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hardysources <reply> In System->Admin->Software Sources, enable (main) (universe) (restricted) and (multiverse) and disable the Cdrom on the Ubuntu Software tab. On the Updates tab, enable (hardy-security) and (hardy-updates). Added by nickrud
Date: 2008-06-14 07:57:12
Last edited by Seeker`
Date: 2008-06-19 01:24:13
Requested 33 times
hashes <reply> See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes for the md5sums of all downloadable Ubuntu releases Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-30 15:31:19
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-18 19:50:11
Requested 276 times
hate a thing we don't encourage - why waste your energy‽ Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-02-04 18:29:41
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-09-10 18:37:34
Requested 482 times
hdbug <reply>Ubuntu does *not* modify the settings that affect HD lifespans by default. An analysis from an Ubuntu Technical Board member and ACPI expert can be found at http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77672.html (See https://launchpad.net/bugs/59695 and http://tinyurl.com/2vyrft for more information) Added by Pici
Date: 2007-10-31 14:56:09
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:22:53
Requested 48 times
headers kernel source <reply> To install the Linux (kernel) headers, open a terminal and: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) To install headers for libraries, you need the accompanying -dev packages Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:42:46
Requested 277 times
hello-#xubuntu-devel hi-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Hello! Welcome to $chan! Please note that this channel is for Xubuntu developer coordination. For support questions, please use #xubuntu. Offtopic chatter in #xubuntu-offtopic. Added by knome
Date: 2013-12-11 23:47:19
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-04-18 13:10:56
Requested 5 times
helpersnack cookie <reply> Wow! You're such a great helper, you deserve a cookie! Added by fdoving
Date: 2007-05-18 16:40:16
Requested 2016 times
here <reply>Please give at least an overview of your problem *here* (all in one line) - you will get a much greater audience. If you have to use more than 3 lines, please use http://paste.ubuntu.com Added by ikonia
Date: 2010-02-19 13:17:27
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-02-20 10:24:54
Requested 197 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
hi-#ubuntu-artwork <reply> Hi! Welcome to #ubuntu-artwork! Channel for the community artwork team. Feel free to ask questions . Enjoy your stay Added by Madpilot
Date: 2009-11-26 10:20:11
Requested 3 times
hi-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>shfihgbwjehrg to you! Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-07 03:34:17
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-20 02:50:37
Requested 16 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
highno <reply> A higher version number does not mean that it's better. Especially with packages such as the linux kernel. The packages in the Ubuntu repositories are stable and will work fine. You should have a better reason than "newer" when considering compiling from source or using 3rd party repos. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-07-27 20:06:24
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-07-27 20:06:36
Requested 89 times
hoary hoary hedgehog hedgehog <reply> Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog) was the second release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: October 31, 2006. See !eol for more details. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:16:35
Last edited by Amaranth
Date: 2007-07-31 14:18:37
Requested 160 times
hobbsee <reply> I phear the stick so shhhhh Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-05-10 14:42:04
Requested 93 times
home separatehome movehome <reply> Your home directory is where all of your personal files are usually kept. For moving your home directory to a separate partition, please see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-10-01 08:45:38
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2011-05-16 07:43:54
Requested 937 times
homie colloquialism <reply> Slang and colloquialisms are not proper English. Please use proper English in our channels to make it easy for those who have it as a second language. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-01-05 05:25:40
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-01-05 05:39:30
Requested 25 times
hostname <reply>Use hostname <somehostname> to set the hostname, or to do it permanently: edit /etc/hosts to include BOTH the old and new hostname and then change /etc/hostname to the new one. WARNING! Make sure that your current hostname and /etc/hosts match, otherwise sudo may not work properly. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:52:04
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-24 05:15:07
Requested 1209 times
hotmail <deleted><reply> If you need to use an MSN Hotmail account, consider packages such as "hotway" and "hostsmtp", which are gateways respectively to the !POP and !SMTP protocols (also supporting Lycos and Spray) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:01:16
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-10-12 12:49:18
Requested 44 times
hotornot <reply> We tend to strongly discourage hot-or-not style discussions about women, as they're known to discourage female geeks from participating in communities. Female participation in geek communities is really low (less than 2% on average :( ), so lets not discourage any more! See also !girls and !women for more information on how to help stop this tragedy. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-11-25 08:53:16
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-11-25 08:54:12
Requested 11 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
hr croatia croatian <reply> Odgovarajuci kanal za Hrvatski jezik je #ubuntu-hr, molimo Vas da se pridruzite tom kanalu ukoliko trebate pomoc za Ubuntu, hvala. Croatian language support in #ubuntu-hr Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:06:01
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-16 13:52:03
Requested 112 times
html HyperText Markup Language, used to build web pages. WYSIWYG editors: KompoZer (was Nvu), Iceape Composer, Amaya (Hardy or earlier) - Development environments: Bluefish, Quanta+ - For a howto on HTML coding, see: http://www.w3schools.com/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:26:34
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2012-03-26 18:42:39
