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buildcomm <reply> For procedures and general help with community building you can look at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BuildingCommunity or join #ubuntu-community-team Added by jussi
Date: 2010-08-24 05:33:15
Requested 1 times
mousekeys <reply> Mousekeys use the keyboard's number pad to control the mouse cursor. It can be configured using Keyboard Preferences or toggled using shift+numlock. For more information, see http://live.gnome.org/MouseKeys Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-25 14:26:37
Requested 5 times
addfact <reply> To add a factoid to the bot, use the following form (the factoid will then be forwarded to the ops to approve): !foo is <reply> bar Added by jussi
Date: 2010-08-30 08:43:55
Requested 17 times
purge <reply> To purge all removed but not yet purged packages, use the following command: dpkg -l | awk '/^rc/{print $2}' | sudo xargs dpkg -P Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-30 22:30:22
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-06-07 02:21:14
Requested 83 times
marketplace <reply> Find a company that provides local support for Ubuntu desktops and servers in the Ubuntu Marketplace: http://webapps.ubuntu.com/marketplace/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-09 13:16:39
Requested 2 times
mongodb <deleted>web scale Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-10 11:53:19
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:37
Requested 2 times
mongodb-#ubuntu-offtopic webscale-#ubuntu-offtopic web scale. Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:13
Requested 30 times
popey-#ubuntu-uk the UK alternative to elvis. Added by popey
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:31
Requested 18 times
meeting-#ubuntu-women <reply>The Ubuntu Women meetings are held in #ubuntu-women-project. You're welcome to join us! The agenda can be found at http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Meetings Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-13 04:37:29
Requested 1 times
es-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> En la mayoría de canales de Ubuntu se habla sólo en inglés. Si quieres charlar en español, entra en el canal #ubuntu-es-offtopic. Escribe "/join #ubuntu-es-offtopic" (sin comillas) y dale a Enter. Gracias! Added by jussi
Date: 2010-09-15 11:42:48
Requested 41 times
triage-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Triage means ensuring that a bug has all of the necessary information for a developer to start working on it when they have time. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-18 14:25:07
Requested 1 times
ops-#ubuntu-beginners <deleted><reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, DarkwingDuck, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, PriceChild, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, or PabloRubianes! Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:35:18
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-05-05 20:12:17
Requested 5 times
ops-#lubuntu <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bioterror, genii, hyperair, IAmNotThatGuy, jared, krytarik, Myrtti, stlsaint, Unit193, wxl. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:43:56
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-10-09 17:08:35
Requested 36 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
Requested 10 times
ops-#ubuntu-beginners-team <deleted><reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bodhizazen, nhandler, paultag, Rocket2DMn, ibuclaw, cprofitt, Tronyx, Hellow, Silver-Fox-, PabloRubianes, or DarkwingDuck! Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:52:26
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-05-05 20:23:11
Requested 1 times
ops-#ubuntu-beginners-wiki <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - nhandler, zkriesse, or swoody! Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:54:51
Requested 0 times
hi-#xubuntu hi-#lubuntu hello-#xubuntu <reply> Hi!, Welcome to $chan! Feel free to ask questions and help people out. The channel guidelines are at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines. Enjoy your stay! Added by Seeker`
Date: 2010-09-28 11:58:56
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-27 17:01:15
Requested 529 times
softsources <reply> Looking for your Software Sources menu item in Ubuntu 10.10/11.04? For a simple way to enable the menu item see http://tinyurl.com/24jxd6t - More information at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 16:02:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-03 16:12:39
Requested 23 times
askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
Requested 31 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 3073 times
botdoc <reply> Documentation on the custom plugins for ubottu and clones is located at https://ubottu.com/devel/wiki/Plugins | Documentation for the official !Supybot plugins is located at https://ubottu.com/devel/supydoc/ Added by tsimpson_
Date: 2010-10-21 19:00:40
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:04:41
Requested 13 times
unity <reply> Unity is a graphical shell for the GNOME desktop environment. Ubuntu used it by default from 11.04 to 17.04. For more information, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-28 13:43:01
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-28 06:50:19
Requested 797 times
lococouncil-#ubuntu-locoteams <deleted><reply>The Loco Council is huats, czajkowski, itnet7, SergioMeneses, coolbhavi and effiejayx - they are there to help, just ask! :) You can send them an email at loco-council@lists.ubuntu.com Added by jussi
Date: 2010-10-28 15:42:02
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2012-10-21 20:58:32
Requested 19 times
mouse-#kubuntu doubleclick-#kubuntu <reply> You can find mouse-related settings in System Settings -> Keyboard & Mouse Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-10-30 01:36:15
Requested 4 times
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
Requested 10 times
metalink <reply> A Metalink is a file which lists places (web mirrors, torrents) where a given file can be obtained, making downloads faster and more reliable. Metalink software and Ubuntu releases as metalinks: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Metalink Added by Pici
Date: 2010-11-02 13:15:09
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-11-02 14:10:58
Requested 11 times
googlearth <reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (as in price), for Linux. To download it see http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository. - If Google Earth crashes on start, download version 5.1 instead of 5.2 from the website. Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-11-06 08:59:27
