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bing-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ban rww
Added on: 2014-03-07 05:22:34
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Last modified: 2017-01-18 01:48:12
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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
Added on: 2011-10-24 14:42:00
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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
Added on: 2011-05-23 06:51:36
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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://freenode.net…nswer/sasl for some tips on fixing this. nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:50:06
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Last modified: 2018-03-29 19:57:52
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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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Last modified: 2011-04-11 20:14:13
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genii <deleted><reply> See !coffee genii
Added on: 2009-06-27 04:56:57
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Last modified: 2010-03-10 15:30:51
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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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Last modified: 2011-03-03 21:34:05
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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`
Added on: 2009-04-18 23:06:11
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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
Added on: 2009-03-19 02:58:42
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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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Last modified: 2016-04-02 04:24:15
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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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Last modified: 2011-08-17 00:00:22
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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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Last modified: 2011-09-09 04:45:14
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jack <reply> The JACK Audio Connection Kit is a sound server meant for professional applications, allowing different audio protocols and applications to interconnect in nearly unlimited ways. This is the core of Ubuntu Studio's audio workflow. See https://help.ubuntu.…0is%20JACK for more information on JACK in general. wxl
Added on: 2017-03-16 23:23:12
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conky <reply> Conky is an application that can show system information (and more) on your desktop. See https://help.ubuntu.…ingUpConky for more details and a beginners guide. knome
Added on: 2016-07-06 12:11:13
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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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Last modified: 2016-04-16 05:12:57
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certificates certificate <reply> For more information about Ubuntu Membership Certificates and how to obtain please read http://fridge.ubuntu…u-members/ IdleOne
Added on: 2014-08-12 16:14:42
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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
Added on: 2014-01-05 00:38:59
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Last modified: 2014-03-30 21:46:05
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pam <reply> PAM is plugable authentication modules AlanBell
Added on: 2013-01-03 09:14:51
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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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Last modified: 2010-10-31 23:55:59
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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
Added on: 2010-07-01 04:29:17
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ubottuguide <reply> There is a (incomplete) guide for installing supybot and setting up an ubottu clone here: https://ubottu.com/guide tsimpson
Added on: 2009-05-03 12:06:27
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Last modified: 2017-10-30 07:01:51
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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
Added on: 2008-07-21 05:01:13
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meaningoflife <reply>42. Hobbsee
Added on: 2008-06-29 08:14:38
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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
Added on: 2008-03-05 22:55:43
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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
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2011-04-29 02:37:55
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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
Added on: 2007-05-22 06:09:42
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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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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
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
Last edited by Unit193
Last modified: 2015-12-01 23:50:29
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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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Last modified: 2009-11-08 01:11:52
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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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grep a command-line tool that finds a string in a file or a stream. Grep can be recursive through directories and searches can be simple or complex. See https://help.ubuntu.…unity/grep Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 19:08:27
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Last modified: 2017-03-15 16:21:51
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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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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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Last modified: 2015-08-17 23:22:06
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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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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:17:06
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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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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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