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mldonkey a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols, available in !Universe as 'mldonkey-server'. Clients include mkdonkey-gui (GTK) and KMLDonkey (KDE). See https://help.ubuntu.…y/MLDonkey - See also !P2P LjL
Added on: 2007-11-03 00:31:31
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Last modified: 2007-11-03 00:33:20
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mobile <deleted><reply>Learn more about Ubuntu Mobile at https://wiki.ubuntu.…ndEmbedded Amaranth
Added on: 2007-07-14 05:17:59
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:08:09
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moblock <reply> info in detail is on this wiki page: https://help.ubuntu.…ty/MoBlock ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-01 00:59:27
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modeabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ops are bored and having a bit of fun... bear with us... they'll find something to code soon enough... PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:49:43
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modeline <reply>A Modeline is a config line in the X server configuration file that gives info about a connected display and how to drive it at a specified display resolution. http://en.wikipedia.…6_Modeline for more details. Here are 2 links to generate modelines which fit your monitor: http://bohne-lang.de…/modeline/ and http://xtiming.sourc…xtiming.pl zorglu_
Added on: 2006-10-22 20:21:59
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-04-04 02:26:21
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modem dialup dial up dial-up winmodem knetworkmanager ppp <reply>You want to connect via dial-up? Read https://help.ubuntu.…ModemHowto - Also try disabling/removing KNetworkManager if KDE applications cannot connect using dial-up Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:39:25
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2009-11-12 06:48:20
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modules <reply> To compile modules and drivers that are not bundled with the standard kernel, for more info /msg $nick kernel , install the relevant package, usually called "<modulename>-source", and run « sudo module-assistant » (you will have to do this again after kernel updates). To prevent specific modules from loading, see /msg $nick blacklist LjL
Added on: 2007-01-26 02:51:55
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:58:33
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mol MacOnLinux. For a complete howto, visit https://help.ubuntu.…LinuxHowto - No longer available in 11.10 or higher, see http://bugs.debian.org/592034 Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:57:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:53:29
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mom <reply> MoM is the Ubuntu Merge-O-Matic, a website helping the MOTUs keep Ubuntu in sync with Debian. See https://merges.ubuntu.com/ Pici
Added on: 2009-05-19 00:49:05
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mongodb <deleted>web scale elky
Added on: 2010-09-10 11:53:19
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Last modified: 2010-09-10 12:04:37
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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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monitoring <reply> There are many ways to monitor processes, here are a few: ps, top, htop, gnome-system-monitor, lavaps, wmtop Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-13 17:55:25
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moo-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> There are no easter eggs in this bot. Pici
Added on: 2008-02-01 20:03:32
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moodin <deleted>a ksplash theme engine, enabled by default in Kubuntu Dapper, and you can grab it for Breezy here: http://www.kde-look.…tent=25705 apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:28:38
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2009-10-06 06:08:02
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moonlight silverlight <reply> For Microsoft Silverlight support, install Moonlight with the following command: « sudo apt-get install moonlight-plugin-mozilla » in a terminal. Pici
Added on: 2009-11-10 20:44:21
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mootbot a bot to make the process of summarizing !meetings easier - Information at https://wiki.ubuntu.…am/MootBot LjL
Added on: 2008-09-30 14:53:35
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morer <deleted><reply> s/also good/better/ IdleOne
Added on: 2011-08-03 18:16:40
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Last modified: 2011-08-03 18:24:39
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mornington crescent-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Here's the map: http://www.upminster…ground.gif Seveas
Added on: 2007-08-05 11:57:41
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motu short for Masters of the Universe. The brave souls who maintain the packages in the Universe section of Ubuntu. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:48:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:22
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mount used to attach devices to directories. See also https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Mount Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:50:24
Last edited by Seeker`
Last modified: 2009-05-20 21:13:27
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mount-#kubuntu <reply> Partitioning programs !PartitionManager or !GParted (see also "man mkfs" for formatting) - Mount partitions from System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Removable Devices. See also !fstab and !DiskMounter Jucato
Added on: 2007-04-29 15:21:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-30 01:48:22
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mouse buttons <reply>Enabling extra mouse buttons: https://help.ubuntu.…MouseHowto - Enabling serial mouse: https://help.ubuntu.…MouseHowto Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-26 07:25:46
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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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mousekeys <reply> Mousekeys use the keyboard's number pad to control the mouse cursor. It can be configured using Keyboard Preferences or toggled using shift+numlock. For more information, see http://live.gnome.or…/MouseKeys Pici
Added on: 2010-08-25 14:26:37
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movelauncher launcher-position movedock <reply> To move the Unity launcher to the bottom of the screen in 16.04+, run `gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher launcher-position Bottom`. To move it to the left, run the same command with Left instead. For older Ubuntu versions, see https://askubuntu.co…y-launcher dax
Added on: 2016-03-23 15:59:43
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mozillateam <reply> Information on the Ubuntu Mozilla team can be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ozillaTeam gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-18 19:00:09
