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es-#lubuntu <reply> En este canal de lubuntu, sólo se habla en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español, entre al canal #lubuntu-es; escriba " /join #lubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-09-23 23:08:42
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:28:13
Requested 17 times
printk <reply> If your !tty is flooded with error messages, you can limit the kernel logging daemons' log level below the default of 4 (KERN_WARNING), e.g. by running "echo 3 | sudo tee -a /proc/sys/kernel/printk". More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelDebuggingTricks#printk_is_your_friend and syslog(2) Added by Unit193
Date: 2019-09-23 00:41:31
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-03 18:21:48
Requested 5 times
pudding-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Here's some pudding just for you! WOOHOO Added by genii
Date: 2019-08-29 01:02:39
Requested 2 times
drum-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> ba-dum TISH Added by genii
Date: 2019-08-08 20:26:21
Requested 1 times
bootlog <reply> To show errors during boot and shutdown, edit the kernel command line: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters and replace "quiet splash" by "debug systemd.log_level=info". Disable "Full screen logo" and "Fastboot" options in your BIOS setup, or hit 'Esc' when the logo shows on power up. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-29 16:30:49
Last edited by tomreyn
Date: 2023-10-26 12:36:26
Requested 58 times
hotspot Setting up a wireless hotspot: https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/how-to-set-up-a-wifi-hotspot-on-linux/ Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-26 17:50:31
Requested 1 times
xwayland <reply> XWayland is an X server which allows for running classic X11 applications on top of !Wayland. It can be installed side by side with xserver-xorg, and enables switching between classic X and XWayland sessions upon graphical login. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 16:55:19
Requested 2 times
lxd <reply> LXD is a tool for more easily managing !lxc containers. https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/lxd.html and https://linuxcontainers.org/ Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 16:49:27
Requested 5 times
lxc <reply> LXC containers can be used to run isolated Linux systems with less overhead than a VM. https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/lxc.html and https://linuxcontainers.org/ Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 16:48:51
Requested 7 times
tomb <reply> 'tomb' is a user-friendly wrapper for !LUKS encryption. It allows making encrypted volumes as portable files, and panic-button functionality - 'tomb slam' Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 16:43:37
Requested 0 times
journalctl <reply> journalctl is a command for viewing logs collected by systemd-journald. E.g. "journalctl -f" reports system messages as they are logged until you press Ctrl+C. See the journalctl !man page for other options. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 16:39:11
Requested 15 times
32bit i386 <reply> For information about the future of support for i386 packages in Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine and onward, please read the following official statement: https://ubuntu.com/blog/statement-on-32-bit-i386-packages-for-ubuntu-19-10-and-20-04-lts . Note this applies only to i386 (Intel/AMD) builds, not other 32-bit architectures like arm. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-06-20 15:43:42
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 15:03:07
Requested 23 times
mds <reply> Microarchitectural Data Sampling is a security issue with Intel processors. Update your system to receive the kernel and microcode patches. Visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/MDS for more info and recommendations. Added by dax
Date: 2019-05-15 16:56:23
Requested 7 times
19.10 eoan ermine <reply> Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) was the 31st release of Ubuntu, support ended July 2020. See !eol and https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2020-July/005494.html Added by dax
Date: 2019-05-07 15:02:45
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2020-07-17 19:11:29
Requested 92 times
devel-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> For discussion about Lubuntu Development, please join the #lubuntu-devel channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/development for Telegram. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:53:51
Requested 0 times
devel-#lubuntu <reply> For discussion about Lubuntu Development, please join the #lubuntu-devel channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/development for Telegram. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:53:44
Requested 1 times
support-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/support for Telegram. Also, at https://forum.lubuntu.me you can find our Discourse forum. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:52:40
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-24 22:32:20
Requested 0 times
support-#lubuntu-devel <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/support for Telegram. Also, at https://forum.lubuntu.me you can find our Discourse forum. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:52:19
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-24 22:32:11
Requested 2 times
