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tribe6 <deleted><reply> Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) Tribe 6 is not a formal release, but rather a bugfixing milestone. Please see http://tinyurl.com/3ytk9g for more information. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-09-11 14:11:28
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-26 16:53:43
Requested 8 times
profanephobia-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Profanephobia is afraid of profane things! Added by Spec
Date: 2007-11-06 20:52:52
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-08-12 12:39:16
Requested 8 times
nbs <reply> Some packages are no longer built from source as a result of various transitions. The reverse dependencies of these packages require an update. The current tracking list is available from http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-archive/NBS/ Added by Pici
Date: 2007-11-26 17:30:44
Requested 8 times
klipper the KDE clipboard utility. It stores clipboard history, and allows you to link clipboard contents to application actions. Further information is available at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Klipper Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-26 10:53:13
Requested 8 times
sfd <reply> Software Freedom Day, Saturday 17th September 2011 http://softwarefreedomday.org/ Get involved Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-07-06 04:05:54
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-11 20:36:54
Requested 8 times
stupidbot <deleted>stupid Added by elky_work
Date: 2008-09-24 06:41:47
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-10 19:46:10
Requested 8 times
ops-#ubuntu-bots <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) LjL, PriceChild, elky, nalioth, tsimpson or jussi01! Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-30 15:43:55
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-30 15:45:42
Requested 8 times
threelaws-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Asimov's Three Laws don't apply to IRC bots, silly human! Be afraid! Added by Madpilot
Date: 2009-05-12 08:25:28
Requested 8 times
mibbit <deleted><reply> freenode no longer supports connections from mibbit. See http://blog.freenode.net/?p=254 for more details. freenode help in #freenode Added by Pici
Date: 2009-06-19 13:33:01
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-03-29 20:05:34
Requested 8 times
oggcamp-#ubuntu-uk a two day unconference on August 13th/14th 2011 - See http://oggcamp.org/ Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-07-14 09:51:14
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-07-14 09:54:10
Requested 8 times
mint-#ubuntu-fi <reply> Linux Mint ei ole Ubuntun tuettu rinnakkaisjakelu. Ole hyvä ja hae tukea kanavalta #linuxmint-help palvelimella irc.spotchat.org Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-06-09 17:44:55
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:34:11
Requested 8 times
webapps <reply>Ubuntu Web Apps enable developers to create web applications that run in web browsers. They provide close integration to the Unity shell for functions such as launch, notifications and controls. - more info at http://developer.ubuntu.com/community/ or #ubuntu-webapps Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-19 18:59:28
Requested 8 times
debian-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu and Debian are closely related. The former hates the latter and wants to kill it, while the latter despises the former and wants to destroy it. Both suck on each other's blood. Added by LjL
Date: 2013-11-19 21:41:22
Requested 8 times
xmir <deleted><reply> XMir is an X server that runs on top of Mir. It permits applications that know how to speak the X protocol but don't know how to speak to Mir (ie, approximately all of them at present) to run in a Mir-based environment. ( http://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/26254.html ) Added by ldunn
Date: 2014-02-01 23:03:27
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:17:06
Requested 8 times
xubuntu-core core-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu Core is a slimmed down version of Xubuntu that doesn't come with all the additional features of a full and modern desktop. To install: « sudo apt-get install xubuntu-core^ » (A xubuntu-core task is also available from the !minimal ISO) Added by knome
Date: 2015-07-08 00:51:08
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-08-17 23:22:06
Requested 8 times
movelauncher launcher-position movedock <reply> To move the Unity launcher to the bottom of the screen in 16.04+, run `gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher launcher-position Bottom`. To move it to the left, run the same command with Left instead. For older Ubuntu versions, see https://askubuntu.com/questions/33605/can-i-move-the-unity-launcher Added by dax
Date: 2016-03-23 15:59:43
Requested 8 times
journalctl <reply> journalctl is a command for viewing logs collected by systemd-journald. E.g. "journalctl -f" reports system messages as they are logged until you press Ctrl+C. See the journalctl !man page for other options. Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-07-16 16:39:11
Requested 8 times
moodin <deleted>a ksplash theme engine, enabled by default in Kubuntu Dapper, and you can grab it for Breezy here: http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=25705 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:28:38
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2009-10-06 06:08:02
Requested 7 times
ubuntucounter <deleted><reply> Get counted! You can find the Ubuntu counter project on http://ubuntucounter.geekosophical.net/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-28 23:20:51
Last edited by rww
Date: 2015-09-14 19:38:15
Requested 7 times
upgradeproblem <deleted>There is a problem with the latest linux-image-generic package (is broken as for now) it is a known bug that is being sorted out here: https://launchpad.net/soyuz/+bug/83976 Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-02-09 15:06:46
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-04-07 17:30:43
Requested 7 times
interrupt <reply> You can interrupt an upgrade during the download phase. It will resume from where it left off when you run it again later. Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-20 03:36:28
Requested 7 times
mldonkey a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols, available in !Universe as 'mldonkey-server'. Clients include mkdonkey-gui (GTK) and KMLDonkey (KDE). See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MLDonkey - See also !P2P Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:31:31
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:33:20
Requested 7 times
studiocd <reply>Ubuntu Studio is only available as an alternate DVD. The LiveCD installer does not meet Ubuntu Studio's requirements at this time. Added by Pici
Date: 2007-11-04 18:23:28
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-09-07 18:07:13
Requested 7 times
ogra <deleted><reply>ogra looks like a pirate! Added by mneptok
Date: 2007-11-30 00:19:48
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-27 17:47:44
Requested 7 times
