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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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Last modified: 2008-09-07 18:07:13
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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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Last modified: 2007-11-03 00:33:20
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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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Last modified: 2009-04-07 17:30:43
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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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Last modified: 2015-09-14 19:38:15
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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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Last modified: 2009-10-06 06:08:02
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artful aardvark 17.10 <reply> Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) will be the 27th release of Ubuntu. It is due to be released in October 2017. Discussion in #ubuntu+1 Pici
Added on: 2017-04-20 18:18:35
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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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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
Added on: 2016-03-17 01:12:31
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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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bing-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ban rww
Added on: 2014-03-07 05:22:34
Last edited by dax
Last modified: 2017-01-18 01:48:12
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optimus <reply> Ubuntu uses nvidia-prime to support optimus videocards. knome
Added on: 2014-01-04 20:24:59
Last edited by k1l
Last modified: 2016-03-15 22:51:02
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tempopabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> rww is a bad op. IdleOne
Added on: 2013-05-25 05:30:30
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2016-02-11 08:08:12
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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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Last modified: 2014-02-12 03:03:27
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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
Last edited by AlanBell
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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10.4 <reply> Its 10.04!! Pici
Added on: 2010-05-06 13:21:43
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preinstalled <reply>Looking for a system with Ubuntu preinstalled? see: https://help.ubuntu.…-installed jussi
Added on: 2010-04-20 17:01:59
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Last modified: 2010-04-20 17:04:05
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eamspeak <deleted>the proprietry VoIP software see: https://help.ubuntu.…/TeamSpeak For a open source alternative consider using Mumble http://mumble.sourceforge.net/ Mamarok
Added on: 2009-08-08 09:54:34
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Last modified: 2010-06-18 21:50:55
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offtopic-#kubuntu-devel <reply> #kubuntu-devel is the development channel for Kubuntu, please use #kubuntu for support questions and #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks stdin
Added on: 2008-12-20 14:41:02
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Last modified: 2008-12-20 14:42:00
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mjg59 <reply> mjg59 says that !ultamatix is "nowhere near the most condescending or belittling thing I've written about someone else's software." elkbuntu
Added on: 2008-11-05 09:29:17
Last edited by rww
Last modified: 2011-05-26 02:21:06
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otherdistro <reply> we really don't do help for your distro, perhaps if you put a # in front of the distro name you might find yourself in their channels where they would be able to welcome you and help more than we can ompaul
Added on: 2008-09-28 20:28:48
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fixed <reply> It's fixed! stdin
Added on: 2008-09-10 23:16:12
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xubuntu-compiz <deleted><reply> You can find an excellent tutorial on how to configure Xubuntu with compiz at http://xubuntublog.w…y-xubuntu/ Flannel
Added on: 2008-07-21 06:01:23
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2013-11-10 17:09:56
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1sustainableresource <deleted><reply> the only everlasting, sustainable resources are human stupidity, ignorance and avarice. nickrud
Added on: 2008-07-12 01:27:35
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-02-18 17:46:11
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badhostmask <reply> This is not the channel you intended to join. You have been redirected here because your nickname, username or hostname contains unacceptable language (see « /msg $nick language »). Please change it, then reconnect to join the correct channel. LjL
Added on: 2007-12-26 17:27:29
Last edited by m4v
Last modified: 2013-02-28 17:00:52
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ops-#ubuntu-nl <reply> Help! profoX, JanC, Seveas, defrysk, joolz, SWAT of wdh! Seveas
Added on: 2007-11-11 18:16:28
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newstome ohh wow, I missed the 11 o'clock bulletin ompaul
Added on: 2007-08-04 17:53:23
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meetings-#edubuntu meeting-#edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu meetings are (usually) held weekly on Wednesdays, alternating between 12:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC. « @schedule » may show when the next one will be, otherwise check the !fridge. All welcome! bimberi
