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reinstall <reply> To renew the configuration of a package when installing, sudo apt-get remove --purge <package> && sudo apt-get install <package>. Note that you will lose ALL config files for that package. WARNING: This is dangerous, don't do this with core packages Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:05:44
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regression-alert <deleted><reply> bdmurray, cjwatson, cyphermox, Daviey, didrocks, doko, infinity, jdstrand, mdeslaur, pitti, RAOF, seb128, stgraber: Reporting regression in a stable release update; investigate severity, start an incident report, perhaps have the package blacklisted from the archive jussi
Added on: 2010-06-28 12:01:54
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-04-19 20:15:10
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register > gogli #ubuntu-ops <deleted>not your personal help channel. try #freenode IdleOne
Added on: 2012-07-07 16:31:58
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-07-07 16:32:45
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register nickserv <reply> For information on registering your IRC nick, see https://help.ubuntu.…gistration - For any further help, ask in #freenode. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:19:45
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-25 04:08:57
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refresh <deleted><alias> f5 tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-10-18 04:35:03
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-04-17 15:53:21
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redmond not relevent to my interests. Seveas
Added on: 2008-02-10 01:03:29
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2008-05-12 17:18:00
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recursive <deleted><reply> see !recursive Seveas
Added on: 2008-01-13 20:26:28
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-13 17:22:55
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recursion-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> see: !recursion Flannel
Added on: 2009-01-25 08:12:06
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2009-01-25 08:12:29
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recovery-#ubuntu-touch <reply> You need to use the right recovery.img for your device when flashing with adb: see https://wiki.ubuntu.…vice-flash Pici
Added on: 2015-08-10 15:48:57
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recovery cd <deleted><alias> rescue Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:26:57
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-05-28 17:30:57
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recon-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> recon stands for something related to lousy Internet service providers. LjL
Added on: 2007-11-24 04:02:09
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2010-05-18 10:40:06
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realtek <reply>some help for recent Realtek chipsets can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…ekRTL8187b Seeker`
Added on: 2008-05-30 05:25:52
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rc <reply> Ubuntu does not provide a distinct release candidate image. Instead during the week leading up to the release, each image is considered a release candidate. More details at https://wiki.ubuntu.…eCandidate Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-10-11 18:14:44
Last edited by k1l
Last modified: 2016-04-15 22:12:56
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rat-#ubuntu-uk <reply> rat is The Real Ale Train. A yearly Ubuntu UK loco event to celebrate friends, trains and ale. Saturday 10th September 2016, Hampshire, UK: http://loco.ubuntu.c…rain-2016/ jussi
Added on: 2013-09-16 08:27:09
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-04 15:45:14
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raring/13.04 <deleted>not yet released. Please join #ubuntu+1 for further support and discussion. Pici
Added on: 2013-10-01 20:25:41
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-10 16:24:35
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raring 13.04 ringtail <reply> Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) was the 18th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on January 27, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/raring Pici
Added on: 2012-10-18 00:26:11
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:54
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rar unrar a non-free archive format created by Rarsoft. For instructions on accessing .rar files through the Archive Manager view https://help.ubuntu.…mpression. There is a free (as in speech) unrar utility as well, see !info unrar-free Spec
Added on: 2006-07-31 22:11:25
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raptors <deleted><reply>Not as big as you thought they were. But just as dangerous. "... clever girl..." Madpilot
Added on: 2009-09-19 07:04:37
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:14:13
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random-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>9 Flannel
Added on: 2014-11-08 20:21:24
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2014-11-08 20:23:33
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random <deleted>isnt bazhang
Added on: 2011-04-27 05:45:56
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2011-04-27 05:46:49
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rainbow-#ubuntu-offtopic peace-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> 06G13i05v04e 07p08e03a09c10e 11a 02c12h06a13n05c04e07! 08M03a09k10e 11c02o12l06o13r05s 04n07o08t 03w09a10r11! 02♥ rww
Added on: 2011-03-04 06:17:01
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2016-01-03 01:19:06
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raid lvm fakeraid <reply> Tips and tricks for RAID and LVM can be found on https://help.ubuntu.…ftwareRAID and http://www.tldp.org/…/LVM-HOWTO - For software RAID, see https://help.ubuntu.…eRaidHowto Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:56:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-04-27 08:47:40
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ra <reply> Relationship advice is not available in $chan. If you want to chat about other offtopic matters try #ubuntu-offtopic. If you need to talk something through with a professional counsellor there is a global directory of support services at http://befrienders.org jpds
Added on: 2009-12-23 21:52:40
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-03-17 05:33:19
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quietwebchat <reply> To ignore joins, parts and quits from being displayed in the freenode webchat, from the menu in the upper left, select options and then tick the "Hide JOINS/PARTS/QUITS" checkbox. This setting applies to all channels that you are in. Pici
Added on: 2011-07-19 16:49:32
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-07-19 16:49:58
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quietrc <deleted><reply> To ignore joins/parts/quits in your favorite IRC clients, see http://wiki.xkcd.com…t_messages Pici
Added on: 2013-11-19 16:18:04
