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kwallet a subsystem that provides a convenient and secure way to manage all your passwords. More information is available at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/kwallet Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-05-28 09:52:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:57
Requested 22 times
ot-#ubuntu-ops <deleted><reply> And the magical fairies came in and stole the crown from underneath the apple tree... Added by Mez
Date: 2008-06-11 14:45:54
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-21 04:57:32
Requested 22 times
mom <reply> MoM is the Ubuntu Merge-O-Matic, a website helping the MOTUs keep Ubuntu in sync with Debian. See https://merges.ubuntu.com/ Added by Pici
Date: 2009-05-19 00:49:05
Requested 22 times
oh oh my! Added by AlanBell
Date: 2014-02-14 20:45:05
Requested 22 times
linux-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Linux, is in fact, GNU/Linux, or as I've recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. Added by dax
Date: 2016-04-11 02:00:47
Requested 22 times
borg <reply> borg is a fast backup tool with incremental backups: https://www.borgbackup.org/ (Ubuntu packages: borgbackup, borgbackup-doc, and borgmatic) Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-12 22:41:29
Requested 22 times
32bit i386 <reply> For information about the future of support for i386 packages in Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine and onward, please read the following official statement: https://ubuntu.com/blog/statement-on-32-bit-i386-packages-for-ubuntu-19-10-and-20-04-lts . Note this applies only to i386 (Intel/AMD) builds, not other 32-bit architectures like arm. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-06-20 15:43:42
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 15:03:07
Requested 22 times
phasedupdates <reply> Since Ubuntu 21.04, APT now implements phased updates. This can hold back updates on some systems while they are being phased in. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PhasedUpdates for more info. Added by krytarik
Date: 2022-10-05 17:23:03
Requested 22 times
fsf The Free Software Foundation. See http://www.fsf.org/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:01:34
Requested 23 times
nalioth <reply> Sorry, nalioth's repository is no longer available. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-18 16:48:37
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-23 16:58:55
Requested 23 times
ops-#kubuntu-devel <reply> Help! Riddell, Tm_T, valorie, yofel, Mamarok, ahoneybun, claydoh, clivejo, or RikMills! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-27 15:53:20
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-03-24 02:09:32
Requested 23 times
picard a digital audio fingerprinting/tagging program using the MusicBrainz online music database, not unlike freedb. It can be used to identify *and* tag files in your music collection. Usage instructions: http://musicbrainz.org/doc/HowToTagFilesWithPicard ; Ubuntu installation instructions: http://musicbrainz.org/doc/PicardLinuxInstall Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-08-26 02:31:18
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:33:31
Requested 23 times
welcome-#xubuntu <reply> Hello and welcome to #xubuntu! Feel free to ask questions or help others. If you'd like to chit-chat, please visit #xubuntu-offtopic and for developer discussion, see #xubuntu-devel :) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-14 19:53:24
Requested 23 times
psp <reply> For information on using the PlayStation Portable with Ubuntu, please read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PSP Added by Spec
Date: 2008-01-02 20:55:44
Requested 23 times
qtparted <deleted><reply> QtParted is a !Qt/!KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Adept !KPackageKit or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install qtparted » in a console. - QtParted is no longer available in Jaunty (9.04) and up, see !PartitionManager Added by stdin
Date: 2009-01-08 12:18:15
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2011-05-27 15:54:59
Requested 23 times
seveas-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> who's got pie? Seveas has! HE STOLE YOURS. (see also !pie) Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-03-17 10:58:35
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-18 22:33:37
Requested 23 times
botsnack-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Yum! Err, I mean, APT! Added by Pici
Date: 2009-06-19 14:00:19
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-08-06 13:34:00
Requested 23 times
softsources <reply> Looking for your Software Sources menu item in Ubuntu 10.10/11.04? For a simple way to enable the menu item see http://tinyurl.com/24jxd6t - More information at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 16:02:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-03 16:12:39
Requested 23 times
ubuntutv <deleted><reply> Ubuntu TV is a strategy to bring the Ubuntu platform to TVs. Discussion happens in #ubuntu-tv and on the ubuntu-tv launchpad mailing list. Find out more at http://ubuntu.com/tv Added by pangolin
Date: 2012-01-11 14:32:42
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-11-10 22:28:34
Requested 23 times
ops-#ubuntu-touch <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - oubiwann, corp186, popey, k1l, Corey, wgrant, idleone, and ogra. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-04-11 21:27:12
Requested 23 times
mol MacOnLinux. For a complete howto, visit https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacOnLinuxHowto - No longer available in 11.10 or higher, see http://bugs.debian.org/592034 Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:57:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:29
Requested 24 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
kbuildsycoca kmenu_update kbuildsyscoca kmenuupdate kmenu update <reply> If your K menu is out of date, like after installing an application and not finding it in the K menu, you should type "kbuildsycoca" in a terminal to rebuild the KDE configuration cache Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-29 17:19:44
Last edited by Jucato
Date: 2007-02-19 13:24:03
Requested 24 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
