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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
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Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:13:18
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elkbuntu <deleted>cute Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-20 17:12:46
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Last modified: 2009-06-13 12:48:45
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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bite <reply> Please don't bite our new friend. Everyone is new to Ubuntu and IRC once and everyone makes mistakes. If they don't learn from their mistakes you can have a little nibble on them later. jpds
Added on: 2009-12-23 21:52:21
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kpackagekit <reply> KPackageKit is the !Kubuntu package manager that uses PackageKit tsimpson
Added on: 2009-05-01 14:10:43
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jussi01 <deleted><alias> jus jussi01
Added on: 2009-01-22 19:35:32
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Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:48:59
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fusesmb-#xubuntu <reply>fusesmb is a tool that allows easy access to shared folders (smb) on a network. Links with more info: https://help.ubuntu.…ty/FuseSmb Myrtti
Added on: 2008-09-17 19:48:34
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badident <reply> Unfortunately, your irc client has been configured with an ident containing an objectionable word. We don't allow such objectionable idents into our main channels as it offends a lot of people. Your ident is not your nickname. Once you've changed your ident, please disconnect from freenode and reconnect. You will be automatically let back into the channel you tried to join. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-09-06 11:16:31
Last edited by mneptok
Last modified: 2010-07-11 07:27:02
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lovetoo <deleted><reply> Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. Myrtti
Added on: 2008-08-05 08:53:24
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-12-11 17:47:26
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vcs dvcs <reply> Version Control Systems offered for Ubuntu: Centralized: !CVS, !Subversion | Distributed: Bazaar-NG(!bzr), Codeville, Darcs, !git, Mercurial, Monotone, SVK, tig. Pici
Added on: 2008-05-12 16:55:16
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Last modified: 2008-05-14 19:11:42
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pptp <deleted><reply> pptp is not good according to Bruce Schneier http://schneier.com/pptp.html here the words insecurity are useful ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-03 19:01:13
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-02-12 00:24:30
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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
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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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grub1 <reply>grub 1 is the default boot manager for Ubuntu releases before 9.10 (Karmic). Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.…estoreGrub - GRUB how-tos: https://help.ubuntu.…/GrubHowto - See !grub for Karmic onwards Tm_T
Added on: 2011-04-15 11:24:05
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newmirror <reply> Interested in setting up a new mirror? See http://www.ubuntu.co…ntu/mirror for more info. Pici
Added on: 2009-04-22 16:45:12
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langpack lang-pack <deleted><reply>A recent update broke some KDE language packs, leaving the user unable to login. (http://launchpad.net…gs/195647) This has now been fixed and an updated package is in the -updates repo. If you removed the packages with the interim fix you can reinstall them with: << sudo apt-get install language-pack-kde-en language-pack-kde-en-base >> jussi01
Added on: 2008-02-26 19:26:10
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Last modified: 2011-01-30 08:26:50
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joomla <reply> joomla information can be had here: https://help.ubuntu.…ity/Joomla ompaul
Added on: 2008-01-20 12:55:33
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sbuild a system to easily build packages in a clean schroot environment. To get started with SBuild, see https://help.ubuntu.…ldLVMHowto LaserJock
Added on: 2007-11-21 06:52:27
Last edited by Hobbsee
Last modified: 2007-11-21 06:53:02
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sysinfo-#ubuntuforums <reply> Please do not use sysinfo scripts in this channel. Doing so will result in a warning then ban. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-02-27 19:25:18
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kbuildsycoca kmenu_update kbuildsyscoca kmenuupdate kmenu update <reply> If your K menu is out of date, like after installing an application and not finding it in the K menu, you should type "kbuildsycoca" in a terminal to rebuild the KDE configuration cache LjL
Added on: 2006-12-29 17:19:44
Last edited by Jucato
Last modified: 2007-02-19 13:24:03
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svg Scalable Vector Graphics, a language used for graphical applications in XML, and a W3 recommendation. SVG Editors: Inkscape, Karbon14 apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 20:27:51
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mol MacOnLinux. For a complete howto, visit https://help.ubuntu.…LinuxHowto - No longer available in 11.10 or higher, see http://bugs.debian.org/592034 Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:57:51
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:53:29
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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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insights blog <reply> Canonical and its employees have written a number of articles on various Ubuntu-related topics, these can be found here: http://blog.ubuntu.com/ For blogs from the Ubuntu Community, see !planet Flannel
Added on: 2018-03-07 07:47:36
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Last modified: 2018-12-31 16:19:09
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