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headers kernel source <reply> To install the Linux (kernel) headers, open a terminal and: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) To install headers for libraries, you need the accompanying -dev packages Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:42:46
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he $hr$/join #ubuntu-il <deleted><alias> il Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-08-29 16:42:08
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Last modified: 2013-01-07 05:42:42
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hdbug <reply>Ubuntu does *not* modify the settings that affect HD lifespans by default. An analysis from an Ubuntu Technical Board member and ACPI expert can be found at http://mjg59.livejou…77672.html (See https://launchpad.ne…bugs/59695 and http://tinyurl.com/2vyrft for more information) Pici
Added on: 2007-10-31 14:56:09
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Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:22:53
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hate a thing we don't encourage - why waste your energy‽ ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:29:41
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Last modified: 2014-09-10 18:37:34
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hashes <reply> See https://help.ubuntu.…untuHashes for the md5sums of all downloadable Ubuntu releases Pici
Added on: 2010-04-30 15:31:19
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Last modified: 2012-10-18 19:50:11
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hash <deleted><alias> hashes Pici
Added on: 2011-10-13 15:07:20
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Last modified: 2011-10-13 15:07:24
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has no arms to wear a watch and she <deleted>a she IdleOne
Added on: 2011-09-03 21:46:31
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Last modified: 2011-09-06 11:44:18
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hardysources <reply> In System->Admin->Software Sources, enable (main) (universe) (restricted) and (multiverse) and disable the Cdrom on the Ubuntu Software tab. On the Updates tab, enable (hardy-security) and (hardy-updates). nickrud
Added on: 2008-06-14 07:57:12
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Last modified: 2008-06-19 01:24:13
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hardy heron 8.04 <reply> Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) was the eighth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on May 12 2011, Server support ended on May 9th 2013. See http://ubottu.com/y/hardy for more details. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-08-29 22:41:06
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Last modified: 2013-05-09 22:39:56
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hardware hcl nic <reply> For lists of supported hardware on Ubuntu see https://wiki.ubuntu.…areSupport - To help debugging and improving hardware detection, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…eDetection apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:02:23
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:07:30
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handbrake a an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. - http://handbrake.fr mneptok
Added on: 2009-02-06 18:55:25
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handbook-#edubuntu <deleted><alias> edubuntuhandbook bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-09 05:47:57
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hammertime-#ubuntu-offtopic hammertime-#ubuntustudio-devel hammertime-#ubuntu-ops <reply> ━━▊ ━━▊ ━━▊ Pici
Added on: 2008-05-12 17:02:18
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hamburger-#ubuntuforums <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:38:02
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hamburger-#ubuntu-ohio <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:38:49
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hal9000-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> makes more sense than mc44, and is almost as murderous LjL
Added on: 2008-02-07 21:40:42
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Last modified: 2010-08-09 19:01:43
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hal-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Pici
Added on: 2008-07-25 17:17:03
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Last modified: 2014-08-15 18:16:21
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hal open the pod bay doors-#ubuntu-offtopic in the process of being deprecated. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Halsectomy and http://en.wikipedia.…tion_layer for more info. Tm_T
Added on: 2008-03-01 19:27:34
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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:44:22
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hacker hacking <reply> A hacker is a person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular, as defined by Request for Comments (RFC) 1392 - i.e. a good programmer -- crackers on the other hand break systems, see also !piracy ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-21 20:34:28
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Last modified: 2009-04-12 12:16:51
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hack-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> im in ur base hackin ur d00dz Flannel
Added on: 2014-03-30 23:38:15
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Last modified: 2014-03-30 23:48:23
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hack $hr$We hold these truths to be tautological, that all processes are created equal, that they are endowed by their Programmer with certain unreducable flags, that among these are const, static, and the pursuit of reentrancy. <deleted><reply>When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the technical bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the transistor, the separate and equal station to which the laws of Moore and of Mealy's Machine entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should delcare the causes which impel them to the singularity. Flannel
Added on: 2014-03-30 23:48:40
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h8-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Hate is a thing we don't encourage - additionally, I hate HATE HATE HATE you for using txtspk, GRRRRR! LjL
Added on: 2013-11-07 21:47:02
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gutsysources <reply> In System->Admin->Software Sources, enable (main) (universe) (restricted) and (multiverse) and disable the Cdrom on the Ubuntu Software tab. On the Updates tab, enable (gutsy-security) and (gutsy-updates). LjL
Added on: 2008-02-09 21:47:05
Last edited by Seeker`
Last modified: 2008-06-19 01:29:05
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gutsy-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><reply> Every time you ask the release is delayed five minutes. Amaranth
Added on: 2007-10-18 09:27:36
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Last modified: 2010-10-10 10:14:45
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gutsy gibbon 7.10 <reply> Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) was the seventh release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 18th, 2009. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Seveas
Added on: 2007-04-12 10:23:51
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Last modified: 2009-04-22 17:58:07
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gusty <reply> It is spelt !guTSy :) elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-04-12 11:52:01
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Last modified: 2007-09-03 01:25:03
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guishell <deleted><reply> Several "hybrid" GUI command line interfaces are in development, see: http://www.bterm.org/ - http://linux.pte.hu/…pipas/CUI/ - http://hotwire-shell.org/ LjL
