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sysrq reisub <reply> In an emergency, you may be able to shutdown cleanly and reboot by holding down Alt+PrintScreen and typing slowly, in succession, S, U and B. For an explanation, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-09-12 20:29:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-03 18:24:32
Requested 487 times
sysresccd <reply> SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM. It contains a number of admin tools including gparted and partimage. http://sysresccd.org/Main_Page Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-02-27 21:16:25
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-04 12:21:38
Requested 68 times
sysinfo-#ubuntuforums <reply> Please do not use sysinfo scripts in this channel. Doing so will result in a warning then ban. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-02-27 19:25:18
Requested 24 times
synopsis-#ubuntu-motu The synopsis line (the short description) should be concise. See http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/best-pkging-practices.html#bpp-pkg-synopsis for Best Practices. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-01-26 14:08:57
Requested 1 times
synergy-#ubuntuforums <reply> Synergy is a means for the best threads on forums around the internet to be read by the masses. When a community admin or one of their delegated usergroups submits a thread, it enters the forum's "submission queue". Once every x hours (this number will be variable and based upon a number of factors) a thread from the queue will be accepted by the system at Zoints.com and then propagated across all Sy Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-02-08 21:54:59
Requested 4 times
syncrequest <reply> Helpful information for filing a sync request can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SyncRequestProcess Added by Pici
Date: 2009-10-15 13:19:44
Requested 53 times
synce <reply> Details of setting up synce-serial at: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PocketPCHowto Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-08-03 11:32:16
Requested 26 times
synaptics touchpad <reply> For a comprehensive Synaptics Touchpad guide, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynapticsTouchpad Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:12:34
Requested 636 times
synaptic <reply> Synaptic is a graphical utility which can install and remove software packages (.deb). For a good howto see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynapticHowto Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:41:59
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-15 19:57:12
Requested 1226 times
syn <reply> FIN... FIN!!!... GO AWAY!!! FIN. Added by Spec
Date: 2007-10-16 22:09:20
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2008-02-20 08:09:36
Requested 69 times
swap used to move unused programs and data out of main memory to make your system faster. It can also be used as extra memory if you don't have enough. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq for more info Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:02:26
Requested 1157 times
svn Subversion: an open-source revision control system, which aims to be a compelling replacement for CVS. See http://subversion.apache.org/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:19:15
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:20:30
Requested 266 times
svg Scalable Vector Graphics, a language used for graphical applications in XML, and a W3 recommendation. SVG Editors: Inkscape, Karbon14 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 20:27:51
Requested 24 times
surround <reply> If you're having trouble getting surround sound working in Ubuntu, try the instructions on this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SurroundSound Added by LjL
Date: 2011-05-30 19:14:25
Requested 5 times
supybot-#ubuntu-bots <reply> ubottu is a supybot with custom plugins, for help with other supybot plugins ask in #supybot Added by stdin
Date: 2009-03-15 13:33:54
Requested 12 times
support-#xubuntu <reply> As most of the Ubuntu channels, #xubuntu is English only. A list of the localized Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ChannelList#IRC.2BAC8-ChannelList.2BAC8-Local.Local_Ubuntu_channels. These channels will most probably be able to give Xubuntu support too. For alternative Xubuntu support options, please see http://xubuntu.org/help/. Added by somerville32
Date: 2007-01-11 08:54:11
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-01 20:48:06
Requested 15 times
support-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> This is the Ubuntu Studio development channel. Our official support channel is on #ubuntustudio. Also see https://askubuntu.com Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-02-12 12:24:25
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-04-26 18:48:39
Requested 13 times
support-#ubuntuforums-beginners <reply> This channel is for the Ubuntu Beginners Transitioning team. While we'll be glad to help you, you may find better luck in #ubuntu or one of the more specialised support channels. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-03-07 20:00:51
Requested 9 times
support-#ubuntuforums <reply> This is the Ubuntu Forums Community Chat, and is mainly used for offtopic conversations. If you are looking for support, please try #ubuntu. Thanks! Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-01-15 22:18:18
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-06-30 19:41:36
Requested 703 times
support-#ubuntu-quality <reply> Ubuntu $curDevelNum ($curDevelLong) support is at #ubuntu-next. This channel is for testing $curDevelNum and reporting results at http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker Added by hggdh
Date: 2020-08-26 13:13:04
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2021-07-22 19:07:07
Requested 4 times
support-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu (see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org as well). Please be aware that this channel is mainly for other discussion. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-28 21:19:04
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-27 19:14:38
Requested 993 times
support-#ubuntu-classroom support-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> For general questions or support, please use our support channel, #ubuntu Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-03-06 13:35:19
Requested 0 times
support-#ubuntu+1 offtopic-#ubuntu+1 <reply> #ubuntu+1 handles support for the development version of Ubuntu. Please join #ubuntu for all other Ubuntu support. Chat in #ubuntu-offtopic. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-05-05 18:55:10
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-05 18:55:17
Requested 165 times
support-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/support for Telegram. Also, at https://forum.lubuntu.me you can find our Discourse forum. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:52:40
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-24 22:32:20
Requested 0 times
support-#lubuntu-devel <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/support for Telegram. Also, at https://forum.lubuntu.me you can find our Discourse forum. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:52:19
