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ops-#ubuntu-women-project <reply>BWEEP! Channel emergency! Help akgraner, pleia2, elky, hypa7ia, maco, Hobbsee, Gareth, Myrtti, elly, Pendulum, JanC, idleone! bazhang
Added on: 2010-04-05 05:28:22
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-11-17 19:08:06
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ops-#ubuntu-youth <reply> Help! MenZa, jpatrick, Tm_T, LjL, elkbuntu! jpatrick
Added on: 2008-03-15 12:27:38
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ops-#ubuntuforums <reply>Help!! bodhizazen jacob jdong cariboo907 ibuclaw Silver-Fox- Iowan howefield CharlesA overdrank forestpiskie Arificial_Intel nothingspecial nlsthzn oldos2er quackers wildmanne39 or matt_symes Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-21 18:53:33
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2012-07-26 07:00:11
Requested 319 times
ops-#ubuntustudio <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - PING astraljava, cub, holstein, jussi, joejaxx, ScottL, scott-work or Unit193 PriceChild
Added on: 2007-12-20 13:49:09
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-05-21 04:29:56
Requested 15 times
ops-#ubuntustudio-offtopic <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - zequence, zequence or zequence! Unit193
Added on: 2015-12-11 04:31:40
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ops-#xubuntu <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bazhang, elky, Flannel, genii, ikonia, knome, krytarik, mneptok, Myrtti, Pici, pleia2, Unit193. Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-23 23:49:36
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-10-09 17:08:31
Requested 109 times
ops-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - knome, pleia2, Unit193. gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-08-04 00:45:01
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-10-09 17:08:39
Requested 4 times
ops-ubuntu-bugs <deleted><reply> bdmurray dax hggdh Unit193 hggdh
Added on: 2017-03-04 18:51:11
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2017-03-04 18:53:34
Requested 1 times
opsnack happiness <reply>Chocolate! And Strawberries! And ICE CREAM! Ooo! and 60 minutes +m! Amaranth
Added on: 2007-03-26 19:44:08
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-06-06 02:13:45
Requested 369 times
optimus <reply> Ubuntu uses nvidia-prime to support optimus videocards. knome
Added on: 2014-01-04 20:24:59
Last edited by k1l
Last modified: 2016-03-15 22:51:02
Requested 13 times
oracle <deleted><reply> If you -must- install oracle .... here's a good place to start: http://www.oracle.co…87822.html Spec
Added on: 2006-07-19 22:24:00
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-26 15:26:51
Requested 74 times
orgthingy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Beg not the operators for a personal factoid, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup. Flannel
Added on: 2009-04-14 00:05:37
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Requested 11 times
orgything-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Beg not the operators for a personal factoid, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup. Flannel
Added on: 2009-04-14 00:01:19
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2009-04-14 00:04:19
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orgythingy-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Beg not the operators for a personal factoid, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup. Flannel
Added on: 2009-04-14 00:04:08
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2009-04-14 00:05:13
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ot,u,punctuation,stopfailingattypinglawd <deleted><reply> Sigh Jordan_U
Added on: 2011-04-07 01:09:37
Last edited by Jordan_U
Last modified: 2011-04-07 01:10:18
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ot-#ubuntu-ops <deleted><reply> And the magical fairies came in and stole the crown from underneath the apple tree... Mez
Added on: 2008-06-11 14:45:54
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-21 04:57:32
Requested 22 times
otherdistro <reply> we really don't do help for your distro, perhaps if you put a # in front of the distro name you might find yourself in their channels where they would be able to welcome you and help more than we can ompaul
Added on: 2008-09-28 20:28:48
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otherhelp <reply> If no-one here can help you you can try the ubuntu-users mailing list - https://lists.ubuntu…untu-users or the forums - http://ubuntuforums.org Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-02-16 03:07:54
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outyet-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><reply> YES! tsimpson
Added on: 2009-04-23 02:22:47
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-10 10:16:58
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overshare tmi <reply>Um thanks... We *really* did not need to know that... elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-04-14 17:28:39
