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ubuntustudio-backports <reply> The Ubuntu Studio Backports PPA contains newer versions of select software that is included with Ubuntu Studio. For more info, such as how to add this PPA to your system, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuStudio/BackportsPPA and !ubuntustudio-installer. See also !ubuntustudio-controls Added by dax
Date: 2019-04-23 23:54:52
Last edited by housecat
Date: 2020-05-13 01:50:21
Requested 45 times
when <deleted><reply>Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal was officially released at October 18th 2012 17:15:29 UTC Added by RaringOne
Date: 2012-10-18 07:29:28
Last edited by RaringOne
Date: 2012-10-18 17:32:29
Requested 46 times
livepatch <reply> Canonical Livepatch is a service offered by Canonical for 64 bit 14.04 and higher installs that modifies the currently running kernel for updates without the need to restart. More information can be found at https://ubottu.com/y/livepatch and https://www.ubuntu.com/server/livepatch Added by Pici
Date: 2016-10-28 15:56:01
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-08-29 19:47:45
Requested 46 times
rc <reply> Ubuntu does not provide a distinct release candidate image. Instead during the week leading up to the release, each image is considered a release candidate. More details at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseCandidate Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-10-11 18:14:44
Last edited by k1l
Date: 2016-04-15 22:12:56
Requested 47 times
mirrorstatus <reply> A list of official repository mirrors and their statuses can be found at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archivemirrors Added by Pici
Date: 2009-10-07 23:59:20
Requested 47 times
64bit whicharch <reply> AMD64 and Intel 64 are fully supported architectures on Ubuntu. Consider using 64-bit if your memory ussage exceeds 4GB. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/32bit_and_64bit Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:18:56
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2011-08-03 22:44:30
Requested 48 times
lost+found lost where !fsck places any files it gleans from a corrupt filesystem. These are files which had become unlinked from their parent directories. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 13:12:22
Requested 48 times
moztest mozillatest <reply> The Mozilla-testing repos can be found at: https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mozilla-daily/+archive/firefox-aurora. Please remember these are testing repos, the packages in these repos are not stable and may break things on your system. Use with caution. Please report bugs found from these packages to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MozillaTeam/Bugs Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-18 18:58:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:49:06
Requested 48 times
hdbug <reply>Ubuntu does *not* modify the settings that affect HD lifespans by default. An analysis from an Ubuntu Technical Board member and ACPI expert can be found at http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77672.html (See https://launchpad.net/bugs/59695 and http://tinyurl.com/2vyrft for more information) Added by Pici
Date: 2007-10-31 14:56:09
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:22:53
Requested 48 times
proxies <reply> "Proxies" are services acting as intermediate agents in various sorts of Internet connections. Examples are TOR, !apt-proxy, and HTTP proxies (such as "squid"). It is possible to install and use Ubuntu via some proxy connections: see FIXME Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:24:10
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-10-08 19:06:56
Requested 48 times
irda <reply> Information about using IrDA interfaces under Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/IrdaHowto Added by LjL
Date: 2007-02-14 17:20:14
Requested 49 times
ra <reply> Relationship advice is not available in $chan. If you want to chat about other offtopic matters try #ubuntu-offtopic. If you need to talk something through with a professional counsellor there is a global directory of support services at http://befrienders.org Added by jpds
Date: 2009-12-23 21:52:40
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-03-17 05:33:19
Requested 49 times
forkbomb <reply> A forkbomb spells certain doom. It is a command that will take all clock cycles on a computer and render the machine in dire need of a reboot! Added by Spec
Date: 2007-01-31 02:09:42
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2007-05-02 21:02:20
Requested 50 times
au <reply> The Australian Local Community Team has channels here on Libera. They are #ubuntu-au for technical discussion, and #ubuntu-au-chat for social chatter. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-02-06 10:55:00
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:43
Requested 50 times
