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lunix-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> LUnix is a Little Unix for your Commodore 64, dust it off and visit http://hld.c64.org/p…lunix.html for details! genii
Added on: 2014-10-10 16:10:37
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shellshock <reply> Ubuntu has released security updates for both recent bash vulnerabilities for all currently-supported versions of Ubuntu. Use your preferred package manager to apply all pending updates. See http://www.ubuntu.co…sn-2362-1/ , http://www.ubuntu.co…sn-2363-1/ , and http://www.ubuntu.co…sn-2363-2/ for more information. knome
Added on: 2014-09-25 20:17:17
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fuchs-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> http://i.imgur.com/b3mcM.jpg (not on fire) rww
Added on: 2014-09-17 15:29:16
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the fifth-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I plead the fifth! genii
Added on: 2014-08-15 20:29:56
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certificates certificate <reply> For more information about Ubuntu Membership Certificates and how to obtain please read http://fridge.ubuntu…u-members/ IdleOne
Added on: 2014-08-12 16:14:42
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female-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> https://i.imgur.com/…srS1U2.jpg rww
Added on: 2014-08-10 04:44:28
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stoned <reply> JUST SAY NO! genii
Added on: 2014-07-29 05:01:18
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boss-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> http://instantboss.org/ IdleOne
Added on: 2014-07-23 00:42:28
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boss-#ubuntu-fftopic <deleted><reply> http://instantboss.org/ IdleOne
Added on: 2014-07-23 00:41:38
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lpstatus <reply> If PPAs or other Launchpad services seem unavailable, please check https://twitter.com/…hpadstatus to see if there is a current issue which is already known genii
Added on: 2014-06-15 03:24:33
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uos uds <reply> The Ubuntu Online Summit will be held between 10th June - 12 June 2014. See http://summit.ubuntu…/uos-1406/ for agenda and participation information. Pici
Added on: 2014-06-11 14:20:15
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lts2lts <deleted><reply> It will be possible to upgrade directly from Precise Pangolin ( 12.04.4 ) to Trusty Tahr after 14.04.1 is released on July 24, 2014 genii
Added on: 2014-06-09 19:15:57
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man human-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>No manual entry for human Flannel
Added on: 2014-05-17 03:23:09
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darwin <reply> Here's your award. IdleOne
Added on: 2014-05-08 06:02:59
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utopian <reply> It is spelt !utopiC :) rww
Added on: 2014-04-26 07:20:44
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ltsupgrade <reply> The automatic LTS upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 was scheduled when 16.04.1 LTS was released on July 21st, but due to last bug testings it has been opened on July 28th. Pici
Added on: 2014-04-23 19:44:16
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14.10 <reply> Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) was the 21st release of Ubuntu. Support ended on July 23rd, 2015. See !eol, !eolupgrade and http://ubottu.com/y/utopic Pici
Added on: 2014-04-23 17:33:34
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utopic unicorn <reply> Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) was the 21st release of Ubuntu. Support ended on July 23rd, 2015. See !eol, !upgrade and http://ubottu.com/y/utopic Pici
Added on: 2014-04-23 17:33:20
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doesn't work-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Doesn't work is a strong statement. Does it sit on the couch all day? Does it want more money? Is it on IRC all the time? Please be specific! Examples of what doesn't work tend to help too. Flannel
Added on: 2014-04-22 02:57:13
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isitout-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Yes, and sit out you shall. Flannel
Added on: 2014-04-17 08:21:53
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cod <deleted>a type of fish rww
Added on: 2014-04-17 06:03:52
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06:00:55 < rww> !no, isitout-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><alias> isitout rww
Added on: 2014-04-17 00:17:07
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06:01:17 < rww> !no, isitout <deleted><reply> Not yet! It's due out some time on the 17th :) rww
Added on: 2014-04-17 00:17:02
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the list of reserved commands you have <deleted>a bit nuts rww
Added on: 2014-04-12 22:50:18
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mre <reply> Micro Release Exceptions are approved by the Ubuntu Technical Board on a per-package basis for packages that cannot be acceptably handled through the Stable Release Update (!sru) process. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Exceptions for more information. rww
Added on: 2014-04-12 22:33:56
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hack $hr$We hold these truths to be tautological, that all processes are created equal, that they are endowed by their Programmer with certain unreducable flags, that among these are const, static, and the pursuit of reentrancy. <deleted><reply>When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the technical bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the transistor, the separate and equal station to which the laws of Moore and of Mealy's Machine entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should delcare the causes which impel them to the singularity. Flannel