server-network networkcli network-cli clinetwork <reply> For help setting up networking on Ubuntu Server, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NetworkConfigurationCommandLine Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-04-14 21:51:09
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:27:11
Requested 7 times
officialdocs <reply>Before doing anything you don't know about, check the official Ubuntu document repository and wiki pages at https://help.ubuntu.com These guides are created by the Ubuntu community for Ubuntu. This will give you a tried, test and most importantly *SUPPORTED* way to resolve your issue and move forward. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-06 10:29:16
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-05-06 10:30:03
Requested 7 times
otherdistro <reply> we really don't do help for your distro, perhaps if you put a # in front of the distro name you might find yourself in their channels where they would be able to welcome you and help more than we can Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-09-28 20:28:48
Requested 7 times
list-it questo è un canale di aiuto solo, non è un canale o rete di distributione di fila Added by Mamarok
Date: 2009-08-11 16:24:34
Requested 7 times
schedule-#ubuntu-classroom schedule-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> To view the upcoming Ubuntu Classroom schedule, visit the Learning Events Calendar at http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/classroom/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-03-05 05:10:38
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-12-23 02:53:43
Requested 7 times
newppa <reply> With Launchpad's Personal Package Archives (PPA), you can build and publish binary Ubuntu packages for multiple architectures simply by uploading an Ubuntu source package to Launchpad. See https://help.launchpad.net/PPAQuickStart. Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-28 12:01:19
Requested 7 times
ccloak <reply> For Canonical employees requiring an @canonical cloak, please see the instructions on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Cloaks Added by jussi
Date: 2010-05-13 07:51:03
Requested 7 times
version-bug <deleted><reply> Ubuntu 10.10's About Ubuntu application erroneously says "You are using Ubuntu 11.04". This is a bug. Run "lsb_release -a" in a terminal to see your Ubuntu version. Bug report at http://tinyurl.com/versionbug Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-24 05:50:37
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-02-07 02:05:23
Requested 7 times
mathematica <reply> For help installing Mathematica on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Mathematica Added by jrib
Date: 2011-02-14 18:17:00
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2011-02-14 18:17:33
Requested 7 times
bitcoins-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>ban Added by Flannel
Date: 2011-05-25 23:36:06
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-22 05:56:23
Requested 7 times
skypefail <deleted><reply> Skype are currently having issues with connection problems and are working on a fix. A temporary fix can be found at https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA10874/I-m-having-problems-with-Skype-today Added by Pici
Date: 2011-05-26 14:12:14
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:50:43
Requested 7 times
onirc <reply> It's onEirIc! Added by rww
Date: 2011-05-30 23:13:54
Requested 7 times
za <reply> Do you need help with Ubuntu or Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Type /join #ubuntu-za or /join #kubuntu-za - Het jy hulp nodig het met Ubuntu of Kubuntu in Afrikaans? Tik /join #ubuntu-za of /join #kubuntu-za. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-09-07 10:39:36
Requested 7 times
ucp <deleted><reply> Ubuntu Certified Professional is a training course for systems administrators who need to deploy Ubuntu in an office environment. More: http://www.ubuntu.com/support/training/course-descriptions/certified-professional Added by h00k
Date: 2011-09-19 18:58:55
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:50:43
Requested 7 times
benchmark <reply> Packages for bechmarking your system include bonnie++ (for drives), glmark2 (for 3D graphics), netperf (for networking), mbw (for memory) - For more, issue the !terminal command « apt-cache search benchmark » - See also !testing Added by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:01:15
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:05:51
Requested 7 times
faq-#xubuntu faq-#xubuntu-devel faq-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply>Lists of common questions and answers about Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/news/category/faq/. See also: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CommonQuestions Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-04 22:27:57
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:54:11
Requested 7 times
admingroup <reply> Up through Ubuntu 11.10, administrator privileges using sudo was granted to the "admin" Unix group. In Ubuntu 12.04, privileges are granted to the "sudo" group, for consistency with upstream and Debian. For compatibility, the "admin" group will continue to have access in 12.04. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2012-05-04 20:50:58
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2012-05-04 20:55:41
Requested 7 times
fhqwhgads-#ubuntu-offtopic fh[tab]-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everybody to the limit, everybody to the limit! Added by Flannel
Date: 2013-02-13 08:15:47
Requested 7 times
canibeanop-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Maybe. Added by Flannel
Date: 2013-08-18 01:02:30
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2014-01-08 19:42:14
Requested 7 times
lpstatus <reply> If PPAs or other Launchpad services seem unavailable, please check https://twitter.com/launchpadstatus to see if there is a current issue which is already known Added by genii
Date: 2014-06-15 03:24:33
Requested 7 times
willy <reply> It is spelt !wiLy :) Added by Pici
Date: 2015-05-04 14:43:35
Requested 7 times
emacs-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu channels can only provide support for Ubuntu itself. Other operating systems have their own support channels. Please consult their websites for more information. Added by rww
Date: 2016-01-06 17:13:56
Requested 7 times
yup-#xubuntu-devel <reply> yakkety yak, ackety ack, yuppety yup Added by knome
Date: 2016-04-22 20:15:39
Requested 7 times
tsimonq2-#kubuntu-devel <deleted><reply> fnord Added by wxl
Date: 2017-03-23 00:07:22
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-03-23 00:16:08
Requested 7 times
mds <reply> Microarchitectural Data Sampling is a security issue with Intel processors. Update your system to receive the kernel and microcode patches. Visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/MDS for more info and recommendations. Added by dax
Date: 2019-05-15 16:56:23
Requested 7 times
kdeincludes <reply> To install the kde includes, install the kde-devel package. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:44:06
Requested 6 times

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