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kubuntu-bugs <reply>Major Kubuntu desktop bugs can be found at https://bugs.launchp…buntu-bugs elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-12-22 05:10:53
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:53:27
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flashissue <deleted><alias> flashissues PriceChild
Added on: 2007-12-20 18:47:27
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 18:35:56
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ops-#ubuntustudio <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - PING astraljava, cub, holstein, jussi, joejaxx, ScottL, scott-work or Unit193 PriceChild
Added on: 2007-12-20 13:49:09
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-05-21 04:29:56
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aolspeak <deleted><alias> lol Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-20 04:33:51
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:38:30
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usb unetbootin liveusb persistant persistent <reply> For information about installing Ubuntu from USB flash drives, see https://help.ubuntu.…omUSBStick - For a persistent live USB install, see: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Persistent Pici
Added on: 2007-12-19 14:05:13
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-02-05 19:10:19
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cake-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The cake is a !pie! Pici
Added on: 2007-12-18 15:52:54
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-02-11 21:29:48
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rt realtime <reply> The RT kernel is the Linux kernel with special realtime patches applied. It is not available in Ubuntu. See also !lowlatency and https://help.ubuntu.…TimeKernel Tm_T
Added on: 2007-12-18 11:26:52
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2020-02-26 16:33:48
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startup-#kubuntu <reply> To make programs start up automatically when you log into your KDE session, run all programs that you want to be started and close all other programs, then select 'Save Session' in the K menu. Alternatively, create a !symlink to the wanted program in ~/.kde/Autostart - See !boot for starting non-interactive programs at boot LjL
Added on: 2007-12-15 15:47:48
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sharedprinting <deleted><reply> If you are unable to share a printer over the network on 7.10 (Gutsy), AppArmour could be the problem. See http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=531343 to see how to disable it temporarily or permanently elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-12-14 12:59:39
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-04-29 02:37:55
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flashissues <deleted><reply> The Flash plugin installation has been broken for some time. A fix has been released now. If the update fails to install Flash, try « sudo apt-get --purge remove flashplugin-nonfree ; sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree » Mez
Added on: 2007-12-12 14:23:16
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 18:36:02
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mda <reply> A Mail Delivery Agent (MDA) is the server software for local delivery and rewriting of messages. The default MDA (and !MTA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("procmail" or "dovecot" can also be used). See also !MailServer and !MUA LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:27:06
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:29:37
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proxies <reply> "Proxies" are services acting as intermediate agents in various sorts of Internet connections. Examples are TOR, !apt-proxy, and HTTP proxies (such as "squid"). It is possible to install and use Ubuntu via some proxy connections: see FIXME LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:24:10
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-10-08 19:06:56
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time ntp <reply> Information about using and setting your computer's clock on Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…UbuntuTime - See https://help.ubuntu.…e/NTP.html for information on usage of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:11:33
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:41:04
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mailprotocols imap dovecot pop <reply> IMAP and POP are protocols for fetching email. The officially-supported server in Ubuntu is Dovecot (packages "dovecot-imapd" for IMAP, and "dovecot-pop3d" for POP) - See also !MailServer for information on the SMTP protocol LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:01:36
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:06:18
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mailserver mail server smtp <reply> Ubuntu supports the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and provides mail server software of many kinds. You can install a basic email handling configuration with the "Mail server" task during installation, or with the "tasksel" command. See also https://help.ubuntu.…MailServer and https://help.ubuntu.…vices.html LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 15:58:41
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:43:32
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mua <reply> A Mail User Agent (MUA) is the application you use to read email messages. Examples include Evolution, !Thunderbird and mutt. MUA's are required to read mail on your system and could be compared to the mail functions of Microsoft Outlook. LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 15:57:21
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2008-05-29 16:10:12
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mta <reply> A Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) is the server software that sends and queues mail. The default MTA (and !MDA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("exim" is also officially supported). See also !MailServer and !MUA LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 15:52:44
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:30:17
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jeos <reply> JeOS (pronounced "Juice") is Just enough Operating System. It is an efficient variant of the Ubuntu Server operating system, configured specifically for virtual appliances. See http://www.ubuntu.co…ition/jeos for more information. Pici
Added on: 2007-12-11 15:45:22
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opguidelines-#ubuntu-ops <reply> For information regarding guidelines that all Ubuntu operators should follow, please read: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines Pici
Added on: 2007-12-10 17:23:12
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-01-17 11:01:15
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de-offtopic-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Deutschspachlige nonsense gibt es nicht hier, unless sie wollen banniert wesen. Actually, ich werde ihr bannieren anyway. LjL
Added on: 2007-12-09 17:10:33
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bar <reply>baz mneptok
Added on: 2007-12-08 00:28:48
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-09-19 13:36:04
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merging merge-o-matic merge <reply>Merging is the process of including changes from other distributions (most commonly Debian) into Ubuntu packages, and is typically a major focus at the beginning of each Ubuntu development cycle. Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.…nt/Merging for more information. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-02 03:01:28
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patch <reply> Patches are files describing the changes in code to achieve some results. There are a number of ways these can be produced, but https://wiki.ubuntu.…s/HowToFix and http://developer.ubu…kages.html may provide some useful guidelines. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-01 12:13:47
