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en english <reply> The main Ubuntu IRC channels are English only. For a complete list of channels in other languages, please visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ChannelList Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-25 14:35:17
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-12-13 17:11:01
Requested 853 times
empathy the default instant messaging and video client for GNOME. Since Karmic, it has been the default client in Ubuntu, replacing !pidgin Added by elky
Date: 2009-09-12 08:23:43
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:45:54
Requested 137 times
emesene <deleted><reply> Emesene is an instant messenger for the WLM network. See http://emesene.org for more information. Added by Spec
Date: 2008-04-18 18:44:54
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:14:26
Requested 16 times
emerald an obsolete window decorator for compiz. It's unsupported and unmaintained, making issues with it very hard to diagnose and fix. There are no known, supported alternatives. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-05-19 12:46:47
Requested 283 times
emacs-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu channels can only provide support for Ubuntu itself. Other operating systems have their own support channels. Please consult their websites for more information. Added by rww
Date: 2016-01-06 17:13:56
Requested 7 times
elky-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted>a piece of router firmware written in COBOL Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-27 15:11:13
Last edited by elky
Date: 2009-06-13 12:50:52
Requested 2 times
elkbuntu <deleted>cute Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-10-20 17:12:46
Last edited by elky
Date: 2009-06-13 12:48:45
Requested 28 times
elementary <reply> elementary OS is an Ubuntu derivative that is supported in their own IRC channel #elementary on irc.freenode.net - See https://elementary.io/ for more information on this distribution. Added by genii
Date: 2013-11-17 07:10:48
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:33
Requested 283 times
elaborate error details <reply> Please elaborate; your question or issue may not seem clear or detailed enough for people to help you. Please give more detailed information; for example, we might need errors, steps, relevant configuration files, Ubuntu version, and hardware information. Use a !pastebin to avoid flooding the channel. Added by somerville32
Date: 2006-12-14 20:17:34
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-05-09 17:43:50
Requested 2189 times
ekiga sip an Internet telephony application included with Ubuntu, which supports the SIP and H323 protocols. Information and help at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Ekiga Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-03 19:27:24
Requested 173 times
eir <deleted>a utility bot for managing ban expiration. For usage instructions, see http://freenode.net/eir.shtml . For source code, see https://dev.freenode.net/redmine/projects/eir Added by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 06:47:14
Last edited by ezri
Date: 2016-03-09 21:24:02
Requested 29 times
eft a newt in its terrestrial stage of development - the release after Dapper is called Edgy Eft. For information and pictures of efts/newts, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newt or try !edgy Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:41:14
Requested 27 times
eff The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a non-profit advocacy and legal organisation with the stated purpose of being dedicated to preserving free speech rights. http://www.eff.org/ Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-02-07 12:56:19
Requested 5 times
eeepc eee <reply> Information about installing Ubuntu on an Asus EeePC can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EeePC . The Ubuntu EeePC Channel is #ubuntu-eeepc , main EeePC discussion in #eeepc Added by LjL
Date: 2008-04-09 18:56:42
Last edited by genii
Date: 2009-10-27 16:34:19
Requested 312 times
eduhardware eduhw https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToCookEdubuntu/Chapters/HardwareRequirements Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-05 06:41:28
Requested 3 times
edubuntuhandbook <deleted><reply> The Edubuntu Handbook is currently work-in-progress and can be browsed via http://doc.ubuntu.com/edubuntu/handbook/C/ Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-05-09 05:47:22
Last edited by rww
Date: 2015-03-13 05:57:25
Requested 29 times
edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu was an Ubuntu derivative aimed at schools and educational institutions. Its most recent release was Edubuntu 14.04, which is now !EOL. For more info, see http://www.edubuntu.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:17:39
Last edited by ro
Date: 2019-05-06 14:45:27
Requested 265 times
edonkey <reply> eDonkey clients: aMule (GTK, stand-alone), mldonkey-gui (GTK, based on MLDonkey), KMLDonkey (KDE, based on MLDonkey) - See also !P2P Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:23:18
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:29:31
Requested 25 times
editors editor vim emacs nano kate gedit vi ed <reply> Text Editors: gedit (GNOME), Kate (KDE), mousepad (Xfce4) - Terminal-based: nano, vi/vim, emacs, ed - For HTML/CSS editors, see !html - For programming editors and IDE, see !code Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:49:42
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-07 04:38:32
Requested 1200 times
editing uwn editing-#ubuntu-marketing https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/EditingPolicies Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-29 13:19:27
Requested 1 times
edgy edgy eft edgyeft 6.10 <reply>Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) was the fifth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 25th, 2008. See !eol for more details. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-10 01:01:55
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-09-22 15:18:55
Requested 1285 times
ecryptfs <reply> EcryptFS is a file system encryption. It is deprecated since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, see bug 1756840 for details. Use full disk encryption (dmcrypt-luks) instead. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-10 16:09:39
Requested 14 times
e enlightenment e17 <reply> Enlightenment (or "E") is a window manager for X, providing a useful, and good looking graphical shell in which to work. E17 is the current version. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:00:18
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2014-09-12 17:57:47
Requested 377 times
dvorak a keyboard layout that aims to be more comfortable and efficient alternative to the standard "QWERTY" pattern. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvorak_Simplified_Keyboard Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:39:47
Requested 36 times
dvdiso dvd-torrent <reply> DVD ISOs are available via http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/ Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-12-05 00:17:55
Requested 52 times
dvd-torrent-#kubuntu <reply> If you want to download a DVD version of Hardy Heron via a torrent, here is where you should look: http://torrent.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/hardy/release/dvd/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-10-28 22:08:07
