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gpl gpl3 the GNU General Public License. See http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:35:36
Requested 129 times
linux <reply> Linux is the kernel (core) of the Ubuntu operating system. Many operating systems use Linux as a kernel. For more information on Linux in general, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:35:48
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2009-11-15 15:39:12
Requested 1043 times
lgpl the Lesser GPL, formerly called the Library GPL. See http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:36:34
Requested 11 times
freenode <deleted><reply> freenode is the IRC network that you're on! - See http://freenode.net/project - - freenode has policies that govern how people should use the network which can be read at http://freenode.net/policies - The Ubuntuchannels on freenode also have their own !Guidelines Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:37:12
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:23
Requested 414 times
google earth <deleted><reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (only as in price), for Linux, too. To download it see http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:38:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:38:20
Requested 292 times
googleearth earth <reply> Google Earth is available as the package "googleearth-package" in !Multiverse. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GoogleEarth Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:38:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:38:33
Requested 64 times
ca <reply> Canadian Ubuntu users can be found in #ubuntu-ca aussi #ubuntu-qc Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:39:09
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2011-06-06 02:25:18
Requested 106 times
no <reply> Hvis du vil diskutere på Norsk, vennligst gå til #ubuntu-no. Takk! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:40:06
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-10-08 18:42:55
Requested 985 times
eft a newt in its terrestrial stage of development - the release after Dapper is called Edgy Eft. For information and pictures of efts/newts, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newt or try !edgy Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:41:14
Requested 27 times
#ubuntu #ubuntu-offtopic offtopic chat ontopic <reply> #ubuntu is the Ubuntu support channel, for all Ubuntu-related support questions. Please register with NickServ (see /msg ubottu !register) and use #ubuntu-offtopic for other topics (though our !guidelines apply there too). Thanks! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:42:16
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-24 15:16:29
Requested 25831 times
browsers http browser lynx links2 konqueror <reply> Some of the Web Browsers in Ubuntu's repositories include: Firefox (XUL, Gecko), Rekonq (KDE, WebKit), Konqueror (KDE, KHTML/WebKit), Chromium (GTK+, WebKit), Epiphany(GTK+, WebKit), Arora (Qt/KDE, WebKit), Midori (GTK+, WebKit), w3m (terminal-based), links2 (terminal-based or graphical, see !manpage), edbrowse (terminal-based). Along with many others. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:42:31
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-02-11 23:09:20
Requested 510 times
kdeincludes <reply> To install the kde includes, install the kde-devel package. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:44:06
Requested 6 times
build-dep builddep a handy APT tool that will try to automatically install build (compile) dependencies for you. In the terminal: sudo apt-get build-dep package Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:47:16
Requested 26 times
nalioth <reply> Sorry, nalioth's repository is no longer available. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-18 16:48:37
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-23 16:58:55
Requested 23 times
logs channel logs channellogs log locobot irc logs irclogs ircmeeting 1984 logbot nsa <reply>Official channel logs can be found at https://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ . LoCo channels are now logged there too. Meetingology logs at https://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:50:13
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-24 04:42:02
Requested 2672 times
#kubuntu #kubuntu-offtopic the official Kubuntu support channel, for all Kubuntu-related questions. Please use #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks! Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:53:12
Requested 140 times
offtopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the official Kubuntu support channel, for all Kubuntu-related support questions. Please use #kubuntu-offtopic for general chatter. Thanks! Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:53:32
Last edited by Jucato
Date: 2007-02-21 05:04:46
Requested 1475 times
enter oneline <reply> Please try and keep as much of your info as possible on ONE line - easier to follow for everyone. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:56:19
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-28 00:32:21
Requested 10964 times
gnome <reply> GNOME was the default desktop environment on Ubuntu up to 10.10. To install the GNOME Shell, type [ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ] in a !terminal. For the GNOME-based !flavor of Ubuntu, see !ubuntu-gnome Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:02:05
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-24 02:04:30
Requested 1316 times
torrent bittorent bittorrent <reply> Some torrent clients: Transmission (GTK and terminal-based), Deluge-Torrent, Freeloader, BitStormLite, BitTornado-GUI (GTK), KTorrent (KDE), QTorrent (Qt), Azureus/Vuse (Java), !Frostwire (Java), TorrentFlux (web-based), bittornado, rTorrent, cTorrent, bittorrent, aria2 (terminal-based) - FAQ: http://www.bittorrent.com/help/faq - See also !P2P Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:03:09
Last edited by oCean
Date: 2012-01-14 16:17:16
Requested 1351 times
apache vhosts apache2 <reply> Apache HTTP Server is the most commonly used HTTP server on Linux systems. For setup information, see https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/httpd.html . For information on setting up a "LAMP stack", see /msg ubottu !lamp. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:03:17
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-05-23 04:38:49
Requested 15 times
hr croatia croatian <reply> Odgovarajuci kanal za Hrvatski jezik je #ubuntu-hr, molimo Vas da se pridruzite tom kanalu ukoliko trebate pomoc za Ubuntu, hvala. Croatian language support in #ubuntu-hr Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:06:01
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-16 13:52:03
Requested 112 times
compile <reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompilingSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first). Also read !checkinstall Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:35:45
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-08-25 03:18:32
Requested 393 times
jabber a free and open source instant messaging protocol, unlike MSN and AIM. Supporting clients on Linux: Kopete (KDE), Pidgin, Gajim, and Empathy (GNOME), bitlbee (cli/irc). For more info see http://www.jabber.org/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:39:32
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2009-09-28 01:15:28
Requested 91 times
fluxbox a lightweight and responsive window manager for GNU/Linux. For how to set it up and more information see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Fluxbox Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:39:32
Requested 404 times
dvorak a keyboard layout that aims to be more comfortable and efficient alternative to the standard "QWERTY" pattern. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvorak_Simplified_Keyboard Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:39:47
Requested 36 times
