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feisty feisty fawn fawn 7.04 <reply> Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) was the sixth release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: October 19th, 2008. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Added by Mez
Date: 2006-10-21 05:12:07
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-01-16 14:15:22
Requested 1959 times
md5sum checksum <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which a checksum is provided), see https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/how-to-verify-ubuntu Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-21 05:40:18
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2020-08-15 00:12:40
Requested 462 times
traffic <reply> NOTICE - There is a lot of traffic in this channel at the moment. Please try to keep your sentences into a single message, avoid repeating the same question multiple times, use http://paste.ubuntu.com for pasting, remember to mention the nickname of the person you're addressing, and join #ubuntu-offtopic for anything that is not Ubuntu support. Thank you for understanding! Added by LjL
Date: 2006-10-22 01:00:37
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2009-12-14 16:23:57
Requested 264 times
topic <reply> Please read the channel topic whenever you enter, as it contains important information. To view it at any time after joining, simply type /topic Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-10-22 18:02:36
Requested 1733 times
modeline <reply>A Modeline is a config line in the X server configuration file that gives info about a connected display and how to drive it at a specified display resolution. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XFree86_Modeline for more details. Here are 2 links to generate modelines which fit your monitor: http://bohne-lang.de/spec/linux/modeline/ and http://xtiming.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/xtiming.pl Added by zorglu_
Date: 2006-10-22 20:21:59
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-04-04 02:26:21
Requested 74 times
leet 1337 <reply> 1337 i5 nigh-inc0mpr3h3n5ib13 70 u5 n00bs, 4nd n0b0dy c4r35 if UR 4 1337 h4x0r. Giv3 i7 4 r357. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-10-22 20:34:05
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2012-08-07 15:38:27
Requested 446 times
sunbird <reply> Mozilla Sunbird™ is a cross-platform calendar application, built upon Mozilla Toolkit. Our goal is to bring Mozilla-style ease-of-use to your calendar, without tying you to a particular storage solution. Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-24 04:29:32
Requested 25 times
popcon <reply> The Ubuntu Popularity Contest project is an attempt to map the usage of Ubuntu packages. To participate, install the package "popularity-contest", and see http://popcon.ubuntu.com/ and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucasNussbaum/PopconDraft Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-10-25 14:03:31
Last edited by Jucato
Date: 2008-04-24 08:08:52
Requested 37 times
ta-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The Arabic letter ت signifies a soft T, and is used as a smiley by yipe and almost no one else. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-10-26 03:06:28
Requested 37 times
torrents <reply> $curStable can be torrented from http://torrent.ubuntu.com/simple/$curStableLower/desktop/ubuntu-$curStableNum-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent or http://torrent.ubuntu.com/simple/$curStableLower/live-server/ubuntu-$curStableNum-live-server-amd64.iso.torrent depending on your needs. Other flavors can be found at http://torrent.ubuntu.com:6969 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-10-26 13:27:56
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-04-23 18:16:52
Requested 1088 times
biarch <reply> A BiArch 64-bit system is one that comes with a complete 32-bit package system, as well. This means that you can run 32bit packages as well on your 64-bit install Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-10-26 17:57:39
Requested 13 times
aptproxy apt-proxy <reply> apt-proxy is a program that acts as a local apt repository server for a LAN, only fetching from the internet when required. To set it up see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptProxy Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-10-27 04:06:15
Requested 104 times
tar-#kubuntu tgz-#kubuntu tar.gz-#kubuntu bz2-#kubuntu 7z-#kubuntu zip-#kubuntu compression-#kubuntu tar.bz2-#kubuntu gz-#kubuntu ace-#kubuntu 7zip-#kubuntu <reply> Files with extensions .tar, .gz, .tgz, .zip, .bz2, .7z, .ace and other archive file formats can be opened with ark - also see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FileCompression Added by Mez
Date: 2006-10-28 06:11:09
Requested 117 times
launch-feedback <reply> The Launch Feedback setting can be found in KControl. Press Alt+F2 and type in "kcontrol" (without the quotes). It is located under the Appearance and Themes group Added by Jucato
Date: 2006-10-28 15:53:06
Requested 4 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
dvd-torrent-#kubuntu <reply> If you want to download a DVD version of Hardy Heron via a torrent, here is where you should look: http://torrent.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/hardy/release/dvd/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-10-28 22:08:07
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-05-22 08:10:10
Requested 2 times
tarball <reply> Files with ".tar.gz", ".tar.bz2" or ".tgz" extensions are compressed archive formats, similar to ZIP files. See !tar for extracting them. Some of these files contain programs in source code form; see !compile for getting them to run. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-10-29 18:09:46
Requested 42 times
uuid blkid <reply> To see a list of your devices/partitions and their corresponding UUID's, run this command in a !shell: « sudo blkid » (see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LibAtaForAtaDisks for the rationale behind the transition to UUID) Added by Jucato
Date: 2006-10-30 12:22:39
Last edited by Amaranth
Date: 2007-09-06 10:56:31
Requested 1427 times
download-#kubuntu <reply> Kubuntu can be downloaded in various formats from http://kubuntu.org/getkubuntu/ Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-31 02:22:47
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-06-23 19:06:15
Requested 69 times
sru <reply> Stable Release Update information is at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates Added by Mez
Date: 2006-10-31 21:14:37
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:45:13
Requested 599 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
kickoff <deleted>a new KDE menu replacement developed by openSUSE. See http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/2331 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-11-06 12:00:09
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:42:33
Requested 79 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