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moztest mozillatest <reply> The Mozilla-testing repos can be found at: https://launchpad.ne…ox-aurora. Please remember these are testing repos, the packages in these repos are not stable and may break things on your system. Use with caution. Please report bugs found from these packages to: https://wiki.ubuntu.…aTeam/Bugs gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-18 18:58:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:49:06
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mplayer <deleted>a media player. It resides in the mutiverse repository and can easily be installed via applications -> add/remove. For codecs try !codecs gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-20 02:44:28
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-07-18 11:06:08
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mplayer-fonts <reply> No fonts in mplayer? Try " sudo apt-get install mplayer-fonts " ( multiverse must be enabled see !repos ). gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-20 02:47:08
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mre <reply> Micro Release Exceptions are approved by the Ubuntu Technical Board on a per-package basis for packages that cannot be acceptably handled through the Stable Release Update (!sru) process. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Exceptions for more information. rww
Added on: 2014-04-12 22:33:56
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ms <deleted><reply> Dalam kebanyakan saluran Ubuntu, kita hanya bercakap dalam Bahasa Inggeris. Malangnya pada masa ini, kita tidak mempunyai saluran bahasa Melayu. Kami minta maaf atas ketidaknyamanannya. Jika anda boleh bercakap bahasa Inggeris, sila berbuat demikian, atau menggunakan penterjemah internet. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-09-03 21:27:54
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-09-03 21:44:05
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mta <reply> A Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) is the server software that sends and queues mail. The default MTA (and !MDA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("exim" is also officially supported). See also !MailServer and !MUA LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 15:52:44
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Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:30:17
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mua <reply> A Mail User Agent (MUA) is the application you use to read email messages. Examples include Evolution, !Thunderbird and mutt. MUA's are required to read mail on your system and could be compared to the mail functions of Microsoft Outlook. LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 15:57:21
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Last modified: 2008-05-29 16:10:12
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multijava <reply> To set which java version/implementation is to be used as default, use sudo update-java-alternatives Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:46:01
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multisearch <deleted><reply> http://www.asoftsite…about.html gnomefreak
Added on: 2009-07-30 13:44:54
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:00:46
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muon <reply> Muon is the current Kubuntu package manager. Please see http://jontheechidna…e-manager/ for an overview genii-around
Added on: 2011-07-08 15:24:38
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mutt a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. For more Informations on how to setup see https://help.ubuntu.…unity/mutt and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mutt k1l
Added on: 2016-04-04 12:11:14
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my <reply> bantuan bahasa melayu? sila /join #ubuntu-my jrib
Added on: 2008-12-02 15:34:13
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-09-03 21:49:39
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my own <deleted><reply> Here you go! LjL
Added on: 2008-09-30 23:53:10
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Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:27:28
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myrtti <deleted><alias> prayer Seeker`
Added on: 2009-04-05 16:49:43
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Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:44:50
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myself-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I know all there is to know about myself, and more. What about you? LjL
Added on: 2007-09-23 15:54:40
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mysql <deleted><alias> lamp Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:22:58
Last edited by ikonia
Last modified: 2014-03-04 10:06:59
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mythbuntu <reply> Mythbuntu was a former Ubuntu flavor centered upon setting up a standalone MythTV system (http://www.mythbuntu.org). MythTV can still be installed from the Ubuntu repositories or from the Mythbuntu !PPAs linked on https://launchpad.ne…mythbuntu. For MythTV discussion and support, try #mythtv-users PriceChild
Added on: 2007-06-28 00:42:41
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-11-10 21:58:51
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mythtv a TV framework for Linux - Instructions for using with Ubuntu at https://help.ubuntu.…ity/MythTV - For discussion and specific support of MythTV, try #mythtv-users apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:14:52
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-11-10 21:49:07
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mythtv-mysql <reply>Having issues with 'access denied for user 'mythtv'@'localhost' (using password: YES), please see: http://ubuntuforums.…ostcount=4 Madpilot
Added on: 2007-11-03 03:33:25
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n00b <deleted><alias> noob Seveas
Added on: 2008-03-22 18:44:07
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:40:59
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nalioth <reply> Sorry, nalioth's repository is no longer available. Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:48:37
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-23 16:58:55
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names <reply> Ubuntu has an $adjective $animal naming scheme, summarized (and with a list of suggested words which you can add to) at https://wiki.ubuntu.…tCodeNames tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-13 06:43:42
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nasty <reply> It is spelt !naTTy :) IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:25:54
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natty narwhal <reply> Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was the fourteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on 2012-10-28, see https://ubottu.com/y/natty for details. Pici
Added on: 2010-08-17 18:38:25
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:19
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