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hacker hacking <reply> A hacker is a person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular, as defined by Request for Comments (RFC) 1392 - i.e. a good programmer -- crackers on the other hand break systems, see also !piracy ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-21 20:34:28
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Last modified: 2009-04-12 12:16:51
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hal open the pod bay doors-#ubuntu-offtopic in the process of being deprecated. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Halsectomy and http://en.wikipedia.…tion_layer for more info. Tm_T
Added on: 2008-03-01 19:27:34
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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:44:22
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hal-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Pici
Added on: 2008-07-25 17:17:03
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Last modified: 2014-08-15 18:16:21
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hal9000-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> makes more sense than mc44, and is almost as murderous LjL
Added on: 2008-02-07 21:40:42
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Last modified: 2010-08-09 19:01:43
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hamburger-#ubuntu-ohio <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:38:49
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hamburger-#ubuntuforums <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:38:02
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hammertime-#ubuntu-offtopic hammertime-#ubuntustudio-devel hammertime-#ubuntu-ops <reply> ━━▊ ━━▊ ━━▊ Pici
Added on: 2008-05-12 17:02:18
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handbook-#edubuntu <deleted><alias> edubuntuhandbook bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-09 05:47:57
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Last modified: 2015-03-13 05:57:22
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handbrake a an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. - http://handbrake.fr mneptok
Added on: 2009-02-06 18:55:25
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hardware hcl nic <reply> For lists of supported hardware on Ubuntu see https://wiki.ubuntu.…areSupport - To help debugging and improving hardware detection, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…eDetection apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:02:23
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:07:30
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hardy heron 8.04 <reply> Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) was the eighth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on May 12 2011, Server support ended on May 9th 2013. See http://ubottu.com/y/hardy for more details. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-08-29 22:41:06
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Last modified: 2013-05-09 22:39:56
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hardysources <reply> In System->Admin->Software Sources, enable (main) (universe) (restricted) and (multiverse) and disable the Cdrom on the Ubuntu Software tab. On the Updates tab, enable (hardy-security) and (hardy-updates). nickrud
Added on: 2008-06-14 07:57:12
Last edited by Seeker`
Last modified: 2008-06-19 01:24:13
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has no arms to wear a watch and she <deleted>a she IdleOne
Added on: 2011-09-03 21:46:31
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Last modified: 2011-09-06 11:44:18
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hash <deleted><alias> hashes Pici
Added on: 2011-10-13 15:07:20
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Last modified: 2011-10-13 15:07:24
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hashes <reply> See https://help.ubuntu.…untuHashes for the md5sums of all downloadable Ubuntu releases Pici
Added on: 2010-04-30 15:31:19
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-18 19:50:11
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hate a thing we don't encourage - why waste your energy‽ ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:29:41
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Last modified: 2014-09-10 18:37:34
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hdbug <reply>Ubuntu does *not* modify the settings that affect HD lifespans by default. An analysis from an Ubuntu Technical Board member and ACPI expert can be found at http://mjg59.livejou…77672.html (See https://launchpad.ne…bugs/59695 and http://tinyurl.com/2vyrft for more information) Pici
Added on: 2007-10-31 14:56:09
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Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:22:53
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he $hr$/join #ubuntu-il <deleted><alias> il Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-08-29 16:42:08
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Last modified: 2013-01-07 05:42:42
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headers kernel source <reply> To install the Linux (kernel) headers, open a terminal and: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) To install headers for libraries, you need the accompanying -dev packages Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:42:46
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heard joke once: man goes to doctor. says he's depressed. says life seems harsh and cruel. says he feels all alone in a threatening world where what lies ahead <deleted>vague and uncertain. Doctor says, "Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go and see him. That should pick you up." Man bursts into tears. Says, "But doctor...I am Pagliacci.”" Pici
Added on: 2017-05-09 18:56:15
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Last modified: 2017-05-19 15:13:19
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hello <deleted><alias> hi Pici
Added on: 2007-10-10 20:34:45
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Last modified: 2010-09-28 13:13:50
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hello-#xubuntu-devel hi-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Hello! Welcome to $chan! Please note that this channel is for Xubuntu developer coordination. For support questions, please use #xubuntu. Offtopic chatter in #xubuntu-offtopic. knome
Added on: 2013-12-11 23:47:19
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Last modified: 2014-04-18 13:10:56
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hellow <deleted><reply> a control freak genii
Added on: 2010-02-20 00:23:27
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Last modified: 2010-02-20 00:24:29
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helpersnack cookie <reply> Wow! You're such a great helper, you deserve a cookie! fdoving
Added on: 2007-05-18 16:40:16
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here <reply>Please give at least an overview of your problem *here* (all in one line) - you will get a much greater audience. If you have to use more than 3 lines, please use http://paste.ubuntu.com ikonia
Added on: 2010-02-19 13:17:27
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2010-02-20 10:24:54
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hey <deleted><alias> hi Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-11-02 11:57:56
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-14 19:09:59
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hi <deleted><reply> Hi! Welcome to $chan! Feel free to ask questions and help people out. The channel guidelines are at https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines . Enjoy your stay! Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-11 17:20:25