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:12
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ogra <deleted><reply>ogra looks like a pirate! mneptok
Added on: 2007-11-30 00:19:48
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-27 17:47:44
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contribute-#xubuntu <reply> To see how you can help out with Xubuntu, please see http://xubuntu.org/contribute/ - additionally, you can join the devleoper channel #xubuntu-devel and introduce yourself (we'll reply when we're around) LjL
Added on: 2007-11-27 00:49:04
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-12-03 01:40:46
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brokenusplash-#kubuntu <reply> Supported screen resolutions are sometimes detected incorrectly, causing the splash screen to not appear and slowing down boot. Edit /etc/usplash.conf and change "xres" and "yres" to a resolution that your graphics system certainly supports, then run « sudo update-usplash-theme usplash-theme-kubuntu » LjL
Added on: 2007-11-27 00:05:36
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brokenusplash <reply> Supported screen resolutions are sometimes detected incorrectly, causing the splash screen to not appear and slowing down boot. Edit /etc/usplash.conf and change "xres" and "yres" to a resolution that your graphics system certainly supports, then run « sudo update-usplash-theme usplash-theme-ubuntu » LjL
Added on: 2007-11-27 00:05:09
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nbs <reply> Some packages are no longer built from source as a result of various transitions. The reverse dependencies of these packages require an update. The current tracking list is available from http://people.ubuntu…chive/NBS/ Pici
Added on: 2007-11-26 17:30:44
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xfce-icons <reply> To install icons, unpack them to ~/.icons/ - Visit http://www.xfce-look.org/ for all kinds of eyecandy for your Xfce4 desktop! - See also !themes for other GNOME theme sites LjL
Added on: 2007-11-25 03:10:11
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recon-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> recon stands for something related to lousy Internet service providers. LjL
Added on: 2007-11-24 04:02:09
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2010-05-18 10:40:06
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teamspeak the proprietry VoIP software see: https://help.ubuntu.…/TeamSpeak For a open source alternative consider using Mumble http://mumble.sourceforge.net/ ompaul
Added on: 2007-11-23 21:04:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:43:42
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j-_ <deleted><reply> j-_ is as j-_ does ;-) ompaul
Added on: 2007-11-23 20:45:47
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-19 23:44:09
Requested 36 times
coffee <deleted>a caffeinated beverage made by filtering hot water through ground up roasted beans of the coffee plant. Flavouring to taste such as milk or cream, sugar or sweetener are often added afterwards. Not to be confused with !java Tm_T
Added on: 2007-11-22 20:49:21
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-02-03 15:42:16
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composite cube <reply> Compiz-Fusion (and the older Compiz and Beryl) are window managers that employ the "composite" extension of X to draw windows using graphics cards' 3D hardware. They can additionally provide "desktop special effects" (such as the "cube") by means of plug-ins. Join #compiz-fusion for help and support with advanced features. See also « /msg $nick compiz » and « /msg $nick effects » LjL
Added on: 2007-11-21 16:47:18
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:59:28
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sbuild a system to easily build packages in a clean schroot environment. To get started with SBuild, see https://help.ubuntu.…ldLVMHowto LaserJock
Added on: 2007-11-21 06:52:27
Last edited by Hobbsee
Last modified: 2007-11-21 06:53:02
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sk <reply> Žiadame slovenských používateľov aby v kanáli #ubuntu hovorili po anglicky. Slovensky a česky sa dohovoríte v #ubuntu-cz. jrib
Added on: 2007-11-20 14:31:39
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-11-28 22:02:28
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nonfree <reply> When we use the term 'non-free', we mean that it is not Free (as in freedom) Software. Software that is not Free cannot be fixed or improved by anyone except its authors -- who are not us :(. For more information, see https://www.gnu.org/…ee-sw.html elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-11-19 10:32:30
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-01 05:21:42
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crack <deleted><alias> jdong Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-11-19 02:37:51
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-18 22:31:21
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mako <deleted><reply>Benjamin "Mako" Hill is a member of the Community Council and co-author of The Official Ubuntu Book. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-11-14 15:43:57
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2012-01-03 09:54:30
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kopete im-#kubuntu <reply> Instant Messenger Client Kopete (http://kopete.kde.org) supports MSN, Jabber, AIM, YIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ and, in KDE 3, IRC. See also !Pidgin Tm_T
Added on: 2007-11-14 13:16:40
Last edited by stdin
Last modified: 2008-09-18 09:27:41
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dns <reply> To set up a Domain Name Service see the !serverguide - https://help.ubuntu.…e/dns.html Madpilot
Added on: 2007-11-12 07:06:45
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:41:45
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bofh <reply>You can find the BOFH and the PFY at https://bearbin.net/bofh and http://theregister.c…odds/bofh/ Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 20:52:01
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:18:20
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vraag <reply> Vraag niet of je mag vragen, maar vraag! Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:53:56
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automatix-#ubuntu-nl niet aanbevolen, ondersteund, of noodzakelijk, zie ook http://mjg59.livejou…77440.html Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:53:04
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ops-#ubuntu-nl <reply> Help! profoX, JanC, Seveas, defrysk, joolz, SWAT of wdh! Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:16:28
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richtlijnen coc-#ubuntu-nl <reply> Richtlijnen voor het verblijf in #ubuntu-nl vind je op http://www.ubuntu-nl…hap/regels Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:11:27
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:47:12
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rs serbian <reply> Molimo udjite u #ubuntu-rs za pomoc u vezi sa Ubuntuom na srpskom jeziku. LjL
Added on: 2007-11-11 17:31:16
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acronym acronyms <deleted><alias> noob Pici
Added on: 2007-11-08 18:51:52
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:40:55
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profanephobia-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Profanephobia is afraid of profane things! Spec
Added on: 2007-11-06 20:52:52
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:39:16
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lynoure <deleted><reply> Lynoure has the answer! ompaul
Added on: 2007-11-06 20:52:42
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:28:34
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