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pinning pin an advanced feature that APT can use to prefer particular packages over others. See https://help.ubuntu.…nningHowto apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:57:41
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zip file-roller ark <reply> Files with extensions .tar, .gz, .tgz, .zip, .bz2, .7z, .ace and other archive file formats can be opened with file-roller (GNOME), Ark (KDE), or Xarchiver (XFCE) - Also see https://help.ubuntu.…ompression Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:55:25
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-07-26 06:10:54
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appsy <reply> Nickname for http://kde-apps.org which hosts many popular 3rd-party KDE applications. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:53:44
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version <reply> To find out what version of Ubuntu you have, type « lsb_release -a » in a !shell - To know the available version of a package, « apt-cache policy <package> » apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:52:50
Last edited by Mez
Last modified: 2008-10-17 15:42:03
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koffice <deleted><reply> Integrated office suite for KDE, including word processing, spreadsheet, flow charting, image manipulation. For more info see: http://koffice.kde.org. Upgraded Kubuntu !Dapper packs at http://kubuntu.org/a…ice-16.php apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:51:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-11-08 01:12:30
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guidelines behaviour etiquette <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:48:30
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-24 04:35:22
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pbuilder pbuilder howto a system to easily build packages in a clean chroot environment. To get started with PBuilder, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ilderHowto Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:48:29
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:28
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gksudo gksu <reply> gksudo was a way to run graphical applications as root. It should no longer be used. Use !pkexec instead. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:46:23
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2018-08-29 19:39:52
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wep <reply> WEP is totally insecure, don't use it, the full Wireless Documentation for Ubuntu can be found at: https://help.ubuntu.…y/WifiDocs Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:45:43
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2007-10-20 18:19:47
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telnet not safe. Please use ssh instead. See !ssh Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:45:32
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kdesu kdesudo <reply> In KDE use « kdesudo <program> » to run graphical applications with root privileges when you have to. Never just use "sudo"! | See http://psychocats.ne…phicalsudo to find out why. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:44:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2012-04-21 15:55:39
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putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.gr…ham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
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synaptic <reply> Synaptic is a graphical utility which can install and remove software packages (.deb). For a good howto see https://help.ubuntu.…apticHowto apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:41:59
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-02-15 19:57:12
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kde <reply> KDE (http://kde.org) is an open community that creates and maintains software including the Plasma desktop. To install from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop », or see https://help.ubuntu.…tallingKDE . See http://kubuntu.org for more information. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:32:36
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:53:08
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list lista <reply>$who: No warez here! This is not a file sharing channel (or network); read the channel topic. If you're looking for information about me, type « /msg $nick !bot ». If you're looking for a channel, see « /msg $nick !alis ». Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:32:32
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:50:30
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php <reply> PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language. A command-line only version can be installed in Ubuntu with the "php5-cli" package. See also !lamp for integrated server PHP. The Ubuntu server PHP5 guide is found at https://help.ubuntu.…/php5.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:23:01
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:44:01
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mysql <deleted><alias> lamp Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:22:58
Last edited by ikonia
Last modified: 2014-03-04 10:06:59
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source <reply> You can easily fetch a package's source with apt-get. See: http://www.debian.or…ng.en.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:01:23
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yell <deleted><alias> shout Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:48:58
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:34:24
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caps <deleted><alias> shout Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:48:19
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2017-03-28 20:15:28
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root <reply> Do not try to guess the root password, that is impossible. Instead, realise the truth... there is no root password. Then you will see that it is 'sudo' that grants you access and not the root password. Look at https://help.ubuntu.…y/RootSudo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:18:28
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-05 23:00:16
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it italian italiano italy italia <reply> Vai su #ubuntu-it se vuoi parlare in italiano, in questo canale usiamo solo l'inglese. Grazie! (per entrare, scrivi « /join #ubuntu-it » senza virgolette) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:16:52
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-03-11 23:01:41
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fr french francais france <reply> Nous sommes desoles mais ce canal est en anglais uniquement. Si vous avez besoin d'aide ou voulez discuter en français, veuillez taper /join #ubuntu-fr ou /join #ubuntu-qc. Merci. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:16:34
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2013-08-16 18:50:48
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es spanish espanol spain <reply> En la mayoría de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #ubuntu-es; escriba " /join #ubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:16:12
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-06-06 20:28:06
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br <reply> Por favor, use #ubuntu-br para ajuda em português. Para entrar no canal por favor faça "/join #ubuntu-br " sem as aspas. Para a comunidade local portuguêsa, use #ubuntu-pt. Obrigada. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:15:56
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2014-10-11 14:56:14
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laptop notebook <reply> Laptop support information can be found on https://wiki.ubuntu.…nesLaptops - http://www.linux-laptop.net/ - https://wiki.ubuntu.…estingTeam - http://tuxmobil.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:06:13