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-05-22 08:10:10
Requested 2 times
dvd libdvdcss libdvdcss2 k9copy css <reply> Ubuntu's default installation and repositories do not include packages needed to play commercial DVDs for legal reasons. For information on adding them, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs | For information on the legalities involved, see the "DVD" section of https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeFormats Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 22:19:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-12-16 04:34:19
Requested 4135 times
dumb stupid <reply> The only dumb or stupid question is the one not asked. Please do not tell people off for asking something, just because it seems simple or obvious to you -- we discourage this attitude in all our channels. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-06-23 16:46:34
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-11-19 16:24:18
Requested 193 times
dualhead dual-head dual head dualmonitor dual monitors <reply> Information about dual-head on linux can be found on http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/DualHead - See also !Xinerama Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-12-01 23:30:58
Requested 1051 times
dualboot dual boot dual-boot <reply> Dual boot instructions: x86/AMD64: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DualBoot/Windows - Macs: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro https://help.ubuntu.com/community/YabootConfigurationForMacintoshPowerPCsDualBoot Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:50:22
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2011-02-13 06:21:17
Requested 3084 times
drunk-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Remember kids; don't drink and IRC! Or at least, google "How to fool the Ubuntu breathalyzer" first. Added by rww
Date: 2011-06-05 00:25:47
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-10-29 05:30:32
Requested 10 times
drunk <deleted>alias drink Added by IdleOne
Date: 2014-11-12 02:29:10
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2014-11-12 02:30:49
Requested 1 times
drum-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> ba-dum TISH Added by genii
Date: 2019-08-08 20:26:21
Requested 1 times
drown <reply> Ubuntu is not vulnerable to the SSLv2 DROWN attack. Please see https://ubottu.com/y/drown and https://drownattack.com/ for more information. Added by Pici
Date: 2016-03-01 15:15:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:03:43
Requested 11 times
drink-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Remember folks; don't drink and IRC! Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-28 03:07:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-20 01:24:08
Requested 169 times
dri direct rendering infrastructure, a framework for allowing direct access to graphics hardware under the X Window System in a safe and efficient manner. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:40:19
Requested 113 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 565 times
downtime <deleted><reply> Canonical is currently moving some servers, there will be downtime throughout this weekend. See http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2012/08/10/community-site-downtime-announcement/ Added by elky
Date: 2012-08-18 11:31:23
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2012-09-08 12:56:11
Requested 6 times
download-#kubuntu <reply> Kubuntu can be downloaded in various formats from http://kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/ Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-31 02:22:47
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-06-23 19:06:15
Requested 69 times
download mirror mirrors <reply> Ubuntu installation CDs can be downloaded from http://releases.ubuntu.com - Mirrors can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mirrors - PLEASE use the !torrents to download !$curStable, and help keeping the servers' load low! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:46:50
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:20
Requested 1655 times
downgrade downgrading <reply> Attempting to downgrade to an older Ubuntu version is explicitly not supported and may break your system. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:33:44
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2011-04-13 19:44:11
Requested 872 times
downfor <reply>To check whether or not a website is really down, please use http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ (requires Javascript) instead of polling the channel. Thank you! Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-09-14 10:17:51
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-09-14 12:51:29
Requested 21 times
doublerecursion-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> See !simplerecursion Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-19 03:03:00
Requested 15 times
doublejoin <reply> Your IRC client is completing NickServ authentication after joining channels, which triggers a fake quit and rejoin to apply your cloak and increases channel noise. The best way to avoid this is to use SASL (https://libera.chat/guides/sasl). Other options for automatic login exist (e.g. CertFP and server password) but sometimes complete after channel join. Added by knome
Date: 2013-04-13 22:19:45
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:45
Requested 45 times
dontzap <deleted><reply> To re-enable the Ctrl-Alt-Backspace combination that restarts your X server see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/DontZap Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-20 02:24:54
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2012-04-19 16:03:58
Requested 696 times
donate-#kubuntu <reply> If you want to help make Kubuntu even better, visit http://www.kubuntu.org/donate to see how. To help with funding, https://www.kde.org/community/donations/ instead. Added by genii
Date: 2015-04-27 17:44:23
Requested 2 times
donate donation donations <reply>To donate to Ubuntu, you can !participate or go to http://www.ubuntu.com/community/get-involved/donate Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 10:32:01
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2010-08-30 21:02:45
Requested 66 times
doesn't work-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Doesn't work is a strong statement. Does it sit on the couch all day? Does it want more money? Is it on IRC all the time? Please be specific! Examples of what doesn't work tend to help too. Added by Flannel
Date: 2014-04-22 02:57:13
Requested 6 times
does-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Yes, yes I do! Or maybe not. Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-28 23:29:31
Requested 5 times
documentation docs doc rute tldp desktopguide starterguide newusers training tutorial to be found at https://help.ubuntu.com and https://wiki.ubuntu.com - General linux documentation: http://www.tldp.org - https://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/95-799/rute.pdf Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:12:08
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:55:39
Requested 858 times

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