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-24 22:32:11
Requested 1 times
support-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://kubuntu.org/support and http://kubuntuforums.org and http://askubuntu.com Added by jussi
Date: 2013-08-15 12:52:52
Requested 4 times
support-#kubuntu-devel <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-01-16 19:35:42
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2009-01-16 23:18:04
Requested 13 times
support-#kubuntu <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://www.kubuntu.com/support.php Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-08 15:59:07
Requested 15 times
support <reply>The official ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu. Also see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org and http://askubuntu.com Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:13:34
Last edited by elky
Date: 2011-01-20 10:17:22
Requested 1067 times
superkaramba karamba an application that gives you interactive eye-candy on your desktop. To get themes for it, head over to http://kde-look.org Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:07:06
Requested 118 times
sup-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ceiling. Actually, in my case it's the PSU. Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-24 17:27:43
Requested 52 times
sunbird <reply> Mozilla Sunbird™ is a cross-platform calendar application, built upon Mozilla Toolkit. Our goal is to bring Mozilla-style ease-of-use to your calendar, without tying you to a particular storage solution. Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-24 04:29:32
Requested 25 times
sudoedit <reply> To edit files with !superuser access using the user's standard editor (as set in the EDITOR !shell variable) and its normal configuration, the command « sudoedit <filename> » is available. It creates a local copy of the file, and runs the editor with the user's permissions. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-12-29 21:22:30
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-29 21:39:01
Requested 15 times
sudo rootsudo root password rootpassword su <reply> sudo is a command to run command-line programs with superuser privileges ("root") (also see !cli). Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo for more information. For graphical applications see !pkexec (for older releases: !gksu and !kdesudo). If you're unable to execute commands with sudo see: http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/fixsudo Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-25 16:49:59
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-06-25 22:59:22
Requested 7780 times
subversion an open source application used for revision control. It is sometimes abbreviated to svn in reference to the name of its command line interface. Look here for a Subversion How To on Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Subversion Added by nalioth
Date: 2006-08-27 02:03:51
Requested 87 times
stupidbot <deleted>stupid Added by elky_work
Date: 2008-09-24 06:41:47
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-10 19:46:10
Requested 8 times
studiorepo <reply>All Ubuntu Studio packages are included in the official Ubuntu repos. However, Ubuntu Studio 7.04 had its own custom addon repository. This is no longer supported or available. Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-10-16 13:16:46
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-05-18 21:01:47
Requested 71 times
studiocd <reply>Ubuntu Studio is only available as an alternate DVD. The LiveCD installer does not meet Ubuntu Studio's requirements at this time. Added by Pici
Date: 2007-11-04 18:23:28
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-09-07 18:07:13
Requested 7 times
studio-controls <reply> Studio Controls is the application through which audio is configured in Ubuntu Studio. It configures Jack, sets the CPU governor, and ensures the user has realtime audio permissions. For more info, see !jack and https://ovenwerks.github.io/studio-controls/ Added by Eickmeyer
Date: 2020-07-22 19:49:54
Last edited by Eickmeyer
Date: 2020-12-16 17:32:35
Requested 11 times
store shop mug shirt <reply> Buy some Official Ubuntu Merchandise & Professional Support. See https://shop.canonical.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-01-24 13:14:46
Requested 29 times
stop <deleted><reply> NOTICE - Please stop this discussion NOW. See !offtopic for things that are inappropriate to discuss in this channel. Continuing will result in action being taken. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-22 02:22:14
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 07:05:33
Requested 561 times
stoned <reply> JUST SAY NO! Added by genii
Date: 2014-07-29 05:01:18
Requested 3 times
stevenk <deleted><reply> Here is the Cleaner of the archive, and killer of NBS! Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-10-18 04:02:27
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2011-06-06 00:08:28
Requested 2 times
steam <reply> Valve have officially announced that they are developing Steam and are working with !ubuntu during their development, see http://blogs.valvesoftware.com/linux/steamd-penguins/ for further details, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve for install instructions, you can also join #ubuntu-steam for discussion. Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-21 03:00:16
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2013-02-12 02:25:54
Requested 460 times
status-#ubuntuone <reply>https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOne/Status Added by jussi
Date: 2010-05-31 21:04:54
Requested 0 times
stats-#ubuntuforums <reply>Some fun statistics for this channel can be found at https://unit193.net/pisg/ubuntuforums.html Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-08-03 05:39:51
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2017-02-23 00:02:33
Requested 14 times
stats-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Statistics for #ubuntu-uk: http://ubuntu-uk.org/ircstats/ Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-11 13:47:49
Requested 3 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 189 times
startup-#kubuntu <reply> To make programs start up automatically when you log into your KDE session, run all programs that you want to be started and close all other programs, then select 'Save Session' in the K menu. Alternatively, create a !symlink to the wanted program in ~/.kde/Autostart - See !boot for starting non-interactive programs at boot Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-15 15:47:48
Requested 56 times
startup session <reply> To add programs to start up when you log into your Gnome session go to System>Preferences>Sessions and use the Startup Programs tab. For more information, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AddingProgramToSessionStartup - See !boot for starting non-interactive programs at boot Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-21 03:02:52
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-06-01 18:39:55
Requested 1512 times

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