Added on: 2007-04-19 06:35:59
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Last modified: 2007-05-02 22:57:54
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library packaging guide lib-p-g <reply> http://www.netfort.g…guide.html fdoving
Added on: 2007-03-18 00:50:56
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ops-#ubuntu-ohio <reply>Help! jacobmp92, meatballhat, rrittenhouse, PWill or Vorian. PriceChild
Added on: 2007-03-14 01:05:05
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nonxgl noxgl a script that allows you to run applications which require direct rendering under XGL (e.g. OpenGL games). It only works with nVidia cards. More information here: http://ubuntuforums.…p?t=176636 Seveas
Added on: 2006-10-20 18:25:23
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kdeincludes <reply> To install the kde includes, install the kde-devel package. apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 16:44:06
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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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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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recovery-#ubuntu-touch <reply> You need to use the right recovery.img for your device when flashing with adb: see https://wiki.ubuntu.…vice-flash Pici
Added on: 2015-08-10 15:48:57
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xterm-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> If with all the cute terminals that are around you're still using xterm, then you deserve any problem you're experiencing with it. Go away. rww
Added on: 2014-01-05 00:42:05
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hello-#xubuntu-devel hi-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Hello! Welcome to $chan! Please note that this channel is for Xubuntu developer coordination. For support questions, please use #xubuntu. Offtopic chatter in #xubuntu-offtopic. knome
Added on: 2013-12-11 23:47:19
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2014-04-18 13:10:56
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xubuntu-devel devel-#xubuntu <reply> The Xubuntu developer mailing list information can be found at https://lists.ubuntu…untu-devel | The Xubuntu developer IRC channel is #xubuntu-devel knome
Added on: 2013-03-10 23:45:09
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Last modified: 2013-03-16 19:11:19
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ports-#ubuntu-phone <reply>There has been some success with the d2vzw verizon variant of the Galaxy S3. There has been some progress on the Kindle Fire too. Other devices may be ported to too, Canonical is not working on them and there is no roadmap or timescale. See https://wiki.ubuntu.…ch/Porting AlanBell
Added on: 2013-02-22 10:18:30
Last edited by AlanBell
Last modified: 2013-02-22 10:54:06
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pastebinit-#ubuntu-se <reply> pastebinit är kommando-motsvarigheten av !pastebin. Utskrifter från kommandon och annan text kan skickas genom pastebinit, som sedan returnerar den URL där utskriften finns att läsa. För att använda pastebinit, installera paketet « pastebinit » från pakethanteraren. Användandet är enkelt; kommando | pastebinit -b http://paste.ubuntu.com tsimpson
Added on: 2011-08-30 10:25:58
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Last modified: 2011-08-30 10:31:46
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session-#xubuntu <reply> To clear your session, go to Settings > Settings Manager > Session and Startup (tab Session), quit any programs you don't want to open and click "Save Session". The next time you log out, uncheck the "Save session for future logins" -checkbox from the quit menu. knome
Added on: 2011-08-16 09:38:38
Last edited by knome
Last modified: 2011-08-16 10:12:08
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surround <reply> If you're having trouble getting surround sound working in Ubuntu, try the instructions on this page: https://help.ubuntu.…roundSound LjL
Added on: 2011-05-30 19:14:25
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biting-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Biting is excellent! It's like kissing, only there's a winner! rww
Added on: 2011-05-19 22:06:42
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oneko-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> oneko is the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! rww
Added on: 2011-01-23 04:44:06
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googlearth <reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (as in price), for Linux. To download it see http://earth.google.…earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository. - If Google Earth crashes on start, download version 5.1 instead of 5.2 from the website. tsimpson
Added on: 2010-11-06 08:59:27
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2010-11-06 09:00:16
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ops-#ubuntu-beginners <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, DarkwingDuck, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, PriceChild, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, or PabloRubianes! nhandler
Added on: 2010-09-22 21:35:18
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-05-25 17:46:34
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mousekeys <reply> Mousekeys use the keyboard's number pad to control the mouse cursor. It can be configured using Keyboard Preferences or toggled using shift+numlock. For more information, see http://live.gnome.or…/MouseKeys Pici
Added on: 2010-08-25 14:26:37
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