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ffe <reply> Feature Freeze Exception. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FreezeExceptionProcess for the freeze exception process. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-04-15 15:48:48
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-02-21 16:35:38
Requested 67 times
xrandr <deleted><reply>XRandR 1.2 is the new method of running dual screens in !X. Information/HowTo here: http://wiki.debian.org/XStrikeForce/HowToRandR12 Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-04-16 06:34:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-17 20:23:57
Requested 482 times
trash <reply> Your GUI file manager's Trash folder is located at ~/.local/share/Trash/ for files moved to trash from your hard disk and .../.Trash-userid/ on external devices for files moved to trash from the device. Added by LjL
Date: 2008-04-18 01:11:40
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-19 00:43:28
Requested 780 times
emesene <deleted><reply> Emesene is an instant messenger for the WLM network. See http://emesene.org for more information. Added by Spec
Date: 2008-04-18 18:44:54
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:14:26
Requested 16 times
lfs <reply> LFS is Linux From Scratch ( http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/ ) - not to be confused with !LTS, which is the long term support release of Ubuntu Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-04-20 15:24:19
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:38:31
Requested 128 times
spoon <reply> There is no spoon. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2008-04-24 09:16:13
Requested 64 times
torrents-#kubuntu <reply>Kubuntu $curStableLong ($curStableNum) torrents can be obtained at http://torrent.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/$curStableLower/release/ Added by LjL-Temp
Date: 2008-04-24 16:28:20
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:52:31
Requested 42 times
repomirror chmirror <reply> Go to "System", "Administration", and "Software Sources" and choose "Other" from the drop down box. Then choose "select best server" and your system will choose the fastest mirror for you automatically. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-04-25 06:00:30
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-06 21:49:03
Requested 133 times
alternate-#kubuntu <reply> The Alternate CD is a classical text-mode install CD. It supports a wider range of hardware than the !LiveCD, and can also be used as an upgrade CD. Look for the alternate checkbox on the Kubuntu download page - See also !minimal Added by Jucato
Date: 2008-04-28 14:56:05
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-16 15:06:04
Requested 78 times
chat-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please use #ubuntu-classroom-chat for random chatter and asking questions. Questions should start with "QUESTION:" so we can spot them. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2008-04-28 17:00:50
Requested 2 times
gestures-#kubuntu <reply>KDE has a built-in support for mouse gestures. See: http://userbase.kde.org/System_Settings/Shortcuts_and_Gestures for a howto Added by Jucato
Date: 2008-04-30 00:30:51
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:52:02
Requested 1 times
maple <reply> To install Maple, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Maple Added by jrib
Date: 2008-05-04 18:50:10
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2008-05-04 18:50:24
Requested 13 times
mac macbook <reply> For help on installing and using Ubuntu on a Mac, see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MactelSupportTeam/CommunityHelpPages Added by stdin
Date: 2008-05-05 01:25:23
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-02-01 07:39:50
Requested 1049 times
remaster customlivecd remastering <reply> Interested in remastering the Ubuntu !LiveCD or !Alternate installer? See: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallCDCustomization - Or use tools such as http://uck.sourceforge.net/ Added by stdin
Date: 2008-05-05 21:42:06
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2014-08-08 01:56:33
Requested 866 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
fail-#dib5sn fail-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>FAILZ! Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-05-06 13:57:05
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-05-13 10:25:31
Requested 14 times
vcs dvcs <reply> Version Control Systems offered for Ubuntu: Centralized: !CVS, !Subversion | Distributed: Bazaar-NG(!bzr), Codeville, Darcs, !git, Mercurial, Monotone, SVK, tig. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 16:55:16
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-05-14 19:11:42
Requested 25 times
hammertime-#ubuntu-offtopic hammertime-#ubuntustudio-devel hammertime-#ubuntu-ops <reply> ━━▊ ━━▊ ━━▊ Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 17:02:18
Requested 869 times
why-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Because I said so. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 17:02:39
Requested 21 times
flare183-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> shhhh you'll only encourage more comments and we have seen enough of them already. ;-) Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 17:06:05
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-06-18 21:34:10
Requested 3 times
tonyyarusso <deleted>weird. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-05-12 17:23:26
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-10-18 11:42:06
Requested 15 times
win-#dib5sn <reply> WINZ! Added by stdin
Date: 2008-05-13 10:25:47
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-05-13 10:26:05
Requested 2 times
libsslbug sslbug heartbleed <reply> A fix for the recent OpenSSL vulnerabilities (2014-0076 & 0160) has been pushed to the Ubuntu repositories. See http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2165-1/ and http://heartbleed.com/ for more information. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2008-05-14 01:47:38
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-06-02 06:36:09
Requested 119 times
abs <reply> Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide, obtainable with ${package-manager} install abs-guide, is a quick and comprehensive guide to bash (command line) scripting in *nix systems. It is also viewable via web at http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/ Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-14 10:49:55
