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botabuse bot abuse fishing msgthebot askthebot msg the bot msgbot investigate investigation pm the bot messagethebot message the bot bot-abuse abusethebot <reply> Please investigate me only with "/msg $nick bot" or in #ubuntu-bots. Search for factoids with "/msg $nick search <pattern>" Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-26 21:48:13
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-27 08:17:56
Requested 8076 times
wifi wireless ndiswrapper ndis wpa madwifi ralink ipw wpa2 acx111 network wifidocs wlan atheros <reply> Wireless documentation, including how-to guides and troubleshooting information, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-25 23:42:07
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2009-07-01 06:16:56
Requested 12448 times
iirc <reply> IIRC means "if I remember correctly" Added by thoreauputic
Date: 2006-07-25 22:13:15
Requested 39 times
ftp ftp clients ftp client <reply> FTP clients: Nautilus (Places -> Connect to server), gFTP, FileZilla (for !GNOME); Konqueror, Kasablanca, KFTPGrabber (for !KDE); FireFTP (for Firefox); ftp, lftp (for !cli) - See also !FTPd Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-24 06:50:53
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-04-11 01:58:22
Requested 1051 times
ops-#xubuntu <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - elky, Flannel, genii, ikonia, krytarik, mneptok, Myrtti, Pici, pleia2, Unit193. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-23 23:49:36
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-06-22 02:47:31
Requested 125 times
ops-#edubuntu <reply> Help! ogra, highvoltage, mhz, JaneW, Burgundavia or Seveas Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-23 09:33:27
Requested 19 times
debug debugging crash <reply> For help debugging your program, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProcedures Added by Spec
Date: 2006-07-21 21:41:23
Requested 245 times
best <deleted><reply> Usually, there is no single "best" application to perform a given task. It's up to you to choose, depending on your preferences, features you require, and other factors. Do NOT take polls in the channel. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-21 01:18:13
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-03-19 19:23:35
Requested 5121 times
x resolution fixres display xcfg x11 restartx x.org res fixvideo fixvideoresolution drxx <reply> The X Window System is the part of your system that's responsible for graphical output. To restart your X, type « sudo /etc/init.d/?dm restart » in a console - To fix screen resolution or other X problems: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/Resolution Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-21 01:03:53
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-11-06 13:36:48
Requested 8201 times
disks formatting format partition partitions partitioning mounting disk harddrive <reply> For help with partitioning a new install see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowtoPartition | For partitioning programs, see !GParted (recommended) or !PartitionManager. Other partitioning topics include !fstab, !home, and !swap Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-20 23:35:02
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-30 04:07:50
Requested 3276 times
defrag defragmentation defragment <reply> The default Ubuntu filesystem (ext4) is engineered to avoid fragmentation issues in most cases. However, there is an online defragmentation tool available if needed. For more information, see `man e4defrag` Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-20 22:49:03
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-30 19:26:16
Requested 368 times
mplayer-fonts <reply> No fonts in mplayer? Try " sudo apt-get install mplayer-fonts " ( multiverse must be enabled see !repos ). Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-20 02:47:08
Requested 2 times
mplayer <deleted>a media player. It resides in the mutiverse repository and can easily be installed via applications -> add/remove. For codecs try !codecs Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-20 02:44:28
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2011-07-18 11:06:08
Requested 607 times
openbox a lightweight window manager. For instructions and more information see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Openbox Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-20 01:50:38
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:33:22
Requested 151 times
oracle <deleted><reply> If you -must- install oracle .... here's a good place to start: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/linux/xe-on-kubuntu-087822.html Added by Spec
Date: 2006-07-19 22:24:00
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-26 15:26:51
Requested 74 times
backup backups deja-dup duplicity <reply> There are many ways to back your system up. Here's a few: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem , https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DuplicityBackupHowto , https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HomeUserBackup , https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MondoMindi - See also !sbackup, !borg, and !cloning Added by Spec
Date: 2006-07-19 20:32:11
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-04-22 03:04:43
Requested 2805 times
ie <reply> For Irish ubuntu support, visit #ubuntu-ie, agus tá uisce beatha agus cuidiú Ubuntu isteach an #ubuntu-ie, Béag fáilte ort! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-19 00:54:31
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-10-20 19:25:43
Requested 132 times
kb <reply> While it is common in the computing field to consider 1kB (one kilobyte) = 1024B (1024 bytes), the correct equation, according to standard IEEE 1541, is 1kB = 1000B. On the other hand, 1KiB (one kibibyte) = 1024B - Same goes for all multiples Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-18 23:12:20
Requested 11 times
compiling gcc b-e build build-essential make g++ build-essentials compiler <reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompilingSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-18 22:50:25
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-11-25 22:23:24
Requested 5057 times
ubuntu-desktop kubuntu-desktop edubuntu-desktop xubuntu-desktop lubuntu-desktop <reply> k/ed/x/l/ubuntu-desktop is a metapackage. It depends upon other packages and brings them in; you can safely remove it, but it is recommended that you re-install it when upgrading. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-17 20:50:34
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-10-18 22:25:28
Requested 381 times
shaddap!-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> :X Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-17 13:58:10
Requested 10 times
checkinstall a wrapper to "make install", useful for installing programs you compiled. It will create a .deb package, which will be listed in the APT database and can be uninstalled like other packages. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CheckInstall - Read the warnings at the top and bottom of that web page, and DO NOT interrupt CheckInstall while it's running! Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-16 19:52:09
