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ruby-#kubuntu-offtopic python-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ruby better than python, that's a fact Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-21 22:57:19
Requested 10 times
ru-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> В этом канале lubuntu говорят только на английском. Если вам нужна помощь на русском языке, перейдите на канал #lubuntu-ru; введите "/join #lubuntu-ru" (без кавычек) и нажмите Enter. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:30:58
Requested 0 times
ru-#lubuntu-devel <reply> В этом канале lubuntu говорят только на английском. Если вам нужна помощь на русском языке, перейдите на канал #lubuntu-ru; введите "/join #lubuntu-ru" (без кавычек) и нажмите Enter. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:30:46
Requested 0 times
ru-#lubuntu <reply> В этом канале lubuntu говорят только на английском. Если вам нужна помощь на русском языке, перейдите на канал #lubuntu-ru; введите "/join #lubuntu-ru" (без кавычек) и нажмите Enter. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:30:39
Requested 4 times
ru russian russia <reply> Пожалуйста наберите /join #ubuntu-ru для получения помощи на русском языке. | Pozhalujsta naberite /join #ubuntu-ru dlya polucheniya pomoshi na russkom yazyke. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:15:55
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2011-08-07 10:13:45
Requested 5822 times
rtf <reply> Software packages to deal with the RTF format include: abiword, catdoc, unrtf, latex2rtf (for parsing), enscript, aft, sdf, udo, wv (for creating) Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-02 15:36:40
Requested 12 times
rt realtime <reply> The RT kernel is the Linux kernel with special realtime patches applied. It is not available in Ubuntu. See also !lowlatency and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuStudio/RealTimeKernel Added by Tm_T
Date: 2007-12-18 11:26:52
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-02-26 16:33:48
Requested 147 times
rsync a fast remote file copy and synchronization program - For more see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/rsync Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-01 01:48:03
Requested 208 times
rs serbian <reply> Molimo udjite u #ubuntu-rs za pomoc u vezi sa Ubuntuom na srpskom jeziku. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-11 17:31:16
Requested 138 times
rpm alien <reply> RPM is the RedHat Package Management system. Ubuntu uses !dpkg, not RPM. RPM packages are not supported (the package "alien" can allow installing them, but it's quite dangerous and unsupported) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-25 22:25:11
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-06-01 17:01:00
Requested 1594 times
rosetta <reply>rosetta is a Web-based system for translating open source software into any language. See https://launchpad.net/rosetta Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2006-12-01 01:05:19
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-07-15 19:34:48
Requested 35 times
rootshell <reply> Using !sudo with single commands is preferable in most circumstances. However, if you really need a root shell, use « sudo -i » (other variants of this commands are redundant and/or potentially dangerous) Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-12 00:34:16
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-01-26 00:43:31
Requested 120 times
rootirc <reply> It's not technically our business, but we'd like to tell you that IRC'ing as root is a Very Bad Idea (tm). After all, doing anything as root when root is not needed is bad, and especially bad with software that connects to the Internet. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-21 17:20:07
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-09-25 18:04:50
Requested 603 times
root <reply> Do not try to guess the root password, that is impossible. Instead, realise the truth... there is no root password. Then you will see that it is 'sudo' that grants you access and not the root password. Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:18:28
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-05 23:00:16
Requested 4145 times
rollinghwe <reply> Since the release of 16.04.2, the setup for the !HWE kernel has changed. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/RollingLTSEnablementStack Added by dax
Date: 2017-03-03 16:56:31
Requested 2 times
rockbox an open source firmware replacement for audio players from Archos, iRiver, Apple (iPod), and iAudio. See http://www.rockbox.org/ to get started! Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-01-14 18:47:57
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-05-04 14:21:18
Requested 348 times
roadnav <deleted>a free street mapping and GPS navigation program with spoken directions, using free data available from the U.S. Census Bureau (TIGER, at http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/) and the OpenStreetMap project (at http://www.openstreetmap.org/) - An !Edgy compatible package can be downloaded at http://roadnav.sourceforge.net/ Added by LjL
Date: 2007-03-18 14:09:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-11-27 20:44:10
Requested 17 times
roadmap-#xubuntu-devel <reply> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/ Added by knome
Date: 2013-11-15 07:20:08
Requested 1 times
ro romanian romania <reply> Daca doriti ajutor sau doriti sa discutati despre Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu, intrati pe #ubuntu-ro Added by zorglu_
Date: 2006-10-08 20:21:21
Requested 456 times