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:49:35
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wiki <reply>https://wiki.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu development documentation wiki. If you are looking for system help, please refer to https://help.ubuntu.…/community - the Ubuntu community documentation. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:04:09
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:24
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cn zh tw chinese china <reply> 如欲獲得中文的協助,請輸入 /join #ubuntu-cn 或 /join #ubuntu-tw ompaul
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:52:45
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-07-26 04:17:37
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motu short for Masters of the Universe. The brave souls who maintain the packages in the Universe section of Ubuntu. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:48:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:22
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pronounce <reply> To learn how to pronounce Ubuntu, point your movie player at /usr/share/example-content/Experience ubuntu.ogg Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:44:41
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-10-17 21:59:19
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freenx nx <reply> FreeNX is advanced remote desktop technology. For more information and install instructions, see https://help.ubuntu.…ity/FreeNX Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:42:35
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nfs the network file system. See https://help.ubuntu.…UpNFSHowTo for information on installing and configuring NFS. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:41:51
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removegnome removekde removexfce <reply> Want to remove gnome/kde/xfce completely? Look at debfoster, it's a great help Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:38:26
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women <reply> The women and men of the Ubuntu Women project hang out in #ubuntu-women. Encouraging women to use linux? Read http://www.tldp.org/…nux-HOWTO/ for some suggestions compiled by women who use Linux on how to do so effectively. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:37:54
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2010-05-16 08:55:52
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quake <reply> Quake runs natively under Ubuntu - See http://zerowing.idso…FrontPage/ for details Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:37:10
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:41:39
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plf <deleted><reply> The Penguin Liberation Front is dedicated to distributing software that cannot be included in Linux distributions for various reasons - See http://plf.zarb.org/ (not yet fully functioning) - See also !Medibuntu and !Seveas Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:36:50
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-26 16:58:10
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dk da danish dansk <reply> For at få dansksproget support til Ubuntu, bedes du venligst gå til #ubuntu-dk. I denne kanal forefindes kun engelsksproget support. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:35:27
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-10-26 15:51:37
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man manpage <reply> The "man" command brings up the Linux manual pages for the command you're interested in. Try "man intro" at the command line, or see https://help.ubuntu.…heTerminal | Manpages online: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:34:53
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-23 00:01:49
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se sv swedish sweden <reply> Svensk Ubuntu- och Kubuntustöd hittar du i #ubuntu-se resp. #kubuntu-se. Tack! Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:34:23
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-09-23 10:48:50
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ph tagalog <reply> Join #ubuntu-ph for tagalog Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:32:23
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id indonesia indonesian <reply> join ke #ubuntu-id untuk membahas ubuntu dalam bahasa Indonesia Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:32:15
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dpkg the Debian package maintenance system, which together with apt forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:22:05
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nvidia <reply> For nvidia and matrox graphics cards, see https://help.ubuntu.…riverHowto . For AMD/ATI graphics cards, see « /msg ubottu ati » and « /msg ubottu fglrxmissing » For the latest Nvidia drivers see https://launchpad.ne…ubuntu/ppa apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:21:10
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-01-04 17:02:48
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64bit whicharch <reply> AMD64 and Intel 64 are fully supported architectures on Ubuntu. Consider using 64-bit if your memory ussage exceeds 4GB. See https://help.ubuntu.…_and_64bit apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:18:56
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2011-08-03 22:44:30
Requested 48 times
amd64 64-bit 64 <reply> AMD64 and Intel 64 are fully supported architectures on Ubuntu. See https://help.ubuntu.…Processors and http://en.wikipedia.…wiki/Amd64 for more information. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:18:45
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2011-09-27 07:35:42
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bcm43xx broadcom 43xx bcm-43xx bcm b43 bcm4313 <reply> Help with Broadcom bcm43xx can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…er/bcm43xx Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:18:16
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-21 06:38:15
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edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu was an Ubuntu derivative aimed at schools and educational institutions. Its most recent release was Edubuntu 14.04, which is now !EOL. For more info, see http://www.edubuntu.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:17:39
Last edited by ro
Last modified: 2019-05-06 14:45:27
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contribute participate volunteer <reply>To contribute and help out with Ubuntu, see http://community.ubuntu.com and https://wiki.ubuntu.…teToUbuntu apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:59
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-10-05 22:10:47
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ubuntustudio ubuntu-studio ubuntu studio studio <reply> Ubuntu Studio is an official flavor of Ubuntu for the artist who wishes to use Ubuntu as their creativity workstation. It contains applications for artists of all kinds, including Audio, Music, Video, Photography, Graphic Design, and Publishing. For more info and install instructions, join #ubuntustudio or see http://ubuntustudio.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:40
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-07-31 21:02:17
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support <reply>The official ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu. Also see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org and http://askubuntu.com apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:34
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2011-01-20 10:17:22
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Ubuntu factoid database file
©2006 Dennis Kaarsemaker
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