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cod <deleted>a type of fish rww
Added on: 2014-04-17 06:03:52
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-04-17 06:08:49
Requested 1 times
code coding ide ides <reply> Programming editors/suites: Terminal-based: vi/vim, emacs - KDE: Kate, KDevelop, Quanta+, Umbrello - GNOME: gvim, gedit, anjuta, pida, monodevelop, geany - Others: eclipse, netbeans, qtcreator apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:51:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-02-13 11:06:59
Requested 790 times
codecs mp3 divx xvid avi mpeg mpg mkv quicktime wma wmv aac restrictedformats restricted formats freeformats restricted realplayer multimedia flashplayer w32 codecs ogg flac video real mp4 m4a free formats ubuntu-restricted-extras asf codec 3gp kubuntu-restricted-extras bluray blueray <reply> For multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.…tedFormats - See also https://help.ubuntu.…media.html - But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.…reeFormats LjL
Added on: 2006-07-09 02:52:18
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-09-06 20:31:53
Requested 17889 times
codenames name <reply> Ubuntu has awesome release codenames. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…tCodeNames for more Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:18:38
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:18
Requested 235 times
coffee <deleted>a caffeinated beverage made by filtering hot water through ground up roasted beans of the coffee plant. Flavouring to taste such as milk or cream, sugar or sweetener are often added afterwards. Not to be confused with !java Tm_T
Added on: 2007-11-22 20:49:21
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-02-03 15:42:16
Requested 198 times
coffee-#ubuntu-offtopic a caffeinated beverage made by filtering hot water through ground up roasted beans of the coffee plant. Flavouring to taste such as milk or cream, sugar or sweetener are often added afterwards. Not to be confused with !java Pici
Added on: 2010-02-03 15:42:24
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-02-03 15:42:35
Requested 78 times
colouragga <deleted><reply> So now I will kick you... LjL
Added on: 2009-03-18 16:15:49
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-18 16:16:10
Requested 1 times
com <deleted>responding very slow ikonia
Added on: 2011-08-09 11:05:41
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-09-06 11:45:11
Requested 1 times
com kind of went ka-boom, and <deleted>now under new management. No mysql dumps were taken though. Unit193
Added on: 2016-11-26 01:43:07
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-11-26 01:43:40
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comment 42970 apparently this <deleted>a rude word in spanish, so I'm putting the ban back. yay funkyHat
Added on: 2011-08-29 01:05:35
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-09-06 11:43:34
Requested 2 times
compile <reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.…ngSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first). Also read !checkinstall Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:35:45
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-08-25 03:18:32
Requested 364 times
compiling gcc b-e build build-essential make g++ build-essentials compiler <reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.…ngSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first) LjL
Added on: 2006-07-18 22:50:25
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2007-11-25 22:23:24
Requested 5022 times
compiz translucency transparency xglx effects compiz-fusion fusion cf <reply>Compiz (compositing window manager), for a howto see https://help.ubuntu.…iteManager and more help #compiz Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-20 16:24:59
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:53:21
Requested 5601 times
composite cube <reply> Compiz-Fusion (and the older Compiz and Beryl) are window managers that employ the "composite" extension of X to draw windows using graphics cards' 3D hardware. They can additionally provide "desktop special effects" (such as the "cube") by means of plug-ins. Join #compiz-fusion for help and support with advanced features. See also « /msg $nick compiz » and « /msg $nick effects » LjL
Added on: 2007-11-21 16:47:18
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:59:28
Requested 211 times
compositor-#xubuntu <reply> To disable Xfce's built-in compositor, go to Settings Manager → Window Manager Tweaks → Compositor. To fix tearing, you can try Compton instead, for which Xubuntu includes default settings. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-20 23:57:13
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-12-01 23:50:29
Requested 9 times
conga-rats <reply> ♫ samba rumba bueno la conga cha cha cha knome
Added on: 2012-01-26 23:34:15
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-08-17 22:40:33
Requested 22 times
conga-rats-#ubuntustudio-devel bongo-mice-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> ♫ samba rumba bueno la conga cha cha cha knome
Added on: 2012-01-26 23:34:37
Never edited
Requested 18 times
conky <reply> Conky is an application that can show system information (and more) on your desktop. See https://help.ubuntu.…ingUpConky for more details and a beginners guide. knome
Added on: 2016-07-06 12:11:13
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Requested 6 times
contribute participate volunteer <reply>To contribute and help out with Ubuntu, see http://community.ubuntu.com and https://wiki.ubuntu.…teToUbuntu apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:59
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-10-05 22:10:47
Requested 717 times
contribute-#ubuntu-artwork <reply> For information regarding current Artwork team activity and about contributing to the Ubuntu Community artwork , Kindly read Wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.…om/Artwork Madpilot
Added on: 2009-11-26 10:16:03
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:45:48
Requested 3 times
contribute-#xubuntu <reply> To see how you can help out with Xubuntu, please see http://xubuntu.org/contribute/ - additionally, you can join the devleoper channel #xubuntu-devel and introduce yourself (we'll reply when we're around) LjL
Added on: 2007-11-27 00:49:04
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-12-03 01:40:46
Requested 25 times
controls <reply>Starting in Lucid, the minimize, maximize, and close buttons have been moved to the left side. For more information and workarounds, please see http://pad.lv/532633 tsimpson
Added on: 2010-04-04 01:47:17
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-10-31 20:07:25
Requested 777 times
controls-#kubuntu <deleted><reply> Sorry, I don't know anything about controls tsimpson
Added on: 2010-04-04 01:51:53
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:57:45
Requested 2 times