rms-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Richard Matthew Stallman, founder of the GNU project. See !GNU and also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman Added by LjL
Date: 2008-11-16 22:52:36
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-11-03 22:46:54
Requested 37 times
rmb cjohnston, cyphermox, Destine, ejat, hggdh, IdleOne, iulian, micahg, Pendulum, PabloRubienes, freeflying, jared, s-fox, amachu, chilicuil, rickspencer3 and popey. Meeting time. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-11-14 17:09:14
Last edited by popey
Date: 2014-11-19 12:10:05
Requested 31 times
rm <reply> The Unix 'rm' command removes files and directories from the filesystem. It is an extremly powerful tool, and you should not run 'rm' commands unless you fully understand them. Do not run arbitrary 'rm' commands you see online. For a beginning guide on using terminal commands, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:07:55
Last edited by k1l_
Date: 2016-02-22 21:54:28
Requested 41 times
ripping-#kubuntu rip-#kubuntu <reply> To rip an Audio CD in KDE, Choose "Open Audio CD in Dolphin" from the Device Notifier (or enter the address audiocd:/), then just copy + paste the tracks in the format you want. You can configure the settings from System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Audio Cds Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-22 15:20:46
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-10-30 01:45:19
Requested 37 times
ripping rip <reply> For information about the Sound Juicer ripping application see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CDRipping. To rip an Audio CD in KDE, put it in and then put audiocd:// in the Konqueror URL bar Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 13:04:46
Requested 177 times
richtlijnen coc-#ubuntu-nl <reply> Richtlijnen voor het verblijf in #ubuntu-nl vind je op http://www.ubuntu-nl.org/gemeenschap/regels Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-11-11 18:11:27
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:47:12
Requested 26 times
revu <reply> REVU is a web-based tool to give people who have worked on Ubuntu-specific packages a chance to "put their packages out there" for other people to look at and comment on in a structured manner. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/Packages/REVU Please consider maintaining new packages in Debian rather than Ubuntu, they can be easily synced across. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-13 20:29:21
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-06-08 14:58:20
Requested 314 times
restoregrub recovergrub <reply> Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreGrub Added by ikonia
Date: 2011-11-30 12:28:24
Requested 79 times
response https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Responses Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-05-18 02:00:14
Requested 41 times
resolvconf resolv.conf <reply>resolvconf is a set of scripts that's used to manage /etc/resolv.conf in 12.04 and later, for more information please see: http://www.stgraber.org/2012/02/24/dns-in-ubuntu-12-04/ and https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/network-configuration.html#name-resolution Added by tsimpson
Date: 2012-05-08 13:27:02
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-27 16:44:50
Requested 142 times
resetpanels resetpanel panels <reply> To reset the GNOME panel to defaults, type this in a !terminal: « gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/panel && killall gnome-panel » Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-27 02:26:16
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-03-28 01:44:51
Requested 1159 times
rescue recovery rescue cd <reply> If your system fails to boot normally, it may be useful to boot it into recovery mode. For instructions, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecoveryMode Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:26:44
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-05-28 17:31:32
Requested 816 times
requirements-#xubuntu xfcemem xfcespace reqs-#xubuntu <reply> The hardware requirements for Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/ Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-23 15:50:11
Last edited by knome
Date: 2012-11-30 16:34:20
Requested 34 times
requirements reqs specs <reply> Hardware requirements to install, boot and comfortably use Ubuntu are listed at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SystemRequirements - For a !flavor with lower requirements, see !Xubuntu or !Lubuntu Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-23 15:51:02
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-30 02:29:08
Requested 523 times
repos-#kubuntu <reply> The packages in Kubuntu are divided into various sections. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Kubuntu - See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecommendedSources for the recommended way to set up your repositories Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-09-13 06:04:21
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-02-20 00:23:40
Requested 1525 times
repos repositories main universe multiverse sources sources.list components repo repository <reply> The packages in Ubuntu are divided into several sections. More information at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories - See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecommendedSources for the recommended way to set up your repositories. Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-24 12:34:35
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:49:24
Requested 4758 times