32bit-#lubuntu <reply> Lubuntu 18.04 LTS is the last version to support 32-bit processors & will be supported until 2021. Support is highly limited, as we no longer provide images nor test packages for 32-bit. No other Ubuntu flavor offers 32-bit support. Discussion has been had to remove 32-bit packages from the archive. If `grep lm /proc/cpuinfo` succeeds, use 64-bit. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:38:10
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:43:28
Requested 5 times
standup-#lubuntu-devel <reply> @tsimonq2 @lynorian @HMollerCl @aptghetto @teward001 @kc2bez @The_LoudSpeaker wxl[m] guiverc @N0um3n0 @leokolb @KGIII — It's 2100 UTC Thursday which means it's time for the Lubuntu Development standup meeting. Please announce yourself for roll call! Then, in order of announcement, post your items, and be sure to mention when you're done. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-02 21:36:34
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-03 22:36:12
Requested 7 times
ubuntustudio-backports <reply> The Ubuntu Studio Backports PPA contains newer versions of select software that is included with Ubuntu Studio. For more info, such as how to add this PPA to your system, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuStudio/BackportsPPA and !ubuntustudio-installer. See also !ubuntustudio-controls Added by dax
Date: 2019-04-23 23:54:52
Last edited by housecat
Date: 2020-05-13 01:50:21
Requested 49 times
xauthority <reply> If the .Xauthority file in your home directory has the wrong permissions (usually due to misuse of sudo), you may be unable to log in. To fix, change to a virtual terminal with Ctrl-Alt-F3, log in with your normal username and password, run rm ~/.Xauthority* and then reboot. Added by dax
Date: 2019-04-22 05:03:12
Requested 21 times
kxstudio <reply> KXStudio is a software repository for Debian-based operating systems for audio production. It is not supported by Ubuntu or Ubuntu Studio, and using its repo is highly discouraged as it can overwrite system and user settings. Support in #kxstudio. See also https://askubuntu.com/a/1249739/952110 Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-04-17 15:20:13
Last edited by el
Date: 2020-06-12 20:36:55
Requested 30 times
offtopic-#ubuntu-discuss <reply> #ubuntu-discuss is discussing this now Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-04-15 15:22:37
Requested 1 times
cadence <reply> Cadence is an application for managing Jack in KXStudio and its repositories. Due to the nature of its intrusive configuration, it causes compatibility issues with Ubuntu's audio configuration, particularly !ubuntustudio-controls. For this reason, adding the KXStudio repos to any Ubuntu install is highly discouraged. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-04-13 19:21:49
Requested 4 times
ubuntustudio-installer <reply> Ubuntu Studio Installer is an app that can be used to add Ubuntu Studio's benefits to an existing Ubuntu (or official flavor) installation, and/or add the !ubuntustudio-backports PPA. For more info, see https://ubuntustudio.org/ubuntu-studio-installer/ Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-04-05 19:08:20
Last edited by Eickmeyer
Date: 2020-10-21 17:10:45
Requested 78 times
gpt <reply> GPT is a partition table format. It is required to boot EFI. See also !efi Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-27 20:33:49
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-27 21:22:59
Requested 8 times
ubuntustudio-controls <reply> Ubuntu Studio Controls is the application through which audio is configured in Ubuntu Studio. It configures Jack, sets the CPU governor, and ensures the user has realtime audio permissions. For more info, see !jack and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuStudio/UbuntuStudioControls Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-24 15:53:34
Requested 50 times
borg <reply> borg is a fast backup tool with incremental backups: https://www.borgbackup.org/ (Ubuntu packages: borgbackup, borgbackup-doc, and borgmatic) Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-12 22:41:29
Requested 23 times
mix frankenubuntu <reply> it is usually a very bad idea to mix packages from different releases (or Linux distributions), and it is completely unsupported Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-18 23:06:55
Requested 26 times
uptodate <reply> To ensure you have all the latest known patches and security updates for your ubuntu installation, please update with the following command: `sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade`. See also !upgrades and !security; you may also need to run `apt full-upgrade`. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-11 16:55:27
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-13 15:43:54
Requested 192 times
lowlatency <reply> The lowlatency kernel is a special Ubuntu kernel build with modifications, such as realtime preemption, for systems which require low latency when communicating with some hardware, such as some audio devices. Included with Ubuntu Studio by default. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-10 16:12:33
Last edited by genii
Date: 2020-02-27 00:30:27
Requested 22 times
ecryptfs <reply> EcryptFS is a file system encryption. It is deprecated since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, see bug 1756840 for details. Use full disk encryption (dmcrypt-luks) instead. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-10 16:09:39
Requested 14 times
19.04 disco dingo <reply> Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) was the 30th release of Ubuntu, support ended January 23rd, 2020. See !eol and https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2020-January/005263.html Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-03 16:08:22
