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flash flashplugin flash plugin <reply> To install Flash see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/Flash - See also !Restricted and !Gnash Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:43:29
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-11 22:34:33
Requested 5415 times
flare183-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> shhhh you'll only encourage more comments and we have seen enough of them already. ;-) Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 17:06:05
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-06-18 21:34:10
Requested 3 times
fixinstall <reply> For a few common problems when installing, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CommonProblemsInstall also make sure you have read !install Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:47:23
Requested 9 times
fixed <reply> It's fixed! Added by stdin
Date: 2008-09-10 23:16:12
Requested 6 times
fish-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> <>< ><> <>< ><> Added by Spec
Date: 2008-03-21 17:32:05
Last edited by Spec
Date: 2008-03-21 17:38:22
Requested 22 times
firewall firestarter iptables shorewall guarddog ufw <reply> Ubuntu, like any other Linux distribution, has built-in firewall capabilities. The firewall is managed using the 'ufw' command - see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UFW | GUI frontends such as gufw and ufw-kde also exist. | An alternative to ufw is the 'iptables' command - See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/IptablesHowTo Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:46:03
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2014-08-08 13:44:58
Requested 4133 times
firefox ff the default web browser on Ubuntu. To install the latest version, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FirefoxNewVersion | To install plugins: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FirefoxPlugins Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:48:13
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-06-13 03:12:27
Requested 1360 times
final beta already <reply> If you install a development version of Ubuntu $curDevel and keep up with package updates, then you will be upgraded to the official release of $curDevelNum when it comes out. To make sure, type « sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade » in a terminal. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-19 18:02:54
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-02-26 22:24:21
Requested 1329 times
filesystems <reply> ext3 and ext4 are the default filesystems in Ubuntu (and many other Linuxes). Alternative Linux filesystems include reiserfs and xfs. fat32 and ntfs are DOS/Windows filesystems. hfs and hfs+ are filesystems for the Mac. More info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_file_systems Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-04-27 00:36:30
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2011-01-05 12:49:11
Requested 30 times
files dirs file fhs hier fsh <reply> An explanation of how files and directories are organized on Ubuntu, and how they can be manipulated, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LinuxFilesystemTreeOverview see also: man hier Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 23:17:27
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-02-05 20:56:11
Requested 1726 times
filenames case <reply> File names in Ubuntu are case sensitive, MyFile is not the same as myfile, and if you put spaces in there and use a console you need to "escape" the space, thus "gedit My\ File.txt" Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-24 22:24:58
Requested 20 times
fiesty <reply> It is spelt "FEIsty" :) Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-27 08:11:30
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-09-21 19:19:53
Requested 32 times
fi-#ubuntu <reply> Tämä kanava on tarkoitettu vain englanninkieliselle keskustelulle. Jos haluat suomenkielistä apua (K)ubuntun ongelmiin, liity kanavalle #ubuntu-fi / #kubuntu-fi :-) Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-03-08 13:19:25
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-03-08 14:06:35
Requested 72 times
fi <reply> Tämä kanava on tarkoitettu vain englanninkieliselle keskustelulle. Jos haluat suomenkielistä apua (K)ubuntun ongelmiin, liity kanavalle #ubuntu-fi / #kubuntu-fi :-) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:05:04
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2011-01-19 13:22:40
Requested 318 times
fhqwhgads-#ubuntu-offtopic fh[tab]-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everybody to the limit, everybody to the limit! Added by Flannel
Date: 2013-02-13 08:15:47
Requested 7 times
ffe <reply> Feature Freeze Exception. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FreezeExceptionProcess for the freeze exception process. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-04-15 15:48:48
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-02-21 16:35:38
Requested 67 times
female-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> https://i.imgur.com/WsrS1U2.jpg Added by rww
Date: 2014-08-10 04:44:28
Requested 2 times
feisty feisty fawn fawn 7.04 <reply> Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) was the sixth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: October 19th, 2008. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Added by Mez
Date: 2006-10-21 05:12:07
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-01-16 14:15:22
Requested 1959 times
feeding the troll feedthetroll don't feed the troll botattack <reply> The above mess was caused by someone who thought it was funny (they're gone now). Please ignore it completely, since discussing it and making a fuss will only make them think they've reached their "fun" goal. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-10-17 17:04:23
Requested 237 times
fcm THE Ubuntu Community Magazine - find it at www.fullcirclemagazine.org, or #fullcirclemagazine Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-07-04 20:21:46
Requested 41 times
faq-#xubuntu faq-#xubuntu-devel faq-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply>Lists of common questions and answers about Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/news/category/faq/. See also: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CommonQuestions Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-04 22:27:57
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:54:11
Requested 7 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
fakefact <deleted><reply> something entirely different Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-05-03 20:06:53
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-05-03 20:09:06
Requested 2 times
fail-#ubuntu-ops <reply>FAILZ! Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-06-09 14:33:56
