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ubuntustudio ubuntu-studio ubuntu studio studio <reply> Ubuntu Studio is an official flavor of Ubuntu for the artist who wishes to use Ubuntu as their creativity workstation. It contains applications for artists of all kinds, including Audio, Music, Video, Photography, Graphic Design, and Publishing. For more info and install instructions, join #ubuntustudio or see http://ubuntustudio.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:40
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-07-31 21:02:17
Requested 635 times
synaptics touchpad <reply> For a comprehensive Synaptics Touchpad guide, see https://help.ubuntu.…csTouchpad apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:12:34
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Requested 636 times
ftpd ftp servers ftp server ftp-server <reply> FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd, MuddleFTPd, wzdftpd - Graphical front-ends: PureAdmin, GProftpd (for GNOME), KcmPureftpd (for !KDE) - See also !FTP apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:16:36
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2007-10-23 18:42:41
Requested 640 times
staff staffers <deleted><reply> Hey christel, Corey, Dave2, Gary, Myrtti, Pricey, VorTechS, jayne, marienz, niko, nhandler, tomaw, ldunn, I could use a bit of your time :) Seveas
Added on: 2007-02-04 18:30:28
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-02-28 13:55:17
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atroll <deleted><reply> trolling / trollish behaviour is behaviour that is considered annoying by other channel users, this includes going offtopic, asking the same question time and again getting answered and not acknowledging the answer, and these are not the only ways behaviour can be considered trolling, please see /msg ubottu guidelines - if this applies to you, you may find yourself outside the channel ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 19:37:23
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2011-09-27 02:34:36
Requested 659 times
partner partners <reply> Canonical's partner repositories provide a location for software vendors to publish applications. The repo itself can be added by running this in a !terminal: « sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" » PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 21:37:44
Last edited by genii-around
Last modified: 2012-11-09 20:42:46
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overshare tmi <reply>Um thanks... We *really* did not need to know that... elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-04-14 17:28:39
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memory ram mem <reply> If you are wondering why some tools report your system has very little free memory, have a look at http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:15:41
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-08-21 17:42:29
Requested 664 times
bootoptions bootoption <reply> For a list and explanation on some of the boot options, see https://help.ubuntu.…ootOptions See also !nomodeset. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:32:08
Last edited by oCean
Last modified: 2011-06-26 12:00:40
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trusty tahr 14.04 <reply> Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) was the 20th release of Ubuntu. !End-of-life was April 25th, 2019. Paid support (ESM) is available. See also !esm, !eol, !eolupgrade Pici
Added on: 2013-10-18 19:43:30
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-04-28 03:57:26
Requested 668 times
amd64 64-bit 64 <reply> AMD64 and Intel 64 are fully supported architectures on Ubuntu. See https://help.ubuntu.…Processors and http://en.wikipedia.…wiki/Amd64 for more information. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:18:45
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2011-09-27 07:35:42
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releasenotes release notes <reply> For release notes of a given Ubuntu release, please refer to the 'Docs' column on the 'List of releases' table at https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Releases Pici
Added on: 2008-10-30 18:30:01
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2018-10-20 22:50:39
Requested 680 times
xconfig <reply> To reconfigure your X server, open a console and type « sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg » - To configure only the driver and resolution, type « sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg -phigh » - See also !FixRes nalioth
Added on: 2006-08-07 20:14:52
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tar tgz tar.gz bz2 7z compression tar.bz2 gz ace 7zip 7-zip <reply> Files with extensions .tar, .gz, .tgz, .zip, .bz2, .7z, .ace and other archive file formats can be opened with file-roller (GNOME) or Ark (KDE) - Also see https://help.ubuntu.…ompression Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-11 14:55:35
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adsl pppoe dsl <reply> Setting up an ADSL/PPPoE connection? Look at https://help.ubuntu.…/ADSLPPPoE Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:52:29
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equivalents equivalent apps word excel powerpoint photoshop trillian <reply> A comprehensive list of of Windows-equivalent applications in Linux can be found at http://www.linuxrsp.…e-eng.html and https://wiki.ubuntu.…sUsersWant apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:29:13
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2014-08-21 16:09:45
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dontzap <deleted><reply> To re-enable the Ctrl-Alt-Backspace combination that restarts your X server see https://wiki.ubuntu.…ig/DontZap LjL
Added on: 2009-03-20 02:24:54
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2012-04-19 16:03:58
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ops-#ubuntu-ops-monitor <reply> Not pinging anyone specifically :) tsimpson
Added on: 2012-09-11 13:39:41
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2013-07-24 09:21:04
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classic <deleted><reply> The default interface in Ubuntu 11.04 is !Unity. To switch back to regular !GNOME: log out, click your username, click the Session box at the bottom of the screen, and select "Ubuntu Classic". For 11.10, see !notunity IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-30 23:48:42
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2018-05-15 17:37:59
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support-#ubuntuforums <reply> This is the Ubuntu Forums Community Chat, and is mainly used for offtopic conversations. If you are looking for support, please try #ubuntu. Thanks! Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:18:18
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2012-06-30 19:41:36
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ff35 ff3.5 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3.5 Final is available for Jaunty by installing the packages firefox-3.5 and firefox-3.5-gnome-support | More information: https://help.ubuntu.…NewVersion | FF3.5 is called Shiretoko in your UI: http://is.gd/1reB3 Pici
Added on: 2009-06-30 17:27:04
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2010-12-02 06:56:44
Requested 708 times
party parties release-party countdown <reply> Please remember that our support channels are for technical support and not general chat. To countdown to !$curDevelLower release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party. Thank you! :) tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-19 05:37:00
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2019-10-17 14:56:37
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seveas edgy-seveas <deleted><reply> ツ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 23:27:38
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-14 06:15:28
