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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
Added on: 2007-03-29 07:29:16
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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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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
Added on: 2007-03-07 20:00:51
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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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xfce <reply> Xfce is a lightweight and configurable desktop environment used by !Xubuntu. Read more at http://xfce.org/ gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-06-29 02:46:25
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fixinstall <reply> For a few common problems when installing, see https://wiki.ubuntu.…emsInstall also make sure you have read !install apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 11:47:23
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lk Sri Lanka. If you want support in Sinhalese, get in to #ubuntu-lk Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 17:45:56
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bionic beaver 18.04 <reply> Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) will be the 28th release of Ubuntu - Announcement at http://www.markshutt…hives/1518 - Discussion in #ubuntu+1 Pici
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movelauncher launcher-position movedock <reply> To move the Unity launcher to the bottom of the screen in 16.04+, run `gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher launcher-position Bottom`. To move it to the left, run the same command with Left instead. For older Ubuntu versions, see https://askubuntu.co…y-launcher dax
Added on: 2016-03-23 15:59:43
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xubuntu-core core-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu Core is a slimmed down version of Xubuntu that doesn't come with all the additional features of a full and modern desktop. To install: « sudo apt-get install xubuntu-core^ » (A xubuntu-core task is also available from the !minimal ISO) knome
Added on: 2015-07-08 00:51:08
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xmir <deleted><reply> XMir is an X server that runs on top of Mir. It permits applications that know how to speak the X protocol but don't know how to speak to Mir (ie, approximately all of them at present) to run in a Mir-based environment. ( http://mjg59.dreamwi…26254.html ) ldunn
Added on: 2014-02-01 23:03:27
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debian-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu and Debian are closely related. The former hates the latter and wants to kill it, while the latter despises the former and wants to destroy it. Both suck on each other's blood. LjL
Added on: 2013-11-19 21:41:22
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pam <reply> PAM is plugable authentication modules AlanBell
Added on: 2013-01-03 09:14:51
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mint-#ubuntu-fi <reply> Linux Mint ei ole Ubuntun tuettu rinnakkaisjakelu. Ole hyvä ja hae tukea kanavalta #linuxmint-help palvelimella irc.spotchat.org IdleOne
Added on: 2012-06-09 17:44:55
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oggcamp-#ubuntu-uk a two day unconference on August 13th/14th 2011 - See http://oggcamp.org/ tsimpson
Added on: 2011-07-14 09:51:14
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mibbit <reply> freenode no longer supports connections from mibbit. See http://blog.freenode…net/?p=254 for more details. freenode help in #freenode Pici
Added on: 2009-06-19 13:33:01
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threelaws-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Asimov's Three Laws don't apply to IRC bots, silly human! Be afraid! Madpilot
Added on: 2009-05-12 08:25:28
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ops-#ubuntu-bots <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) LjL, PriceChild, elky, nalioth, tsimpson or jussi01! tsimpson
Added on: 2009-04-30 15:43:55
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stupidbot <deleted>stupid elky_work
Added on: 2008-09-24 06:41:47
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Last modified: 2009-06-10 19:46:10
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sfd <reply> Software Freedom Day, Saturday 17th September 2011 http://softwarefreedomday.org/ Get involved ompaul
Added on: 2008-07-06 04:05:54
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Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:36:54
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klipper the KDE clipboard utility. It stores clipboard history, and allows you to link clipboard contents to application actions. Further information is available at https://help.ubuntu.…ty/Klipper Myrtti
Added on: 2008-05-26 10:53:13
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expert <deleted><alias> anyone ompaul
Added on: 2008-02-23 15:23:17
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nbs <reply> Some packages are no longer built from source as a result of various transitions. The reverse dependencies of these packages require an update. The current tracking list is available from http://people.ubuntu…chive/NBS/ Pici
Added on: 2007-11-26 17:30:44
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profanephobia-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Profanephobia is afraid of profane things! Spec
Added on: 2007-11-06 20:52:52
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tribe6 <deleted><reply> Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) Tribe 6 is not a formal release, but rather a bugfixing milestone. Please see http://tinyurl.com/3ytk9g for more information. Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-09-11 14:11:28
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scanners <reply> Scanning software: XSane, the GIMP (GNOME), Skanlite (KDE). For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.…nningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.…tsScanners - See also !OCR Hobbsee
Added on: 2007-04-07 15:23:25