im instant messaging instant messenger msn aim icq chat clients messenger <reply> The Empathy Instant Messenger is installed by default and supports MSN, XMPP (Jabber, GTalk and variants), AIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ, YIM, IRC and others. See also !Kopete and !pidgin Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:40:54
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-09-23 17:07:40
Requested 512 times
lk <deleted>Sri Lanka. If you want support in Sinhalese, get in to #ubuntu-lk Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:45:56
Last edited by housecat
Date: 2020-04-22 03:33:17
Requested 11 times
editors editor vim emacs nano kate gedit vi ed <reply> Text Editors: gedit (GNOME), Kate (KDE), mousepad (Xfce4) - Terminal-based: nano, vi/vim, emacs, ed - For HTML/CSS editors, see !html - For programming editors and IDE, see !code Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:49:42
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-07 04:38:32
Requested 1200 times
mount used to attach devices to directories. See also https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Mount Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:50:24
Last edited by Seeker`
Date: 2009-05-20 21:13:27
Requested 943 times
code coding ide ides <reply> Programming editors/suites: Terminal-based: vi/vim, emacs - KDE: Kate, KDevelop, Quanta+, Umbrello - GNOME: gvim, gedit, anjuta, pida, monodevelop, geany - Others: eclipse, netbeans, qtcreator Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:51:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-02-13 11:06:59
Requested 805 times
debconf a configuration management system. All packages that support debconf are configured when they are being installed. If you want to change a configuration option later, you can do so using dpkg-reconfigure Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:57:00
Requested 22 times
mol MacOnLinux. For a complete howto, visit https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacOnLinuxHowto - No longer available in 11.10 or higher, see http://bugs.debian.org/592034 Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:57:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:29
Requested 24 times
screenshot imagebin screenshots <reply> Screenshots can be made with the [PrtScr] button. Want to show us a screenshot of your problem? Upload an image to http://imgur.com/ and link the created page here. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:00:09
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-08-30 22:34:06
Requested 1204 times
hotmail <deleted><reply> If you need to use an MSN Hotmail account, consider packages such as "hotway" and "hostsmtp", which are gateways respectively to the !POP and !SMTP protocols (also supporting Lycos and Spray) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:01:16
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-10-12 12:49:18
Requested 44 times
swap used to move unused programs and data out of main memory to make your system faster. It can also be used as extra memory if you don't have enough. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq for more info Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:02:26
Requested 1156 times
scim <reply> Chinese, Japanese, Korean Language input. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SCIM Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:25:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:44:38
Requested 142 times
rescue recovery rescue cd <reply> If your system fails to boot normally, it may be useful to boot it into recovery mode. For instructions, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecoveryMode Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:26:44
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-05-28 17:31:32
Requested 816 times
punctuation <deleted><reply> Punctuation is good, but its overuse hurts readability. Please refrain from adding many ?'s or !'s to the end of your sentences. See also !enter Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:35:00
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-03-19 19:54:39
Requested 142 times
cedega a project based on WINE, aimed at running Windows games on Linux. For more info, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Cedega Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:38:34
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:22
Requested 547 times
netsplit <reply> A netsplit is when two IRC servers of the same network (like Libera) disconnect from each other, so users on one server stop seeing users on the other. If this is happening now, just relax and enjoy the show. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netsplit Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:56:28
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:11
Requested 2903 times
away afk <reply> Please do not use noisy away messages and nicks in Ubuntu channels. It is annoying and unnecessary. Use the command "/away <reason>" to set your client away silently. See also «/msg $nick Guidelines» Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:58:27
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:53:45
Requested 4925 times
repeat patience <reply> Don't feel ignored and repeat your question quickly; if nobody knows your answer, nobody will answer you. While you wait, try searching https://help.ubuntu.com or https://ubuntuforums.org or https://askubuntu.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:01:48
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:14:30
Requested 12201 times
ask help justask metaquestion problem questions question <reply> Please don't ask to ask a question, simply ask the question (all on ONE line and in the channel, so that others can read and follow it easily). If anyone knows the answer they will most likely reply. :-) See also !patience Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:06:50
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-10-11 07:46:38
Requested 35988 times
rm <reply> The Unix 'rm' command removes files and directories from the filesystem. It is an extremly powerful tool, and you should not run 'rm' commands unless you fully understand them. Do not run arbitrary 'rm' commands you see online. For a beginning guide on using terminal commands, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:07:55
Last edited by k1l_
Date: 2016-02-22 21:54:28
Requested 41 times
grep a command-line tool that finds a string in a file or a stream. Grep can be recursive through directories and searches can be simple or complex. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/grep Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:08:27
Last edited by elky
Date: 2017-03-15 16:21:51
Requested 9 times
eo <reply> Iru al #ubuntu-eo, Bonvole. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:08:47
Requested 40 times
documentation docs doc rute tldp desktopguide starterguide newusers training tutorial to be found at https://help.ubuntu.com and https://wiki.ubuntu.com - General linux documentation: http://www.tldp.org - https://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/95-799/rute.pdf Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:12:08
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:55:39
Requested 858 times
webmin no longer supported in Debian and Ubuntu. It is not compatible with the way that Ubuntu packages handle configuration files, and is likely to cause unexpected issues with your system. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:18:33
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:32:45
Requested 1740 times
software <reply> A general introduction to the ways software can be installed, removed and managed in Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoftwareManagement - See also !Packages, !Equivalents Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:20:32
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-03-07 01:15:42
Requested 1320 times

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