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orgthingy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Beg not the operators for a personal factoid, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup. Flannel
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sanity-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>The statistics on sanity is that one out of every four persons are suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best friends — if they’re okay, then it’s you. Amaranth
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hotornot <reply> We tend to strongly discourage hot-or-not style discussions about women, as they're known to discourage female geeks from participating in communities. Female participation in geek communities is really low (less than 2% on average :( ), so lets not discourage any more! See also !girls and !women for more information on how to help stop this tragedy. elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-11-25 08:53:16
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recursive <deleted><reply> see !recursive Seveas
Added on: 2008-01-13 20:26:28
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vimtutor an excellent tool for learning how to use vim. It can be found in the vim-full package, among others. Pici
Added on: 2007-12-27 21:10:47
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timevault <reply> TimeVault is a graphical backup tool for GNOME. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…/TimeVault and http://launchpad.net/TimeVault Spec
Added on: 2007-12-27 19:02:52
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kirby-#offtopic <deleted><reply> <(^.^<) <(^.^)> (>^.^)> Spec
Added on: 2007-09-14 20:46:25
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otherhelp <reply> If no-one here can help you you can try the ubuntu-users mailing list - https://lists.ubuntu…untu-users or the forums - http://ubuntuforums.org Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-02-16 03:07:54
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usersplanet <reply> A new aggregation of blogs from Ubuntu users was set up. This differs from Planet Ubuntu (found at http://planet.ubuntu.com), and you do not need to be an official Ubuntu member to join. Please see http://ubuntuweblogs.org/ to discover and http://ubuntuweblogs…ubmit.html to submit your Ubuntu-related weblogs. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-01-19 07:14:44
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bigiron <reply> Ubuntu's "bigiron" server kernel (linux-image-server-bigiron) is geared towards systems with more than 8 CPUs. bimberi
Added on: 2006-11-30 02:44:44
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kb <reply> While it is common in the computing field to consider 1kB (one kilobyte) = 1024B (1024 bytes), the correct equation, according to standard IEEE 1541, is 1kB = 1000B. On the other hand, 1KiB (one kibibyte) = 1024B - Same goes for all multiples LjL
Added on: 2006-07-18 23:12:20
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lgpl the Lesser GPL, formerly called the Library GPL. See http://www.gnu.org/l…/lgpl.html apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:36:34
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marillat a repository created for Debian. Please don't use it on Ubuntu. Consider using !medibuntu Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:10:37
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lunix-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> LUnix is a Little Unix for your Commodore 64, dust it off and visit http://hld.c64.org/p…lunix.html for details! genii
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dmb <reply> The Developer Membership Board handles applications for new developer privileges. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…rshipBoard and https://wiki.ubuntu.…ionProcess for more details. For DMB attention, try !dmb-ping. Pici
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drunk-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Remember kids; don't drink and IRC! Or at least, google "How to fool the Ubuntu breathalyzer" first. rww
Added on: 2011-06-05 00:25:47
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kppa <reply>Kubuntu has several different PPA's for those who want to test or upgrade to the latest version. More information on the available Kubuntu PPA's can be found here: https://wiki.kubuntu…ubuntuPPAs jussi
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testdrive <reply> Testdrive makes it simple to run any Ubuntu release in a virtual machine, safely, and without affecting your current Ubuntu installation. See: https://launchpad.ne…/testdrive jpds
Added on: 2010-01-07 17:01:23
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raptors <deleted><reply>Not as big as you thought they were. But just as dangerous. "... clever girl..." Madpilot
Added on: 2009-09-19 07:04:37
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genii <deleted><reply> See !coffee genii
Added on: 2009-06-27 04:56:57
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gconf-editor a graphical tool used to maintain the GNOME desktop environment registry. For more info: https://help.ubuntu.…ConfEditor Myrtti
Added on: 2009-06-19 09:09:02
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ruby-#kubuntu-offtopic python-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ruby better than python, that's a fact tsimpson
Added on: 2009-04-21 22:57:19
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lightscribe <reply> For information on how to use LightScribe on Ubuntu please see the Wiki at https://help.ubuntu.…ightScribe Seeker`
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twss-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> That's what jdong in #ubuntuforums said! LjL
Added on: 2009-03-19 03:00:54
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expletive-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Consider yourself insulted. LjL
