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mate <reply> Ubuntu MATE is a supported !flavor of Ubuntu that uses MATE as the default desktop environment. It functions similarly to older versions of GNOME. For more information, see https://ubuntu-mate.org/ dax
Added on: 2016-03-29 14:47:42
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mathematica <reply> For help installing Mathematica on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.…athematica jrib
Added on: 2011-02-14 18:17:00
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Last modified: 2011-02-14 18:17:33
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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
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Last modified: 2011-02-12 16:41:59
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maverick meerkat 10.10 <reply> Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) was the thirteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on April 10th, 2012, see https://ubottu.com/y/maverick for details. Pici
Added on: 2010-04-02 11:18:59
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:05
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maverick-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><alias> gutsy-#ubuntu-release-party tsimpson
Added on: 2010-10-09 15:18:07
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Last modified: 2010-10-10 10:14:38
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mavrick <reply> It is spelt !mavERick :) Pici
Added on: 2010-04-02 11:21:35
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maybe <reply> See !lies LjL
Added on: 2008-10-27 22:47:38
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mb-ping #ubuntu-meeting <reply>ahoneybun popey hggdh cwayne elacheche IdleOne iulian jcastro marcoceppi Kilos PabloRubianes rickspencer3 s-fox belkinsa toddy wxl popey
Added on: 2015-05-07 23:00:10
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mc44-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> makes no(n) sense :( LjL
Added on: 2008-02-05 23:21:33
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Last modified: 2013-07-11 22:17:13
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md5 verify <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which an MD5 checksum is provided), see https://help.ubuntu.…owToMD5SUM or http://www.linuxques…in_Windows Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:00:46
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:52:54
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md5sum checksum <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which an MD5 checksum is provided), see https://help.ubuntu.…owToMD5SUM Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-10-21 05:40:18
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Last modified: 2016-07-01 03:27:30
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md5sums <reply> See https://help.ubuntu.…untuHashes for the md5sums of Ubuntu discs. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-10-19 23:52:07
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mda <reply> A Mail Delivery Agent (MDA) is the server software for local delivery and rewriting of messages. The default MDA (and !MTA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("procmail" or "dovecot" can also be used). See also !MailServer and !MUA LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:27:06
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Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:29:37
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meaningoflife <reply>42. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-06-29 08:14:38
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medibuntu w32codecs <reply>The Medibuntu project has come to an end and its repository is no longer maintained and is offline. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 19:29:22
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Last modified: 2013-11-25 18:30:11
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meeting-#kubuntu <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu…u/Meetings jussi
Added on: 2010-06-04 12:52:59
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meeting-#kubuntu-devel <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu…u/Meetings jussi
Added on: 2010-06-04 12:53:27
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meeting-#ubuntu-us-az <reply>The Ubuntu Arizona LoCo team meetings are every Sunday at 9:00 PM Arizona time in our team channel, #ubuntu-us-az. Everyone is welcome!! Amaranth
Added on: 2008-05-17 06:39:34
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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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meeting-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Next scheduled Xubuntu community meeting and the agenda can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…u/Meetings knome
Added on: 2013-11-14 15:23:06
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meetingology a bot that runs !meetings and produces minutes - information at https://wiki.ubuntu.…etingology elky
Added on: 2011-09-06 07:24:08
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meetings meeting ircmeetings <reply> Team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting - See « /msg $nick logs » for transcripts. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-07 15:49:31
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Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:57:26
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meetings-#edubuntu meeting-#edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu meetings are (usually) held weekly on Wednesdays, alternating between 12:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC. « @schedule » may show when the next one will be, otherwise check the !fridge. All welcome! bimberi
Added on: 2007-04-19 06:35:59
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Last modified: 2007-05-02 22:57:54
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meetings-#xubuntu-devel meetings-#xubuntu meetings-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Xubuntu community meetings are held in #xubuntu-devel - See https://wiki.ubuntu.…u/Meetings for meeting times, agenda and meeting archive - Other team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting, see !logs for more knome
Added on: 2015-12-06 18:23:45
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Last modified: 2015-12-06 18:27:43
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member newmember <reply> Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.…Membership Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 22:59:31
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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:05:04
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membership <reply>Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.…/NewMember Mez
Added on: 2007-01-22 16:02:33
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Last modified: 2013-12-04 22:29:06
