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freenx nx <reply> FreeNX is advanced remote desktop technology. For more information and install instructions, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeNX Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:42:35
Requested 822 times
pronounce <reply> To learn how to pronounce Ubuntu, point your movie player at /usr/share/example-content/Experience ubuntu.ogg Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:44:41
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-10-17 21:59:19
Requested 61 times
motu short for Masters of the Universe. The brave souls who maintain the packages in the Universe section of Ubuntu. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:48:20
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:22
Requested 485 times
cn zh tw chinese china <reply> 如欲獲得中文的協助,請輸入 /join #ubuntu-cn 或 /join #ubuntu-tw Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-06-18 00:52:45
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-26 04:17:37
Requested 5221 times
wiki <reply>https://wiki.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu development documentation wiki. If you are looking for system help, please refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community - the Ubuntu community documentation. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:04:09
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:24
Requested 465 times
laptop notebook <reply> Laptop support information can be found on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportMachinesLaptops - http://www.linux-laptop.net/ - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LaptopTestingTeam - http://tuxmobil.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:06:13
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:49:35
Requested 523 times
br unr <reply> Por favor, use #ubuntu-br para ajuda em português. Para entrar no canal por favor faça "/join #ubuntu-br " sem as aspas. Para a comunidade local portuguêsa, use #ubuntu-pt. Obrigada. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:15:56
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2014-10-11 14:56:14
Requested 1157 times
es spanish espanol spain <reply> En la mayoría de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #ubuntu-es; escriba " /join #ubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:16:12
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-06-06 20:28:06
Requested 19557 times
fr french francais france <reply> Nous sommes desoles mais ce canal est en anglais uniquement. Si vous avez besoin d'aide ou voulez discuter en français, veuillez taper /join #ubuntu-fr ou /join #ubuntu-qc. Merci. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:16:34
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2013-08-16 18:50:48
Requested 8052 times
it italian italiano italy italia <reply> Vai su #ubuntu-it se vuoi parlare in italiano, in questo canale usiamo solo l'inglese. Grazie! (per entrare, scrivi « /join #ubuntu-it » senza virgolette) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:16:52
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-03-11 23:01:41
Requested 7428 times
root <reply> Do not try to guess the root password, that is impossible. Instead, realise the truth... there is no root password. Then you will see that it is 'sudo' that grants you access and not the root password. Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:18:28
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-05 23:00:16
Requested 4137 times
source <reply> You can easily fetch a package's source with apt-get. See: http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-sourcehandling.en.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:01:23
Requested 735 times
php <reply> PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language. A command-line only version can be installed in Ubuntu with the "php5-cli" package. See also !lamp for integrated server PHP. The Ubuntu server PHP5 guide is found at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/php5.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:23:01
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-27 16:44:01
Requested 180 times
list lista <reply>$who: No warez here! This is not a file sharing channel (or network); read the channel topic. If you're looking for information about me, type « /msg $nick !bot ». If you're looking for a channel, see « /msg $nick !alis ». Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:32:32
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:50:30
Requested 5376 times
kde <reply> KDE (http://kde.org) is an open community that creates and maintains software including the Plasma desktop. To install from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop », or see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingKDE . See http://kubuntu.org for more information. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 02:32:36
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:08
Requested 1971 times
synaptic <reply> Synaptic is a graphical utility which can install and remove software packages (.deb). For a good howto see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynapticHowto Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:41:59
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-15 19:57:12
Requested 1226 times
putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Date: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
Requested 62 times
kdesu kdesudo <reply> In KDE use « kdesudo <program> » to run graphical applications with root privileges when you have to. Never just use "sudo"! | See http://psychocats.net/ubuntu/graphicalsudo to find out why. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:44:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-04-21 15:55:39
Requested 576 times
telnet not safe. Please use ssh instead. See !ssh Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:45:32
Requested 116 times
wep <reply> WEP is totally insecure, don't use it, the full Wireless Documentation for Ubuntu can be found at: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:45:43
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2007-10-20 18:19:47
Requested 76 times
gksudo gksu <reply> gksudo was a way to run graphical applications as root. It should no longer be used. Use !pkexec instead. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:46:23
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-08-29 19:39:52
Requested 2019 times
pbuilder pbuilder howto a system to easily build packages in a clean chroot environment. To get started with PBuilder, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PbuilderHowto Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-18 15:48:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:28
Requested 157 times
guidelines behaviour etiquette <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:48:30
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-24 04:35:22
Requested 5308 times
koffice <deleted><reply> Integrated office suite for KDE, including word processing, spreadsheet, flow charting, image manipulation. For more info see: http://koffice.kde.org. Upgraded Kubuntu !Dapper packs at http://kubuntu.org/announcements/koffice-16.php Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:51:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-11-08 01:12:30
Requested 34 times
