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encyclopedia <reply> See https://ubottu.com/d…cyclopedia for usage information on the Encyclopedia factoid plugin tsimpson
Added on: 2010-12-14 02:58:49
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:02:33
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audio-#ubuntu+1 <reply> If you're having problems with sound, first ensure ALSA is selected, by double clicking on the volume control, then File -> Change Device (ALSA Mixer). If that fails, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.…leshooting - On Jaunty, please check bug https://launchpad.ne…ugs/330814 and help test the new kernel image LjL
Added on: 2009-03-26 15:49:34
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2009-03-26 15:54:28
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emesene <deleted><reply> Emesene is an instant messenger for the WLM network. See http://emesene.org for more information. Spec
Added on: 2008-04-18 18:44:54
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:14:26
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hal9000-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> makes more sense than mc44, and is almost as murderous LjL
Added on: 2008-02-07 21:40:42
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2010-08-09 19:01:43
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ut <reply> For information on how to play Unreal Tournament, see https://help.ubuntu.…Tournament - for Unreal Tournament 2004, see !ut2k4 elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-12-28 11:48:42
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bitesize <reply> A list of bugs that are considered easy to fix and good for beginners to attempt can be found at: https://bugs.launchp…g=bitesize Pici
Added on: 2007-11-03 23:18:21
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-11-03 23:21:43
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gps maps <reply> Street mapping and GPS navigation software available for Ubuntu includes Navit, MoNav (http://code.google.c…p/monav/), Gosmore (free vector maps from OSM), GpsDrive (GTK, raster maps, free), !GoogleEarth (Qt, proprietary vector maps, proprietary) LjL
Added on: 2007-03-18 14:13:20
Last edited by bazhang
Last modified: 2011-04-30 11:45:36
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testing-#xubuntu <reply> For information on how to help test the next release of Xubuntu, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.…tu/Testing somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-11 03:42:24
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2011-09-06 12:10:03
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perl-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted>an ancient american word meaning "i can't code C" Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-15 21:45:14
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Last modified: 2009-06-14 09:53:18
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32bit i386 <reply> For information about the future of support for i386 packages in Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine and onward, please read the following official statement: https://ubuntu.com/b…-20-04-lts . Note this applies only to i386 (Intel/AMD) builds, not other 32-bit architectures like arm. hggdh
Added on: 2019-06-20 15:43:42
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-07-16 15:03:07
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plasma5 <reply> Kubuntu Plasma 5 is a tech preview. To test it out, see http://cdimage.ubunt…e/current/ . If you find a bug, you can also check it with kubuntu-ci images for latest builds. rww
Added on: 2014-10-24 19:39:39
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doublerecursion-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> See !simplerecursion LjL
Added on: 2009-03-19 03:03:00
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pickup <reply> Just a tip: talking about finding and/or picking up guys/chicks is rude to the people of whichever gender who are in this channel and dont feel like being 'found' or 'picked up'. This is not a speed dating channel. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-08-14 10:46:13
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Last modified: 2008-08-14 10:48:53
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tonyyarusso <deleted>weird. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-05-12 17:23:26
Last edited by elky
Last modified: 2010-10-18 11:42:06
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sudoedit <reply> To edit files with !superuser access using the user's standard editor (as set in the EDITOR !shell variable) and its normal configuration, the command « sudoedit <filename> » is available. It creates a local copy of the file, and runs the editor with the user's permissions. ompaul
Added on: 2007-12-29 21:22:30
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-12-29 21:39:01
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bofh <reply>You can find the BOFH and the PFY at https://bearbin.net/bofh and http://theregister.c…odds/bofh/ Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 20:52:01
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:18:20
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tags <reply> We use some common tags for tracking bugs on Launchpad.net See https://wiki.ubuntu.…/Bugs/Tags for common usage. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-06-04 14:27:27
Last edited by Tm_T
Last modified: 2010-09-21 07:45:34
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apt-torrent <reply> The idea for using BitTorrent for pushing out updates has been registered here: https://blueprints.l…pt-torrent bimberi
Added on: 2007-04-20 04:21:59
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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
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-12-01 20:48:06
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questions-#ubuntu-classroom-chat question-#ubuntu-classroom question-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> Please ask your questions here in #ubuntu-classroom-chat rather than #ubuntu-classroom (prefix them with "QUESTION: " or the instructor's nickname) LjL
Added on: 2006-11-29 22:37:06
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klik <reply>klik is a simple way to run additional software without actually installing it. For instructions and more information see: http://dot.kde.org/2…-copy-klik apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:31:56
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-13 23:19:21
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apache vhosts apache2 <reply> Apache HTTP Server is the most commonly used HTTP server on Linux systems. For setup information, see https://help.ubuntu.…httpd.html . For information on setting up a "LAMP stack", see /msg ubottu !lamp. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:03:17
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2016-05-23 04:38:49
