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forget 'zapus us zest get 'zapus us <alias> zest' Unit193
Added on: 2017-04-08 02:19:38
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forget zapus us zes get zapus us <alias> zest Pici
Added on: 2016-10-17 21:24:10
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forget zapus us \ zes get zapus us \<alias> zest Unit193
Added on: 2017-04-08 02:20:35
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forkbomb <reply> A forkbomb spells certain doom. It is a command that will take all clock cycles on a computer and render the machine in dire need of a reboot! Spec
Added on: 2007-01-31 02:09:42
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Last modified: 2007-05-02 21:02:20
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forums forum ubuntuforums <reply> The Ubuntu forums can be found at https://ubuntuforums.org. Kubuntu Forums are found at https://www.kubuntuforums.net. There is also a channel on freenode IRC #ubuntuforums Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:06:55
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2017-02-16 22:30:11
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foss <reply> FOSS stands for Free and Open Source Software. See !freedom for more info. thoreauputic
Added on: 2006-12-25 02:36:59
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-07-11 12:18:14
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fps glxgears <reply> To display the FPS in glxgears, run 'glxgears' in a terminal. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:55:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-05-09 22:32:06
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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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fr-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ce canal est en anglais uniquement. Si vous voulez discuter en francais, merci de rejoindre #ubuntu-fr-offtopic LjL
Added on: 2008-10-18 00:59:23
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Last modified: 2009-10-04 21:53:25
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framebuffer vgafb fb <deleted><reply> Information about changing your framebuffer modes in GRUB can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…uffer#grub Spec
Added on: 2006-09-07 18:25:15
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Last modified: 2015-09-14 20:52:56
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freedom free <reply> freedom is important. Ubuntu is as free as we can make it, which means mostly free software. See http://www.gnu.org/p…ee-sw.html and http://www.ubuntu.co…/licensing Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:51:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 22:37:39
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freenode freenode policy <reply> freenode is the IRC network that you're on! - See http://freenode.net/project - - freenode has policies that govern how people should use the network which can be read at http://freenode.net/policies - The Ubuntuchannels on freenode also have their own !Guidelines apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:37:12
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-09-22 16:28:42
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freenode offers access to irc on the following ports: 6665, 6666, 6667, 8000, 8001, 8002. ssl access <deleted>available on 7000 and 7070. Pici
Added on: 2010-06-02 13:05:25
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Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:54:05
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freenode offers access to irc on the following ports: 6667, 6665, 6666, 8000, 8001, 8002. ssl access <deleted>available on 6697, 7000 and 7070. Pici
Added on: 2011-06-15 15:44:40
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-09-06 11:52:56
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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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freespeech free speech freedomofspeech freedom of speech <reply> Please don't pepper the channel with cries of buzzwords like "free speech!", especially when you don't know what they mean or if they're applicable to the current situation. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2008-01-01 20:07:55
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:45:40
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fridge <reply> The Fridge is the Ubuntu's Community News website, and can be found at http://fridge.ubuntu.com apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:02:27
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2007-10-11 14:21:08
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frostwire a totally open source !bittorrent client, based on Vuze, the Azureus BitTorrent Engine. For installation help, please see https://help.ubuntu.…/FrostWire Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-26 15:50:29
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-09-07 11:28:42
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fsck the FileSystem ChecKer, which runs automatically when you boot if you didn't shutdown cleanly. Type "man fsck" for information on running it manually. The command "sudo touch /forcefsck && sudo shutdown -r now" will force a reboot and a filesystem check; "sudo touch /fastboot" will skip a filesystem check at next reboot LjL
Added on: 2006-12-13 20:01:03
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-05-04 07:55:19
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fsf The Free Software Foundation. See http://www.fsf.org/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:01:34
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fstab /etc/fstab drives <reply> The /etc/fstab file indicates how drive partitions are to be used or otherwise integrated into the file system. See https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Fstab and http://www.pclosmag.…age07.html and !Partitions apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:30:53
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 18:49:45
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ftbs an Acronym for Failed To Build from Source imbrandon
Added on: 2006-09-23 01:03:14
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:27:33
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ftp ftp clients ftp client <reply> FTP clients: Nautilus (Places -> Connect to server), gFTP, FileZilla (for !GNOME); Konqueror, Kasablanca, KFTPGrabber (for !KDE); FireFTP (for Firefox); ftp, lftp (for !cli) - See also !FTPd bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-24 06:50:53
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-04-11 01:58:22
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ftpd ftp servers ftp server ftp-server <reply> FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd, MuddleFTPd, wzdftpd - Graphical front-ends: PureAdmin, GProftpd (for GNOME), KcmPureftpd (for !KDE) - See also !FTP apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:16:36
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2007-10-23 18:42:41
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fuchs-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> http://i.imgur.com/b3mcM.jpg (not on fire) rww
