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bumblebee <reply> The Bumblebee Project aims to support NVIDIA Optimus technology under Linux. The Bumblebee website can be found at http://bumblebee-project.org/ knome
Added on: 2014-01-04 20:24:47
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bunnies <deleted>z0mg! fluffy bunnies! Guaranteed to bring out the tweenage girl in everyone: http://www.kde-look.…tent=74480 elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-06-03 08:11:24
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Last modified: 2013-11-07 01:35:43
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buntudot $hr$buntudot.org also runs a 3rd party Repository of ubuntu software see : http://www.buntudot.org/howtos/buntudotorg-repositories/ <deleted><reply> http://www.buntudot.org is a 3rd party *buntu news website with articles, reviews, how-to’s, and links for all the buntu's ( not affiliated or run by Canonical Ltd. ) imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-13 21:25:27
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Last modified: 2010-04-26 02:46:26
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buntudot.org <deleted><alias> buntudot imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-13 21:27:14
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burners burn burner burning cdrw <reply> CD/DVD burning software: k3b (KDE), brasero (GNOME), gnomebaker, xcdroast, wodim (command-line) | To burn ISO files, see https://help.ubuntu.…ngIsoHowto Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:35:32
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Last modified: 2011-04-23 23:42:28
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burniso <reply> To burn an ISO image of a CD in Linux, Mac OS or Windows, read the howto at https://help.ubuntu.…ngIsoHowto thoreauputic
Added on: 2006-06-22 14:17:16
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bye <reply> Au revoir! LjL
Added on: 2008-01-22 03:51:40
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Last modified: 2008-01-22 04:09:41
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bzr Bazaar-NG, a decentralized revision control system designed to be easy for developers and end users alike. Decentralized revision control systems give people the ability to work over the internet using the bazaar development model. See http://doc.bazaar.ca…-tutorial/ for a quickstart guide. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:20:37
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Last modified: 2011-09-09 04:47:36
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bzrmerges <reply> are always committed at once - without specifying any file - e.g. bzr commit -m "your merge comment" gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-08-27 19:29:46
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ca <reply> Canadian Ubuntu users can be found in #ubuntu-ca aussi #ubuntu-qc Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:39:09
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Last modified: 2011-06-06 02:25:18
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cairo-dock <deleted>a MacOS X -like dock for the gnome desktop, see www.cairo-dock.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-09 12:28:37
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Last modified: 2011-04-11 19:57:26
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cake-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The cake is a !pie! Pici
Added on: 2007-12-18 15:52:54
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Last modified: 2011-02-11 21:29:48
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calendar <reply> calendar is at http://fridge.ubuntu…calendars/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-12-09 15:59:41
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-11 21:11:04
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canibeanop newop newops canihaveops canihaveop canibeop icanhazop icanhazop? <reply>If you are interested in joining the Ubuntu IRC Team, take a look at both https://wiki.ubuntu.…pplication and https://wiki.ubuntu.…quirements for info on the process and requirements. You can also learn about what the job entails from people in #ubuntu-irc. elky
Added on: 2009-05-14 21:36:40
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Last modified: 2014-03-20 02:54:19
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canibeanop-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Maybe. Flannel
Added on: 2013-08-18 01:02:30
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Last modified: 2014-01-08 19:42:14
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caninotbeanop-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> no rww
Added on: 2014-02-15 02:59:34
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canonical <reply>Canonical Ltd. is committed to the development, distribution and promotion of open source software products, and to providing tools and support to the open source community. It is the driving force behind the Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Edubuntu Operating Systems. Canonical's website is at http://www.canonical.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-03 18:21:47
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caps <deleted><alias> shout Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:48:19
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Last modified: 2017-03-28 20:15:28
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ccloak <reply> For Canonical employees requiring an @canonical cloak, please see the instructions on https://wiki.ubuntu.…IRC/Cloaks jussi
Added on: 2010-05-13 07:51:03
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ccsm <reply> To enable advanced customization of desktop effects in Ubuntu: install 'compizconfig-settings-manager' (or 'simple-ccsm' for pre-Oneiric). If you install the latter, a new option will appear in your appearance properties - See also !compiz - Help in #compiz Pici
Added on: 2007-10-17 19:28:01
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Last modified: 2011-10-28 13:52:07
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cds <reply>You can buy an Ubuntu CD from http://www.ubuntu.co…cd-and-dvd Please consider using Torrents http://www.ubuntu.co…-downloads Pici
Added on: 2010-05-27 02:20:05
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Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:45:19
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cedega a project based on WINE, aimed at running Windows games on Linux. For more info, see http://help.ubuntu.c…ity/Cedega Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:38:34
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certificates certificate <reply> For more information about Ubuntu Membership Certificates and how to obtain please read http://fridge.ubuntu…u-members/ IdleOne
Added on: 2014-08-12 16:14:42
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ch <reply> The Swiss !LoCo team can be found in #ubuntu-ch (please speak English there) - Deutschsprachiger Ubuntu Support in #ubuntu-de - Aide Ubuntu en français dans #ubuntu-fr - Supporto Ubuntu in Italiano in #ubuntu-it Mamarok
Added on: 2009-05-22 10:16:25
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Last modified: 2012-02-01 15:59:21
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changelogs <reply> changelogs for Ubuntu packages can be found on http://changelogs.ubuntu.com Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:50:56
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changethemes changetheme <reply> To change GNOME themes: https://help.ubuntu.…uEyeCandy. Kubuntu (KDE) themes: https://help.ubuntu.…zeKubuntu. Xubuntu (Xfce): !xfce-themes Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:25:41
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Last modified: 2011-10-23 00:26:39
