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ubuntu-#kubuntu <reply> Ubuntu is a complete Linux-based operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. It is developed by a large community and we invite you to participate too! - Ubuntu comes with the GNOME interface. To install that from Kubuntu install the ubuntu-desktop package. Pici
Added on: 2008-10-24 19:28:37
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-10-24 19:30:33
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ubuntu-bots <deleted>a channel that you can visit and see which irc clients people like and use jrib
Added on: 2010-06-05 03:10:56
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Last modified: 2010-06-05 03:14:27
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ubuntu-desktop kubuntu-desktop edubuntu-desktop xubuntu-desktop lubuntu-desktop <reply> k/ed/x/l/ubuntu-desktop is a metapackage. It depends upon other packages and brings them in; you can safely remove it, but it is recommended that you re-install it when upgrading. Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-17 20:50:34
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-10-18 22:25:28
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ubuntu-gnome <reply> Ubuntu GNOME is a supported !flavor of Ubuntu that uses !GNOME as the default desktop environment instead of Unity. For more info or to download, see http://www.ubuntugnome.org/ or https://wiki.ubuntu.…neStopPage IdleOne
Added on: 2013-12-24 02:03:19
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ubuntu-make a command line tool which allows you to download the latest version of popular developer tools like android sdk and others. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…buntu-make k1l
Added on: 2016-03-17 01:12:31
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ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> love-#ubuntu-offtopic Pici
Added on: 2010-03-15 23:47:27
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Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:34:34
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ubuntucore snappy <reply> Ubuntu Core is a rendition of Ubuntu with transactional updates using "snappy". For discussion and support, please visit #snappy and see http://www.ubuntu.com/snappy/ rww
Added on: 2014-12-09 21:35:30
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ubuntucounter <deleted><reply> Get counted! You can find the Ubuntu counter project on http://ubuntucounter…hical.net/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-28 23:20:51
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-09-14 19:38:15
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ubuntuemail <deleted><reply>An @ubuntu.com email alias is a privilege that is granted to all Ubuntu members. Please see: https://wiki.ubuntu.…buntuEmail and !member. jpds
Added on: 2008-09-21 07:47:04
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-18 23:55:29
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ubuntulog a logging bot run on various Ubuntu channels. You can read the logs at http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-08 23:22:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:33:41
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ubuntuone ubuntu-one <reply> The Ubuntu One file and music service is being discontinued. The service will be unavailable starting 1 June 2014, and content available until 31 July, 2014. For more, see #ubuntuone tsimpson
Added on: 2009-11-18 09:21:56
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-04-02 13:17:46
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ubuntustudio ubuntu-studio ubuntu studio studio <reply> UbuntuStudio is a collection of packages for the artist who wishes to use Ubuntu as their Digital Audio Workstation. It contains all the best Audio/Visual components from the Ubuntu repositories. For more info and install instructions, join #ubuntustudio or see http://ubuntustudio.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:40
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Last modified: 2007-10-16 23:07:55
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ubuntustudio-channels offtopic-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio-devel offtopic-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio channels-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio-offtopic <reply> #ubuntustudio is the Ubuntu Studio support channel, #ubuntustudio-devel for discussion regarding development of Ubuntu Studio, and #ubuntustudio-offtopic is for random chatter. Thanks! Unit193
Added on: 2015-12-10 04:26:33
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ubuntustudio-devel devel-#ubuntustudio contribute-#ubuntustudio ubuntustudio-contribute ubuntustudio-dev <reply> If you want to contribute to Ubuntu Studio, please visit #ubuntustudio-devel or join the mailing list from https://lists.ubuntu…udio-devel tsimpson
Added on: 2012-08-30 09:32:38
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ubuntutv <deleted><reply> Ubuntu TV is a strategy to bring the Ubuntu platform to TVs. Discussion happens in #ubuntu-tv and on the ubuntu-tv launchpad mailing list. Find out more at http://ubuntu.com/tv pangolin
Added on: 2012-01-11 14:32:42
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-11-10 22:28:34
