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krack <reply> KRACK is a group of attacks against the wireless WPA2 protocol and related software. Ubuntu clients are protected against it if they are updated; see https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3455-1/ for details. Networking equipment needs updating if using 802.11r, repeater mode, or other AP-as-client configurations, which most are not. See https://www.krackattacks.com/ for technical details. Added by dax
Date: 2017-10-21 20:53:27
Requested 5 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 137 times
kppa <reply>Kubuntu has several different PPA's for those who want to test or upgrade to the latest version. More information on the available Kubuntu PPA's can be found here: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/KubuntuPPAs Added by jussi
Date: 2011-05-23 06:51:36
Requested 10 times
kpackagekit <reply> KPackageKit is the !Kubuntu package manager that uses PackageKit Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-05-01 14:10:43
Requested 26 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
kopete-icq-aim <deleted><reply> Due to a bug within Kopete's AIM/ICQ plugin, Kopete will not connect correctly to AIM/ICQ. Working versions can be found at: http://ubuntu.lnix.net/misc/kopete-fix/ Added by fdoving
Date: 2006-11-09 00:24:01
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:28:55
Requested 5 times
kopete im-#kubuntu <reply> Instant Messenger Client Kopete (http://kopete.kde.org) supports MSN, Jabber, AIM, YIM, Gadu-Gadu, Novell Groupwise, ICQ and, in KDE 3, IRC. See also !Pidgin Added by Tm_T
Date: 2007-11-14 13:16:40
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-09-18 09:27:41
Requested 189 times
kompozer a WYSIWYG HTML editor for easily creating web pages, and the continuation of the dead Nvu project. It is available in !Universe on !Gutsy and later releases. Note that there is a GTK incompatibility in !Intrepid and !Jaunty, so users of those releases should use the !PPA at https://launchpad.net/~giuseppe-iuculano/+archive/ppa instead. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-23 01:47:58
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2009-10-24 19:23:53
Requested 169 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
ko korea korean <reply> 도움이 필요하시면 다음 채널에 조인하십시오. /join #ubuntu-ko Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:11:00
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-03-08 17:00:18
Requested 386 times
kne knr <reply> Kubuntu Netbook Edition is a slightly altered version of Kubuntu, optimised for small screens. For more information, please see https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/Netbook - support in #kubuntu Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-05-21 10:26:46
Requested 3 times
kmix KDE's soundcard mixer program. Though small, it is full-featured. The program should give controls for each of your soundcards. KMix supports several platforms and sound drivers. Go to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kmix for complete information. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-26 20:45:57
Requested 17 times
klipper the KDE clipboard utility. It stores clipboard history, and allows you to link clipboard contents to application actions. Further information is available at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Klipper Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-26 10:53:13
Requested 8 times
klik <reply>klik is a simple way to run additional software without actually installing it. For instructions and more information see: http://dot.kde.org/2005/09/16/dont-install-just-copy-klik Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 21:31:56
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:19:21
Requested 15 times
kirby-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> <(^.^<) <(^.^)> (>^.^)> Added by Spec
Date: 2007-09-14 20:49:06
Last edited by Spec
Date: 2007-09-14 20:49:14
Requested 635 times
king <reply> kong Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-01-18 13:57:42
Requested 20 times
kidding joke funny <reply> You might think your joke is funny, but you may confuse new users who follow your advice or irritate people who attempt to answer your question. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2006-12-13 06:26:36
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-11-09 19:33:47
Requested 230 times
kickstart <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/installation-guide/amd64/apb.html - See also !cloning Added by LJL
Date: 2007-03-21 01:00:32
Last edited by Jordan_U
Date: 2014-12-04 23:22:27
Requested 6 times
kickoff <deleted>a new KDE menu replacement developed by openSUSE. See http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/2331 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-11-06 12:00:09
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:42:33
Requested 79 times
khardy <deleted><reply> Kubuntu Hardy Heron expects to ship with both KDE 3 and KDE 4 as 2 separate disks. KDE 3 should be offered by shipit. The KDE 3 CD will be commercially supported for 18 months and KDE 4 will be community supported Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-02-25 11:43:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-09-19 10:16:19
Requested 51 times
keyserver <reply> The ubuntu key server is to be found at http://keyserver.ubuntu.com:11371. If this one is unresponsive you can use most other gpg key servers as well - for instance http://pgp.mit.edu/ Added by jrib
Date: 2009-10-31 21:18:56
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-11-01 08:14:25
Requested 37 times
keyboard keybinding keyboards layout <reply> To switch your keyboard layout on GNOME: System -> Preferences -> Keyboard | KDE: System Settings -> Regional & Language -> Keyboard Layout | XFCE: Settings -> Settings Manager -> Keyboard, Layout Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 10:48:21
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2011-07-19 15:42:13
Requested 721 times
kernelparm kernelparam cmdline <reply> To add a one-time or permanent kernel boot parameter see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-08 19:23:03
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-08 20:06:45
Requested 93 times
kernelcleanup <reply> For information about removing old kernels to free up space on /boot, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RemoveOldKernels Added by dax
Date: 2017-11-27 17:55:17
Requested 18 times
