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wikipedia <deleted>a free online encyclopedia, you can find it at http://wikipedia.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-08-23 14:39:11
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-08 06:01:19
Requested 65 times
ff3 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3 Final is currently in the Hardy package repositories. For best results, do not install via archives downloaded from mozilla.com. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-06-17 22:06:12
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-30 17:20:17
Requested 65 times
googleearth earth <reply> Google Earth is available as the package "googleearth-package" in !Multiverse. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GoogleEarth Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:38:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:38:33
Requested 64 times
gary <deleted><reply> be afraid, be *very* afraid Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-12-27 10:20:10
Last edited by Pricey
Date: 2009-06-13 13:19:35
Requested 64 times
spoon <reply> There is no spoon. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2008-04-24 09:16:13
Requested 64 times
locate a command-line file search utility. To make sure its cache is up to date run: sudo updatedb Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 20:30:01
Last edited by bimberi
Date: 2007-02-12 00:38:25
Requested 63 times
lsb <reply> The Linux Standard Base, or LSB, is a joint project by several Linux distributions under the organizational structure of The Free Standards Group to standardize the internal structure of Linux-based operating systems. The LSB is based on the POSIX specification, the Single UNIX Specification, and several other open standards, but extends them in certain areas. Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2007-01-15 09:14:12
Requested 63 times
putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Date: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
Requested 62 times
meetings meeting ircmeetings <reply> Team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting - See « /msg $nick logs » for transcripts. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-01-07 15:49:31
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:57:26
Requested 62 times
xp <reply> XP, or "eXtreme Programming" is a style of programming, for more information see: http://www.extremeprogramming.org/ Added by Spec
Date: 2007-07-17 21:04:07
Last edited by Spec
Date: 2007-07-17 21:04:51
Requested 62 times
meta <deleted><reply> If you would like to help in #*ubuntu* but it just goes too fast to spot interesting questions, try joining #ubuntu-meta and watching for questions there (note that it is NOT a support channel, however, and questions should still be answered in #*ubuntu*) Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-01 22:30:19
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-19 19:56:09
Requested 62 times
xfce4-panel xfce-panels panels-#xubuntu panel-#xubuntu xfce4-panels <reply> Did your panels disappear? Press alt+f2 and run: xfce4-panel | See also: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XubuntuPanels Added by Pici
Date: 2009-02-12 13:12:32
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-01 20:43:58
Requested 62 times
pronounce <reply> To learn how to pronounce Ubuntu, point your movie player at /usr/share/example-content/Experience ubuntu.ogg Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:44:41
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-10-17 21:59:19
Requested 61 times
smartphone portables nokia <reply> Guides for smartphones and portable devices can be found here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PortableDevices/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:29:44
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-12-31 14:09:55
Requested 61 times
winusb woeusb woe-usb <reply> Ubuntu does not have a recommended tool for preparing bootable Windows installation USBs. If you need one, consider using Microsoft's media creation tool from a Windows computer (see ##windows for support). If this is not an option, there are third-party unsupported tools like WoeUSB ( https://github.com/slacka/WoeUSB , sudo snap install --edge woe-usb ) that might work. Added by Jordan_U
Date: 2015-08-11 22:32:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-05-10 17:42:35
Requested 61 times
jding <deleted><reply> jdong Added by Pici
Date: 2008-01-24 03:35:00
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-18 22:31:07
Requested 60 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
path <reply>The $PATH variable tells the shell where to look for the commands you tell it to run. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EnvironmentVariables#File-location_related_variables Added by Pricey
Date: 2013-05-30 22:47:48
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2013-11-27 11:22:08
Requested 60 times
ubuntu-gnome <reply> Ubuntu GNOME is a supported !flavor of Ubuntu that uses !GNOME as the default desktop environment instead of Unity. For more info or to download, see http://www.ubuntugnome.org/ or https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGNOME/OneStopPage Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-24 02:03:19
Requested 60 times
classroom <reply> The Ubuntu Classroom is a project which aims to tutor users about Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu through biweekly sessions in #ubuntu-classroom - For more information visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Classroom Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-14 18:53:27
Requested 59 times
test again <deleted><reply>Failed again. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2006-09-03 22:05:05
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-04-08 23:02:34
Requested 59 times
coc-jbj <reply> a/s/l? Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-27 17:37:09
Requested 59 times
xterm <deleted><reply> If with all the cute terminals that are around you're still using xterm, then you deserve any problem you're experiencing with it. Go away. Added by LjL
Date: 2008-04-06 02:15:21
Last edited by rww
Date: 2015-10-23 18:28:15
Requested 59 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
lt lithuanian <reply> Šiame kanale bendraujama anglų kalba. Jei ieškote pagalbos lietuvių kalba, prisijunkite prie #ubuntu-lt kanalo. Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-27 14:38:05
Requested 58 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
mate <reply> Ubuntu MATE is a supported !flavor of Ubuntu that uses MATE as the default desktop environment. It functions similarly to older versions of GNOME. For more information, see https://ubuntu-mate.org/ Added by dax
Date: 2016-03-29 14:47:42
Requested 57 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
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
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
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
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
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
firefox-3.5 <deleted><reply> Firefox 3.5 Final is available for Jaunty by installing the package firefox-3.5 and firefox-3.5-gnome-support | FF3.5 is referred to as Shiretoko on your UI, see http://is.gd/1reB3 for an explanation | Hardy & Intrepid: http://is.gd/1jkNY Added by Pici
Date: 2009-06-30 17:37:26
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2010-12-02 06:57:05
Requested 52 times

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