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ontv <reply>Just because someone on TV said something offensive, it does not make it ok for you to repeat it here. It is still offensive. Please use common sense and be considerate of others. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-07-26 12:07:45
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repomirror-#kubuntu <deleted><reply>To find the fastest repo available, go to Adept - Manage Repositories and select "Other" from the drop down list, then click "Find Best Server" jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-07 22:17:31
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bunnies <deleted>z0mg! fluffy bunnies! Guaranteed to bring out the tweenage girl in everyone: http://www.kde-look.…tent=74480 elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-06-03 08:11:24
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badmouse <reply> If typing on your keyboard causes the mouse to briefly stop working, check out http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=402296 LjL
Added on: 2008-03-29 15:26:23
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test-##testbot2 <reply> very failed LjL
Added on: 2008-03-18 16:31:59
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nodeco <reply> If you're missing windows decorations after enabling Desktop Effects with an NVIDIA card, try « sudo nvidia-xconfig --add-argb-glx-visuals -d 24 » in a !shell. LjL
Added on: 2008-03-10 03:27:20
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amaranth-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> Amaranth: Get back to work! Amaranth
Added on: 2008-02-28 11:48:21
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tribalwars <reply> Tribal Wars is a web based browser game. For more information and to learn how to join the other ubunteros playing it, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…TribalWars Mez
Added on: 2007-10-22 00:59:32
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hamburger-#ubuntuforums <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:38:02
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synergy-#ubuntuforums <reply> Synergy is a means for the best threads on forums around the internet to be read by the masses. When a community admin or one of their delegated usergroups submits a thread, it enters the forum's "submission queue". Once every x hours (this number will be variable and based upon a number of factors) a thread from the queue will be accepted by the system at Zoints.com and then propagated across all Sy PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-08 21:54:59
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launch-feedback <reply> The Launch Feedback setting can be found in KControl. Press Alt+F2 and type in "kcontrol" (without the quotes). It is located under the Appearance and Themes group Jucato
Added on: 2006-10-28 15:53:06
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autoscroll <reply> if you want to enable middle-click-drag-scrolling for konqueror: open konqueror -> settings -> configure konqueror -> uncheck "middle click opens selected web address." Firefox: open firefox. in the address field type 'about:config' and hit enter. Now in the Filter box, type 'autoscroll', rightclick on general.autoScroll -> Toggle. The line should read 'general.autoScroll user set boolean true'. Enjoy. fdoving
Added on: 2006-09-24 23:47:53
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kde docs kdedocs <reply> The KDE documentation is available for browsing/searching at http://docs.kde.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:53:19
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distrologic the logic behind using a distribution. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…istroLogic Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:22:16
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appsy <reply> Nickname for http://kde-apps.org which hosts many popular 3rd-party KDE applications. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:53:44
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32bit-#lubuntu <reply> Lubuntu 18.04 LTS is the last version to support 32-bit processors & will be supported until 2021. Support is highly limited, as we no longer provide images nor test packages for 32-bit. No other Ubuntu flavor offers 32-bit support. Discussion has been had to remove 32-bit packages from the archive. If `grep lm /proc/cpuinfo` succeeds, use 64-bit. wxl
Added on: 2019-05-03 18:38:10
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gpt <reply> GPT is a partition table format. It is required to boot EFI. See also !efi hggdh
Added on: 2019-03-27 20:33:49
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Last modified: 2019-03-27 21:22:59
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pi <reply> Instructions for installing Ubuntu onto Raspberry Pi systems can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…aspberryPi genii
Added on: 2018-07-31 14:30:15
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Last modified: 2007-12-28 20:13:16
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krack <reply> KRACK is a group of attacks against the wireless WPA2 protocol and related software. Ubuntu clients are protected against it if they are updated; see https://usn.ubuntu.c…sn-3455-1/ for details. Networking equipment needs updating if using 802.11r, repeater mode, or other AP-as-client configurations, which most are not. See https://www.krackattacks.com/ for technical details. dax
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lunix <reply> LUnix is a Little Unix for your Commodore 64, dust it off and visit https://sourceforge.…jects/lng/ ! genii
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recovery-#ubuntu-touch <reply> You need to use the right recovery.img for your device when flashing with adb: see https://wiki.ubuntu.…vice-flash Pici
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xterm-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> If with all the cute terminals that are around you're still using xterm, then you deserve any problem you're experiencing with it. Go away. rww
Added on: 2014-01-05 00:42:05
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hello-#xubuntu-devel hi-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Hello! Welcome to $chan! Please note that this channel is for Xubuntu developer coordination. For support questions, please use #xubuntu. Offtopic chatter in #xubuntu-offtopic. knome
Added on: 2013-12-11 23:47:19
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Last modified: 2014-04-18 13:10:56
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xubuntu-devel devel-#xubuntu <reply> The Xubuntu developer mailing list information can be found at https://lists.ubuntu…untu-devel | The Xubuntu developer IRC channel is #xubuntu-devel knome
Added on: 2013-03-10 23:45:09
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Last modified: 2013-03-16 19:11:19
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ports-#ubuntu-phone <reply>There has been some success with the d2vzw verizon variant of the Galaxy S3. There has been some progress on the Kindle Fire too. Other devices may be ported to too, Canonical is not working on them and there is no roadmap or timescale. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…ch/Porting AlanBell
