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snuxoll-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> snuxoll will slay you using seveas! http://snuxolldragonslayer.com LjL
Added on: 2009-03-19 02:59:35
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:43:57
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xfs a high-performance journaling filesystem originally developped by Silicon Graphics for their IRIX OS. It is now fully supported by Linux so you can install Ubuntu on it if you wish. More info at http://en.wikipedia.…g/wiki/XFS Seveas
Added on: 2007-04-27 00:35:39
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studiorepo <reply>All Ubuntu Studio packages are included in the official Ubuntu repos. However, Ubuntu Studio 7.04 had its own custom addon repository. This is no longer supported or available. gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-10-16 13:16:46
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-05-18 21:01:47
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teg <reply> Come play teg with us! (Like the board game Risk.) Game will start when we get some players rounded up - get yourself set up and join quickly if you'd like to participate. Install the "teg" package, run 'tegclient', and connect to server home.tonyyarusso.com, , port 2000. Ping tonyyarusso for more info. Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-12-16 16:09:28
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-03-18 03:01:29
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sparc <reply> Information on Ubuntu on SPARC platforms can be found here https://help.ubuntu.…tion/Sparc ompaul
Added on: 2006-06-26 20:38:15
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-01 00:15:01
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dock docks <reply> Ubuntu includes several dock-like navigation bars. Some options are: avant-window-navigator, cairo-dock, docky (formerly part of gnome-do), stalonetray, simdock, kdocker, kooldock. rww
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:02:34
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ops-#ubuntu-women Nightrose JanC pleia2 elky Myrtti hypa7ia maco Gareth akgraner Mamarok Pendulum akk elly idleone Tm_T alanbell nigelb svaksha Cheri703 Pici rww valorie Myrtti
Added on: 2009-04-21 19:10:26
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-09-18 06:28:08
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fi-#ubuntu <reply> Tämä kanava on tarkoitettu vain englanninkieliselle keskustelulle. Jos haluat suomenkielistä apua (K)ubuntun ongelmiin, liity kanavalle #ubuntu-fi / #kubuntu-fi :-) Myrtti
Added on: 2009-03-08 13:19:25
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-03-08 14:06:35
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uninstall <reply> To learn how to uninstall applications in Ubuntu - please visit http://www.cyberciti…t-command/ Mez
Added on: 2008-12-17 15:25:19
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lowmemory lowmem <reply> For installing on low memory systems, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.…rySystems. See also https://help.ubuntu.…uirements. ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-26 01:01:39
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membership <reply>Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.…/NewMember Mez
Added on: 2007-01-22 16:02:33
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-12-04 22:29:06
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gmail a webmail service. For information on using it with Evolution see http://help.ubuntu.c…hEvolution bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-28 02:16:53
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download-#kubuntu <reply> Kubuntu can be downloaded in various formats from http://kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/ Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-10-31 02:22:47
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2016-06-23 19:06:15
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th <reply> Please type /join #ubuntu-th for Ubuntu in Thailand. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-12-01 09:04:30
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-06-26 02:59:58
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xkcd possibly the greatest geeky webcomic ever. It even makes jokes about Ubuntu. http://www.xkcd.com/ and especially the one about 'sudo make me a sandwich' - http://xkcd.com/c149.html Madpilot
Added on: 2007-06-04 10:22:02
Last edited by Madpilot
Last modified: 2007-06-04 10:25:19
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sysresccd <reply> SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM. It contains a number of admin tools including gparted and partimage. http://sysresccd.org/Main_Page ompaul
Added on: 2007-02-27 21:16:25
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-03-04 12:21:38
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syn <reply> FIN... FIN!!!... GO AWAY!!! FIN. Spec
Added on: 2007-10-16 22:09:20
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2008-02-20 08:09:36
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handbrake a an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. - http://handbrake.fr mneptok
Added on: 2009-02-06 18:55:25
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mobile <deleted><reply>Learn more about Ubuntu Mobile at https://wiki.ubuntu.…ndEmbedded Amaranth
Added on: 2007-07-14 05:17:59
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:08:09
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thunar a file manager for !Xfce. It is a lightweight alternative to !Nautilus and is quite similar. More info at: http://thunar.xfce.o…index.html - Want to Replace Nautilus with Thunar? See http://psychocats.ne…ilusplease elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-05-01 14:11:07
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:43:12
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names <reply> Ubuntu has an $adjective $animal naming scheme, summarized (and with a list of suggested words which you can add to) at https://wiki.ubuntu.…tCodeNames tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-04-13 06:43:42
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boys-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ♪ Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do, watcha gonna do when they come for you ♫ Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-12 02:37:17
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tasksel <reply>Tasksel is a Debian/Ubuntu tool that installs multiple related packages as a co-ordinated "task" onto your system, see https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Tasksel for more information. Use tasksel only to INSTALL tasks, not to remove them. It will remove every package listed within the removed task! see https://launchpad.ne…ugs/574287 Tm_T
Added on: 2011-02-10 13:14:44
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2011-02-10 14:08:44
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ff3 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3 Final is currently in the Hardy package repositories. For best results, do not install via archives downloaded from mozilla.com. Pici
Added on: 2008-06-17 22:06:12
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-06-30 17:20:17
