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dumb-#ubuntu-offtopis <deleted><reply> mc44 LjL
Added on: 2008-01-13 20:23:24
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-05 19:08:08
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dvd libdvdcss libdvdcss2 k9copy css <reply> Ubuntu's default installation and repositories do not include packages needed to play commercial DVDs for legal reasons. For information on adding them, see https://help.ubuntu.…layingDVDs | For information on the legalities involved, see the "DVD" section of https://help.ubuntu.…reeFormats Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 22:19:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-12-16 04:34:19
Requested 4128 times
dvd-torrent-#kubuntu <reply> If you want to download a DVD version of Hardy Heron via a torrent, here is where you should look: http://torrent.ubunt…lease/dvd/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-28 22:08:07
Last edited by stdin
Last modified: 2008-05-22 08:10:10
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dvdiso dvd-torrent <reply> DVD ISOs are available via http://cdimage.ubunt…/releases/ bimberi
Added on: 2006-12-05 00:17:55
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dvorak a keyboard layout that aims to be more comfortable and efficient alternative to the standard "QWERTY" pattern. See http://en.wikipedia.…d_Keyboard apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:39:47
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e enlightenment e17 <reply> Enlightenment (or "E") is a window manager for X, providing a useful, and good looking graphical shell in which to work. E17 is the current version. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:00:18
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2014-09-12 17:57:47
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eamspeak <deleted>the proprietry VoIP software see: https://help.ubuntu.…/TeamSpeak For a open source alternative consider using Mumble http://mumble.sourceforge.net/ Mamarok
Added on: 2009-08-08 09:54:34
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2010-06-18 21:50:55
Requested 6 times
easyubuntu <deleted>a script that automates installation of some items. Use at your own risk. See http://easyubuntu.fr…ntrib.org/ - For help and or discussions about EasyUbuntu please join #easyubuntu ompaul
Added on: 2006-08-09 04:07:56
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:55:51
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ecryptfs <reply> EcryptFS is a file system encryption. It is deprecated since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, see bug 1756840 for details. Use full disk encryption (dmcrypt-luks) instead. hggdh
Added on: 2019-02-10 16:09:39
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edabua-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> !llor LjL
Added on: 2009-03-27 01:33:11
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-27 01:33:38
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edge <deleted><alias> phone Pici
Added on: 2013-07-24 14:07:38
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2014-05-02 05:15:23
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edgy edgy eft edgyeft 6.10 <reply>Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) was the fifth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 25th, 2008. See !eol for more details. bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-10 01:01:55
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-09-22 15:18:55
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editing uwn editing-#ubuntu-marketing https://wiki.ubuntu.…ngPolicies Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-29 13:19:27
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editors editor vim emacs nano kate gedit vi ed <reply> Text Editors: gedit (GNOME), Kate (KDE), mousepad (Xfce4) - Terminal-based: nano, vi/vim, emacs, ed - For HTML/CSS editors, see !html - For programming editors and IDE, see !code apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:49:42
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-07-07 04:38:32
Requested 1198 times
edonkey <reply> eDonkey clients: aMule (GTK, stand-alone), mldonkey-gui (GTK, based on MLDonkey), KMLDonkey (KDE, based on MLDonkey) - See also !P2P LjL
Added on: 2007-11-03 00:23:18
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-11-03 00:29:31
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edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu was an Ubuntu derivative aimed at schools and educational institutions. Its most recent release was Edubuntu 14.04, which is now !EOL. For more info, see http://www.edubuntu.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:17:39
Last edited by ro
Last modified: 2019-05-06 14:45:27
Requested 263 times
edubuntuhandbook <deleted><reply> The Edubuntu Handbook is currently work-in-progress and can be browsed via http://doc.ubuntu.co…andbook/C/ bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-09 05:47:22
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-03-13 05:57:25
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eduhardware eduhw https://help.ubuntu.…quirements bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-05 06:41:28
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eeepc eee <reply> Information about installing Ubuntu on an Asus EeePC can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…nity/EeePC . The Ubuntu EeePC Channel is #ubuntu-eeepc , main EeePC discussion in #eeepc LjL
Added on: 2008-04-09 18:56:42
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-10-27 16:34:19
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eff The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a non-profit advocacy and legal organisation with the stated purpose of being dedicated to preserving free speech rights. http://www.eff.org/ elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-07 12:56:19
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eft a newt in its terrestrial stage of development - the release after Dapper is called Edgy Eft. For information and pictures of efts/newts, see http://en.wikipedia.…/wiki/Newt or try !edgy Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:41:14
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eir <deleted>a utility bot for managing ban expiration. For usage instructions, see http://freenode.net/eir.shtml . For source code, see https://dev.freenode…ojects/eir rww
Added on: 2011-08-17 06:47:14
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:24:02
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eir-#ubuntu-ops-team <deleted><reply> How to use eir, see http://freenode.net/eir.shtml IdleOne
Added on: 2011-08-15 17:41:54
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 06:47:19
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ekiga sip an Internet telephony application included with Ubuntu, which supports the SIP and H323 protocols. Information and help at https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Ekiga LjL
Added on: 2009-03-03 19:27:24
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elaborate error details <reply> Please elaborate; your question or issue may not seem clear or detailed enough for people to help you. Please give more detailed information; for example, we might need errors, steps, relevant configuration files, Ubuntu version, and hardware information. Use a !pastebin to avoid flooding the channel. somerville32
