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ttyerror <reply> If you get an error on boot similar to « /bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off », you can try the fixes proposed at https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/TTYError LjL
Added on: 2007-09-26 18:04:04
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tty ttys <reply> To get to the TTY terminals 1-6, use the keystroke ctrl + alt + F1-F6 respectively (Alt+F7 will get you back to your graphical login). To change the resolution for your TTY, see https://help.ubuntu.…Resolution apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:53:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-11 21:22:04
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tsimonq2-#kubuntu-devel <deleted><reply> fnord wxl
Added on: 2017-03-23 00:07:22
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-03-23 00:16:08
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tsimonq2 <deleted>like the Microsoft paperclip guy. wxl
Added on: 2016-10-28 23:36:32
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2016-10-28 23:38:16
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trusty tahr 14.04 <reply> Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) was the 20th release of Ubuntu. Download at http://releases.ubun…com/14.04/ - CHECK FOR POINT RELEASES at http://releases.ubuntu.com - Release Info: https://wiki.ubuntu.…leaseNotes Pici
Added on: 2013-10-18 19:43:30
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-04-21 16:25:25
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truecrypt <reply> Truecrypt is a free open-source on-the-fly disk encryption software. See https://help.ubuntu.…ddenVolume Pici
Added on: 2008-02-07 20:31:14
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2010-04-17 23:57:46
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trolls-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> People who add factoids repeatedly even after they've been refused once or twice. Also, aubade. LjL
Added on: 2008-10-28 00:29:41
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-06-04 00:37:11
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trolls <deleted><alias> atroll LjL
Added on: 2008-10-28 00:28:27
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-15 09:08:54
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trolling <deleted><alias> atroll tonyyarusso
Added on: 2009-01-18 06:48:22
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Last modified: 2011-01-15 09:08:57
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troll <deleted><alias> atroll tonyyarusso
Added on: 2009-01-18 06:48:59
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-15 09:08:59
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trogdor-#ubuntuforums <reply> http://www.homestarr…ogdor.html Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:36:57
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trivia <deleted><reply> The #ubuntu-trivia channel is a place for testing your brain power and having fun! Join to test your knowledge of your favourite operating system (Ubuntu, of course!) and to keep excercising those cranial muscles. Seveas
Added on: 2006-12-16 17:27:50
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-10-13 03:18:25
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trim ssd <reply> Many Solid State Drives support TRIM, which allows the drive to do garbage collection and improves performance. Ubuntu 14.04 activates it by default. For older versions, see http://askubuntu.com/a/19480 for information on activating it. rww
Added on: 2014-03-29 05:24:27
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-05-16 00:45:48
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tribe6 <deleted><reply> Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) Tribe 6 is not a formal release, but rather a bugfixing milestone. Please see http://tinyurl.com/3ytk9g for more information. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-09-11 14:11:28
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-05-26 16:53:43
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tribalwars <reply> Tribal Wars is a web based browser game. For more information and to learn how to join the other ubunteros playing it, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…TribalWars Mez
Added on: 2007-10-22 00:59:32
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-10-22 00:59:57
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triage-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Triage means ensuring that a bug has all of the necessary information for a developer to start working on it when they have time. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-18 14:25:07
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trash <reply> Your GUI file manager's Trash folder is located at ~/.local/share/Trash/ for files moved to trash from your hard disk and .../.Trash-userid/ on external devices for files moved to trash from the device. LjL
Added on: 2008-04-18 01:11:40
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-19 00:43:28
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translate <reply> Translate Ubuntu into your own language, important translations that are needed are listed first. See https://translations…et/ubuntu/ Seveas
Added on: 2008-01-24 12:41:12
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traffic <reply> NOTICE - There is a lot of traffic in this channel at the moment. Please try to keep your sentences into a single message, avoid repeating the same question multiple times, use http://paste.ubuntu.com for pasting, remember to mention the nickname of the person you're addressing, and join #ubuntu-offtopic for anything that is not Ubuntu support. Thank you for understanding! LjL
Added on: 2006-10-22 01:00:37
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2009-12-14 16:23:57
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trac an open source, enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Look here for a Trac How To on Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.…uTracHowto nalioth
Added on: 2006-08-27 02:11:14
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tr turkish turkey <reply> Turk ubuntu kullanıcıları, Türkçe yardım ya da geyik için /join #ubuntu-tr hizmetinizde. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:43:43
Last edited by gpc
Last modified: 2011-02-10 17:01:06
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torsasl <deleted><alias> tor-gpg Pici
Added on: 2010-08-25 23:53:11
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:02
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torrents-#xubuntu torrents-#xubuntu-offtopic torrents-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Xubuntu $curStable ($curStableNum) torrents can be downloaded from http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent and http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent knome
Added on: 2013-04-25 13:21:05
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-04-25 13:30:41
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torrents-#lubuntu torrents-#lubuntu-offtopic torrents-#lubuntu-devel <reply> Lubuntu $curStable ($curStableNum) torrents can be downloaded from http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent and http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent Unit193
Added on: 2015-05-01 19:29:09
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torrents-#kubuntu <reply>Kubuntu $curStableLong ($curStableNum) torrents can be obtained at http://torrent.ubunt…r/release/ LjL-Temp
Added on: 2008-04-24 16:28:20
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:52:31