ops-#ubuntu-nz <reply> Help! Plug, kirjava, DanielFaulknor Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-07 06:01:40
Requested 0 times
xdmcp the X Display Manger Control Protocol -- look at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/XDMCP-HOWTO/ to find out how to configure it Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-07 20:45:30
Requested 104 times
ubuntulog a logging bot run on various Ubuntu channels. You can read the logs at http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-08 23:22:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:33:41
Requested 18 times
kopete-icq-aim <deleted><reply> Due to a bug within Kopete's AIM/ICQ plugin, Kopete will not connect correctly to AIM/ICQ. Working versions can be found at: http://ubuntu.lnix.net/misc/kopete-fix/ Added by fdoving
Date: 2006-11-09 00:24:01
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:28:55
Requested 5 times
generic smp <reply> Background to the decision to replace -686, k7 and -smp kernels with -generic can be found here https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2006-August/019983.html (the -386 kernel is still available if needed) Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-13 02:36:49
Requested 343 times
jp ja japanese <reply>日本語の場合は /join #ubuntu-jp または /join #kubuntu-jp を入力して下さい。 Added by Jucato
Date: 2006-11-14 09:07:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-07 00:36:48
Requested 864 times
lart-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> L.A.R.T. is a development tool used for social engineering. [Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool] Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-21 22:47:59
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2010-04-18 13:35:02
Requested 104 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
Requested 8 times
winkey <reply> To use the windows key as a modifier in a keyboard shortcut you can edit the shortcut settings manually in gconf-editor. The windows key is represented as "<super>". Metacity shortcuts can be found in the /apps/metaicty/* gconf keys. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-23 02:18:53
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-05-13 23:11:53
Requested 51 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
adduser users user useradd <reply> To add new users to your Ubuntu system, follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AddUsersHowto - For administrative privileges, users need to be made members of the group "sudo" - See !sudo Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-24 17:00:44
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2013-06-27 20:30:10
Requested 536 times
en english <reply> The main Ubuntu IRC channels are English only. For a complete list of channels in other languages, please visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ChannelList Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-25 14:35:17
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-12-13 17:11:01
Requested 852 times
openweek open week uow <reply>Ubuntu is hosting a series of introductory sessions for people who want to join the Ubuntu community, which all takes place in a week. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek for schedules, logs, and instructions. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-11-25 21:27:11
Last edited by Mez
Date: 2008-08-07 22:33:03
Requested 95 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
shut up! <reply> :x Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-27 20:30:14
Requested 32 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
questions-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please ask your questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-28 17:29:59
Requested 14 times
ge ka <reply> ქართული ენაზე დახმარების მიღებისთვის გთხოვთ შემობრძანდით #ubuntu-ge / Kartuli enaze dakhmarebis mighebistvis gtkhovt shemobrdzandit #ubuntu-ge Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-28 21:46:10
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-09-26 18:58:34
Requested 131 times
iceweasel <reply>Iceweasel's homepage is http://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/ with more detailed information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iceweasel Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-11-29 03:21:05
Requested 83 times
questions-#ubuntu-classroom-chat question-#ubuntu-classroom question-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> Please ask your questions here in #ubuntu-classroom-chat rather than #ubuntu-classroom (prefix them with "QUESTION: " or the instructor's nickname) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-29 22:37:06
Requested 15 times
ldap <reply> LDAP is the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. For more information, installation instructions and getting clients to authenticate via LDAP see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenLDAPServer Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-29 23:50:51
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2009-02-03 11:24:16
Requested 250 times
who usernames prefix <reply> As you can see, this is a large channel. If you're speaking to someone in particular, please put their nickname in what you say (use !tab), or else messages get lost and it becomes confusing :) Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-30 00:12:21
Last edited by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-08 08:10:07
Requested 5037 times
bigiron <reply> Ubuntu's "bigiron" server kernel (linux-image-server-bigiron) is geared towards systems with more than 8 CPUs. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-30 02:44:44
Requested 11 times
oin <deleted><reply> The Open Invention Network (OIN) is a company that acquires patents and offer them royalty free "to any company, institution or individual that agrees not to assert its patents against the Linux operating system or certain Linux-related applications". See http://www.openinventionnetwork.com/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-11-30 13:10:51
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-18 23:57:07
Requested 1 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
grue <reply>The grue is a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of the earth. Its favorite diet is adventurers, but its insatiable appetite is tempered by its fear of light. No grue has ever been seen by the light of day, and few have survived its fearsome jaws to tell the tale. Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-12-01 07:01:30
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-11-24 17:10:42
Requested 123 times
dualhead dual-head dual head dualmonitor dual monitors <reply> Information about dual-head on linux can be found on http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/DualHead - See also !Xinerama Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-12-01 23:30:58
Requested 1051 times

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