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arm <reply> ARM is a specific (RISC) processor architecture used in a variety of applications such as handhelds and networkdevices. For more information see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM . For ARM specific support, stop by the #ubuntu-arm channel. Added by jussi
Date: 2011-01-29 13:25:50
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-01-29 13:52:47
Requested 307 times
version-bug <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 10.10's About Ubuntu application erroneously says "You are using Ubuntu 11.04". This is a bug. Run "lsb_release -a" in a terminal to see your Ubuntu version. Bug report at http://tinyurl.com/versionbug Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-24 05:50:37
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-02-07 02:05:23
Requested 7 times
shells shell-policy <reply> Is your shell provider banned in Ubuntu channels? See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ShellPolicy for shell provider requirements and how to resolve the situation with your provider. Added by topyli
Date: 2011-01-23 18:53:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-01-23 18:57:20
Requested 16 times
oneko-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> oneko is the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-23 04:44:06
Requested 6 times
lockdown <reply> Looking to lockdown your users' GNOME environment? Check out http://library.gnome.org/admin/deployment-guide/ - GNOME's Sysadmin guide may also be helpful: http://library.gnome.org/admin/system-admin-guide/stable/ Added by Pici
Date: 2011-01-11 17:08:28
Requested 14 times
8ball-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Outlook not so good. mutt better. Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-05 08:29:01
Requested 13 times
eucalyptus <reply> Eucalyptus is the basis of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, which was used in Ubuntu prior to 11.10. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEC for more information, and !cloud for the current Ubuntu cloud solution. Added by elky
Date: 2011-01-03 04:00:20
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-01-26 20:22:03
Requested 1 times
cloud <reply> Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure is a ready to deploy Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) based on OpenStack. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure for further details. Added by elky
Date: 2011-01-03 04:00:07
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-01-26 20:22:26
Requested 90 times
misspelling m$ windoze winblows misspellings <reply> Please don't use silly misspellings to denigrate other operating systems. It makes users of that system feel attacked and hurts Ubuntu advocacy by making the community look unreasonable. Added by rww
Date: 2010-12-28 06:29:25
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-24 21:36:17
Requested 134 times
papercut <reply>A papercut is a trivially fixable usability bug in a central Ubuntu component. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PaperCut for more info Added by jussi
Date: 2010-12-27 18:28:44
Requested 4 times
encyclopedia <reply> See https://ubottu.com/devel/wiki/Plugins#Encyclopedia for usage information on the Encyclopedia factoid plugin Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-12-14 02:58:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:33
Requested 16 times
plymouth <reply> Plymouth is an application that runs very early in the boot process (even before the root filesystem is mounted!) that provides a graphical boot animation while the boot process happens in the background. To change your Plymouth theme use « sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth && sudo update-initramfs -u » Added by Pici
Date: 2010-12-02 14:07:39
Last edited by Jordan_U
Date: 2013-04-29 00:05:35
Requested 161 times
stats-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Some fun statistics for this channel can be found on http://ircstats.tonyyarusso.com/ubuntu-offtopic.html Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2010-11-20 08:07:19
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-28 03:13:12
Requested 193 times
googlearth <reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (as in price), for Linux. To download it see http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository. - If Google Earth crashes on start, download version 5.1 instead of 5.2 from the website. Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-11-06 08:59:27
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-11-06 09:00:16
Requested 5 times
metalink <reply> A Metalink is a file which lists places (web mirrors, torrents) where a given file can be obtained, making downloads faster and more reliable. Metalink software and Ubuntu releases as metalinks: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Metalink Added by Pici
Date: 2010-11-02 13:15:09
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-11-02 14:10:58
Requested 11 times
accessibility a11y <reply> Information about the Ubuntu Accessibility Team can be found on the wiki at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Accessibility or by joining #ubuntu-accessibility Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-31 23:54:11
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-10-31 23:55:59
Requested 10 times
mouse-#kubuntu doubleclick-#kubuntu <reply> You can find mouse-related settings in System Settings -> Keyboard & Mouse Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-10-30 01:36:15
Requested 4 times
lococouncil-#ubuntu-locoteams <deleted><reply>The Loco Council is huats, czajkowski, itnet7, SergioMeneses, coolbhavi and effiejayx - they are there to help, just ask! :) You can send them an email at loco-council@lists.ubuntu.com Added by jussi
Date: 2010-10-28 15:42:02
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2012-10-21 20:58:32
Requested 19 times
unity <reply> Unity is a graphical shell for the GNOME desktop environment. Ubuntu used it by default from 11.04 to 17.04. For more information, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-28 13:43:01
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-28 06:50:19
Requested 797 times
botdoc <reply> Documentation on the custom plugins for ubottu and clones is located at https://ubottu.com/devel/wiki/Plugins | Documentation for the official !Supybot plugins is located at https://ubottu.com/devel/supydoc/ Added by tsimpson_
Date: 2010-10-21 19:00:40
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:04:41
Requested 13 times
alis alist <reply> Alis is an IRC service to help you find channels. For help on using it, see «/msg Alis help list» or ask in #libera - Example usage: «/msg Alis list http» Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-14 13:31:41
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:09
Requested 3073 times
askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
Requested 31 times
softsources <reply> Looking for your Software Sources menu item in Ubuntu 10.10/11.04? For a simple way to enable the menu item see http://tinyurl.com/24jxd6t - More information at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 16:02:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-03 16:12:39
Requested 23 times
hi-#xubuntu hi-#lubuntu hello-#xubuntu <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 Seeker`
Date: 2010-09-28 11:58:56