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-06-09 14:34:07
Requested 29 times
fail-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Shaka, when the walls fell. Added by LjL
Date: 2008-11-29 22:06:12
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-05-02 18:46:59
Requested 333 times
fail-#dib5sn fail-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>FAILZ! Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-05-06 13:57:05
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-05-13 10:25:31
Requested 14 times
f5 <deleted><reply> Remember that every time you hit refresh, Canonical is wasting money, bandwidth, and CPU time serving your request instead of doing useful things like uploading the image or paying for ShipIt disks. Please do so sparingly. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-10-18 04:30:57
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2014-04-17 15:53:18
Requested 77 times
extreme <deleted><reply> To configure Airport Extreme wireless on Mac, read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/AirportExtreme Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:03:37
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-05 19:09:00
Requested 0 times
extras <reply> extras.ubuntu.com is an external !repo for new software made available after the Ubuntu release. This repository is not part of the Ubuntu distribution and the software is completely unsupported by the Ubuntu team, but the original authors may offer some support. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:32:42
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-09-24 03:33:30
Requested 31 times
ext3 the default filesystem on older versions of Ubuntu, and the most popular on Linux. You can read/write from Windows to ext3 via http://www.fs-driver.org Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 21:35:14
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 04:11:40
Requested 623 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
expletive-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Consider yourself insulted. Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-19 02:58:42
Requested 10 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
etch a Debian release, its repos are not for use with Ubuntu unless you are a dev, they will break stuff. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-04-22 15:09:00
Requested 5 times
esm <reply> Canonical offers paid extended security support for end-of-life LTS releases through the Ubuntu Advantage program. For more information, see https://ubuntu.com/esm . ESM is not an Ubuntu community offering; please direct questions about it to Canonical directly. Added by dax
Date: 2017-05-01 19:34:04
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-12-31 16:16:18
Requested 107 times
esd <reply>esd is the enlightened sound daemon. It is deprecated, use !pulseaudio instead. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 10:57:15
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-01-08 23:27:18
Requested 121 times
es-#xubuntu <deleted><reply> En la mayoría de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #xubuntu-es; escriba "/join #xubuntu-es" (sin comillas) y presione intro. Si nadie responde, puedes intentar preguntando en #ubuntu-es. Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-07 02:35:54
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-08-26 21:37:34
Requested 119 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 40 times
es-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> En este canal de lubuntu, sólo se habla en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español, entre al canal #lubuntu-es; escriba " /join #lubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:30:19
Requested 0 times
es-#lubuntu-devel <reply> En este canal de lubuntu, sólo se habla en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español, entre al canal #lubuntu-es; escriba " /join #lubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:30:09
Requested 0 times
es-#lubuntu <reply> En este canal de lubuntu, sólo se habla en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español, entre al canal #lubuntu-es; escriba " /join #lubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-09-23 23:08:42
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:28:13
Requested 17 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
errors <reply> If you have problems or errors, you will need to describe/paste them. Please use the !pastebin for errors that cannot be quoted in a single IRC message Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-14 19:48:01
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-11-06 23:30:21
Requested 167 times
equivalents equivalent apps word excel powerpoint photoshop trillian <reply> A comprehensive list of of Windows-equivalent applications in Linux can be found at http://www.linuxrsp.ru/win-lin-soft/table-eng.html and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WhatWindowsUsersWant Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 21:29:13
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2014-08-21 16:09:45
Requested 694 times
eol endoflife end-of-life eolupgrades eolupgrade old-releases oldreleases eolupdate <reply> End-Of-Life is when security updates and support for an Ubuntu release stop. Make sure to update Ubuntu before it goes EOL so you get updates promptly for newly-discovered security vulnerabilities. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EOL and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases for more info. Looking to upgrade from an EOL release? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EOLUpgrades Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-09-18 04:08:52
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-09-26 15:56:29
Requested 3866 times
eo <reply> Iru al #ubuntu-eo, Bonvole. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:08:47
Requested 40 times
enter oneline <reply> Please try and keep as much of your info as possible on ONE line - easier to follow for everyone. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:56:19
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-28 00:32:21
Requested 10976 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
enablesources chrepo <reply> Enable the standard Ubuntu repositories by going to System > Administration > Software Sources - See !repositories for detailed information Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-26 03:07:22
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-01-26 03:07:45
Requested 34 times
enablementstack <reply> The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases. see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack Added by k1l
Date: 2015-02-08 13:52:20
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2015-02-08 13:58:37
Requested 35 times

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