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favourite <deleted><alias> best LjL
Added on: 2008-04-02 02:05:50
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:32
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fcm THE Ubuntu Community Magazine - find it at www.fullcirclemagazine.org, or #fullcirclemagazine PriceChild
Added on: 2007-07-04 20:21:46
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feeding the troll feedthetroll don't feed the troll botattack <reply> The above mess was caused by someone who thought it was funny (they're gone now). Please ignore it completely, since discussing it and making a fuss will only make them think they've reached their "fun" goal. LjL
Added on: 2007-10-17 17:04:23
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feisty feisty fawn fawn 7.04 <reply> Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) was the sixth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: October 19th, 2008. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Mez
Added on: 2006-10-21 05:12:07
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-01-16 14:15:22
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female-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> https://i.imgur.com/…srS1U2.jpg rww
Added on: 2014-08-10 04:44:28
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ff3 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3 Final is currently in the Hardy package repositories. For best results, do not install via archives downloaded from mozilla.com. Pici
Added on: 2008-06-17 22:06:12
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-30 17:20:17
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ff35 ff3.5 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3.5 Final is available for Jaunty by installing the packages firefox-3.5 and firefox-3.5-gnome-support | More information: https://help.ubuntu.…NewVersion | FF3.5 is called Shiretoko in your UI: http://is.gd/1reB3 Pici
Added on: 2009-06-30 17:27:04
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2010-12-02 06:56:44
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ff3rc <deleted><reply> The Firefox 3 RC package is not currently available as most of the Ubuntu-mozilla team are at the Ubuntu Developer Summit. Thanks for your patience. Pici
Added on: 2008-05-20 04:48:33
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:04:24
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ff4 <deleted><alias> firefox IdleOne
Added on: 2011-03-22 20:52:15
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:05:13
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ff5 <deleted><reply>Firefox 5 is available in Natty/11.04 as an automatic update. If you would like to install it in an earlier release, you will need to use the following unofficial and unsupported !PPA: http://pad.lv/ppa/mo…ox-stable/ Pici
Added on: 2011-06-21 17:37:07
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:04:16
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ffe <reply> Feature Freeze Exception. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…ionProcess for the freeze exception process. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-15 15:48:48
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-02-21 16:35:38
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fffc <deleted><reply> If Firefox is crashing on sites using Flash try adding "export XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1" to /etc/firefox/firefoxrc (ref: https://launchpad.ne…+bug/14911 ) bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-10 13:00:53
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:04:28
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fhqwhgads-#ubuntu-offtopic fh[tab]-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everybody to the limit, everybody to the limit! Flannel
Added on: 2013-02-13 08:15:47
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fi <reply> Tämä kanava on tarkoitettu vain englanninkieliselle keskustelulle. Jos haluat suomenkielistä apua (K)ubuntun ongelmiin, liity kanavalle #ubuntu-fi / #kubuntu-fi :-) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:05:04
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2011-01-19 13:22:40
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fi-#ubuntu <reply> Tämä kanava on tarkoitettu vain englanninkieliselle keskustelulle. Jos haluat suomenkielistä apua (K)ubuntun ongelmiin, liity kanavalle #ubuntu-fi / #kubuntu-fi :-) Myrtti
Added on: 2009-03-08 13:19:25
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-03-08 14:06:35
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fiesty <reply> It is spelt "FEIsty" :) Mez
Added on: 2007-01-27 08:11:30
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-09-21 19:19:53
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filenames case <reply> File names in Ubuntu are case sensitive, MyFile is not the same as myfile, and if you put spaces in there and use a console you need to "escape" the space, thus "gedit My\ File.txt" ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 22:24:58
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files dirs file fhs hier fsh <reply> An explanation of how files and directories are organized on Ubuntu, and how they can be manipulated, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…eeOverview see also: man hier Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 23:17:27
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-02-05 20:56:11
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filesystems <reply> ext3 and ext4 are the default filesystems in Ubuntu (and many other Linuxes). Alternative Linux filesystems include reiserfs and xfs. fat32 and ntfs are DOS/Windows filesystems. hfs and hfs+ are filesystems for the Mac. More info at http://en.wikipedia.…le_systems Seveas
Added on: 2007-04-27 00:36:30
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-01-05 12:49:11
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final beta already <reply> If you install a development version of Ubuntu $curDevel and keep up with package updates, then you will be upgraded to the official release of $curDevelNum when it comes out. To make sure, type « sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade » in a terminal. LjL
Added on: 2007-04-19 18:02:54
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-02-26 22:24:21
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firefox ff the default web browser on Ubuntu. To install the latest version, see https://help.ubuntu.…NewVersion | To install plugins: https://help.ubuntu.…foxPlugins Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:48:13
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-06-13 03:12:27
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firefox kde <deleted><alias> kde firefox uniq
Added on: 2006-07-03 23:38:02
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:00:28
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firefox-3.5 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3.5 Final is available for Jaunty by installing the package firefox-3.5 and firefox-3.5-gnome-support | FF3.5 is referred to as Shiretoko on your UI, see http://is.gd/1reB3 for an explanation | Hardy & Intrepid: http://is.gd/1jkNY Pici
