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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
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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
Last edited by Myrtti
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:19
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nbr unbr une <reply> Starting with Ubuntu 11.04, the Ubuntu Netbook Edition is no longer being offered as a separate install as Unity is now standard for all Ubuntu desktop installs. Mez
Added on: 2009-08-25 22:19:54
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Last modified: 2011-04-28 20:07:11
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nbs <reply> Some packages are no longer built from source as a result of various transitions. The reverse dependencies of these packages require an update. The current tracking list is available from http://people.ubuntu…chive/NBS/ Pici
Added on: 2007-11-26 17:30:44
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neon project-neon <reply> KDE Neon ( http://neon.kde.org/ ) is a KDE project to package the latest stable and development versions of KDE software on top of an Ubuntu base. As it is not an official Ubuntu or Kubuntu project, please use #kde-neon for discussion and support. stdin
Added on: 2008-09-19 19:00:47
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Last modified: 2016-04-02 00:24:58
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netflix <reply> If you use Netflix, there is an unofficial solution for using it in Ubuntu detailed in http://www.compholio…x-desktop/ - bug reports in https://bugs.launchp…ix-desktop Tm_T
Added on: 2012-11-19 12:48:52
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Last modified: 2012-12-20 10:45:22
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netplan <reply> Netplan is a network configuration abstraction renderer which uses YAML descriptions of a network to work with either a NetworkManager or Systemd-networkd "renderer". More information at https://netplan.io/ genii
Added on: 2018-05-31 19:13:21
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netsplit <reply> A netsplit is when two IRC servers of the same network (like freenode) disconnect from each other, so users on one server stop seeing users on the other. If this is happening now, just relax and enjoy the show. See http://en.wikipedia.…i/Netsplit Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:56:28
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:36:48
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networkmanager network-manager network manager an application to make (wireless) networking Just Work. See https://help.ubuntu.…orkManager Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:32:39
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newb <deleted><alias> noob PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-15 02:06:10
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:40:51
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newdrive newharddrive newhd <reply> For help with adding a new hard disk drive to an installed system, refer to https://help.ubuntu.…wHardDrive - see also !fstab Mez
Added on: 2008-08-20 17:52:09
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newfglrx fglrxmissing <reply> Ubuntu 16.04 and above do not contain AMD's proprietary "fglrx" video driver. Please use radeon or amdgpu instead (see https://help.ubuntu.…deonDriver ). We do not recommend or support downloading fglrx from other sources; please do not ask for help with it here. dax
Added on: 2016-04-16 05:12:35
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Last modified: 2016-04-16 05:12:57
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newmirror <reply> Interested in setting up a new mirror? See http://www.ubuntu.co…ntu/mirror for more info. Pici
Added on: 2009-04-22 16:45:12
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newppa <reply> With Launchpad's Personal Package Archives (PPA), you can build and publish binary Ubuntu packages for multiple architectures simply by uploading an Ubuntu source package to Launchpad. See https://help.launchp…uickStart. Pici
Added on: 2010-04-28 12:01:19
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newsgroups newsgroup <reply> There are Ubuntu newsgroups via NNTP at news.gmane.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-11 21:04:30
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newstome ohh wow, I missed the 11 o'clock bulletin ompaul
Added on: 2007-08-04 17:53:23
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