kernel-source <reply> You can access all the kernels for previous and current development releases at http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git. There are repositories for each supported release under ubuntu/ubuntu-<release>.git - For more details see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/SourceCode Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 22:02:30
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-07-07 13:18:49
Requested 3 times
kernel-faq <reply> A list of common questions about the Ubuntu Kernel can be found in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/FAQ Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-07-08 09:10:03
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:46:02
Requested 4 times
kernel compilekernel kernelcompile kernelhowto customkernel <reply> The core of Ubuntu is the Linux kernel: see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kernel - You shouldn't have to compile your own, and if you need to troubleshoot issues, you can try a !Mainline kernel instead, but if you insist, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kernel/Compile (see also !Stages) Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 22:01:25
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-10 12:12:54
Requested 3534 times
kdmtheme <reply>To customize your !KDM theme, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CustomizeKubuntu Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-07 01:29:07
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:53:27
Requested 19 times
kdesvn <reply> See http://techbase.kde.org/Getting_Started/Sources/en for details on accessing KDE's code via SVN or Git Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-16 01:03:30
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:24:15
Requested 10 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
kdeincludes <reply> To install the kde includes, install the kde-devel package. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:44:06
Requested 6 times
kdeguide <reply>See http://docs.kde.org/stable/en/ for a guide to using KDE. Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-16 01:16:36
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:22:41
Requested 2 times
kde-#ubuntu-fi <reply> KDE (http://kde.org) on avoin yhteisö, joka luo ja ylläpitää ohjelmistoja sisältäen muunmuassa Plasma-työpöydän. Asentaaksesi Ubuntuun: « sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop », tai katso https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingKDE - Lisätietoa löytyy osoitteesta http://kubuntu.org Added by Tm_T
Date: 2012-07-03 16:20:28
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:54:22
Requested 0 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
kde docs kdedocs <reply> The KDE documentation is available for browsing/searching at http://docs.kde.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:53:19
Requested 4 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
kbuildsycoca kmenu_update kbuildsyscoca kmenuupdate kmenu update <reply> If your K menu is out of date, like after installing an application and not finding it in the K menu, you should type "kbuildsycoca" in a terminal to rebuild the KDE configuration cache Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-29 17:19:44
Last edited by Jucato
Date: 2007-02-19 13:24:03
Requested 24 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
katapult theapplication launcher for KDE, to be used with applications, bookmarks, and Amarok playlists. Once you have installed, hit Alt+f2 -> katapult, then hit Alt+Space, and type what you want. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 10:58:05
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-11-06 03:01:45
Requested 117 times
karmic koala 9.10 karmic koala <reply> Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) was the eleventh release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on April 29th 2011, see https://ubottu.com/y/karmic for details. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-02-20 18:04:43
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:01:44
Requested 1874 times
k3b a feature-rich and user-friendly burning application for KDE (and, as all KDE applications, works fine on GNOME). For a guide, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/K3BHowto Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 20:53:04
Requested 289 times
juju <reply>Juju is a open source devops platform created to allow rapid deployment of applications in the cloud. More info at https://juju.ubuntu.com/ Added by bkerensa
Date: 2012-08-17 20:05:46
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-08-02 20:22:24
Requested 35 times
jp-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> このルブントゥチャンネルでは、英語で話されています。日本語でのヘルプをお探しの場合は、チャンネル#lubuntu-jpにアクセスしてください。 「 /join#lubuntu-jp」(引用符なし)と入力し、Enterキーを押します。 Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:32:43
Requested 0 times
jp-#lubuntu-devel <reply> このルブントゥチャンネルでは、英語で話されています。日本語でのヘルプをお探しの場合は、チャンネル#lubuntu-jpにアクセスしてください。 「 /join#lubuntu-jp」(引用符なし)と入力し、Enterキーを押します。 Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:32:34
Requested 0 times
jp-#lubuntu <reply> このルブントゥチャンネルでは、英語で話されています。日本語でのヘルプをお探しの場合は、チャンネル#lubuntu-jpにアクセスしてください。 「 /join#lubuntu-jp」(引用符なし)と入力し、Enterキーを押します。 Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:32:27
Requested 0 times
jp ja japanese <reply>日本語の場合は /join #ubuntu-jp または /join #kubuntu-jp を入力して下さい。 Added by Jucato
Date: 2006-11-14 09:07:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-07 00:36:48
Requested 863 times
journalctl <reply> journalctl is a command for viewing logs collected by systemd-journald. E.g. "journalctl -f" reports system messages as they are logged until you press Ctrl+C. See the journalctl !man page for other options. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 16:39:11
Requested 11 times
joomla <reply> joomla information can be had here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Joomla Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-01-20 12:55:33
Requested 24 times
jono-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> John O'Bacon is the former ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlYk4RlOnJY ) Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical. When he's not writing blog posts and tweeting, he spends time manufacturing all the bacon on the planet while singing for death metal bands. Added by rww
Date: 2014-01-14 06:08:20
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-05-20 19:04:36
Requested 11 times
jigdo the jigsaw downloader for building cd isos. for more information see http://www.debian.org/CD/jigdo-cd/ Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-03-30 04:16:41
Requested 33 times

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