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homie colloquialism <reply> Slang and colloquialisms are not proper English. Please use proper English in our channels to make it easy for those who have it as a second language. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-01-05 05:25:40
Last edited by elkbuntu
Last modified: 2008-01-05 05:39:30
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lolcats <deleted><reply> i iz so bored of lolcats. speek english! LjL
Added on: 2007-12-22 22:31:46
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:38:50
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edonkey <reply> eDonkey clients: aMule (GTK, stand-alone), mldonkey-gui (GTK, based on MLDonkey), KMLDonkey (KDE, based on MLDonkey) - See also !P2P LjL
Added on: 2007-11-03 00:23:18
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-11-03 00:29:31
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ddebs <reply> Debugging symbol packages (ending in '-dbgsym') are available in a separate !APT repository at ddebs.ubuntu.com - more info at https://wiki.ubuntu.…20Packages Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-22 04:07:44
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-03-03 23:10:15
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girls-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> girls are the #1 reason for distractions PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 16:40:01
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-25 18:48:57
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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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udev rules <reply> Ever wanted to make your USB-stick /dev/usbstick? Go to http://reactivated.n…rules.html to learn more about this feature. uniq
Added on: 2006-07-06 22:32:04
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14.10 <reply> Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) was the 21st release of Ubuntu. Support ended on July 23rd, 2015. See !eol and https://ubottu.com/y/utopic Pici
Added on: 2014-04-23 17:33:34
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2018-01-21 23:50:38
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optimus <reply> Ubuntu uses nvidia-prime to support optimus videocards. knome
Added on: 2014-01-04 20:24:59
Last edited by k1l
Last modified: 2016-03-15 22:51:02
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conga-rats <reply> ♫ samba rumba bueno la conga cha cha cha knome
Added on: 2012-01-26 23:34:15
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-08-17 22:40:33
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pamerror pamerr <reply> If you're receiving 404 errors while updating pam today, the developers have identified a package regression and have pulled the update. For details see https://launchpad.ne…ugs/790538 Pici
Added on: 2011-05-31 13:02:22
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-05-31 13:09:22
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bothelp <reply> For ubottu usage instructions see https://wiki.ubuntu.…UbuntuBots | For help with ubottu plugins for supybot, please ask in #ubuntu-bots stdin
Added on: 2009-03-15 13:32:10
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:45:41
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contribute-#xubuntu <reply> To see how you can help out with Xubuntu, please see http://xubuntu.org/contribute/ - additionally, you can join the devleoper channel #xubuntu-devel and introduce yourself (we'll reply when we're around) LjL
Added on: 2007-11-27 00:49:04
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-12-03 01:40:46
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richtlijnen coc-#ubuntu-nl <reply> Richtlijnen voor het verblijf in #ubuntu-nl vind je op http://www.ubuntu-nl…hap/regels Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:11:27
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:47:12
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answers <reply> Answers to various questions can be found at http://answers.launc…net/ubuntu Spec
Added on: 2007-06-22 04:31:28
Last edited by Spec
Last modified: 2007-06-22 04:33:06
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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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build-dep builddep a handy APT tool that will try to automatically install build (compile) dependencies for you. In the terminal: sudo apt-get build-dep package apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:47:16
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web3.0-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Welcome to - http://html5zombo.com/ Pici
Added on: 2011-09-07 19:54:45
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weather-#ubuntu-offtopic attic-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue. Flannel
Added on: 2011-06-07 03:11:58
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ubuntu-#kubuntu <reply> Ubuntu is a complete Linux-based operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. It is developed by a large community and we invite you to participate too! - Ubuntu comes with the GNOME interface. To install that from Kubuntu install the ubuntu-desktop package. Pici
Added on: 2008-10-24 19:28:37
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-10-24 19:30:33
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lb <reply> The Lebanese LoCo team is only a couple of clicks away. Discover its flavor in #ubuntu-lb jrib
Added on: 2008-08-30 16:27:28
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-08-30 16:43:37
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splash-#kubuntu <reply> To change your KDE splash screen go to System Settings -> Appearance -> Splash Screen stdin
Added on: 2008-06-18 03:43:26
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-10-30 01:34:00
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soulseek <reply> SoulSeek clients: Nicotine (GTK), Museeq (KDE), Mucous (terminal-based) - See also !P2P LjL
Added on: 2007-11-03 00:29:09
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-11-03 00:29:23
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back <reply>Hurray, I've rejoined the channel. Too many bugs :) Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-10-19 18:48:39
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guidelines-#ubuntuforums <reply> See https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines & https://launchpad.ne…duct/1.0.1 PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-22 00:09:53
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:45:27
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cubuntu <deleted>an unofficial command-line based Ubuntu derivative. It includes a browser, an email client, a media player and many other useful applications. For installation instructions, see http://alecjw.google…lineubuntu LjL
