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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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Last modified: 2010-08-12 12:39:16
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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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Last modified: 2011-05-26 16:53:43
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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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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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tsimonq2-#kubuntu-devel <deleted><reply> fnord wxl
Added on: 2017-03-23 00:07:22
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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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yup-#xubuntu-devel <reply> yakkety yak, ackety ack, yuppety yup knome
Added on: 2016-04-22 20:15:39
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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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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
Added on: 2013-02-13 08:15:47
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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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Last modified: 2017-10-30 06:54:11
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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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ccloak <reply> For Canonical employees requiring an @canonical cloak, please see the instructions on https://wiki.ubuntu.…IRC/Cloaks jussi
Added on: 2010-05-13 07:51:03
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newppa <reply> With Launchpad's Personal Package Archives (PPA), you can build and publish binary Ubuntu packages for multiple architectures simply by uploading an Ubuntu source package to Launchpad. See https://help.launchp…uickStart. Pici
Added on: 2010-04-28 12:01:19
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schedule-#ubuntu-classroom schedule-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> To view the upcoming Ubuntu Classroom schedule, visit the Learning Events Calendar at http://fridge.ubuntu…classroom/ nhandler
Added on: 2010-03-05 05:10:38
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Last modified: 2012-12-23 02:53:43
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list-it questo è un canale di aiuto solo, non è un canale o rete di distributione di fila Mamarok
Added on: 2009-08-11 16:24:34
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officialdocs <reply>Before doing anything you don't know about, check the official Ubuntu document repository and wiki pages at https://help.ubuntu.com These guides are created by the Ubuntu community for Ubuntu. This will give you a tried, test and most importantly *SUPPORTED* way to resolve your issue and move forward. Myrtti
Added on: 2008-05-06 10:29:16
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server-network networkcli network-cli clinetwork <reply> For help setting up networking on Ubuntu Server, see https://help.ubuntu.…ommandLine ompaul
Added on: 2008-04-14 21:51:09
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ogra <deleted><reply>ogra looks like a pirate! mneptok
Added on: 2007-11-30 00:19:48
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studiocd <reply>Ubuntu Studio is only available as an alternate DVD. The LiveCD installer does not meet Ubuntu Studio's requirements at this time. Pici
Added on: 2007-11-04 18:23:28
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mldonkey a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols, available in !Universe as 'mldonkey-server'. Clients include mkdonkey-gui (GTK) and KMLDonkey (KDE). See https://help.ubuntu.…y/MLDonkey - See also !P2P LjL
Added on: 2007-11-03 00:31:31
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interrupt <reply> You can interrupt an upgrade during the download phase. It will resume from where it left off when you run it again later. bimberi
Added on: 2007-04-20 03:36:28
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upgradeproblem <deleted>There is a problem with the latest linux-image-generic package (is broken as for now) it is a known bug that is being sorted out here: https://launchpad.ne…+bug/83976 elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-09 15:06:46
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ubuntucounter <deleted><reply> Get counted! You can find the Ubuntu counter project on http://ubuntucounter…hical.net/ Seveas
Added on: 2006-07-28 23:20:51
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moodin <deleted>a ksplash theme engine, enabled by default in Kubuntu Dapper, and you can grab it for Breezy here: http://www.kde-look.…tent=25705 apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-19 12:28:38
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ubuntustudio-installer <reply> Ubuntu Studio Installer is an app that can be used to add Ubuntu Studio's benefits to an existing Ubuntu (or official flavor) installation, or add additional packages. For more info, see https://help.ubuntu.…oInstaller hggdh
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16.04.2 rescheduled to February 16th due to several last minute issues with building and testing the ISOs. You can install the 16.04(.1) ISOs and run the updates if you are in a hurry. dax
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ubuntu-make a command line tool which allows you to download the latest version of popular developer tools like android sdk and others. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…buntu-make k1l
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doesn't work-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Doesn't work is a strong statement. Does it sit on the couch all day? Does it want more money? Is it on IRC all the time? Please be specific! Examples of what doesn't work tend to help too. Flannel
Added on: 2014-04-22 02:57:13
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tempopabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> rww is a bad op. IdleOne
Added on: 2013-05-25 05:30:30
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lies-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> 50% of this is true. IdleOne
Added on: 2013-03-10 23:07:27
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downtime <deleted><reply> Canonical is currently moving some servers, there will be downtime throughout this weekend. See http://fridge.ubuntu…ouncement/ elky
Added on: 2012-08-18 11:31:23
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Last modified: 2012-09-08 12:56:11
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meetingology a bot that runs !meetings and produces minutes - information at https://wiki.ubuntu.…etingology elky
Added on: 2011-09-06 07:24:08
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banhammer-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>http://i.imgur.com/BkaOF.png Flannel
Added on: 2011-07-04 05:30:37
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Last modified: 2011-07-16 04:01:07
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nasty <reply> It is spelt !naTTy :) IdleOne
Added on: 2011-04-11 20:25:54
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