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nox text <reply> To start your system in text-only mode append 'text' (without the quotes) to the kernel line in the grub menu. You can access the grub menu by pressing Esc (Grub legacy) or Shift (Grub2) during boot. For more info see https://help.ubuntu.…ext%20Mode tsimpson
Added on: 2010-07-04 16:51:35
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-07-15 19:18:33
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np <reply> The Nepali Ubuntu Local Community is in #ubuntu-np - Also see: http://wiki.ubuntu.org.np LjL
Added on: 2008-03-19 00:46:57
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2008-04-17 21:20:15
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ntfs windowsdrives fat32 nfts <reply> To view your Windows/Mac partitions see https://help.ubuntu.…Partitions - For write access, see !NTFS-3g or !FUSE apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:07:26
Last edited by jpds
Last modified: 2008-07-20 19:38:37
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ntfs-3g ntfs3g a Linux driver which allows read/write access to NTFS partitions. Installation instructions at https://help.ubuntu.…Partitions Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-11 19:48:36
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Last modified: 2007-04-21 09:57:49
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numlock numberlock number lock <reply> To enable Number Lock by default, see https://help.ubuntu.…ty/NumLock apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:13:09
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nvidia-beta <deleted><alias> amaranth gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-10-22 22:12:54
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2009-03-29 14:51:28
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nvu <reply> kompozer is a WYSIWYG HTML editor for easily creating web pages, and the continuation of the dead Nvu project. It is available in !Universe on !Gutsy and later releases. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-03-31 06:17:02
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-27 15:52:57
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nyan-#ubuntu-offtopic $hr$nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan <deleted><reply>nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan Flannel
Added on: 2011-06-17 07:34:04
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Last modified: 2011-09-25 06:49:55
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nyan-also-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan Flannel
Added on: 2011-06-17 07:34:44
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Last modified: 2011-06-26 00:18:28
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nyancat-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>telnet miku.acm.uiuc.edu Myrtti
Added on: 2012-03-04 21:30:54
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nz the New Zealand LoCo Team has a channel at #ubuntu-nz Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-09-19 11:06:37
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o4o offtopic-#kubuntu-offtopic offtopic4offtopic offtopic-#xubuntu-offtopic offtopic-#ubuntu-offtopic religion sex ot4ot 040 drugs politics-#ubuntu-offtopic rock&roll-#ubuntu-offtopic suicide <reply>Some topics are controversial and often end in negativity. Take care on subjects like war, race, religion, politics, gender, sexuality, drugs, potentially illegal activities and suicide. The topics are not banned; stating your position is ok, but trolling, baiting, hostility or repetition are not. If you are asked to stop, do so politely. Disputes to !appeals, please adhere to !freenode Policy and the !CodeOfConduct LjL
Added on: 2006-12-21 03:36:09
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-18 05:04:06
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ocr <reply> For OCR (optical character recognition) software in Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.…munity/OCR for packages and instructions. LjL
Added on: 2007-09-29 22:03:51
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-04-28 15:10:43
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officialdocs <reply>Before doing anything you don't know about, check the official Ubuntu document repository and wiki pages at https://help.ubuntu.com These guides are created by the Ubuntu community for Ubuntu. This will give you a tried, test and most importantly *SUPPORTED* way to resolve your issue and move forward. Myrtti
Added on: 2008-05-06 10:29:16
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-05-06 10:30:03
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offline sneakernet <reply> If you need to download Ubuntu packages using another machine or OS, check the desired packages in Synaptic and select File > Generate package download script. See also !APTonCD LjL
Added on: 2007-05-18 16:23:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-20 15:12:14
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offtopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the official Kubuntu support channel, for all Kubuntu-related support questions. Please use #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks! apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:53:32
Last edited by Jucato
Last modified: 2007-02-21 05:04:46
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offtopic-#kubuntu-devel <reply> #kubuntu-devel is the development channel for Kubuntu, please use #kubuntu for support questions and #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks stdin
Added on: 2008-12-20 14:41:02
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Last modified: 2008-12-20 14:42:00
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offtopic-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu-devel offtopic-#lubuntu-devel <reply> #lubuntu is the Lubuntu support channel, #lubuntu-devel for discussion regarding development of Lubuntu, and #lubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Unit193
Added on: 2015-08-09 23:08:24
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offtopic-#xubuntu offtopic-#xubuntu-devel xubuntu-channels ot-#xubuntu channels-#xubuntu channels-#xubuntu-devel channels-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> #xubuntu is the Xubuntu support channel, #xubuntu-devel for discussion regarding development of Xubuntu, and #xubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! LjL
Added on: 2006-12-09 21:58:10
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oggcamp <reply> is a two day unconference on August 18th/19th 2012 - see http://oggcamp.org/ IdleOne
Added on: 2012-07-25 16:09:29
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oggcamp-#ubuntu-uk a two day unconference on August 13th/14th 2011 - See http://oggcamp.org/ tsimpson
Added on: 2011-07-14 09:51:14
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Last modified: 2011-07-14 09:54:10
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oglf <deleted><reply> Ontario GNU/Linux Fest. October 23, 2010 in Toronto. http://oglf.ca/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-08-17 15:57:18
