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eduhardware eduhw https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToCookEdubuntu/Chapters/HardwareRequirements Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-05 06:41:28
Requested 3 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
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
sa2 <reply> للغة العربية رجاء انظم #ubuntu-sa Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-02 17:07:18
Requested 2 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
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 88 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
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 20930 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 2074 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 4951 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
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
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 1865 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
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 1307 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 1594 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 7780 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
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 32050 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 5501 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 6926 times
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 5110 times
releases timetable release timebasedreleases <reply> Ubuntu releases a new version every 6 months. Each version is supported for 9 months (non-LTS) or 5 years (LTS). More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeBasedReleases Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-24 13:01:25
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-26 22:46:21
Requested 1756 times
repos repositories main universe multiverse sources sources.list components repo repository <reply> The packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. More information at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories - See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecommendedSources for the recommended way to set up your repositories. Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-24 12:34:35
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:49:24
Requested 4755 times
activedirectory ad <reply> You can learn more about ActiveDirectory intergration at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ActiveDirectoryWinbindHowto Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-06-23 22:07:05
Requested 82 times
devilspie 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 Seveas
Date: 2006-06-23 19:34:05
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-08-21 20:23:21
Requested 152 times
sabdfl sabdlf markshuttleworth mark mark shuttlworth mark shuttleworth shuttleworth <reply> Mark "sabdfl" Shuttleworth is our favourite cosmonaut, the founder of Canonical and the primary driver behind Ubuntu. You can find pieces of his thinking at http://www.markshuttleworth.com Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-23 11:44:04
Requested 444 times
upgrade upgrading update upgrades <reply> For upgrading, see the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes - see also http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/upgrade Added by Amaranth
Date: 2006-06-23 08:11:05
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-06-01 15:30:21
Requested 7723 times
smart Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology, a monitoring system for hard drives. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Smartmontools Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-23 03:44:57
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2013-03-30 11:46:31
Requested 234 times
burniso <reply> To burn an ISO image of a CD in Linux, Mac OS or Windows, read the howto at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto Added by thoreauputic
Date: 2006-06-22 14:17:16
Requested 139 times
grub recoveringgrub grub floppy bootfloppy mbr fixmbr grubrepair fixgrub grub2 <reply> GRUB2 is the default Ubuntu boot manager. Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreGrub - For more information and troubleshooting for GRUB2 please refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2 Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-22 09:44:20
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2013-02-23 17:22:10
Requested 14140 times
ssh openssh sftp <reply> SSH is the Secure SHell protocol, see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSH for client usage. PuTTY is an SSH client for Windows; see: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ for its homepage. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) and !sshd (Secure SHell Daemon) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-22 03:32:41
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-01-12 00:08:13
Requested 2563 times
kqemu a kernel module (now free under the GPL license) for speeding up the !QEMU virtual machine. Installation instructions can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KQEmu Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-22 03:32:12
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:36
Requested 136 times
vmware <reply> VMWare is not available in the Ubuntu repositories. Consider using !QEmu or !VirtualBox as alternatives. Instructions for installing VMWare manually are at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-22 03:31:26
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-11-12 12:57:43
Requested 1745 times
thunderbird <deleted><reply> Thunderbird is a free email client, capable of close cooperation with Firefox (both by the Mozilla Foundation). To make Thunderbird links open in Firefox, see http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=60427 Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-21 03:07:12
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:22:36
Requested 174 times
vpn <reply> For more information on vpn please refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/VPN Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-21 03:04:08
Last edited by genii
Date: 2010-01-26 19:59:35
Requested 970 times

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