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serverguide guide <reply> The Ubuntu server guide may be found at http://help.ubuntu.c…rverguide/ jpds
Added on: 2008-07-20 19:30:54
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:43:00
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servergui <reply> Ubuntu server does not install a desktop environment or X11 by default in order to enhance security, efficiency and performance. !eBox provides a GUI system management option via a web interface. See https://help.ubuntu.…/ServerGUI for more background and options. Seveas
Added on: 2008-03-13 16:49:00
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server-network networkcli network-cli clinetwork <reply> For help setting up networking on Ubuntu Server, see https://help.ubuntu.…ommandLine ompaul
Added on: 2008-04-14 21:51:09
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:27:11
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server ubuntu-server <reply> Ubuntu Server Edition is a release of Ubuntu designed especially for server environments, including a server specific !kernel and no !GUI. The install CD contains many server applications. Current !LTS version is !$curLTS ($curLTSLong $curLTSNum) - More info: http://www.ubuntu.co…veredition - Guide: https://help.ubuntu.…erverguide - Support in #ubuntu-server Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:25:07
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:39:57
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sense commonsense common sense stable works for me <reply> Common Sense: Just because you can, does not mean you should. Think before you do. "Works for me" does not mean it is ok. The latest version of everything is not always useful if you aim for stability. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:43:11
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selinux <reply> SELinux is available on Ubuntu, but not officially supported. Ubuntu uses another security framework by default, see https://help.ubuntu.…y/AppArmor LjL
Added on: 2007-11-06 00:07:16
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seenserv <deleted><alias> seen Myrtti
Added on: 2008-05-25 14:25:57
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-04-28 23:40:57
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seeker <deleted><reply> Something stupid this way comes Seeker`
Added on: 2009-04-01 19:56:25
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-12-11 17:26:49
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security <reply> Security Updates are dealt with here: https://help.ubuntu.…y/Security - See also !root, !firewall, !server, and !usn LjL
Added on: 2007-01-31 19:20:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-02-16 22:21:16
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section <reply> Please see http://www.debian.or…ubsections for a list of valid sections that you can use in your debian/control file, for debian packaging Hobbsee
Added on: 2009-01-06 02:22:25
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seamonkey <reply> Seamonkey, formerly known as "Mozilla Application Suite", is available at http://www.mozilla.o…seamonkey/ with install instructions for ubuntu at http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=186011 Seveas
Added on: 2007-03-31 13:52:30
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se sv swedish sweden <reply> Svensk Ubuntu- och Kubuntustöd hittar du i #ubuntu-se resp. #kubuntu-se. Tack! Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:34:23
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-09-23 10:48:50
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scrolling <deleted><alias> enter LjL
Added on: 2006-12-11 23:22:13
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:31:13
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screenshots-#edubuntu <deleted><reply> Screenshots of Edubuntu 7.04 are available at http://shots.osdir.c…mp;slide=1 bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-10 07:33:04
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-05-26 16:53:10
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screenshot imagebin screenshots <reply> Screenshots can be made with the [PrtScr] button. Want to show us a screenshot of your problem? Upload an image to http://imgur.com/ and link the created page here. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:00:09
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-08-30 22:34:06
Requested 1147 times
screenlets <deleted><reply> Screenlets are little widgets for your !desktop. Note you must have a compositing window manager such as !Compiz Fusion, xcompmgr, or KWin to run them. You can get them at http://www.screenlets.org/ LjL
Added on: 2007-09-22 16:38:11
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:35:58
Requested 137 times
screenlet <deleted><alias> screenlets Pici
Added on: 2008-04-14 15:38:30
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:35:56
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screencast record desktop screencasts <reply> Some programs to capture your screen are Kazam, Vokoscreen & Simple Screen Recorder. Also ffmpeg/libav with x11grab option on the command line. Also see https://wiki.ubuntu.…reenCasts. jrib
Added on: 2007-06-02 14:03:35
Last edited by Pricey
Last modified: 2014-01-16 16:29:46
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screen-#ubuntu-server <deleted><reply> Screen is a window manager for terminal sessions, also useful over SSH. The 'screen-profiles' package provides very useful additional utilities. See https://help.ubuntu.…ity/Screen LjL
Added on: 2009-03-03 17:00:12
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-09-07 11:25:59
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screen a window manager for terminal sessions, also useful over SSH. The 'byobu' package provides very useful additional utilities. See https://help.ubuntu.…ity/Screen apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:26:30
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-09-07 11:26:18
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scp winscp a secure way of copying files across networks using !SSH. Usage: scp filename user@host:filename - WinSCP is a client for Windows, available at http://winscp.net/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:35:53
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:40:56
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scope redundancy <reply> We don't need factoids for *everything*, or ten factoids for the same thing ;) LjL
Added on: 2008-02-14 16:27:14
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-27 01:55:07
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scoobysnacks <reply> I prefer botsnacks, but thanks for the thought. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-29 13:34:30
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scoobysnack-#ubuntuforums <reply> Yuck! PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-17 21:37:04
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sco <deleted><reply> Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahaha!!!!! Seveas
Added on: 2007-08-15 21:07:02
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-26 02:34:11