Added on: 2009-06-30 17:37:26
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2010-12-02 06:57:05
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firefox-kde <deleted><alias> kde firefox uniq
Added on: 2006-07-03 23:38:13
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:05:42
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firefox1.5 <deleted><alias> firefox Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:15:51
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:06:20
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firefox3 <deleted><alias> ff3 Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-05-11 10:11:04
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:04:32
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firefox4 <deleted><alias> ff4 rww
Added on: 2011-03-22 22:05:33
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:05:35
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firewall firestarter iptables shorewall guarddog ufw <reply> Ubuntu, like any other Linux distribution, has built-in firewall capabilities. The firewall is managed using the 'ufw' command - see https://help.ubuntu.…munity/UFW | GUI frontends such as gufw and ufw-kde also exist. | An alternative to ufw is the 'iptables' command - See https://help.ubuntu.…ablesHowTo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:46:03
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-08-08 13:44:58
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fish-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> <>< ><> <>< ><> Spec
Added on: 2008-03-21 17:32:05
Last edited by Spec
Last modified: 2008-03-21 17:38:22
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fix adept <deleted><alias> aptlock LjL
Added on: 2007-03-26 21:39:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:01:53
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fixadept <deleted><alias> aptlock LjL
Added on: 2007-05-23 18:35:20
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2014-05-09 15:01:38
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fixed <reply> It's fixed! stdin
Added on: 2008-09-10 23:16:12
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fixinstall <reply> For a few common problems when installing, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…emsInstall also make sure you have read !install apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:47:23
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flare183-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> shhhh you'll only encourage more comments and we have seen enough of them already. ;-) Pici
Added on: 2008-05-12 17:06:05
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-06-18 21:34:10
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flash flashplugin flash plugin <reply> To install Flash see https://help.ubuntu.…mats/Flash - See also !Restricted and !Gnash Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:43:29
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-11 22:34:33
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flash64bit flash64 java64 <reply> You can run Flash, Real, and Java plugins in AMD64 bit computers with Firefox. see the steps to follow at https://help.ubuntu.…4FlashJava Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-04 11:18:38
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flashissue <deleted><alias> flashissues PriceChild
Added on: 2007-12-20 18:47:27
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 18:35:56
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flashissues <deleted><reply> The Flash plugin installation has been broken for some time. A fix has been released now. If the update fails to install Flash, try « sudo apt-get --purge remove flashplugin-nonfree ; sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree » Mez
Added on: 2007-12-12 14:23:16
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-30 18:36:02
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flavors variant flavor variants flavours <reply> Recognized Ubuntu flavors build on Ubuntu and provide a different user experience out of the box. They are supported both in #ubuntu and in their flavor channel. For a list, see https://www.ubuntu.c…u-flavours LjL
Added on: 2007-04-01 16:45:59
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-04-16 08:19:06
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floodbots floodbot <reply> FloodBot1,2,3, and 4 are all bots, please direct your questions to the channel. Pici
Added on: 2010-02-02 18:51:05
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floppy <reply> To mount floppy disks, see here : https://help.ubuntu.…ToEveryone apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:12:12
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floss Free Libre Open Source Software. See !freedom apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:29:16
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fluxbox a lightweight and responsive window manager for GNU/Linux. For how to set it up and more information see https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Fluxbox apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:39:32
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fluxbuntu <deleted><reply>fluxbuntu is a LPAE-standard compliant, Ubuntu-based derivative that maintains the goal of running on a wide range of mobile devices and computers (low-end & high-end). It is lightweight, swift and efficient. | Support Channel: #fluxbuntu on freenode | Homepage: http://fluxbuntu.org/ imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-03 05:49:16
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:23:17
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fluxubuntu <deleted><alias> fluxbuntu apokryphos
Added on: 2006-12-12 15:57:52
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:23:23
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font <reply>Font installation basics here: https://help.ubuntu.…stallHowto - No fonts in Flash? Install "msttcorefonts" (from !Multiverse), "gsfonts", and "gsfonts-x11". For the official ubuntu font, see: http://font.ubuntu.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:49:12
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-09-07 10:47:42
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fonts msfonts ttf <reply> Font installation basics here: https://help.ubuntu.…stallHowto - No fonts in Flash? Install "ttf-mscorefonts-installer" (from !Multiverse), "gsfonts", and "gsfonts-x11". For the official ubuntu font, see: http://font.ubuntu.com/ imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-13 20:17:25
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2012-06-19 14:18:55
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foo baz foo2 [baz|bar|wibble] LjL
Added on: 2007-09-22 14:37:00
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-06-19 15:50:27
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foo-test <deleted>www.foo.com/ Mez
Added on: 2009-02-17 23:39:55
Last edited by Mez
Last modified: 2009-02-17 23:40:54
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foobar <deleted><reply> testy testy wxl
Added on: 2016-12-27 21:04:20
Last edited by wxl
Last modified: 2016-12-27 23:09:54
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