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ops-#ubuntustudio <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - PING astraljava, cub, holstein, jussi, joejaxx, ScottL, scott-work or Unit193 Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-12-20 13:49:09
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-05-21 04:29:56
Requested 18 times
maintainer <reply> The "Maintainer" field in a package's information (debian/control) should indicate the Ubuntu team responsible for the Ubuntu specific changes to a package (often the !MOTU for !Universe packages). The original maintainer is preserved in the field "XSBC-Original-Maintainer". Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-13 18:10:50
Requested 18 times
podcast-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Grab the lastest Ubuntu UK Podcast from http://ubuntupodcast.org Added by Seeker`
Date: 2008-05-27 23:51:40
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:12:05
Requested 18 times
popey <deleted>the UK alternative to elvis. Added by Daviey
Date: 2008-06-09 14:28:09
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-08 02:18:07
Requested 18 times
paste-#ubuntu-gr <reply> Το pastebin είναι μια υπηρεσία για να δημοσιεύετε κείμενα που πιάνουν πάνω από 4 σειρές ώστε να μην φορτώνεται/γεμίζει το κανάλι. Το pastebin μας βρίσκεται στο http://pastebin.ubuntu-gr.org (μετά την δημοσίευση μην ξεχάσετε να μας δώσετε το URL για το κείμενο). Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-10 17:51:40
Requested 18 times
popey-#ubuntu-uk the UK alternative to elvis. Added by popey
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:31
Requested 18 times
conga-rats-#ubuntustudio-devel bongo-mice-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> ♫ samba rumba bueno la conga cha cha cha Added by knome
Date: 2012-01-26 23:34:37
Requested 18 times
kernelcleanup <reply> For information about removing old kernels to free up space on /boot, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RemoveOldKernels Added by dax
Date: 2017-11-27 17:55:17
Requested 18 times
spectre <reply> Spectre is a security issue in almost all modern processors, which was released along with !Meltdown (but is not the same thing). While there are several initiatives underway to mitigate it, there is no "magic bullet" software fix. Ubuntu is monitoring ongoing efforts and will provide security updates as they become available. See !usn for security update notifications. Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-03 22:56:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:30:57
Requested 18 times
nopti <reply> KPTI is a mitigation for the !Meltdown security issue. With some workloads on some processors, KPTI has a significant performance impact. KPTI can be disabled by adding "nopti" to the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT line in /etc/default/grub. This should only be done if absolutely necessary because it will disable protections against Meltdown and thus allow any malicious user process to read memory and probably escalate to root. Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:34:24
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 02:07:38
Requested 18 times
ops-#edubuntu <reply> Help! ogra, highvoltage, mhz, JaneW, Burgundavia or Seveas Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-23 09:33:27
Requested 19 times
applets <reply> To add useful applets to your panel, right click on the panel and choose "Add applet" Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-14 16:53:35
Requested 19 times
foss <reply> FOSS stands for Free and Open Source Software. See !freedom for more info. Added by thoreauputic
Date: 2006-12-25 02:36:59
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-07-11 12:18:14
Requested 19 times
kdmtheme <reply>To customize your !KDM theme, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CustomizeKubuntu Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-07 01:29:07
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:53:27
Requested 19 times
what <reply> I am only a bot, please don't think I'm intelligent. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-30 16:45:14
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-05-30 16:54:07
Requested 19 times
crackports <reply> <StevenK> You don't randoming just say 'do it' on the SRU team at the consistent volume that the crackports team does. Also, it's all jdong's fault Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-11-07 05:48:24
Last edited by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-11-07 05:49:13
Requested 19 times
pgp <reply>gpg is the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GnuPrivacyGuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ClassroomTranscripts | Watch http://static.screencasts.ubuntu.com/videos/2010/11/10/002-HowToCreatePGP.ogv Added by Pici
Date: 2009-01-18 19:40:45
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-05-12 10:26:48
Requested 19 times
debdiff <reply> A simple way to patch Debian/Ubuntu packages is to attach a debdiff to a bug report, or send it to the team which handles the package. Learn more about it from http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/traditional-packaging.html#creating-a-debdiff Added by Tm_T
Date: 2010-07-02 18:13:17
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:10:33
Requested 19 times
lococouncil-#ubuntu-locoteams <deleted><reply>The Loco Council is huats, czajkowski, itnet7, SergioMeneses, coolbhavi and effiejayx - they are there to help, just ask! :) You can send them an email at loco-council@lists.ubuntu.com Added by jussi
Date: 2010-10-28 15:42:02
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2012-10-21 20:58:32
Requested 19 times
war-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Make code, not war. Added by elky
Date: 2013-04-15 02:23:38
Requested 19 times
ops-#ubuntu-au <reply> Fujitsu, elkbuntu, Kamping_Kaiser, siccness, yama, we have a problem here! [Use this in Emergencies only!] Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-14 13:52:48
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-12-15 05:51:08
Requested 20 times
tuxracer <reply> Tuxracer is now renamed Planet Penguin Racer! The package is planetpenguin-racer in !universe. Enjoy. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-12-20 19:48:26
Requested 20 times
oneko <deleted>the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-09-03 23:17:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-23 04:44:11
Requested 20 times