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-11-06 09:00:16
Requested 5 times
stats-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Some fun statistics for this channel can be found on http://ircstats.tonyyarusso.com/ubuntu-offtopic.html Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2010-11-20 08:07:19
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-28 03:13:12
Requested 193 times
plymouth <reply> Plymouth is an application that runs very early in the boot process (even before the root filesystem is mounted!) that provides a graphical boot animation while the boot process happens in the background. To change your Plymouth theme use « sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth && sudo update-initramfs -u » Added by Pici
Date: 2010-12-02 14:07:39
Last edited by Jordan_U
Date: 2013-04-29 00:05:35
Requested 161 times
encyclopedia <reply> See https://ubottu.com/devel/wiki/Plugins#Encyclopedia for usage information on the Encyclopedia factoid plugin Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-12-14 02:58:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:33
Requested 16 times
papercut <reply>A papercut is a trivially fixable usability bug in a central Ubuntu component. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PaperCut for more info Added by jussi
Date: 2010-12-27 18:28:44
Requested 4 times
misspelling m$ windoze winblows misspellings <reply> Please don't use silly misspellings to denigrate other operating systems. It makes users of that system feel attacked and hurts Ubuntu advocacy by making the community look unreasonable. Added by rww
Date: 2010-12-28 06:29:25
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-24 21:36:17
Requested 134 times
cloud <reply> Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure is a ready to deploy Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) based on OpenStack. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure for further details. Added by elky
Date: 2011-01-03 04:00:07
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-01-26 20:22:26
Requested 90 times
eucalyptus <reply> Eucalyptus is the basis of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, which was used in Ubuntu prior to 11.10. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEC for more information, and !cloud for the current Ubuntu cloud solution. Added by elky
Date: 2011-01-03 04:00:20
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-01-26 20:22:03
Requested 1 times
8ball-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Outlook not so good. mutt better. Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-05 08:29:01
Requested 13 times
lockdown <reply> Looking to lockdown your users' GNOME environment? Check out http://library.gnome.org/admin/deployment-guide/ - GNOME's Sysadmin guide may also be helpful: http://library.gnome.org/admin/system-admin-guide/stable/ Added by Pici
Date: 2011-01-11 17:08:28
Requested 14 times
oneko-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> oneko is the cat of cats, the loler with minions, the sudo apt-get installable one, the cat of our times, but not the cat of the command line! Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-23 04:44:06
Requested 6 times
shells shell-policy <reply> Is your shell provider banned in Ubuntu channels? See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ShellPolicy for shell provider requirements and how to resolve the situation with your provider. Added by topyli
Date: 2011-01-23 18:53:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-01-23 18:57:20
Requested 16 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
arm <reply> ARM is a specific (RISC) processor architecture used in a variety of applications such as handhelds and networkdevices. For more information see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM . For ARM specific support, stop by the #ubuntu-arm channel. Added by jussi
Date: 2011-01-29 13:25:50
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-01-29 13:52:47
Requested 307 times
tasksel <reply>Tasksel is a Debian/Ubuntu tool that installs multiple related packages as a co-ordinated "task" onto your system, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Tasksel for more information. Use tasksel only to INSTALL tasks, not to remove them. It will remove every package listed within the removed task! see https://launchpad.net/bugs/574287 Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-02-10 13:14:44
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2011-02-10 14:08:44
Requested 72 times
matlab <reply> MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks. More info and install instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB Added by gpc
Date: 2011-02-12 16:32:02
Last edited by gpc
Date: 2011-02-12 16:41:59
Requested 31 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
xy <reply> The XY problem is when you need to do X, and you think you can use Y to do X, so you ask about how to do Y, when what you really should do is state what your X problem is. There may be a Z solution that is even better than Y, but nobody can suggest it if X is never mentioned. Added by jrib
Date: 2011-02-28 20:13:32
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2011-02-28 20:42:15
Requested 119 times
awesomeness-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Ubuntu! Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:46:47
Requested 4 times
awesomeness-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Kubuntu! Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:46:57
Requested 1 times
rainbow-#ubuntu-offtopic peace-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> 06G13i05v04e 07p08e03a09c10e 11a 02c12h06a13n05c04e07! 08M03a09k10e 11c02o12l06o13r05s 04n07o08t 03w09a10r11! 02♥ Added by rww
Date: 2011-03-04 06:17:01
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-01-03 01:19:06
Requested 179 times
11.10 <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) was the fifteenth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on May 9, 2013. See !upgrade, !lts and !eol for more details. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-03-07 17:32:51
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2013-06-17 19:26:23
Requested 119 times
oneiric oneric ocelot <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) was the fifteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on May 9th 2013, see https://ubottu.com/y/oneiric for more details. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-03-07 17:33:42
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:40
Requested 475 times
stats-#ubuntu-uk <reply> Statistics for #ubuntu-uk: http://ubuntu-uk.org/ircstats/ Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-11 13:47:49
Requested 3 times

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