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mornington crescent-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Here's the map: http://www.upminster…ground.gif Seveas
Added on: 2007-08-05 11:57:41
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hamburger-#ubuntu-ohio <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-26 03:38:49
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kdesvn <reply> See http://techbase.kde.…Sources/en for details on accessing KDE's code via SVN or Git Mez
Added on: 2007-01-16 01:03:30
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youtube sound <reply> If you aren't getting sound while watching videos on youtube then please read this URL: http://ubuntuforums.…?p=1087994 Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-09-25 03:55:56
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shaddap!-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> :X Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-17 13:58:10
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kde firefox <deleted><reply> Go to http://konquefox.free.fr/ for tips and tricks on making Firefox more KDE-friendly. uniq
Added on: 2006-07-03 23:37:36
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wajig a simple tool for basic debian administration. you can handle apt commands, change alternatives defaults and handle service daemons via simple commands. wajig uses sudo every time. http://www.togaware.…rview.html Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:21:38
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alsa-source <deleted><reply> Want to use alsa 0.11? Grab and install http://archive.proge…2_all.deb, install linux-headers-$(uname -r) module-assistant and build-essential and run sudo module-assistant a-i alsa-source Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:27:10
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choices-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Choices are a curse of capitalism, trapping you in a paroxysm of indecision. Best to have One Way to Do Things. See also !unity, !gnome, and !python rww
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accessibility a11y <reply> Information about the Ubuntu Accessibility Team can be found on the wiki at https://wiki.ubuntu.…essibility or by joining #ubuntu-accessibility Pici
Added on: 2010-10-31 23:54:11
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opguide <reply> A guide to help operators learn some of the skills necessary to perform their jobs is available on the wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.…ratorGuide nhandler
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ubottuguide <reply> There is a (incomplete) guide for installing supybot and setting up an ubottu clone here: http://ubottu.com/guide tsimpson
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mootbot a bot to make the process of summarizing !meetings easier - Information at https://wiki.ubuntu.…am/MootBot LjL
Added on: 2008-09-30 14:53:35
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gettingstarted <reply> A great place to start your MOTU adventure is https://wiki.ubuntu.…ingStarted nickrud
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meaningoflife <reply>42. Hobbsee
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appreciate <reply> The people in this channel are all volunteers who donate their valuable time. Please do not 'reward' this kindness with rudeness. Saying 'Thank you' is more appropriate. Seveas
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sharedprinting <deleted><reply> If you are unable to share a printer over the network on 7.10 (Gutsy), AppArmour could be the problem. See http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=531343 to see how to disable it temporarily or permanently elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-12-14 12:59:39
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nl-troll In een internetomgeving is een Troll een persoon die slechts als doel heeft: het zaaien van onrust en het krijgen van reacties en aandacht. ompaul
Added on: 2007-09-15 19:58:02
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cupspdf <reply> Details on setting up "Print to PDF" are at http://ubuntu.wordpr…-cups-pdf/ bimberi
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bug-#ubuntu-devel <reply> If you find a bug in Ubuntu or any of its derivatives, please file a bug report at: http://bugs.ubuntu.com/ IRC is not a good medium to report bugs and this channel is for development coordination. Seveas
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ontopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the Kubuntu support channel, #ubuntu+1 supports the development version of Ubuntu and #kubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Jucato
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ops-#ubuntu-us <reply> Help! nixternal, pleia2, atoponce, etank, Zelut or jono! PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 01:06:52
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Last modified: 2007-12-16 23:13:29
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support-#ubuntuforums-beginners <reply> This channel is for the Ubuntu Beginners Transitioning team. While we'll be glad to help you, you may find better luck in #ubuntu or one of the more specialised support channels. ompaul
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compositor-#xubuntu <reply> To disable Xfce's built-in compositor, go to Settings Manager → Window Manager Tweaks → Compositor. To fix tearing, you can try Compton instead, for which Xubuntu includes default settings. somerville32
Added on: 2007-01-20 23:57:13
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newton <deleted>a desktop wiki for storing data fast and efficiently. It has a html syntax engine to allow easy formatting. To install it in Dapper Drake: http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=185972 Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-09-03 09:32:03
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