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-07-19 12:07:20
Requested 1016 times
binarydriver binarydrivers binarydrivershowto gatos nv <reply> Most Linux graphics drivers are now open source (with binary firmware blobs). !Nvidia *kernel* drivers can be open source since series 515, but the main driver is now a firmware blob. More info: !nvidia !fglrx and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VideoDriverHowto Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-16 15:07:36
Last edited by tomreyn
Date: 2022-07-04 02:17:24
Requested 16404 times
ops-#kubuntu <reply> Help! Channel Emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies!) acheronuk, ahoneybun, claydoh, ikonia, jussi, Mamarok, mneptok, Nalioth, ovidiu-florin, Pici, Riddell, ryanakca, shadeslayer, Tm_T, tsimpson, valorie, Unit193, yofel. Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-15 22:43:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-06-14 23:47:06
Requested 882 times
apt apt-get <reply> APT is the Advanced Package Tool, which together with dpkg forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Short apt-get manual: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGetHowto - Also see !Synaptic (Gnome), !Muon (KDE) or !Apper (KDE) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-15 22:10:20
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-11-05 20:12:41
Requested 2887 times
perl-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted>an ancient american word meaning "i can't code C" Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-15 21:45:14
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-14 09:53:18
Requested 16 times
classroom <reply> The Ubuntu Classroom is a project which aims to tutor users about Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu through biweekly sessions in #ubuntu-classroom - For more information visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Classroom Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-14 18:53:27
Requested 59 times
themes eyecandy theme artwork icandy i-candy eye candy wallpaper art <reply>Find your themes at: http://www.gnome-look.org - http://art.gnome.org - http://www.kde-look.org - http://kubuntu-art.org - http://freecode.com/tags/theme - http://www.guistyles.com - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/ - Also see !changethemes and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuEyeCandy Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-14 18:27:04
Last edited by daxcat
Date: 2016-03-09 06:12:08
Requested 2642 times
ops-#ubuntu-au <reply> Fujitsu, elkbuntu, Kamping_Kaiser, siccness, yama, we have a problem here! [Use this in Emergencies only!] Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-14 13:52:48
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-12-15 05:51:08
Requested 20 times
mentors-#ubuntu-motu <reply> for initial mentoring to introduce you to the MOTU world check out https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/Mentoring/Contributor Added by LaserJock
Date: 2006-07-13 21:55:22
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-08-22 00:36:17
Requested 2 times
buntudot <deleted><reply> http://www.buntudot.org is a 3rd party *buntu news website with articles, reviews, how-to’s, and links for all the buntu's ( not affiliated or run by Canonical Ltd. ) <deleted>buntudot.org also runs a 3rd party Repository of ubuntu software see : http://www.buntudot.org/howtos/buntudotorg-repositories/ Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-07-13 21:25:27
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-04-26 02:46:26
Requested 5 times
revu <reply> REVU is a web-based tool to give people who have worked on Ubuntu-specific packages a chance to "put their packages out there" for other people to look at and comment on in a structured manner. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/Packages/REVU Please consider maintaining new packages in Debian rather than Ubuntu, they can be easily synced across. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-13 20:29:21
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-06-08 14:58:20
Requested 314 times
fonts msfonts ttf <reply> Font installation basics here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FontInstallHowto - No fonts in Flash? Install "ttf-mscorefonts-installer" (from !Multiverse), "gsfonts", and "gsfonts-x11". For the official ubuntu font, see: http://font.ubuntu.com/ Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-07-13 20:17:25
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2012-06-19 14:18:55
Requested 233 times
oldworld <reply> For installation on Old World PowerMacs see this URL https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/OldWorldMacs Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-13 19:37:16
Requested 38 times
monitoring <reply> There are many ways to monitor processes, here are a few: ps, top, htop, gnome-system-monitor, lavaps, wmtop Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-13 17:55:25
Requested 29 times
packages <reply> You can browse and search for Ubuntu packages using !Synaptic, !KPackageKit, !Muon, "apt-cache search <keywords or regex>", or online at https://packages.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu has about 30000 packages available, so please *search* for an official package before installing things in awkward ways! Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-12 18:15:53
Last edited by knome
Date: 2019-04-03 06:34:33
Requested 1121 times
versioning <deleted><reply> Ubuntu and Debian have slightly different package versioning schemes, for an explanation see http://doc.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/packagingguide/C/basic-scratch.html#id2528873 Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-12 13:42:32
Last edited by rww
Date: 2015-03-13 05:57:38
Requested 18 times
hi <deleted><reply> Hi! Welcome to $chan! Feel free to ask questions and help people out. The channel guidelines are at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines . Enjoy your stay! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-11 17:20:25
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-10-25 17:56:42
Requested 16067 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 6509 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
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
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 741 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 407 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
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
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
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 867 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 902 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 1920 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

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