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preinstalled <reply>Looking for a system with Ubuntu preinstalled? see: https://help.ubuntu.…-installed jussi
Added on: 2010-04-20 17:01:59
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2010-04-20 17:04:05
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prevu <deleted>an automated, personal backporting utility. Check out https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Prevu for more details PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-17 03:41:59
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:25
Requested 172 times
printing printer printers print cups cupsys ipp <reply> Printing in Ubuntu is done with cups. See https://help.ubuntu.…y/Printers - https://wiki.ubuntu.…tsPrinters - http://linuxprinting.org - Printer sharing: https://help.ubuntu.…WithUbuntu Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:31:13
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2012-12-26 05:41:14
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printk <reply> If your !tty is flooded with error messages, you can limit the kernel logging daemons' log level below the default of 4 (KERN_WARNING), e.g. by running "echo 3 | sudo tee -a /proc/sys/kernel/printk". More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.…our_friend and syslog(2) Unit193
Added on: 2019-09-23 00:41:31
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-03 18:21:48
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proaudio <reply> For information on professional audio tools in Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.…AudioIntro knome
Added on: 2013-02-26 18:58:19
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-02-26 19:09:00
Requested 142 times
profanephobia-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Profanephobia is afraid of profane things! Spec
Added on: 2007-11-06 20:52:52
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:39:16
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pronouce point your movie player at /usr/share/examples/example-content/experience-ubuntu.ogg ompaul
Added on: 2007-07-07 19:15:34
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pronounce <reply> To learn how to pronounce Ubuntu, point your movie player at /usr/share/example-content/Experience ubuntu.ogg Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:44:41
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-10-17 21:59:19
Requested 61 times
proxies <reply> "Proxies" are services acting as intermediate agents in various sorts of Internet connections. Examples are TOR, !apt-proxy, and HTTP proxies (such as "squid"). It is possible to install and use Ubuntu via some proxy connections: see FIXME LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:24:10
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-10-08 19:06:56
Requested 48 times
proxy <deleted><reply> Several Ubuntu channels prohibit access from open proxies and other anonymous connections due to a high level of abuse. The supported ways to hide your IP address on freenode are to use !Tor or get a !cloak Seveas
Added on: 2007-02-19 22:15:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-08-07 13:01:46
Requested 1069 times
proxy-#kubuntu-proxy-users <deleted><reply> Many Ubuntu IRC channels prohibit access from !proxies such as !TOR and web (Java, etc) gateways due to a high level of abuse. You can however obtain a hostmask cloak to hide your IP address: see http://freenode.net/…tml#cloaks tsimpson
Added on: 2010-10-16 12:40:58
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:24:43
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ps3 <reply> Aside from i386 and amd64 platforms, Ubuntu is also available for alternate platforms. Playstation 3 ( support in #ubuntu-ps3 ) Apple PowerPC ( support in #ubuntu-ppc ) genii
Added on: 2009-05-27 18:55:24
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-05-27 19:07:20
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psp <reply> For information on using the PlayStation Portable with Ubuntu, please read https://help.ubuntu.…munity/PSP Spec
Added on: 2008-01-02 20:55:44
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psychology-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> #ubuntu-offtopic is not a counseling/psychological advice channel. If you need to talk to someone about a problem that is affecting you, you would be better served by talking to a qualified person offline. While this is a social chat channel, there are serious limits to our ability and willingness to give social and psychological advice. dax
Added on: 2016-08-02 21:50:56
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pt portuguese brazil <reply> Por favor, use #ubuntu-br para ajuda em português. Para entrar no canal por favor faça "/join #ubuntu-br" sem as aspas. Para a comunidade local portuguêsa, use #ubuntu-pt. Obrigada. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-21 00:53:44
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2013-04-08 21:28:26
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pudding-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Here's some pudding just for you! WOOHOO genii
Added on: 2019-08-29 01:02:39
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pulseaudio pulse <reply> PulseAudio is a sound server intended as a drop-in replacement for !ESD - See https://wiki.ubuntu.…PulseAudio for information and installation instructions LjL
Added on: 2008-02-19 03:58:10
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Requested 770 times
pumice <deleted>almost as abrasive as snuxoll, except it's different because you can throw some pumice at snuxoll LjL
Added on: 2009-03-14 16:33:04
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-13 20:04:53
Requested 4 times
punctuation <deleted><reply> Punctuation is good, but its overuse hurts readability. Please refrain from adding many ?'s or !'s to the end of your sentences. See also !enter Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:35:00
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:54:39
Requested 142 times
puppy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> No, you can't have a puppy. Much less when you're riotkittie Pici
Added on: 2008-11-14 01:17:00
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Requested 31 times
puregnome pureubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !Kubuntu packages or !Xubuntu packages and have a default !Ubuntu system, follow the instructions here: http://www.psychocat…pureubuntu PriceChild
Added on: 2008-02-23 01:00:54
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-11-11 13:34:51
Requested 1078 times
purekde <reply> If you want to remove all !Gnome packages and have a default !Kubuntu system follow the instructions here http://www.psychocat…tu/purekde ompaul
Added on: 2007-10-12 23:32:22
Last edited by pangolin
Last modified: 2011-10-25 00:54:08
Requested 783 times
purelxde purelubuntu <reply>If you want to remove all !KDE, !GNOME and !XFCE packages and have a default !Lubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocat…u/purelxde » Tm_T
Added on: 2011-06-10 05:24:01
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2011-06-10 05:24:56
Requested 121 times
