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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. Added by knome
Date: 2011-08-16 09:38:38
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-08-16 10:12:08
Requested 5 times
eir <deleted>a utility bot for managing ban expiration. For usage instructions, see http://freenode.net/eir.shtml . For source code, see https://dev.freenode.net/redmine/projects/eir Added by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 06:47:14
Last edited by ezri
Date: 2016-03-09 21:24:02
Requested 29 times
devilspie-#xubuntu devilspie <deleted>a tool that can perform actions on windows when running applications. Actions include resizing, positioning, pinning etc. Use the package gdevilspie to configure from GUI, or see usage information at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Devilspie Added by knome
Date: 2011-08-21 19:53:06
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-08-21 19:55:27
Requested 1 times
devilspie-#xubuntu <deleted><reply> devilspie is a tool that can perform actions on windows when running applications. Actions include resizing, positioning, pinning etc. Use the package gdevilspie to configure from GUI, or see usage information at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Devilspie Added by knome
Date: 2011-08-21 19:55:39
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-08-21 20:21:03
Requested 2 times
gdm2setup <reply> Up to Oneiric, GDM was used as the login manager. You can configure your GDM options, including the wallpaper and theme, with gdm2setup. See https://launchpad.net/gdm2setup for more information and installation instructions.~ Added by knome
Date: 2011-08-27 21:18:55
Requested 3 times
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 Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-08-30 10:25:58
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-08-30 10:31:46
Requested 5 times
ms <deleted><reply> Dalam kebanyakan saluran Ubuntu, kita hanya bercakap dalam Bahasa Inggeris. Malangnya pada masa ini, kita tidak mempunyai saluran bahasa Melayu. Kami minta maaf atas ketidaknyamanannya. Jika anda boleh bercakap bahasa Inggeris, sila berbuat demikian, atau menggunakan penterjemah internet. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-09-03 21:27:54
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2011-09-03 21:44:05
Requested 2 times
meetingology a bot that runs !meetings and produces minutes - information at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/meetingology Added by elky
Date: 2011-09-06 07:24:08
Requested 6 times
za <reply> Do you need help with Ubuntu or Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Type /join #ubuntu-za or /join #kubuntu-za - Het jy hulp nodig het met Ubuntu of Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Tik /join #ubuntu-za of /join #kubuntu-za. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-09-07 10:39:36
Requested 7 times
web3.0-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Welcome to - http://html5zombo.com/ Added by Pici
Date: 2011-09-07 19:54:45
Requested 27 times
notunity-#ubuntu+1 <deleted><reply> Ubuntu Oneiric uses GNOME 3 with the !Unity shell by default. To use GNOME Shell on Oneiric, install the "gnome-shell" package and investigate "gnome-tweak-tool". For GNOME Fallback mode, which is similar to GNOME 2, install "gnome-panel". Both packages will place a new entry in the Sessions dropdown on the login window. Added by rww
Date: 2011-09-11 16:18:01
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-10-13 14:09:24
Requested 36 times
loffice openoffice libreoffice <reply> LibreOffice is a Free and open source office suite that includes word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, vector drawing and database components. To install: "sudo apt-get install libreoffice". User help available in #libreoffice. Added by Jordan_U
Date: 2011-09-18 17:50:51
Requested 52 times
ucp <deleted><reply> Ubuntu Certified Professional is a training course for systems administrators who need to deploy Ubuntu in an office environment. More: http://www.ubuntu.com/support/training/course-descriptions/certified-professional Added by h00k
Date: 2011-09-19 18:58:55
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:50:43
Requested 7 times
precise pangolin 12.04 <reply> Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) was the 16th release of Ubuntu. !End-of-life was April 28th 2017. See https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2017-April/003833.html and !eol for more information Added by Pici
Date: 2011-10-05 19:38:43
Last edited by tomreyn
Date: 2021-05-21 21:47:05
Requested 952 times
zsync <reply> Use zsync to update your Ubuntu CD image without needing to download the parts that didn't change. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ZsyncCdImage Added by LjL
Date: 2011-10-06 19:24:01
Requested 44 times
doctor <reply> M-x doctor Added by topyli
Date: 2011-10-07 13:06:31
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-10-07 13:13:56
Requested 2 times
notunity disunited <reply> Since Ubuntu 11.10, !Unity is the default desktop in Ubuntu. For the !GNOME 3 desktop, install "gnome-shell". For !MATE, the continuation of GNOME 2, install "mate-desktop". For GNOME Flashback, install "gnome-session-flashback". Also see !flavors. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-10-13 14:08:44
Last edited by SonikkuAmerica
Date: 2016-12-14 19:43:41
Requested 1636 times
