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pamerror pamerr <reply> If you're receiving 404 errors while updating pam today, the developers have identified a package regression and have pulled the update. For details see https://launchpad.ne…ugs/790538 Pici
Added on: 2011-05-31 13:02:22
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Last modified: 2011-05-31 13:09:22
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onirc <reply> It's onEirIc! rww
Added on: 2011-05-30 23:13:54
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oniric <deleted><reply> It's onEirIc! rww
Added on: 2011-05-30 23:13:33
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Last modified: 2011-05-30 23:14:24
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surround <reply> If you're having trouble getting surround sound working in Ubuntu, try the instructions on this page: https://help.ubuntu.…roundSound LjL
Added on: 2011-05-30 19:14:25
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skypefail <deleted><reply> Skype are currently having issues with connection problems and are working on a fix. A temporary fix can be found at https://support.skyp…kype-today Pici
Added on: 2011-05-26 14:12:14
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:50:43
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bitcoins-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>ban Flannel
Added on: 2011-05-25 23:36:06
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Last modified: 2011-07-22 05:56:23
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zentyal ebox a web-based GUI interface for administering a server. It is designed to work with Ubuntu/Debian style configuration management. See https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Zentyal (Project formally known as eBox - including in Lucid/10.04). Daviey
Added on: 2011-05-24 23:17:48
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Last modified: 2011-05-24 23:27:59
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pwreset <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.…stPassword Corey
Added on: 2011-05-24 20:01:29
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petition <reply> We appreciate your effort to bring issues you find important to attention; however, this channel's policy is to keep it strictly about Ubuntu technical support. You may try #ubuntu-offtopic instead (but try at least to participate in any conversation that ensues), or other venues. LjL
Added on: 2011-05-24 19:49:36
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Last modified: 2011-05-24 19:55:28
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kppa <reply>Kubuntu has several different PPA's for those who want to test or upgrade to the latest version. More information on the available Kubuntu PPA's can be found here: https://wiki.kubuntu…ubuntuPPAs jussi
Added on: 2011-05-23 06:51:36
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biting-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Biting is excellent! It's like kissing, only there's a winner! rww
Added on: 2011-05-19 22:06:42
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poweruser <reply> If you are interested in helping the Ubuntu Power User community or want more information /join #ubuntu-power-users Also see https://wiki.ubuntu.…PowerUsers IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-19 19:16:29
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Last modified: 2011-05-19 22:52:17
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partialupgrade-#ubuntu+1 partial-#ubuntu+1 <reply> Partial upgrades during the develpment cycle, or excessive removals are often due to repository inconsistencies, the best fix is often to simply wait. See http://ubuntuforums.…?t=1751299 for more info. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-19 15:31:33
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partial <deleted><alias> partialupgrade IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-19 15:13:18
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Last modified: 2011-05-19 15:32:36
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partialupgrade <deleted><reply> Partial upgrades offered by update-manager, or excessive removals by "apt-get dist-upgrade" are often due to repository inconsistencies, the best fix is often to simply wait, see http://ubuntuforums.…?t=1751299 for more info. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-19 15:13:08
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Last modified: 2011-05-19 15:31:09
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quietxchat <deleted><alias> quietirc IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-12 15:44:29
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Last modified: 2019-10-28 14:57:10
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bootinfo <reply> Boot info script is a useful script for diagnosing boot problems. Please run the script following the directions here: http://bootinfoscrip…forge.net/ and then !pastebin the RESULTS.txt for us to use to help diagnose your problem. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-05 00:52:49
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2015-01-06 20:49:53
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bootinfoscript <reply> To diagnose boot issues, you can use the Boot Info Script available from http://sourceforge.n…nfoscript/ Run the script with !sudo and then look at RESULTS.txt (or !pastebin it for others to look at). IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-05 00:47:20
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classic <deleted><reply> The default interface in Ubuntu 11.04 is !Unity. To switch back to regular !GNOME: log out, click your username, click the Session box at the bottom of the screen, and select "Ubuntu Classic". For 11.10, see !notunity IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-30 23:48:42
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Last modified: 2018-05-15 17:37:59
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gnome3 <reply> GNOME 3 is the desktop environment on which Unity is based. To use GNOME Shell instead of Unity, install the "gnome-shell" package and investigate "gnome-tweak-tool". GNOME 3 is not supported under Natty/11.04, and may break your system if installed from alternate sources. Pici
Added on: 2011-04-28 14:20:10
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Last modified: 2011-10-19 15:07:19
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arb <reply> The Application Review Board is responsible for vetting applications to be added to stable releases through the Post-Release Apps Process -- https://wiki.ubuntu.…ps/Process maco
Added on: 2011-04-28 06:57:01
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random <deleted>isnt bazhang
Added on: 2011-04-27 05:45:56
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Last modified: 2011-04-27 05:46:49
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lynch idleone <deleted><reply> Resigned to their fate, IdleOne is led to the gallows. After death, it is discovered they were a wolf. rww
Added on: 2011-04-26 23:28:24
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-09-14 00:01:05
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ubuntutweak <reply> Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that automates some things; however, it is potentially dangerous, and an informal review of its code is pending. Most of the things it does can be done by the use of other tools. Please don't ask for or provide support for it in Ubuntu support channels. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-19 20:41:02
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Last modified: 2012-03-09 22:37:31
