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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
Requested 32 times
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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modules <reply> To compile modules and drivers that are not bundled with the standard kernel, for more info /msg $nick kernel , install the relevant package, usually called "<modulename>-source", and run « sudo module-assistant » (you will have to do this again after kernel updates). To prevent specific modules from loading, see /msg $nick blacklist LjL
Added on: 2007-01-26 02:51:55
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:58:33
Requested 126 times
twinview a feature provided by nvidia cards, which can be configured with nvidia-settings LjL
Added on: 2007-01-25 18:05:08
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-08-10 08:38:34
Requested 130 times
logs-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> This channel is NOT officially logged. Logs for most other #*ubuntu* channels can be found at http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ with LoCo channels at http://logs.ubuntu-e…/freenode/ PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-24 20:15:24
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-24 04:32:02
Requested 18 times
virtualizers vm virtualizer virtual machine virtual virtualisation virtualiser virtualisers <reply> There are several solutions for running other operating systems (or their programs) inside Ubuntu, while using the native CPU as much as possible: !QEmu (with !KQemu), !VirtualBox, !VMWare, as well as !WINE and !Cedega for Windows applications LjL
Added on: 2007-01-23 16:27:34
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-11-04 01:47:09
Requested 904 times
virtualbox vbox <reply> Virtualbox is a virtualizer for x86 and amd64 architectures. It's available in the package "virtualbox" in the !repositories, and you can download the Virtualbox Extension Pack for additional, non-Free functionality at http://virtualbox.org . Additional details can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…VirtualBox LjL
Added on: 2007-01-23 16:27:30
Last edited by pangolin
Last modified: 2011-11-29 12:28:51
Requested 1708 times
clone cloning <reply> To replicate your packages selection on another machine (or restore it if re-installing), you can use the !software package "apt-clone" - See also !automate LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 21:25:00
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2013-11-07 22:13:08
Requested 2788 times
medibuntu w32codecs <reply>The Medibuntu project has come to an end and its repository is no longer maintained and is offline. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 19:29:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-11-25 18:30:11
Requested 2803 times
arabic <reply> For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 19:07:42
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-09-30 14:28:21
Requested 384 times
membership <reply>Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.…/NewMember Mez
Added on: 2007-01-22 16:02:33
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-12-04 22:29:06
Requested 79 times
ripping-#kubuntu rip-#kubuntu <reply> To rip an Audio CD in KDE, Choose "Open Audio CD in Dolphin" from the Device Notifier (or enter the address audiocd:/), then just copy + paste the tracks in the format you want. You can configure the settings from System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Audio Cds Mez
Added on: 2007-01-22 15:20:46
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-30 01:45:19
Requested 37 times
ddebs See http://people.ubuntu…tti/ddebs/ and https://lists.ubuntu…00195.html for documentation Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-22 04:07:44
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stop <deleted><reply> NOTICE - Please stop this discussion NOW. See !offtopic for things that are inappropriate to discuss in this channel. Continuing will result in action being taken. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 02:22:14
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 07:05:33
Requested 561 times
etiquette-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Unsure how you should behave on this channel? See !CoC, !Guidelines, !Offtopic, !Language, !Attitude, !Repeat, !Enter, !Paste, !NickSpam, !AskTheBot, !Offtopic4Offtopic - and most importantly, use common sense :-) LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 02:17:50
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-18 06:15:25
Requested 174 times
guidelines-#ubuntuforums <reply> See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines & https://launchpad.ne…duct/1.0.1 PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-22 00:09:53
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:45:27
Requested 27 times
compositor-#xubuntu <reply> To disable Xfce's built-in compositor, go to Settings Manager → Window Manager Tweaks → Compositor. To fix tearing, you can try Compton instead, for which Xubuntu includes default settings. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-20 23:57:13
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-12-01 23:50:29
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plg <deleted><reply> Project Looking Glass is an environment with 3D windowing and visualization capabilities. Web site: https://lg3d-core.de….java.net/ - Demo: http://wwws.sun.com/…/demo.html - Live CD: https://lg3d-livecd.….java.net/ - Binary Builds: https://lg3d-core.de…uilds.html LjL
Added on: 2007-01-20 16:53:07
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-04-28 15:18:27
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hurd <reply> The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is not ready for production use, as there are still many bugs and missing features. http://www.gnu.org/s…/hurd.html apokryphos
Added on: 2007-01-20 16:13:01
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usersplanet <reply> A new aggregation of blogs from Ubuntu users was set up. This differs from Planet Ubuntu (found at http://planet.ubuntu.com), and you do not need to be an official Ubuntu member to join. Please see http://ubuntuweblogs.org/ to discover and http://ubuntuweblogs…ubmit.html to submit your Ubuntu-related weblogs. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-01-19 07:14:44
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ubunto <reply> It's spelled Ubuntu! with a U! *Ubuntu*! LjL
Added on: 2007-01-18 01:38:51
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scoobysnack-#ubuntuforums <reply> Yuck! PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-17 21:37:04
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chanserv.py a ChanServ helper script for !XChat | https://github.com/s…hanserv.py Mez
Added on: 2007-01-17 06:53:54
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-31 06:42:28
Requested 89 times
prevu <deleted>an automated, personal backporting utility. Check out https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Prevu for more details PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-17 03:41:59
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:25
Requested 172 times
