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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
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Last modified: 2011-05-26 16:53:10
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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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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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kopete-icq-aim <deleted><reply> Due to a bug within Kopete's AIM/ICQ plugin, Kopete will not connect correctly to AIM/ICQ. Working versions can be found at: http://ubuntu.lnix.n…opete-fix/ fdoving
Added on: 2006-11-09 00:24:01
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Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:28:55
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ops-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - pleia2, Unit193. gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-08-04 00:45:01
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Last modified: 2019-10-14 12:40:51
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buntudot $hr$buntudot.org also runs a 3rd party Repository of ubuntu software see : http://www.buntudot.org/howtos/buntudotorg-repositories/ <deleted><reply> http://www.buntudot.org is a 3rd party *buntu news website with articles, reviews, how-to’s, and links for all the buntu's ( not affiliated or run by Canonical Ltd. ) imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-13 21:25:27
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Last modified: 2010-04-26 02:46:26
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ifrename <reply> ifrename allows you to rename interfaces at boot based on various criteria such as driver, mac address, etc. 'man ifrename' and 'man iftab' for details on configuration. imbrandon
Added on: 2006-06-27 04:00:58
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es-#lubuntu <reply> En este canal de lubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #lubuntu-es; escriba " /join #lubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. wxl
Added on: 2019-09-23 23:08:42
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16.04.2 rescheduled to February 16th due to several last minute issues with building and testing the ISOs. You can install the 16.04(.1) ISOs and run the updates if you are in a hurry. dax
Added on: 2017-02-14 01:26:40
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ubuntu-make a command line tool which allows you to download the latest version of popular developer tools like android sdk and others. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…buntu-make k1l
Added on: 2016-03-17 01:12:31
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doesn't work-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Doesn't work is a strong statement. Does it sit on the couch all day? Does it want more money? Is it on IRC all the time? Please be specific! Examples of what doesn't work tend to help too. Flannel
Added on: 2014-04-22 02:57:13
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tempopabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> rww is a bad op. IdleOne
Added on: 2013-05-25 05:30:30
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Last modified: 2016-02-11 08:08:12
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lies-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> 50% of this is true. IdleOne
Added on: 2013-03-10 23:07:27
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downtime <deleted><reply> Canonical is currently moving some servers, there will be downtime throughout this weekend. See http://fridge.ubuntu…ouncement/ elky
Added on: 2012-08-18 11:31:23
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Last modified: 2012-09-08 12:56:11
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meetingology a bot that runs !meetings and produces minutes - information at https://wiki.ubuntu.…etingology elky
Added on: 2011-09-06 07:24:08
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banhammer-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>http://i.imgur.com/BkaOF.png Flannel
Added on: 2011-07-04 05:30:37
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Last modified: 2011-07-16 04:01:07
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nasty <reply> It is spelt !naTTy :) IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:25:54
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oneko-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> oneko is the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! rww
Added on: 2011-01-23 04:44:06
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10.4 <reply> Its 10.04!! Pici
Added on: 2010-05-06 13:21:43
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preinstalled <reply>Looking for a system with Ubuntu preinstalled? see: https://help.ubuntu.…-installed jussi
Added on: 2010-04-20 17:01:59
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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
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Last modified: 2010-06-18 21:50:55
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offtopic-#kubuntu-devel <reply> #kubuntu-devel is the development channel for Kubuntu, please use #kubuntu for support questions and #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks stdin
Added on: 2008-12-20 14:41:02
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mjg59 <reply> mjg59 says that !ultamatix is "nowhere near the most condescending or belittling thing I've written about someone else's software." elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-11-05 09:29:17
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Last modified: 2011-05-26 02:21:06
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fixed <reply> It's fixed! stdin
Added on: 2008-09-10 23:16:12
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uwn <reply> The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter may be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Newsletter jpds
Added on: 2008-07-26 19:49:25
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xubuntu-compiz <deleted><reply> You can find an excellent tutorial on how to configure Xubuntu with compiz at http://xubuntublog.w…y-xubuntu/ Flannel
