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quantal 12.10 quetzal <reply> Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) was the 17th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on May 16th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/quantal Pici
Added on: 2012-04-23 14:34:44
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:47
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compile <reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.…ngSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first). Also read !checkinstall Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:35:45
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-08-25 03:18:32
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ko korea korean <reply> 도움이 필요하시면 다음 채널에 조인하십시오. /join #ubuntu-ko Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:11:00
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-03-08 17:00:18
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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
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arabic <reply> For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية LjL
Added on: 2007-01-22 19:07:42
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-09-30 14:28:21
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ltsupgrade <reply> Upgrade from 16.04 to current 18.04 is now available, if you do not receive the upgrade window try update-manager -c Pici
Added on: 2014-04-23 19:44:16
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-02-25 16:03:38
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dev develop development <reply> Interested in becoming an Ubuntu Developer? Get started here: https://wiki.ubuntu.…evelopment bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-07 05:24:52
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slow <reply>The Ubuntu repositories and ISO mirrors are currently under heavy load. Please consider using !torrents to download ISO images, and be patient with APT updates. Also, try changing !mirrors LjL
Added on: 2007-04-20 00:05:06
Last edited by mneptok
Last modified: 2009-10-03 18:35:39
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botclone botcloning <reply> $nick uses supybot, which is available in the main !repositories, with additional plugins that are available at https://ubottu.com/clone.html - to help out with ubottu development please join #ubuntu-bots-devel :) stdin
Added on: 2008-07-24 01:34:39
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:01:37
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limewire <deleted>a popular P2P client running on the Gnutella network. To get it running, install !Java first, then download Limewire from http://www.limewire.…eSoftOther and finally run runLime.sh. Consider !FrostWire as an alternative. LjL
Added on: 2006-06-26 00:31:53
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2010-12-16 04:47:00
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devices <reply> You can find the full list of devices, official images, community images, and works in progress at https://wiki.ubuntu.…ch/Devices IdleOne
Added on: 2013-04-03 17:36:39
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il $hr$/join #ubuntu-il hebrew <reply> לשיחות בשפה העברית ולגישה לקהילת המשתמשים העברית אנא הקלד: ompaul
Added on: 2006-07-09 20:21:41
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fluxbox a lightweight and responsive window manager for GNU/Linux. For how to set it up and more information see https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Fluxbox apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:39:32
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shipit <reply> Canonical is no longer sending free Ubuntu CDs to individuals through its ShipIt program. For more information please see http://blog.canonica…com/?p=551 !LoCo teams can request CDs through this link https://forms.canoni…om/lococd/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:20:58
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-04-07 15:32:29
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cake-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The cake is a !pie! Pici
Added on: 2007-12-18 15:52:54
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-02-11 21:29:48
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daily dailybuild daily build <reply>Daily builds of the CD images of the current development version of Ubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubunt…e/current/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:33:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:16:25
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freenode freenode policy <reply> freenode is the IRC network that you're on! - See http://freenode.net/project - - freenode has policies that govern how people should use the network which can be read at http://freenode.net/policies - The Ubuntuchannels on freenode also have their own !Guidelines apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:37:12
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-09-22 16:28:42
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vista <deleted>a recent version of Microsoft Windows. Discussion on Windows related topics is available in ##windows. General issues on moving from Windows to Ubuntu is convered in the wiki guide at https://help.ubuntu.…romWindows Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-30 21:00:06
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-08-12 04:25:24
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icons desktopicons trashicon <reply> Want to see volume/trash icons on the desktop? Go to /apps/nautilus/desktop in gconf-editor (GNOME) or go to http://kudos.berlios…#showtrash (KDE) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:24:32
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2008-03-14 15:27:08
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networkmanager network-manager network manager an application to make (wireless) networking Just Work. See https://help.ubuntu.…orkManager Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:32:39
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hu hungary hungarian <reply> Magyar nyelvű segítséget az #ubuntu-hu csatornán talál Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:18:44
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-02-24 11:26:46
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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
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cli <deleted><reply>The linux terminal or command-line interface is very powerful. Open a terminal via Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal (Gnome) or K-menu -> System -> Konsole (KDE). Guide: https://help.ubuntu.…heTerminal or type in it: man intro Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:19:48
Last edited by ikonia
Last modified: 2014-07-19 14:37:06
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girl girls <reply> Girls exist on the internet. See http://www.escapistm…rint/17/27 | http://www.xkcd.com/322/ | For more interesting reading: http://www.tldp.org/…nux-HOWTO/ Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-08-12 09:12:44
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2008-08-08 15:33:44
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foo baz foo2 [baz|bar|wibble] LjL
Added on: 2007-09-22 14:37:00
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-06-19 15:50:27
