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metisse <deleted><reply>Metisse is Mandriva's composite window manager. For more information, see http://www.mandriva.…ts/metisse apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-03 16:28:34
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support-#xubuntu <reply> As most of the Ubuntu channels, #xubuntu is English only. A list of the localized Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.…_channels. These channels will most probably be able to give Xubuntu support too. For alternative Xubuntu support options, please see http://xubuntu.org/help/. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-11 08:54:11
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Last modified: 2015-12-01 20:48:06
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please ask your questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat LjL
Added on: 2006-11-28 17:29:59
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nz the New Zealand LoCo Team has a channel at #ubuntu-nz Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-09-19 11:06:37
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ubuntero <reply> To become an Ubuntero on Launchpad you need to sign the Code of Conduct. See https://help.ubuntu.…GuardHowto bimberi
Added on: 2006-07-02 09:32:02
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pkexec <reply> pkexec is a PolicyKit tool that allows an authorized user to run (graphical) applications as another user, similar to !gksu. knome
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foocoin bitcoin dogecoin cgminer <reply> Ubuntu's repositories do not include clients for most cryptocurrencies. You will need to use a !PPA or !compile from source to get them. Since neither of these options is officially supported, consider asking your cryptocurrency's IRC channel (see !alis) for help. rww
Added on: 2014-03-09 02:08:12
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stats-#ubuntuforums <reply>Some fun statistics for this channel can be found at https://unit193.net/…orums.html IdleOne
Added on: 2013-08-03 05:39:51
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Last modified: 2017-02-23 00:02:33
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men-#ubuntu-women men-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> Yes, men exist within the Ubuntu Women Project. nhandler
Added on: 2010-08-13 21:38:19
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gobby multiplayer gedit Mez
Added on: 2009-03-03 20:18:24
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support-#kubuntu-devel <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Pici
Added on: 2009-01-16 19:35:42
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Last modified: 2009-01-16 23:18:04
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maybe <reply> See !lies LjL
Added on: 2008-10-27 22:47:38
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support-#kubuntu <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://www.kubuntu.c…upport.php Pici
Added on: 2008-07-08 15:59:07
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maple <reply> To install Maple, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Maple jrib
Added on: 2008-05-04 18:50:10
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moblock <reply> info in detail is on this wiki page: https://help.ubuntu.…ty/MoBlock ompaul
Added on: 2008-03-01 00:59:27
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5-a-day 5aday a community event where each person will take 5 bugs a day and work on them. Everyone is invited to help no matter your abilities! More information available at https://wiki.ubuntu.…om/5-A-Day nixternal
Added on: 2008-02-18 21:31:26
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techboard tb <reply> You can contact the technical board via email on technical-board AT lists DOT ubuntu DOT com Mez
Added on: 2007-10-16 21:04:43
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Last modified: 2011-01-02 03:05:24
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ops-#launchpad <reply> Help! lifeless, flacoste, jml, joey gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-06-03 19:56:22
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Last modified: 2011-02-14 16:11:08
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modeabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ops are bored and having a bit of fun... bear with us... they'll find something to code soon enough... PriceChild
Added on: 2007-01-15 22:49:43
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biarch <reply> A BiArch 64-bit system is one that comes with a complete 32-bit package system, as well. This means that you can run 32bit packages as well on your 64-bit install apokryphos
Added on: 2006-10-26 17:57:39
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wink a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software. Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users || http://www.debugmode.com/wink/ Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-10-07 19:33:39
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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:41:50
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ftbs an Acronym for Failed To Build from Source imbrandon
Added on: 2006-09-23 01:03:14
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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:27:33
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counter <deleted><reply>The Ubuntu Counter is where Ubuntu (based) systems can go to get their machine counted. Get counted at http://ubuntucounter…phical.net Madpilot
Added on: 2006-08-31 09:01:29
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Last modified: 2015-09-14 19:38:34
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ツ-#ubuntu-offtopic the katakana character 'tsu' - often abused as smiley by Seveas and a truckload of other copycats ッ Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-11 01:25:26
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badlock <reply> The samba fixes for the badlock vulnerability are currently being tested. For more info see http://badlock.org and https://ubottu.com/y/badlock/ Pici
Added on: 2016-04-12 17:47:21
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Last modified: 2016-04-12 19:53:25
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offtopic-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu-devel offtopic-#lubuntu-devel <reply> #lubuntu is the Lubuntu support channel, #lubuntu-devel for discussion regarding development of Lubuntu, and #lubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Unit193
Added on: 2015-08-09 23:08:24
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systemd-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everyone arguing about systemd is wrong. See http://uselessd.dark…tiSystemd/ and ask a chanop to do @random systemd sysvinit to decide a winner. rww