nounity <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 and higher use GNOME 3 with the !unity shell by default. To use GNOME Shell instead, from 12.10 and up install the "ubuntu-gnome-desktop" package. From 11.04 to 12.04, install the "gnome-shell" package and investigate "gnome-tweak-tool". For GNOME Fallback mode, which is similar to GNOME 2, install "gnome-panel". Both packages will place entries in the Sessions dropdown. Using Natty? See !classic Added by jrib
Date: 2011-10-13 15:04:36
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-01-21 03:56:58
Requested 171 times
gnome2 <reply> The GNOME Foundation has ceased support for GNOME 2, and as such it is not in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot). See !notunity for an alternative desktop experience. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-10-13 18:30:20
Requested 124 times
banana-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Banana! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5sq0am3HdI Added by jussi
Date: 2011-10-21 19:11:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:48:51
Requested 4 times
inteunity <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 11.10 använder normalt sett GNOME 3 med skalet !unity. För att använda GNOME Shell istället, installera paketet "gnome-shell" och möjligtvis även "gnome-tweak-tool". För GNOME Fallback mode, som liknar GNOME 2, installera "gnome-panel". Båda paketen placerar alternativ i sessionsmenyn vid login. Added by pangolin
Date: 2011-10-23 16:33:49
Last edited by pangolin
Date: 2011-10-23 16:44:34
Requested 2 times
dmb <reply> The Developer Membership Board handles applications for new developer privileges. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DeveloperMembershipBoard and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DeveloperMembershipBoard/ApplicationProcess for more details. For DMB attention, try !dmb-ping. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-10-24 14:42:00
Requested 10 times
dmb-ping <reply> ddstreet, rafaeldtinoco, rbasak, sil2100, slashd, teward, tsimonq2: DMB ping Added by Pici
Date: 2011-10-24 14:42:24
Last edited by JackFrost
Date: 2020-02-25 10:26:55
Requested 225 times
xchat <reply> xchat and xchat-gnome are old IRC clients which are not actively maintained outside of Ubuntu/Debian. Some versions of Ubuntu do not include them. Please strongly consider using hexchat instead, which has good upstream support and is widely recommended by the IRC community over xchat and xchat-gnome. Added by Madpilot
Date: 2011-10-28 02:25:13
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-11-11 23:34:44
Requested 89 times
xorgconf xorg.conf <reply> The /etc/X11/xorg.conf file is deprecated, but sometimes may still be needed to pass values to specific drivers. See `man xorg.conf` for file structure and syntax. For Ubuntu-specific documentation and more information, see also https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config Added by topyli
Date: 2011-10-28 18:26:10
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:29:06
Requested 180 times
ppu Per-Package Uploader. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopers#PerPackage for more information and application process. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-11-05 21:25:55
Requested 1 times
btrfs <reply> Btrfs is a filesystem available for Ubuntu. It is not recommended by default, and should not be used for important data. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/btrfs Added by LjL
Date: 2011-11-06 15:30:17
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-08 06:46:24
Requested 128 times
desura <deleted><reply> Desura is an application which makes it easy to install, patch and play games on all Linux and Windows distributions. http://www.desura.com for more information. Added by pangolin
Date: 2011-11-22 03:58:31
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:33:32
Requested 2 times
restoregrub recovergrub <reply> Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreGrub Added by ikonia
Date: 2011-11-30 12:28:24
Requested 79 times
ubuntutv <deleted><reply> Ubuntu TV is a strategy to bring the Ubuntu platform to TVs. Discussion happens in #ubuntu-tv and on the ubuntu-tv launchpad mailing list. Find out more at http://ubuntu.com/tv Added by pangolin
Date: 2012-01-11 14:32:42
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-11-10 22:28:34
Requested 23 times
alanbell no <work> <deleted><reply>Can't be bothered. Find Pici. Added by mneptok
Date: 2012-01-11 15:08:12
Last edited by funkyHat
Date: 2012-01-11 15:15:06
Requested 1 times
benchmark <reply> Packages for bechmarking your system include bonnie++ (for drives), glmark2 (for 3D graphics), netperf (for networking), mbw (for memory) - For more, issue the !terminal command « apt-cache search benchmark » - See also !testing Added by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:01:15
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:05:51
Requested 7 times
testing <reply> To test your hardware, you can use the packages memtest86+ (for memory, can be started from the !GRUB boot menu), smartmontools (for hard drives), cpuburn (which MIGHT damage your processor if cooling is not adequate!). Additionally, lm-sensors can be useful to monitor temperatures and fan speeds - See also !benchmark Added by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:04:52
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:06:05
Requested 43 times
