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fr-#lubuntu <reply> Dans cette chaîne lubuntu, seul l'anglais est parlé. Si vous cherchez de l'aide en français, entrez le canal #lubuntu-fr; tapez "/join #lubuntu-fr" (sans les guillemets) et appuyez sur Entrée. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 02:26:23
Requested 1 times
fr-#lubuntu-devel <reply> Dans cette chaîne lubuntu, seul l'anglais est parlé. Si vous cherchez de l'aide en français, entrez le canal #lubuntu-fr; tapez "/join #lubuntu-fr" (sans les guillemets) et appuyez sur Entrée. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:23:18
Requested 0 times
fr-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> Dans cette chaîne lubuntu, seul l'anglais est parlé. Si vous cherchez de l'aide en français, entrez le canal #lubuntu-fr; tapez "/join #lubuntu-fr" (sans les guillemets) et appuyez sur Entrée. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:23:28
Requested 0 times
fr-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ce canal est en anglais uniquement. Si vous voulez discuter en francais, merci de rejoindre #ubuntu-fr-offtopic Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-18 00:59:23
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-10-04 21:53:25
Requested 99 times
framebuffer <deleted><reply> Information about changing your framebuffer modes in GRUB can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FrameBuffer#grub Added by Spec
Date: 2006-09-07 18:25:15
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2015-09-14 20:52:56
Requested 242 times
freedom free <reply> freedom is important. Ubuntu is as free as we can make it, which means mostly free software. See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html and http://www.ubuntu.com/project/about-ubuntu/licensing Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:51:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 22:37:39
Requested 559 times
freenode <deleted><reply> freenode is the IRC network that you're on! - See http://freenode.net/project - - freenode has policies that govern how people should use the network which can be read at http://freenode.net/policies - The Ubuntuchannels on freenode also have their own !Guidelines Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:37:12
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:23
Requested 414 times
freenx nx <reply> FreeNX is advanced remote desktop technology. For more information and install instructions, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FreeNX Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:42:35
Requested 822 times
freespeech free speech freedomofspeech freedom of speech <reply> Please don't pepper the channel with cries of buzzwords like "free speech!", especially when you don't know what they mean or if they're applicable to the current situation. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2008-01-01 20:07:55
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:45:40
Requested 87 times
fridge <reply> The Fridge is the Ubuntu's Community News website, and can be found at http://fridge.ubuntu.com Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:02:27
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-10-11 14:21:08
Requested 38 times
frostwire a totally open source !bittorrent client, based on Vuze, the Azureus BitTorrent Engine. For installation help, please see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FrostWire Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-26 15:50:29
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-09-07 11:28:42
Requested 917 times
fsck the FileSystem ChecKer, which runs automatically when you boot if you didn't shutdown cleanly. Type "man fsck" for information on running it manually. The command "sudo touch /forcefsck && sudo shutdown -r now" will force a reboot and a filesystem check; "sudo touch /fastboot" will skip a filesystem check at next reboot Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-13 20:01:03
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-05-04 07:55:19
Requested 1046 times
fsf The Free Software Foundation. See http://www.fsf.org/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:01:34
Requested 23 times
fstab /etc/fstab drives <reply> The /etc/fstab file indicates how drive partitions are to be used or otherwise integrated into the file system. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Fstab and http://www.pclosmag.com/html/Issues/200709/page07.html and !Partitions Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:30:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-30 18:49:45
Requested 3139 times
ftbs an Acronym for Failed To Build from Source Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-09-23 01:03:14
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:27:33
Requested 13 times
ftp ftp clients ftp client <reply> FTP clients: Nautilus (Places -> Connect to server), gFTP, FileZilla (for !GNOME); Konqueror, Kasablanca, KFTPGrabber (for !KDE); FireFTP (for Firefox); ftp, lftp (for !cli) - See also !FTPd Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-24 06:50:53
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-04-11 01:58:22
Requested 1051 times
ftpd ftp servers ftp server ftp-server <reply> FTP servers: ftpd, proftpd, pure-ftpd, twoftpd, vsftpd, MuddleFTPd, wzdftpd - Graphical front-ends: PureAdmin, GProftpd (for GNOME), KcmPureftpd (for !KDE) - See also !FTP Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:16:36
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-10-23 18:42:41
Requested 640 times
fuchs-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> http://i.imgur.com/b3mcM.jpg (not on fire) Added by rww
