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mainline kernel-mainline <reply> The kernel team supply continuous mainline kernel builds which can be useful for tracking down issues or testing recent changes in the Linux kernel. More information is available at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-10 12:07:20
Requested 699 times
gnome3-#ubuntu+1 <reply> Oneiric will use GNOME 3.x packages. The 3.x packages will be landing soon, if not yet updated, it'll happen soonish. You can also help the desktop team update packages, ask in #ubuntu-desktop for more info on helping the team. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-04-11 14:33:42
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2011-05-15 09:38:27
Requested 42 times
dock docks <reply> Ubuntu includes several dock-like navigation bars. Some options are: avant-window-navigator, cairo-dock, docky (formerly part of gnome-do), stalonetray, simdock, kdocker, kooldock. Added by rww
Date: 2011-04-11 20:02:34
Requested 70 times
olf <reply> Ohio LinuxFest is September 9-11, 2011 in Columbus Ohio. http://ohiolinux.org Added by maco
Date: 2011-04-11 20:08:00
Requested 1 times
nasty <reply> It is spelt !naTTy :) Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-11 20:25:54
Requested 6 times
grub1 <reply>grub 1 is the default boot manager for Ubuntu releases before 9.10 (Karmic). Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreGrub - GRUB how-tos: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto - See !grub for Karmic onwards Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-04-15 11:24:05
Requested 24 times
ubuntutweak <reply> Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that automates some things; however, it is potentially dangerous, and an informal review of its code is pending. Most of the things it does can be done by the use of other tools. Please don't ask for or provide support for it in Ubuntu support channels. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-19 20:41:02
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-03-09 22:37:31
Requested 35 times
lynch idleone <deleted><reply> Resigned to their fate, IdleOne is led to the gallows. After death, it is discovered they were a wolf. Added by rww
Date: 2011-04-26 23:28:24
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-09-14 00:01:05
Requested 3 times
arb <reply> The Application Review Board is responsible for vetting applications to be added to stable releases through the Post-Release Apps Process -- https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PostReleaseApps/Process Added by maco
Date: 2011-04-28 06:57:01
Requested 1 times
gnome3 <reply> GNOME 3 is the desktop environment on which Unity is based. To use GNOME Shell instead of Unity, install the "gnome-shell" package and investigate "gnome-tweak-tool". GNOME 3 is not supported under Natty/11.04, and may break your system if installed from alternate sources. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-04-28 14:20:10
Last edited by pangolin
Date: 2011-10-19 15:07:19
Requested 513 times
classic <deleted><reply> The default interface in Ubuntu 11.04 is !Unity. To switch back to regular !GNOME: log out, click your username, click the Session box at the bottom of the screen, and select "Ubuntu Classic". For 11.10, see !notunity Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-30 23:48:42
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2018-05-15 17:37:59
Requested 701 times
bootinfoscript <reply> To diagnose boot issues, you can use the Boot Info Script available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/bootinfoscript/ Run the script with !sudo and then look at RESULTS.txt (or !pastebin it for others to look at). Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-05 00:47:20
Requested 21 times
bootinfo <reply> Boot info script is a useful script for diagnosing boot problems. Please run the script following the directions here: http://bootinfoscript.sourceforge.net/ and then !pastebin the RESULTS.txt for us to use to help diagnose your problem. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-05 00:52:49
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2015-01-06 20:49:53
Requested 336 times
partialupgrade <deleted><reply> Partial upgrades offered by update-manager, or excessive removals by "apt-get dist-upgrade" are often due to repository inconsistencies, the best fix is often to simply wait, see http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1751299 for more info. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-19 15:13:08
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-05-19 15:31:09
Requested 2 times
partialupgrade-#ubuntu+1 partial-#ubuntu+1 <reply> Partial upgrades during the develpment cycle, or excessive removals are often due to repository inconsistencies, the best fix is often to simply wait. See http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1751299 for more info. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-19 15:31:33
Requested 2 times
poweruser <reply> If you are interested in helping the Ubuntu Power User community or want more information /join #ubuntu-power-users Also see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerUsers Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-19 19:16:29
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-19 22:52:17
Requested 2 times
biting-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Biting is excellent! It's like kissing, only there's a winner! Added by rww
Date: 2011-05-19 22:06:42
Requested 6 times
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
Requested 10 times
petition <reply> We appreciate your effort to bring issues you find important to attention; however, this channel's policy is to keep it strictly about Ubuntu technical support. You may try #ubuntu-offtopic instead (but try at least to participate in any conversation that ensues), or other venues. Added by LjL
Date: 2011-05-24 19:49:36
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-24 19:55:28
Requested 1 times
pwreset <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LostPassword Added by Corey
Date: 2011-05-24 20:01:29
Requested 14 times
zentyal ebox a web-based GUI interface for administering a server. It is designed to work with Ubuntu/Debian style configuration management. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Zentyal (Project formally known as eBox - including in Lucid/10.04). Added by Daviey
Date: 2011-05-24 23:17:48
Last edited by Daviey
Date: 2011-05-24 23:27:59
Requested 221 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
surround <reply> If you're having trouble getting surround sound working in Ubuntu, try the instructions on this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SurroundSound Added by LjL
Date: 2011-05-30 19:14:25
Requested 5 times
oniric <deleted><reply> It's onEirIc! Added by rww
Date: 2011-05-30 23:13:33
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-30 23:14:24
Requested 0 times
onirc <reply> It's onEirIc! Added by rww
Date: 2011-05-30 23:13:54
Requested 7 times
