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ontopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the Kubuntu support channel, #ubuntu+1 supports the development version of Ubuntu and #kubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Jucato
Added on: 2007-03-29 07:29:16
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usersnack <reply> Are peanut husks ok? The ops ate the chocolates and peanuts already... elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-28 17:27:44
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Last modified: 2007-04-11 13:44:19
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coc-jbj <reply> a/s/l? Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-27 17:37:09
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dist-upgrade distupgrade <reply> A dist-upgrade will install new dependencies for packages already installed and may remove packages if they are no longer needed. This will not bring you to a new release of Ubuntu, see !upgrade if that is your intention. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-03-27 15:46:32
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2012-01-26 13:32:57
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fix adept <deleted><alias> aptlock LjL
Added on: 2007-03-26 21:39:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:01:53
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opsnack happiness <reply>Chocolate! And Strawberries! And ICE CREAM! Ooo! and 60 minutes +m! Amaranth
Added on: 2007-03-26 19:44:08
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Last modified: 2011-06-06 02:13:45
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kickstart <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.…4/apb.html - See also !cloning LJL
Added on: 2007-03-21 01:00:32
Last edited by Jordan_U
Last modified: 2014-12-04 23:22:27
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automate <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.…6/apb.html - See also !cloning LJL
Added on: 2007-03-21 01:00:24
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2015-09-28 14:51:35
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gps maps <reply> Street mapping and GPS navigation software available for Ubuntu includes Navit, MoNav (http://code.google.c…p/monav/), Gosmore (free vector maps from OSM), GpsDrive (GTK, raster maps, free), !GoogleEarth (Qt, proprietary vector maps, proprietary) LjL
Added on: 2007-03-18 14:13:20
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2011-04-30 11:45:36
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roadnav a free street mapping and GPS navigation program with spoken directions, using free data available from the U.S. Census Bureau (TIGER, at http://www.census.go…ww/tiger/) and the OpenStreetMap project (at http://www.openstreetmap.org/) - An !Edgy compatible package can be downloaded at http://roadnav.sourc…forge.net/ LjL
Added on: 2007-03-18 14:09:53
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library packaging guide lib-p-g <reply> http://www.netfort.g…guide.html fdoving
Added on: 2007-03-18 00:50:56
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importance-#ubuntu-bugs importance-#ubuntu-motu <reply> You can learn about setting bug importance at https://wiki.ubuntu.…Importance LjL
Added on: 2007-03-14 23:13:49
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tor-#ubuntu-proxy-users <deleted><alias> hostmask PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 17:50:31
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Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:41:37
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tor-gpg <deleted><reply> freenode blocks connections from Tor users on its regular servers. Users registered with nickserv can connect to freenode's Tor hidden service instead; see http://freenode.net/….shtml#tor for instructions. For help, ask in #freenode. nalioth
Added on: 2007-03-14 06:43:29
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:12
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ops-#ubuntu-us <reply> Help! nixternal, pleia2, atoponce, etank, Zelut or jono! PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 01:06:52
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-12-16 23:13:29
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ops-#ubuntu-ohio <reply>Help! jacobmp92, meatballhat, rrittenhouse, PWill or Vorian. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 01:05:05
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piracy warez illegal cracking <reply> piracy discussion and other questionably legal practices are not welcome in the Ubuntu channels. Please take this discussion elsewhere or abstain from it altogether. This includes linking to pirated software, music, and video. Also see !guidelines and !o4o elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-11 14:52:32
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Last modified: 2011-07-19 19:43:02
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support-#ubuntuforums-beginners <reply> This channel is for the Ubuntu Beginners Transitioning team. While we'll be glad to help you, you may find better luck in #ubuntu or one of the more specialised support channels. ompaul
Added on: 2007-03-07 20:00:51
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return <deleted><alias> enter PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-01 17:44:48
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:31:17
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pastebin-#kubuntu <deleted><reply> For posting multi-line texts into the channel, please use http://paste.kde.org | To post !screenshots use http://imgur.com/ !pastebinit to paste directly from command line | Make sure you give us the URL for your paste - see also the channel topic. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-02-27 23:39:07
Last edited by valorie
Last modified: 2017-04-16 23:57:08
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sysresccd <reply> SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM. It contains a number of admin tools including gparted and partimage. http://sysresccd.org/Main_Page ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-27 21:16:25
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-03-04 12:21:38
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sysinfo-#ubuntuforums <reply> Please do not use sysinfo scripts in this channel. Doing so will result in a warning then ban. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-27 19:25:18
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goodbotuse <deleted>please do "!factoid > user" see here: for more details: https://wiki.ubuntu.…goodbotuse ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-25 13:14:01
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-01-17 10:56:49
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java-#kubuntu <deleted><reply>To install a Java compiler/interpreter on Ubuntu, look at https://help.ubuntu.…unity/Java - For the Sun Java runtime install sun-java5-jre or sun-java6-jre from the !Multiverse repository. Jucato
Added on: 2007-02-22 06:51:50
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Last modified: 2009-10-19 13:00:42
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proxy <deleted><reply> Several Ubuntu channels prohibit access from open proxies and other anonymous connections due to a high level of abuse. The supported ways to hide your IP address on freenode are to use !Tor or get a !cloak Seveas