Added on: 2008-01-25 16:37:28
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Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:47:21
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guidelines-#ubuntuforums <reply> See http://wiki.ubuntu.c…Guidelines & https://launchpad.ne…duct/1.0.1 PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-22 00:09:53
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Last modified: 2010-01-17 10:55:37
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guidelines-#ubuntu-women guidelines-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu Women project channels can be found here: http://wiki.ubuntu-w…Guidelines The overall Ubuntu channel guidelines also apply and can be found here: http://wiki.ubuntu.c…Guidelines Flannel
Added on: 2010-08-13 21:23:53
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Last modified: 2010-08-13 21:24:03
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guidelines behaviour etiquette <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:48:30
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Last modified: 2016-11-24 04:35:22
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guide-#ubuntu-bots-devel <reply> An old and incomplete guide for setting up a clone of ubottu is available at http://ubottu.com/guide/ tsimpson
Added on: 2010-05-30 00:45:55
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gui <reply> The graphical user interface (GUI) in Ubuntu is composed of many elements, including the !X server, a window manager, and a desktop environment such as !GNOME or !KDE (which themselves use the !GTK and !Qt toolkits respectively) LjL
Added on: 2006-12-14 19:56:09
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gtk <reply> GTK is the !GIMP toolkit, which forms the base of !GNOME and is used by many applications to provide a !GUI Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:29:10
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gtalk <reply> Google Talk (GTalk) is an instant messaging program from Google. Currently, Google does not have an official standalone GTalk client for Linux, but supports connections from third-party clients such as !Pidgin and !Kopete | See http://www.google.co…ients.html for more information somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-09 08:44:17
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Last modified: 2008-11-13 04:33:22
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gsoc <deleted><alias> soc nhandler
Added on: 2010-10-01 04:01:24
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Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:20:18
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grue <reply>The grue is a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of the earth. Its favorite diet is adventurers, but its insatiable appetite is tempered by its fear of light. No grue has ever been seen by the light of day, and few have survived its fearsome jaws to tell the tale. Madpilot
Added on: 2006-12-01 07:01:30
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-11-24 17:10:42
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grub1 <reply>grub 1 is the default boot manager for Ubuntu releases before 9.10 (Karmic). Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.…estoreGrub - GRUB how-tos: https://help.ubuntu.…/GrubHowto - See !grub for Karmic onwards Tm_T
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grub recoveringgrub grub floppy bootfloppy mbr fixmbr grubrepair fixgrub grub2 <reply> GRUB2 is the default Ubuntu boot manager. Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.…estoreGrub - For more information and troubleshooting for GRUB2 please refer to https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Grub2 Madpilot
Added on: 2006-06-22 09:44:20
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2013-02-23 17:22:10
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grip <deleted>a ripping player and has a minor bug which can be solved by doing this "sudo ln -s /dev/hdX /dev/cdromN" where X is your hard drive and N a number Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 22:23:16
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:14:54
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grep a command-line tool that finds a string in a file or a stream. Grep can be recursive through directories and searches can be simple or complex. See https://help.ubuntu.…unity/grep Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:08:27
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2017-03-15 16:21:51
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greet <deleted><alias>hi jussi01
Added on: 2009-09-14 08:44:58
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Last modified: 2011-01-23 23:13:52
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gr el greek greece <reply> #ubuntu-gr και #kubuntu-gr για Έλληνες χρηστές / #ubuntu-gr kai #kubuntu-gr gia Ellhnes xrhstes Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-09 21:14:43
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gps maps <reply> Street mapping and GPS navigation software available for Ubuntu includes Navit, MoNav (http://code.google.c…p/monav/), Gosmore (free vector maps from OSM), GpsDrive (GTK, raster maps, free), !GoogleEarth (Qt, proprietary vector maps, proprietary) LjL
Added on: 2007-03-18 14:13:20
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Last modified: 2011-04-30 11:45:36
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gpl gpl3 the GNU General Public License. See http://www.gnu.org/c…t/gpl.html apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:35:36
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gpgerr badsig ppagpg <reply> Getting GPG errors after adding custom repositories? Find the GPG keyword for the repository (it's 437D05B5 for the standard ones) and run « sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com <key> » Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-29 17:03:36
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-11-30 02:27:36
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gpg trust the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.…GuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.…ranscripts bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-02 09:32:29
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-03-18 06:42:33
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gparted a !GTK/!Gnome !GUI partitioning program. Type « sudo apt-get install gparted » in a console to install it - A GParted "live" CD is available at http://gparted.sourc…livecd.php Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-20 21:25:05
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Last modified: 2009-01-08 12:18:42
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googleearth earth <reply> Google Earth is available as the package "googleearth-package" in !Multiverse. See https://help.ubuntu.…oogleEarth apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:38:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:38:33
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googlearth <reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (as in price), for Linux. To download it see http://earth.google.…earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository. - If Google Earth crashes on start, download version 5.1 instead of 5.2 from the website. tsimpson
Added on: 2010-11-06 08:59:27
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Last modified: 2010-11-06 09:00:16
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google earth <deleted><reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (only as in price), for Linux, too. To download it see http://earth.google.…earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:38:45
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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:38:20
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