addingfs <reply>If you are adding space to your Ubuntu installation mounting a newly created unix filesystem (ext3, xfs, jfs, etc) you can not set permissions (read, write, etc) filesystem-wide like you do when mounting filesystems that do not support unix permissions (vfat, ntfs, hfs, etc). See !permissions and !fstab Added by jrib
Date: 2008-02-12 15:52:30
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2008-02-12 15:58:35
Requested 50 times
ubuntustudio-controls <reply> Ubuntu 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://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuStudio/UbuntuStudioControls Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-24 15:53:34
Requested 50 times
winkey <reply> To use the windows key as a modifier in a keyboard shortcut you can edit the shortcut settings manually in gconf-editor. The windows key is represented as "<super>". Metacity shortcuts can be found in the /apps/metaicty/* gconf keys. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-23 02:18:53
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-05-13 23:11:53
Requested 51 times
usersnack <reply> Are peanut husks ok? The ops ate the chocolates and peanuts already... Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-03-28 17:27:44
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-04-11 13:44:19
Requested 51 times
khardy <deleted><reply> Kubuntu Hardy Heron expects to ship with both KDE 3 and KDE 4 as 2 separate disks. KDE 3 should be offered by shipit. The KDE 3 CD will be commercially supported for 18 months and KDE 4 will be community supported Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-02-25 11:43:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-09-19 10:16:19
Requested 51 times
partitionmanager <reply> PartitionManager is a !KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Muon or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install partitionmanager » in a !terminal Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-05-01 14:06:51
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2014-05-09 15:03:54
Requested 51 times
dvdiso dvd-torrent <reply> DVD ISOs are available via http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/ Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-12-05 00:17:55
Requested 52 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
l33t <reply> 1337 i5 n1gh-inc0mpr3h3n5ib13 70 u5 n00bs, 4nd n0b0dy c4r35 if UR 4 1337 h4x0r. Giv3 i7 4 r357. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-09-16 21:17:55
Last edited by Spec
Date: 2008-02-11 21:18:09
Requested 52 times
give me a test <reply> Oh no, I won't, I'm not like some of those nasty scripts' users! Added by LjL
Date: 2009-01-22 02:28:48
Requested 52 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
lart <reply>LART has been disabled in this bot. Added by jussi01
Date: 2010-03-26 10:27:33
Requested 52 times
itsawiki its a wiki it's a wiki <reply> It's a wiki, *you* can edit it Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-03 22:54:06
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2010-09-02 14:12:49
Requested 52 times
loffice openoffice libreoffice <reply> LibreOffice is a Free and open source office suite that includes word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, vector drawing and database components. To install: "sudo apt-get install libreoffice". User help available in #libreoffice. Added by Jordan_U
Date: 2011-09-18 17:50:51
Requested 52 times
winamp a windows music player. On Ubuntu you can use audacious as alternative. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 10:59:28
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-09-30 13:25:34
Requested 53 times
ivtv <deleted><reply> IVTV can be installed on Edgy by following the guide at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Install_IVTV_Edgy Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-24 15:45:53
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:21:44
Requested 53 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
upgradeofflts upgradelts <reply> To upgrade from an LTS release of Ubuntu to the next (non-LTS) release, run sudoedit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and change the prompt= line to "prompt=normal". Then, do sudo do-release-upgrade to begin the upgrade. Added by rww
Date: 2014-10-24 03:17:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-11-08 07:26:44
Requested 53 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
soundblaster If you need help with setting up your soundblaster card, then visit https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundcardsWithHardwareSynth Added by Spec
Date: 2006-09-07 18:20:26
Requested 54 times
ubugtu an Ubuntu Bot. Usage info: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Bots - Please don't play with the bot in the main channel. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-10-28 21:55:34
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:45:13
Requested 54 times
