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lgpl the Lesser GPL, formerly called the Library GPL. See http://www.gnu.org/l…/lgpl.html apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:36:34
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marillat a repository created for Debian. Please don't use it on Ubuntu. Consider using !medibuntu Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:10:37
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Last modified: 2009-01-06 03:55:22
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newfglrx fglrxmissing <reply> Ubuntu 16.04 and above do not contain AMD's proprietary "fglrx" video driver. Please use radeon or amdgpu instead (see https://help.ubuntu.…deonDriver ). We do not recommend or support downloading fglrx from other sources; please do not ask for help with it here. dax
Added on: 2016-04-16 05:12:35
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badlock <reply> The samba fixes for the badlock vulnerability are currently being tested. For more info see http://badlock.org and https://ubottu.com/y/badlock/ Pici
Added on: 2016-04-12 17:47:21
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ubuntustudio-devel devel-#ubuntustudio contribute-#ubuntustudio ubuntustudio-contribute ubuntustudio-dev <reply> If you want to contribute to Ubuntu Studio, please visit #ubuntustudio-devel or join the mailing list from https://lists.ubuntu…udio-devel tsimpson
Added on: 2012-08-30 09:32:38
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nyan-#ubuntu-offtopic $hr$nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan <deleted><reply>nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan Flannel
Added on: 2011-06-17 07:34:04
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Last modified: 2011-09-25 06:49:55
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autobleh an !irssi helper script for IRC channel ops and network staff. See http://autobleh.proj…ctnet.org/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-07-23 01:06:35
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Last modified: 2011-05-19 22:00:44
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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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amaranth-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Why so serious? Amaranth
Added on: 2009-03-11 01:35:23
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ops-#ubuntu-fi <reply> ninnnu, ath, Reaby, Nakkel, Vililikku, Tm_T, Myrtti, mjr, Koffa, Mirv, Telep, rhkfin tai heikki! AAAPPPUUUUVA! apuva, apuva aaapuuuva! Myrtti
Added on: 2008-09-01 13:35:53
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firefox3 <deleted><alias> ff3 Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-05-11 10:11:04
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gift a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols by means of plug-ins. It's available in !Universe. Clients include gifTui, giFToxic (GTK), Apollon (KDE), giFTcurs (terminal-based) - See also !P2P LjL
Added on: 2007-11-03 00:35:09
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rtf <reply> Software packages to deal with the RTF format include: abiword, catdoc, unrtf, latex2rtf (for parsing), enscript, aft, sdf, udo, wv (for creating) LjL
Added on: 2007-11-02 15:36:40
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bug-#ubuntu-devel <reply> If you find a bug in Ubuntu or any of its derivatives, please file a bug report at: http://bugs.ubuntu.com/ IRC is not a good medium to report bugs and this channel is for development coordination. Seveas
Added on: 2007-04-20 21:46:35
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ichthux <deleted><reply> Ichthux (Linux for Christians) is an unofficial Kubuntu derivative. See http://www.ichthux.com/ LjL
Added on: 2006-12-19 02:18:04
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ecryptfs <reply> EcryptFS is a file system encryption. It is deprecated since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, see bug 1756840 for details. Use full disk encryption (dmcrypt-luks) instead. hggdh
Added on: 2019-02-10 16:09:39
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systemd-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everyone arguing about systemd is wrong. See http://uselessd.dark…tiSystemd/ and ask a chanop to do @random systemd sysvinit to decide a winner. rww
Added on: 2014-10-21 19:13:02
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Last modified: 2016-02-09 00:33:35
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uos uds <reply> The Ubuntu Online Summit will be held between 10th June - 12 June 2014. See http://summit.ubuntu…/uos-1406/ for agenda and participation information. Pici
Added on: 2014-06-11 14:20:15
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lola <deleted><reply> the phone and tablet demo includes contacts and messages from fictional design personas, it can be removed https://wiki.ubuntu.…le_content AlanBell
Added on: 2013-02-21 23:51:18
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paidapps usc <reply> Information about purchasing applications from the Ubuntu Software Centre including refunds, reinstalls and license keys can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…munity/Pay AlanBell
Added on: 2012-09-19 10:15:58
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8ball-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Outlook not so good. mutt better. rww
Added on: 2011-01-05 08:29:01
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botdoc <reply> Documentation on the custom plugins for ubottu and clones is located at https://ubottu.com/d…ki/Plugins | Documentation for the official !Supybot plugins is located at https://ubottu.com/d…l/supydoc/ tsimpson_
Added on: 2010-10-21 19:00:40
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men-#ubuntu-women men-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> Yes, men exist within the Ubuntu Women Project. nhandler
Added on: 2010-08-13 21:38:19
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gobby multiplayer gedit Mez
Added on: 2009-03-03 20:18:24
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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
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maybe <reply> See !lies LjL
Added on: 2008-10-27 22:47:38
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maple <reply> To install Maple, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Maple jrib