Added on: 2006-12-14 20:17:34
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-09 17:43:50
Requested 2141 times
elementary <reply> Elementary OS is an Ubuntu derivative which is supported in their IRC channel #elementary on irc.freenode.net - http://elementaryos.org/ for more information on this distribution. genii
Added on: 2013-11-17 07:10:48
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elkbuntu <deleted>cute Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-20 17:12:46
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2009-06-13 12:48:45
Requested 28 times
elkbuntu-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> elky-#ubuntu-offtopic LjL
Added on: 2009-03-27 15:11:30
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:51:04
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elky <deleted><reply> elky is a piece of router firmware written in COBOL LjL
Added on: 2009-03-27 15:09:49
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-27 15:11:16
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elky-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted>a piece of router firmware written in COBOL LjL
Added on: 2009-03-27 15:11:13
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2009-06-13 12:50:52
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emacs-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu channels can only provide support for Ubuntu itself. Other operating systems have their own support channels. Please consult their websites for more information. rww
Added on: 2016-01-06 17:13:56
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emerald an obsolete window decorator for compiz. It's unsupported and unmaintained, making issues with it very hard to diagnose and fix. There are no known, supported alternatives. Myrtti
Added on: 2009-05-19 12:46:47
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emesene <deleted><reply> Emesene is an instant messenger for the WLM network. See http://emesene.org for more information. Spec
Added on: 2008-04-18 18:44:54
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:14:26
Requested 16 times
empathy the default instant messaging and video client for GNOME. Since Karmic, it has been the default client in Ubuntu, replacing !pidgin elky
Added on: 2009-09-12 08:23:43
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:45:54
Requested 137 times
en <reply> The main Ubuntu IRC channels are English only. For a complete list of channels in other languages, please visit https://wiki.ubuntu.…hannelList Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-25 14:35:17
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-12-13 17:11:01
Requested 835 times
enablementstack <reply> The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases. see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ementStack k1l
Added on: 2015-02-08 13:52:20
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2015-02-08 13:58:37
Requested 35 times
enablesources chrepo <reply> Enable the standard Ubuntu repositories by going to System > Administration > Software Sources - See !repositories for detailed information LjL
Added on: 2008-01-26 03:07:22
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-01-26 03:07:45
Requested 34 times
encrypt <deleted><alias> encrypted Flannel
Added on: 2010-08-30 05:30:54
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-06-02 02:34:25
Requested 0 times
encrypted encryption <deleted><alias> ecryptfs Flannel
Added on: 2008-11-01 02:15:25
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-06-02 02:34:12
Requested 523 times
encyclopedia <reply> See https://ubottu.com/d…cyclopedia for usage information on the Encyclopedia factoid plugin tsimpson
Added on: 2010-12-14 02:58:49
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:33
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enter oneline <reply> Please try and keep as much of your info as possible on ONE line - easier to follow for everyone. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:56:19
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-28 00:32:21
Requested 10934 times
envy <deleted><alias> envyng LjL
Added on: 2006-12-09 03:22:01
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-25 17:30:48
Requested 1378 times
envyng <deleted><reply> EnvyNG is a program to install newer version of nVidia or ATi drivers on Ubuntu 9.10 or earlier. It can be found in !Universe as "envyng-gtk" (for Gtk/Gnome) or "envyng-qt" (for Qt/KDE). It is NOT a supported method to install video drivers; please only use it if standard methods fail and at your own risk - See also !BinaryDriver. jussio1
Added on: 2008-05-01 17:30:20
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-25 17:30:24
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eo <reply> Iru al #ubuntu-eo, Bonvole. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:08:47
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eol endoflife end-of-life eolupgrades eolupgrade old-releases oldreleases eolupdate <reply> End-Of-Life is when security updates and support for an Ubuntu release stop. Make sure to update Ubuntu before it goes EOL so you get updates promptly for newly-discovered security vulnerabilities. See https://help.ubuntu.…munity/EOL and https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Releases for more info. Looking to upgrade from an EOL release? See https://help.ubuntu.…OLUpgrades Seveas
Added on: 2006-09-18 04:08:52
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-09-26 15:56:29
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equivalents equivalent apps word excel powerpoint photoshop trillian <reply> A comprehensive list of of Windows-equivalent applications in Linux can be found at http://www.linuxrsp.…e-eng.html and https://wiki.ubuntu.…sUsersWant apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:29:13
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2014-08-21 16:09:45
Requested 694 times
errors <reply> If you have problems or errors, you will need to describe/paste them. Please use the !pastebin for errors that cannot be quoted in a single IRC message LjL
Added on: 2006-12-14 19:48:01
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-11-06 23:30:21
Requested 167 times
es spanish espanol spain <reply> En la mayoría de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #ubuntu-es; escriba " /join #ubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:16:12
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-06-06 20:28:06
Requested 19503 times
es-#lubuntu <reply> En este canal de lubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #lubuntu-es; escriba " /join #lubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. wxl
Added on: 2019-09-23 23:08:42
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es-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> En la mayoría de canales de Ubuntu se habla sólo en inglés. Si quieres charlar en español, entra en el canal #ubuntu-es-offtopic. Escribe "/join #ubuntu-es-offtopic" (sin comillas) y dale a Enter. Gracias! jussi
Added on: 2010-09-15 11:42:48
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