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jack <reply> The JACK Audio Connection Kit is a sound server meant for professional applications, allowing different audio protocols and applications to interconnect in nearly unlimited ways. This is the core of Ubuntu Studio's audio workflow. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/What%20is%20JACK for more information on JACK in general. Added by wxl
Date: 2017-03-16 23:23:12
Requested 14 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
soc <deleted>Google's Summer of Code project; see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GoogleSoC2010 and http://code.google.com/soc/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:05:15
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-10-28 19:20:23
Requested 15 times
apache vhosts apache2 <reply> Apache HTTP Server is the most commonly used HTTP server on Linux systems. For setup information, see https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/httpd.html . For information on setting up a "LAMP stack", see /msg ubottu !lamp. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:03:17
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-05-23 04:38:49
Requested 15 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
xfce <reply> Xfce is a lightweight and configurable desktop environment used by !Xubuntu. Read more at http://xfce.org/ Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-29 02:46:25
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-08 00:45:25
Requested 15 times
questions-#ubuntu-classroom-chat question-#ubuntu-classroom question-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> Please ask your questions here in #ubuntu-classroom-chat rather than #ubuntu-classroom (prefix them with "QUESTION: " or the instructor's nickname) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-29 22:37:06
Requested 15 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
apt-torrent <reply> The idea for using BitTorrent for pushing out updates has been registered here: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/apt-torrent Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-20 04:21:59
Requested 15 times
tags <reply> We use some common tags for tracking bugs on Launchpad.net See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Tags for common usage. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-06-04 14:27:27
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2010-09-21 07:45:34
Requested 15 times
bofh <reply>You can find the BOFH and the PFY at https://bearbin.net/bofh and http://theregister.co.uk/odds/bofh/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-11-11 20:52:01
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:18:20
Requested 15 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
tonyyarusso <deleted>weird. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-05-12 17:23:26
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-10-18 11:42:06
Requested 15 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
pickup <reply> Just a tip: talking about finding and/or picking up guys/chicks is rude to the people of whichever gender who are in this channel and dont feel like being 'found' or 'picked up'. This is not a speed dating channel. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-08-14 10:46:13
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-08-14 10:48:53
Requested 15 times
doublerecursion-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> See !simplerecursion Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-19 03:03:00
Requested 15 times
test-#ubuntu-bots-devel <reply> test $nick $chan $curLTS $who Added by m4v
Date: 2011-08-03 20:29:12
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2011-08-03 20:36:51
Requested 15 times
plasma5 <reply> Kubuntu Plasma 5 is a tech preview. To test it out, see http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu-plasma5/daily-live/current/ . If you find a bug, you can also check it with kubuntu-ci images for latest builds. Added by rww
Date: 2014-10-24 19:39:39
Requested 15 times
perl-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted>an ancient american word meaning "i can't code C" Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-15 21:45:14
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-14 09:53:18
Requested 16 times
testing-#xubuntu <reply> For information on how to help test the next release of Xubuntu, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Testing Added by somerville32
Date: 2007-01-11 03:42:24
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-09-06 12:10:03
Requested 16 times
gps maps <reply> Street mapping and GPS navigation software available for Ubuntu includes Navit, MoNav (http://code.google.com/p/monav/), Gosmore (free vector maps from OSM), GpsDrive (GTK, raster maps, free), !GoogleEarth (Qt, proprietary vector maps, proprietary) Added by LjL
Date: 2007-03-18 14:13:20
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2011-04-30 11:45:36
Requested 16 times
bitesize <reply> A list of bugs that are considered easy to fix and good for beginners to attempt can be found at: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.tag=bitesize Added by Pici
Date: 2007-11-03 23:18:21
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 23:21:43
Requested 16 times
ut <reply> For information on how to play Unreal Tournament, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Games/Native/UnrealTournament - for Unreal Tournament 2004, see !ut2k4 Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-12-28 11:48:42
Requested 16 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
audio-#ubuntu+1 <reply> If you're having problems with sound, first ensure ALSA is selected, by double clicking on the volume control, then File -> Change Device (ALSA Mixer). If that fails, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting - On Jaunty, please check bug https://launchpad.net/bugs/330814 and help test the new kernel image Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-26 15:49:34
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-03-26 15:54:28
Requested 16 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
shells shell-policy <reply> Is your shell provider banned in Ubuntu channels? See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ShellPolicy for shell provider requirements and how to resolve the situation with your provider. Added by topyli
Date: 2011-01-23 18:53:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-01-23 18:57:20
Requested 16 times
hi-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>shfihgbwjehrg to you! Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-07 03:34:17
