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sysresccd <reply> SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM. It contains a number of admin tools including gparted and partimage. http://sysresccd.org/Main_Page ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-27 21:16:25
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Last modified: 2007-03-04 12:21:38
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sysinfo-#ubuntuforums <reply> Please do not use sysinfo scripts in this channel. Doing so will result in a warning then ban. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-27 19:25:18
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synopsis-#ubuntu-motu The synopsis line (the short description) should be concise. See http://www.debian.or…g-synopsis for Best Practices. Myrtti
Added on: 2009-01-26 14:08:57
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synergy-#ubuntuforums <reply> Synergy is a means for the best threads on forums around the internet to be read by the masses. When a community admin or one of their delegated usergroups submits a thread, it enters the forum's "submission queue". Once every x hours (this number will be variable and based upon a number of factors) a thread from the queue will be accepted by the system at Zoints.com and then propagated across all Sy PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-08 21:54:59
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syncrequest <reply> Helpful information for filing a sync request can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…estProcess Pici
Added on: 2009-10-15 13:19:44
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synce <reply> Details of setting up synce-serial at: https://help.ubuntu.…ketPCHowto ompaul
Added on: 2006-08-03 11:32:16
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synaptics touchpad <reply> For a comprehensive Synaptics Touchpad guide, see https://help.ubuntu.…csTouchpad apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:12:34
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synaptic <reply> Synaptic is a graphical utility which can install and remove software packages (.deb). For a good howto see https://help.ubuntu.…apticHowto apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:41:59
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Last modified: 2019-02-15 19:57:12
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syn <reply> FIN... FIN!!!... GO AWAY!!! FIN. Spec
Added on: 2007-10-16 22:09:20
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2008-02-20 08:09:36
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swap used to move unused programs and data out of main memory to make your system faster. It can also be used as extra memory if you don't have enough. See https://help.ubuntu.…ty/SwapFaq for more info Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:02:26
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svn Subversion: an open-source revision control system, which aims to be a compelling replacement for CVS. See http://subversion.apache.org/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:19:15
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:20:30
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svg Scalable Vector Graphics, a language used for graphical applications in XML, and a W3 recommendation. SVG Editors: Inkscape, Karbon14 apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:27:51
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surround <reply> If you're having trouble getting surround sound working in Ubuntu, try the instructions on this page: https://help.ubuntu.…roundSound LjL
Added on: 2011-05-30 19:14:25
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supybot-#ubuntu-bots <reply> ubottu is a supybot with custom plugins, for help with other supybot plugins ask in #supybot stdin
Added on: 2009-03-15 13:33:54
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support-#xubuntu <reply> As most of the Ubuntu channels, #xubuntu is English only. A list of the localized Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…_channels. These channels will most probably be able to give Xubuntu support too. For alternative Xubuntu support options, please see http://xubuntu.org/help/. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-11 08:54:11
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Last modified: 2015-12-01 20:48:06
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support-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> This is the Ubuntu Studio development channel. Our official support channel is on #ubuntustudio. Also see https://askubuntu.com IdleOne
Added on: 2013-02-12 12:24:25
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Last modified: 2020-04-26 18:48:39
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support-#ubuntuforums-beginners <reply> This channel is for the Ubuntu Beginners Transitioning team. While we'll be glad to help you, you may find better luck in #ubuntu or one of the more specialised support channels. ompaul
Added on: 2007-03-07 20:00:51
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support-#ubuntuforums <reply> This is the Ubuntu Forums Community Chat, and is mainly used for offtopic conversations. If you are looking for support, please try #ubuntu. Thanks! Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:18:18
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2012-06-30 19:41:36
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support-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu (see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org as well). Please be aware that this channel is mainly for other discussion. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-28 21:19:04
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Last modified: 2014-03-27 19:14:38
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support-#ubuntu-classroom support-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> For general questions or support, please use our support channel, #ubuntu nhandler
Added on: 2010-03-06 13:35:19
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support-#ubuntu+1 offtopic-#ubuntu+1 <reply> #ubuntu+1 handles support for the development version of Ubuntu. Please join #ubuntu for all other Ubuntu support. Chat in #ubuntu-offtopic. Pici
Added on: 2009-05-05 18:55:10
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Last modified: 2009-05-05 18:55:17
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support-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lub…me/support for Telegram. wxl
Added on: 2019-05-03 18:52:40
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support-#lubuntu-devel <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lub…me/support for Telegram. wxl
Added on: 2019-05-03 18:52:19
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support-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://kubuntu.org/support and http://kubuntuforums.org and http://askubuntu.com jussi
Added on: 2013-08-15 12:52:52
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support-#kubuntu-devel <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Pici
Added on: 2009-01-16 19:35:42
Last edited by stdin
Last modified: 2009-01-16 23:18:04
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support-#kubuntu <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://www.kubuntu.c…upport.php Pici
Added on: 2008-07-08 15:59:07
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support <reply>The official ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu. Also see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org and http://askubuntu.com apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:34
