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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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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lolcats <deleted><reply> i iz so bored of lolcats. speek english! LjL
Added on: 2007-12-22 22:31:46
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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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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
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girls-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> girls are the #1 reason for distractions PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-16 16:40:01
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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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artful aardvark 17.10 <reply> Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) will be the 27th release of Ubuntu. It is due to be released in October 2017. Discussion in #ubuntu+1 Pici
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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, !eolupgrade and http://ubottu.com/y/utopic Pici
Added on: 2014-04-23 17:33:34
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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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 http://help.ubuntu.c…LinuxHowto - No longer available in 11.10 or higher, see http://bugs.debian.org/592034 Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:57:51
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Last modified: 2011-11-02 12:38:08
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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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ops-#ubuntu-touch <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - oubiwann, corp186, popey, k1l, Corey, wgrant, idleone, and ogra. IdleOne
Added on: 2013-04-11 21:27:12
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softsources <reply> Looking for your Software Sources menu item in Ubuntu 10.10/11.04? For a simple way to enable the menu item see http://tinyurl.com/24jxd6t - More information at https://help.ubuntu.…positories Pici
Added on: 2010-10-13 16:02:31
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Last modified: 2011-05-03 16:12:39
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botsnack-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Yum! Err, I mean, APT! Pici
Added on: 2009-06-19 14:00:19
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seveas-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> who's got pie? Seveas has! HE STOLE YOURS. (see also !pie) Myrtti
Added on: 2009-03-17 10:58:35
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qtparted <deleted><reply> QtParted is a !Qt/!KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Adept !KPackageKit or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install qtparted » in a console. - QtParted is no longer available in Jaunty (9.04) and up, see !PartitionManager stdin
Added on: 2009-01-08 12:18:15
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psp <reply> For information on using the PlayStation Portable with Ubuntu, please read https://help.ubuntu.…munity/PSP Spec
Added on: 2008-01-02 20:55:44
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picard a digital audio fingerprinting/tagging program using the MusicBrainz online music database, not unlike freedb. It can be used to identify *and* tag files in your music collection. Usage instructions: http://musicbrainz.o…WithPicard ; Ubuntu installation instructions: http://musicbrainz.o…nuxInstall gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-08-26 02:31:18
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adept-crash-fix <deleted><reply> If Adept crashed on you and you're left with a locked database, try typing this in a terminal (such as Konsole): "sudo fuser -vki /var/lib/dpkg/lock ; sudo dpkg --configure -a" uniq
Added on: 2006-06-23 19:49:28
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nalioth <reply> Sorry, nalioth's repository is no longer available. Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:48:37
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Last modified: 2007-12-23 16:58:55
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fsf The Free Software Foundation. See http://www.fsf.org/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:01:34
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mom <reply> MoM is the Ubuntu Merge-O-Matic, a website helping the MOTUs keep Ubuntu in sync with Debian. See https://merges.ubuntu.com/ Pici
Added on: 2009-05-19 00:49:05
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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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notes <reply> Ubuntu $curStableNum ($curStableLong) release notes can be found here: https://ubottu.com/y…$curStable Pici
Added on: 2008-10-30 18:29:35
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Last modified: 2016-10-13 15:27:39
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ot-#ubuntu-ops <deleted><reply> And the magical fairies came in and stole the crown from underneath the apple tree... Mez
Added on: 2008-06-11 14:45:54
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Last modified: 2014-03-21 04:57:32
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kwallet a subsystem that provides a convenient and secure way to manage all your passwords. More information is available at http://help.ubuntu.c…ty/kwallet Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-05-28 09:52:29
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Last modified: 2008-05-28 09:55:06
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fish-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> <>< ><> <>< ><> Spec
Added on: 2008-03-21 17:32:05
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mda <reply> A Mail Delivery Agent (MDA) is the server software for local delivery and rewriting of messages. The default MDA (and !MTA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("procmail" or "dovecot" can also be used). See also !MailServer and !MUA LjL
Added on: 2007-12-11 16:27:06
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Last modified: 2007-12-11 16:29:37
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recon-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> recon stands for something related to lousy Internet service providers. LjL
Added on: 2007-11-24 04:02:09
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Last modified: 2010-05-18 10:40:06
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ddebs See http://people.ubuntu…tti/ddebs/ and https://lists.ubuntu…00195.html for documentation Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-01-22 04:07:44
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ubunto <reply> It's spelled Ubuntu! with a U! *Ubuntu*! LjL
Added on: 2007-01-18 01:38:51
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debconf a configuration management system. All packages that support debconf are configured when they are being installed. If you want to change a configuration option later, you can do so using dpkg-reconfigure Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:57:00
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latest kde <deleted><reply>The latest version of KDE is 3.5.4, and Kubuntu packages are available at: http://kubuntu.org/a…de-354.php apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:46:04
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linux-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Linux, is in fact, GNU/Linux, or as I've recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. dax
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