Added on: 2013-02-22 10:18:30
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support-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> This is the Ubuntu Studio development channel. Our official support channel is on #ubuntustudio. Also see http://ubuntuforums.….php?f=335 IdleOne
Added on: 2013-02-12 12:24:25
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pastebinit-#ubuntu-se <reply> pastebinit är kommando-motsvarigheten av !pastebin. Utskrifter från kommandon och annan text kan skickas genom pastebinit, som sedan returnerar den URL där utskriften finns att läsa. För att använda pastebinit, installera paketet « pastebinit » från pakethanteraren. Användandet är enkelt; kommando | pastebinit -b http://paste.ubuntu.com tsimpson
Added on: 2011-08-30 10:25:58
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session-#xubuntu <reply> To clear your session, go to Settings > Settings Manager > Session and Startup (tab Session), quit any programs you don't want to open and click "Save Session". The next time you log out, uncheck the "Save session for future logins" -checkbox from the quit menu. knome
Added on: 2011-08-16 09:38:38
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Last modified: 2011-08-16 10:12:08
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surround <reply> If you're having trouble getting surround sound working in Ubuntu, try the instructions on this page: https://help.ubuntu.…roundSound LjL
Added on: 2011-05-30 19:14:25
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biting-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Biting is excellent! It's like kissing, only there's a winner! rww
Added on: 2011-05-19 22:06:42
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googlearth <reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (as in price), for Linux. To download it see http://earth.google.…earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository. - If Google Earth crashes on start, download version 5.1 instead of 5.2 from the website. tsimpson
Added on: 2010-11-06 08:59:27
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Last modified: 2010-11-06 09:00:16
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ops-#ubuntu-beginners <deleted><reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, DarkwingDuck, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, PriceChild, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, or PabloRubianes! nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:35:18
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Last modified: 2017-05-05 20:12:17
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mousekeys <reply> Mousekeys use the keyboard's number pad to control the mouse cursor. It can be configured using Keyboard Preferences or toggled using shift+numlock. For more information, see http://live.gnome.or…/MouseKeys Pici
Added on: 2010-08-25 14:26:37
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meeting-#kubuntu-devel <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu…u/Meetings jussi
Added on: 2010-06-04 12:53:27
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mavrick <reply> It is spelt !mavERick :) Pici
Added on: 2010-04-02 11:21:35
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deadbadger-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>The real story of Linux and badgers: http://www.strangeho…dger.shtml Madpilot
Added on: 2009-11-26 12:09:28
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Last modified: 2011-11-16 08:35:45
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also does a few other tasks, if she notices a bug number in the form "bug 2" then she will tell the channel what the bug <deleted>and give a URL for it. She also will tell information about packages in the following way: jussio1
Added on: 2009-11-05 17:14:50
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pocketpc windows mobile <reply> For information on transferring files and synchronizing to PocketPC and Windows Mobile devices, see https://help.ubuntu.…dowsMobile Pici
Added on: 2009-10-15 18:04:01
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multisearch <deleted><reply> http://www.asoftsite…about.html gnomefreak
Added on: 2009-07-30 13:44:54
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:00:46
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croeso <reply>Helô! Croeso i'r sianel #ubuntu-cym Seeker`
Added on: 2009-05-26 22:44:27
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Last modified: 2009-05-26 22:47:10
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get_iplayer http://linuxcentre.n…t_iplayer/ a small perl script which can download content from BBC iPlayer and ITV catch up services. popey
Added on: 2009-04-05 22:23:20
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does-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Yes, yes I do! Or maybe not. LjL
Added on: 2009-03-28 23:29:31
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screen-#ubuntu-server <deleted><reply> Screen is a window manager for terminal sessions, also useful over SSH. The 'screen-profiles' package provides very useful additional utilities. See https://help.ubuntu.…ity/Screen LjL
Added on: 2009-03-03 17:00:12
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Last modified: 2011-09-07 11:25:59
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alright. your issue <deleted>the - infront of "rm" not sudo -rm, but sudo rm. Flannel
Added on: 2008-09-20 06:57:00
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Last modified: 2009-09-24 19:27:55
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artteam <reply>The Artwork Team is a community effort that aims to enrich Ubuntu by designing high quality, original and beautiful themes to be available in the repo as an *alternative* to the default look. For more info please see: https://wiki.ubuntu.…om/Artwork jussi01
Added on: 2008-09-16 13:13:04
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twss-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>Thats what she said! jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-13 23:23:18
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Last modified: 2008-06-13 23:23:38
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ircteam <reply> https://wiki.ubuntu.…RC/IrcTeam Mez
Added on: 2008-06-11 18:49:31
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Last modified: 2010-01-17 11:02:26
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opguidelines-#ubuntu-ops <reply> For information regarding guidelines that all Ubuntu operators should follow, please read: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines Pici
Added on: 2007-12-10 17:23:12
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Last modified: 2010-01-17 11:01:15
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lynoure <deleted><reply> Lynoure has the answer! ompaul
Added on: 2007-11-06 20:52:42
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Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:28:34
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mythtv-mysql <reply>Having issues with 'access denied for user 'mythtv'@'localhost' (using password: YES), please see: http://ubuntuforums.…ostcount=4 Madpilot
Added on: 2007-11-03 03:33:25
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