de-offtopic-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Deutschspachlige nonsense gibt es nicht hier, unless sie wollen banniert wesen. Actually, ich werde ihr bannieren anyway. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-09 17:10:33
Requested 20 times
king <reply> kong Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-01-18 13:57:42
Requested 20 times
zing <reply> zong Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-01-18 13:58:21
Requested 20 times
ack <reply> fin Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-31 22:50:39
Requested 20 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
21.10 impish indri <reply> Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) was the 35th release of Ubuntu, support ended on July 14, 2022. See !eol and https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2022-May/000280.html Added by krytarik
Date: 2021-04-23 17:50:03
Last edited by tomreyn
Date: 2022-07-14 01:54:51
Requested 20 times
hwdb <reply> The Ubuntu Hardware Database can be found at http://hwdb.ubuntu.com/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-10-06 22:06:06
Requested 21 times
importance-#ubuntu-bugs importance-#ubuntu-motu <reply> You can learn about setting bug importance at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Importance Added by LjL
Date: 2007-03-14 23:13:49
Requested 21 times
trogdor-#ubuntuforums <reply> http://www.homestarrunner.com/trogdor.html Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-26 03:36:57
Requested 21 times
omgamaranth <deleted><reply> Amaranth: Get back to work! Added by Amaranth
Date: 2007-05-01 04:38:04
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-14 12:54:18
Requested 21 times
brokenusplash <reply> Supported screen resolutions are sometimes detected incorrectly, causing the splash screen to not appear and slowing down boot. Edit /etc/usplash.conf and change "xres" and "yres" to a resolution that your graphics system certainly supports, then run « sudo update-usplash-theme usplash-theme-ubuntu » Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-27 00:05:09
Requested 21 times
blueprints blueprint <reply>An explanation of what a blueprint is can be found at https://help.launchpad.net/Blueprint. Want to suggest or discuss ideas of a future project/feature? With Launchpad you can track blueprints (feature specification summaries) from discussion through review, approval, and implementation. See https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2008-01-15 05:57:37
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-06-11 23:53:22
Requested 21 times
point <deleted><reply> Do you have any? Added by LjL
Date: 2008-02-01 22:51:42
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-26 02:34:22
Requested 21 times
why-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Because I said so. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 17:02:39
Requested 21 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
bootinfoscript <reply> To diagnose boot issues, you can use the Boot Info Script available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/bootinfoscript/ Run the script with !sudo and then look at RESULTS.txt (or !pastebin it for others to look at). Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-05 00:47:20
Requested 21 times
magnets-#xubuntu magnets-#xubuntu-devel magnets-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Magnets for Xubuntu 17.04 (amd64) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:aee3499cb4276c6f15bed91705717cb2c02100b2&tr=http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/announce (i386) magnet:?xt=urn:btih:278bf8bbf551cd987836877daa79b1180b9bf256&tr=http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/announce Added by knome
Date: 2014-10-18 23:10:51
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-05-24 23:09:01
Requested 21 times
offtopic-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu ot-#lubuntu-devel <reply> For discussion unrelated to Lubuntu support or development, please join the #lubuntu-offtopic channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/offtopic for Telegram. Added by Unit193
Date: 2015-08-09 23:08:24
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:55:40
Requested 21 times
lowlatency <reply> The lowlatency kernel is a special Ubuntu kernel build with modifications, such as realtime preemption, for systems which require low latency when communicating with some hardware, such as some audio devices. Included with Ubuntu Studio by default. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-10 16:12:33
Last edited by genii
Date: 2020-02-27 00:30:27
Requested 21 times
xauthority <reply> If the .Xauthority file in your home directory has the wrong permissions (usually due to misuse of sudo), you may be unable to log in. To fix, change to a virtual terminal with Ctrl-Alt-F3, log in with your normal username and password, run rm ~/.Xauthority* and then reboot. Added by dax
Date: 2019-04-22 05:03:12
Requested 21 times
debconf a configuration management system. All packages that support debconf are configured when they are being installed. If you want to change a configuration option later, you can do so using dpkg-reconfigure Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:57:00
Requested 22 times
ubunto <reply> It's spelled Ubuntu! with a U! *Ubuntu*! Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-18 01:38:51
Requested 22 times
qa <reply>To change the importance of a bug, you need to be part of the Ubuntu QA team. see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuQA Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-01-31 10:29:22
Requested 22 times
ops-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Help! Channel emergency! bdmurray, hggdh, Unit193 Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:01:59
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-06-14 23:47:19
Requested 22 times
recon-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> recon stands for something related to lousy Internet service providers. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-24 04:02:09
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2010-05-18 10:40:06
Requested 22 times
mda <reply> A Mail Delivery Agent (MDA) is the server software for local delivery and rewriting of messages. The default MDA (and !MTA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("procmail" or "dovecot" can also be used). See also !MailServer and !MUA Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:27:06
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:29:37
Requested 22 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

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