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jono-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> John O'Bacon is the former ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlYk4RlOnJY ) Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical. When he's not writing blog posts and tweeting, he spends time manufacturing all the bacon on the planet while singing for death metal bands. Added by rww
Date: 2014-01-14 06:08:20
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-05-20 19:04:36
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bing-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ban Added by rww
Date: 2014-03-07 05:22:34
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-01-18 01:48:12
Requested 11 times
fuchs-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> http://i.imgur.com/b3mcM.jpg (not on fire) Added by rww
Date: 2014-09-17 15:29:16
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2015-03-11 22:42:24
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drown <reply> Ubuntu is not vulnerable to the SSLv2 DROWN attack. Please see https://ubottu.com/y/drown and https://drownattack.com/ for more information. Added by Pici
Date: 2016-03-01 15:15:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:03:43
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alsa-source <deleted><reply> Want to use alsa 0.11? Grab and install http://archive.progeny.com/debian/pool/main/a/alsa-driver/alsa-source_1.0.11-2_all.deb, install linux-headers-$(uname -r) module-assistant and build-essential and run sudo module-assistant a-i alsa-source Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:27:10
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-09-09 04:45:14
Requested 10 times
wajig a simple tool for basic debian administration. you can handle apt commands, change alternatives defaults and handle service daemons via simple commands. wajig uses sudo every time. http://www.togaware.com/linux/survivor/Wajig_Overview.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:21:38
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kde firefox <deleted><reply> Go to http://konquefox.free.fr/ for tips and tricks on making Firefox more KDE-friendly. Added by uniq
Date: 2006-07-03 23:37:36
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 00:00:22
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shaddap!-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> :X Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-17 13:58:10
Requested 10 times
youtube sound <reply> If you aren't getting sound while watching videos on youtube then please read this URL: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=1087994 Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-09-25 03:55:56
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kdesvn <reply> See http://techbase.kde.org/Getting_Started/Sources/en for details on accessing KDE's code via SVN or Git Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-16 01:03:30
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:24:15
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hamburger-#ubuntu-ohio <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-26 03:38:49
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mornington crescent-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Here's the map: http://www.upminster.com/travel/underground.gif Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-08-05 11:57:41
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expletive-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Consider yourself insulted. Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-19 02:58:42
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twss-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> That's what jdong in #ubuntuforums said! Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-19 03:00:54
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-18 22:30:55
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lightscribe <reply> For information on how to use LightScribe on Ubuntu please see the Wiki at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LightScribe Added by Seeker`
Date: 2009-04-18 23:06:11
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ruby-#kubuntu-offtopic python-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ruby better than python, that's a fact Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-21 22:57:19
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gconf-editor a graphical tool used to maintain the GNOME desktop environment registry. For more info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GConfEditor Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-19 09:09:02
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:34:05
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genii <deleted><reply> See !coffee Added by genii
Date: 2009-06-27 04:56:57
Last edited by genii
Date: 2010-03-10 15:30:51
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raptors <deleted><reply>Not as big as you thought they were. But just as dangerous. "... clever girl..." Added by Madpilot
Date: 2009-09-19 07:04:37
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-04-11 20:14:13
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testdrive <reply> Testdrive makes it simple to run any Ubuntu release in a virtual machine, safely, and without affecting your current Ubuntu installation. See: https://launchpad.net/testdrive Added by jpds
Date: 2010-01-07 17:01:23
Requested 10 times
unregged <reply> If you are sent to #ubuntu-unregged even though you are registered (if you aren't, see !register), it may be because your client tries to join #ubuntu very quickly after you !identify or because you don't identify at all. See https://libera.chat/guides/sasl for a way to fix this. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:50:06
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:51
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accessibility a11y <reply> Information about the Ubuntu Accessibility Team can be found on the wiki at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Accessibility or by joining #ubuntu-accessibility Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-31 23:54:11
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-10-31 23:55:59
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kppa <reply>Kubuntu has several different PPA's for those who want to test or upgrade to the latest version. More information on the available Kubuntu PPA's can be found here: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/KubuntuPPAs Added by jussi
Date: 2011-05-23 06:51:36
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drunk-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Remember kids; don't drink and IRC! Or at least, google "How to fool the Ubuntu breathalyzer" first. Added by rww
Date: 2011-06-05 00:25:47
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-10-29 05:30:32
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dmb <reply> The Developer Membership Board handles applications for new developer privileges. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DeveloperMembershipBoard and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DeveloperMembershipBoard/ApplicationProcess for more details. For DMB attention, try !dmb-ping. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-10-24 14:42:00