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-14 10:53:33
Requested 221 times
git a distributed revision control/software code management project created by Linus Torvalds. For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git_(software) Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-14 19:11:29
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:44:57
Requested 189 times
php4 <reply> PHP4 has reached its End Of Life and as such is not in any Ubuntu release after Edgy (6.10). For PHP's announcement see http://us2.php.net/archive/2007.php#2007-07-13-1 Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-15 16:56:34
Requested 3 times
prayer <reply> Dear $DEITY, Give me strength to understand and work with users who question my logic, the rules, netiquette, and common sense. Give me resilience to teach them the basics of Linux, Ubuntu, Community Guidelines, and IRC. Allow me not to stray to nitpicking, argument, foul language, or leisurely op abuse. Deliver me my daily xkcd, User Friendly, LWN, /. and Planet Ubuntu, and guard over my encrypted drives. Let it be so. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-16 11:15:49
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2011-07-02 17:08:55
Requested 253 times
meeting-#ubuntu-us-az <reply>The Ubuntu Arizona LoCo team meetings are every Sunday at 9:00 PM Arizona time in our team channel, #ubuntu-us-az. Everyone is welcome!! Added by Amaranth
Date: 2008-05-17 06:39:34
Last edited by Amaranth
Date: 2008-05-17 06:39:56
Requested 3 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
kmix KDE's soundcard mixer program. Though small, it is full-featured. The program should give controls for each of your soundcards. KMix supports several platforms and sound drivers. Go to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kmix for complete information. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-26 20:45:57
Requested 17 times
podcast-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Grab the lastest Ubuntu UK Podcast from http://ubuntupodcast.org Added by Seeker`
Date: 2008-05-27 23:51:40
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:12:05
Requested 18 times
kwallet a subsystem that provides a convenient and secure way to manage all your passwords. More information is available at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/kwallet Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-05-28 09:52:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:57
Requested 22 times
realtek <reply>some help for recent Realtek chipsets can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/RealtekRTL8187b Added by Seeker`
Date: 2008-05-30 05:25:52
Requested 188 times
what <reply> I am only a bot, please don't think I'm intelligent. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-30 16:45:14
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-05-30 16:54:07
Requested 19 times
bunnies <deleted>z0mg! fluffy bunnies! Guaranteed to bring out the tweenage girl in everyone: http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php/Widget+Background:+Fluffy+Bunny+?content=74480 Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-06-03 08:11:24
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2013-11-07 01:35:43
Requested 4 times
in india <reply> #ubuntu-in is the channel for Ubuntu in India Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-06-07 21:56:20
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-06-07 21:57:25
Requested 473 times
popey <deleted>the UK alternative to elvis. Added by Daviey
Date: 2008-06-09 14:28:09
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-08 02:18:07
Requested 18 times
fail-#ubuntu-ops <reply>FAILZ! Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-06-09 14:33:56
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-06-09 14:34:07
Requested 29 times
ot-#ubuntu-ops <deleted><reply> And the magical fairies came in and stole the crown from underneath the apple tree... Added by Mez
Date: 2008-06-11 14:45:54
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-21 04:57:32
Requested 22 times
ircteam <reply> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/IrcTeam Added by Mez
Date: 2008-06-11 18:49:31
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-01-17 11:02:26
Requested 5 times
twss-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply>Thats what she said! Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-06-13 23:23:18
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2008-06-13 23:23:38
Requested 5 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
splash-#kubuntu <reply> To change your KDE splash screen go to System Settings -> Appearance -> Splash Screen Added by stdin
Date: 2008-06-18 03:43:26
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-10-30 01:34:00
Requested 27 times
upnp mediatomb <reply> To stream media to other UPNP aware devices (such as the Xbox, PS3, or iRadio) you need a UPNP server. See !info mediatomb for information regarding the MediaTomb package Added by Mez
Date: 2008-06-21 01:04:52
Last edited by Mez
Date: 2008-06-21 01:08:28
Requested 75 times
beer <deleted><reply> Beer is always appreciated. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2008-06-24 04:30:24
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-09-15 06:00:00
Requested 125 times
label <reply> To rename the labels of your partitions, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RenameUSBDrive. Added by jrib
Date: 2008-06-25 00:23:45
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2008-06-25 00:24:29
Requested 101 times
squid a caching proxy for the Web. See: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SquidGuard See: http://www.squid-cache.org Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-06-29 01:37:11
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:33:49
Requested 171 times
meaningoflife <reply>42. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-06-29 08:14:38
Requested 9 times
icqbug <deleted><reply> If you use Hardy or Gutsy, and are getting the message "The client version you are using is too old" when conneting to ICQ with Pidgin, please check for new updates. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-02 16:06:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 02:32:01
Requested 29 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

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