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owner $hr$Be sure to drink your ovaltine! botmaster master <reply> This bot is owned by Pici, and hosted on a Linode - http://linode.com - Questions about ubottu should be asked in #ubuntu-bots-team or #ubuntu-bots-devel Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-31 16:28:04
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2015-08-04 21:59:54
Requested 181 times
p2p <reply> Peer-to-peer filesharing clients are available for several networks/protocols, including !BitTorrent, !Gnutella, !eDonkey, !DirectConnect, !SoulSeek - Multi-protocol engines include !MLDonkey and !giFT - See https://wiki.ubuntu.…ileSharing for general information Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:31:50
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:44:32
Requested 596 times
packages <reply> You can browse and search for Ubuntu packages using !Synaptic, !KPackageKit, !Muon, "apt-cache search <keywords or regex>", or online at http://packages.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu has about 30000 packages available, so please *search* for an official package before installing things in awkward ways! LjL
Added on: 2006-07-12 18:15:53
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:01:15
Requested 1110 times
packageversions <deleted><alias> versioning imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-12 13:17:24
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-03-13 05:57:34
Requested 0 times
packaging packaging guide packagingguide package guide packguide newpackage candidates <reply> The packaging guide is at http://packaging.ubu….com/html/ - See https://wiki.ubuntu.…ewPackages for information on getting a package integrated into Ubuntu - Other developer resources are at https://wiki.ubuntu.…evelopment - See also !backports and !sponsoring apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:09:05
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2014-12-23 17:54:58
Requested 1574 times
packaging > _rha7_ , it's what bodsda said, but here <deleted>the documentation you should be reading jrib
Added on: 2009-06-18 21:57:54
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2009-06-18 22:00:50
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pae <reply> Ubuntu provides only PAE-enabled kernels for 32-bit systems now. Some older CPUs may have issues with it. For more info and troubleshooting, see https://help.ubuntu.…munity/PAE Myrtti
Added on: 2010-03-30 20:27:56
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-21 06:22:02
Requested 435 times
paid <reply> If you've purchased software from the Software Centre and are experiencing issues please consult https://help.ubuntu.…munity/Pay genii
Added on: 2015-03-20 22:51:04
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paidapps usc <reply> Information about purchasing applications from the Ubuntu Software Centre including refunds, reinstalls and license keys can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…munity/Pay AlanBell
Added on: 2012-09-19 10:15:58
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2012-09-19 21:14:45
Requested 13 times
palm palmos <reply> A good guide for setting up Palm devices is at http://www.faqs.org/…ONNECT-USB apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:43:30
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Requested 89 times
pam <reply> PAM is plugable authentication modules AlanBell
Added on: 2013-01-03 09:14:51
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Requested 9 times
pambug <deleted><reply> If you're receiving https://bugs.launchp…bug/790538 Pici
Added on: 2011-05-31 13:06:02
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-05-31 13:06:16
Requested 1 times
pamerror pamerr <reply> If you're receiving 404 errors while updating pam today, the developers have identified a package regression and have pulled the update. For details see https://launchpad.ne…ugs/790538 Pici
Added on: 2011-05-31 13:02:22
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-05-31 13:09:22
Requested 26 times
papercut <reply>A papercut is a trivially fixable usability bug in a central Ubuntu component. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/PaperCut for more info jussi
Added on: 2010-12-27 18:28:44
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partial <deleted><alias> partialupgrade IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-19 15:13:18
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-05-19 15:32:36
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partialupgrade <deleted><reply> Partial upgrades offered by update-manager, or excessive removals by "apt-get dist-upgrade" are often due to repository inconsistencies, the best fix is often to simply wait, see http://ubuntuforums.…?t=1751299 for more info. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-19 15:13:08
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-05-19 15:31:09
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partialupgrade-#ubuntu+1 partial-#ubuntu+1 <reply> Partial upgrades during the develpment cycle, or excessive removals are often due to repository inconsistencies, the best fix is often to simply wait. See http://ubuntuforums.…?t=1751299 for more info. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-19 15:31:33
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Requested 2 times
