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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
Requested 858 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
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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 10792 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
Requested 15 times
encrypted encrypt encryption <reply> For information on setting up encrypted private directories (8.10+) see https://help.ubuntu.…eDirectory Flannel
Added on: 2008-11-01 02:15:25
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Requested 509 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
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
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 812 times
empathy yahoo 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 135 times
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
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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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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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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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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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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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
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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Requested 257 times
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 1829 times
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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Requested 172 times
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
Requested 3 times
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
Requested 29 times
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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Requested 27 times
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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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
Requested 312 times
eduhardware eduhw https://help.ubuntu.…quirements bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-05 06:41:28
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Requested 3 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
Requested 29 times
edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu is an Ubuntu derivative aimed at schools and educational institutions. For more info, see http://www.edubuntu.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:17:39
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Requested 258 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
Requested 25 times
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 1192 times
editing uwn editing-#ubuntu-marketing https://wiki.ubuntu.…ngPolicies Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-29 13:19:27
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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
Requested 1282 times
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
Requested 0 times
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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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
Requested 842 times
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
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
Requested 377 times
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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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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Requested 52 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
Requested 2 times
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 4104 times
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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dumb stupid <reply> The only dumb or stupid question is the one not asked. Please do not tell people off for asking something, just because it seems simple or obvious to you -- we discourage this attitude in all our channels. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-06-23 16:46:34
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-11-19 16:24:18
Requested 193 times
dualhead dual-head dual head dualmonitor dual monitors <reply> Information about dual-head on linux can be found on http://wiki.linuxque…i/DualHead - See also !Xinerama Seveas
Added on: 2006-12-01 23:30:58
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dualboot dual boot dual-boot <reply> Dual boot instructions: x86/AMD64: https://help.ubuntu.…ot/Windows - Macs: https://help.ubuntu.…MacBookPro https://help.ubuntu.…CsDualBoot Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 14:50:22
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2011-02-13 06:21:17
Requested 2989 times
drunk-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Remember kids; don't drink and IRC! Or at least, google "How to fool the Ubuntu breathalyzer" first. rww
Added on: 2011-06-05 00:25:47
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-10-29 05:30:32
Requested 10 times
drunk <deleted>alias drink IdleOne
Added on: 2014-11-12 02:29:10
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2014-11-12 02:30:49
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drown <reply> Ubuntu is not vulnerable to the SSLv2 DROWN attack. Please see https://ubottu.com/y/drown and https://drownattack.com/ for more information. Pici
Added on: 2016-03-01 15:15:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:03:43
Requested 11 times
drink-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Remember folks; don't drink and IRC! LjL
Added on: 2007-12-28 03:07:33
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-20 01:24:08
Requested 161 times
dri direct rendering infrastructure, a framework for allowing direct access to graphics hardware under the X Window System in a safe and efficient manner. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:40:19
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Requested 113 times
dragnslcr: since gparted <deleted>gtk, gksu likely... it gets tricky with kdesudo/gksu genii
Added on: 2009-06-17 13:35:27
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-06-17 13:50:22
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