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ntfs windowsdrives fat32 nfts <reply> To view your Windows/Mac partitions see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AutomaticallyMountPartitions - For write access, see !NTFS-3g or !FUSE Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:07:26
Last edited by jpds
Date: 2008-07-20 19:38:37
Requested 3918 times
ubuntu <reply> Ubuntu is a complete Linux-based operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. It is developed by a large community and we invite you to participate too! - Also see http://www.ubuntu.com Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 10:40:14
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-05-27 21:37:21
Requested 3862 times
bugs filebug bugtracker features bus <reply> If you find a bug in Ubuntu or any of its derivatives, please report it using the command « ubuntu-bug <package> » - See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs for other ways to report bugs. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:25:05
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-06-24 20:02:48
Requested 3850 times
usb unetbootin liveusb persistant persistent <reply> For information about installing Ubuntu from USB flash drives, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick - For a persistent live USB install, see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent Added by Pici
Date: 2007-12-19 14:05:13
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-02-05 19:10:19
Requested 3838 times
shout <deleted><reply> PLEASE DON'T SHOUT! We can read lowercase too. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:01:53
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-03-28 20:15:30
Requested 3837 times
eol endoflife end-of-life eolupgrades eolupgrade old-releases oldreleases eolupdate <reply> End-Of-Life is when security updates and support for an Ubuntu release stop. Make sure to update Ubuntu before it goes EOL so you get updates promptly for newly-discovered security vulnerabilities. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EOL and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases for more info. Looking to upgrade from an EOL release? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EOLUpgrades Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-09-18 04:08:52
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-09-26 15:56:29
Requested 3819 times
md5 verify <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which an MD5 checksum is provided), see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM or http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/answers/LQ_ISO/Checking_the_md5sum_in_Windows Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:00:46
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:52:54
Requested 3564 times
tab autocomplete tabcompletion nicktab usetab nick completion nick complete <reply> You can use your <tab> key for autocompletion of nicknames in IRC, as well as for completion of filenames and programs on the command line. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 23:58:52
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-07-23 18:22:24
Requested 3551 times
windows bug#1 bug #1 bug 1 microsoft windowsxp <reply>For discussion on Microsoft software, or help with same, please visit ##windows. See http://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+bug/1 http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm and /msg $nick equivalents Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:49:27
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 17:04:31
Requested 3550 times
kernel compilekernel kernelcompile kernelhowto customkernel <reply> The core of Ubuntu is the Linux kernel: see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kernel - You shouldn't have to compile your own, and if you need to troubleshoot issues, you can try a !Mainline kernel instead, but if you insist, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kernel/Compile (see also !Stages) Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 22:01:25
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-10 12:12:54
Requested 3528 times
o4o offtopic-#kubuntu-offtopic offtopic4offtopic offtopic-#xubuntu-offtopic offtopic-#ubuntu-offtopic religion sex ot4ot 040 drugs politics-#ubuntu-offtopic rock&roll-#ubuntu-offtopic suicide <reply> Some topics are controversial and often end in negativity. Take care on subjects like war, race, religion, politics, gender, sexuality, drugs, potentially illegal activities and suicide. The topics are not banned; stating your position is ok, but trolling, baiting, hostility or repetition are not. If you are asked to stop, do so politely. Disputes to !appeals, please adhere to the !Libera Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-21 03:36:09
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:05
Requested 3459 times
beryl <reply> Beryl has been merged with Compiz to form Compiz-Fusion. New Beryl installs are discouraged. See also !compiz Added by Amaranth
Date: 2006-10-03 04:26:40
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-10-18 00:50:01
Requested 3395 times
hardware hcl nic <reply> For lists of supported hardware on Ubuntu see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupport - To help debugging and improving hardware detection, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingHardwareDetection Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:02:23
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:07:30
Requested 3379 times
installing install netinstall installguide d-i oeminstall oem diskless netboot installation nocdinstall <reply> Ubuntu can be installed in lots of ways. Please see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation for documentation. Problems during install? See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CommonProblemsInstall - See also !automate Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-26 00:19:47
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2018-02-24 20:32:24
Requested 3374 times
disks formatting format partition partitions partitioning mounting disk harddrive <reply> For help with partitioning a new install see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowtoPartition | For partitioning programs, see !GParted (recommended) or !PartitionManager. Other partitioning topics include !fstab, !home, and !swap Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-20 23:35:02
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-30 04:07:50
Requested 3276 times
automatix automatix2 automatrix <reply> Automatix is no longer developed or supported by its creators and is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. See http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77440.html and « /msg $nick WorksForMe » Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-02 04:29:31
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:49:40
Requested 3214 times
