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keyserver <reply> The ubuntu key server is to be found at http://keyserver.ubuntu.com:11371. If this one is unresponsive you can use most other gpg key servers as well - for instance http://pgp.mit.edu/ Added by jrib
Date: 2009-10-31 21:18:56
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-11-01 08:14:25
Requested 37 times
shellshock <reply> Ubuntu has released security updates for both recent bash vulnerabilities for all currently-supported versions of Ubuntu. Use your preferred package manager to apply all pending updates. See http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2362-1/ , http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2363-1/ , and http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2363-2/ for more information. Added by knome
Date: 2014-09-25 20:17:17
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-09-26 15:51:28
Requested 37 times
chrome-repo google-repo <reply> Google recently deprecated 32-bit Chrome, which causes errors on 64-bit multiarch Ubuntu systems. To fix this, run: sudo sed -i 's/deb http/deb [arch=amd64] http/' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list /opt/google/chrome/cron/google-chrome Added by k1l
Date: 2016-03-10 16:24:36
Last edited by ezri
Date: 2016-03-11 22:56:57
Requested 37 times
dvorak a keyboard layout that aims to be more comfortable and efficient alternative to the standard "QWERTY" pattern. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvorak_Simplified_Keyboard Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:39:47
Requested 36 times
j-_ <deleted><reply> j-_ is as j-_ does ;-) Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-11-23 20:45:47
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-19 23:44:09
Requested 36 times
mua <reply> A Mail User Agent (MUA) is the application you use to read email messages. Examples include Evolution, !Thunderbird and mutt. MUA's are required to read mail on your system and could be compared to the mail functions of Microsoft Outlook. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 15:57:21
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-29 16:10:12
Requested 36 times
devsupport support-#ubuntu-motu support-#ubuntu-devel <reply> The official ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-01-16 19:29:36
Requested 36 times
ops-#lubuntu <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bioterror, genii, hyperair, IAmNotThatGuy, jared, krytarik, Myrtti, stlsaint, Unit193, wxl. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:43:56
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-10-09 17:08:35
Requested 36 times
notunity-#ubuntu+1 <deleted><reply> Ubuntu Oneiric uses GNOME 3 with the !Unity shell by default. To use GNOME Shell on Oneiric, install the "gnome-shell" package and investigate "gnome-tweak-tool". For GNOME Fallback mode, which is similar to GNOME 2, install "gnome-panel". Both packages will place a new entry in the Sessions dropdown on the login window. Added by rww
Date: 2011-09-11 16:18:01
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-10-13 14:09:24
Requested 36 times
isitout-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Yes, and sit out you shall. Added by Flannel
Date: 2014-04-17 08:21:53
Requested 36 times
acpi_osi <reply> If your system is unstable or power management does not work well and logs show ACPI issues, you can try to make the Linux kernel pretend it was Windows during boot (which can help on hardware which was only tested with Windows): http://iam.tj/prototype/enhancements/Windows-acpi_osi.html Added by hggdh
Date: 2020-01-14 00:58:00
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2020-01-14 00:58:28
Requested 36 times
rosetta <reply>rosetta is a Web-based system for translating open source software into any language. See https://launchpad.net/rosetta Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2006-12-01 01:05:19
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-07-15 19:34:48
Requested 35 times
inappropriate <deleted><reply> The current discussion topic is inappropriate for this channel. Please stop. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-12-14 07:15:47
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-03-19 19:37:22
Requested 35 times
hurd <reply> The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is not ready for production use, as there are still many bugs and missing features. http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd.html Added by apokryphos
Date: 2007-01-20 16:13:01
Requested 35 times
ops-#ubuntu-meeting <reply> Help! Seveas, Hobbsee, LjL, ompaulafk, Keybuk, mdz, sabdfl, janimo, ogra, mdke, dholbach, or jono Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:12:49
Requested 35 times
myself-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I know all there is to know about myself, and more. What about you? Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-23 15:54:40
Requested 35 times
notes <reply> Ubuntu $curStableNum ($curStableLong) release notes can be found at https://ubottu.com/y/$curStableLower Added by Pici
Date: 2008-10-30 18:29:35
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2022-04-22 03:50:04
Requested 35 times
bd bn <reply>Bangla te Ubuntu bishoyok alochonar jonno #ubuntu-bd te ashun. Dhonnobad! Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-04-07 12:53:32
Requested 35 times
ubuntutweak <reply> Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that automates some things; however, it is potentially dangerous, and an informal review of its code is pending. Most of the things it does can be done by the use of other tools. Please don't ask for or provide support for it in Ubuntu support channels. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-19 20:41:02
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-03-09 22:37:31
Requested 35 times
juju <reply>Juju is a open source devops platform created to allow rapid deployment of applications in the cloud. More info at https://juju.ubuntu.com/ Added by bkerensa
Date: 2012-08-17 20:05:46
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-08-02 20:22:24
Requested 35 times
enablementstack <reply> The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases. see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack Added by k1l
Date: 2015-02-08 13:52:20
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2015-02-08 13:58:37
Requested 35 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 35 times
koffice <deleted><reply> Integrated office suite for KDE, including word processing, spreadsheet, flow charting, image manipulation. For more info see: http://koffice.kde.org. Upgraded Kubuntu !Dapper packs at http://kubuntu.org/announcements/koffice-16.php Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:51:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-11-08 01:12:30