Added on: 2007-02-19 22:15:51
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Last modified: 2014-08-07 13:01:46
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bg <reply> опитайте #ubuntu-bg за български потребители . try #ubuntu-bg for bulgarian users, and please idle there patiently apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-19 19:34:56
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otherhelp <reply> If no-one here can help you you can try the ubuntu-users mailing list - https://lists.ubuntu…untu-users or the forums - http://ubuntuforums.org Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-02-16 03:07:54
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newb <deleted><alias> noob PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-15 02:06:10
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:40:51
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irda <reply> Information about using IrDA interfaces under Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…/IrdaHowto LjL
Added on: 2007-02-14 17:20:14
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howdy <deleted><alias> hi LjL
Added on: 2007-02-13 19:30:07
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Last modified: 2010-10-14 19:09:57
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uvf <deleted>Upstream Version Freeze. For an exception, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ionProcess Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-02-12 08:58:00
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-02-21 16:36:09
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spam <reply> Please don't spam Mez
Added on: 2007-02-11 16:34:50
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Last modified: 2014-01-18 06:12:29
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nick <reply> Your nick is how people know you on IRC. Please don't change your nicknames too often (use /nick newnick), or it creates a lot of confusion. You should also !register your nick with freenode. LjL
Added on: 2007-02-09 18:13:37
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Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:22:04
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upgradeproblem <deleted>There is a problem with the latest linux-image-generic package (is broken as for now) it is a known bug that is being sorted out here: https://launchpad.ne…+bug/83976 elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-09 15:06:46
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-04-07 17:30:43
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synergy-#ubuntuforums <reply> Synergy is a means for the best threads on forums around the internet to be read by the masses. When a community admin or one of their delegated usergroups submits a thread, it enters the forum's "submission queue". Once every x hours (this number will be variable and based upon a number of factors) a thread from the queue will be accepted by the system at Zoints.com and then propagated across all Sy PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-08 21:54:59
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eff The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a non-profit advocacy and legal organisation with the stated purpose of being dedicated to preserving free speech rights. http://www.eff.org/ elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-07 12:56:19
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au <reply> The Australian Local Community Team has channels here on freenode. They are #ubuntu-au for technical discussion, and #ubuntu-au-chat for social chatter. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-06 10:55:00
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Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:22:43
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staff staffers <deleted><reply> Hey christel, Corey, Dave2, Gary, Myrtti, Pricey, VorTechS, jayne, marienz, niko, nhandler, tomaw, ldunn, I could use a bit of your time :) Seveas
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:30:28
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-02-28 13:55:17
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hate a thing we don't encourage - why waste your energy‽ ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:29:41
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Last modified: 2014-09-10 18:37:34
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metisse <deleted><reply>Metisse is Mandriva's composite window manager. For more information, see http://www.mandriva.…ts/metisse apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-03 16:28:34
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:33
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dontdothat-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> bad-#ubuntu-offtopic LjL
Added on: 2007-02-01 00:14:20
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:37:05
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security <reply> Security Updates are dealt with here: https://help.ubuntu.…y/Security - See also !root, !firewall, !server, and !usn LjL
Added on: 2007-01-31 19:20:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-02-16 22:21:16
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qa <reply>To change the importance of a bug, you need to be part of the Ubuntu QA team. see https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/UbuntuQA Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-31 10:29:22
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forkbomb <reply> A forkbomb spells certain doom. It is a command that will take all clock cycles on a computer and render the machine in dire need of a reboot! Spec
Added on: 2007-01-31 02:09:42
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2007-05-02 21:02:20
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vista <deleted>a recent version of Microsoft Windows. Discussion on Windows related topics is available in ##windows. General issues on moving from Windows to Ubuntu is convered in the wiki guide at https://help.ubuntu.…romWindows Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-30 21:00:06
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Last modified: 2014-08-12 04:25:24
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support-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu (see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org as well). Please be aware that this channel is mainly for other discussion. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-28 21:19:04
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Last modified: 2014-03-27 19:14:38
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bad-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Oh no, you just made me cry! :-( LjL
Added on: 2007-01-28 21:13:48
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fiesty <reply> It is spelt "FEIsty" :) Mez
Added on: 2007-01-27 08:11:30
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-09-21 19:19:53
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adept unlock <deleted><alias> aptlock LjL
Added on: 2007-01-27 01:07:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:05:33
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spec <reply> A spec is the details (specifications) of the components that make up software or a device. See: https://launchpad.ne…ntu/+specs for specifications in Ubuntu. Spec
Added on: 2007-01-26 18:21:47
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