Added on: 2006-12-28 21:34:32
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:39:24
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floss Free Libre Open Source Software. See !freedom apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:29:16
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eft a newt in its terrestrial stage of development - the release after Dapper is called Edgy Eft. For information and pictures of efts/newts, see http://en.wikipedia.…/wiki/Newt or try !edgy Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:41:14
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ubuntustudio-backports <reply> The Ubuntu Studio Backports PPA is required for users of Ubuntu Studio to receive LTS support for Ubuntu Studio 18.04, and for #ubuntustudio to support users of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and its flavors using !jack. For more info, see https://help.ubuntu.…kportsPPA, !ubuntustudio-controls, and !ubuntustudio-installer dax
Added on: 2019-04-23 23:54:52
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-04-24 00:03:10
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isitout-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Yes, and sit out you shall. Flannel
Added on: 2014-04-17 08:21:53
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lts-#xubuntu <reply> LTS means Long Term Support. LTS versions of Xubuntu will be supported for 3 years. The current LTS version is !$curLTS ($curLTSLong $curLTSNum) knome
Added on: 2012-09-02 01:16:07
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currentissues <deleted><reply>The titlebar buttons have switched to the left during the development phase of Lucid. No need for alarm! The developers are testing this and listening to user feedback. The final decision about the position will be made after beta. Kindly be patient. For more insight, read : http://www.ivankamaj…com/?p=281 tsimpson
Added on: 2009-12-01 08:01:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-03-31 15:52:28
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notes <reply> Ubuntu $curStableNum ($curStableLong) release notes can be found here: https://ubottu.com/y…$curStable Pici
Added on: 2008-10-30 18:29:35
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-10-13 15:27:39
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lazy <deleted><reply> But perhaps operators are lazy, and would rather wait for you to submit a good factoid entry instead... LjL
Added on: 2007-12-28 03:07:01
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:13:18
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elkbuntu <deleted>cute Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-20 17:12:46
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2009-06-13 12:48:45
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bootlog <reply> To get a more verbose log of the boot process, remove "quiet" and "splash" from the kernel boot parameters and add "debug systemd.log_level=info". For info on editing kernel boot parameters, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…Parameters hggdh
Added on: 2019-07-29 16:30:49
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-23 18:45:26
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eir <deleted>a utility bot for managing ban expiration. For usage instructions, see http://freenode.net/eir.shtml . For source code, see https://dev.freenode…ojects/eir rww
Added on: 2011-08-17 06:47:14
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:24:02
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icqbug <deleted><reply> If you use Hardy or Gutsy, and are getting the message "The client version you are using is too old" when conneting to ICQ with Pidgin, please check for new updates. Pici
Added on: 2008-07-02 16:06:33
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 02:32:01
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fail-#ubuntu-ops <reply>FAILZ! jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-09 14:33:56
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-06-09 14:34:07
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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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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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3dchess <reply> If you are trying to enable 3d effects in the GNOME chess game, please see https://launchpad.ne…bugs/71593 jrib
Added on: 2007-06-20 17:46:57
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2007-06-20 17:47:10
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edubuntuhandbook <deleted><reply> The Edubuntu Handbook is currently work-in-progress and can be browsed via http://doc.ubuntu.co…andbook/C/ bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-09 05:47:22
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-03-13 05:57:25
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omgvorian-#ubuntuforums <reply> Vorian, you are in hell. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-28 04:58:14
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monitoring <reply> There are many ways to monitor processes, here are a few: ps, top, htop, gnome-system-monitor, lavaps, wmtop Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-13 17:55:25
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django a high level python web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. - see http://www.djangoproject.com Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-09 00:32:02
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ubuntustudio-controls <reply> Ubuntu Studio Controls is the application through which audio is configured in Ubuntu Studio. It configures Jack, sets the CPU governor, and ensures the user has realtime audio permissions. For more info, see !jack and https://help.ubuntu.…ioControls hggdh
Added on: 2019-03-24 15:53:34
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language-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Estas terure maŝino-tradukita esperanto. dax
Added on: 2016-03-23 01:50:10
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-06-08 17:21:16
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unity8 <deleted><reply> Unity8 is the next Unity Desktop running on Mir. It is already used on the smartphones running ubuntu-touch (!touch) and can be tested on the Desktop in 16.10 by selecting it on the login screen. k1l_
Added on: 2016-02-24 22:07:03
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:16:47
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askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Pici
Added on: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
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