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cz czech cs <reply> České uživatele žádáme, aby mluvili v kanále #ubuntu anglicky. Česky je možno se domluvit v #ubuntu-cz. Děkujeme. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:18:29
Requested 483 times
ftpd ftp servers ftp server ftp-server <reply> FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd, MuddleFTPd, wzdftpd - Graphical front-ends: PureAdmin, GProftpd (for GNOME), KcmPureftpd (for !KDE) - See also !FTP Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:16:36
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-10-23 18:42:41
Requested 640 times
ru russian russia <reply> Пожалуйста наберите /join #ubuntu-ru для получения помощи на русском языке. | Pozhalujsta naberite /join #ubuntu-ru dlya polucheniya pomoshi na russkom yazyke. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:15:55
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2011-08-07 10:13:45
Requested 5822 times
linux virus linuxvirus <reply> The short life and hard times of a Linux Virus http://librenix.com/?inode=21 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:15:23
Requested 119 times
irc channels irc-clients irc clients <reply> A list of official Ubuntu IRC channels, as well as IRC clients for Ubuntu, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InternetRelayChat - For a general list of !Libera channels, see !Alis - See also !Guidelines Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:06:51
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:15
Requested 2597 times
soc <deleted>Google's Summer of Code project; see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GoogleSoC2010 and http://code.google.com/soc/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:05:15
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-10-28 19:20:23
Requested 15 times
debtags <reply> debtags is at http://wiki.debian.org/Debtags Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:04:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-11 21:13:53
Requested 3 times
fridge <reply> The Fridge is the Ubuntu's Community News website, and can be found at http://fridge.ubuntu.com Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:02:27
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-10-11 14:21:08
Requested 38 times
gnu <reply> G(NU's) N(ot) U(nix). A project that aimed to develop a complete operating system of Free Software, which Ubuntu is based on. See http://gnu.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:01:36
Requested 239 times
fsf The Free Software Foundation. See http://www.fsf.org/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:01:34
Requested 23 times
pinning pin an advanced feature that APT can use to prefer particular packages over others. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PinningHowto Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:57:41
Requested 1155 times
zip file-roller ark <reply> Files with extensions .tar, .gz, .tgz, .zip, .bz2, .7z, .ace and other archive file formats can be opened with file-roller (GNOME), Ark (KDE), or Xarchiver (XFCE) - Also see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FileCompression Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:55:25
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-07-26 06:10:54
Requested 152 times
appsy <reply> Nickname for http://kde-apps.org which hosts many popular 3rd-party KDE applications. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:53:44
Requested 4 times
version <reply> To find out what version of Ubuntu you have, type « lsb_release -a » in a !shell - To know the available version of a package, « apt-cache policy <package> » Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:52:50
Last edited by Mez
Date: 2008-10-17 15:42:03
Requested 1770 times
koffice <deleted><reply> Integrated office suite for KDE, including word processing, spreadsheet, flow charting, image manipulation. For more info see: http://koffice.kde.org. Upgraded Kubuntu !Dapper packs at http://kubuntu.org/announcements/koffice-16.php Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:51:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-11-08 01:12:30
Requested 34 times
guidelines behaviour etiquette <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:48:30
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-24 04:35:22
Requested 5326 times
pbuilder pbuilder howto a system to easily build packages in a clean chroot environment. To get started with PBuilder, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PbuilderHowto Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-18 15:48:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:28
Requested 157 times
gksudo gksu <reply> gksudo was a way to run graphical applications as root. It should no longer be used. Use !pkexec instead. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:46:23
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-08-29 19:39:52
Requested 2019 times
wep <reply> WEP is totally insecure, don't use it, the full Wireless Documentation for Ubuntu can be found at: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:45:43
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2007-10-20 18:19:47
Requested 76 times
telnet not safe. Please use ssh instead. See !ssh Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:45:32
Requested 116 times
kdesu kdesudo <reply> In KDE use « kdesudo <program> » to run graphical applications with root privileges when you have to. Never just use "sudo"! | See http://psychocats.net/ubuntu/graphicalsudo to find out why. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:44:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-04-21 15:55:39
Requested 576 times
putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Date: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
Requested 62 times
synaptic <reply> Synaptic is a graphical utility which can install and remove software packages (.deb). For a good howto see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynapticHowto Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:41:59
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-15 19:57:12
Requested 1226 times
kde <reply> KDE (http://kde.org) is an open community that creates and maintains software including the Plasma desktop. To install from Ubuntu: « sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop », or see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingKDE . See http://kubuntu.org for more information. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 02:32:36
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:08
Requested 1971 times
list lista <reply>$who: No warez here! This is not a file sharing channel (or network); read the channel topic. If you're looking for information about me, type « /msg $nick !bot ». If you're looking for a channel, see « /msg $nick !alis ». Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:32:32
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:50:30
Requested 5388 times
php <reply> PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language. A command-line only version can be installed in Ubuntu with the "php5-cli" package. See also !lamp for integrated server PHP. The Ubuntu server PHP5 guide is found at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/php5.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:23:01
