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skype skyperecord skyperecording <reply> To install Skype on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Skype - To record on Skype, check: https://wiki.ubuntu.…rdingHowto - Please use open protocols instead if you can, see !Ekiga apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:24:50
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-04 19:18:37
Requested 1912 times
font <reply>Font installation basics here: https://help.ubuntu.…stallHowto - No fonts in Flash? Install "msttcorefonts" (from !Multiverse), "gsfonts", and "gsfonts-x11". For the official ubuntu font, see: http://font.ubuntu.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:49:12
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-09-07 10:47:42
Requested 1843 times
firewall firestarter iptables shorewall guarddog ufw <reply> Ubuntu, like any other Linux distribution, has built-in firewall capabilities. The firewall is managed using the 'ufw' command - see https://help.ubuntu.…munity/UFW | GUI frontends such as gufw and ufw-kde also exist. | An alternative to ufw is the 'iptables' command - See https://help.ubuntu.…ablesHowTo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:46:03
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-08-08 13:44:58
Requested 4089 times
extras <reply> extras.ubuntu.com is an external !repo for new software made available after the Ubuntu release. This repository is not part of the Ubuntu distribution and the software is completely unsupported by the Ubuntu team, but the original authors may offer some support. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:32:42
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2010-09-24 03:33:30
Requested 31 times
p2p <reply> Peer-to-peer filesharing clients are available for several networks/protocols, including !BitTorrent, !Gnutella, !eDonkey, !DirectConnect, !SoulSeek - Multi-protocol engines include !MLDonkey and !giFT - See http://wiki.ubuntu.c…ileSharing for general information Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:31:50
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-11-05 00:21:58
Requested 595 times
software <reply> A general introduction to the ways software can be installed, removed and managed in Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…Management - See also !Packages, !Equivalents Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:20:32
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-03-07 01:15:42
Requested 1307 times
webmin no longer supported in Debian and Ubuntu. It is not compatible with the way that Ubuntu packages handle configuration files, and is likely to cause unexpected issues with your system. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:18:33
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:32:45
Requested 1709 times
documentation docs doc rute tldp desktopguide starterguide newusers training tutorial to be found at http://help.ubuntu.com and http://wiki.ubuntu.com - General linux documentation: http://www.tldp.org - https://www.andrew.c…9/rute.pdf Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:12:08
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 19:07:57
Requested 845 times
eo <reply> Iru al #ubuntu-eo, Bonvole. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:08:47
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grep a command-line tool that finds a string in a file or a stream. Grep can be recursive through directories and searches can be simple or complex. See https://help.ubuntu.…unity/grep Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:08:27
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2017-03-15 16:21:51
Requested 7 times
rm <reply> The Unix 'rm' command removes files and directories from the filesystem. It is an extremly powerful tool, and you should not run 'rm' commands unless you fully understand them. Do not run arbitrary 'rm' commands you see online. For a beginning guide on using terminal commands, see https://help.ubuntu.…heTerminal Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:07:55
Last edited by k1l_
Last modified: 2016-02-22 21:54:28
Requested 41 times
ask help justask metaquestion problem questions question <reply> Please don't ask to ask a question, simply ask the question (all on ONE line and in the channel, so that others can read and follow it easily). If anyone knows the answer they will most likely reply. :-) See also !patience Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:06:50
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2011-10-11 07:46:38
Requested 34740 times
repeat patience <reply> Don't feel ignored and repeat your question quickly; if nobody knows your answer, nobody will answer you. While you wait, try searching https://help.ubuntu.com or http://ubuntuforums.org or http://askubuntu.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:01:48
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-13 17:32:14
Requested 11677 times
away afk <reply> Please do not use noisy away messages and nicks in Ubuntu channels. It is annoying and unnecessary. Use the command "/away <reason>" to set your client away silently. See also Ā«/msg $nick GuidelinesĀ» Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:58:27
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:53:45
Requested 4904 times
netsplit <reply> A netsplit is when two IRC servers of the same network (like freenode) disconnect from each other, so users on one server stop seeing users on the other. If this is happening now, just relax and enjoy the show. See http://en.wikipedia.…i/Netsplit Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:56:28