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2021-07-22 19:07:03
Requested 128 times
biosupdate <reply> To see how to update your bios on Ubuntu visit the community collected methods here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BIOSUpdate Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-28 14:36:02
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-28 14:36:39
Requested 39 times
kernelparm kernelparam cmdline <reply> To add a one-time or permanent kernel boot parameter see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-08 19:23:03
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-08 20:06:45
Requested 96 times
yy.mm <reply> Ubuntu version numbers are: YY.MM (YY=release year,MM=release month). Each year sees two releases, so just specifying YY is imprecise. See also https://www.ubuntu.com/about/release-cycle Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-08 00:40:20
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-25 22:20:18
Requested 255 times
acpi <reply> to debug ACPI issues on ubuntu make sure your bios is up to date and follow the procedure here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingACPI Added by hggdh
Date: 2018-12-21 04:01:07
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-12-21 04:02:08
Requested 60 times
rud0lf-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> :[ Added by Flannel
Date: 2018-12-16 23:05:10
Requested 6 times
pi <reply> Instructions for installing Ubuntu onto Raspberry Pi systems can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/RaspberryPi Added by genii
Date: 2018-07-31 14:30:15
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-12-28 20:13:16
Requested 6 times
snap snaps <reply> Snaps are containerised software packages similar to Flatpaks and AppImages. For more info, see https://snapcraft.io Added by Unit193
Date: 2018-07-17 20:47:14
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2021-10-15 15:45:03
Requested 132 times
netplan <reply> Netplan is a network configuration abstraction renderer which uses YAML descriptions of a network to work with either a NetworkManager or Systemd-networkd "renderer". More information at https://netplan.io/ Added by genii
Date: 2018-05-31 19:13:21
Requested 109 times
cosmic cuttlefish 18.10 comic <reply> Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) was the 29th release of Ubuntu. Support ended July 18th, 2019. See !eol and https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-July/004996.html Added by Pici
Date: 2018-05-08 15:12:08
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2019-07-19 04:57:33
Requested 106 times
insights blog <reply> Canonical and its employees have written a number of articles on various Ubuntu-related topics, these can be found here: http://blog.ubuntu.com/ For blogs from the Ubuntu Community, see !planet Added by Flannel
Date: 2018-03-07 07:47:36
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-12-31 16:19:09
Requested 24 times
lenovobug intel-spi intelspi 17.10.1 <reply> The original release of Ubuntu 17.10 contained a bug that makes firmware memory read-only. See https://pad.lv/1734147 for more info. This bug has been fixed in 17.10's repositories (so upgrades are safe) and new ISOs have been released (look for 17.10.1 in the filename). Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 02:40:55
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-12 20:50:38
Requested 17 times
nopti <reply> KPTI is a mitigation for the !Meltdown security issue. With some workloads on some processors, KPTI has a significant performance impact. KPTI can be disabled by adding "nopti" to the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT line in /etc/default/grub. This should only be done if absolutely necessary because it will disable protections against Meltdown and thus allow any malicious user process to read memory and probably escalate to root. Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:34:24
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 02:07:38
Requested 18 times
meltdown kpti <reply> Meltdown is a security issue with (primarily) Intel processors. It's mitigated by kernel patches named KPTI. Ubuntu released them in security updates for 14.04, 16.04, and 17.10. 17.04 will not receive this update. 18.04 will ship with kernel 4.15, which is patched already. 16.04 has updates for Linux 4.4 (release) and 4.13 (HWE), installs with 4.10 should upgrade to 4.13. See also !spectre, !nopti Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-03 22:56:33
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:35:19
Requested 54 times
spectre <reply> Spectre is a security issue in almost all modern processors, which was released along with !Meltdown (but is not the same thing). While there are several initiatives underway to mitigate it, there is no "magic bullet" software fix. Ubuntu is monitoring ongoing efforts and will provide security updates as they become available. See !usn for security update notifications. Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-03 22:56:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:30:57
Requested 18 times
weechat <reply> Weechat is a text-based IRC client. Ubuntu has it in the !universe repositories. Weechat has its own repositories available too at https://weechat.org/download/debian/ which are not officially supported in #ubuntu, but are supported in #weechat. Added by dax
Date: 2017-12-12 02:07:44
Requested 2 times
kernelcleanup <reply> For information about removing old kernels to free up space on /boot, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RemoveOldKernels Added by dax
Date: 2017-11-27 17:55:17
Requested 18 times

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