sponsorship sponsoring <reply>You can find out about the package sponsorship process here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SponsorshipProcess Added by AlanBell
Date: 2012-01-23 14:45:30
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:46:14
Requested 42 times
hud <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 12.04 LTS includes the first step in a major new approach to application interfaces, the Head-Up Display, or HUD, which will ultimately replace menus in Unity applications. See http://ubottu.com/y/hud for the background on this and discuss it in #ubuntu-offtopic Added by bazhang
Date: 2012-01-24 16:20:34
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2012-08-28 18:23:15
Requested 41 times
testers-#kubuntu <reply> Help is needed in #kubuntu-devel. Please ping Riddell, yofel, soee, Tm_T, BluesKaj, James147, Quintasan, lordievader, shrini, tester56, parad1se, mamarley, alket, SourBlues, sgclark, neo31, vip, mparillo, wxl, DarinMiller, tsimonq2 for information Added by Tm_T
Date: 2012-01-25 17:02:44
Last edited by genii
Date: 2017-03-22 21:43:13
Requested 3 times
testers-#kubuntu-devel <reply> Help is needed in #kubuntu-devel. Please ping RikMills, soee, BluesKaj, mamarley, mparillo, wxl, DarinMiller, tsimonq2, crydotsnake-M for more information. Added by Tm_T
Date: 2012-01-25 17:04:00
Last edited by genii
Date: 2019-08-28 22:30:59
Requested 343 times
conga-rats <reply> ♫ samba rumba bueno la conga cha cha cha Added by knome
Date: 2012-01-26 23:34:15
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-08-17 22:40:33
Requested 27 times
conga-rats-#ubuntustudio-devel bongo-mice-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> ♫ samba rumba bueno la conga cha cha cha Added by knome
Date: 2012-01-26 23:34:37
Requested 18 times
inteunity-#ubuntu-se <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 använder normalt sett GNOME 3 med skalet !unity. För att använda GNOME Shell istället, installera paketet "gnome-shell" och möjligtvis även "gnome-tweak-tool". För GNOME Fallback mode, som liknar GNOME 2, installera "gnome-panel". Båda paketen placerar alternativ i sessionsmenyn vid login. Added by pangolin
Date: 2012-01-29 14:48:04
Requested 3 times
menueditor-#xubuntu <reply> To edit the menus in Xubuntu, use the preinstalled menu editor MenuLibre. Read more about MenuLibre at https://smdavis.us/projects/menulibre/ Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-02 23:53:10
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-03 21:34:39
Requested 4 times
faq-#xubuntu faq-#xubuntu-devel faq-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply>Lists of common questions and answers about Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/news/category/faq/. See also: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CommonQuestions Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-04 22:27:57
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:54:11
Requested 7 times
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 Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-06 18:32:58
Last edited by knome
Date: 2012-02-06 18:33:48
Requested 4 times
mainline-#ubuntu-se <reply> Ubuntus kernel-team tillhandahåller kontinuerliga byggen av den senaste Linuxkärnan, som kan vara änvändbara för att isolera fel eller att testa de senaste ändringarna. Mer information finns via https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds Added by pangolin
Date: 2012-02-25 10:40:43
Requested 4 times
nyancat-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>telnet miku.acm.uiuc.edu Added by Myrtti
Date: 2012-03-04 21:30:54
Requested 1 times
quantal 12.10 quetzal <reply> Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) was the 17th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on May 16th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/quantal Added by Pici
Date: 2012-04-23 14:34:44
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:47
Requested 385 times
precise-#xubuntu 12.04-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) reached End-of-Life April 26, 2015: http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-12-04-end-of-life/ Added by knome
Date: 2012-04-26 16:21:56
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-05-02 03:05:37
Requested 17 times
admingroup <reply> Up through Ubuntu 11.10, administrator privileges using sudo was granted to the "admin" Unix group. In Ubuntu 12.04, privileges are granted to the "sudo" group, for consistency with upstream and Debian. For compatibility, the "admin" group will continue to have access in 12.04. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2012-05-04 20:50:58
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2012-05-04 20:55:41
Requested 7 times
resolvconf resolv.conf <reply>resolvconf is a set of scripts that's used to manage /etc/resolv.conf in 12.04 and later, for more information please see: http://www.stgraber.org/2012/02/24/dns-in-ubuntu-12-04/ and https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/network-configuration.html#name-resolution Added by tsimpson
Date: 2012-05-08 13:27:02
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-27 16:44:50
Requested 141 times
this-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> not that Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-05-12 15:14:43
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-05-12 15:16:15
Requested 1 times

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