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2011-01-20 10:17:22
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superkaramba karamba an application that gives you interactive eye-candy on your desktop. To get themes for it, head over to http://kde-look.org apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:07:06
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sup-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ceiling. Actually, in my case it's the PSU. LjL
Added on: 2009-03-24 17:27:43
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sunbird <reply> Mozilla Sunbird™ is a cross-platform calendar application, built upon Mozilla Toolkit. Our goal is to bring Mozilla-style ease-of-use to your calendar, without tying you to a particular storage solution. Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-10-24 04:29:32
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sudoedit <reply> To edit files with !superuser access using the user's standard editor (as set in the EDITOR !shell variable) and its normal configuration, the command « sudoedit <filename> » is available. It creates a local copy of the file, and runs the editor with the user's permissions. ompaul
Added on: 2007-12-29 21:22:30
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Last modified: 2007-12-29 21:39:01
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sudo rootsudo root password rootpassword su <reply> sudo is a command to run command-line programs with superuser privileges ("root") (also see !cli). Look at https://help.ubuntu.…y/RootSudo for more information. For graphical applications see !pkexec (for older releases: !gksu and !kdesudo). If you're unable to execute commands with sudo see: http://www.psychocat…tu/fixsudo LjL
Added on: 2006-06-25 16:49:59
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-06-25 22:59:22
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subversion an open source application used for revision control. It is sometimes abbreviated to svn in reference to the name of its command line interface. Look here for a Subversion How To on Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.…Subversion nalioth
Added on: 2006-08-27 02:03:51
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stupidbot <deleted>stupid elky_work
Added on: 2008-09-24 06:41:47
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Last modified: 2009-06-10 19:46:10
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studiorepo <reply>All Ubuntu Studio packages are included in the official Ubuntu repos. However, Ubuntu Studio 7.04 had its own custom addon repository. This is no longer supported or available. gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-10-16 13:16:46
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Last modified: 2008-05-18 21:01:47
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studiocd <reply>Ubuntu Studio is only available as an alternate DVD. The LiveCD installer does not meet Ubuntu Studio's requirements at this time. Pici
Added on: 2007-11-04 18:23:28
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Last modified: 2008-09-07 18:07:13
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store shop mug shirt <reply> Buy some Official Ubuntu Merchandise & Professional Support. See https://shop.canonical.com/ Seveas
Added on: 2008-01-24 13:14:46
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stop-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>NOTICE - Please stop NOW. This conversation is making someone uncomfortable. Continuing may result in action being taken. You have been warned. Please /msg ubottu o4o for the rules of #ubuntu-offtopic. elky
Added on: 2009-05-14 07:47:15
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:36:30
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stop <deleted><reply> NOTICE - Please stop this discussion NOW. See !offtopic for things that are inappropriate to discuss in this channel. Continuing will result in action being taken. LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 02:22:14
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Last modified: 2016-03-31 07:05:33
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stoned <reply> JUST SAY NO! genii
Added on: 2014-07-29 05:01:18
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stfu <deleted><alias> noob Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:26:53
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Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:40:41
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stevenk <deleted><reply> Here is the Cleaner of the archive, and killer of NBS! Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-10-18 04:02:27
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Last modified: 2011-06-06 00:08:28
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steam <reply> Valve have officially announced that they are developing Steam and are working with !ubuntu during their development, see http://blogs.valveso…-penguins/ for further details, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve for install instructions, you can also join #ubuntu-steam for discussion. gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-21 03:00:16
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2013-02-12 02:25:54
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status-#ubuntuone <reply>https://wiki.ubuntu.…One/Status jussi
Added on: 2010-05-31 21:04:54
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stats-#ubuntuforums <reply>Some fun statistics for this channel can be found at https://unit193.net/…orums.html IdleOne
Added on: 2013-08-03 05:39:51
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Last modified: 2017-02-23 00:02:33
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stats-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Statistics for #ubuntu-uk: http://ubuntu-uk.org/ircstats/ tsimpson
Added on: 2011-03-11 13:47:49
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stats-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Some fun statistics for this channel can be found on http://ircstats.tony…topic.html tonyyarusso
Added on: 2010-11-20 08:07:19
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-28 03:13:12
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startup-#kubuntu <reply> To make programs start up automatically when you log into your KDE session, run all programs that you want to be started and close all other programs, then select 'Save Session' in the K menu. Alternatively, create a !symlink to the wanted program in ~/.kde/Autostart - See !boot for starting non-interactive programs at boot LjL
Added on: 2007-12-15 15:47:48
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startup session <reply> To add programs to start up when you log into your Gnome session go to System>Preferences>Sessions and use the Startup Programs tab. For more information, see https://help.ubuntu.…ionStartup - See !boot for starting non-interactive programs at boot gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-21 03:02:52
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-06-01 18:39:55
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standup-#lubuntu-devel @tsimonq2 @lynorian @HMollerCl @aptghetto @teward001 @SamuelBanya @kc2bez @The_LoudSpeaker wxl[m] guiverc it's 2100 UTC Thursday which means it's time for the Lubuntu Development standup meeting. Please announce yourself for roll call! Afterwards, in order of announcement, post your items and be sure to mention when you're done. wxl
Added on: 2019-05-02 21:36:34
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Last modified: 2019-07-11 21:18:42
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