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automate <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.…6/apb.html - See also !cloning LJL
Added on: 2007-03-21 01:00:24
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2015-09-28 14:51:35
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automatix automatix2 automatrix <reply> Automatix is no longer developed or supported by its creators and is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. See http://mjg59.livejou…77440.html and « /msg $nick WorksForMe » gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-02 04:29:31
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:49:40
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automatix-#ubuntu-nl niet aanbevolen, ondersteund, of noodzakelijk, zie ook http://mjg59.livejou…77440.html Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:53:04
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autoscroll <reply> if you want to enable middle-click-drag-scrolling for konqueror: open konqueror -> settings -> configure konqueror -> uncheck "middle click opens selected web address." Firefox: open firefox. in the address field type 'about:config' and hit enter. Now in the Filter box, type 'autoscroll', rightclick on general.autoScroll -> Toggle. The line should read 'general.autoScroll user set boolean true'. Enjoy. fdoving
Added on: 2006-09-24 23:47:53
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autostart <reply> If you want to edit your Autostart programs, open the Unity dash and search for Startup Programs. If you're on XFCE, use menu -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup, if you're on KDE, use Kickoff -> Computer -> System Settings -> Autostart. For more details see https://help.ubuntu.…ionStartup apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-28 14:04:30
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:49:36
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autostart-#kubuntu <reply> Use the tool in System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Autostart, or System Settings -> Startup and Shutdown, to make programs automatically start in KDE session. See !boot for managing which non-interactive programs start at boot fdoving
Added on: 2007-01-03 22:27:00
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-30 01:32:29
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autostart-#xubuntu autostart-#xubuntu-offtopic autostart-#xubuntu-devel <reply> To add programs or scripts to start when logging in, use Applications menu -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup -> tab "Application autostart" - See !boot for starting (non-interactive) programs at boot knome
Added on: 2012-02-06 18:32:58
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2012-02-06 18:33:48
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avant <deleted><alias> awn Pici
Added on: 2008-07-09 19:21:36
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:00:52
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away afk <reply> Please do not use noisy away messages and nicks in Ubuntu channels. It is annoying and unnecessary. Use the command "/away <reason>" to set your client away silently. See also «/msg $nick Guidelines» Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:58:27
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:53:45
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awesomeness <deleted><reply> Awesomeness is Ubuntu! genii
Added on: 2009-10-27 18:43:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:46:21
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awesomeness-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Kubuntu! tsimpson
Added on: 2011-03-03 21:46:57
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awesomeness-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Ubuntu! tsimpson
Added on: 2011-03-03 21:46:47
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awn <deleted><reply> Avant Window Navigator is a dock-like navigation bar for the Linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. Homepage http://wiki.awn-project.org/ - Awn-Manager can be found in Universe from Hardy (8.04) onwards. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-09 14:41:16
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:00:55
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azureus a popular !bittorrent client written in Java, installation instructions can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…ureusHowTo apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-17 22:54:24
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:20:37
Requested 228 times
b white_eagle-#ubuntu-offtopic an IRC channel mode that you don't want on your hostmask. LjL
Added on: 2007-09-18 21:26:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-07-15 13:13:01
Requested 161 times
back <reply>Hurray, I've rejoined the channel. Too many bugs :) Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-10-19 18:48:39
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backbox <reply> Backbox Linux is not a supported derivative of Ubuntu and is thus not supported in #ubuntu. Please use #backbox on irc.autistici.org or https://forum.backbox.org/ for help with it. rww
Added on: 2015-03-01 03:51:23
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backports backport <reply> If new updated Ubuntu packages are built for an application, then they may go into Ubuntu Backports. See https://help.ubuntu.…uBackports - See also !packaging apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:41:17
Last edited by Hobbsee
Last modified: 2007-12-19 05:29:59
Requested 1664 times
backports-#kubuntu <reply> If new updated packages are built for an application, they may go into Kubuntu Backports, which is one of the official Kubuntu PPAs. See https://community.kd…buntu/PPAs for more information. genii
Added on: 2015-11-04 21:03:16
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backtrace <reply> To get a backtrace of a failing application please read: https://wiki.ubuntu.…/Backtrace gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-10-12 21:38:27
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backup backups deja-dup duplicity <reply> There are many ways to back your system up. Here's a few: https://help.ubuntu.…YourSystem , https://help.ubuntu.…ackupHowto , https://wiki.ubuntu.…UserBackup , https://help.ubuntu.…MondoMindi - See also !sbackup and !cloning Spec
Added on: 2006-07-19 20:32:11
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bacon-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I've always considered bacon to be the candybar of meats... http://xkcd.com/418/ http://weebls-stuff.…Bacon.html Flannel
Added on: 2009-01-12 08:57:11
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2015-02-15 05:34:20
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bad-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Oh no, you just made me cry! :-( LjL
Added on: 2007-01-28 21:13:48
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baddevice bad device <deleted><reply> If you are receiving an error similar to "X Error: BadDevice, invalid or uninitialized input device 168", it can be safely ignored. If you want to get rid of the error messages then please visit this page: http://seerofsouls.c…viceErrors Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-09-09 00:35:41
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:31:05