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Last modified: 2014-10-25 17:56:42
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hi-#ubuntu-artwork <reply> Hi! Welcome to #ubuntu-artwork! Channel for the community artwork team. Feel free to ask questions . Enjoy your stay Madpilot
Added on: 2009-11-26 10:20:11
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hi-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>shfihgbwjehrg to you! rww
Added on: 2011-07-07 03:34:17
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-12-20 02:50:37
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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
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Last modified: 2013-03-27 17:01:15
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highno <reply> A higher version number does not mean that it's better. Especially with packages such as the linux kernel. The packages in the Ubuntu repositories are stable and will work fine. You should have a better reason than "newer" when considering compiling from source or using 3rd party repos. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-07-27 20:06:24
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Last modified: 2007-07-27 20:06:36
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hoary hoary hedgehog hedgehog <reply> Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog) was the second release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: October 31, 2006. See !eol for more details. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:16:35
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Last modified: 2007-07-31 14:18:37
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hobbsee <reply> I phear the stick so shhhhh ompaul
Added on: 2007-05-10 14:42:04
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home separatehome movehome <reply> Your home directory is where all of your personal files are usually kept. For moving your home directory to a separate partition, please see: https://help.ubuntu.…ome/Moving Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-10-01 08:45:38
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-05-16 07:43:54
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homie colloquialism <reply> Slang and colloquialisms are not proper English. Please use proper English in our channels to make it easy for those who have it as a second language. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-01-05 05:25:40
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2008-01-05 05:39:30
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hostname <reply>Use hostname <somehostname> to set the hostname, or to do it permanently: edit /etc/hosts to include BOTH the old and new hostname and then change /etc/hostname to the new one. WARNING! Make sure that your current hostname and /etc/hosts match, otherwise sudo may not work properly. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:52:04
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Last modified: 2011-01-24 05:15:07
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hotmail <deleted><reply> If you need to use an MSN Hotmail account, consider packages such as "hotway" and "hostsmtp", which are gateways respectively to the !POP and !SMTP protocols (also supporting Lycos and Spray) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:01:16
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-10-12 12:49:18
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hotornot <reply> We tend to strongly discourage hot-or-not style discussions about women, as they're known to discourage female geeks from participating in communities. Female participation in geek communities is really low (less than 2% on average :( ), so lets not discourage any more! See also !girls and !women for more information on how to help stop this tragedy. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-11-25 08:53:16
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Last modified: 2008-11-25 08:54:12
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howdy <deleted><alias> hi LjL
Added on: 2007-02-13 19:30:07
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Last modified: 2010-10-14 19:09:57
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hr croatia croatian <reply> Odgovarajuci kanal za Hrvatski jezik je #ubuntu-hr, molimo Vas da se pridruzite tom kanalu ukoliko trebate pomoc za Ubuntu, hvala. Croatian language support in #ubuntu-hr Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:06:01
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Last modified: 2008-02-16 13:52:03
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html HyperText Markup Language, used to build web pages. WYSIWYG editors: KompoZer (was Nvu), Iceape Composer, Amaya (Hardy or earlier) - Development environments: Bluefish, Quanta+ - For a howto on HTML coding, see: http://www.w3schools.com/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:26:34
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Last modified: 2012-03-26 18:42:39
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hu hungary hungarian <reply> Magyar nyelvű segítséget az #ubuntu-hu csatornán talál Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:18:44
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Last modified: 2007-02-24 11:26:46
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hud <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 12.04 LTS includes the first step in a major new approach to application interfaces, the Head-Up Display, or HUD, which will ultimately replace menus in Unity applications. See http://ubottu.com/y/hud for the background on this and discuss it in #ubuntu-offtopic bazhang
Added on: 2012-01-24 16:20:34
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2012-08-28 18:23:15
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hungover hangover <deleted><reply> The Release Managers are currently hungover, and wont be releasing jaunty today. No jaunty for you! NOT YOURS!!! Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-10-18 06:40:58
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-26 16:57:53
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hurd <reply> The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is not ready for production use, as there are still many bugs and missing features. http://www.gnu.org/s…/hurd.html apokryphos
Added on: 2007-01-20 16:13:01
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hwdb <reply> The Ubuntu Hardware Database can be found at http://hwdb.ubuntu.com/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-10-06 22:06:06
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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
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Last modified: 2011-01-02 02:08:33
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ibus <reply> IBus is used to allow multilingual input such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean (CJK), Devanagari and Dravidian characters in !GUI applications - see also: !SCIM. For more info on Ibus see https://help.ubuntu.…unity/ibus tsimpson
Added on: 2010-06-03 15:20:31
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Last modified: 2010-08-22 05:19:43
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iceweasel <reply>Iceweasel's homepage is http://www.gnu.org/s…/gnuzilla/ with more detailed information at http://en.wikipedia.…/Iceweasel Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-11-29 03:21:05
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ichthux <deleted><reply> Ichthux (Linux for Christians) is an unofficial Kubuntu derivative. See http://www.ichthux.com/ LjL
Added on: 2006-12-19 02:18:04
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Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:19:39
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