joomla <reply> joomla information can be had here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Joomla Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-01-20 12:55:33
Requested 24 times
langpack <deleted><reply>A recent update broke some KDE language packs, leaving the user unable to login. (http://launchpad.net/bugs/195647) This has now been fixed and an updated package is in the -updates repo. If you removed the packages with the interim fix you can reinstall them with: << sudo apt-get install language-pack-kde-en language-pack-kde-en-base >> Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-02-26 19:26:10
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-01-30 08:26:50
Requested 24 times
newmirror <reply> Interested in setting up a new mirror? See http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/mirror for more info. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-04-22 16:45:12
Requested 24 times
grub1 <reply>grub 1 is the default boot manager for Ubuntu releases before 9.10 (Karmic). Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreGrub - GRUB how-tos: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto - See !grub for Karmic onwards Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-04-15 11:24:05
Requested 24 times
insights blog <reply> Canonical and its employees have written a number of articles on various Ubuntu-related topics, these can be found here: http://blog.ubuntu.com/ For blogs from the Ubuntu Community, see !planet Added by Flannel
Date: 2018-03-07 07:47:36
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-12-31 16:19:09
Requested 24 times
udev rules <reply> Ever wanted to make your USB-stick /dev/usbstick? Go to http://reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html to learn more about this feature. Added by uniq
Date: 2006-07-06 22:32:04
Requested 25 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
girls-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> girls are the #1 reason for distractions Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-01-16 16:40:01
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-25 18:48:57
Requested 25 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
sbuild a system to easily build packages in a clean schroot environment. To get started with SBuild, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SbuildLVMHowto Added by LaserJock
Date: 2007-11-21 06:52:27
Last edited by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-11-21 06:53:02
Requested 25 times
lolcats <deleted><reply> i iz so bored of lolcats. speek english! Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-22 22:31:46
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-03-19 19:38:50
Requested 25 times
homie colloquialism <reply> Slang and colloquialisms are not proper English. Please use proper English in our channels to make it easy for those who have it as a second language. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-01-05 05:25:40
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-01-05 05:39:30
Requested 25 times
pptp <deleted><reply> pptp is not good according to Bruce Schneier http://schneier.com/pptp.html here the words insecurity are useful Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-03 19:01:13
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-02-12 00:24:30
Requested 25 times
vcs dvcs <reply> Version Control Systems offered for Ubuntu: Centralized: !CVS, !Subversion | Distributed: Bazaar-NG(!bzr), Codeville, Darcs, !git, Mercurial, Monotone, SVK, tig. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 16:55:16
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-05-14 19:11:42
Requested 25 times
lovetoo <deleted><reply> Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-08-05 08:53:24
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-12-11 17:47:26
Requested 25 times
badident <reply> Unfortunately, your IRC client has been configured with an ident containing an objectionable word. We don't allow such into our main channels as it offends a lot of people. Your ident is not your nickname. Once you've changed your ident, please disconnect from Libera and reconnect. You will then automatically be let back into the channel you tried to join. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-09-06 11:16:31
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:47
Requested 25 times
fusesmb-#xubuntu <reply>fusesmb is a tool that allows easy access to shared folders (smb) on a network. Links with more info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FuseSmb Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-09-17 19:48:34
Requested 25 times
bite <reply> Please don't bite our new friend. Everyone is new to Ubuntu and IRC once and everyone makes mistakes. If they don't learn from their mistakes you can have a little nibble on them later. Added by jpds
Date: 2009-12-23 21:52:21
Requested 25 times
afrix-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> He's Batman. Added by SonikkuAmerica
Date: 2016-12-18 02:40:01
Requested 25 times
build-dep builddep a handy APT tool that will try to automatically install build (compile) dependencies for you. In the terminal: sudo apt-get build-dep package Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:47:16
Requested 26 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
answers <reply> Answers to various questions can be found at http://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu Added by Spec
Date: 2007-06-22 04:31:28
Last edited by Spec
Date: 2007-06-22 04:33:06
Requested 26 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
contribute-#xubuntu <reply> To see how you can help out with Xubuntu, please see http://xubuntu.org/contribute/ - additionally, you can join the devleoper channel #xubuntu-devel and introduce yourself (we'll reply when we're around) Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-27 00:49:04
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-12-03 01:40:46
Requested 26 times
dbgsym https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProgramCrash Added by asac
Date: 2008-02-10 14:26:49
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2008-02-10 14:54:01
Requested 26 times
kpackagekit <reply> KPackageKit is the !Kubuntu package manager that uses PackageKit Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-05-01 14:10:43
Requested 26 times

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