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-20 02:50:37
Requested 16 times
torrents-#xubuntu torrents-#xubuntu-offtopic torrents-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Xubuntu $curStable ($curStableNum) torrents can be downloaded from http://torrent.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/$curStableLower/release/desktop/xubuntu-$curStableNum-desktop-i386.iso.torrent and http://torrent.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/$curStableLower/release/desktop/xubuntu-$curStableNum-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent Added by knome
Date: 2013-04-25 13:21:05
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-04-25 13:30:41
Requested 16 times
zram <reply>zRAM is a module of the Linux kernel which increases performance by avoiding paging on disk and instead uses a compressed block device in RAM, useful on systems with less RAM, and SSDs. Install zram-config to enable zRAM. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-11-04 22:09:52
Requested 16 times
boys-#ubuntuforums <reply> ♪ Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do, watcha gonna do when they come for you ♫ Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-01-16 16:39:09
Requested 17 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
man-#kubuntu <reply>The "man" command brings up the Linux manual pages for the command you're interested in. Try "man intro" at the command line, or type man:/ in Konqueror's location bar. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal Added by Jucato
Date: 2007-10-04 15:10:11
Requested 17 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
newdrive newharddrive newhd <reply> For help with adding a new hard disk drive to an installed system, refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive - see also !fstab Added by Mez
Date: 2008-08-20 17:52:09
Requested 17 times
wobblywu-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> I take it back, i WOULD be very glad to see him! :( Added by LjL
Date: 2008-12-15 00:12:12
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-06-04 00:37:18
Requested 17 times
simplerecursion-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> See !doublerecursion Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-19 03:03:08
Requested 17 times
addfact <reply> To add a factoid to the bot, use the following form (the factoid will then be forwarded to the ops to approve): !foo is <reply> bar Added by jussi
Date: 2010-08-30 08:43:55
Requested 17 times
daily-#xubuntu <reply>Daily builds of the CD images for the current development version of Xubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/daily-live/current/ Added by Pici
Date: 2011-08-11 18:08:51
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-07 04:57:32
Requested 17 times
precise-#xubuntu 12.04-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) reached End-of-Life April 26, 2015: http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-12-04-end-of-life/ Added by knome
Date: 2012-04-26 16:21:56
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-05-02 03:05:37
Requested 17 times
ubuntustudio-channels offtopic-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio ot-#ubuntustudio-devel offtopic-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio channels-#ubuntustudio-devel channels-#ubuntustudio-offtopic <reply> #ubuntustudio is the Ubuntu Studio support channel, #ubuntustudio-devel for discussion regarding development of Ubuntu Studio, and #ubuntustudio-offtopic is for random chatter. Thanks! Added by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-10 04:26:33
Requested 17 times
lenovobug intel-spi intelspi 17.10.1 <reply> The original release of Ubuntu 17.10 contained a bug that makes firmware memory read-only. See https://pad.lv/1734147 for more info. This bug has been fixed in 17.10's repositories (so upgrades are safe) and new ISOs have been released (look for 17.10.1 in the filename). Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 02:40:55
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-12 20:50:38
Requested 17 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
22.04 jammy jellyfish <reply> Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish) is the 36th release of Ubuntu and the current !LTS release – Download at https://ubuntu.com/download :: Release notes at https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/jammy-jellyfish-release-notes :: Further schedule at https://ubottu.com/y/jj Added by krytarik
Date: 2021-10-15 14:54:03
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2022-04-22 01:27:06
Requested 17 times
morehelp-#ubuntustudio <reply> #ubuntustudio sometimes cannot answer your questions in a timely matter, or simply lacks the capacity. For additional sources of help, try #ubuntu if your issue is of a technical nature, or #lau (Linux Audio Users) or #opensourcemusicians if it has to do with the audio stack. Added by Unit193
Date: 2022-04-01 21:59:01
Requested 17 times
versioning <deleted><reply> Ubuntu and Debian have slightly different package versioning schemes, for an explanation see http://doc.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/packagingguide/C/basic-scratch.html#id2528873 Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-12 13:42:32
Last edited by rww
Date: 2015-03-13 05:57:38
Requested 18 times
vncfix <reply> If you are getting errors like "could not open default font 'fixed'" when running a VNC server: 'sudo ln -s /usr/share/X11/fonts /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts' Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-09-26 02:23:45
Requested 18 times
ubuntulog a logging bot run on various Ubuntu channels. You can read the logs at http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-08 23:22:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:33:41
Requested 18 times
plg <deleted><reply> Project Looking Glass is an environment with 3D windowing and visualization capabilities. Web site: https://lg3d-core.dev.java.net/ - Demo: http://wwws.sun.com/software/looking_glass/demo.html - Live CD: https://lg3d-livecd.dev.java.net/ - Binary Builds: https://lg3d-core.dev.java.net/binary-builds.html Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-20 16:53:07
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2011-04-28 15:18:27
Requested 18 times
mako <deleted><reply>Benjamin "Mako" Hill is a member of the Community Council and co-author of The Official Ubuntu Book. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-11-14 15:43:57
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2012-01-03 09:54:30
Requested 18 times

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