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pae <reply> Ubuntu provides only PAE-enabled kernels for 32-bit systems now. Some older CPUs may have issues with it. For more info and troubleshooting, see https://help.ubuntu.…munity/PAE Myrtti
Added on: 2010-03-30 20:27:56
Last edited by krytarik
Last modified: 2016-11-21 06:22:02
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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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leet 1337 <reply> 1337 i5 nigh-inc0mpr3h3n5ib13 70 u5 n00bs, 4nd n0b0dy c4r35 if UR 4 1337 h4x0r. Giv3 i7 4 r357. Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-22 20:34:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2012-08-07 15:38:27
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omgjdong <deleted><reply> jdong: You're going to hell. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-21 05:59:34
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-18 22:30:25
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ro romanian romania <reply> Daca doriti ajutor sau doriti sa discutati despre Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu, intrati pe #ubuntu-ro zorglu_
Added on: 2006-10-08 20:21:21
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desktop desktops <reply> A desktop environment is what "puts the pieces of a !GUI together". The available desktop environments in Ubuntu are !GNOME (ubuntu-desktop), !KDE (kubuntu-desktop), !Xfce (xubuntu-desktop), !LXDE (lubuntu-desktop), IceWM, !Fluxbox, WindowMaker (wmaker), FVWM and others - See also !Flavors Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:23:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-02-11 03:18:14
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behelpful <reply> As our !guidelines say, "When helping, be helpful". If you're not familiar with the issue at hand, let someone else handle it instead of making !offtopic comments or jokes. rww
Added on: 2011-07-17 23:29:29
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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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ops-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - Amaranth, tonyyarusso, Nalioth, Madpilot, gnomefreak, elky, Pici, Gary, Myrtti, genii, ikonia, Flannel, lhavelund, phunyguy, h00k, funkyHat, Tm_T, hypatia, seednode, Menzador, dax tsimpson
Added on: 2010-05-02 22:12:54
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2018-02-23 05:16:11
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sysrq reisub <reply> In an emergency, you may be able to shutdown cleanly and reboot by holding down Alt+PrintScreen and typing slowly, in succession, S, U and B. For an explanation, see http://en.wikipedia.…_SysRq_key ompaul
Added on: 2008-09-12 20:29:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-03 18:24:32
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xen <reply> XEN is a virtual machine monitor for x86 that supports execution of multiple guest operating systems with unprecedented levels of performance and resource isolation. Information on installing it for Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…munity/Xen apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:52:39
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2007-11-11 01:19:25
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wiki <reply>https://wiki.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu development documentation wiki. If you are looking for system help, please refer to https://help.ubuntu.…/community - the Ubuntu community documentation. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 01:04:09
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:24
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pong an old atari game. It's fun! imbrandon
Added on: 2006-08-27 09:10:43
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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 https://ubottu.com/y/saucy Pici
Added on: 2013-04-25 16:29:47
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:03:01
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oneiric oneric ocelot <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) was the fifteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on May 9th 2013, see https://ubottu.com/y/oneiric for more details. Pici
Added on: 2011-03-07 17:33:42
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:40
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in india <reply> #ubuntu-in is the channel for Ubuntu in India ompaul
Added on: 2008-06-07 21:56:20
Last edited by ompaul
Last modified: 2008-06-07 21:57:25
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politics <reply> Please take political discussion to ##politics. Thank you! somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-10 00:33:38
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-06-14 21:01:31
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pdf acrobat <reply>The Portable Document Format is created by Adobe; PDF files are viewable in Ubuntu with Xpdf, Okular, Evince and also Adobe Reader (free download, but closed source) bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-31 07:34:53
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-04-28 15:21:23
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hate a thing we don't encourage - why waste your energy‽ ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:29:41
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-09-10 18:37:34
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motu short for Masters of the Universe. The brave souls who maintain the packages in the Universe section of Ubuntu. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:48:20
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:39:22
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xrandr <deleted><reply>XRandR 1.2 is the new method of running dual screens in !X. Information/HowTo here: http://wiki.debian.o…wToRandR12 Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-16 06:34:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-17 20:23:57
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cz czech cs <reply> České uživatele žádáme, aby mluvili v kanále #ubuntu anglicky. Česky je možno se domluvit v #ubuntu-cz. Děkujeme. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:18:29
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gnash <reply> Gnash is an open-source Flash replacement. It is still beta software. For current status or for more info http://www.gnu.org/s…are/gnash/ nalioth
Added on: 2006-12-24 19:11:58
Last edited by pangolin
Last modified: 2012-02-09 18:09:58
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hi-#xubuntu hi-#lubuntu hello-#xubuntu <reply> Hi!, Welcome to $chan! Feel free to ask questions and help people out. The channel guidelines are at https://wiki.ubuntu.…uidelines. Enjoy your stay! Seeker`
Added on: 2010-09-28 11:58:56
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-27 17:01:15
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tv tvcard tv card dvb tuner <reply> http://www.linuxtv.org/ has extensive information about using TV cards under Linux. Available viewers for analog cards: Zapping, tvtime (GTK/GNOME), Kaffeine, kdetv (KDE), xawtv, motv. For digital cards: Me-TV (GNOME), Klear (KDE), dvb-utils. For both analog and digital cards, !MythTV is a powerful framework. Your card may work the !IVTV drivers. See also !TV-Out LjL
Added on: 2007-05-29 19:19:48
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Last modified: 2017-11-10 22:29:00
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