Requested 606 times
hu hungary hungarian <reply> Magyar nyelvű segítséget az #ubuntu-hu csatornán talál Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:18:44
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-02-24 11:26:46
Requested 424 times
hud <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 12.04 LTS includes the first step in a major new approach to application interfaces, the Head-Up Display, or HUD, which will ultimately replace menus in Unity applications. See http://ubottu.com/y/hud for the background on this and discuss it in #ubuntu-offtopic Added by bazhang
Date: 2012-01-24 16:20:34
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2012-08-28 18:23:15
Requested 41 times
hungover <deleted><reply> The Release Managers are currently hungover, and wont be releasing jaunty today. No jaunty for you! NOT YOURS!!! Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-10-18 06:40:58
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2011-05-26 16:57:53
Requested 45 times
hurd <reply> The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is not ready for production use, as there are still many bugs and missing features. http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd.html Added by apokryphos
Date: 2007-01-20 16:13:01
Requested 35 times
hwdb <reply> The Ubuntu Hardware Database can be found at http://hwdb.ubuntu.com/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-10-06 22:06:06
Requested 21 times
ibus <reply> IBus is used to allow multilingual input such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean (CJK), Devanagari and Dravidian characters in !GUI applications - see also: !SCIM. For more info on Ibus see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ibus Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-06-03 15:20:31
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2010-08-22 05:19:43
Requested 98 times
iceweasel <reply>Iceweasel's homepage is http://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/ with more detailed information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iceweasel Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-11-29 03:21:05
Requested 83 times
ichthux <deleted><reply> Ichthux (Linux for Christians) is an unofficial Kubuntu derivative. See http://www.ichthux.com/ Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-19 02:18:04
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:19:39
Requested 12 times
icons desktopicons trashicon <reply> Want to see volume/trash icons on the desktop? Go to /apps/nautilus/desktop in gconf-editor (GNOME) or go to http://kudos.berlios.de/kf/kisimlar/tipsntrix.html#showtrash (KDE) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 12:24:32
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-03-14 15:27:08
Requested 418 times
icqbug <deleted><reply> If you use Hardy or Gutsy, and are getting the message "The client version you are using is too old" when conneting to ICQ with Pidgin, please check for new updates. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-02 16:06:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 02:32:01
Requested 29 times
ics inetsharing <reply> If you want to share the internet connection of your Ubuntu machine with other machines in the network see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Internet/ConnectionSharing Added by Pici
Date: 2008-04-02 19:03:38
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-05-06 11:22:25
Requested 1371 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 876 times
identify <reply> You can identify to NickServ automatically when connecting to Libera. See https://libera.chat/guides/sasl for more information. When identifying manually, do NOT send the command from a channel tab, as a typo will give away your password. If that happens, identify and then type «/msg NickServ set password <newpass>» in the server tab as soon as possible. Added by LjL
Date: 2008-02-09 03:30:18
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:37
Requested 174 times
idle-#ubuntu-ops <reply> Please keep in mind that this channel is for operator/abuse questions only; we ask you to part when you have no further business here in order to keep track of users with pending inquiries. Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-09 02:56:57
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-01-31 08:15:17
Requested 337 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
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
ignore <reply> If you really don't wish to see the messages from a particular person on IRC, you can use /ignore nickname Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:36:26
Requested 144 times
iirc <reply> IIRC means "if I remember correctly" Added by thoreauputic
Date: 2006-07-25 22:13:15
Requested 39 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 409 times
im instant messaging instant messenger msn aim icq chat clients messenger <reply> The Empathy Instant Messenger is installed by default and supports MSN, XMPP (Jabber, GTalk and variants), AIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ, YIM, IRC and others. See also !Kopete and !pidgin Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:40:54
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-09-23 17:07:40
Requested 512 times
imap4rev1 a broken and unsupported option in Evolution. IMAP supports all IMAP servers, and should be used instead. See http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=324118 for more information. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-08-12 16:40:07
Requested 2 times
importance-#ubuntu-bugs importance-#ubuntu-motu <reply> You can learn about setting bug importance at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Importance Added by LjL
Date: 2007-03-14 23:13:49
Requested 21 times
in india <reply> #ubuntu-in is the channel for Ubuntu in India Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-06-07 21:56:20
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-06-07 21:57:25
Requested 473 times
inappropriate <deleted><reply> The current discussion topic is inappropriate for this channel. Please stop. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-12-14 07:15:47
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-03-19 19:37:22
Requested 35 times
inkscape <reply>Inkscape is a powerful vector graphics drawing application - see http://www.inkscape.org/ for more Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-20 10:01:03
Requested 75 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
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

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