Requested 185 times
badhostmask <reply> This is not the channel you intended to join. You have been redirected here because your nickname, username or hostname contains unacceptable language (see « /msg $nick language »). Please change it, then reconnect to join the correct channel. LjL
Added on: 2007-12-26 17:27:29
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 17:00:52
Requested 6 times
badident <reply> Unfortunately, your irc client has been configured with an ident containing an objectionable word. We don't allow such objectionable idents into our main channels as it offends a lot of people. Your ident is not your nickname. Once you've changed your ident, please disconnect from freenode and reconnect. You will be automatically let back into the channel you tried to join. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-09-06 11:16:31
Last edited by mneptok
Last modified: 2010-07-11 07:27:02
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badlock <reply> The samba fixes for the badlock vulnerability are currently being tested. For more info see http://badlock.org and https://ubottu.com/y/badlock/ Pici
Added on: 2016-04-12 17:47:21
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-04-12 19:53:25
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badmouse <reply> If typing on your keyboard causes the mouse to briefly stop working, check out http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=402296 LjL
Added on: 2008-03-29 15:26:23
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ban banned <reply> If you are banned from an Ubuntu channel, it is probably because you did not follow the IRC guidelines. For details, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines - To try and resolve a ban, please join #ubuntu-ops. gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-30 22:10:52
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-27 09:16:37
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banana-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Banana! http://www.youtube.c…5sq0am3HdI jussi
Added on: 2011-10-21 19:11:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:48:51
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bang-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Ooh to the eeh the ooh the ahah to the ting to the tang the walla walla bing bang! IdleOne
Added on: 2013-11-30 23:15:43
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banhammer-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>http://i.imgur.com/BkaOF.png Flannel
Added on: 2011-07-04 05:30:37
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-07-16 04:01:07
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bar <reply>baz mneptok
Added on: 2007-12-08 00:28:48
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-09-19 13:36:04
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bcm43xx broadcom 43xx bcm-43xx bcm b43 bcm4313 <reply> Help with Broadcom bcm43xx can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…er/bcm43xx Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:18:16
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-21 06:38:15
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bd bn <reply>Bangla te Ubuntu bishoyok alochonar jonno #ubuntu-bd te ashun. Dhonnobad! Myrtti
Added on: 2009-04-07 12:53:32
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beer <deleted><reply> Beer is always appreciated. Amaranth
Added on: 2008-06-24 04:30:24
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-09-15 06:00:00
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beer-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>beer is always appreciated. Myrtti
Added on: 2009-09-15 06:00:25
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behelpful <reply> As our !guidelines say, "When helping, be helpful". If you're not familiar with the issue at hand, let someone else handle it instead of making !offtopic comments or jokes. rww
Added on: 2011-07-17 23:29:29
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bell <reply> For getting an audible bell in gnome terminal (using some sound file instead of the PC speaker) you find complete instructions in http://askubuntu.com…pc-speaker IdleOne
Added on: 2012-12-31 17:14:45
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benchmark <reply> Packages for bechmarking your system include bonnie++ (for drives), glmark2 (for 3D graphics), netperf (for networking), mbw (for memory) - For more, issue the !terminal command « apt-cache search benchmark » - See also !testing LjL
Added on: 2012-01-21 13:01:15
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2012-01-21 13:05:51
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beryl <reply> Beryl has been merged with Compiz to form Compiz-Fusion. New Beryl installs are discouraged. See also !compiz Amaranth
Added on: 2006-10-03 04:26:40
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-10-18 00:50:01
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best <deleted><reply> Usually, there is no single "best" application to perform a given task. It's up to you to choose, depending on your preferences, features you require, and other factors. Do NOT take polls in the channel. LjL
Added on: 2006-07-21 01:18:13
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:23:35
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best-#xubuntu <deleted><reply> Usually, there is no single "best" application to perform a given task. It's up to you to choose, depending on your preferences, features you require, and other factors. knome
Added on: 2012-03-07 00:17:28
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:34:59
Requested 49 times
best-#xubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> best-#xubuntu knome
Added on: 2012-12-15 19:05:04
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:35:01
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bestbot <deleted><alias> best Pici
Added on: 2010-06-11 19:34:01
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:36
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better <deleted><alias> best LjL
Added on: 2007-05-28 23:31:45
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:32:41
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bg <reply> опитайте #ubuntu-bg за български потребители . try #ubuntu-bg for bulgarian users, and please idle there patiently apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-19 19:34:56
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biarch <reply> A BiArch 64-bit system is one that comes with a complete 32-bit package system, as well. This means that you can run 32bit packages as well on your 64-bit install apokryphos
Added on: 2006-10-26 17:57:39
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bigiron <reply> Ubuntu's "bigiron" server kernel (linux-image-server-bigiron) is geared towards systems with more than 8 CPUs. bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-30 02:44:44
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binarydriver nvidia binarydrivers binarydrivershowto gatos nv <reply> For nvidia and matrox graphics cards, see https://help.ubuntu.…riverHowto . For AMD/ATI graphics cards, see « /msg ubottu ati » and « /msg ubottu fglrxmissing » Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-16 15:07:36
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-08-07 22:03:20
Requested 16377 times

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