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:36:48
Requested 2892 times
cedega a project based on WINE, aimed at running Windows games on Linux. For more info, see http://help.ubuntu.c…ity/Cedega Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:38:34
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punctuation <deleted><reply> Punctuation is good, but its overuse hurts readability. Please refrain from adding many ?'s or !'s to the end of your sentences. See also !enter Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:35:00
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:54:39
Requested 142 times
recovery cd <deleted><alias> rescue Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:26:57
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-05-28 17:30:57
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rescue recovery rescue cd <reply> If your system fails to boot normally, it may be useful to boot it into recovery mode. For instructions, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…coveryMode Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:26:44
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-05-28 17:31:32
Requested 711 times
scim <reply> Chinese, Japanese, Korean Language input. See http://wiki.ubuntu.com/SCIM Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:25:49
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Requested 142 times
swap used to move unused programs and data out of main memory to make your system faster. It can also be used as extra memory if you don't have enough. See https://help.ubuntu.…ty/SwapFaq for more info Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:02:26
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hotmail <deleted><reply> If you need to use an MSN Hotmail account, consider packages such as "hotway" and "hostsmtp", which are gateways respectively to the !POP and !SMTP protocols (also supporting Lycos and Spray) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:01:16
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-10-12 12:49:18
Requested 44 times
screenshot imagebin screenshots <reply> Screenshots can be made with the [PrtScr] button. Want to show us a screenshot of your problem? Upload an image to http://imgur.com/ and link the created page here. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:00:09
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-08-30 22:34:06
Requested 1147 times
mol MacOnLinux. For a complete howto, visit http://help.ubuntu.c…LinuxHowto - No longer available in 11.10 or higher, see http://bugs.debian.org/592034 Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:57:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-11-02 12:38:08
Requested 24 times
debconf a configuration management system. All packages that support debconf are configured when they are being installed. If you want to change a configuration option later, you can do so using dpkg-reconfigure Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:57:00
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code coding ide ides <reply> Programming editors/suites: Terminal-based: vi/vim, emacs - KDE: Kate, KDevelop, Quanta+, Umbrello - GNOME: gvim, gedit, anjuta, pida, monodevelop, geany - Others: eclipse, netbeans, qtcreator apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:51:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-02-13 11:06:59
Requested 788 times
mount used to attach devices to directories. See also https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Mount Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:50:24
Last edited by Seeker`
Last modified: 2009-05-20 21:13:27
Requested 925 times
editors editor vim emacs nano kate gedit vi ed <reply> Text Editors: gedit (GNOME), Kate (KDE), mousepad (Xfce4) - Terminal-based: nano, vi/vim, emacs, ed - For HTML/CSS editors, see !html - For programming editors and IDE, see !code apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:49:42
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-07-07 04:38:32
Requested 1192 times
lk Sri Lanka. If you want support in Sinhalese, get in to #ubuntu-lk Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:45:56
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Requested 9 times
im instant messaging instant messenger msn aim icq chat clients messenger <reply> The Empathy Instant Messenger is installed by default and supports MSN, XMPP (Jabber, GTalk and variants), AIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ, YIM, IRC and others. See also !Kopete and !pidgin Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:40:54
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-09-23 17:07:40
Requested 511 times
dvorak a keyboard layout that aims to be more comfortable and efficient alternative to the standard "QWERTY" pattern. See http://en.wikipedia.…d_Keyboard apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:39:47
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Requested 36 times
fluxbox a lightweight and responsive window manager for GNU/Linux. For how to set it up and more information see https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Fluxbox apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:39:32
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Requested 403 times
jabber a free and open source instant messaging protocol, unlike MSN and AIM. Supporting clients on Linux: Kopete (KDE), Pidgin, Gajim, and Empathy (GNOME), bitlbee (cli/irc). For more info see http://www.jabber.org/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:39:32
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2009-09-28 01:15:28
Requested 91 times