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torrents <reply> $curStable can be torrented from http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent or http://torrent.ubunt…so.torrent depending on your needs. Other flavors can be found at http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969 apokryphos
Added on: 2006-10-26 13:27:56
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-04-21 17:46:05
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torrent bittorent bittorrent <reply> Some torrent clients: Transmission (GTK and terminal-based), Deluge-Torrent, Freeloader, BitStormLite, BitTornado-GUI (GTK), KTorrent (KDE), QTorrent (Qt), Azureus/Vuse (Java), !Frostwire (Java), TorrentFlux (web-based), bittornado, rTorrent, cTorrent, bittorrent, aria2 (terminal-based) - FAQ: http://www.bittorren…m/help/faq - See also !P2P Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:03:09
Last edited by oCean
Last modified: 2012-01-14 16:17:16
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torgpg <deleted><alias> tor-gpg Pici
Added on: 2008-06-12 18:09:07
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:04
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tor-sasl <deleted><alias> tor-gpg Tm_T
Added on: 2010-08-14 22:45:41
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:22:58
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tor-gpg <deleted><reply> freenode blocks connections from Tor users on its regular servers. Users registered with nickserv can connect to freenode's Tor hidden service instead; see http://freenode.net/….shtml#tor for instructions. For help, ask in #freenode. nalioth
Added on: 2007-03-14 06:43:29
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:12
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tor-#ubuntu-proxy-users <deleted><alias> hostmask PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 17:50:31
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:41:37
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tor <reply> Tor is a program to route connections through several servers for anonymity. It is in Ubuntu's repositories, but the Tor Project recommends using their Tor packages due to past issues with Ubuntu's. For setup info, see option (2) of https://www.torproje…an.html.en LjL
Added on: 2007-11-04 23:20:20
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:22:05
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topic <reply> Please read the channel topic whenever you enter, as it contains important information. To view it at any time after joining, simply type /topic Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-22 18:02:36
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tonyyarusso <deleted>weird. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-05-12 17:23:26
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2010-10-18 11:42:06
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tony <deleted>practically Canadian tonyyarusso
Added on: 2006-12-24 05:31:13
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-05 19:08:42
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todo-#ubuntu-motu <reply> Looking for something todo? Look no further! Check out https://wiki.ubuntu.…/MOTU/TODO for a quick list of suggestions. jpds
Added on: 2008-07-14 09:55:15
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timevault <reply> TimeVault is a graphical backup tool for GNOME. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…/TimeVault and http://launchpad.net/TimeVault Spec
Added on: 2007-12-27 19:02:52
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time ntp <reply> Information about using and setting your computer's clock on Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…UbuntuTime - See https://help.ubuntu.…e/NTP.html for information on usage of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:11:33
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:41:04
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thunderbird <deleted><reply> Thunderbird is a free email client, capable of close cooperation with Firefox (both by the Mozilla Foundation). To make Thunderbird links open in Firefox, see http://ubuntuforums.…hp?t=60427 gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-21 03:07:12
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:22:36
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thunar a file manager for !Xfce. It is a lightweight alternative to !Nautilus and is quite similar. More info at: http://thunar.xfce.o…index.html - Want to Replace Nautilus with Thunar? See http://psychocats.ne…ilusplease elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-05-01 14:11:07
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:43:12
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threelaws-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Asimov's Three Laws don't apply to IRC bots, silly human! Be afraid! Madpilot
Added on: 2009-05-12 08:25:28
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this-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> not that IdleOne
Added on: 2012-05-12 15:14:43
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-05-12 15:16:15
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themes-#xubuntu xfce-themes themes-#xubuntu-devel <reply> To change your theme in Xubuntu, go to Settings Manager -> Appearance (tabs Style, Icons) and/or Settings Manager -> Window Manager (tab Style). Starting with Xubuntu 13.10, you can control some of your theme colors from Settings Manager -> Theme Configuration. knome
Added on: 2011-08-13 12:48:11
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-10-14 20:18:51
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themes eyecandy theme artwork icandy i-candy eye candy wallpaper art <reply>Find your themes at: http://www.gnome-look.org - http://art.gnome.org - http://www.kde-look.org - http://kubuntu-art.org - http://freecode.com/tags/theme - http://www.guistyles.com - https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Artwork/ - Also see !changethemes and https://help.ubuntu.…tuEyeCandy Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-14 18:27:04
Last edited by daxcat
Last modified: 2016-03-09 06:12:08
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the only os they "support" <deleted>win2k8 and rhel5 popey
Added on: 2010-12-20 16:12:41
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 02:09:11
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the moon <deleted>Waning Gibbous (98% of Full) Pici
Added on: 2011-01-21 02:46:17
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Last modified: 2011-04-06 05:20:09
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the list of reserved commands you have <deleted>a bit nuts rww
Added on: 2014-04-12 22:50:18
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Last modified: 2014-04-12 22:50:32
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the fifth-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I plead the fifth! genii
Added on: 2014-08-15 20:29:56
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the default ubuntu filesystem (ext3) <deleted>engineered to avoid fragmentation issues in most cases, see http://linkpot.net/behead/ for a simple example on how it achieves this.The default Ubuntu filesystem (ext3) is engineered to avoid fragmentation issues in most cases, see http://linkpot.net/behead/ for a simple example on how it achieves this. Pici
Added on: 2008-06-06 15:36:21
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-05-18 23:55:49
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thanks thanks! thank you thankyou ty thanks. thanx ok thanks :) domo arigato thx <reply> You're welcome! But keep in mind I'm just a bot ;-) Mez
Added on: 2006-09-09 08:48:38
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