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-27 17:01:15
Requested 529 times
ops-#ubuntu-beginners-wiki <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - nhandler, zkriesse, or swoody! Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:54:51
Requested 0 times
ops-#ubuntu-beginners-team <deleted><reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, PabloRubianes, or DarkwingDuck! Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:52:26
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-05-05 20:23:11
Requested 1 times
unregged <reply> If you are sent to #ubuntu-unregged even though you are registered (if you aren't, see !register), it may be because your client tries to join #ubuntu very quickly after you !identify or because you don't identify at all. See https://libera.chat/guides/sasl for a way to fix this. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:50:06
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:51
Requested 10 times
ops-#lubuntu <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bioterror, genii, hyperair, IAmNotThatGuy, jared, krytarik, Myrtti, stlsaint, Unit193, wxl. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:43:56
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-10-09 17:08:35
Requested 36 times
ops-#ubuntu-beginners <deleted><reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, DarkwingDuck, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, PriceChild, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, or PabloRubianes! Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:35:18
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-05-05 20:12:17
Requested 5 times
triage-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Triage means ensuring that a bug has all of the necessary information for a developer to start working on it when they have time. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-18 14:25:07
Requested 1 times
es-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> En la mayoría de canales de Ubuntu se habla sólo en inglés. Si quieres charlar en español, entra en el canal #ubuntu-es-offtopic. Escribe "/join #ubuntu-es-offtopic" (sin comillas) y dale a Enter. Gracias! Added by jussi
Date: 2010-09-15 11:42:48
Requested 41 times
meeting-#ubuntu-women <reply>The Ubuntu Women meetings are held in #ubuntu-women-project. You're welcome to join us! The agenda can be found at http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Meetings Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-13 04:37:29
Requested 1 times
popey-#ubuntu-uk the UK alternative to elvis. Added by popey
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:31
Requested 18 times
mongodb-#ubuntu-offtopic webscale-#ubuntu-offtopic web scale. Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:13
Requested 30 times
mongodb <deleted>web scale Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-10 11:53:19
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:37
Requested 2 times
marketplace <reply> Find a company that provides local support for Ubuntu desktops and servers in the Ubuntu Marketplace: http://webapps.ubuntu.com/marketplace/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-09 13:16:39
Requested 2 times
purge <reply> To purge all removed but not yet purged packages, use the following command: dpkg -l | awk '/^rc/{print $2}' | sudo xargs dpkg -P Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-30 22:30:22
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-06-07 02:21:14
Requested 83 times
addfact <reply> To add a factoid to the bot, use the following form (the factoid will then be forwarded to the ops to approve): !foo is <reply> bar Added by jussi
Date: 2010-08-30 08:43:55
Requested 17 times
mousekeys <reply> Mousekeys use the keyboard's number pad to control the mouse cursor. It can be configured using Keyboard Preferences or toggled using shift+numlock. For more information, see http://live.gnome.org/MouseKeys Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-25 14:26:37
Requested 5 times
buildcomm <reply> For procedures and general help with community building you can look at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BuildingCommunity or join #ubuntu-community-team Added by jussi
Date: 2010-08-24 05:33:15
Requested 1 times
11.04 <reply> Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was the fourteenth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on October 28, 2012. See !upgrade, !lts and !eol for more details. Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-17 18:38:39
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-28 23:58:30
Requested 104 times
natty narwhal <reply> Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was the fourteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on 2012-10-28, see https://ubottu.com/y/natty for details. Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-17 18:38:25
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:19
Requested 1015 times
oglf <deleted><reply> Ontario GNU/Linux Fest. October 23, 2010 in Toronto. http://oglf.ca/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-08-17 15:57:18
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-11 20:07:05
Requested 1 times
men-#ubuntu-women men-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> Yes, men exist within the Ubuntu Women Project. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-08-13 21:38:19
Requested 13 times
guidelines-#ubuntu-women guidelines-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu Women project channels can be found here: http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/IrcGuidelines The overall Ubuntu channel guidelines also apply and can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines Added by Flannel
Date: 2010-08-13 21:23:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:45:55
Requested 39 times
oops-#launchpad <reply>An OOPS is a system error in launchpad, please see https://help.launchpad.net/Oops Added by jussi
Date: 2010-08-11 08:38:58
Requested 3 times
autobleh an !irssi helper script for IRC channel ops and network staff. See http://autobleh.projectnet.org/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-23 01:06:35
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-19 22:00:44
Requested 12 times
nox text <reply> To start your system in text-only mode append 'text' (without the quotes) to the kernel line in the grub menu. You can access the grub menu by pressing Esc (Grub legacy) or Shift (Grub2) during boot. For more info see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootOptions#Text%20Mode Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-07-04 16:51:35
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-15 19:18:33
Requested 791 times
debdiff <reply> A simple way to patch Debian/Ubuntu packages is to attach a debdiff to a bug report, or send it to the team which handles the package. Learn more about it from http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/traditional-packaging.html#creating-a-debdiff Added by Tm_T
Date: 2010-07-02 18:13:17
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:10:33
Requested 19 times
opguide <reply> A guide to help operators learn some of the skills necessary to perform their jobs is available on the wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/IrcTeam/OperatorGuide Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-01 04:29:17
Requested 9 times

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