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ubuntutweak <reply> Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that automates some things; however, it is potentially dangerous, and an informal review of its code is pending. Most of the things it does can be done by the use of other tools. Please don't ask for or provide support for it in Ubuntu support channels. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-19 20:41:02
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2012-03-09 22:37:31
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ubuwin win10 wsl <reply> Windows 10 has a feature called Windows Subsystem for Linux, which allows it to run Ubuntu (and other Linux distro) userspace programs without porting/recompliation. For discussion and support, see #ubuntu-on-windows or ##windows. For installation instructions, see https://msdn.microso…tall_guide dax
Added on: 2016-03-31 07:10:24
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Last modified: 2017-10-18 14:59:12
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uck a tool that helps you customise official Ubuntu Live CDs (including Kubuntu/Xubuntu and Edubuntu) to your needs. See http://uck.sourceforge.net/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-12-07 20:30:37
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:42:49
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ucp <deleted><reply> Ubuntu Certified Professional is a training course for systems administrators who need to deploy Ubuntu in an office environment. More: http://www.ubuntu.co…ofessional h00k
Added on: 2011-09-19 18:58:55
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:50:43
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udev rules <reply> Ever wanted to make your USB-stick /dev/usbstick? Go to http://reactivated.n…rules.html to learn more about this feature. uniq
Added on: 2006-07-06 22:32:04
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uefi efi <reply> UEFI is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware. It is meant as a replacement for the BIOS. For information on how to set up and install Ubuntu and its derivatives on UEFI machines please read https://help.ubuntu.…unity/UEFI IdleOne
Added on: 2012-12-19 19:32:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2014-01-02 01:01:53
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uk gb <reply> Join us for a discussion using the Queen's English in #ubuntu-uk Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:20:41
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ultamatix ultramatix <reply> Ultamatix is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. Use of this software may cause damage to your Ubuntu install. Do not suggest its use in this channel. See http://mjg59.livejou…99905.html and !automatix for more info. Flannel
Added on: 2008-07-29 20:03:09
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-11-02 12:44:05
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umode modes mode <reply> There are many different channel and user modes on freenode (see !freenode). Here's a list: http://freenode.net/…work.shtml apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:19:45
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:06:05
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undelete recover <reply> Some tools to recover lost data are listed and explained at https://help.ubuntu.…taRecovery LjL-Temp
Added on: 2008-03-22 21:58:27
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 19:05:35
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uninstall <reply> To learn how to uninstall applications in Ubuntu - please visit http://www.cyberciti…t-command/ Mez
Added on: 2008-12-17 15:25:19
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unity <reply> Unity is a graphical shell for the GNOME desktop environment. Ubuntu used it by default from 11.04 to 17.04. For more information, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity Pici
Added on: 2010-10-28 13:43:01
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-28 06:50:19
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unity8 <deleted><reply> Unity8 is the next Unity Desktop running on Mir. It is already used on the smartphones running ubuntu-touch (!touch) and can be tested on the Desktop in 16.10 by selecting it on the login screen. k1l_
Added on: 2016-02-24 22:07:03
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:16:47
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unix <reply> UNIX is an operating system created in the '70s, which has many direct derivates and inspired systems like Minix and !Linux. Most "UNIX-style" systems try to somewhat adhere to the POSIX standard. ompaul
Added on: 2007-05-15 23:00:01
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-09-22 14:55:29
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unpythonic-#python <reply> This channel only deals with Pythonic constructs. If you want do discuss un-Pythonic constructs or topic, please join #python-unpythonic (but remember our Guidos apply there too) LjL
Added on: 2013-10-16 17:13:25
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unregged <reply> If you are sent to #ubuntu-unregged even though you are registered (if you aren't, see !register), it may be because your client tries to /join #ubuntu very quickly after you !identify or because you don't identify at all. See https://www.freenode…l#identify for some tips on fixing this. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:50:06
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-25 01:33:23
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uos uds <reply> The Ubuntu Online Summit will be held between 10th June - 12 June 2014. See http://summit.ubuntu…/uos-1406/ for agenda and participation information. Pici