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grub1 <reply>grub 1 is the default boot manager for Ubuntu releases before 9.10 (Karmic). Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.…estoreGrub - GRUB how-tos: https://help.ubuntu.…/GrubHowto - See !grub for Karmic onwards Tm_T
Added on: 2011-04-15 11:24:05
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s around, #ubuntu-bots-devel <deleted>always a good place, but everyone seems away at the moment ikonia
Added on: 2011-04-14 19:42:00
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Last modified: 2011-04-14 19:42:23
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nasty <reply> It is spelt !naTTy :) IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:25:54
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olf <reply> Ohio LinuxFest is September 9-11, 2011 in Columbus Ohio. http://ohiolinux.org maco
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:08:00
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dock docks <reply> Ubuntu includes several dock-like navigation bars. Some options are: avant-window-navigator, cairo-dock, docky (formerly part of gnome-do), stalonetray, simdock, kdocker, kooldock. rww
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:02:34
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gnome3-#ubuntu+1 <reply> Oneiric will use GNOME 3.x packages. The 3.x packages will be landing soon, if not yet updated, it'll happen soonish. You can also help the desktop team update packages, ask in #ubuntu-desktop for more info on helping the team. Pici
Added on: 2011-04-11 14:33:42
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Last modified: 2011-05-15 09:38:27
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mainline kernel-mainline <reply> The kernel team supply continuous mainline kernel builds which can be useful for tracking down issues or testing recent changes in the Linux kernel. More information is available at https://wiki.ubuntu.…lineBuilds IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-10 12:07:20
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ot,u,punctuation,stopfailingattypinglawd <deleted><reply> Sigh Jordan_U
Added on: 2011-04-07 01:09:37
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Last modified: 2011-04-07 01:10:18
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firefox4 <deleted><alias> ff4 rww
Added on: 2011-03-22 22:05:33
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:05:35
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fx4 <deleted><alias> ff4 rww
Added on: 2011-03-22 22:04:57
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:05:21
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ff4 <deleted><alias> firefox IdleOne
Added on: 2011-03-22 20:52:15
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:05:13
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stats-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Statistics for #ubuntu-uk: http://ubuntu-uk.org/ircstats/ tsimpson
Added on: 2011-03-11 13:47:49
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oneiric oneric ocelot <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) was the fifteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on May 9th 2013, see https://ubottu.com/y/oneiric for more details. Pici
Added on: 2011-03-07 17:33:42
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:40
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11.10 <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) was the fifteenth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on May 9, 2013. See !upgrade, !lts and !eol for more details. Pici
Added on: 2011-03-07 17:32:51
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2013-06-17 19:26:23
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rainbow-#ubuntu-offtopic peace-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> 06G13i05v04e 07p08e03a09c10e 11a 02c12h06a13n05c04e07! 08M03a09k10e 11c02o12l06o13r05s 04n07o08t 03w09a10r11! 02♥ rww
Added on: 2011-03-04 06:17:01
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Last modified: 2016-01-03 01:19:06
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awesomeness-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Kubuntu! tsimpson
Added on: 2011-03-03 21:46:57
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awesomeness-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Ubuntu! tsimpson
Added on: 2011-03-03 21:46:47
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xy <reply> The XY problem is when you need to do X, and you think you can use Y to do X, so you ask about how to do Y, when what you really should do is state what your X problem is. There may be a Z solution that is even better than Y, but nobody can suggest it if X is never mentioned. jrib
Added on: 2011-02-28 20:13:32
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Last modified: 2011-02-28 20:42:15
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mathematica <reply> For help installing Mathematica on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.…athematica jrib
Added on: 2011-02-14 18:17:00
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Last modified: 2011-02-14 18:17:33
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matlab <reply> MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks. More info and install instructions at https://help.ubuntu.…ity/MATLAB gpc
Added on: 2011-02-12 16:32:02
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Last modified: 2011-02-12 16:41:59
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tasksel <reply>Tasksel is a Debian/Ubuntu tool that installs multiple related packages as a co-ordinated "task" onto your system, see https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Tasksel for more information. Use tasksel only to INSTALL tasks, not to remove them. It will remove every package listed within the removed task! see https://launchpad.ne…ugs/574287 Tm_T
Added on: 2011-02-10 13:14:44
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Last modified: 2011-02-10 14:08:44
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arm <reply> ARM is a specific (RISC) processor architecture used in a variety of applications such as handhelds and networkdevices. For more information see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM . For ARM specific support, stop by the #ubuntu-arm channel. jussi
Added on: 2011-01-29 13:25:50
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Last modified: 2011-01-29 13:52:47
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version-bug <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 10.10's About Ubuntu application erroneously says "You are using Ubuntu 11.04". This is a bug. Run "lsb_release -a" in a terminal to see your Ubuntu version. Bug report at http://tinyurl.com/versionbug rww
Added on: 2011-01-24 05:50:37
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Last modified: 2011-02-07 02:05:23
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shells shell-policy <reply> Is your shell provider banned in Ubuntu channels? See https://wiki.ubuntu.…hellPolicy for shell provider requirements and how to resolve the situation with your provider. topyli
Added on: 2011-01-23 18:53:44
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Last modified: 2011-01-23 18:57:20
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oneko-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> oneko is the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! rww
Added on: 2011-01-23 04:44:06
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the moon <deleted>Waning Gibbous (98% of Full) Pici
Added on: 2011-01-21 02:46:17
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Last modified: 2011-04-06 05:20:09
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