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also does a few other tasks, if she notices a bug number in the form "bug 2" then she will tell the channel what the bug <deleted>and give a URL for it. She also will tell information about packages in the following way: jussio1
Added on: 2009-11-05 17:14:50
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2010-06-18 21:24:14
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alternate alternate cd alternatecd alternetive alternative alt <reply>The alternate CD has been discontinued for the main Ubuntu distro, please use and report any bugs in the !LiveCD apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:31:48
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:51:31
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alternate-#kubuntu <reply> The Alternate CD is a classical text-mode install CD. It supports a wider range of hardware than the !LiveCD, and can also be used as an upgrade CD. Look for the alternate checkbox on the Kubuntu download page - See also !minimal Jucato
Added on: 2008-04-28 14:56:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-16 15:06:04
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alternatives <reply> To change the default applications system-wide, use 'sudo update-alternatives --all' in a terminal. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:49:11
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amaranth <deleted><reply>Stabbity stab Amaranth
Added on: 2008-01-16 10:34:19
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Last modified: 2009-09-21 02:42:23
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amaranth-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Why so serious? Amaranth
Added on: 2009-03-11 01:35:23
Last edited by Amaranth
Last modified: 2009-05-03 02:24:23
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amaranth-#ubuntu-ops <deleted><reply> Sorry about this, someone wanted to use me to hurt you. Amaranth
Added on: 2009-03-11 01:35:11
Last edited by Amaranth
Last modified: 2009-03-11 01:35:30
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amaranth-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> Amaranth: Get back to work! Amaranth
Added on: 2008-02-28 11:48:21
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2009-06-14 12:54:42
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amd ati fglrx ayymd <reply> Open driver for AMD cards: amdgpu (cards >= GCN1.2 aka GCN 3rd gen), radeon (older cards). Closed drivers: amdgpu-pro (>= GCN1.2) fglrx (older cards, unsupported by AMD in 16.04+). For info on GCN levels, see https://en.wikipedia…sing_units . For fglrx info, see https://help.ubuntu.…rHowto/AMD knome
Added on: 2015-08-03 19:17:31
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-08-07 21:59:53
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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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answers <reply> Answers to various questions can be found at http://answers.launc…net/ubuntu Spec
Added on: 2007-06-22 04:31:28
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Last modified: 2007-06-22 04:33:06
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anybody <deleted><alias> anyone Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:01:23
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:31:33
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anyone <deleted><reply>A high percentage of the first questions asked in this channel start with "Does anyone/anybody..." Why not ask your next question (the real one) and find out? See also !details, !gq, and !poll. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:01:14
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:16:56
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anything anything. anything! anything!! <reply> So, you wanted to lure me into saying I don't know anything about anything? Yeah, that would be funny, of course. Now leave me alone. LjL
Added on: 2007-04-02 19:25:48
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aol-#ubuntu-offtopic something we don't suggest you do even in the privacy of your own home ompaul
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:57:07
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aolspeak <deleted><alias> lol Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-20 04:33:51
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:38:30
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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
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apparmor <reply> For information about the AppArmor security framework employed in Ubuntu (since Gutsy Gibbon), see https://help.ubuntu.…y/AppArmor LjL
Added on: 2007-11-06 00:07:49
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appdb <reply> The Wine Application DB is a database of applications and help for !Windows programs that run under !WINE: http://appdb.winehq.org - Join #winehq for application help Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-01 15:20:15
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-10-15 14:44:19
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appeal appeals <reply> If you disagree with a decision by an operator, please first pay #ubuntu-ops a visit. If you are still unhappy, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ealProcess for the steps you should take. If you feel the need to discuss the channel rules, please contact the ops on IRC or via the email address on the aforementioned page. elky
Added on: 2009-04-25 19:01:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-02-17 16:55:11
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apper <deleted><reply> Apper is the new name for the !Adept package manager previously used in Kubuntu 9.04 and earlier. See also !adept tsimpson
Added on: 2012-11-05 20:14:55
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Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:02:28
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apple <reply> For PPC discussion, join #ubuntu-powerpc. For discussion on Mac software, or help with same, please visit ##apple. elky
Added on: 2009-06-07 13:29:18
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2009-06-07 13:34:08
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applets <reply> To add useful applets to your panel, right click on the panel and choose "Add applet" LjL
Added on: 2006-12-14 16:53:35
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appreciate <reply> The people in this channel are all volunteers who donate their valuable time. Please do not 'reward' this kindness with rudeness. Saying 'Thank you' is more appropriate. Seveas
Added on: 2008-03-05 22:55:43