Requested 34 times
bad-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Oh no, you just made me cry! :-( Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-28 21:13:48
Requested 34 times
requirements-#xubuntu xfcemem xfcespace reqs-#xubuntu <reply> The hardware requirements for Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/ Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-23 15:50:11
Last edited by knome
Date: 2012-11-30 16:34:20
Requested 34 times
enablesources chrepo <reply> Enable the standard Ubuntu repositories by going to System > Administration > Software Sources - See !repositories for detailed information Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-26 03:07:22
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-01-26 03:07:45
Requested 34 times
politics-#ubuntu-uk <reply>Please take political discussion to ##politics-uk. Thank you! Added by jpds
Date: 2009-12-28 22:01:07
Last edited by jpds
Date: 2009-12-28 22:03:13
Requested 34 times
cupsweb <reply> To enable the administration functions of the !CUPS web interface, type « sudo adduser cupsys shadow », and then « sudo invoke-rc.d cupsys restart », in a console. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 13:18:44
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-04-20 00:14:31
Requested 33 times
jigdo the jigsaw downloader for building cd isos. for more information see http://www.debian.org/CD/jigdo-cd/ Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-03-30 04:16:41
Requested 33 times
backtrace <reply> To get a backtrace of a failing application please read: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Backtrace Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-10-12 21:38:27
Requested 33 times
hardysources <reply> In System->Admin->Software Sources, enable (main) (universe) (restricted) and (multiverse) and disable the Cdrom on the Ubuntu Software tab. On the Updates tab, enable (hardy-security) and (hardy-updates). Added by nickrud
Date: 2008-06-14 07:57:12
Last edited by Seeker`
Date: 2008-06-19 01:24:13
Requested 33 times
debfoster <deleted>a command to weed unnecessary .deb packages. See http://www.fruit.eu.org/debfoster/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:41:40
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-20 05:58:31
Requested 32 times
citrix <reply> For help configuring the Citrix ICA Client, see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CitrixICAClientHowTo Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-05 13:23:41
Requested 32 times
shut up! <reply> :x Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-27 20:30:14
Requested 32 times
gtalk <reply> Google Talk (GTalk) is an instant messaging program from Google. Currently, Google does not have an official standalone GTalk client for Linux, but supports connections from third-party clients such as !Pidgin and !Kopete | See http://www.google.com/talk/otherclients.html for more information Added by somerville32
Date: 2007-01-09 08:44:17
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-11-13 04:33:22
Requested 32 times
fiesty <reply> It is spelt "FEIsty" :) Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-27 08:11:30
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-09-21 19:19:53
Requested 32 times
ops-#ubuntu-kernel <reply> Help! lamont, zul, T-Bone, mdz, or jdub Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:16:11
Requested 32 times
redmond not relevent to my interests. Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-02-10 01:03:29
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-05-12 17:18:00
Requested 32 times
extras <reply> extras.ubuntu.com is an external !repo for new software made available after the Ubuntu release. This repository is not part of the Ubuntu distribution and the software is completely unsupported by the Ubuntu team, but the original authors may offer some support. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:32:42
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-09-24 03:33:30
Requested 31 times
omgvorian-#ubuntuforums <reply> Vorian, you are in hell. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-28 04:58:14
Requested 31 times
logo <reply> Official Ubuntu artwork including the Ubuntu logo can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Official Added by jrib
Date: 2007-07-16 21:55:56
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-07-16 21:56:01
Requested 31 times
ttyerror <reply> If you get an error on boot similar to « /bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off », you can try the fixes proposed at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TTYError Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-26 18:04:04
Requested 31 times
queue newqueue new queue <reply> The queue of packages awaiting approval to enter the archive (also known as the NEW queue) and scheduled to build it at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/$curDevelLower/+queue Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-04 19:55:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-26 23:28:32
Requested 31 times
puppy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> No, you can't have a puppy. Much less when you're riotkittie Added by Pici
Date: 2008-11-14 01:17:00
Requested 31 times
brokenmsn <deleted><reply> MS upgraded their MSN Messenger servers, causing newest 3rd party clients unable to connect. Workaround for pidgin 2.5.2 users is « sudo apt-get install msn-pecan » Restart pidgin, create an account of type wlm and supply your MSN credentials Added by Tm_T
Date: 2009-01-12 16:34:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-02-22 00:20:24
Requested 31 times
tea a very British beverage made from infusing leaves of various tea plants in hot water. Added by Mez
Date: 2009-04-02 13:04:31
Requested 31 times
askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
Requested 31 times
matlab <reply> MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks. More info and install instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB Added by gpc
Date: 2011-02-12 16:32:02
Last edited by gpc
Date: 2011-02-12 16:41:59
Requested 31 times
rmb cjohnston, cyphermox, Destine, ejat, hggdh, IdleOne, iulian, micahg, Pendulum, PabloRubienes, freeflying, jared, s-fox, amachu, chilicuil, rickspencer3 and popey. Meeting time. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-11-14 17:09:14
Last edited by popey
Date: 2014-11-19 12:10:05
Requested 31 times
optimus <reply> Ubuntu uses nvidia-prime to support optimus videocards. Added by knome
Date: 2014-01-04 20:24:59
Last edited by k1l
Date: 2016-03-15 22:51:02
Requested 31 times

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