purexfce purexubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !KDE and !Gnome packages and have a default !Xubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocat…u/purexfce » stdin
Added on: 2008-07-30 21:41:26
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-02-08 23:37:30
Requested 366 times
purge <reply> To purge all removed but not yet purged packages, use the following command: dpkg -l | awk '/^rc/{print $2}' | sudo xargs dpkg -P Pici
Added on: 2010-08-30 22:30:22
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-06-07 02:21:14
Requested 82 times
purge-ppa <reply>To disable a PPA from your sources and revert your packages back to default Ubuntu packages, install ppa-purge and use the command: « sudo ppa-purge ppa:<repository-name>/<subdirectory> » – For more information, see http://www.webupd8.o…mmand.html Tm_T
Added on: 2011-06-14 07:13:09
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2011-06-14 07:19:19
Requested 1157 times
putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.gr…ham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
Requested 62 times
pwreset <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.…stPassword Corey
Added on: 2011-05-24 20:01:29
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python a popular Object Oriented scripting language included in Ubuntu. For more on Python please see http://www.python.org/ or #python gnomefreak
Added on: 2008-07-16 13:09:53
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-05 11:55:43
Requested 319 times
qa <reply>To change the importance of a bug, you need to be part of the Ubuntu QA team. see https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/UbuntuQA Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-31 10:29:22
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qateam-#xubuntu-devel <reply> akxwi-dave, slickymaster, flocculant, knome knome
Added on: 2016-05-01 20:26:54
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qemu an emulator you can use to run another operating system - see https://help.ubuntu.…rQemuHowTo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:59:42
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qt <reply> the Qt toolkit (pronounced "cute"), which forms the base of !KDE, is a cross-platform C++ application framework for !CLI and !GUI applications. Install libqt4-dev and see !build to compile Qt4 applications, join #qt for development support apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 23:23:17
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-09 10:57:39
Requested 262 times
qtparted <deleted><reply> QtParted is a !Qt/!KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Adept !KPackageKit or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install qtparted » in a console. - QtParted is no longer available in Jaunty (9.04) and up, see !PartitionManager stdin
Added on: 2009-01-08 12:18:15
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-27 15:54:59
Requested 23 times
quake <reply> Quake runs natively under Ubuntu - See http://zerowing.idso…FrontPage/ for details Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:37:10
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:41:39
Requested 91 times
quantal 12.10 quetzal <reply> Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) was the 17th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on May 16th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/quantal Pici
Added on: 2012-04-23 14:34:44
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:47
Requested 384 times
quantal-#ubuntustudio <reply> Ubuntu Studio 12.10 Quantal Quetzal is out! Go to http://cdimage.ubunt…0/release/ to download! RaringOne
Added on: 2012-10-18 17:33:43
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quantal/12.10 <deleted>not yet released. Please join #ubuntu+1 for further support and discussion. Pici
Added on: 2013-03-27 16:46:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-10 16:24:44
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please ask your questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat LjL
Added on: 2006-11-28 17:29:59
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom-chat question-#ubuntu-classroom question-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> Please ask your questions here in #ubuntu-classroom-chat rather than #ubuntu-classroom (prefix them with "QUESTION: " or the instructor's nickname) LjL
Added on: 2006-11-29 22:37:06
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queue newqueue new queue <reply> The queue of packages awaiting approval to enter the archive (also known as the NEW queue) and scheduled to build it at https://launchpad.ne…wer/+queue ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-04 19:55:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-04-26 23:28:32
Requested 31 times
quietirc <deleted><reply> To ignore joins/parts/quits in your favorite IRC client, see http://wiki.xkcd.com…t_messages Pici
Added on: 2013-11-19 16:18:33
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-28 14:57:12
Requested 153 times
quietirssi <deleted><alias> quietirc bimberi
Added on: 2006-12-22 01:45:08
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-28 14:57:07
Requested 238 times
quietrc <deleted><reply> To ignore joins/parts/quits in your favorite IRC clients, see http://wiki.xkcd.com…t_messages Pici
Added on: 2013-11-19 16:18:04
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2013-11-19 16:18:37
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quietwebchat <reply> To ignore joins, parts and quits from being displayed in the freenode webchat, from the menu in the upper left, select options and then tick the "Hide JOINS/PARTS/QUITS" checkbox. This setting applies to all channels that you are in. Pici
Added on: 2011-07-19 16:49:32
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-07-19 16:49:58
Requested 14 times
quietxchat <deleted><alias> quietirc IdleOne
Added on: 2011-05-12 15:44:29
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-28 14:57:10
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ra <reply> Relationship advice is not available in $chan. If you want to chat about other offtopic matters try #ubuntu-offtopic. If you need to talk something through with a professional counsellor there is a global directory of support services at http://befrienders.org jpds
Added on: 2009-12-23 21:52:40
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-03-17 05:33:19
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raid lvm fakeraid <reply> Tips and tricks for RAID and LVM can be found on https://help.ubuntu.…ftwareRAID and http://www.tldp.org/…/LVM-HOWTO - For software RAID, see https://help.ubuntu.…eRaidHowto Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:56:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-04-27 08:47:40
Requested 2459 times
rainbow-#ubuntu-offtopic peace-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> 06G13i05v04e 07p08e03a09c10e 11a 02c12h06a13n05c04e07! 08M03a09k10e 11c02o12l06o13r05s 04n07o08t 03w09a10r11! 02♥ rww
Added on: 2011-03-04 06:17:01
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2016-01-03 01:19:06
Requested 177 times
random <deleted>isnt bazhang
Added on: 2011-04-27 05:45:56
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2011-04-27 05:46:49
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