Added on: 2014-03-30 23:48:40
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hack-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> im in ur base hackin ur d00dz Flannel
Added on: 2014-03-30 23:38:15
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trim ssd <reply> Many Solid State Drives support TRIM, which allows the drive to do garbage collection and improves performance. Ubuntu 14.04 activates it by default. For older versions, see http://askubuntu.com/a/19480 for information on activating it. rww
Added on: 2014-03-29 05:24:27
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right-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> not frenocha rww
Added on: 2014-03-24 20:05:32
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foocoin bitcoin dogecoin cgminer <reply> Ubuntu's repositories do not include clients for most cryptocurrencies. You will need to use a !PPA or !compile from source to get them. Since neither of these options is officially supported, consider asking your cryptocurrency's IRC channel (see !alis) for help. rww
Added on: 2014-03-09 02:08:12
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bing-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ban rww
Added on: 2014-03-07 05:22:34
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caninotbeanop-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> no rww
Added on: 2014-02-15 02:59:34
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oh-#ubuntu-locoteams <deleted><reply> The LoCo Team for Ohio can be found in the channel #ubuntu-us-oh genii
Added on: 2014-02-14 21:09:41
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oh oh my! AlanBell
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systemd the default init system for Ubuntu 15.04 onwards. For information on transitioning from upstart to systemd, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…startUsers For a guide to basic service management with systemd, see https://www.digitalo…-and-units Pici
Added on: 2014-02-14 14:10:03
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lts-hardware <reply> If you experience issues with the LTS kernel, please check https://wiki.ubuntu.…ementStack to see if you may upgrade to a newer kernel and X stack. rww
Added on: 2014-02-05 03:18:31
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xmir <reply> XMir is an X server that runs on top of Mir. It permits applications that know how to speak the X protocol but don't know how to speak to Mir (ie, approximately all of them at present) to run in a Mir-based environment. ( http://mjg59.dreamwi…26254.html ) ldunn
Added on: 2014-02-01 23:03:27
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kylin ubuntukylin <reply> Ubuntu Kylin is a variant of Ubuntu that focuses on Chinese users. It is an official part of Ubuntu. For more information, see http://www.ubuntu.co…buntukylin rww
Added on: 2014-01-19 07:10:14
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jono-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> John O'Bacon is the former ( http://www.youtube.c…lYk4RlOnJY ) Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical. When he's not writing blog posts and tweeting, he spends time manufacturing all the bacon on the planet while singing for death metal bands. rww
Added on: 2014-01-14 06:08:20
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xterm-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> If with all the cute terminals that are around you're still using xterm, then you deserve any problem you're experiencing with it. Go away. rww
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choices-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Choices are a curse of capitalism, trapping you in a paroxysm of indecision. Best to have One Way to Do Things. See also !unity, !gnome, and !python rww
Added on: 2014-01-05 00:38:59
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wayland <reply> Wayland is a display server protocol that is intended to replace X. More information can be found at http://wayland.freed…sktop.org/ . Ubuntu is instead focusing on development of !Mir; see its factoid for more information. IdleOne
Added on: 2014-01-04 22:11:49
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optimus <reply> Ubuntu uses nvidia-prime to support optimus videocards. knome
Added on: 2014-01-04 20:24:59
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bumblebee <reply> The Bumblebee Project aims to support NVIDIA Optimus technology under Linux. The Bumblebee website can be found at http://bumblebee-project.org/ knome
Added on: 2014-01-04 20:24:47
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people <reply> Mostly !trolls, but sometimes other kinds of !people. aubade
Added on: 2013-12-28 21:37:56
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ubuntu-gnome <reply> Ubuntu GNOME is a supported !flavor of Ubuntu that uses !GNOME as the default desktop environment instead of Unity. For more info or to download, see http://www.ubuntugnome.org/ or https://wiki.ubuntu.…neStopPage IdleOne
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hello-#xubuntu-devel hi-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Hello! Welcome to $chan! Please note that this channel is for Xubuntu developer coordination. For support questions, please use #xubuntu. Offtopic chatter in #xubuntu-offtopic. knome
Added on: 2013-12-11 23:47:19
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42-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted>the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything. Jordan_U
Added on: 2013-12-11 06:10:11
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maas <reply> Metal as a Service is a dynamic server provisioning service for scalability. See more about it at https://maas.ubuntu.com. h00k
Added on: 2013-12-09 21:06:45
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mass <deleted><reply> ask Pici about !maas h00k
Added on: 2013-12-09 20:28:39
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