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Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:07:05
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ogra <deleted><reply>ogra looks like a pirate! mneptok
Added on: 2007-11-30 00:19:48
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Last modified: 2011-05-27 17:47:44
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oh oh my! AlanBell
Added on: 2014-02-14 20:45:05
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oh-#ubuntu-locoteams <deleted><reply> The LoCo Team for Ohio can be found in the channel #ubuntu-us-oh genii
Added on: 2014-02-14 21:09:41
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2014-02-14 21:16:43
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oin <deleted><reply> The Open Invention Network (OIN) is a company that acquires patents and offer them royalty free "to any company, institution or individual that agrees not to assert its patents against the Linux operating system or certain Linux-related applications". See http://www.openinven…twork.com/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-30 13:10:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-18 23:57:07
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oldworld <reply> For installation on Old World PowerMacs see this URL https://help.ubuntu.…dWorldMacs Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-13 19:37:16
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olf <reply> Ohio LinuxFest is September 9-11, 2011 in Columbus Ohio. http://ohiolinux.org maco
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:08:00
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omg <deleted><alias> lol Pici
Added on: 2007-10-10 20:36:36
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:38:26
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omgamaranth <deleted><reply> Amaranth: Get back to work! Amaranth
Added on: 2007-05-01 04:38:04
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-14 12:54:18
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omgjdong <deleted><reply> jdong: You're going to hell. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-21 05:59:34
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-18 22:30:25
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omgvorian-#ubuntuforums <reply> Vorian, you are in hell. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-28 04:58:14
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ompaul <deleted>well ompaul, don't get me started about that guy ompaul
Added on: 2007-04-22 21:42:23
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Last modified: 2011-09-13 23:55:39
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on one server stop seeing users on the other. if this happening now, just relax and enjoy the show. See Pici
Added on: 2015-06-17 16:46:15
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one letting me eat my lunch in peace here today Pici
Added on: 2009-12-10 18:52:00
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2016-05-31 16:26:08
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oneiric oneric ocelot <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) was the fifteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on May 9th 2013, see https://ubottu.com/y/oneiric for more details. Pici
Added on: 2011-03-07 17:33:42
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:40
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oneiric/11.10 <deleted>not yet released. Please join #ubuntu+1 for further support and discussion. Pici
Added on: 2012-01-24 21:05:24
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2012-04-26 16:12:20
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oneko <deleted>the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! ompaul
Added on: 2007-09-03 23:17:33
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-23 04:44:11
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oneko-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> oneko is the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! rww
Added on: 2011-01-23 04:44:06
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onirc <reply> It's onEirIc! rww
Added on: 2011-05-30 23:13:54
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oniric <deleted><reply> It's onEirIc! rww
Added on: 2011-05-30 23:13:33
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Last modified: 2011-05-30 23:14:24
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ontopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the Kubuntu support channel, #ubuntu+1 supports the development version of Ubuntu and #kubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Jucato
Added on: 2007-03-29 07:29:16
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ontv <reply>Just because someone on TV said something offensive, it does not make it ok for you to repeat it here. It is still offensive. Please use common sense and be considerate of others. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-07-26 12:07:45
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2008-07-26 12:08:21
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oops-#launchpad <reply>An OOPS is a system error in launchpad, please see https://help.launchp…d.net/Oops jussi
Added on: 2010-08-11 08:38:58
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opabuse <reply>Leave the ops alone! ompaul
Added on: 2007-07-02 22:36:18
Last edited by Amaranth
Last modified: 2008-02-04 03:43:55
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opabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Leave the ops alone! Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-06 19:19:31
Last edited by Amaranth
Last modified: 2008-02-04 03:44:20
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openbox a lightweight window manager. For instructions and more information see https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Openbox gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-20 01:50:38
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:33:22
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opendns <deleted><reply>To set up OpenDNS in Ubuntu, see https://store.opendn…ce/ubuntu/ jpds
Added on: 2008-07-23 16:16:31
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:52:09
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openvpn <reply> OpenVPN is a vpn technology in Ubuntu, sudo apt-get install openvpn and then see http://openvpn.net/ and see the documentation "HOWTO" noting you have already installed it. ;-) It rocks! ompaul
Added on: 2008-08-04 15:44:00
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-08-04 15:46:07
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openweek open week uow <reply>Ubuntu is hosting a series of introductory sessions for people who want to join the Ubuntu community, which all takes place in a week. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…tuOpenWeek for schedules, logs, and instructions. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-11-25 21:27:11
Last edited by Mez
Last modified: 2008-08-07 22:33:03
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