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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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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
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ops-#ubuntu-beginners <deleted><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
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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
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meeting-#kubuntu-devel <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu…u/Meetings jussi
Added on: 2010-06-04 12:53:27
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mavrick <reply> It is spelt !mavERick :) Pici
Added on: 2010-04-02 11:21:35
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deadbadger-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>The real story of Linux and badgers: http://www.strangeho…dger.shtml Madpilot
Added on: 2009-11-26 12:09:28
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also does a few other tasks, if she notices a bug number in the form "bug 2" then she will tell the channel what the bug <deleted>and give a URL for it. She also will tell information about packages in the following way: jussio1
Added on: 2009-11-05 17:14:50
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pocketpc windows mobile <reply> For information on transferring files and synchronizing to PocketPC and Windows Mobile devices, see https://help.ubuntu.…dowsMobile Pici
Added on: 2009-10-15 18:04:01
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multisearch <deleted><reply> http://www.asoftsite…about.html gnomefreak
Added on: 2009-07-30 13:44:54
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croeso <reply>Helô! Croeso i'r sianel #ubuntu-cym Seeker`
Added on: 2009-05-26 22:44:27
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get_iplayer http://linuxcentre.n…t_iplayer/ a small perl script which can download content from BBC iPlayer and ITV catch up services. popey
Added on: 2009-04-05 22:23:20
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does-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Yes, yes I do! Or maybe not. LjL
Added on: 2009-03-28 23:29:31
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screen-#ubuntu-server <deleted><reply> Screen is a window manager for terminal sessions, also useful over SSH. The 'screen-profiles' package provides very useful additional utilities. See https://help.ubuntu.…ity/Screen LjL
Added on: 2009-03-03 17:00:12
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alright. your issue <deleted>the - infront of "rm" not sudo -rm, but sudo rm. Flannel
Added on: 2008-09-20 06:57:00
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artteam <reply>The Artwork Team is a community effort that aims to enrich Ubuntu by designing high quality, original and beautiful themes to be available in the repo as an *alternative* to the default look. For more info please see: https://wiki.ubuntu.…om/Artwork jussi01
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twss-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>Thats what she said! jussi01
Added on: 2008-06-13 23:23:18
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ircteam <reply> https://wiki.ubuntu.…RC/IrcTeam Mez
Added on: 2008-06-11 18:49:31
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opguidelines-#ubuntu-ops <reply> For information regarding guidelines that all Ubuntu operators should follow, please read: https://wiki.ubuntu.…Guidelines Pici
Added on: 2007-12-10 17:23:12
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lynoure <deleted><reply> Lynoure has the answer! ompaul
Added on: 2007-11-06 20:52:42
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mythtv-mysql <reply>Having issues with 'access denied for user 'mythtv'@'localhost' (using password: YES), please see: http://ubuntuforums.…ostcount=4 Madpilot
Added on: 2007-11-03 03:33:25
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screenshots-#edubuntu <deleted><reply> Screenshots of Edubuntu 7.04 are available at http://shots.osdir.c…mp;slide=1 bimberi
Added on: 2007-05-10 07:33:04
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etch a Debian release, its repos are not for use with Ubuntu unless you are a dev, they will break stuff. ompaul
Added on: 2007-04-22 15:09:00
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eff The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a non-profit advocacy and legal organisation with the stated purpose of being dedicated to preserving free speech rights. http://www.eff.org/ elkbuntu
Added on: 2007-02-07 12:56:19
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kopete-icq-aim <deleted><reply> Due to a bug within Kopete's AIM/ICQ plugin, Kopete will not connect correctly to AIM/ICQ. Working versions can be found at: http://ubuntu.lnix.n…opete-fix/ fdoving
Added on: 2006-11-09 00:24:01
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buntudot $hr$buntudot.org also runs a 3rd party Repository of ubuntu software see : http://www.buntudot.org/howtos/buntudotorg-repositories/ <deleted><reply> http://www.buntudot.org is a 3rd party *buntu news website with articles, reviews, how-to’s, and links for all the buntu's ( not affiliated or run by Canonical Ltd. ) imbrandon
Added on: 2006-07-13 21:25:27
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ifrename <reply> ifrename allows you to rename interfaces at boot based on various criteria such as driver, mac address, etc. 'man ifrename' and 'man iftab' for details on configuration. imbrandon
Added on: 2006-06-27 04:00:58
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kernelcleanup <reply> For information about removing old kernels to free up space on /boot, see https://help.ubuntu.…OldKernels dax
Added on: 2017-11-27 17:55:17
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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
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clink-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Past the lips, and over the gums... Look out stomach! Here it comes... genii
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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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xk al <reply> Edhe Ubuntu Ekipi LoCo Shqipe shërben si Shqipërinë dhe Kosovën, dhe ofron mbështetje në kanalin #flossk. Për të hyrë, lloji "/join #flossk" (pa thonjëza). Menzador
Added on: 2016-12-19 20:27:45
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sonikkuamerica <deleted><reply> No, his name is not Jessica. SonikkuAmerica
Added on: 2016-08-31 16:55:35
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kilbith my email address <deleted>jordan.uggla@gmail.com . As you may have guessed my name is Jordan Uggla :) Jordan_U
Added on: 2016-06-20 22:52:54
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magnets-15.04-#xubuntu <deleted><reply> Magnets for Xubuntu 15.04 (i386) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:8bc50171645e518b7008248336c2dec18d266490&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce (amd64) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:1b5fad4d440f07546fdf9e519b1f254352cd4680&tr=http://torrent.ubunt…9/announce knome
Added on: 2015-04-23 19:31:16
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random-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>9 Flannel
Added on: 2014-11-08 20:21:24
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release-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu releases a new version every 6 months. Each version is supported for 9 months (regular releases) to 3 years (long-term suppport (LTS) releases). More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.…m/Releases & https://wiki.ubuntu.…edReleases knome
Added on: 2013-04-24 13:54:47
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mainline-#ubuntu-se <reply> Ubuntus kernel-team tillhandahller kontinuerliga byggen av den senaste Linuxkrnan, som kan vara nvndbara fr att isolera fel eller att testa de senaste ndringarna. Mer information finns via https://wiki.ubuntu.…lineBuilds pangolin
Added on: 2012-02-25 10:40:43
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autostart-#xubuntu autostart-#xubuntu-offtopic autostart-#xubuntu-devel <reply> To add programs or scripts to start when logging in, use Applications menu -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup -> tab "Application autostart" - See !boot for starting (non-interactive) programs at boot knome
Added on: 2012-02-06 18:32:58
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menueditor-#xubuntu <reply> To edit the menus in Xubuntu, use the preinstalled menu editor MenuLibre. Read more about MenuLibre at https://smdavis.us/p…menulibre/ knome
Added on: 2012-02-02 23:53:10
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banana-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Banana! http://www.youtube.c…5sq0am3HdI jussi
Added on: 2011-10-21 19:11:00
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intentions <deleted><reply> I've heard that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. This saying is thought to have originated with Saint Bernard of Clairvaux who wrote, "L'enfer est plein de bonnes volontés et désirs" (hell is full of good wishes and desires). Don't buy it? It has scientific backing! See http://en.wikipedia.…ns#Studies elky
Added on: 2011-07-21 07:58:14
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kernel-faq <reply> A list of common questions about the Ubuntu Kernel can be found in https://wiki.ubuntu.…Kernel/FAQ Tm_T
Added on: 2011-07-08 09:10:03
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