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Last modified: 2008-11-05 11:59:40
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tango a style guideline and icon set. It can be found and read about at http://tango-project.org Seveas
Added on: 2006-11-22 21:57:04
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trac an open source, enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Look here for a Trac How To on Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.…uTracHowto nalioth
Added on: 2006-08-27 02:11:14
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tsimonq2-#kubuntu-devel <deleted><reply> fnord wxl
Added on: 2017-03-23 00:07:22
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yup-#xubuntu-devel <reply> yakkety yak, ackety ack, yuppety yup knome
Added on: 2016-04-22 20:15:39
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newfglrx fglrxmissing <reply> Ubuntu 16.04 and above do not contain AMD's proprietary "fglrx" video driver. Please use radeon or amdgpu instead (see https://help.ubuntu.…deonDriver ). We do not recommend or support downloading fglrx from other sources; please do not ask for help with it here. dax
Added on: 2016-04-16 05:12:35
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emacs-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu channels can only provide support for Ubuntu itself. Other operating systems have their own support channels. Please consult their websites for more information. rww
Added on: 2016-01-06 17:13:56
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willy <reply> It is spelt !wiLy :) Pici
Added on: 2015-05-04 14:43:35
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lpstatus <reply> If PPAs or other Launchpad services seem unavailable, please check https://twitter.com/…hpadstatus to see if there is a current issue which is already known genii
Added on: 2014-06-15 03:24:33
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bing-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ban rww
Added on: 2014-03-07 05:22:34
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canibeanop-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Maybe. Flannel
Added on: 2013-08-18 01:02:30
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fhqwhgads-#ubuntu-offtopic fh[tab]-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everybody to the limit, everybody to the limit! Flannel
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webapps <reply>Ubuntu Web Apps enable developers to create web applications that run in web browsers. They provide close integration to the Unity shell for functions such as launch, notifications and controls. - more info at http://developer.ubu…community/ or #ubuntu-webapps IdleOne
Added on: 2012-10-19 18:59:28
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admingroup <reply> Up through Ubuntu 11.10, administrator privileges using sudo was granted to the "admin" Unix group. In Ubuntu 12.04, privileges are granted to the "sudo" group, for consistency with upstream and Debian. For compatibility, the "admin" group will continue to have access in 12.04. tonyyarusso
Added on: 2012-05-04 20:50:58
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faq-#xubuntu faq-#xubuntu-devel faq-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply>Lists of common questions and answers about Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/n…gory/faq/. See also: https://help.ubuntu.…nQuestions knome
Added on: 2012-02-04 22:27:57
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benchmark <reply> Packages for bechmarking your system include bonnie++ (for drives), glmark2 (for 3D graphics), netperf (for networking), mbw (for memory) - For more, issue the !terminal command « apt-cache search benchmark » - See also !testing LjL
Added on: 2012-01-21 13:01:15
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ucp <deleted><reply> Ubuntu Certified Professional is a training course for systems administrators who need to deploy Ubuntu in an office environment. More: http://www.ubuntu.co…ofessional h00k
Added on: 2011-09-19 18:58:55
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za <reply> Do you need help with Ubuntu or Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Type /join #ubuntu-za or /join #kubuntu-za - Het jy hulp nodig het met Ubuntu of Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Tik /join #ubuntu-za of /join #kubuntu-za. IdleOne
Added on: 2011-09-07 10:39:36
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onirc <reply> It's onEirIc! rww
Added on: 2011-05-30 23:13:54
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skypefail <deleted><reply> Skype are currently having issues with connection problems and are working on a fix. A temporary fix can be found at https://support.skyp…kype-today Pici
Added on: 2011-05-26 14:12:14
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bitcoins-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>ban Flannel
Added on: 2011-05-25 23:36:06
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Last modified: 2011-07-22 05:56:23
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mathematica <reply> For help installing Mathematica on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.…athematica jrib
Added on: 2011-02-14 18:17:00
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version-bug <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 10.10's About Ubuntu application erroneously says "You are using Ubuntu 11.04". This is a bug. Run "lsb_release -a" in a terminal to see your Ubuntu version. Bug report at http://tinyurl.com/versionbug rww
Added on: 2011-01-24 05:50:37
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Last modified: 2011-02-07 02:05:23
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unregged <reply> If you are sent to #ubuntu-unregged even though you are registered (if you aren't, see !register), it may be because your client tries to /join #ubuntu very quickly after you !identify or because you don't identify at all. See https://www.freenode…l#identify for some tips on fixing this. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:50:06
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Last modified: 2014-01-25 01:33:23
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