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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 1706 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 2780 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The Medibuntu project has come to an end and its repository is no longer maintained and is offline.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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Requested 22 times
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 http://wiki.ubuntu.c…Guidelines & https://launchpad.ne…duct/1.0.1 PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-22 00:09:53
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-01-17 10:55:37
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
Requested 9 times
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
Requested 18 times
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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Requested 11 times
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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Requested 135 times
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 651 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
Requested 25 times
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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Requested 17 times
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
Requested 2 times
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
Requested 693 times
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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Requested 67 times
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
Requested 74 times
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 59 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
Requested 0 times
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
gnash <reply> Gnash is an open-source Flash replacement. It is still beta software. For current status or for more info http://www.gnu.org/s…are/gnash/ nalioth
Added on: 2006-12-24 19:11:58
Last edited by pangolin
Last modified: 2012-02-09 18:09:58
Requested 483 times
tony <deleted>practically Canadian tonyyarusso
Added on: 2006-12-24 05:31:13
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-05 19:08:42
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o4o offtopic-#kubuntu-offtopic offtopic4offtopic offtopic-#xubuntu-offtopic offtopic-#ubuntu-offtopic religion sex ot4ot 040 drugs politics-#ubuntu-offtopic rock&roll-#ubuntu-offtopic suicide <reply>Some topics are controversial and often end in negativity. Take care on subjects like war, race, religion, politics, gender, sexuality, drugs, potentially illegal activities and suicide. The topics are not banned; stating your position is ok, but trolling, baiting, hostility or repetition are not. If you are asked to stop, do so politely. Disputes to !appeals, please adhere to !freenode Policy and the !CodeOfConduct LjL
Added on: 2006-12-21 03:36:09
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-18 05:04:06
Requested 3415 times
tuxracer <reply> Tuxracer is now renamed Planet Penguin Racer! The package is planetpenguin-racer in !universe. Enjoy. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-12-20 19:48:26
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