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-27 16:44:01
Requested 180 times
source <reply> You can easily fetch a package's source with apt-get. See: http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-sourcehandling.en.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:01:23
Requested 737 times
root <reply> Do not try to guess the root password, that is impossible. Instead, realise the truth... there is no root password. Then you will see that it is 'sudo' that grants you access and not the root password. Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:18:28
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-05 23:00:16
Requested 4145 times
it italian italiano italy italia <reply> Vai su #ubuntu-it se vuoi parlare in italiano, in questo canale usiamo solo l'inglese. Grazie! (per entrare, scrivi « /join #ubuntu-it » senza virgolette) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:16:52
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-03-11 23:01:41
Requested 7441 times
fr french francais france <reply> Nous sommes desoles mais ce canal est en anglais uniquement. Si vous avez besoin d'aide ou voulez discuter en français, veuillez taper /join #ubuntu-fr ou /join #ubuntu-qc. Merci. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:16:34
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2013-08-16 18:50:48
Requested 8070 times
es spanish espanol spain <reply> En la mayoría de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #ubuntu-es; escriba " /join #ubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:16:12
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-06-06 20:28:06
Requested 19597 times
br unr <reply> Por favor, use #ubuntu-br para ajuda em português. Para entrar no canal por favor faça "/join #ubuntu-br " sem as aspas. Para a comunidade local portuguêsa, use #ubuntu-pt. Obrigada. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:15:56
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2014-10-11 14:56:14
Requested 1162 times
laptop notebook <reply> Laptop support information can be found on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportMachinesLaptops - http://www.linux-laptop.net/ - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LaptopTestingTeam - http://tuxmobil.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:06:13
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:49:35
Requested 523 times
wiki <reply>https://wiki.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu development documentation wiki. If you are looking for system help, please refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community - the Ubuntu community documentation. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:04:09
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:24
Requested 465 times
cn zh tw chinese china <reply> 如欲獲得中文的協助,請輸入 /join #ubuntu-cn 或 /join #ubuntu-tw Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-06-18 00:52:45
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-26 04:17:37
Requested 5225 times
motu short for Masters of the Universe. The brave souls who maintain the packages in the Universe section of Ubuntu. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:48:20
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:22
Requested 485 times
pronounce <reply> To learn how to pronounce Ubuntu, point your movie player at /usr/share/example-content/Experience ubuntu.ogg Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:44:41
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-10-17 21:59:19
Requested 61 times
freenx nx <reply> FreeNX is advanced remote desktop technology. For more information and install instructions, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeNX Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:42:35
Requested 822 times
nfs the network file system. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo for information on installing and configuring NFS. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:41:51
Requested 1191 times
removegnome removekde removexfce <reply> Want to remove gnome/kde/xfce completely? Look at debfoster, it's a great help Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:38:26
Requested 54 times
women <reply> The women and men of the Ubuntu Women project hang out in #ubuntu-women. Encouraging women to use linux? Read http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Encourage-Women-Linux-HOWTO/ for some suggestions compiled by women who use Linux on how to do so effectively. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:37:54
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-05-16 08:55:52
Requested 322 times
quake <reply> Quake runs natively under Ubuntu - See http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/quake4/Quake4FrontPage/ for details Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:37:10
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:41:39
Requested 91 times
plf <deleted><reply> The Penguin Liberation Front is dedicated to distributing software that cannot be included in Linux distributions for various reasons - See http://plf.zarb.org/ (not yet fully functioning) - See also !Medibuntu and !Seveas Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:36:50
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2011-05-26 16:58:10
Requested 138 times
dk da danish dansk <reply> For at få dansksproget support til Ubuntu, bedes du venligst gå til #ubuntu-dk. I denne kanal forefindes kun engelsksproget support. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:35:27
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-10-26 15:51:37
Requested 242 times
man manpage <reply> The "man" command brings up the Linux manual pages for the command you're interested in. Try "man intro" at the command line, or see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal | Manpages online: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:34:53
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-23 00:01:49
Requested 616 times
se sv swedish sweden <reply> Svensk Ubuntu- och Kubuntustöd hittar du i #ubuntu-se resp. #kubuntu-se. Tack! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:34:23
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2011-09-23 10:48:50
Requested 717 times
ph tagalog <reply> Join #ubuntu-ph for tagalog Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:32:23
Requested 112 times
id indonesia indonesian <reply> join ke #ubuntu-id untuk membahas ubuntu dalam bahasa Indonesia Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:32:15
Requested 874 times
dpkg the Debian package maintenance system, which together with apt forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:22:05
Requested 564 times
nvidia <reply> Drivers for Nvidia graphics cards: (A) No gaming/CAD/CUDA needed or legacy hardware? Use "nouveau" (open source, lacks many features). (B) Otherwise, "nvidia" (proprietary driver, fully featured). Install using "ubuntu-drivers" CLI or apt - not from nvidia.com. Driver series, hardware support (release notes): https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/drivers/unix/ - Latest drivers !PPA: https://pad.lv/ppa/graphics-drivers Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:21:10
Last edited by tomreyn
Date: 2022-07-04 02:10:10
Requested 123 times

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