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automate <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/i386/apb.html - See also !cloning Added by LJL
Date: 2007-03-21 01:00:24
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2015-09-28 14:51:35
Requested 1018 times
kickstart <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/installation-guide/amd64/apb.html - See also !cloning Added by LJL
Date: 2007-03-21 01:00:32
Last edited by Jordan_U
Date: 2014-12-04 23:22:27
Requested 6 times
opsnack happiness <reply>Chocolate! And Strawberries! And ICE CREAM! Ooo! and 60 minutes +m! Added by Amaranth
Date: 2007-03-26 19:44:08
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-06-06 02:13:45
Requested 369 times
dist-upgrade distupgrade <reply> A dist-upgrade will install new dependencies for packages already installed and may remove packages if they are no longer needed. This will not bring you to a new release of Ubuntu, see !upgrade if that is your intention. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-03-27 15:46:32
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2012-01-26 13:32:57
Requested 595 times
coc-jbj <reply> a/s/l? Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-27 17:37:09
Requested 59 times
usersnack <reply> Are peanut husks ok? The ops ate the chocolates and peanuts already... Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-03-28 17:27:44
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-04-11 13:44:19
Requested 51 times
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! Added by Jucato
Date: 2007-03-29 07:29:16
Requested 9 times
editing uwn editing-#ubuntu-marketing https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/EditingPolicies Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-29 13:19:27
Requested 1 times
scoobysnacks <reply> I prefer botsnacks, but thanks for the thought. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-03-29 13:34:30
Requested 14 times
jigdo the jigsaw downloader for building cd isos. for more information see http://www.debian.org/CD/jigdo-cd/ Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-03-30 04:16:41
Requested 33 times
asl <reply> Most of us don't speak American Sign Language; please try English instead. ✌ Added by Amaranth
Date: 2007-03-30 07:09:15
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-16 04:11:45
Requested 184 times
nvu <reply> kompozer is a WYSIWYG HTML editor for easily creating web pages, and the continuation of the dead Nvu project. It is available in !Universe on !Gutsy and later releases. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-03-31 06:17:02
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2011-05-27 15:52:57
Requested 96 times
seamonkey <reply> Seamonkey, formerly known as "Mozilla Application Suite", is available at http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/ with install instructions for ubuntu at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=186011 Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-31 13:52:30
Requested 41 times
owner botmaster master <reply> This bot is owned by Pici, and hosted on a Linode - http://linode.com - Questions about ubottu should be asked in #ubuntu-bots-team or #ubuntu-bots-devel <deleted><reply>Be sure to drink your ovaltine! Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-31 16:28:04
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2015-08-04 21:59:54
Requested 181 times
flavors variant flavor variants flavours <reply> Recognized Ubuntu flavors build on Ubuntu and provide a different user experience out of the box. They are supported both in #ubuntu and in their flavor channel. For a list, see https://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu-flavours Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-01 16:45:59
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-04-16 08:19:06
Requested 920 times
ops-#ubuntu-devel <reply>Help! Channel emergency! mneptok, Hobbsee, cjwatson, lamont, kees, darkwing, Unit193, idleone, infinity, Laney, or slangasek! Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 11:59:08
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-06-14 23:47:14
Requested 99 times
ops-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Help! Channel emergency! bdmurray, hggdh, Unit193 Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:01:59
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-06-14 23:47:19
Requested 22 times
ops-#ubuntu-motu <reply>Help! Hobbsee, Riddell, sladen, fbond, mneptok, gnomefreak, Seveas, dholbach, elky, Unit193, PriceChild, or jpds! Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:04:50
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-06-14 23:47:25
Requested 69 times
ops-#ubuntu-meeting <reply> Help! Seveas, Hobbsee, LjL, ompaulafk, Keybuk, mdz, sabdfl, janimo, ogra, mdke, dholbach, or jono Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:12:49
Requested 35 times
ops-#ubuntu-kernel <reply> Help! lamont, zul, T-Bone, mdz, or jdub Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:16:11
Requested 32 times
ops-#ubuntu-mozillateam <reply> Help! dfarning, hjmf, Yawner, asac, Admiral_Chicago, or gnomefreak Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:17:53
Last edited by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:18:17
Requested 3 times
anything anything. anything! anything!! <reply> So, you wanted to lure me into saying I don't know anything about anything? Yeah, that would be funny, of course. Now leave me alone. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-02 19:25:48
Requested 722 times
scanners <reply> Scanning software: XSane, the GIMP (GNOME), Skanlite (KDE). For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ScanningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsScanners - See also !OCR Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-07 15:23:25
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-11-05 11:59:40
Requested 8 times
pidgin gaim <reply> The Instant Messenger client Pidgin (formerly Gaim) (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Pidgin) supports MSN, XMPP (Jabber, GTalk and variants), AIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ, YIM, IRC and others. See also !Kopete Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-08 08:06:32
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:50
Requested 1156 times
gutsy gibbon 7.10 <reply> Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) was the seventh release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 18th, 2009. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-04-12 10:23:51
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-04-22 17:58:07
Requested 2006 times
gusty <reply> It is spelt !guTSy :) Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-04-12 11:52:01
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-09-03 01:25:03
Requested 185 times
dhcp Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, a protocol for automatic IP assignment from a router. Ubuntu uses dhclient as a DHCP client but other ones (and DHCP servers too) can be obtained from the !repos. More info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DHCP Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-12 20:24:23