Added on: 2008-07-21 06:01:23
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Last modified: 2013-11-10 17:09:56
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1sustainableresource <deleted><reply> the only everlasting, sustainable resources are human stupidity, ignorance and avarice. nickrud
Added on: 2008-07-12 01:27:35
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Last modified: 2009-02-18 17:46:11
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badhostmask <reply> This is not the channel you intended to join. You have been redirected here because your nickname, username or hostname contains unacceptable language (see « /msg $nick language »). Please change it, then reconnect to join the correct channel. LjL
Added on: 2007-12-26 17:27:29
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Last modified: 2013-02-28 17:00:52
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ops-#ubuntu-nl <reply> Help! profoX, JanC, Seveas, defrysk, joolz, SWAT of wdh! Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:16:28
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newstome ohh wow, I missed the 11 o'clock bulletin ompaul
Added on: 2007-08-04 17:53:23
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meetings-#edubuntu meeting-#edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu meetings are (usually) held weekly on Wednesdays, alternating between 12:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC. « @schedule » may show when the next one will be, otherwise check the !fridge. All welcome! bimberi
Added on: 2007-04-19 06:35:59
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Last modified: 2007-05-02 22:57:54
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kickstart <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.…4/apb.html - See also !cloning LJL
Added on: 2007-03-21 01:00:32
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Last modified: 2014-12-04 23:22:27
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library packaging guide lib-p-g <reply> http://www.netfort.g…guide.html fdoving
Added on: 2007-03-18 00:50:56
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ops-#ubuntu-ohio <reply>Help! jacobmp92, meatballhat, rrittenhouse, PWill or Vorian. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 01:05:05
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nonxgl noxgl a script that allows you to run applications which require direct rendering under XGL (e.g. OpenGL games). It only works with nVidia cards. More information here: http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=176636 Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-20 18:25:23
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kdeincludes <reply> To install the kde includes, install the kde-devel package. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:44:06
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mds <reply> Microarchitectural Data Sampling is a security issue with Intel processors. Update your system to receive the kernel and microcode patches. Visit https://wiki.ubuntu.…geBase/MDS for more info and recommendations. dax
Added on: 2019-05-15 16:56:23
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tsimonq2-#kubuntu-devel <deleted><reply> fnord wxl
Added on: 2017-03-23 00:07:22
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Last modified: 2017-03-23 00:16:08
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yup-#xubuntu-devel <reply> yakkety yak, ackety ack, yuppety yup knome
Added on: 2016-04-22 20:15:39
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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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willy <reply> It is spelt !wiLy :) Pici
Added on: 2015-05-04 14:43:35
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lpstatus <reply> If PPAs or other Launchpad services seem unavailable, please check https://twitter.com/…hpadstatus to see if there is a current issue which is already known genii
Added on: 2014-06-15 03:24:33
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canibeanop-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Maybe. Flannel
Added on: 2013-08-18 01:02:30
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Last modified: 2014-01-08 19:42:14
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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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admingroup <reply> Up through Ubuntu 11.10, administrator privileges using sudo was granted to the "admin" Unix group. In Ubuntu 12.04, privileges are granted to the "sudo" group, for consistency with upstream and Debian. For compatibility, the "admin" group will continue to have access in 12.04. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2012-05-04 20:50:58
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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
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:54:11
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benchmark <reply> Packages for bechmarking your system include bonnie++ (for drives), glmark2 (for 3D graphics), netperf (for networking), mbw (for memory) - For more, issue the !terminal command « apt-cache search benchmark » - See also !testing LjL
Added on: 2012-01-21 13:01:15
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Last modified: 2012-01-21 13:05:51
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ucp <deleted><reply> Ubuntu Certified Professional is a training course for systems administrators who need to deploy Ubuntu in an office environment. More: http://www.ubuntu.co…ofessional h00k
Added on: 2011-09-19 18:58:55
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:50:43
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za <reply> Do you need help with Ubuntu or Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Type /join #ubuntu-za or /join #kubuntu-za - Het jy hulp nodig het met Ubuntu of Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Tik /join #ubuntu-za of /join #kubuntu-za. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-09-07 10:39:36
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onirc <reply> It's onEirIc! rww
Added on: 2011-05-30 23:13:54
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