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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
Last edited by gpc
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
Last edited by Tm_T
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
Last edited by topyli
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
Last edited by rww
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
Last edited by tsimpson
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
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-06 05:20:09
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youtube <deleted><reply> He has his own channel! IdleOne
Added on: 2011-01-17 14:41:07
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-01-17 14:41:18
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lockdown <reply> Looking to lockdown your users' GNOME environment? Check out http://library.gnome…ent-guide/ - GNOME's Sysadmin guide may also be helpful: http://library.gnome…de/stable/ Pici
Added on: 2011-01-11 17:08:28
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8ball-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Outlook not so good. mutt better. rww
Added on: 2011-01-05 08:29:01
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eucalyptus <reply> Eucalyptus is the basis of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, which was used in Ubuntu prior to 11.10. See https://help.ubuntu.…munity/UEC for more information, and !cloud for the current Ubuntu cloud solution. elky
Added on: 2011-01-03 04:00:20
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-26 20:22:03
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cloud <reply> Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure is a ready to deploy Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) based on OpenStack. See https://help.ubuntu.…astructure for further details. elky
Added on: 2011-01-03 04:00:07
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-26 20:22:26
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i can't seem to get it working but there <deleted>a thread @ http://ivan.greatboa….php?t=604 see if you can figure it out or ask on that forum. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-01-01 15:43:21
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 02:08:33
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misspelling m$ windoze winblows misspellings <reply> Please don't use silly misspellings to denigrate other operating systems. It makes users of that system feel attacked and hurts Ubuntu advocacy by making the community look unreasonable. rww
Added on: 2010-12-28 06:29:25
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-24 21:36:17
Requested 134 times
papercut <reply>A papercut is a trivially fixable usability bug in a central Ubuntu component. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/PaperCut for more info jussi
Added on: 2010-12-27 18:28:44
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remastersys <deleted><alias> remaster cdbs
Added on: 2010-12-23 10:15:00
Last edited by ikonia
Last modified: 2010-12-23 12:09:12
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the only os they "support" <deleted>win2k8 and rhel5 popey
Added on: 2010-12-20 16:12:41
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 02:09:11
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encyclopedia <reply> See https://ubottu.com/d…cyclopedia for usage information on the Encyclopedia factoid plugin tsimpson
Added on: 2010-12-14 02:58:49
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:33
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idleone <deleted><reply> this is a test IdleOne
Added on: 2010-12-12 18:19:01
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-09-13 23:59:34
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plymouth <reply> Plymouth is an application that runs very early in the boot process (even before the root filesystem is mounted!) that provides a graphical boot animation while the boot process happens in the background. To change your Plymouth theme use « sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth && sudo update-initramfs -u » Pici
Added on: 2010-12-02 14:07:39
Last edited by Jordan_U
Last modified: 2013-04-29 00:05:35
Requested 161 times
stats-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Some fun statistics for this channel can be found on http://ircstats.tony…topic.html tonyyarusso
Added on: 2010-11-20 08:07:19
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-28 03:13:12
Requested 187 times
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
Requested 19 times
unity <reply> Unity is a graphical shell for the GNOME desktop environment. Ubuntu used it by default from 11.04 to 17.04. For more information, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity Pici
Added on: 2010-10-28 13:43:01
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-28 06:50:19
Requested 788 times
unity-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> mac Pici
Added on: 2010-10-28 13:37:50
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-05-08 17:32:05
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botdoc <reply> Documentation on the custom plugins for ubottu and clones is located at https://ubottu.com/d…ki/Plugins | Documentation for the official !Supybot plugins is located at https://ubottu.com/d…l/supydoc/ tsimpson_
Added on: 2010-10-21 19:00:40
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:04:41
Requested 13 times
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
Requested 23 times
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://freenode.net…nswer/sasl for some tips on fixing this. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:50:06
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2018-03-29 19:57:52
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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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Requested 30 times
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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