compile <reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.…ngSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first). Also read !checkinstall Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:35:45
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-08-25 03:18:32
Requested 360 times
hr croatia croatian <reply> Odgovarajuci kanal za Hrvatski jezik je #ubuntu-hr, molimo Vas da se pridruzite tom kanalu ukoliko trebate pomoc za Ubuntu, hvala. Croatian language support in #ubuntu-hr Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:06:01
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-02-16 13:52:03
Requested 108 times
apache vhosts apache2 <reply> Apache HTTP Server is the most commonly used HTTP server on Linux systems. For setup information, see https://help.ubuntu.…httpd.html . For information on setting up a "LAMP stack", see /msg ubottu !lamp. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:03:17
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-23 04:38:49
Requested 10 times
torrent bittorent bittorrent <reply> Some torrent clients: Transmission (GTK and terminal-based), Deluge-Torrent, Freeloader, BitStormLite, BitTornado-GUI (GTK), KTorrent (KDE), QTorrent (Qt), Azureus/Vuse (Java), !Frostwire (Java), TorrentFlux (web-based), bittornado, rTorrent, cTorrent, bittorrent, aria2 (terminal-based) - FAQ: http://www.bittorren…m/help/faq - See also !P2P Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:03:09
Last edited by oCean
Last modified: 2012-01-14 16:17:16
Requested 1341 times
gnome <reply> GNOME was the default desktop environment on Ubuntu up to 10.10. To install the GNOME Shell, type [ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ] in a !terminal. For the GNOME-based !flavor of Ubuntu, see !ubuntu-gnome Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:02:05
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-12-24 02:04:30
Requested 1297 times
enter oneline <reply> Please try and keep as much of your info as possible on ONE line - easier to follow for everyone. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:56:19
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-28 00:32:21
Requested 10787 times
offtopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the official Kubuntu support channel, for all Kubuntu-related support questions. Please use #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks! apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:53:32
Last edited by Jucato
Last modified: 2007-02-21 05:04:46
Requested 1472 times
#kubuntu #kubuntu-offtopic the official Kubuntu support channel, for all Kubuntu-related questions. Please use #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks! apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:53:12
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logs channel logs channellogs log locobot irc logs irclogs ircmeeting 1984 logbot nsa <reply>Official channel logs can be found at https://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ . LoCo channels are now logged there too. Meetingology logs at https://ubottu.com/m…logy/logs/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:50:13
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-24 04:42:02
Requested 2529 times
nalioth <reply> Sorry, nalioth's repository is no longer available. Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:48:37
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-23 16:58:55
Requested 23 times
build-dep builddep a handy APT tool that will try to automatically install build (compile) dependencies for you. In the terminal: sudo apt-get build-dep package apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:47:16
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Requested 24 times
kde3.5.3 <deleted><alias> latest kde Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:46:43
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2013-12-10 02:06:59
Requested 0 times
latestkde <deleted><alias> latest kde apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:46:15
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-26 16:58:20
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latest kde <deleted><reply>The latest version of KDE is 3.5.4, and Kubuntu packages are available at: http://kubuntu.org/a…de-354.php apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:46:04
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-09-09 04:49:41
Requested 22 times
kdeincludes <reply> To install the kde includes, install the kde-devel package. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:44:06
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Requested 6 times
browsers http browser lynx links2 konqueror <reply> Some of the Web Browsers in Ubuntu's repositories include: Firefox (XUL, Gecko), Rekonq (KDE, WebKit), Konqueror (KDE, KHTML/WebKit), Chromium (GTK+, WebKit), Epiphany(GTK+, WebKit), Arora (Qt/KDE, WebKit), Midori (GTK+, WebKit), w3m (terminal-based), links2 (terminal-based or graphical, see !manpage), edbrowse (terminal-based). Along with many others. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:42:31
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2012-02-11 23:09:20
Requested 506 times
#ubuntu #ubuntu-offtopic offtopic chat ontopic <reply> #ubuntu is the Ubuntu support channel, for all Ubuntu-related support questions. Please register with NickServ (see /msg ubottu !register) and use #ubuntu-offtopic for other topics (though our !guidelines apply there too). Thanks! Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:42:16
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-24 15:16:29
Requested 25119 times

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