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channels <reply> A list of official Ubuntu IRC channels, as well as IRC clients for Ubuntu, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…tRelayChat - For a general list of !freenode channels, see http://freenode.net/…hannellist and !alis - See also !Guidelines bimberi
Added on: 2006-06-23 03:49:19
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Last modified: 2012-02-06 14:48:54
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chanserv.py a ChanServ helper script for !XChat | https://github.com/s…hanserv.py Mez
Added on: 2007-01-17 06:53:54
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Last modified: 2011-01-31 06:42:28
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chat-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please use #ubuntu-classroom-chat for random chatter and asking questions. Questions should start with "QUESTION:" so we can spot them. Amaranth
Added on: 2008-04-28 17:00:50
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chat-#xubuntu <reply> #xubuntu is the Xubuntu support channel, for all Xubuntu-related support questions. Please use #xubuntu-offtopic for other topics (though our !guidelines apply there too). Thanks! knome
Added on: 2013-10-21 20:40:20
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checkinstall a wrapper to "make install", useful for installing programs you compiled. It will create a .deb package, which will be listed in the APT database and can be uninstalled like other packages. See https://help.ubuntu.…eckInstall - Read the warnings at the top and bottom of that web page, and DO NOT interrupt CheckInstall while it's running! ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-16 19:52:09
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Last modified: 2007-07-19 12:07:20
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choices-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Choices are a curse of capitalism, trapping you in a paroxysm of indecision. Best to have One Way to Do Things. See also !unity, !gnome, and !python rww
Added on: 2014-01-05 00:38:59
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Last modified: 2014-03-30 21:46:05
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chomp-#kubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias>chomp-#ubuntu-offtopic jussi01
Added on: 2008-07-11 09:33:16
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chrome-repo google-repo <reply> Google recently deprecated 32-bit Chrome, which causes errors on 64-bit multiarch Ubuntu systems. To fix this, run: sudo sed -i 's/deb http/deb [arch=amd64] http/' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list /opt/google/chrome/cron/google-chrome k1l
Added on: 2016-03-10 16:24:36
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Last modified: 2016-03-11 22:56:57
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chromium <reply>You can get testing builds for Chromium at https://launchpad.ne…rchive/ppa Amaranth
Added on: 2009-09-22 18:00:34
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chroot debchroot <reply> A chroot is used to make programs believe that the directory they are running in is really the root directory. It can be used to stop programs accessing files outside of that directory, or for compiling 32bit applications in a 64bit environment - see https://help.ubuntu.…asicChroot ompaul
Added on: 2006-08-11 17:28:50
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Last modified: 2010-06-15 17:12:19
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cinelerra <deleted><reply> Cinelerra is a video editor and compositor that cannot be included in Ubuntu for legal reasons. Install instructions can be found on http://cvs.cinelerra…php#ubuntu Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:27:22
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:35:12
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citrix <reply> For help configuring the Citrix ICA Client, see: https://help.ubuntu.…lientHowTo ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-05 13:23:41
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classic <reply> The default interface in Ubuntu 11.04 is !Unity. To switch back to regular !GNOME: log out, click your username, click the Session box at the bottom of the screen, and select "Ubuntu Classic". For 11.10, see !notunity IdleOne
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Last modified: 2011-10-20 00:18:27
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classroom <reply> The Ubuntu Classroom is a project which aims to tutor users about Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu through biweekly sessions in #ubuntu-classroom - For more information visit https://wiki.ubuntu.…/Classroom Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-14 18:53:27
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cli <deleted><reply>The linux terminal or command-line interface is very powerful. Open a terminal via Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal (Gnome) or K-menu -> System -> Konsole (KDE). Guide: https://help.ubuntu.…heTerminal or type in it: man intro Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:19:48
Last edited by ikonia
Last modified: 2014-07-19 14:37:06
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clink-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Past the lips, and over the gums... Look out stomach! Here it comes... genii
Added on: 2017-02-24 20:46:37
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cloak hostmask nicksetup vhost <reply> To get an Ubuntu member cloak or any other one, first register your nick as detailed at https://freenode.net…gistration - For Ubuntu member cloaks, then ask in #ubuntu-irc and provide your Launchpad page. For unaffiliated ones, ask in #freenode. See also !membership apokryphos
Added on: 2006-07-01 02:14:53
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Last modified: 2016-11-24 06:37:57
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clone cloning <reply> To replicate your packages selection on another machine (or restore it if re-installing), you can use the !software package "apt-clone" - See also !automate LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 21:25:00
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Last modified: 2013-11-07 22:13:08
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cloud <reply> Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure is a ready to deploy Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) based on OpenStack. See https://help.ubuntu.…astructure for further details. elky
Added on: 2011-01-03 04:00:07
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Last modified: 2014-01-26 20:22:26
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cloud-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> There is no cloud. It's just somebody else's computer. dax
Added on: 2016-04-02 05:40:39
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cn zh tw chinese china <reply> 如欲獲得中文的協助,請輸入 /join #ubuntu-cn 或 /join #ubuntu-tw ompaul
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:52:45
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Last modified: 2011-07-26 04:17:37
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coc conduct codeofconduct code of conduct <reply> The Ubuntu Code of Conduct is the document that spells out etiquette in the Ubuntu community | http://www.ubuntu.co…tu/conduct | For information on how to electronically sign the CoC, see https://help.ubuntu.…eofConduct | Watch http://static.screen…ingCoC.ogv Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:25:29
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:54:59
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coc-jbj <reply> a/s/l? Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-27 17:37:09
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cod <deleted>a type of fish rww
Added on: 2014-04-17 06:03:52
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Last modified: 2014-04-17 06:08:49
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