controls-#ubuntu+1 <deleted><reply> In Lucid you may notice that the window controls min/max/close is now on the left side. | For more information please see http://alturl.com/yvgv | To change it back to right side using a terminal please see http://alturl.com/x5d6. gnomefreak
Added on: 2010-03-25 11:46:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-04-04 01:47:30
Requested 31 times
controls-#ubuntu-mozillateam <deleted><alias> controls-#ubuntu+1 nhandler
Added on: 2010-03-25 11:59:39
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-04-04 01:47:38
Requested 0 times
cookies <reply> Cookies are delicious delicacies. Flannel
Added on: 2008-07-16 21:18:36
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2008-07-23 12:27:43
Requested 202 times
coratian <deleted><alias> hr Pici
Added on: 2010-11-17 00:01:57
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-11-17 00:02:09
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counter <deleted><reply>The Ubuntu Counter is where Ubuntu (based) systems can go to get their machine counted. Get counted at http://ubuntucounter…phical.net Madpilot
Added on: 2006-08-31 09:01:29
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-09-14 19:38:34
Requested 13 times
cowsay-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> MOOOooo! PriceChild
Added on: 2008-02-08 22:58:19
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2008-02-08 22:58:26
Requested 40 times
crack <deleted><alias> jdong Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-11-19 02:37:51
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-18 22:31:21
Requested 0 times
crackports <reply> <StevenK> You don't randoming just say 'do it' on the SRU team at the consistent volume that the crackports team does. Also, it's all jdong's fault Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-11-07 05:48:24
Last edited by Hobbsee
Last modified: 2008-11-07 05:49:13
Requested 19 times
croeso <reply>Helô! Croeso i'r sianel #ubuntu-cym Seeker`
Added on: 2009-05-26 22:44:27
Last edited by Seeker`
Last modified: 2009-05-26 22:47:10
Requested 5 times
cron crontab a way to schedule execution of software/scripts. See https://help.ubuntu.…/CronHowto Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:23:13
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-09-09 04:49:23
Requested 910 times
crosspost crossposting <reply> Please don't ask the same question in multiple Ubuntu channels at the same time. Many helpers are in more than one channel and it's not fair to them or the other people seeking support. Pici
Added on: 2008-11-17 15:45:49
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-11-17 15:47:24
Requested 507 times
cubuntu <deleted>an unofficial command-line based Ubuntu derivative. It includes a browser, an email client, a media player and many other useful applications. For installation instructions, see http://alecjw.google…lineubuntu LjL
Added on: 2006-12-28 21:34:32
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:39:24
Requested 27 times
cupspdf <reply> Details on setting up "Print to PDF" are at http://ubuntu.wordpr…-cups-pdf/ bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-22 06:09:42
Never edited
Requested 9 times
cupsweb <reply> To enable the administration functions of the !CUPS web interface, type « sudo adduser cupsys shadow », and then « sudo invoke-rc.d cupsys restart », in a console. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:18:44
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-04-20 00:14:31
Requested 33 times
currentissues <deleted><reply>The titlebar buttons have switched to the left during the development phase of Lucid. No need for alarm! The developers are testing this and listening to user feedback. The final decision about the position will be made after beta. Kindly be patient. For more insight, read : http://www.ivankamaj…com/?p=281 tsimpson
Added on: 2009-12-01 08:01:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:52:28
Requested 28 times
cvs the Concurrent Versions System, the dominant open-source network-transparent version control system; it helps to manage releases and to control concurrent editing of source files among multiple authors. See: http://www.nongnu.org/cvs/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:18:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:36:43
Requested 114 times
cwillu <deleted>a bot written in PHP Pici
Added on: 2009-03-27 14:27:32
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2009-03-27 14:28:29
Requested 1 times
cwillu-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> cwillu is a bot written in PHP. LjL
Added on: 2009-03-17 00:27:03
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:47:40
Requested 38 times
cz czech cs <reply> České uživatele žádáme, aby mluvili v kanále #ubuntu anglicky. Česky je možno se domluvit v #ubuntu-cz. Děkujeme. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:18:29
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Requested 479 times
dad <deleted><reply> DaD was an alternative to !mom and has been shutdown in February 2009, see http://dad.dunnewind…et/end.php Pici
Added on: 2009-01-29 20:18:36
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-26 02:25:45
Requested 14 times
daily dailybuild daily build <reply>Daily builds of the CD images of the current development version of Ubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubunt…e/current/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:33:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:16:25
Requested 409 times
daily-#kubuntu <reply> Daily builds of the images of the current development version of Kubuntu can be found at http://cdimage.ubunt…e/current/ genii
Added on: 2016-02-08 20:32:42
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Requested 3 times
daily-#xubuntu <reply>Daily builds of the CD images for the current development version of Xubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubunt…e/current/ Pici
Added on: 2011-08-11 18:08:51
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-07 04:57:32
Requested 17 times
danger rmrf/ dangerous <reply> DO NOT RUN THAT COMMAND! That particular command is DANGEROUS and shouldn't be uttered here. REST OF YOU: DANGER, WILL ROBINSON, DANGER! Do not use the command or utter it here thank you! ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-08 18:30:18
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-11 02:10:55
Requested 1005 times
danger > cottus this <deleted>the factoid we have already LjL
Added on: 2012-07-06 20:10:53
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2012-07-06 20:15:35
Requested 0 times
dapper drake dapper drake 6.06 <reply> Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) was the fourth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on July 14th 2009, Server support ended on June 1st 2011. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:17:22
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-06-01 21:31:13
Requested 557 times
dapper-seveas <deleted><alias> seveas Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-21 21:28:54
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-06-02 13:48:03
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