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lamp <reply> LAMP is an acronym for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP. However, the term is often used for setups using alternative but different software, such as Perl or Python instead of PHP, and Postgres instead of MySQL. For help with setting up LAMP on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP - See also the Server CD installation process. Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-24 13:06:23
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2012-11-25 22:16:03
Requested 5107 times
terminal shell bash commands ln ls sed awk cat lsof kill symlink sh console konsole lxterminal <reply> The linux terminal or command-line interface is very powerful. In Unity or GNOME, search the dash for "terminal" and press ENTER. Other desktops: Applications -> System Tools -> Terminal (MATE), K-menu -> System -> Konsole (KDE), or Menu -> Accessories -> LXTerminal (LXDE). Guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-24 13:07:53
Last edited by SonikkuAmerica
Date: 2016-10-09 03:01:48
Requested 6921 times
wine winehq <reply> WINE is a compatibility layer for running Windows programs on GNU/Linux - More information: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wine - Search the !AppDB for application compatibility ratings - Join #winehq for application help - See !virtualizers for running Windows (or another OS) inside Ubuntu Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-24 13:08:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-03-29 06:57:20
Requested 5494 times
pastebin paste flood flooding pb pasting <reply> For posting multi-line texts into the channel, please use https://paste.ubuntu.com | To post !screenshots use https://imgur.com/ !pastebinit to paste directly from command line | Make sure you give us the URL for your paste - see also the channel topic. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-24 18:47:46
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:13:45
Requested 32040 times
kopete-remove-tab <deleted><reply> To hide the tabview when there is only one tab: echo '[ChatWindowSettings]\nAlwaysShowTabs=false' >> ~/.kde/share/config/kopeterc Added by uniq
Date: 2006-06-24 22:05:49
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-18 23:52:56
Requested 0 times
sudo rootsudo root password rootpassword su <reply> sudo is a command to run command-line programs with superuser privileges ("root") (also see !cli). Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo for more information. For graphical applications see !pkexec (for older releases: !gksu and !kdesudo). If you're unable to execute commands with sudo see: http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/fixsudo Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-25 16:49:59
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-06-25 22:59:22
Requested 7778 times
rpm alien <reply> RPM is the RedHat Package Management system. Ubuntu uses !dpkg, not RPM. RPM packages are not supported (the package "alien" can allow installing them, but it's quite dangerous and unsupported) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-25 22:25:11
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-06-01 17:01:00
Requested 1593 times
installing install netinstall installguide d-i oeminstall oem diskless netboot installation nocdinstall <reply> Ubuntu can be installed in lots of ways. Please see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation for documentation. Problems during install? See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CommonProblemsInstall - See also !automate Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-26 00:19:47
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2018-02-24 20:32:24
Requested 3374 times
mouse buttons <reply>Enabling extra mouse buttons: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ManyButtonsMouseHowto - Enabling serial mouse: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SerialMouseHowto Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-26 07:25:46
Requested 892 times
frostwire a totally open source !bittorrent client, based on Vuze, the Azureus BitTorrent Engine. For installation help, please see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FrostWire Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-26 15:50:29
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-09-07 11:28:42
Requested 917 times
sparc <reply> Information on Ubuntu on SPARC platforms can be found here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/Sparc Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-06-26 20:38:15
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-01 00:15:01
Requested 71 times
ifrename <reply> ifrename allows you to rename interfaces at boot based on various criteria such as driver, mac address, etc. 'man ifrename' and 'man iftab' for details on configuration. Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-06-27 04:00:58
Requested 5 times
ops-#kubuntu-devel <reply> Help! Riddell, Tm_T, valorie, yofel, Mamarok, ahoneybun, claydoh, clivejo, or RikMills! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-27 15:53:20
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-03-24 02:09:32
Requested 23 times
exploit dcc <reply> There are people around who think it is funny to abuse certain bugs that cause unintended behavior. When bitten by these, #ubuntu remove users so they are no longer targets. To fix it have a look here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FixDCCExploit and more about a recent bug at http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1132-1/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-27 20:36:36
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-18 19:22:08