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scim <reply> Chinese, Japanese, Korean Language input. See http://wiki.ubuntu.com/SCIM Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:25:49
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schedule-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><reply> A schedule of Utopic Unicorn (14.10) release milestones can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…seSchedule genii
Added on: 2014-10-21 15:31:43
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-10-23 18:38:39
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schedule-#ubuntu-classroom schedule-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> To view the upcoming Ubuntu Classroom schedule, visit the Learning Events Calendar at http://fridge.ubuntu…classroom/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-03-05 05:10:38
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-12-23 02:53:43
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schedule-#ubuntu+1 <reply> A schedule of $curDevelLong ($curDevelNum) release milestones can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…seSchedule Pici
Added on: 2008-04-04 19:29:38
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-03-15 04:26:29
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schedule <deleted><reply> A schedule of Trusty Tahr (14.04) release milestones can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…seSchedule Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-05 20:51:52
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2014-02-18 17:46:18
Requested 177 times
scanning xsane scan sane <reply> Scanning software: Simple-Scan (GNOME), Xsane, the GIMP (GNOME), Kooka (KDE). For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.…nningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.…tsScanners - See also !OCR Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:33:36
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 04:13:46
Requested 431 times
scanners <reply> Scanning software: XSane, the GIMP (GNOME), Skanlite (KDE). For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.…nningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.…tsScanners - See also !OCR Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-07 15:23:25
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-11-05 11:59:40
Requested 8 times
scanner <reply> Scanning software: simple-scan (GNOME), Gwenview (KDE), Xsane. For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.…nningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.…tsScanners - See also !OCR apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:34:05
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2010-05-08 15:37:43
Requested 43 times
sbuild a system to easily build packages in a clean schroot environment. To get started with SBuild, see https://help.ubuntu.…ldLVMHowto LaserJock
Added on: 2007-11-21 06:52:27
Last edited by Hobbsee
Last modified: 2007-11-21 06:53:02
Requested 24 times
sbackup a tool to create complete and/or incremental backups (which can be scheduled to be automatic, and can be done over a network). It is available in !Universe LjL
Added on: 2006-12-13 19:57:48
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sausage-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><alias> worst-#ubuntu-offtopic Pici
Added on: 2008-02-21 04:12:59
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:36:13
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saucy salamander 13.10 <reply> Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) was the 19th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on July 17th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and http://ubottu.com/y/saucy Pici
Added on: 2013-04-25 16:29:47
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-07-14 12:53:13
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sanity-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>The statistics on sanity is that one out of every four persons are suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best friends — if they’re okay, then it’s you. Amaranth
Added on: 2009-01-28 05:28:43
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sandwich-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>we only have fish tacos and grape soda IdleOne
Added on: 2017-03-30 18:51:29
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2017-03-30 18:57:40
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samba swat smb <reply> Samba is the way to cooperate with Windows environments. Links with more info: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ermanently and https://help.ubuntu.…samba.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:57:50
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:34:16
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sabdfl sabdlf markshuttleworth mark mark shuttlworth mark shuttleworth shuttleworth <reply> Mark "sabdfl" Shuttleworth is our favourite cosmonaut, the founder of Canonical and the primary driver behind Ubuntu. You can find pieces of his thinking at http://www.markshutt…eworth.com Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-23 11:44:04
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sa2 <reply> للغة العربية رجاء انظم #ubuntu-sa ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-02 17:07:18
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sa <reply> For the Saudi Arabia team : /join #ubuntu-sa : للانظمام الى قناة الفريق السعودي - For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-02 16:44:02
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-09-30 14:28:05
Requested 388 times
s regex <deleted>*horridly* broken mneptok
Added on: 2009-11-24 04:58:23
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-12-11 20:18:22
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s around, #ubuntu-bots-devel <deleted>always a good place, but everyone seems away at the moment ikonia
Added on: 2011-04-14 19:42:00
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-14 19:42:23
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s !search <deleted>for factoids anyway. Pici
Added on: 2010-09-20 17:29:49
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-09-20 17:30:41
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runlevels runlevel <reply> In Ubuntu all runlevels except 0,1 and 6 are by default equal. Also keep in mind that Ubuntu now uses !Upstart instead of System V init so there is normally no /etc/inittab. Pici
Added on: 2008-11-17 16:12:48
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ruby-#kubuntu-offtopic python-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ruby better than python, that's a fact tsimpson
Added on: 2009-04-21 22:57:19
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ru russian russia <reply> Пожалуйста наберите /join #ubuntu-ru для получения помощи на русском языке. | Pozhalujsta naberite /join #ubuntu-ru dlya polucheniya pomoshi na russkom yazyke. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:15:55
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2011-08-07 10:13:45
Requested 5612 times
rtfm <deleted><alias> noob Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:26:59
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2017-06-08 13:16:50
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