pamerror pamerr <reply> If you're receiving 404 errors while updating pam today, the developers have identified a package regression and have pulled the update. For details see https://launchpad.net/bugs/790538 Added by Pici
Date: 2011-05-31 13:02:22
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-05-31 13:09:22
Requested 26 times
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
Requested 10 times
weather-#ubuntu-offtopic attic-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue. Added by Flannel
Date: 2011-06-07 03:11:58
Requested 30 times
purelxde purelubuntu <reply>If you want to remove all !KDE, !GNOME and !XFCE packages and have a default !Lubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purelxde » Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-10 05:24:01
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-10 05:24:56
Requested 121 times
purge-ppa <reply>To disable a PPA from your sources and revert your packages back to default Ubuntu packages, install ppa-purge and use the command: « sudo ppa-purge ppa:<repository-name>/<subdirectory> » – For more information, see http://www.webupd8.org/2009/12/remove-ppa-repositories-via-command.html Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-14 07:13:09
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-14 07:19:19
Requested 1192 times
nomodeset <reply> Systems with certain graphics chipsets may not boot properly out of the box. "Temporarily Add a Kernel Boot Parameter for Testing" as discussed at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters to add the "nomodeset" parameter there. Added by oCean
Date: 2011-06-26 11:54:38
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2020-01-14 00:59:37
Requested 3193 times
bugresponses-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Several templates for Bug Squad bug responses are available at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Responses Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-06-26 23:41:17
Requested 1 times
botbugs <reply> Bugs in or wishlist items for the Ubuntu IRC Bots can be filed at http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-bots - For requesting new factoids, see !usage Added by Pici
Date: 2011-06-28 12:39:34
Requested 3 times
banhammer-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>http://i.imgur.com/BkaOF.png Added by Flannel
Date: 2011-07-04 05:30:37
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-16 04:01:07
Requested 6 times
es-#xubuntu <deleted><reply> En la mayoría de los canales de Ubuntu, se habla sólo en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español entre al canal #xubuntu-es; escriba "/join #xubuntu-es" (sin comillas) y presione intro. Si nadie responde, puedes intentar preguntando en #ubuntu-es. Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-07 02:35:54
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-08-26 21:37:34
Requested 119 times
hi-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>shfihgbwjehrg to you! Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-07 03:34:17
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-20 02:50:37
Requested 16 times
kernel-faq <reply> A list of common questions about the Ubuntu Kernel can be found in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/FAQ Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-07-08 09:10:03
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:46:02
Requested 4 times
muon <reply> Muon is the current Kubuntu package manager. Please see http://jontheechidna.wordpress.com/2010/07/05/introducing-qapt-and-the-muon-package-manager/ for an overview Added by genii-around
Date: 2011-07-08 15:24:38
Requested 40 times
oppression-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Come and see the violence inherent in the system! Added by Flannel
Date: 2011-07-09 23:40:26
Requested 2 times
addppa <reply> A !ppa can be added using a single command « sudo add-apt-repository ppa:user/ppa-name » See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Ubuntu#Adding%20PPAs for more details Added by oCean
Date: 2011-07-10 12:27:52
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-09-10 02:13:04
Requested 208 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
behelpful <reply> As our !guidelines say, "When helping, be helpful". If you're not familiar with the issue at hand, let someone else handle it instead of making !offtopic comments or jokes. Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-17 23:29:29
Requested 461 times
quietwebchat <deleted><reply> To ignore joins, parts and quits from being displayed in the freenode webchat, from the menu in the upper left, select options and then tick the "Hide JOINS/PARTS/QUITS" checkbox. This setting applies to all channels that you are in. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-07-19 16:49:32
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:49
Requested 14 times
intentions <deleted><reply> I've heard that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. This saying is thought to have originated with Saint Bernard of Clairvaux who wrote, "L'enfer est plein de bonnes volontés et désirs" (hell is full of good wishes and desires). Don't buy it? It has scientific backing! See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_road_to_hell_is_paved_with_good_intentions#Studies Added by elky
Date: 2011-07-21 07:58:14
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2014-06-02 11:31:19
Requested 4 times
test-#ubuntu-bots-devel <reply> test $nick $chan $curLTS $who Added by m4v
Date: 2011-08-03 20:29:12
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2011-08-03 20:36:51
Requested 15 times
daily-#xubuntu <reply>Daily builds of the CD images for the current development version of Xubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/daily-live/current/ Added by Pici
Date: 2011-08-11 18:08:51
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-07 04:57:32
Requested 17 times
themes-#xubuntu xfce-themes themes-#xubuntu-devel <reply> To change your theme in Xubuntu, go to Settings Manager -> Appearance (tabs Style, Icons) and/or Settings Manager -> Window Manager (tab Style). Starting with Xubuntu 13.10, you can control some of your theme colors from Settings Manager -> Theme Configuration. Added by knome
Date: 2011-08-13 12:48:11
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-10-14 20:18:51
Requested 44 times
session-#xubuntu <reply> To clear your session, go to Settings > Settings Manager > Session and Startup (tab Session), quit any programs you don't want to open and click "Save Session". The next time you log out, uncheck the "Save session for future logins" -checkbox from the quit menu. Added by knome
Date: 2011-08-16 09:38:38
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-08-16 10:12:08
Requested 5 times
eir <deleted>a utility bot for managing ban expiration. For usage instructions, see http://freenode.net/eir.shtml . For source code, see https://dev.freenode.net/redmine/projects/eir Added by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 06:47:14
Last edited by ezri
Date: 2016-03-09 21:24:02
Requested 29 times

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