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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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apt apt-get <reply> APT is the Advanced Package Tool, which together with dpkg forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Short apt-get manual: https://help.ubuntu.…ptGetHowto - Also see !Synaptic (Gnome), !Muon (KDE) or !Apper (KDE) LjL
Added on: 2006-07-15 22:10:20
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2012-11-05 20:12:41
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apt-file a program that can tell you which package(s) contain(s) a given filename. To install it and generate the database it needs, run "sudo apt-get install apt-file && sudo apt-file update" Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:52:18
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apt-torrent <reply> The idea for using BitTorrent for pushing out updates has been registered here: https://blueprints.l…pt-torrent bimberi
Added on: 2007-04-20 04:21:59
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aptitude <deleted><reply> aptitude is another terminal-based front-end to APT. You may encounter multiarch problems on non-updated 12.04 installs, see http://pad.lv/831768 for more information. bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-07 08:24:14
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-05-01 19:31:23
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aptlock dpkg fix crash dpkg crash fix aptfix apt-fix dpkglock apt-lock <reply> If an APT front-end crashed and your database is locked, try this in a !terminal: « sudo fuser -vki /var/lib/dpkg/lock;sudo dpkg --configure -a » LjL
Added on: 2007-10-21 15:31:48
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aptoncd <reply> APTonCD is a tool with a graphical interface which allows you to create one or more CDs or DVDs with all of the packages you've downloaded via apt-get or aptitude, creating a removable repository that you can use on other computers - See also !offline Seveas
Added on: 2007-10-02 23:14:54
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-06 17:09:56
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aptproxy apt-proxy <reply> apt-proxy is a program that acts as a local apt repository server for a LAN, only fetching from the internet when required. To set it up see https://help.ubuntu.…y/AptProxy bimberi
Added on: 2006-10-27 04:06:15
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ar <reply> La comunidad local de Argentina se puede encontrar en #ubuntu-ar y en su canal de offtopic: #ubuntu-ar-cafe jpatrick
Added on: 2008-03-17 12:16:14
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arabic <reply> For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 19:07:42
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-09-30 14:28:21
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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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areyousure-#ubuntu-release-party <reply>Yes, I'm sure. Amaranth
Added on: 2009-10-29 00:57:47
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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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artful aardvark 17.10 <reply> Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) will be the 27th release of Ubuntu. It is due to be released in October 2017. Discussion in #ubuntu+1 Pici
Added on: 2017-04-20 18:18:35
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artteam <reply>The Artwork Team is a community effort that aims to enrich Ubuntu by designing high quality, original and beautiful themes to be available in the repo as an *alternative* to the default look. For more info please see: https://wiki.ubuntu.…om/Artwork jussi01
Added on: 2008-09-16 13:13:04
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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
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ask-#ubuntu-gr <reply> Παρακαλούμε μην ρωτάτε για να κάνετε μια ερώτηση, απλά ρωτήστε αυτό που θέλετε σε λίγες γραμμές ώστε να είναι ευανάγνωστο. Αν κάποιος γνωρίζει την απάντηση θα σας απαντήσει. :) LjL
Added on: 2009-03-10 17:49:22
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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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asl <reply> Most of us don't speak American Sign Language; please try English instead. ✌ Amaranth
Added on: 2007-03-30 07:09:15
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-16 04:11:45
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at <reply>Das österreichische Team finden sie unter #ubuntu-at, deutschsprachigen Support bekommen sie auch in #ubuntu-de, #kubuntu-de oder #edubuntu-de. Geben sie einfach /join #ubuntu-at ein! Danke für ihr Verständnis. Mamarok
Added on: 2009-05-22 10:11:35
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atroll <deleted><reply> trolling / trollish behaviour is behaviour that is considered annoying by other channel users, this includes going offtopic, asking the same question time and again getting answered and not acknowledging the answer, and these are not the only ways behaviour can be considered trolling, please see /msg ubottu guidelines - if this applies to you, you may find yourself outside the channel ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 19:37:23
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2011-09-27 02:34:36
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au <reply> The Australian Local Community Team has channels here on freenode. They are #ubuntu-au for technical discussion, and #ubuntu-au-chat for social chatter. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-06 10:55:00
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:22:43
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aubade-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Roll! LjL
Added on: 2008-09-26 13:20:31
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-06-04 00:37:07
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audio-#ubuntu+1 <reply> If you're having problems with sound, first ensure ALSA is selected, by double clicking on the volume control, then File -> Change Device (ALSA Mixer). If that fails, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.…leshooting - On Jaunty, please check bug https://launchpad.ne…ugs/330814 and help test the new kernel image LjL
Added on: 2009-03-26 15:49:34
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-26 15:54:28
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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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autofs automount <reply>Automount is the modern way to mount directories over a network. It is much easier to manage and more economic in bandwidth than static mounts via fstab. For more info - https://help.ubuntu.…ity/Autofs Pici
Added on: 2009-09-23 23:29:54
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