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icqbug <deleted><reply> If you use Hardy or Gutsy, and are getting the message "The client version you are using is too old" when conneting to ICQ with Pidgin, please check for new updates. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-02 16:06:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 02:32:01
Requested 29 times
sfd <reply> Software Freedom Day, Saturday 17th September 2011 http://softwarefreedomday.org/ Get involved Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-07-06 04:05:54
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-11 20:36:54
Requested 8 times
kvm the preferred virtualization approach in Ubuntu. For more information see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-07-07 22:33:19
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-07-07 22:33:36
Requested 302 times
support-#kubuntu <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://www.kubuntu.com/support.php Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-08 15:59:07
Requested 14 times
1sustainableresource <deleted><reply> the only everlasting, sustainable resources are human stupidity, ignorance and avarice. Added by nickrud
Date: 2008-07-12 01:27:35
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-02-18 17:46:11
Requested 6 times
web2.0-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Welcome to - http://zombo.com/ Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-07-14 02:59:53
Requested 113 times
todo-#ubuntu-motu <reply> Looking for something todo? Look no further! Check out https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/TODO for a quick list of suggestions. Added by jpds
Date: 2008-07-14 09:55:15
Requested 0 times
python a popular Object Oriented scripting language included in Ubuntu. For more on Python please see http://www.python.org/ or #python Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2008-07-16 13:09:53
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-10-05 11:55:43
Requested 321 times
cookies <reply> Cookies are delicious delicacies. Added by Flannel
Date: 2008-07-16 21:18:36
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2008-07-23 12:27:43
Requested 216 times
serverguide guide <reply> The Ubuntu server guide may be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/ Added by jpds
Date: 2008-07-20 19:30:54
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:54:04
Requested 275 times
gettingstarted <reply> A great place to start your MOTU adventure is https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/GettingStarted Added by nickrud
Date: 2008-07-21 05:01:13
Requested 9 times
xubuntu-compiz <deleted><reply> You can find an excellent tutorial on how to configure Xubuntu with compiz at http://xubuntublog.wordpress.com/2007/12/09/xubuntu-compiz-pretty-pretty-xubuntu/ Added by Flannel
Date: 2008-07-21 06:01:23
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-11-10 17:09:56
Requested 6 times
opendns <deleted><reply>To set up OpenDNS in Ubuntu, see https://store.opendns.com/setup/device/ubuntu/ Added by jpds
Date: 2008-07-23 16:16:31
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:52:09
Requested 30 times
botclone botcloning <reply> $nick uses supybot, which is available in the main !repositories, with additional plugins that are available at https://ubottu.com/clone.html - to help out with ubottu development please join #ubuntu-bots-devel :) Added by stdin
Date: 2008-07-24 01:34:39
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:01:37
Requested 415 times
hal-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-25 17:17:03
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2014-08-15 18:16:21
Requested 14 times
ontv <reply>Just because someone on TV said something offensive, it does not make it ok for you to repeat it here. It is still offensive. Please use common sense and be considerate of others. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-07-26 12:07:45
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-07-26 12:08:21
Requested 4 times
uwn <reply> The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter may be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter Added by jpds
Date: 2008-07-26 19:49:25
Requested 6 times
dkms <reply>DKMS is Dynamic Kernel Module Support. See https://launchpad.net/dkms for more. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-07-27 09:52:47
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2008-07-27 10:06:21
Requested 93 times
ultamatix ultramatix <reply> Ultamatix is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. Use of this software may cause damage to your Ubuntu install. Do not suggest its use in this channel. See http://mjg59.livejournal.com/99905.html and !automatix for more info. Added by Flannel
Date: 2008-07-29 20:03:09
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-11-02 12:44:05
Requested 102 times
purexfce purexubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !KDE and !Gnome packages and have a default !Xubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purexfce » Added by stdin
Date: 2008-07-30 21:41:26
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-02-08 23:37:30
Requested 366 times
openvpn <reply> OpenVPN is a vpn technology in Ubuntu, sudo apt-get install openvpn and then see http://openvpn.net/ and see the documentation "HOWTO" noting you have already installed it. ;-) It rocks! Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-08-04 15:44:00
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-08-04 15:46:07
Requested 136 times
lovetoo <deleted><reply> Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-08-05 08:53:24
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-12-11 17:47:26
Requested 25 times
fud <reply>Please do not fall prey to, or spread FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) - it is not welcome here! Please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear,_uncertainty_and_doubt Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-08-06 17:03:48
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2008-08-31 23:44:02
Requested 189 times
pickup <reply> Just a tip: talking about finding and/or picking up guys/chicks is rude to the people of whichever gender who are in this channel and dont feel like being 'found' or 'picked up'. This is not a speed dating channel. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-08-14 10:46:13
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-08-14 10:48:53
Requested 15 times
newdrive newharddrive newhd <reply> For help with adding a new hard disk drive to an installed system, refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive - see also !fstab Added by Mez
Date: 2008-08-20 17:52:09
Requested 17 times