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np <reply> The Nepali Ubuntu Local Community is in #ubuntu-np - Also see: http://wiki.ubuntu.org.np LjL
Added on: 2008-03-19 00:46:57
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2008-04-17 21:20:15
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ops-#ubuntu-motu <reply>Help! Hobbsee, Riddell, sladen, fbond, mneptok, gnomefreak, Seveas, dholbach, elky, rww, PriceChild, or jpds! gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-04-02 12:04:50
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-15 02:26:52
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wikipedia <deleted>a free online encyclopedia, you can find it at http://wikipedia.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-23 14:39:11
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-07-08 06:01:19
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shaddap <reply> :X Seveas
Added on: 2006-08-06 23:02:55
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donate donation donations <reply>To donate to Ubuntu, you can !participate or go to http://www.ubuntu.co…ved/donate Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:32:01
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2010-08-30 21:02:45
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spoon <reply> There is no spoon. Amaranth
Added on: 2008-04-24 09:16:13
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ffe <reply> Feature Freeze Exception. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…ionProcess for the freeze exception process. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-04-15 15:48:48
Last edited by nhandler
Last modified: 2010-02-21 16:35:38
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gary <deleted><reply> be afraid, be *very* afraid ompaul
Added on: 2007-12-27 10:20:10
Last edited by Pricey
Last modified: 2009-06-13 13:19:35
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bootrepair <reply> Boot-Repair is a simple tool to repair frequent boot issues you may encounter in Ubuntu. See https://help.ubuntu.…oot-Repair for more info. k1l
Added on: 2014-11-05 21:27:32
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-11-05 21:31:43
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lsb <reply> The Linux Standard Base, or LSB, is a joint project by several Linux distributions under the organizational structure of The Free Standards Group to standardize the internal structure of Linux-based operating systems. The LSB is based on the POSIX specification, the Single UNIX Specification, and several other open standards, but extends them in certain areas. Hawkwind
Added on: 2007-01-15 09:14:12
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locate a command-line file search utility. To make sure its cache is up to date run: sudo updatedb apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:30:01
Last edited by bimberi
Last modified: 2007-02-12 00:38:25
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googleearth earth <reply> Google Earth is available as the package "googleearth-package" in !Multiverse. See https://help.ubuntu.…oogleEarth apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:38:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:38:33
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xfce4-panel xfce-panels panels-#xubuntu panel-#xubuntu xfce4-panels <reply> Did your panels disappear? Press alt+f2 and run: xfce4-panel | See also: https://help.ubuntu.…untuPanels Pici
Added on: 2009-02-12 13:12:32
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-12-01 20:43:58
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meta <deleted><reply> If you would like to help in #*ubuntu* but it just goes too fast to spot interesting questions, try joining #ubuntu-meta and watching for questions there (note that it is NOT a support channel, however, and questions should still be answered in #*ubuntu*) LjL
Added on: 2008-01-01 22:30:19
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2014-03-19 19:56:09
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xp <reply> XP, or "eXtreme Programming" is a style of programming, for more information see: http://www.extremepr…mming.org/ Spec
Added on: 2007-07-17 21:04:07
Last edited by Spec
Last modified: 2007-07-17 21:04:51
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putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.gr…ham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
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pronounce <reply> To learn how to pronounce Ubuntu, point your movie player at /usr/share/example-content/Experience ubuntu.ogg Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:44:41
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-10-17 21:59:19
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restoregrub recovergrub <reply> Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.…estoreGrub ikonia
Added on: 2011-11-30 12:28:24
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regression-alert <deleted><reply> bdmurray, cjwatson, cyphermox, Daviey, didrocks, doko, infinity, jdstrand, mdeslaur, pitti, RAOF, seb128, stgraber: Reporting regression in a stable release update; investigate severity, start an incident report, perhaps have the package blacklisted from the archive jussi
Added on: 2010-06-28 12:01:54
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2016-04-19 20:15:10
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jding <deleted><reply> jdong Pici
Added on: 2008-01-24 03:35:00
Last edited by Myrtti
Last modified: 2009-06-18 22:31:07
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smartphone portables nokia <reply> Guides for smartphones and portable devices can be found here: https://help.ubuntu.…leDevices/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:29:44
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2007-12-31 14:09:55
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landscape <reply> Landscape makes the management and monitoring of Ubuntu systems simple and effective by combining world-class support with easy to use online management tools. https://landscape.ca…nical.com/ Pici
Added on: 2009-03-04 19:42:41
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xterm <deleted><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. LjL
Added on: 2008-04-06 02:15:21
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2015-10-23 18:28:15
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meetings meeting ircmeetings <reply> Team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting - See « /msg $nick logs » for transcripts. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-07 15:49:31
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 16:57:26
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test again <deleted><reply>Failed again. Amaranth
Added on: 2006-09-03 22:05:05
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-04-08 23:02:34
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classroom <reply> The Ubuntu Classroom is a project which aims to tutor users about Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu through biweekly sessions in #ubuntu-classroom - For more information visit https://wiki.ubuntu.…/Classroom Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-14 18:53:27
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