repomirror chmirror <reply> Go to "System", "Administration", and "Software Sources" and choose "Other" from the drop down box. Then choose "select best server" and your system will choose the fastest mirror for you automatically. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-04-25 06:00:30
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-06 21:49:03
Requested 133 times
repeat-#kubuntu <reply> Don't feel ignored and repeat your question quickly; if nobody knows your answer, nobody will answer you. You can search https://help.ubuntu.com/ http://www.ubuntuforums.org/ or http://www.kubuntuforums.net/ while you wait. Added by Jucato
Date: 2007-09-10 10:28:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-01-17 11:00:12
Requested 336 times
repeat patience <reply> Don't feel ignored and repeat your question quickly; if nobody knows your answer, nobody will answer you. While you wait, try searching https://help.ubuntu.com or https://ubuntuforums.org or https://askubuntu.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:01:48
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:14:30
Requested 12201 times
removegnome removekde removexfce <reply> Want to remove gnome/kde/xfce completely? Look at debfoster, it's a great help Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:38:26
Requested 54 times
remaster customlivecd remastering <reply> Interested in remastering the Ubuntu !LiveCD or !Alternate installer? See: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallCDCustomization - Or use tools such as http://uck.sourceforge.net/ Added by stdin
Date: 2008-05-05 21:42:06
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2014-08-08 01:56:33
Requested 866 times
releases timetable release timebasedreleases <reply> Ubuntu releases a new version every 6 months. Each version is supported for 9 months (non-LTS) or 5 years (LTS). More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeBasedReleases Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-24 13:01:25
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-26 22:46:21
Requested 1756 times
releaseparty rp <reply> Please remember that #ubuntu, #kubuntu, #xubuntu, #edubuntu, and #lubuntu are support channels. To countdown to !Saucy release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party - For in-person parties, see http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/global/2534/ Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-19 05:35:09
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-10-14 00:25:54
Requested 52 times
releasenotes release notes <reply> For release notes of a given Ubuntu release, please refer to the 'Docs' column on the 'List of releases' table at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases Added by Pici
Date: 2008-10-30 18:30:01
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-10-20 22:50:39
Requested 690 times
release-ping <reply>infinity, cjwatson, Daviey, Laney, iulian, Riddell, skaet, NCommander, ScottK, tumbleweed, sistpoty, slangasek, stgraber: Release team ping Added by Myrtti
Date: 2012-05-23 15:34:18
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-05-23 15:35:20
Requested 2 times
release-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu releases a new version every 6 months. Each version is supported for 9 months (regular releases) to 3 years (long-term suppport (LTS) releases). More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases & https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeBasedReleases Added by knome
Date: 2013-04-24 13:54:47
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:46:16
Requested 4 times
relationship debian <reply> Ubuntu and Debian are closely related. Ubuntu builds on the foundations of Debian architecture and infrastructure, with a different community and release process. See https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/ubuntu-and-debian - !Repositories meant for Debian should NOT be used on Ubuntu! Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-12-16 15:04:50
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-21 19:32:02
Requested 1125 times
reiserfs reiser a journalling file system, which outperforms many others on I/O operations, but has drawbacks (such as increasing likelihood of data loss, and introducing latency unsuitable for gaming or real-time audio). Using !ext4, the default on Ubuntu, is *highly* recommended. A read-only Windows driver is available at http://p-nand-q.com/download/rfstool.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:33:32
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-10-31 20:06:56
Requested 174 times
reinstall <reply> To renew the configuration of a package when installing, sudo apt-get remove --purge <package> && sudo apt-get install <package>. Note that you will lose ALL config files for that package. WARNING: This is dangerous, don't do this with core packages Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:05:44
Requested 114 times
regression-alert <deleted><reply> bdmurray, cjwatson, cyphermox, Daviey, didrocks, doko, infinity, jdstrand, mdeslaur, pitti, RAOF, seb128, stgraber: Reporting regression in a stable release update; investigate severity, start an incident report, perhaps have the package blacklisted from the archive Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-28 12:01:54
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-04-19 20:15:10
Requested 60 times
register nickserv <reply> For information on registering your IRC nick, see https://libera.chat/guides/registration - For any further help, ask in #libera Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:19:45
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:03
Requested 6232 times

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