Added on: 2014-06-11 14:20:15
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upgrade upgrading update upgrades <reply> For upgrading, see the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.…gradeNotes - see also http://www.ubuntu.co…tu/upgrade Amaranth
Added on: 2006-06-23 08:11:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-06-01 15:30:21
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upgrade-#kubuntu <reply> For upgrading instructions see https://help.ubuntu.…es/Kubuntu tsimpson
Added on: 2009-05-07 18:40:11
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2012-10-18 17:38:01
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upgradeofflts upgradelts <reply> To upgrade from an LTS release of Ubuntu to the next (non-LTS) release, run sudoedit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and change the prompt= line to "prompt=normal". Then, do sudo do-release-upgrade to begin the upgrade. rww
Added on: 2014-10-24 03:17:33
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-11-08 07:26:44
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upgradeproblem <deleted>There is a problem with the latest linux-image-generic package (is broken as for now) it is a known bug that is being sorted out here: https://launchpad.ne…+bug/83976 elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-09 15:06:46
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-04-07 17:30:43
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upnp mediatomb <reply> To stream media to other UPNP aware devices (such as the Xbox, PS3, or iRadio) you need a UPNP server. See !info mediatomb for information regarding the MediaTomb package Mez
Added on: 2008-06-21 01:04:52
Last edited by Mez
Last modified: 2008-06-21 01:08:28
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upstart inittab <reply> Upstart is meant to replace the old Sys V Init system with an event-driven init model. For more information please see: http://upstart.ubuntu.com/ Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-10-09 00:30:14
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upstreambugs-#kubuntu-devel <reply> KDE related bug reports that need upstreaming: http://tinyurl.com/cj7h6u tsimpson
Added on: 2009-04-29 16:14:30
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urmom-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> u LjL
Added on: 2008-01-15 17:58:48
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:36:41
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usb unetbootin liveusb persistant persistent <reply> For information about installing Ubuntu from USB flash drives, see https://help.ubuntu.…omUSBStick - For a persistent live USB install, see: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Persistent Pici
Added on: 2007-12-19 14:05:13
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-02-05 19:10:19
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used by upen15 (herp derp everyone <deleted>antisemitic) and ile_itler (racist spam), 180d dax
Added on: 2017-04-19 03:55:37
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Last modified: 2017-04-19 03:55:58
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usersnack <reply> Are peanut husks ok? The ops ate the chocolates and peanuts already... elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-28 17:27:44
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2007-04-11 13:44:19
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usersplanet <reply> A new aggregation of blogs from Ubuntu users was set up. This differs from Planet Ubuntu (found at http://planet.ubuntu.com), and you do not need to be an official Ubuntu member to join. Please see http://ubuntuweblogs.org/ to discover and http://ubuntuweblogs…ubmit.html to submit your Ubuntu-related weblogs. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-01-19 07:14:44
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uses apt's stuff for getting and searching packages, if <deleted>something you can't from the console with apt-* commands, then I don't know how to do it in ubottu. m4v
Added on: 2012-05-02 23:43:53
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Last modified: 2012-05-02 23:45:07
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usn <reply> Please see http://www.ubuntu.com/usn for information about recent Ubuntu security updates. ompaul
Added on: 2007-06-26 23:19:27
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-02-16 23:26:36
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usplash splashy <reply> To select the usplash artwork you want, use "sudo update-alternatives --config usplash-artwork.so && sudo update-initramfs -u" - See https://help.ubuntu.…ationHowto for adding your custom artwork apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:36:28
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ut <reply> For information on how to play Unreal Tournament, see https://help.ubuntu.…Tournament - for Unreal Tournament 2004, see !ut2k4 elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-12-28 11:48:42
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ut2k4 <reply> For information on how to play Unreal Tournament 2004, see https://help.ubuntu.…nament2004 elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-12-28 11:48:57
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utopian <reply> It is spelt !utopiC :) rww
Added on: 2014-04-26 07:20:44
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