ppa ppas <reply> A Personal Package Archive (PPA) can provide alternate software not normally available in the offical Ubuntu repositories - Looking for a PPA? See https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas - WARNING: PPAs are unsupported third-party packages, and you use them at your own risk. See also !addppa and !ppa-purge Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-08-28 13:47:45
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-02-27 21:39:45
Requested 3188 times
nomodeset <reply> Systems with certain graphics chipsets may not boot properly out of the box. "Temporarily Add a Kernel Boot Parameter for Testing" as discussed at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters to add the "nomodeset" parameter there. Added by oCean
Date: 2011-06-26 11:54:38
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2020-01-14 00:59:37
Requested 3155 times
fstab /etc/fstab drives <reply> The /etc/fstab file indicates how drive partitions are to be used or otherwise integrated into the file system. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Fstab and http://www.pclosmag.com/html/Issues/200709/page07.html and !Partitions Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:30:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-30 18:49:45
Requested 3139 times
dualboot dual boot dual-boot <reply> Dual boot instructions: x86/AMD64: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DualBoot/Windows - Macs: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro https://help.ubuntu.com/community/YabootConfigurationForMacintoshPowerPCsDualBoot Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:50:22
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2011-02-13 06:21:17
Requested 3075 times
derivatives gnewsense mint linuxmce ultimate mce crunchbang backtrack kali based on ubuntu lxle popos <reply> The Ubuntu channels can only provide support for Ubuntu and its official flavors, since other distributions and derivatives have repository and software changes. So please use their dedicated support venues, for example: Linux Mint (#linuxmint-help on irc.spotchat.org), Kali Linux (#kali-linux), and LXLE (#lxle) <deleted>cut off... Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-24 22:57:06
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2017-04-07 20:34:03
Requested 2988 times
alis alist <reply> Alis is an IRC service to help you find channels. For help on using it, see «/msg Alis help list» or ask in #libera - Example usage: «/msg Alis list http» Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-14 13:31:41
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:09
Requested 2974 times
netsplit <reply> A netsplit is when two IRC servers of the same network (like Libera) disconnect from each other, so users on one server stop seeing users on the other. If this is happening now, just relax and enjoy the show. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netsplit Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:56:28
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:11
Requested 2903 times
iso .iso loopback mountiso isomount nrg <reply> To mount an ISO disc image, type « sudo mount -o loop <ISO-filename> <mountpoint> » - There is a list of useful cd image conversion tools at http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/CD_Image_Conversion - Always verify the ISO using !MD5 before !burning. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:38:26
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-03-06 18:22:18
Requested 2883 times
apt apt-get <reply> APT is the Advanced Package Tool, which together with dpkg forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Short apt-get manual: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGetHowto - Also see !Synaptic (Gnome), !Muon (KDE) or !Apper (KDE) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-15 22:10:20
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-11-05 20:12:41
Requested 2882 times
clone cloning <reply> To replicate your packages selection on another machine (or restore it if re-installing), you can use the !software package "apt-clone" - See also !automate Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-22 21:25:00
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2013-11-07 22:13:08
Requested 2815 times
medibuntu w32codecs <reply>The Medibuntu project has come to an end and its repository is no longer maintained and is offline. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-22 19:29:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-11-25 18:30:11
Requested 2803 times
bcm43xx broadcom 43xx bcm-43xx bcm b43 bcm4313 <reply> Help with Broadcom bcm43xx can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:18:16
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-21 06:38:15
Requested 2798 times
ntfs-3g ntfs3g a Linux driver which allows read/write access to NTFS partitions. Installation instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountingWindowsPartitions Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-08-11 19:48:36
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-04-21 09:57:49
Requested 2798 times
backup backups deja-dup duplicity <reply> There are many ways to back your system up. Here's a few: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem , https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DuplicityBackupHowto , https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HomeUserBackup , https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MondoMindi - See also !sbackup, !borg, and !cloning Added by Spec
Date: 2006-07-19 20:32:11
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-04-22 03:04:43
Requested 2794 times
pastebin-#kubuntu <deleted><reply> For posting multi-line texts into the channel, please use http://paste.kde.org | To post !screenshots use http://imgur.com/ !pastebinit to paste directly from command line | Make sure you give us the URL for your paste - see also the channel topic. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-02-27 23:39:07
Last edited by valorie
Date: 2017-04-16 23:57:08
Requested 2760 times
source-o-matic sourceomatic som not available anymore, please use Software Sources (in your Applications / K menu) to configure your repositories. Do NOT enable "Proposed updates" unless you're willing to test possibly seriously flawed packages. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:41:45
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-01-23 02:52:56
Requested 2690 times
logs channel logs channellogs log locobot irc logs irclogs ircmeeting 1984 logbot nsa <reply>Official channel logs can be found at https://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ . LoCo channels are now logged there too. Meetingology logs at https://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:50:13
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-24 04:42:02
Requested 2670 times