partitionmanager <reply> PartitionManager is a !KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Muon or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install partitionmanager » in a !terminal tsimpson
Added on: 2009-05-01 14:06:51
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:03:54
Requested 51 times
partner partners <reply> Canonical's partner repositories provide a location for software vendors to publish applications. The repo itself can be added by running this in a !terminal: « sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" » PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 21:37:44
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2012-11-09 20:42:46
Requested 658 times
party parties release-party countdown <reply> Please remember that #ubuntu, #kubuntu, #xubuntu, #edubuntu, and #lubuntu are support channels. To countdown to !$curDevelLower release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party - For in-person parties, see http://loco.ubuntu.c…obal/3339/ tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-19 05:37:00
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-13 15:02:32
Requested 689 times
password passwords lostpassword pass <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.…stPassword What's the root password? See !sudo. Don't see *** in password prompts? That's normal. Sudo doesn't ask for your password? It remembers you for several minutes. Please use strong passwords, see https://help.ubuntu.…gPasswords Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:02:45
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2008-09-18 15:22:37
Requested 764 times
paste-#ubuntu-gr <reply> Το pastebin είναι μια υπηρεσία για να δημοσιεύετε κείμενα που πιάνουν πάνω από 4 σειρές ώστε να μην φορτώνεται/γεμίζει το κανάλι. Το pastebin μας βρίσκεται στο http://pastebin.ubuntu-gr.org (μετά την δημοσίευση μην ξεχάσετε να μας δώσετε το URL για το κείμενο). LjL
Added on: 2009-03-10 17:51:40
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paste-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Pastebin is a service to post large texts so you don't flood the channel. The Ubuntu pastebin is at http://pastebin.ubuntu-uk.org (make sure you give us the URL for your paste - see also the #ubuntu channel topic) PriceChild
Added on: 2007-05-10 17:47:14
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-05-10 17:48:29
Requested 155 times
pastebin paste flood flooding pb pasting <reply> For posting multi-line texts into the channel, please use https://paste.ubuntu.com | To post !screenshots use https://imgur.com/ !pastebinit to paste directly from command line | Make sure you give us the URL for your paste - see also the channel topic. LjL
Added on: 2006-06-24 18:47:46
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:13:45
Requested 31174 times
pastebin-#kubuntu <deleted><reply> For posting multi-line texts into the channel, please use http://paste.kde.org | To post !screenshots use http://imgur.com/ !pastebinit to paste directly from command line | Make sure you give us the URL for your paste - see also the channel topic. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-02-27 23:39:07
Last edited by valorie
Last modified: 2017-04-16 23:57:08
Requested 2760 times
pastebinit <reply> pastebinit is the command-line equivalent of !pastebin - Command output, or other text can be redirected to pastebinit, which then reports an URL containing the output - To use pastebinit, install the « pastebinit » package from a package manager - Simple usage: command | pastebinit genii
Added on: 2009-06-01 23:40:16
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2017-05-30 21:35:12
Requested 1124 times
pastebinit-#ubuntu-se <reply> pastebinit är kommando-motsvarigheten av !pastebin. Utskrifter från kommandon och annan text kan skickas genom pastebinit, som sedan returnerar den URL där utskriften finns att läsa. För att använda pastebinit, installera paketet « pastebinit » från pakethanteraren. Användandet är enkelt; kommando | pastebinit -b http://paste.ubuntu.com tsimpson
Added on: 2011-08-30 10:25:58
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-08-30 10:31:46
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patch <reply> Patches are files describing the changes in code to achieve some results. There are a number of ways these can be produced, but https://wiki.ubuntu.…s/HowToFix and http://developer.ubu…kages.html may provide some useful guidelines. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-01 12:13:47
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:12
Requested 116 times
path <reply>The $PATH variable tells the shell where to look for the commands you tell it to run. See https://help.ubuntu.…_variables Pricey
Added on: 2013-05-30 22:47:48
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2013-11-27 11:22:08
Requested 59 times
pbuilder pbuilder howto a system to easily build packages in a clean chroot environment. To get started with PBuilder, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ilderHowto Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:48:29
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:28
Requested 157 times

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