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packages <reply> You can browse and search for Ubuntu packages using !Synaptic, !KPackageKit, !Muon, "apt-cache search <keywords or regex>", or online at http://packages.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu has about 30000 packages available, so please *search* for an official package before installing things in awkward ways! LjL
Added on: 2006-07-12 18:15:53
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:01:15
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versioning <deleted><reply> Ubuntu and Debian have slightly different package versioning schemes, for an explanation see http://doc.ubuntu.co…#id2528873 Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-12 13:42:32
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Last modified: 2015-03-13 05:57:38
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packageversions <deleted><alias> versioning imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-12 13:17:24
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Last modified: 2015-03-13 05:57:34
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hi <deleted><reply> Hi! Welcome to $chan! Feel free to ask questions and help people out. The channel guidelines are at https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines . Enjoy your stay! Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-11 17:20:25
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Last modified: 2014-10-25 17:56:42
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ping <reply> pong! Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-07-11 15:58:48
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Last modified: 2013-08-09 11:51:46
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ツ-#ubuntu-offtopic the katakana character 'tsu' - often abused as smiley by Seveas and a truckload of other copycats ッ Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-11 01:25:26
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edgy edgy eft edgyeft 6.10 <reply>Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) was the fifth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 25th, 2008. See !eol for more details. bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-10 01:01:55
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-09-22 15:18:55
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gr el greek greece <reply> #ubuntu-gr και #kubuntu-gr για Έλληνες χρηστές / #ubuntu-gr kai #kubuntu-gr gia Ellhnes xrhstes Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-09 21:14:43
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il $hr$/join #ubuntu-il hebrew <reply> לשיחות בשפה העברית ולגישה לקהילת המשתמשים העברית אנא הקלד: ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-09 20:21:41
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codecs mp3 divx xvid avi mpeg mpg mkv quicktime wma wmv aac restrictedformats restricted formats freeformats restricted realplayer multimedia flashplayer w32 codecs ogg flac video real mp4 m4a free formats ubuntu-restricted-extras asf codec 3gp kubuntu-restricted-extras bluray blueray <reply> For multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.…tedFormats - See also https://help.ubuntu.…media.html - But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.…reeFormats LjL
Added on: 2006-07-09 02:52:18
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-09-06 20:31:53
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players media players video players audio players totem totem-xine vlc banshee rhythmbox amarok media music players player exaile listen <reply> Audio (Ogg, MP3...) players: Audacious, Banshee, Listen, Quod Libet, Rhythmbox, Exaile, XMMS2 (GTK/Gnome based) and Amarok, JuK (Qt/KDE based). Video players: Totem, Xine, MPlayer, VLC, Kaffeine - See also !codecs LjL
Added on: 2006-07-09 02:49:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-04-28 14:54:24
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django a high level python web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. - see http://www.djangoproject.com Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-09 00:32:02
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blacklist <reply> To blacklist a module, edit /etc/modprobe.d/my_blacklist.conf and add « blacklist <modulename> » to the end of that list - To explicitly load modules in a specific order, list them in /etc/initramfs-tools/modules and type « sudo update-initramfs -u » Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-08 22:10:20
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-03-29 19:19:00
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aptitude <deleted><reply> aptitude is another terminal-based front-end to APT. You may encounter multiarch problems on non-updated 12.04 installs, see http://pad.lv/831768 for more information. bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-07 08:24:14
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-05-01 19:31:23
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vnc <reply> VNC is a protocol for remote desktop. https://help.ubuntu.…VNCOverSSH describes how to use it securely. It works best over fast connections, otherwise look at !FreeNX bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-07 02:29:55
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udev rules <reply> Ever wanted to make your USB-stick /dev/usbstick? Go to http://reactivated.n…rules.html to learn more about this feature. uniq
Added on: 2006-07-06 22:32:04
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schedule <deleted><reply> A schedule of Trusty Tahr (14.04) release milestones can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…seSchedule Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-05 20:51:52
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2014-02-18 17:46:18
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citrix <reply> For help configuring the Citrix ICA Client, see: https://help.ubuntu.…lientHowTo ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-05 13:23:41
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eduhardware eduhw https://help.ubuntu.…quirements bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-05 06:41:28
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firefox-kde <deleted><alias> kde firefox uniq
Added on: 2006-07-03 23:38:13
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:05:42
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firefox kde <deleted><alias> kde firefox uniq
Added on: 2006-07-03 23:38:02
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:00:28
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kde firefox <deleted><reply> Go to http://konquefox.free.fr/ for tips and tricks on making Firefox more KDE-friendly. uniq
Added on: 2006-07-03 23:37:36
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:00:22
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fluxbuntu <deleted><reply>fluxbuntu is a LPAE-standard compliant, Ubuntu-based derivative that maintains the goal of running on a wide range of mobile devices and computers (low-end & high-end). It is lightweight, swift and efficient. | Support Channel: #fluxbuntu on freenode | Homepage: http://fluxbuntu.org/ imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-03 05:49:16
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:23:17
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sa2 <reply> للغة العربية رجاء انظم #ubuntu-sa ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-02 17:07:18
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sa <reply> For the Saudi Arabia team : /join #ubuntu-sa : للانظمام الى قناة الفريق السعودي - For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-02 16:44:02
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-09-30 14:28:05
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loco <reply> Information on Ubuntu Local Community Teams is at http://loco.ubuntu.com/ bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-02 12:55:41
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Last modified: 2011-06-30 23:43:50