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membership-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Service guarantees citizenship! rww
Added on: 2016-02-07 03:59:02
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Last modified: 2016-08-05 17:26:18
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membershipboard <reply> The Membership Board consists of ahoneybun, cwayne18, elacheche, hggdh, IdleOne, iulian, jcastro, Kilos, marcoceppi, popey, rickspencer3, s-fox, toddy and wxl - they are here to help, just ask! :) You can also send them an email at ubuntu-membership-boards@lists.ubuntu.com Pici
Added on: 2015-12-03 18:10:48
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memory ram mem <reply> If you are wondering why some tools report your system has very little free memory, have a look at http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:15:41
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Last modified: 2014-08-21 17:42:29
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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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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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mentors-#ubuntu-motu <reply> for initial mentoring to introduce you to the MOTU world check out https://wiki.ubuntu.…ontributor LaserJock
Added on: 2006-07-13 21:55:22
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Last modified: 2007-08-22 00:36:17
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menueditor-#xubuntu <reply> To edit the menus in Xubuntu, use the preinstalled menu editor MenuLibre. Read more about MenuLibre at https://smdavis.us/p…menulibre/ knome
Added on: 2012-02-02 23:53:10
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Last modified: 2015-12-03 21:34:39
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merging merge-o-matic merge <reply>Merging is the process of including changes from other distributions (most commonly Debian) into Ubuntu packages, and is typically a major focus at the beginning of each Ubuntu development cycle. Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.…nt/Merging for more information. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-02 03:01:28
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meta <deleted><reply> If you would like to help in #*ubuntu* but it just goes too fast to spot interesting questions, try joining #ubuntu-meta and watching for questions there (note that it is NOT a support channel, however, and questions should still be answered in #*ubuntu*) LjL
Added on: 2008-01-01 22:30:19
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:56:09
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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
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Last modified: 2010-11-02 14:10:58
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metapackage meta-package <reply> A meta-package is a package that simply depends upon other packages and brings them in. It's not a real package, but a very useful package that can drag in other package versions. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:22:35
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metisse <deleted><reply>Metisse is Mandriva's composite window manager. For more information, see http://www.mandriva.…ts/metisse apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-03 16:28:34
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Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:33
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mibbit <reply> freenode no longer supports connections from mibbit. See http://blog.freenode…net/?p=254 for more details. freenode help in #freenode Pici
Added on: 2009-06-19 13:33:01
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Last modified: 2009-06-19 13:41:54
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midi <reply> Trouble playing MIDI files? Look at https://help.ubuntu.…hesisHowTo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:49:56
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mikem-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> mikem [verb]s you! Pici
Added on: 2008-10-20 19:25:25
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Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:47:31
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mines5 <deleted>a banana. Also, a doofus. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2015-03-15 04:05:20
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Last modified: 2015-03-15 04:10:37
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minimal mini mini.iso miniiso minimalcd <reply> The Minimal CD image is very small in size, and it downloads most packages from the Internet during installation, allowing you to select only those you want. The installer is text based (rather than graphical as used on the Desktop DVD). See https://help.ubuntu.…/MinimalCD LjL
Added on: 2006-12-15 03:19:53
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Last modified: 2013-05-23 20:33:55
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mint-#ubuntu-fi <reply> Linux Mint ei ole Ubuntun tuettu rinnakkaisjakelu. Ole hyvä ja hae tukea kanavalta #linuxmint-help palvelimella irc.spotchat.org IdleOne
Added on: 2012-06-09 17:44:55
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Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:34:11
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mir <reply> Mir is a display server developed by Canonical and Ubuntu. From Ubuntu 17.04 ( Zesty Zapus ) onward, emphasis has shifted to embedded devices and applications, notably UBports as stated by Mark Shuttleworth ( https://plus.google.…LYubpaHUHH ). Regular Ubuntu 17.10 onwards will use GNOME. Pici
Added on: 2008-01-14 19:11:47
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:22:31
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mirrorstatus <reply> A list of official repository mirrors and their statuses can be found at https://launchpad.ne…ivemirrors Pici
Added on: 2009-10-07 23:59:20
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mirspec <deleted><reply> Details about Mir can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Mir/Spec genii
Added on: 2015-06-10 20:59:40
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:17:20
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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
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Last modified: 2011-04-24 21:36:17
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mjg59 <reply> mjg59 says that !ultamatix is "nowhere near the most condescending or belittling thing I've written about someone else's software." elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-11-05 09:29:17
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Last modified: 2011-05-26 02:21:06
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mkusb a frontend to !dd, the bit-by-bit command line utility. For more information see: https://help.ubuntu.…nity/mkusb wxl
Added on: 2017-03-16 19:44:52
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Last modified: 2017-03-16 23:56:10
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