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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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keyboard keybinding keyboards layout <reply> To switch your keyboard layout on GNOME: System -> Preferences -> Keyboard | KDE: System Settings -> Regional & Language -> Keyboard Layout | XFCE: Settings -> Settings Manager -> Keyboard, Layout Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:48:21
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2011-07-19 15:42:13
Requested 720 times
anything anything. anything! anything!! <reply> So, you wanted to lure me into saying I don't know anything about anything? Yeah, that would be funny, of course. Now leave me alone. LjL
Added on: 2007-04-02 19:25:48
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locales locale <reply> To set up and configure your locales, see https://help.ubuntu.…LocaleConf and https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Locale/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:45:05
Last edited by jrib
Last modified: 2012-04-08 13:33:43
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source <reply> You can easily fetch a package's source with apt-get. See: http://www.debian.or…ng.en.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 02:01:23
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tor-gpg <deleted><reply> freenode blocks connections from Tor users on its regular servers. Users registered with nickserv can connect to freenode's Tor hidden service instead; see http://freenode.net/….shtml#tor for instructions. For help, ask in #freenode. nalioth
Added on: 2007-03-14 06:43:29
Last edited by ezri
Last modified: 2016-03-09 21:23:12
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intelhda snd_hda_intel hdaintel <reply> For fixing your Intel HDA sound this page has useful information https://help.ubuntu.…SoundHowto LjL
Added on: 2007-05-20 14:18:38
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gr el greek greece <reply> #ubuntu-gr και #kubuntu-gr για Έλληνες χρηστές / #ubuntu-gr kai #kubuntu-gr gia Ellhnes xrhstes Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-09 21:14:43
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gpg trust the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.…GuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.…ranscripts bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-02 09:32:29
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-03-18 06:42:33
Requested 748 times
launchpad malone lp <reply> Launchpad is a collection of development services for Open Source projects. It's Ubuntu's bug tracker, and much more; see https://launchpad.net/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:03:15
Last edited by Amaranth
Last modified: 2007-10-15 11:51:49
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contribute participate volunteer <reply>To contribute and help out with Ubuntu, see http://community.ubuntu.com and https://wiki.ubuntu.…teToUbuntu apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:13:59
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-10-05 22:10:47
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twss-#ubuntuforums <reply> That's what she said! Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:45:18
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pulseaudio pulse <reply> PulseAudio is a sound server intended as a drop-in replacement for !ESD - See https://wiki.ubuntu.…PulseAudio for information and installation instructions LjL
Added on: 2008-02-19 03:58:10
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password passwords lostpassword pass <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.…stPassword What's the root password? See !sudo. Don't see *** in password prompts? That's normal. Sudo doesn't ask for your password? It remembers you for several minutes. Please use strong passwords, see https://help.ubuntu.…gPasswords Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:02:45
Last edited by Flannel
Last modified: 2008-09-18 15:22:37
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trash <reply> Your GUI file manager's Trash folder is located at ~/.local/share/Trash/ for files moved to trash from your hard disk and .../.Trash-userid/ on external devices for files moved to trash from the device. LjL
Added on: 2008-04-18 01:11:40
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-19 00:43:28
Requested 780 times
unity <reply> Unity is a graphical shell for the GNOME desktop environment. Ubuntu used it by default from 11.04 to 17.04. For more information, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity Pici
Added on: 2010-10-28 13:43:01
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-28 06:50:19
Requested 782 times
controls <deleted><reply>Starting in Lucid, the minimize, maximize, and close buttons have been moved to the left side. For more information and workarounds, please see http://pad.lv/532633 tsimpson
Added on: 2010-04-04 01:47:17
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2018-05-15 17:38:10
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time ntp <reply> Information about using and setting your computer's clock on Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…UbuntuTime - See https://help.ubuntu.…e/NTP.html for information on usage of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:11:33
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2015-07-27 16:41:04
Requested 783 times
purekde <reply> If you want to remove all !Gnome packages and have a default !Kubuntu system follow the instructions here http://www.psychocat…tu/purekde ompaul
Added on: 2007-10-12 23:32:22
Last edited by pangolin
Last modified: 2011-10-25 00:54:08
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nl dutch nederlands <reply> Nederlandstalige ondersteuning voor Ubuntu (en vers gezette koffie) is te vinden in #ubuntu-nl Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-29 14:36:08
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rescue recovery rescue cd <reply> If your system fails to boot normally, it may be useful to boot it into recovery mode. For instructions, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…coveryMode Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 18:26:44
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-05-28 17:31:32
Requested 786 times
nox text <reply> To start your system in text-only mode append 'text' (without the quotes) to the kernel line in the grub menu. You can access the grub menu by pressing Esc (Grub legacy) or Shift (Grub2) during boot. For more info see https://help.ubuntu.…ext%20Mode tsimpson
Added on: 2010-07-04 16:51:35
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-07-15 19:18:33
Requested 787 times
opera <reply>Opera is an advanced, fast and free (as in beer) web browser. It is packaged for easy installation into Ubuntu. More information at https://help.ubuntu.…eraBrowser gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-08-03 14:34:26
Last edited by Madpilot
Last modified: 2009-10-02 05:58:23
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flash64bit flash64 java64 <reply> You can run Flash, Real, and Java plugins in AMD64 bit computers with Firefox. see the steps to follow at https://help.ubuntu.…4FlashJava Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-04 11:18:38
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code coding ide ides <reply> Programming editors/suites: Terminal-based: vi/vim, emacs - KDE: Kate, KDevelop, Quanta+, Umbrello - GNOME: gvim, gedit, anjuta, pida, monodevelop, geany - Others: eclipse, netbeans, qtcreator apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:51:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-02-13 11:06:59
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member newmember <reply> Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.…Membership Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 22:59:31
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:05:04
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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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