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locoteams locoteam <reply> Information on Ubuntu Local Community Teams is at https://wiki.ubuntu.…/LoCoTeams bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-02 12:55:21
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language ohmy langauge english ffs foad gtfo nsfw profanity swear swearing curse cursing cuss <reply> Please avoid any language that may be considered offensive, including acronyms and obfuscation of such - also see https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines || The main channels are English only, for other languages, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…hannelList Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-02 10:45:17
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-24 04:47:22
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google lmgtfy <reply> While Google is useful for helpers, many newer users don't have the google-fu yet. Please don't tell people to "google it" when they ask a question. Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-02 10:43:18
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2009-07-08 08:31:37
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gpg trust the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.…GuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.…ranscripts bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-02 09:32:29
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-03-18 06:42:33
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ubuntero <reply> To become an Ubuntero on Launchpad you need to sign the Code of Conduct. See https://help.ubuntu.…GuardHowto bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-02 09:32:02
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automatix automatix2 automatrix <reply> Automatix is no longer developed or supported by its creators and is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. See http://mjg59.livejou…77440.html and « /msg $nick WorksForMe » gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-02 04:29:31
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:49:40
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appdb <reply> The Wine Application DB is a database of applications and help for !Windows programs that run under !WINE: http://appdb.winehq.org - Join #winehq for application help Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-01 15:20:15
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-10-15 14:44:19
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cloak hostmask nicksetup vhost <reply> To get an Ubuntu member cloak or any other one, first register your nick as detailed at https://freenode.net…gistration - For Ubuntu member cloaks, then ask in #ubuntu-irc and provide your Launchpad page. For unaffiliated ones, ask in #freenode. See also !membership apokryphos
Added on: 2006-07-01 02:14:53
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-24 06:37:57
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ban banned <reply> If you are banned from an Ubuntu channel, it is probably because you did not follow the IRC guidelines. For details, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines - To try and resolve a ban, please join #ubuntu-ops. gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-30 22:10:52
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Last modified: 2016-11-27 09:16:37
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pm privatemessage private message msg private query privmsg <reply> Please ask your questions in the channel so that other people can help you, benefit from your questions and answers, and ensure that you're not getting bad advice. Amaranth
Added on: 2006-06-30 16:10:19
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:28:00
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faq <reply> A list of common questions and answers about Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.…nQuestions - Official documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-30 13:36:44
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:56:24
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gpgerr badsig ppagpg <reply> Getting GPG errors after adding custom repositories? Find the GPG keyword for the repository (it's 437D05B5 for the standard ones) and run « sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com <key> » Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-29 17:03:36
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-11-30 02:27:36
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xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu is Ubuntu with !Xfce as the desktop environment. More info at https://xubuntu.org/ - To install the Xubuntu environment from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop^ » - Join #xubuntu for support - See also: !xubuntu-channels gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-29 03:00:45
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-23 18:43:44
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xfce <reply> Xfce is a lightweight and configurable desktop environment used by !Xubuntu. Read more at http://xfce.org/ gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-29 02:46:25
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-08 00:45:25
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bluetooth <reply>For instructions on how to set up bluetooth, see https://help.ubuntu.…toothSetup Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-28 11:00:53
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irssi a terminal based IRC client. See https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Irssi for help. See also !screen imbrandon
Added on: 2006-06-28 01:58:13
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:41:12
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exploit dcc <reply> There are people around who think it is funny to abuse certain bugs that cause unintended behavior. When bitten by these, #ubuntu remove users so they are no longer targets. To fix it have a look here: https://help.ubuntu.…DCCExploit and more about a recent bug at http://www.ubuntu.co…sn-1132-1/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-27 20:36:36
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-05-18 19:22:08
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gdesklet <deleted><alias> gdesklets Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-27 20:35:17
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:40:36
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kops <deleted><alias> ops Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-27 15:53:31
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Last modified: 2016-01-19 03:30:12
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ops-#kubuntu-devel <reply> Help! Riddell, amu, imbrandon, Hobbsee, Tm_T or jussi01 Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-27 15:53:20
Last edited by Mez
Last modified: 2009-09-05 12:12:14
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ifrename <reply> ifrename allows you to rename interfaces at boot based on various criteria such as driver, mac address, etc. 'man ifrename' and 'man iftab' for details on configuration. imbrandon
Added on: 2006-06-27 04:00:58
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sparc <reply> Information on Ubuntu on SPARC platforms can be found here https://help.ubuntu.…tion/Sparc ompaul
Added on: 2006-06-26 20:38:15
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-01 00:15:01
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frostwire a totally open source !bittorrent client, based on Vuze, the Azureus BitTorrent Engine. For installation help, please see https://help.ubuntu.…/FrostWire Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-26 15:50:29
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Last modified: 2011-09-07 11:28:42
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mouse buttons <reply>Enabling extra mouse buttons: https://help.ubuntu.…MouseHowto - Enabling serial mouse: https://help.ubuntu.…MouseHowto Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-26 07:25:46
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