webcam cam webcams <reply> Instructions for using webcams with Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam - Supported cams: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsMultimediaWebCameras Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:16:08
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-02-05 19:30:14
Requested 2663 times
appdb winedb <reply> The Wine Application DB is a database of applications and help for !Windows programs that run under !WINE: http://appdb.winehq.org - Join #winehq for application help Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-01 15:20:15
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-10-15 14:44:19
Requested 2646 times
themes eyecandy theme artwork icandy i-candy eye candy wallpaper art <reply>Find your themes at: http://www.gnome-look.org - http://art.gnome.org - http://www.kde-look.org - http://kubuntu-art.org - http://freecode.com/tags/theme - http://www.guistyles.com - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/ - Also see !changethemes and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuEyeCandy Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-14 18:27:04
Last edited by daxcat
Date: 2016-03-09 06:12:08
Requested 2640 times
minimal mini mini.iso miniiso minimalcd <reply> The Minimal CD image is very small in size, and it downloads most packages from the Internet during installation, allowing you to select only those you want. The installer is text based (rather than graphical as used on the Desktop DVD). See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-15 03:19:53
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-05-23 20:33:55
Requested 2603 times
irc channels irc-clients irc clients <reply> A list of official Ubuntu IRC channels, as well as IRC clients for Ubuntu, can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InternetRelayChat - For a general list of !Libera channels, see !Alis - See also !Guidelines Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:06:51
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:15
Requested 2589 times
ssh openssh sftp <reply> SSH is the Secure SHell protocol, see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSH for client usage. PuTTY is an SSH client for Windows; see: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ for its homepage. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) and !sshd (Secure SHell Daemon) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-22 03:32:41
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-01-12 00:08:13
Requested 2563 times
raid lvm fakeraid <reply> Tips and tricks for RAID and LVM can be found on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SoftwareRAID and http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO - For software RAID, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FakeRaidHowto Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:56:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-27 08:47:40
Requested 2473 times
hardy heron 8.04 <reply> Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) was the eighth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on May 12 2011, Server support ended on May 9th 2013. See https://ubottu.com/y/hardy for more details. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-08-29 22:41:06
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:01:30
Requested 2471 times
boot init smartbootmanager boot floppy bum <reply> Boot options: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootOptions - To add your own startup scripts, use /etc/rc.local - See also !grub and !dualboot - Making a boot floppy: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto/BootFloppy - Also see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SmartBootManagerHowto Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 15:24:07
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-29 05:39:13
Requested 2469 times
isitout outyet isoutouyet is it out yet releasetime isitoutyet countdown-#ubuntu-release-party isitout? <reply> It's out! See https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/hirsute-hippo-release-notes/19221 for release notes and download links, and #ubuntu-release-party for cake 🎂 Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-30 01:48:02
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2021-04-22 20:21:02
Requested 2465 times
pl polish poland <reply> Na tym kanale używamy tylko języka angielskiego. Możesz uzyskać pomoc w języku polskim na #ubuntu-pl. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:07:18
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-09-07 19:41:19
Requested 2378 times
players media players video players audio players totem totem-xine vlc banshee rhythmbox amarok media music players player exaile listen <reply> Audio (Ogg, MP3...) players: Audacious, Banshee, Listen, Quod Libet, Rhythmbox, Exaile, XMMS2 (GTK/Gnome based) and Amarok, JuK (Qt/KDE based). Video players: Totem, Xine, MPlayer, VLC, Kaffeine - See also !codecs Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-09 02:49:51
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-04-28 14:54:24
Requested 2369 times
lucid 10.04 <reply> Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) was the twelfth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended May 9 2013. Server support ended on April 30 2015. See https://ubottu.com/y/lucid for more details. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2009-09-20 08:35:19
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:01:58
Requested 2349 times
games nexuiz wow warcraft et fun doom doom3 <reply> Information about games on Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Games and http://www.icculus.org/lgfaq/gamelist.php and http://www.penguspy.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:02:03
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-11-28 15:38:44
Requested 2321 times
alternate alternate cd alternatecd alternetive alternative alt <reply>The alternate CD has been discontinued for the main Ubuntu distro, please use and report any bugs in the !LiveCD Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:31:48
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:51:31
Requested 2291 times
nickspam <reply> You should avoid changing your nick in a busy channel like #ubuntu, or other Ubuntu channels; it causes excessive scrolling which is unfair to new users. Please set your preferred nick in your client's settings instead. See also « /msg $nick Guidelines » Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-09-16 15:00:49
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:55:08
Requested 2266 times
lts <reply> LTS means Long Term Support. LTS versions are supported for 5 years on the desktop and server. The latest LTS version of Ubuntu is !$curLTS ($curLTSLong $curLTSNum). Ubuntu !flavors may have different support durations, check their release notes for information. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:13:48
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-05-01 19:28:52
Requested 2238 times

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