lb <reply> The Lebanese LoCo team is only a couple of clicks away. Discover its flavor in #ubuntu-lb Added by jrib
Date: 2008-08-30 16:27:28
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-08-30 16:43:37
Requested 27 times
ops-#ubuntu-fi <reply> ninnnu, ath, Reaby, Nakkel, Vililikku, Tm_T, Myrtti, mjr, Koffa, Mirv, Telep, rhkfin tai heikki! AAAPPPUUUUVA! apuva, apuva aaapuuuva! Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-09-01 13:35:53
Requested 12 times
badident <reply> Unfortunately, your IRC client has been configured with an ident containing an objectionable word. We don't allow such into our main channels as it offends a lot of people. Your ident is not your nickname. Once you've changed your ident, please disconnect from Libera and reconnect. You will then automatically be let back into the channel you tried to join. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-09-06 11:16:31
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:47
Requested 25 times
jaunty jackalope 9.04 <reply> Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) was the tenth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: October 23, 2010. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Added by Flannel
Date: 2008-09-09 03:26:15
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-10-21 16:09:52
Requested 1732 times
fixed <reply> It's fixed! Added by stdin
Date: 2008-09-10 23:16:12
Requested 6 times
sysrq reisub <reply> In an emergency, you may be able to shutdown cleanly and reboot by holding down Alt+PrintScreen and typing slowly, in succession, S, U and B. For an explanation, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-09-12 20:29:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-03 18:24:32
Requested 483 times
downfor <reply>To check whether or not a website is really down, please use http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ (requires Javascript) instead of polling the channel. Thank you! Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-09-14 10:17:51
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-09-14 12:51:29
Requested 21 times
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.com/Artwork Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-09-16 13:13:04
Requested 5 times
fusesmb-#xubuntu <reply>fusesmb is a tool that allows easy access to shared folders (smb) on a network. Links with more info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FuseSmb Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-09-17 19:48:34
Requested 25 times
zork-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door. There is a small mailbox here. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-09-18 13:09:33
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-04-19 13:37:22
Requested 40 times
neon project-neon <reply> KDE Neon ( http://neon.kde.org/ ) is a KDE project to package the latest stable and development versions of KDE software on top of an Ubuntu base. As it is not an official Ubuntu or Kubuntu project, please use #kde-neon for discussion and support. Added by stdin
Date: 2008-09-19 19:00:47
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 00:24:58
Requested 144 times
ubuntuemail <deleted><reply>An @ubuntu.com email alias is a privilege that is granted to all Ubuntu members. Please see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuEmail and !member. Added by jpds
Date: 2008-09-21 07:47:04
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-18 23:55:29
Requested 1 times
intelbrick <deleted><reply> Concerned about Intrepid breaking Intel e1000e gigabit adaptors? See http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=5841972#post5841972 for a more realistic assessment. Added by elky
Date: 2008-09-23 21:25:48
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-04-23 13:37:42
Requested 3 times
stupidbot <deleted>stupid Added by elky_work
Date: 2008-09-24 06:41:47
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-10 19:46:10
Requested 8 times
whoami <reply> use @whoami Added by stdin
Date: 2008-09-24 09:27:27
Requested 118 times
login <reply> use @login Added by stdin
Date: 2008-09-24 09:27:37
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-09-24 09:27:52
Requested 120 times
ops-#ubuntu-server <reply> Help! Channel emergency! infinity, soren, lamont, mathiaz, Pici, Daviey, Tm_T, Corey, IdleOne, ikonia, funkyhat, Myrtti, ocean, genii, phunyguy! Added by LjL
Date: 2008-09-25 23:48:35
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-08-30 19:50:29
Requested 118 times
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 Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-09-28 20:28:48
Requested 7 times
mootbot a bot to make the process of summarizing !meetings easier - Information at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ScribesTeam/MootBot Added by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 14:53:35
Requested 9 times
sshd <reply> SSH is the Secure SHell protocol, sshd is the server (or daemon) of SSH. For setting up the SSH server, please see: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openssh-server.html . Advanced SSH uses: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSH/OpenSSH/Advanced . For SSH client information, see !ssh . Related: !scp (Secure CoPy) Added by Pici
Date: 2008-09-30 18:26:26
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-27 16:44:18
Requested 149 times
my own <deleted><reply> Here you go! Added by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 23:53:10
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-11 20:27:28
Requested 4 times
binarydriver-#ubuntu+1 <deleted><reply> For Ati/NVidia/Matrox video cards, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VideoDriverHowto | The ATI and nVidia binary drivers may not currently be installable. Added by stdin
Date: 2008-10-03 10:02:27
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-04-26 17:51:59
Requested 95 times
interpid <reply> It is spelt InTREPid Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-05 18:20:26
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-01 16:29:08
Requested 4 times
yes-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> no u who changed my factoid will experience stinging retaliation Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-11 23:10:19
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-01-19 03:45:07
Requested 128 times
fr-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ce canal est en anglais uniquement. Si vous voulez discuter en francais, merci de rejoindre #ubuntu-fr-offtopic Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-18 00:59:23
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-10-04 21:53:25
Requested 99 times

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