partner partners <reply> Canonical's partner repositories provide a location for software vendors to publish applications. The repo itself can be added by running this in a !terminal: « sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" » PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 21:37:44
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2012-11-09 20:42:46
Requested 654 times
girls-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> girls are the #1 reason for distractions PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 16:40:01
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-25 18:48:57
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boys-#ubuntuforums <reply> ♪ Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do, watcha gonna do when they come for you ♫ PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 16:39:09
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kdeguide <reply>See http://docs.kde.org/stable/en/ for a guide to using KDE. Mez
Added on: 2007-01-16 01:16:36
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:22:41
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kdesvn <reply> See http://techbase.kde.…Sources/en for details on accessing KDE's code via SVN or Git Mez
Added on: 2007-01-16 01:03:30
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:24:15
Requested 10 times
aol-#ubuntu-offtopic something we don't suggest you do even in the privacy of your own home ompaul
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:57:07
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modeabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ops are bored and having a bit of fun... bear with us... they'll find something to code soon enough... PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:49:43
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support-#ubuntuforums <reply> This is the Ubuntu Forums Community Chat, and is mainly used for offtopic conversations. If you are looking for support, please try #ubuntu. Thanks! Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:18:18
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2012-06-30 19:41:36
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lsb <reply> The Linux Standard Base, or LSB, is a joint project by several Linux distributions under the organizational structure of The Free Standards Group to standardize the internal structure of Linux-based operating systems. The LSB is based on the POSIX specification, the Single UNIX Specification, and several other open standards, but extends them in certain areas. Hawkwind
Added on: 2007-01-15 09:14:12
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rockbox an open source firmware replacement for audio players from Archos, iRiver, Apple (iPod), and iAudio. See http://www.rockbox.org/ to get started! Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-14 18:47:57
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-05-04 14:21:18
Requested 348 times
boys-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ♪ Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do, watcha gonna do when they come for you ♫ Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-12 02:37:17
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support-#xubuntu <reply> As most of the Ubuntu channels, #xubuntu is English only. A list of the localized Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…_channels. These channels will most probably be able to give Xubuntu support too. For alternative Xubuntu support options, please see http://xubuntu.org/help/. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-11 08:54:11
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-12-01 20:48:06
Requested 14 times
testing-#xubuntu <reply> For information on how to help test the next release of Xubuntu, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.…tu/Testing somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-11 03:42:24
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2011-09-06 12:10:03
Requested 16 times
politics <reply> Please take political discussion to ##politics. Thank you! somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-10 00:33:38
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-06-14 21:01:31
Requested 473 times
gtalk <reply> Google Talk (GTalk) is an instant messaging program from Google. Currently, Google does not have an official standalone GTalk client for Linux, but supports connections from third-party clients such as !Pidgin and !Kopete | See http://www.google.co…ients.html for more information somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-09 08:44:17
Last edited by stdin
Last modified: 2008-11-13 04:33:22
Requested 32 times
xincludes xlibs <reply> When a program or configure script asks for "X includes", you should probably install the following package: xorg-dev nalioth
Added on: 2007-01-07 21:24:46
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-02-18 18:36:23
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meetings meeting ircmeetings <reply> Team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting - See « /msg $nick logs » for transcripts. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-07 15:49:31
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:57:26
Requested 60 times
autostart-#kubuntu <reply> Use the tool in System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Autostart, or System Settings -> Startup and Shutdown, to make programs automatically start in KDE session. See !boot for managing which non-interactive programs start at boot fdoving
Added on: 2007-01-03 22:27:00
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-30 01:32:29
Requested 345 times
welcome-#ubuntu <deleted><reply> Welcome to #ubuntu - the Ubuntu support channel. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-03 20:14:08
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2009-09-18 04:04:46
Requested 277 times
wtf <deleted><alias> language somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-02 00:25:10
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2016-02-11 04:23:40
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kbuildsycoca kmenu_update kbuildsyscoca kmenuupdate kmenu update <reply> If your K menu is out of date, like after installing an application and not finding it in the K menu, you should type "kbuildsycoca" in a terminal to rebuild the KDE configuration cache LjL
Added on: 2006-12-29 17:19:44
Last edited by Jucato
Last modified: 2007-02-19 13:24:03
Requested 24 times
cubuntu <deleted>an unofficial command-line based Ubuntu derivative. It includes a browser, an email client, a media player and many other useful applications. For installation instructions, see http://alecjw.google…lineubuntu LjL
Added on: 2006-12-28 21:34:32
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:39:24
Requested 27 times
deluge a Bittorrent client, created using Python and GTK+, intended to bring a native, full-featured client to !GTK environments such as GNOME and Xfce. See http://deluge-torrent.org/ for more information or the package 'deluge-torrent' in the package repositories. LjL
Added on: 2006-12-28 20:42:49
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-10-10 01:54:32
Requested 162 times
foss <reply> FOSS stands for Free and Open Source Software. See !freedom for more info. thoreauputic
Added on: 2006-12-25 02:36:59
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-07-11 12:18:14
Requested 18 times

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