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coratian <deleted><alias> hr Pici
Added on: 2010-11-17 00:01:57
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-11-17 00:02:09
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googlearth <reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (as in price), for Linux. To download it see http://earth.google.…earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository. - If Google Earth crashes on start, download version 5.1 instead of 5.2 from the website. tsimpson
Added on: 2010-11-06 08:59:27
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-11-06 09:00:16
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metalink <reply> A Metalink is a file which lists places (web mirrors, torrents) where a given file can be obtained, making downloads faster and more reliable. Metalink software and Ubuntu releases as metalinks: https://help.ubuntu.…y/Metalink Pici
Added on: 2010-11-02 13:15:09
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-11-02 14:10:58
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accessibility a11y <reply> Information about the Ubuntu Accessibility Team can be found on the wiki at https://wiki.ubuntu.…essibility or by joining #ubuntu-accessibility Pici
Added on: 2010-10-31 23:54:11
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-31 23:55:59
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mouse-#kubuntu doubleclick-#kubuntu <reply> You can find mouse-related settings in System Settings -> Keyboard & Mouse tsimpson
Added on: 2010-10-30 01:36:15
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lococouncil-#ubuntu-locoteams <deleted><reply>The Loco Council is huats, czajkowski, itnet7, SergioMeneses, coolbhavi and effiejayx - they are there to help, just ask! :) You can send them an email at loco-council@lists.ubuntu.com jussi
Added on: 2010-10-28 15:42:02
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2012-10-21 20:58:32
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unity <reply> Unity is the default UI since Ubuntu 11.04. Unity is a shell for GNOME. see http://unity.ubuntu.com. For a GNOME 2-like experience, see !notunity Pici
Added on: 2010-10-28 13:43:01
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-10-13 14:12:15
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botdoc <reply> Documentation on the custom plugins for ubottu and clones is located at http://ubottu.com/de…ki/Plugins | Documentation for the official !Supybot plugins is located at http://ubottu.com/de…l/supydoc/ tsimpson_
Added on: 2010-10-21 19:00:40
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2012-01-25 13:00:21
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proxy-#kubuntu-proxy-users <deleted><reply> Many Ubuntu IRC channels prohibit access from !proxies such as !TOR and web (Java, etc) gateways due to a high level of abuse. You can however obtain a hostmask cloak to hide your IP address: see http://freenode.net/…tml#cloaks tsimpson
Added on: 2010-10-16 12:40:58
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:24:43
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alis alist <reply> Alis is an IRC service to help you find channels. For help on using it, see "/msg Alis help list" or ask in #freenode. Example usage: "/msg Alis list http" Pici
Added on: 2010-10-14 13:31:41
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-25 04:07:56
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askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Pici
Added on: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
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softsources <reply> Looking for your Software Sources menu item in Ubuntu 10.10/11.04? For a simple way to enable the menu item see http://tinyurl.com/24jxd6t - More information at https://help.ubuntu.…positories Pici
Added on: 2010-10-13 16:02:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-05-03 16:12:39
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maverick-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><alias> gutsy-#ubuntu-release-party tsimpson
Added on: 2010-10-09 15:18:07
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-10 10:14:38
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gsoc <deleted><alias> soc nhandler
Added on: 2010-10-01 04:01:24
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:20:18
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hi-#xubuntu hi-#lubuntu hello-#xubuntu <reply> Hi!, Welcome to $chan! Feel free to ask questions and help people out. The channel guidelines are at https://wiki.ubuntu.…uidelines. Enjoy your stay! Seeker`
Added on: 2010-09-28 11:58:56
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-27 17:01:15
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ops-#ubuntu-beginners-wiki <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - nhandler, zkriesse, or swoody! nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:54:51
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ops-#ubuntu-beginners-team <deleted><reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, PabloRubianes, or DarkwingDuck! nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:52:26
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2017-05-05 20:23:11
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unregged <reply> If you are sent to #ubuntu-unregged even though you are registered (if you aren't, see !register), it may be because your client tries to /join #ubuntu very quickly after you !identify or because you don't identify at all. See https://www.freenode…l#identify for some tips on fixing this. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:50:06
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-25 01:33:23
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ops-#lubuntu <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bioterror, genii, hyperair, IAmNotThatGuy, jared, krytarik, Myrtti, stlsaint, Unit193, wxl. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:43:56
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-10-09 17:08:35
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ops-#ubuntu-beginners <deleted><reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, DarkwingDuck, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, PriceChild, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, or PabloRubianes! nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:35:18
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2017-05-05 20:12:17
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s !search <deleted>for factoids anyway. Pici
Added on: 2010-09-20 17:29:49
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-09-20 17:30:41
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triage-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Triage means ensuring that a bug has all of the necessary information for a developer to start working on it when they have time. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-18 14:25:07
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ops call does the trick too, and <deleted>been used Tm_T
Added on: 2010-09-17 18:43:51
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2010-09-17 18:45:06