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pam <reply> PAM is plugable authentication modules Added by AlanBell
Date: 2013-01-03 09:14:51
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distrowatch <reply> "[Distrowatch stats] correlate neither to usage nor to quality and should not be used to measure the market share of distributions. They simply show the number of times a distribution page on DistroWatch.com was accessed each day, nothing more." ~ https://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=popularity Added by dax
Date: 2017-01-14 07:55:24
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studio-controls <reply> 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://ovenwerks.github.io/studio-controls/ Added by Eickmeyer
Date: 2020-07-22 19:49:54
Last edited by Eickmeyer
Date: 2020-12-16 17:32:35
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grep a command-line tool that finds a string in a file or a stream. Grep can be recursive through directories and searches can be simple or complex. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/grep Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:08:27
Last edited by elky
Date: 2017-03-15 16:21:51
Requested 9 times
fixinstall <reply> For a few common problems when installing, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CommonProblemsInstall also make sure you have read !install Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:47:23
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newton <deleted>a desktop wiki for storing data fast and efficiently. It has a html syntax engine to allow easy formatting. To install it in Dapper Drake: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=185972 Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-09-03 09:32:03
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-11-08 01:11:52
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compositor-#xubuntu <reply> To disable Xfce's built-in compositor, go to Settings Manager → Window Manager Tweaks → Compositor. To fix tearing, you can try Compton instead, for which Xubuntu includes default settings. Added by somerville32
Date: 2007-01-20 23:57:13
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-01 23:50:29
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support-#ubuntuforums-beginners <reply> This channel is for the Ubuntu Beginners Transitioning team. While we'll be glad to help you, you may find better luck in #ubuntu or one of the more specialised support channels. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-03-07 20:00:51
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ops-#ubuntu-us <reply> Help! nixternal, pleia2, atoponce, etank, Zelut or jono! Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-03-14 01:06:52
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-12-16 23:13:29
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ontopic-#kubuntu <reply> #kubuntu is the Kubuntu support channel, #ubuntu+1 supports the development version of Ubuntu and #kubuntu-offtopic is for random chatter. Welcome! Added by Jucato
Date: 2007-03-29 07:29:16
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cupspdf <reply> Details on setting up "Print to PDF" are at http://ubuntu.wordpress.com/2006/03/23/print-to-pdf-using-cups-pdf/ Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-05-22 06:09:42
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nl-troll In een internetomgeving is een Troll een persoon die slechts als doel heeft: het zaaien van onrust en het krijgen van reacties en aandacht. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-09-15 19:58:02
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sharedprinting <deleted><reply> If you are unable to share a printer over the network on 7.10 (Gutsy), AppArmour could be the problem. See http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=531343 to see how to disable it temporarily or permanently Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-12-14 12:59:39
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-29 02:37:55
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appreciate <reply> The people in this channel are all volunteers who donate their valuable time. Please do not 'reward' this kindness with rudeness. Saying 'Thank you' is more appropriate. Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-03-05 22:55:43
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meaningoflife <reply>42. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-06-29 08:14:38
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gettingstarted <reply> A great place to start your MOTU adventure is https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/GettingStarted Added by nickrud
Date: 2008-07-21 05:01:13
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mootbot a bot to make the process of summarizing !meetings easier - Information at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ScribesTeam/MootBot Added by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 14:53:35
Requested 9 times
ubottuguide <reply> There is a (incomplete) guide for installing supybot and setting up an ubottu clone here: https://ubottu.com/guide Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-05-03 12:06:27
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:01:51
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opguide <reply> A guide to help operators learn some of the skills necessary to perform their jobs is available on the wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/IrcTeam/OperatorGuide Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-01 04:29:17
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choices-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Choices are a curse of capitalism, trapping you in a paroxysm of indecision. Best to have One Way to Do Things. See also !unity, !gnome, and !python Added by rww
Date: 2014-01-05 00:38:59
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-30 21:46:05
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certificates certificate <reply> For more information about Ubuntu Membership Certificates and how to obtain please read http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2013/06/14/certificates-for-ubuntu-members/ Added by IdleOne
Date: 2014-08-12 16:14:42
Requested 9 times
conky <reply> Conky is an application that can show system information (and more) on your desktop. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpConky for more details and a beginners guide. Added by knome
Date: 2016-07-06 12:11:13
Requested 9 times
trac an open source, enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Look here for a Trac How To on Ubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuTracHowto Added by nalioth
Date: 2006-08-27 02:11:14
Requested 8 times
tango a style guideline and icon set. It can be found and read about at http://tango-project.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-22 21:57:04
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scanners <reply> Scanning software: XSane, the GIMP (GNOME), Skanlite (KDE). For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ScanningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsScanners - See also !OCR Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-07 15:23:25
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-11-05 11:59:40
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