Requested 922 times
irssi a terminal based IRC client. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Irssi for help. See also !screen Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-06-28 01:58:13
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:41:12
Requested 525 times
bluetooth <reply>For instructions on how to set up bluetooth, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BluetoothSetup Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-28 11:00:53
Requested 1306 times
xfce <reply> Xfce is a lightweight and configurable desktop environment used by !Xubuntu. Read more at http://xfce.org/ Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-29 02:46:25
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-08 00:45:25
Requested 15 times
xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu is Ubuntu with !Xfce as the desktop environment. More info at https://xubuntu.org/ - To install the Xubuntu environment from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop^ » - Join #xubuntu for support - See also: !xubuntu-channels Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-29 03:00:45
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-23 18:43:44
Requested 1864 times
gpgerr badsig ppagpg <reply> Getting GPG errors after adding custom repositories? Find the GPG keyword for the repository (it's 437D05B5 for the standard ones) and run « sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com <key> » Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-29 17:03:36
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-11-30 02:27:36
Requested 529 times
faq <reply> A list of common questions and answers about Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CommonQuestions - Official documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-30 13:36:44
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:56:24
Requested 308 times
pm privatemessage private message msg private query privmsg <reply> Please ask your questions in the channel so that other people can help you, benefit from your questions and answers, and ensure that you're not getting bad advice. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2006-06-30 16:10:19
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2014-03-19 19:28:00
Requested 4950 times
ban banned <reply> If you are banned from an Ubuntu channel, it is probably because you did not follow the IRC guidelines. For details, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines - To try and resolve a ban, please join #ubuntu-ops. Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-30 22:10:52
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-27 09:16:37
Requested 259 times
cloak hostmask nicksetup vhost <reply> To get an Ubuntu member cloak or any other one, first register your nick as detailed at https://libera.chat/guides/registration - For Ubuntu member cloaks, then ask in #ubuntu-irc and link to your Launchpad profile. For general ones, ask in #libera-cloak - See also !membership Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-07-01 02:14:53
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:35
Requested 253 times
appdb winedb <reply> The Wine Application DB is a database of applications and help for !Windows programs that run under !WINE: http://appdb.winehq.org - Join #winehq for application help Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-01 15:20:15
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-10-15 14:44:19
Requested 2646 times
automatix automatix2 automatrix <reply> Automatix is no longer developed or supported by its creators and is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. See http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77440.html and « /msg $nick WorksForMe » Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-02 04:29:31
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:49:40
Requested 3214 times
ubuntero <reply> To become an Ubuntero on Launchpad you need to sign the Code of Conduct. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GnuPrivacyGuardHowto Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-02 09:32:02
Requested 14 times
gpg trust the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GnuPrivacyGuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ClassroomTranscripts Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-02 09:32:29
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-03-18 06:42:33
Requested 751 times
google lmgtfy <reply> While Google is useful for helpers, many newer users don't have the google-fu yet. Please don't tell people to "google it" when they ask a question. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-02 10:43:18
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-07-08 08:31:37
Requested 2072 times
language ohmy langauge ffs foad gtfo nsfw profanity swear swearing curse cursing cuss <reply> Please avoid any language that may be considered offensive, including acronyms and obfuscation of such - also see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines || The main channels are English only, for other languages, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ChannelList Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-02 10:45:17
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-24 04:47:22
Requested 20917 times
locoteams locoteam <reply> Information on Ubuntu Local Community Teams is at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoTeams Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-02 12:55:21
Requested 333 times
loco <reply> Information on Ubuntu Local Community Teams is at http://loco.ubuntu.com/ Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-02 12:55:41
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-06-30 23:43:50
Requested 87 times