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soc <deleted>Google's Summer of Code project; see https://wiki.ubuntu.…gleSoC2010 and http://code.google.com/soc/ apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:05:15
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:20:23
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xauthority <reply> If the .Xauthority file in your home directory has the wrong permissions (usually due to misuse of sudo), you may be unable to log in. To fix, change to a virtual terminal with Ctrl-Alt-F3, log in with your normal username and password, run rm ~/.Xauthority* and then reboot. dax
Added on: 2019-04-22 05:03:12
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mix frankenubuntu <reply> it is usually a very bad idea to mix packages from different releases (or Linux distributions), and it is completely unsupported hggdh
Added on: 2019-02-18 23:06:55
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lowlatency <reply> The lowlatency kernel is a special Ubuntu kernel build with modifications for systems which require low latency when communicating with some hardware, such as some Audio devices. Included with Ubuntu Studio by default. hggdh
Added on: 2019-02-10 16:12:33
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-04-03 17:54:56
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ubuntustudio-channels offtopic-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio-devel offtopic-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio channels-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio-offtopic <reply> #ubuntustudio is the Ubuntu Studio support channel, #ubuntustudio-devel for discussion regarding development of Ubuntu Studio, and #ubuntustudio-offtopic is for random chatter. Thanks! Unit193
Added on: 2015-12-10 04:26:33
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lunix-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> LUnix is a Little Unix for your Commodore 64, dust it off and visit http://lunix.c64.org/ for details! genii
Added on: 2014-10-10 16:10:37
Last edited by genii
Last modified: 2018-02-09 15:26:10
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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
Last edited by kryten
Last modified: 2017-02-23 00:02:33
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test-#ubuntu-bots-devel <reply> test $nick $chan $curLTS $who m4v
Added on: 2011-08-03 20:29:12
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2011-08-03 20:36:51
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quietwebchat <reply> To ignore joins, parts and quits from being displayed in the freenode webchat, from the menu in the upper left, select options and then tick the "Hide JOINS/PARTS/QUITS" checkbox. This setting applies to all channels that you are in. Pici
Added on: 2011-07-19 16:49:32
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-07-19 16:49:58
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pwreset <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.…stPassword Corey
Added on: 2011-05-24 20:01:29
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lockdown <reply> Looking to lockdown your users' GNOME environment? Check out http://library.gnome…ent-guide/ - GNOME's Sysadmin guide may also be helpful: http://library.gnome…de/stable/ Pici
Added on: 2011-01-11 17:08:28
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seeker <deleted><reply> Something stupid this way comes Seeker`
Added on: 2009-04-01 19:56:25
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-12-11 17:26:49
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dad <deleted><reply> DaD was an alternative to !mom and has been shutdown in February 2009, see http://dad.dunnewind…et/end.php Pici
Added on: 2009-01-29 20:18:36
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-26 02:25:45
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hal-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Pici
Added on: 2008-07-25 17:17:03
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2014-08-15 18:16:21
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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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fail-#dib5sn fail-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>FAILZ! jussi01
Added on: 2008-05-06 13:57:05
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2008-05-13 10:25:31
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3rdparty <reply> Packages contained in 3rd party repositories are not included in Ubuntu for a reason. Whether this be poor packaging standards, bugs or malicious authors. You should trust the maintainers of these repositories before using them. See http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=297814 for consequences. ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-24 22:00:39
Last edited by PriceChild
Last modified: 2008-02-24 22:13:37
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nickfork-#ubuntu-offtopic a silly little game for offtopic channels ONLY. The way it works is you pick out a random nick from the /names list (works best if they're idle), have a bunch of people switch to something similar (scrambles, reverse, 1337speak), and see how long it takes for the real person to catch on. Have fun! tonyyarusso
Added on: 2008-02-20 09:55:16
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-04-06 06:16:22
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kubuntu-bugs <reply>Major Kubuntu desktop bugs can be found at https://bugs.launchp…buntu-bugs elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-12-22 05:10:53
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2012-10-14 19:53:27
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ops-#launchpad <reply> Help! lifeless, flacoste, jml, joey gnomefreak
Added on: 2007-06-03 19:56:22
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2011-02-14 16:11:08
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scoobysnacks <reply> I prefer botsnacks, but thanks for the thought. elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-03-29 13:34:30
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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
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:46:33
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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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kxstudio <reply> KXStudio is an Ubuntu-based operating system and a repository for Debian-based operating systems for audio production. Development is on hiatus until late-2019 as of this writing. It is not supported by Ubuntu or Ubuntu Studio, and using its repo is discouraged. Support in #kxstudio. hggdh
Added on: 2019-04-17 15:20:13
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ecryptfs <reply> EcryptFS is a file system encryption. It is deprecated since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, see bug 1756840 for details. Use full disk encryption (dmcrypt-luks) instead. hggdh
Added on: 2019-02-10 16:09:39
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