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2013-11-19 16:18:37
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quietirc quietirssi quietxchat <reply> To ignore joins/parts/quits in your favorite IRC client, see http://wiki.xkcd.com…t_messages Pici
Added on: 2013-11-19 16:18:33
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2013-11-19 16:19:07
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queue newqueue new queue <reply> The queue of packages awaiting approval to enter the archive (also known as the NEW queue) and scheduled to build it at https://launchpad.ne…wer/+queue ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-04 19:55:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-04-26 23:28:32
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom-chat question-#ubuntu-classroom question-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> Please ask your questions here in #ubuntu-classroom-chat rather than #ubuntu-classroom (prefix them with "QUESTION: " or the instructor's nickname) LjL
Added on: 2006-11-29 22:37:06
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please ask your questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat LjL
Added on: 2006-11-28 17:29:59
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quantal/12.10 <deleted>not yet released. Please join #ubuntu+1 for further support and discussion. Pici
Added on: 2013-03-27 16:46:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-10 16:24:44
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quantal-#ubuntustudio <reply> Ubuntu Studio 12.10 Quantal Quetzal is out! Go to http://cdimage.ubunt…0/release/ to download! RaringOne
Added on: 2012-10-18 17:33:43
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quantal 12.10 quetzal <reply> Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) was the 17th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on May 16th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/quantal Pici
Added on: 2012-04-23 14:34:44
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:47
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quake <reply> Quake runs natively under Ubuntu - See http://zerowing.idso…FrontPage/ for details Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:37:10
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:41:39
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qtparted <deleted><reply> QtParted is a !Qt/!KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Adept !KPackageKit or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install qtparted » in a console. - QtParted is no longer available in Jaunty (9.04) and up, see !PartitionManager stdin
Added on: 2009-01-08 12:18:15
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2011-05-27 15:54:59
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qt <reply> the Qt toolkit (pronounced "cute"), which forms the base of !KDE, is a cross-platform C++ application framework for !CLI and !GUI applications. Install libqt4-dev and see !build to compile Qt4 applications, join #qt for development support apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 23:23:17
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-09 10:57:39
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qemu an emulator you can use to run another operating system - see https://help.ubuntu.…rQemuHowTo Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:59:42
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qateam-#xubuntu-devel <reply> akxwi-dave, slickymaster, flocculant, knome knome
Added on: 2016-05-01 20:26:54
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qa <reply>To change the importance of a bug, you need to be part of the Ubuntu QA team. see https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/UbuntuQA Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-31 10:29:22
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python a popular Object Oriented scripting language included in Ubuntu. For more on Python please see http://www.python.org/ or #python gnomefreak
Added on: 2008-07-16 13:09:53
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-10-05 11:55:43
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pwreset <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.…stPassword Corey
Added on: 2011-05-24 20:01:29
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putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.gr…ham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
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purge-ppa <reply>To disable a PPA from your sources and revert your packages back to default Ubuntu packages, install ppa-purge and use the command: « sudo ppa-purge ppa:<repository-name>/<subdirectory> » – For more information, see http://www.webupd8.o…mmand.html Tm_T
Added on: 2011-06-14 07:13:09
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2011-06-14 07:19:19
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purge <reply> To purge all removed but not yet purged packages, use the following command: dpkg -l | awk '/^rc/{print $2}' | sudo xargs dpkg -P Pici
Added on: 2010-08-30 22:30:22
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-06-07 02:21:14
Requested 78 times
purexfce purexubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !KDE and !Gnome packages and have a default !Xubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocat…u/purexfce » stdin
Added on: 2008-07-30 21:41:26
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-02-08 23:37:30
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purelxde purelubuntu <reply>If you want to remove all !KDE, !GNOME and !XFCE packages and have a default !Lubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocat…u/purelxde » Tm_T
Added on: 2011-06-10 05:24:01
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2011-06-10 05:24:56
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purekde <reply> If you want to remove all !Gnome packages and have a default !Kubuntu system follow the instructions here http://www.psychocat…tu/purekde ompaul
Added on: 2007-10-12 23:32:22
Last edited by pangolin
Last modified: 2011-10-25 00:54:08
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puregnome pureubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !Kubuntu packages or !Xubuntu packages and have a default !Ubuntu system, follow the instructions here: http://www.psychocat…pureubuntu PriceChild
Added on: 2008-02-23 01:00:54
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-11-11 13:34:51
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puppy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> No, you can't have a puppy. Much less when you're riotkittie Pici
Added on: 2008-11-14 01:17:00
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punctuation <deleted><reply> Punctuation is good, but its overuse hurts readability. Please refrain from adding many ?'s or !'s to the end of your sentences. See also !enter Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:35:00
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:54:39
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pumice <deleted>almost as abrasive as snuxoll, except it's different because you can throw some pumice at snuxoll LjL
Added on: 2009-03-14 16:33:04
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-13 20:04:53
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