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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
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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
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Last modified: 2015-08-04 21:59:54
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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
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packages <reply> You can browse and search for Ubuntu packages using !Synaptic, !KPackageKit, !Muon, "apt-cache search <keywords or regex>", or online at https://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 knome
Last modified: 2019-04-03 06:34:33
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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
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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
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Last modified: 2014-12-23 17:54:58
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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
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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
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Last modified: 2016-11-21 06:22:02
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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
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Last modified: 2012-09-19 21:14:45
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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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pam <reply> PAM is plugable authentication modules AlanBell
Added on: 2013-01-03 09:14:51
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pambug <deleted><reply> If you're receiving https://bugs.launchp…bug/790538 Pici
Added on: 2011-05-31 13:06:02
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Last modified: 2011-05-31 13:06:16
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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
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Last modified: 2011-05-31 13:09:22
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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
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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
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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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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
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Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:03:54
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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/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" » PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 21:37:44
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2012-11-09 20:42:46
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party parties release-party countdown <reply> Please remember that our support channels are for technical support and not general chat. To countdown to !$curDevelLower release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party. Thank you! :) tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-19 05:37:00
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Last modified: 2019-10-17 14:56:37
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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
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Last modified: 2008-09-18 15:22:37
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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
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Last modified: 2007-05-10 17:48:29
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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
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:13:45
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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
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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
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Last modified: 2017-05-30 21:35:12
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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
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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
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Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:12
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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
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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
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:28
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pdf acrobat <reply>The Portable Document Format is created by Adobe; PDF files are viewable in Ubuntu with Xpdf, Okular, Evince and also Adobe Reader (free download, but closed source) bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-31 07:34:53
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Last modified: 2011-04-28 15:21:23
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pdpc <deleted><reply> <reply> The Peer-Directed Projects Center was the not-for-profit organization that ran !freenode (The IRC network that hosts this channel). See also http://blog.freenode…-bye-pdpc/ Pici
Added on: 2009-12-29 15:56:53
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Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:24:31
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people <reply> Mostly !trolls, but sometimes other kinds of !people. aubade
Added on: 2013-12-28 21:37:56
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people in the ubuntu irc chat providing some quick assistance and that was all that i asked for. there no need to be such an asshole about it! Enough said from me, as you are holier than thou, this will not phase you at all! Good day to you ikonia
Added on: 2016-06-12 09:38:23
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perl-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted>an ancient american word meaning "i can't code C" Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-15 21:45:14
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Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:53:18
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permissions chown permission file permissions chmod <reply> An explanation of what file permissions are and how they can be manipulated can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…ermissions Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 22:07:19
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Last modified: 2008-06-23 07:08:40
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persistence <reply> To have some persistent storage when using a Live CD, follow the instructions on https://help.ubuntu.…ersistence Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 15:11:04
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petition <reply> We appreciate your effort to bring issues you find important to attention; however, this channel's policy is to keep it strictly about Ubuntu technical support. You may try #ubuntu-offtopic instead (but try at least to participate in any conversation that ensues), or other venues. LjL
Added on: 2011-05-24 19:49:36
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Last modified: 2011-05-24 19:55:28
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pgp <reply>gpg is the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.…GuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.…ranscripts | Watch http://static.screen…atePGP.ogv Pici
Added on: 2009-01-18 19:40:45
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Last modified: 2012-05-12 10:26:48
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ph tagalog <reply> Join #ubuntu-ph for tagalog Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:32:23
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phablet-source <reply> source code for the phone and tablet apps is at https://code.launchp…blet-team/ AlanBell
Added on: 2013-02-22 00:24:56
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phcoder2 when someone comes in with a problem that i can't solve, like midas3 who <deleted>trying to use grub 1.99's USB support but no devices are listed by the "usb" command, do you mind me pinging you if I think you might be able to help? Jordan_U
Added on: 2011-12-30 21:08:33
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Last modified: 2012-01-31 03:34:36
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phone nexus7 tablet touch phablet ubuntu-touch ubports <reply> Information about the mobile port of the Ubuntu platform (formely Ubuntu Touch) for Phone and Tablet is available here: https://ubports.com/. Support and discussion in #ubports IdleOne
Added on: 2013-01-02 19:42:52
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-01-08 20:15:12
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php <reply> PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language. A command-line only version can be installed in Ubuntu with the "php5-cli" package. See also !lamp for integrated server PHP. The Ubuntu server PHP5 guide is found at https://help.ubuntu.…/php5.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:23:01
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Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:44:01
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php4 <reply> PHP4 has reached its End Of Life and as such is not in any Ubuntu release after Edgy (6.10). For PHP's announcement see http://us2.php.net/a…07-07-13-1 Pici
Added on: 2008-05-15 16:56:34
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pi <reply> Instructions for installing Ubuntu onto Raspberry Pi systems can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…aspberryPi genii
Added on: 2018-07-31 14:30:15
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Last modified: 2007-12-28 20:13:16
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