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es-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> En la mayoría de canales de Ubuntu se habla sólo en inglés. Si quieres charlar en español, entra en el canal #ubuntu-es-offtopic. Escribe "/join #ubuntu-es-offtopic" (sin comillas) y dale a Enter. Gracias! jussi
Added on: 2010-09-15 11:42:48
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meeting-#ubuntu-women <reply>The Ubuntu Women meetings are held in #ubuntu-women-project. You're welcome to join us! The agenda can be found at http://wiki.ubuntu-w…g/Meetings elky
Added on: 2010-09-13 04:37:29
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popey-#ubuntu-uk the UK alternative to elvis. popey
Added on: 2010-09-10 12:04:31
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mongodb-#ubuntu-offtopic webscale-#ubuntu-offtopic web scale. elky
Added on: 2010-09-10 12:04:13
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mongodb <deleted>web scale elky
Added on: 2010-09-10 11:53:19
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2010-09-10 12:04:37
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marketplace <reply> Find a company that provides local support for Ubuntu desktops and servers in the Ubuntu Marketplace: http://webapps.ubunt…rketplace/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-09 13:16:39
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bored <deleted><alias> trivia jussi
Added on: 2010-09-04 16:12:29
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-10-13 03:18:23
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purge <reply> To purge all removed but not yet purged packages, use the following command: dpkg -l | awk '/^rc/{print $2}' | sudo xargs dpkg -P Pici
Added on: 2010-08-30 22:30:22
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-06-07 02:21:14
Requested 78 times
addfact <reply> To add a factoid to the bot, use the following form (the factoid will then be forwarded to the ops to approve): !foo is <reply> bar jussi
Added on: 2010-08-30 08:43:55
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torsasl <deleted><alias> tor-gpg Pici
Added on: 2010-08-25 23:53:11
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:02
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mousekeys <reply> Mousekeys use the keyboard's number pad to control the mouse cursor. It can be configured using Keyboard Preferences or toggled using shift+numlock. For more information, see http://live.gnome.or…/MouseKeys Pici
Added on: 2010-08-25 14:26:37
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buildcomm <reply> For procedures and general help with community building you can look at https://wiki.ubuntu.…gCommunity or join #ubuntu-community-team jussi
Added on: 2010-08-24 05:33:15
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11.04 <reply> Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was the fourteenth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on October 28, 2012. See !upgrade, !lts and !eol for more details. Pici
Added on: 2010-08-17 18:38:39
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-28 23:58:30
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natty narwhal <reply> Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was the fourteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on 2012-10-28, see http://ubottu.com/y/natty for details. Pici
Added on: 2010-08-17 18:38:25
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2012-10-29 12:59:42
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oglf <deleted><reply> Ontario GNU/Linux Fest. October 23, 2010 in Toronto. http://oglf.ca/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-08-17 15:57:18
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:07:05
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tor-sasl <deleted><alias> tor-gpg Tm_T
Added on: 2010-08-14 22:45:41
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:22:58
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men-#ubuntu-women men-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> Yes, men exist within the Ubuntu Women Project. nhandler
Added on: 2010-08-13 21:38:19
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guidelines-#ubuntu-women guidelines-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu Women project channels can be found here: http://wiki.ubuntu-w…Guidelines The overall Ubuntu channel guidelines also apply and can be found here: http://wiki.ubuntu.c…Guidelines Flannel
Added on: 2010-08-13 21:23:53
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2010-08-13 21:24:03
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oops-#launchpad <reply>An OOPS is a system error in launchpad, please see https://help.launchp…d.net/Oops jussi
Added on: 2010-08-11 08:38:58
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autobleh an !irssi helper script for IRC channel ops and network staff. See http://autobleh.proj…ctnet.org/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-07-23 01:06:35
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-19 22:00:44
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nox text <reply> To start your system in text-only mode append 'text' (without the quotes) to the kernel line in the grub menu. You can access the grub menu by pressing Esc (Grub legacy) or Shift (Grub2) during boot. For more info see https://help.ubuntu.…ext%20Mode tsimpson
Added on: 2010-07-04 16:51:35
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-07-15 19:18:33
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debdiff <reply> A simple way to patch Debian/Ubuntu packages is to attach a debdiff to a bug report, or send it to the team which handles the package. Learn more about it from http://packaging.ubu…-a-debdiff Tm_T
Added on: 2010-07-02 18:13:17
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:10:33
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opguide <reply> A guide to help operators learn some of the skills necessary to perform their jobs is available on the wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ratorGuide nhandler
Added on: 2010-07-01 04:29:17
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regression-alert <deleted><reply> bdmurray, cjwatson, cyphermox, Daviey, didrocks, doko, infinity, jdstrand, mdeslaur, pitti, RAOF, seb128, stgraber: Reporting regression in a stable release update; investigate severity, start an incident report, perhaps have the package blacklisted from the archive jussi
Added on: 2010-06-28 12:01:54
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-04-19 20:15:10
Requested 60 times
mentor-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Looking for a helping hand with bug triage? Read the wiki for information about requesting a bugsquad mentor: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ad/Mentors jussi
Added on: 2010-06-13 14:16:40
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bugstatus <reply>You can find out about how Ubuntu uses bug statuses here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ugs/Status jussi
Added on: 2010-06-13 13:46:20
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bestbot <deleted><alias> best Pici
Added on: 2010-06-11 19:34:01
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:36
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