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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 23:38:02
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:00:28
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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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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
Requested 1233 times
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
Requested 30 times
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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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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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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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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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
Requested 316 times
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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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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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
Requested 64 times
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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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
Requested 217 times
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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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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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
Requested 65 times
female-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> https://i.imgur.com/…srS1U2.jpg rww
Added on: 2014-08-10 04:44:28
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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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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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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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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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favorite <deleted><alias> best LjL
Added on: 2008-04-02 02:05:46
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:33:29
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faq-#xubuntu faq-#xubuntu-devel faq-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply>Lists of common questions and answers about Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/n…gory/faq/. See also: https://help.ubuntu.…nQuestions knome
Added on: 2012-02-04 22:27:57
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:54:11
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faq <reply> A list of common questions and answers about Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.…nQuestions - Official documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-30 13:36:44
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:56:24
Requested 306 times
fakefact <deleted><reply> something entirely different tsimpson
Added on: 2009-05-03 20:06:53
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-05-03 20:09:06
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fails to identify to nickserv and can't join here. the trick <deleted>telling it "services identify" and "join #ubuntu-ops-team", if you have admin capability. m4v
Added on: 2012-05-02 03:28:15
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2012-05-02 03:29:48
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fail-#ubuntu-ops <reply>FAILZ! jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-09 14:33:56
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-06-09 14:34:07
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fail-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Shaka, when the walls fell. LjL
Added on: 2008-11-29 22:06:12
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-05-02 18:46:59
Requested 333 times
fail-#dib5sn fail-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>FAILZ! jussi01
Added on: 2008-05-06 13:57:05
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-05-13 10:25:31
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f5 <deleted><reply> Remember that every time you hit refresh, Canonical is wasting money, bandwidth, and CPU time serving your request instead of doing useful things like uploading the image or paying for ShipIt disks. Please do so sparingly. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-10-18 04:30:57
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-04-17 15:53:18
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extreme <deleted><reply> To configure Airport Extreme wireless on Mac, read https://help.ubuntu.…ortExtreme Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:03:37
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-05 19:09:00
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extras <reply> extras.ubuntu.com is an external !repo for new software made available after the Ubuntu release. This repository is not part of the Ubuntu distribution and the software is completely unsupported by the Ubuntu team, but the original authors may offer some support. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:32:42
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2010-09-24 03:33:30
Requested 31 times
ext3 the default filesystem on older versions of Ubuntu, and the most popular on Linux. You can read/write from Windows to ext3 via http://www.fs-driver.org apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:35:14
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:11:40
Requested 623 times
exploit dcc <reply> There are people around who think it is funny to abuse certain bugs that cause unintended behavior. When bitten by these, #ubuntu remove users so they are no longer targets. To fix it have a look here: https://help.ubuntu.…DCCExploit and more about a recent bug at http://www.ubuntu.co…sn-1132-1/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-27 20:36:36
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-05-18 19:22:08
Requested 921 times
expletive-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Consider yourself insulted. LjL
Added on: 2009-03-19 02:58:42
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expert <deleted><alias> anyone ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-23 15:23:17
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:31:51
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eucalyptus <reply> Eucalyptus is the basis of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, which was used in Ubuntu prior to 11.10. See https://help.ubuntu.…munity/UEC for more information, and !cloud for the current Ubuntu cloud solution. elky
Added on: 2011-01-03 04:00:20
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-26 20:22:03
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etiquette-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Unsure how you should behave on this channel? See !CoC, !Guidelines, !Offtopic, !Language, !Attitude, !Repeat, !Enter, !Paste, !NickSpam, !AskTheBot, !Offtopic4Offtopic - and most importantly, use common sense :-) LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 02:17:50
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-01-18 06:15:25
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etch a Debian release, its repos are not for use with Ubuntu unless you are a dev, they will break stuff. ompaul
Added on: 2007-04-22 15:09:00
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esm <reply> Canonical offers paid extended security support for 12.04 through the Ubuntu Advantage program. For more information, see https://ubuntu.com/esm . ESM is not an Ubuntu community offering; please direct questions about it to Canonical directly. dax
Added on: 2017-05-01 19:34:04
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esd <reply>esd is the enlightened sound daemon. It is deprecated, use !pulseaudio instead. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:57:15
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-01-08 23:27:18
Requested 120 times
es-#xubuntu <deleted><reply> En la mayora de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla slo en ingls. Si busca ayuda en espaol entre al canal #xubuntu-es; escriba "/join #xubuntu-es" (sin comillas) y presione intro. Si nadie responde, puedes intentar preguntando en #ubuntu-es. rww
Added on: 2011-07-07 02:35:54
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-08-26 21:37:34
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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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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
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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 165 times
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
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eol endoflife end-of-life eolupgrades eolupgrade <reply> End-Of-Life is the time when security updates and support for an Ubuntu release stop, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Releases for more information. Looking to upgrade from an EOL release? See https://help.ubuntu.…OLUpgrades Seveas
Added on: 2006-09-18 04:08:52
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-09-03 14:47:54
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eo <reply> Iru al #ubuntu-eo, Bonvole. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:08:47
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