ops-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Help! DJones, Myrtti, Mez, AlanBell, popey, Gary, Seeker`, Daviey, PriceChild or X3N Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-11-06 23:53:42
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2013-11-18 16:07:15
Requested 54 times
autostart <reply> If you want to edit your Autostart programs, open the Unity dash and search for Startup Programs. If you're on XFCE, use menu -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup, if you're on KDE, use Kickoff -> Computer -> System Settings -> Autostart. For more details see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AddingProgramToSessionStartup Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-11-28 14:04:30
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:49:36
Requested 54 times
meltdown kpti <reply> Meltdown is a security issue with (primarily) Intel processors. It's mitigated by kernel patches named KPTI. Ubuntu released them in security updates for 14.04, 16.04, and 17.10. 17.04 will not receive this update. 18.04 will ship with kernel 4.15, which is patched already. 16.04 has updates for Linux 4.4 (release) and 4.13 (HWE), installs with 4.10 should upgrade to 4.13. See also !spectre, !nopti Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-03 22:56:33
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:35:19
Requested 54 times
gnutella <reply> Some Gnutella clients: GTK-Gnutella (GTK, stand-alone), gifTui, giFToxic (GTK, based on giFT), Apollon (KDE, based on giFT), mldonkey-gui (GTK, based on MLDonkey), KMLDonkey (KDE, based on MLDonkey) - See also !P2P Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-28 20:01:51
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-09-07 11:30:12
Requested 55 times
acpi <reply> to debug ACPI issues on ubuntu make sure your bios is up to date and follow the procedure here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingACPI Added by hggdh
Date: 2018-12-21 04:01:07
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-12-21 04:02:08
Requested 55 times
bootlog <reply> To get a more verbose log of the boot process, remove "quiet" and "splash" from the kernel boot parameters and add "debug systemd.log_level=info". For info on editing kernel boot parameters, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-29 16:30:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-23 18:45:26
Requested 55 times
picasa <reply>You can no longer use picasa in linux natively. It's !wine !appdb profile can be found at http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=2024 Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-06 00:04:39
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:21:44
Requested 56 times
gimpshop <deleted>a hack that makes The Gimp look and feel more like Photoshop. A .deb for Ubuntu is available via http://plasticbugs.com/?page_id=294 Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-27 00:59:13
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:38:00
Requested 56 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
ops-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> Help! imbrandon, Riddell, Hobbsee, thoreauputic, apokryphos, Nalioth, tritium, Tm_T, robotgeek, gnomefreak, jpds, tsimpson, genii, acheronuk, jussi01, kkathman or vorian! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 23:41:30
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-03 18:41:56
Requested 57 times
teamspeak the proprietry VoIP software see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TeamSpeak For a open source alternative consider using Mumble http://mumble.sourceforge.net/ Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-11-23 21:04:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:43:42
Requested 57 times
voip <reply> VoIP is Voice over IP. The default VoIP client for Ubuntu is !Ekiga. There is also an xmpp voice component in !Empathy. Kubuntu Clients include Kphone and Twinkle. Proprietary Clients include !Skype and Gizmo5. VoIP server applications include Asterisk and Yate ( both in repositories ), FreePBX, and SipX. Added by genii
Date: 2009-11-12 21:12:45
Last edited by genii
Date: 2009-11-12 21:45:39
Requested 57 times
xhangs <reply> If the GUI hangs after logging in, use <ctrl><alt><f1> to switch to text mode. Log in and do: rm .{X,ICE}authority Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 10:51:08
Requested 58 times
jeos <reply> JeOS (pronounced "Juice") is Just enough Operating System. It is an efficient variant of the Ubuntu Server operating system, configured specifically for virtual appliances. See http://www.ubuntu.com/products/whatisubuntu/serveredition/jeos for more information. Added by Pici
Date: 2007-12-11 15:45:22
Requested 58 times
translate <reply> Translate Ubuntu into your own language, important translations that are needed are listed first. See https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-01-24 12:41:12
Requested 58 times

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