sa <reply> For the Saudi Arabia team : /join #ubuntu-sa : للانظمام الى قناة الفريق السعودي - For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-02 16:44:02
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 14:28:05
Requested 388 times
sa2 <reply> للغة العربية رجاء انظم #ubuntu-sa Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-02 17:07:18
Requested 2 times
fluxbuntu <deleted><reply>fluxbuntu is a LPAE-standard compliant, Ubuntu-based derivative that maintains the goal of running on a wide range of mobile devices and computers (low-end & high-end). It is lightweight, swift and efficient. | Support Channel: #fluxbuntu on freenode | Homepage: http://fluxbuntu.org/ Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-07-03 05:49:16
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:23:17
Requested 163 times
kde firefox <deleted><reply> Go to http://konquefox.free.fr/ for tips and tricks on making Firefox more KDE-friendly. Added by uniq
Date: 2006-07-03 23:37:36
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 00:00:22
Requested 10 times
eduhardware eduhw https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToCookEdubuntu/Chapters/HardwareRequirements Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-05 06:41:28
Requested 3 times
citrix <reply> For help configuring the Citrix ICA Client, see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CitrixICAClientHowTo Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-05 13:23:41
Requested 32 times
schedule <deleted><reply> A schedule of Trusty Tahr (14.04) release milestones can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseSchedule Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-05 20:51:52
Last edited by genii
Date: 2014-02-18 17:46:18
Requested 177 times
udev rules <reply> Ever wanted to make your USB-stick /dev/usbstick? Go to http://reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html to learn more about this feature. Added by uniq
Date: 2006-07-06 22:32:04
Requested 25 times
vnc <reply> VNC is a protocol for remote desktop. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNCOverSSH describes how to use it securely. It works best over fast connections, otherwise look at !FreeNX Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-07 02:29:55
Requested 1919 times
aptitude <reply> Like apt and apt-get, aptitude is a terminal frontend for Ubuntu's package management system. Unlike the others, it is not recommended in Ubuntu because its behavior differs significantly from other Ubuntu package management tools and can cause issues. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-07 08:24:14
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-05-10 17:28:03
Requested 901 times
blacklist <reply> To blacklist a module, edit /etc/modprobe.d/my_blacklist.conf and add « blacklist <modulename> » to the end of that list - To explicitly load modules in a specific order, list them in /etc/initramfs-tools/modules and type « sudo update-initramfs -u » Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-08 22:10:20
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-03-29 19:19:00
Requested 866 times
django a high level python web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. - see http://www.djangoproject.com Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-09 00:32:02
Requested 29 times
players media players video players audio players totem totem-xine vlc banshee rhythmbox amarok media music players player exaile listen <reply> Audio (Ogg, MP3...) players: Audacious, Banshee, Listen, Quod Libet, Rhythmbox, Exaile, XMMS2 (GTK/Gnome based) and Amarok, JuK (Qt/KDE based). Video players: Totem, Xine, MPlayer, VLC, Kaffeine - See also !codecs Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-09 02:49:51
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-04-28 14:54:24
Requested 2369 times
codecs mp3 divx xvid avi mpeg mpg mkv quicktime wma wmv aac restrictedformats restricted formats freeformats restricted realplayer multimedia flashplayer w32 codecs ogg flac video real mp4 m4a free formats ubuntu-restricted-extras asf codec 3gp kubuntu-restricted-extras bluray blueray <reply> For multimedia issues, this page has useful information: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats - See also https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/ubuntu-help/media.html - But please use free formats if you can: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeFormats Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-09 02:52:18
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-09-06 20:31:53
Requested 17915 times
il hebrew <reply> לשיחות בשפה העברית ולגישה לקהילת המשתמשים העברית אנא הקלד: /join #ubuntu-il Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-09 20:21:41
Requested 406 times
gr el greek greece <reply> #ubuntu-gr για Έλληνες χρηστές / #ubuntu-gr gia Ellhnes xrhstes Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-09 21:14:43
Last edited by housecat
Date: 2020-04-22 03:33:41
Requested 739 times
edgy edgy eft edgyeft 6.10 <reply>Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) was the fifth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 25th, 2008. See !eol for more details. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-10 01:01:55
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-09-22 15:18:55
Requested 1285 times
ツ-#ubuntu-offtopic the katakana character 'tsu' - often abused as smiley by Seveas and a truckload of other copycats ッ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-11 01:25:26
Requested 13 times
ping <reply> pong! Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-07-11 15:58:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2013-08-09 11:51:46
Requested 6469 times

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