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askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Pici
Added on: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
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asl <reply> Most of us don't speak American Sign Language; please try English instead. ✌ Amaranth
Added on: 2007-03-30 07:09:15
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-16 04:11:45
Requested 184 times
at <reply>Das österreichische Team finden sie unter #ubuntu-at, deutschsprachigen Support bekommen sie auch in #ubuntu-de, #kubuntu-de oder #edubuntu-de. Geben sie einfach /join #ubuntu-at ein! Danke für ihr Verständnis. Mamarok
Added on: 2009-05-22 10:11:35
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atroll <deleted><reply> trolling / trollish behaviour is behaviour that is considered annoying by other channel users, this includes going offtopic, asking the same question time and again getting answered and not acknowledging the answer, and these are not the only ways behaviour can be considered trolling, please see /msg ubottu guidelines - if this applies to you, you may find yourself outside the channel ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 19:37:23
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2011-09-27 02:34:36
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au <reply> The Australian Local Community Team has channels here on freenode. They are #ubuntu-au for technical discussion, and #ubuntu-au-chat for social chatter. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-06 10:55:00
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:22:43
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aubade-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Roll! LjL
Added on: 2008-09-26 13:20:31
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-06-04 00:37:07
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audio-#ubuntu+1 <reply> If you're having problems with sound, first ensure ALSA is selected, by double clicking on the volume control, then File -> Change Device (ALSA Mixer). If that fails, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.…leshooting - On Jaunty, please check bug https://launchpad.ne…ugs/330814 and help test the new kernel image LjL
Added on: 2009-03-26 15:49:34
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-26 15:54:28
Requested 16 times
autobleh an !irssi helper script for IRC channel ops and network staff. See http://autobleh.proj…ctnet.org/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-07-23 01:06:35
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-19 22:00:44
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autofs automount <reply>Automount is the modern way to mount directories over a network. It is much easier to manage and more economic in bandwidth than static mounts via fstab. For more info - https://help.ubuntu.…ity/Autofs Pici
Added on: 2009-09-23 23:29:54
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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
Requested 54 times
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
Requested 4923 times
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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ayymd <deleted><alias> amd dax
Added on: 2016-06-29 17:12:07
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-09-23 00:49:14
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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 1717 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, !borg, and !cloning Spec
Added on: 2006-07-19 20:32:11
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-04-22 03:04:43
Requested 2778 times
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
Requested 98 times
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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