Added on: 2014-10-21 19:13:02
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Last modified: 2016-02-09 00:33:35
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uos uds <reply> The Ubuntu Online Summit will be held between 10th June - 12 June 2014. See http://summit.ubuntu…/uos-1406/ for agenda and participation information. Pici
Added on: 2014-06-11 14:20:15
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lola <reply> the phone and tablet demo includes contacts and messages from fictional design personas, it can be removed https://wiki.ubuntu.…le_content AlanBell
Added on: 2013-02-21 23:51:18
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paidapps usc <reply> Information about purchasing applications from the Ubuntu Software Centre including refunds, reinstalls and license keys can be found at https://help.ubuntu.…munity/Pay AlanBell
Added on: 2012-09-19 10:15:58
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Last modified: 2012-09-19 21:14:45
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ubuntustudio-devel devel-#ubuntustudio contribute-#ubuntustudio ubuntustudio-contribute ubuntustudio-dev <reply> If you want to contribute to Ubuntu Studio, please visit #ubuntustudio-devel or join the mailing list from https://lists.ubuntu…udio-devel tsimpson
Added on: 2012-08-30 09:32:38
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nyan-#ubuntu-offtopic $hr$nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan <deleted><reply>nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan Flannel
Added on: 2011-06-17 07:34:04
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Last modified: 2011-09-25 06:49:55
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8ball-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Outlook not so good. mutt better. rww
Added on: 2011-01-05 08:29:01
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autobleh an !irssi helper script for IRC channel ops and network staff. See http://autobleh.proj…ctnet.org/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-07-23 01:06:35
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Last modified: 2011-05-19 22:00:44
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supybot-#ubuntu-bots <reply> ubottu is a supybot with custom plugins, for help with other supybot plugins ask in #supybot stdin
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amaranth-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Why so serious? Amaranth
Added on: 2009-03-11 01:35:23
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Last modified: 2009-05-03 02:24:23
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ops-#ubuntu-fi <reply> ninnnu, ath, Reaby, Nakkel, Vililikku, Tm_T, Myrtti, mjr, Koffa, Mirv, Telep, rhkfin tai heikki! AAAPPPUUUUVA! apuva, apuva aaapuuuva! Myrtti
Added on: 2008-09-01 13:35:53
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firefox3 <deleted><alias> ff3 Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-05-11 10:11:04
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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:04:32
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merging merge-o-matic merge <reply>Merging is the process of including changes from other distributions (most commonly Debian) into Ubuntu packages, and is typically a major focus at the beginning of each Ubuntu development cycle. Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.…nt/Merging for more information. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-12-02 03:01:28
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gift a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols by means of plug-ins. It's available in !Universe. Clients include gifTui, giFToxic (GTK), Apollon (KDE), giFTcurs (terminal-based) - See also !P2P LjL
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rtf <reply> Software packages to deal with the RTF format include: abiword, catdoc, unrtf, latex2rtf (for parsing), enscript, aft, sdf, udo, wv (for creating) LjL
Added on: 2007-11-02 15:36:40
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ichthux <deleted><reply> Ichthux (Linux for Christians) is an unofficial Kubuntu derivative. See http://www.ichthux.com/ LjL
Added on: 2006-12-19 02:18:04
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Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:19:39
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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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livepatch <reply> Canonical Livepatch is a service offered by Canonical for 64 bit 16.04 installs that modifies the currently running kernel for updates without the need to restart. More information can be found at http://ubottu.com/y/livepatch and https://www.ubuntu.c…/livepatch Pici
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drown <reply> Ubuntu is not vulnerable to the SSLv2 DROWN attack. Please see http://ubottu.com/y/drown and https://drownattack.com/ for more information. Pici
Added on: 2016-03-01 15:15:51
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Last modified: 2016-03-01 15:16:05
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fuchs-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> http://i.imgur.com/b3mcM.jpg (not on fire) rww
Added on: 2014-09-17 15:29:16
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Last modified: 2015-03-11 22:42:24
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jono-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> John O'Bacon is the former ( http://www.youtube.c…lYk4RlOnJY ) Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical. When he's not writing blog posts and tweeting, he spends time manufacturing all the bacon on the planet while singing for death metal bands. rww
Added on: 2014-01-14 06:08:20
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Last modified: 2014-05-20 19:04:36
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metalink <reply> A Metalink is a file which lists places (web mirrors, torrents) where a given file can be obtained, making downloads faster and more reliable. Metalink software and Ubuntu releases as metalinks: https://help.ubuntu.…y/Metalink Pici
Added on: 2010-11-02 13:15:09
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Last modified: 2010-11-02 14:10:58
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botdoc <reply> Documentation on the custom plugins for ubottu and clones is located at http://ubottu.com/de…ki/Plugins | Documentation for the official !Supybot plugins is located at http://ubottu.com/de…l/supydoc/ tsimpson_
Added on: 2010-10-21 19:00:40
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Last modified: 2012-01-25 13:00:21
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ops-#kubuntu-ops-monitor <reply> Not pinging anyone :) tsimpson
Added on: 2009-06-12 14:44:39
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Last modified: 2012-09-11 13:40:13
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