Added on: 2008-05-04 18:50:10
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moblock <reply> info in detail is on this wiki page: https://help.ubuntu.…ty/MoBlock ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-01 00:59:27
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5-a-day 5aday a community event where each person will take 5 bugs a day and work on them. Everyone is invited to help no matter your abilities! More information available at https://wiki.ubuntu.…om/5-A-Day nixternal
Added on: 2008-02-18 21:31:26
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merging merge-o-matic merge <reply>Merging is the process of including changes from other distributions (most commonly Debian) into Ubuntu packages, and is typically a major focus at the beginning of each Ubuntu development cycle. Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.…nt/Merging for more information. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-02 03:01:28
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techboard tb <reply> You can contact the technical board via email on technical-board AT lists DOT ubuntu DOT com Mez
Added on: 2007-10-16 21:04:43
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modeabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ops are bored and having a bit of fun... bear with us... they'll find something to code soon enough... PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:49:43
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biarch <reply> A BiArch 64-bit system is one that comes with a complete 32-bit package system, as well. This means that you can run 32bit packages as well on your 64-bit install apokryphos
Added on: 2006-10-26 17:57:39
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wink a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software. Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users || http://www.debugmode.com/wink/ Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-10-07 19:33:39
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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:41:50
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ftbs an Acronym for Failed To Build from Source imbrandon
Added on: 2006-09-23 01:03:14
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counter <deleted><reply>The Ubuntu Counter is where Ubuntu (based) systems can go to get their machine counted. Get counted at http://ubuntucounter…phical.net Madpilot
Added on: 2006-08-31 09:01:29
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ツ-#ubuntu-offtopic the katakana character 'tsu' - often abused as smiley by Seveas and a truckload of other copycats ッ Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-11 01:25:26
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xfce <reply> Xfce is a lightweight and configurable desktop environment used by !Xubuntu. Read more at http://xfce.org/ gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-29 02:46:25
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Last modified: 2015-07-08 00:45:25
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xauthority <reply> If the .Xauthority file in your home directory has the wrong permissions (usually due to misuse of sudo), you may be unable to log in. To fix, change to a virtual terminal with Ctrl-Alt-F3, log in with your normal username and password, run rm ~/.Xauthority* and then reboot. dax
Added on: 2019-04-22 05:03:12
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kxstudio <reply> KXStudio is an Ubuntu-based operating system and a repository for Debian-based operating systems for audio production. Development is on hiatus until late-2019 as of this writing. It is not supported by Ubuntu or Ubuntu Studio, and using its repo is discouraged. Support in #kxstudio. hggdh
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lowlatency <reply> The lowlatency kernel is a special Ubuntu kernel build with modifications for systems which require low latency when communicating with some hardware, such as some Audio devices. Included with Ubuntu Studio by default. hggdh
Added on: 2019-02-10 16:12:33
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lunix-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> LUnix is a Little Unix for your Commodore 64, dust it off and visit http://lunix.c64.org/ for details! genii
Added on: 2014-10-10 16:10:37
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foocoin bitcoin dogecoin cgminer <reply> Ubuntu's repositories do not include clients for most cryptocurrencies. You will need to use a !PPA or !compile from source to get them. Since neither of these options is officially supported, consider asking your cryptocurrency's IRC channel (see !alis) for help. rww
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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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test-#ubuntu-bots-devel <reply> test $nick $chan $curLTS $who m4v
Added on: 2011-08-03 20:29:12
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Last modified: 2011-08-03 20:36:51
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quietwebchat <reply> To ignore joins, parts and quits from being displayed in the freenode webchat, from the menu in the upper left, select options and then tick the "Hide JOINS/PARTS/QUITS" checkbox. This setting applies to all channels that you are in. Pici
Added on: 2011-07-19 16:49:32
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Last modified: 2011-07-19 16:49:58
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pwreset <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.…stPassword Corey
Added on: 2011-05-24 20:01:29
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lockdown <reply> Looking to lockdown your users' GNOME environment? Check out http://library.gnome…ent-guide/ - GNOME's Sysadmin guide may also be helpful: http://library.gnome…de/stable/ Pici
Added on: 2011-01-11 17:08:28
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seeker <deleted><reply> Something stupid this way comes Seeker`
Added on: 2009-04-01 19:56:25
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Last modified: 2009-12-11 17:26:49
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dad <deleted><reply> DaD was an alternative to !mom and has been shutdown in February 2009, see http://dad.dunnewind…et/end.php Pici
Added on: 2009-01-29 20:18:36
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