version <reply> To find out what version of Ubuntu you have, type « lsb_release -a » in a !shell - To know the available version of a package, « apt-cache policy <package> » Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:52:50
Last edited by Mez
Date: 2008-10-17 15:42:03
Requested 1762 times
appsy <reply> Nickname for http://kde-apps.org which hosts many popular 3rd-party KDE applications. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:53:44
Requested 4 times
zip file-roller ark <reply> Files with extensions .tar, .gz, .tgz, .zip, .bz2, .7z, .ace and other archive file formats can be opened with file-roller (GNOME), Ark (KDE), or Xarchiver (XFCE) - Also see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FileCompression Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:55:25
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-07-26 06:10:54
Requested 151 times
pinning pin an advanced feature that APT can use to prefer particular packages over others. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PinningHowto Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:57:41
Requested 1141 times
fsf The Free Software Foundation. See http://www.fsf.org/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:01:34
Requested 23 times
gnu <reply> G(NU's) N(ot) U(nix). A project that aimed to develop a complete operating system of Free Software, which Ubuntu is based on. See http://gnu.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:01:36
Requested 238 times
fridge <reply> The Fridge is the Ubuntu's Community News website, and can be found at http://fridge.ubuntu.com Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:02:27
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-10-11 14:21:08
Requested 38 times
debtags <reply> debtags is at http://wiki.debian.org/Debtags Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:04:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-11 21:13:53
Requested 3 times
soc <deleted>Google's Summer of Code project; see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GoogleSoC2010 and http://code.google.com/soc/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:05:15
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-10-28 19:20:23
Requested 15 times
irc channels irc-clients irc clients <reply> A list of official Ubuntu IRC channels, as well as IRC clients for Ubuntu, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InternetRelayChat - For a general list of !Libera channels, see !Alis - See also !Guidelines Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:06:51
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:15
Requested 2590 times
linux virus linuxvirus <reply> The short life and hard times of a Linux Virus http://librenix.com/?inode=21 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:15:23
Requested 119 times
ru russian russia <reply> Пожалуйста наберите /join #ubuntu-ru для получения помощи на русском языке. | Pozhalujsta naberite /join #ubuntu-ru dlya polucheniya pomoshi na russkom yazyke. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:15:55
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2011-08-07 10:13:45
Requested 5810 times
ftpd ftp servers ftp server ftp-server <reply> FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd, MuddleFTPd, wzdftpd - Graphical front-ends: PureAdmin, GProftpd (for GNOME), KcmPureftpd (for !KDE) - See also !FTP Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:16:36
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-10-23 18:42:41
Requested 640 times
cz czech cs <reply> České uživatele žádáme, aby mluvili v kanále #ubuntu anglicky. Česky je možno se domluvit v #ubuntu-cz. Děkujeme. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:18:29
Requested 482 times
hu hungary hungarian <reply> Magyar nyelvű segítséget az #ubuntu-hu csatornán talál Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:18:44
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-02-24 11:26:46
Requested 422 times
cli <deleted><reply>The linux terminal or command-line interface is very powerful. Open a terminal via Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal (Gnome) or K-menu -> System -> Konsole (KDE). Guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal or type in it: man intro Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:19:48
Last edited by ikonia
Date: 2014-07-19 14:37:06
Requested 433 times
uk gb <reply> Join us for a discussion using the Queen's English in #ubuntu-uk Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-18 16:20:41
Requested 191 times
live live cd livecd <reply> The Ubuntu Desktop ISO is a "Live" image, which can be run without altering existing files on your hard drive. Especially useful for testing your hardware's compatibility, it also includes an install option. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:24:06
Last edited by SonikkuAmerica
Date: 2016-10-16 00:50:29
Requested 628 times
changethemes changetheme <reply> To change GNOME themes: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuEyeCandy. Kubuntu (KDE) themes: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CustomizeKubuntu. Xubuntu (Xfce): !xfce-themes Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:25:41
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-10-23 00:26:39
Requested 627 times
html HyperText Markup Language, used to build web pages. WYSIWYG editors: KompoZer (was Nvu), Iceape Composer, Amaya (Hardy or earlier) - Development environments: Bluefish, Quanta+ - For a howto on HTML coding, see: http://www.w3schools.com/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:26:34
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2012-03-26 18:42:39
Requested 606 times
diskfree df disk-free <reply> Graphical representations of where your disk-space is being used are: baobab (GNOME), filelight / kinfocenter (Kubuntu). On the terminal: df -h -T Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-18 16:30:46
Requested 115 times
printing printer printers print cups cupsys ipp <reply> Printing in Ubuntu is done with cups. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Printers - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsPrinters - http://linuxprinting.org - Printer sharing: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NetworkPrintingWithUbuntu Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:31:13
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2012-12-26 05:41:14
Requested 2150 times
mail lists mailinglists ml <reply>Mail is another medium to communicate. Ubuntu mailing lists can be found at http://lists.ubuntu.com Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:31:43
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-09-18 09:29:11
Requested 338 times
alternate alternate cd alternatecd alternetive alternative alt <reply>The alternate CD has been discontinued for the main Ubuntu distro, please use and report any bugs in the !LiveCD Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:31:48
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:51:31
Requested 2291 times
daily dailybuild daily build <reply>Daily builds of the CD images of the current development version of Ubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:33:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:16:25
Requested 410 times
downgrade downgrading <reply> Attempting to downgrade to an older Ubuntu version is explicitly not supported and may break your system. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:33:44
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2011-04-13 19:44:11
Requested 868 times

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