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-12 20:25:10
Requested 187 times
names <reply> Ubuntu has an $adjective $animal naming scheme, summarized (and with a list of suggested words which you can add to) at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DevelopmentCodeNames Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-13 06:43:42
Requested 67 times
overshare tmi <reply>Um thanks... We *really* did not need to know that... Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-04-14 17:28:39
Requested 663 times
moztest mozillatest <reply> The Mozilla-testing repos can be found at: https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mozilla-daily/+archive/firefox-aurora. Please remember these are testing repos, the packages in these repos are not stable and may break things on your system. Use with caution. Please report bugs found from these packages to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MozillaTeam/Bugs Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-18 18:58:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:49:06
Requested 48 times
mozillateam <reply> Information on the Ubuntu Mozilla team can be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MozillaTeam Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-18 19:00:09
Requested 1 times
releaseparty rp <reply> Please remember that #ubuntu, #kubuntu, #xubuntu, #edubuntu, and #lubuntu are support channels. To countdown to !Saucy release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party - For in-person parties, see http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/global/2534/ Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-19 05:35:09
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-10-14 00:25:54
Requested 52 times
party parties release-party countdown <reply> Please remember that our support channels are for technical support and not general chat. To countdown to !$curDevelLower release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party. Thank you! :) Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-19 05:37:00
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-17 14:56:37
Requested 730 times
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! Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-19 06:35:59
Last edited by bimberi
Date: 2007-05-02 22:57:54
Requested 6 times
final beta already <reply> If you install a development version of Ubuntu $curDevel and keep up with package updates, then you will be upgraded to the official release of $curDevelNum when it comes out. To make sure, type « sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade » in a terminal. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-19 18:02:54
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-02-26 22:24:21
Requested 1327 times
nickspoon-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> There is no nick! Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-19 22:15:09
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-09-02 19:11:53
Requested 99 times
slow <reply>The Ubuntu repositories and ISO mirrors are currently under heavy load. Please consider using !torrents to download ISO images, and be patient with APT updates. Also, try changing !mirrors Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-20 00:05:06
Last edited by mneptok
Date: 2009-10-03 18:35:39
Requested 400 times
is a bot is a bot. <reply> Yes, I can confirm that I am a bot. For more information, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Bots Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-20 00:19:46
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-26 07:33:03
Requested 214 times
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. Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-20 03:36:28
Requested 7 times
apt-torrent <reply> The idea for using BitTorrent for pushing out updates has been registered here: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/apt-torrent Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-20 04:21:59
Requested 15 times
bug-#ubuntu-devel <reply> If you find a bug in Ubuntu or any of its derivatives, please file a bug report at: http://bugs.ubuntu.com/ IRC is not a good medium to report bugs and this channel is for development coordination. Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-04-20 21:46:35
Requested 12 times
etch a Debian release, its repos are not for use with Ubuntu unless you are a dev, they will break stuff. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-04-22 15:09:00
Requested 5 times
debootstrap used to create a !Debian or Ubuntu base system from scratch, without requiring the availability of !dpkg or !APT. It does this by downloading !.deb files from a mirror site, and carefully unpacking them into a directory you can eventually !chroot into. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebootstrapChroot for more information Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-22 15:12:30
Last edited by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-01-02 14:49:58
Requested 115 times
ompaul <deleted>well ompaul, don't get me started about that guy Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-04-22 21:42:23
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-09-13 23:55:39
Requested 111 times
kompozer a WYSIWYG HTML editor for easily creating web pages, and the continuation of the dead Nvu project. It is available in !Universe on !Gutsy and later releases. Note that there is a GTK incompatibility in !Intrepid and !Jaunty, so users of those releases should use the !PPA at https://launchpad.net/~giuseppe-iuculano/+archive/ppa instead. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-23 01:47:58
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2009-10-24 19:23:53
Requested 169 times
please <deleted><reply> Avoid following your questions with a trail of "Please, help me", "Can nobody help me?", "I really need this!", and so on. This just contributes to making the channel unreadable. If you are not answered, ask again later; but see also !repeat and !attitude Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-24 03:08:34
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2014-03-19 19:48:28
Requested 1462 times
wubi <reply> Wubi was a way to install Ubuntu from within Windows, but it is no longer supported in recent versions of Ubuntu and Windows, and was never well maintained even for Ubuntu 12.04. Do not use Wubi. See !install for other options for installing Ubuntu. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-25 03:06:00
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-07-06 16:33:06
Requested 1927 times
ir farsi <reply> #ubuntu-ir baraye Farsi zabanan mibashad ke channele rasmie goroohe Iran-ie ubuntu ast. #ubuntu-ir برای فارسی زبانان می‌باشد که کانال رسمی گروه ایرانی اوبونتو است. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-04-25 12:05:43
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-03-14 22:13:26
Requested 287 times
trogdor-#ubuntuforums <reply> http://www.homestarrunner.com/trogdor.html Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-26 03:36:57
Requested 21 times
hamburger-#ubuntuforums <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-26 03:38:02
Requested 4 times

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