Added on: 2014-09-17 15:29:16
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2015-03-11 22:42:24
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fud <reply>Please do not fall prey to, or spread FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) - it is not welcome here! Please see http://en.wikipedia.…_and_doubt jussi01
Added on: 2008-08-06 17:03:48
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2008-08-31 23:44:02
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fuse captive <reply> FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) is a !kernel driver that allows non-root users to create their own filesystems. See http://en.wikipedia.…_Userspace for more on FUSE. Some examples of filesystems that use FUSE are !ntfs-3g, sshfs and isofs. A full list of Filesystems that use FUSE is here: http://fuse.sourcefo…ileSystems apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:48:16
Last edited by Amaranth
Last modified: 2007-08-07 14:36:30
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fusesmb-#xubuntu <reply>fusesmb is a tool that allows easy access to shared folders (smb) on a network. Links with more info: https://help.ubuntu.…ty/FuseSmb Myrtti
Added on: 2008-09-17 19:48:34
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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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fx5 <deleted><alias> ff5 Pici
Added on: 2011-06-21 17:37:52
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:04:19
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fx6 ff6 firefox6 <deleted><reply> Firefox 6 has been released as a security update for 11.04. For 10.04 and 10.10, you can use the unofficial and unsupported PPA at https://launchpad.ne…fox-stable rww
Added on: 2011-08-17 00:08:32
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:41:53
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games nexuiz wow warcraft et fun doom doom3 <reply> Information about games on Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Games and http://www.icculus.o…melist.php and http://www.penguspy.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:02:03
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-11-28 15:38:44
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gary <deleted><reply> be afraid, be *very* afraid ompaul
Added on: 2007-12-27 10:20:10
Last edited by Pricey
Last modified: 2009-06-13 13:19:35
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gconf-editor a graphical tool used to maintain the GNOME desktop environment registry. For more info: https://help.ubuntu.…ConfEditor Myrtti
Added on: 2009-06-19 09:09:02
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:34:05
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gdesklet <deleted><alias> gdesklets Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-27 20:35:17
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:40:36
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gdesklets <deleted><reply> gDesklets provides an advanced architecture for desktop applets -- tiny displays sitting on your desktop in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness. Homepage is http://gdesklets.gno…sktop.org/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:53:11
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:40:38
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gdm2setup <reply> Up to Oneiric, GDM was used as the login manager. You can configure your GDM options, including the wallpaper and theme, with gdm2setup. See https://launchpad.ne…/gdm2setup for more information and installation instructions.~ knome
Added on: 2011-08-27 21:18:55
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ge ka <reply> ქართული ენაზე დახმარების მიღებისთვის გთხოვთ შემობრძანდით #ubuntu-ge / Kartuli enaze dakhmarebis mighebistvis gtkhovt shemobrdzandit #ubuntu-ge Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-28 21:46:10
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-09-26 18:58:34
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gender <reply>yes, I can confirm I am a female bot :) jussi01
Added on: 2009-02-03 08:13:42
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generic smp <reply> Background to the decision to replace -686, k7 and -smp kernels with -generic can be found here https://lists.ubuntu…19983.html (the -386 kernel is still available if needed) bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-13 02:36:49
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genii <deleted><reply> See !coffee genii
Added on: 2009-06-27 04:56:57
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Last modified: 2010-03-10 15:30:51
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genii yadda ps3 <deleted>Aside from i386 and amd64 platforms, Ubuntu is also available for alternate platforms. Playstation 3 ( support in #ubuntu-ps3 ) Sun Sparc ( support in #ubuntu-sparc ) Apple PowerPC ( support in #ubuntu-ppc ) genii
Added on: 2009-05-27 18:46:19
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Last modified: 2009-05-27 19:05:53
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gentoo-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> http://makelinuxgreatagain.com dax
Added on: 2016-04-13 05:40:24
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gestures-#kubuntu <reply>KDE has a built-in support for mouse gestures. See: http://userbase.kde.…d_Gestures for a howto Jucato
Added on: 2008-04-30 00:30:51
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:52:02
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get_iplayer http://linuxcentre.n…t_iplayer/ a small perl script which can download content from BBC iPlayer and ITV catch up services. popey
Added on: 2009-04-05 22:23:20
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gettingstarted <reply> A great place to start your MOTU adventure is https://wiki.ubuntu.…ingStarted nickrud
Added on: 2008-07-21 05:01:13
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ghost ircghost <reply> If you own an IRC nick that is currently being used, you can make it change nicks by typing: /msg nickserv release <nick> <password> | If you have a dead (ghost) connection, you can make it quit by typing: /msg nickserv ghost <nick> <password> | further help in #freenode Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:42:30
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-10-13 14:53:01
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gift a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols by means of plug-ins. It's available in !Universe. Clients include gifTui, giFToxic (GTK), Apollon (KDE), giFTcurs (terminal-based) - See also !P2P LjL
Added on: 2007-11-03 00:35:09
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gimp an advanced image manipulation application for Ubuntu. See http://www.gimp.org for tutorials and more information. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:28:30
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gimpshop <deleted>a hack that makes The Gimp look and feel more like Photoshop. A .deb for Ubuntu is available via http://plasticbugs.c…age_id=294 bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-27 00:59:13
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:38:00
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