Date: 2014-09-17 15:29:16
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2015-03-11 22:42:24
Requested 11 times
fud <reply>Please do not fall prey to, or spread FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) - it is not welcome here! Please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear,_uncertainty_and_doubt Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-08-06 17:03:48
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2008-08-31 23:44:02
Requested 188 times
fuse captive <reply> FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) is a !kernel driver that allows non-root users to create their own filesystems. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filesystem_in_Userspace for more on FUSE. Some examples of filesystems that use FUSE are !ntfs-3g, sshfs and isofs. A full list of Filesystems that use FUSE is here: http://fuse.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/FileSystems Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:48:16
Last edited by Amaranth
Date: 2007-08-07 14:36:30
Requested 1130 times
fusesmb-#xubuntu <reply>fusesmb is a tool that allows easy access to shared folders (smb) on a network. Links with more info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FuseSmb Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-09-17 19:48:34
Requested 25 times
games nexuiz wow warcraft et fun doom doom3 <reply> Information about games on Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Games and http://www.icculus.org/lgfaq/gamelist.php and http://www.penguspy.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:02:03
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-11-28 15:38:44
Requested 2321 times
gary <deleted><reply> be afraid, be *very* afraid Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-12-27 10:20:10
Last edited by Pricey
Date: 2009-06-13 13:19:35
Requested 64 times
gconf-editor a graphical tool used to maintain the GNOME desktop environment registry. For more info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GConfEditor Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-19 09:09:02
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:34:05
Requested 10 times
gdesklets <deleted><reply> gDesklets provides an advanced architecture for desktop applets -- tiny displays sitting on your desktop in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness. Homepage is http://gdesklets.gnomedesktop.org/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:53:11
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:40:38
Requested 102 times
gdm2setup <reply> Up to Oneiric, GDM was used as the login manager. You can configure your GDM options, including the wallpaper and theme, with gdm2setup. See https://launchpad.net/gdm2setup for more information and installation instructions.~ Added by knome
Date: 2011-08-27 21:18:55
Requested 3 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
gender <reply>yes, I can confirm I am a female bot :) Added by jussi01
Date: 2009-02-03 08:13:42
Requested 502 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
genii <deleted><reply> See !coffee Added by genii
Date: 2009-06-27 04:56:57
Last edited by genii
Date: 2010-03-10 15:30:51
Requested 10 times
gentoo-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> http://makelinuxgreatagain.com Added by dax
Date: 2016-04-13 05:40:24
Requested 1 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
get_iplayer http://linuxcentre.net/get_iplayer/ a small perl script which can download content from BBC iPlayer and ITV catch up services. Added by popey
Date: 2009-04-05 22:23:20
Requested 5 times
gettingstarted <reply> A great place to start your MOTU adventure is https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/GettingStarted Added by nickrud
Date: 2008-07-21 05:01:13
Requested 9 times
ghost ircghost <reply> If you own an IRC nick that is currently being used, you can make it change nicks by typing: «/msg NickServ release <nick> <password>» - If you have a dead (ghost) connection, you can make it quit by typing: «/msg nickserv ghost <nick> <password>» - Further help in #libera Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:42:30
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:31
Requested 314 times
gift a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols by means of plug-ins. It's available in !Universe. Clients include gifTui, giFToxic (GTK), Apollon (KDE), giFTcurs (terminal-based) - See also !P2P Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:35:09
Requested 12 times
gimp an advanced image manipulation application for Ubuntu. See http://www.gimp.org for tutorials and more information. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 13:28:30
Requested 346 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
girl girls <reply> Girls exist on the internet. See http://www.escapistmagazine.com/print/17/27 | http://www.xkcd.com/322/ | For more interesting reading: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Encourage-Women-Linux-HOWTO/ Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-08-12 09:12:44
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-08-08 15:33:44
Requested 435 times
girls-#ubuntuforums <deleted><reply> girls are the #1 reason for distractions Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-01-16 16:40:01
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-25 18:48:57
Requested 25 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 184 times
give me a test <reply> Oh no, I won't, I'm not like some of those nasty scripts' users! Added by LjL
Date: 2009-01-22 02:28:48
Requested 52 times
gksudo gksu <reply> gksudo was a way to run graphical applications as root. It should no longer be used. Use !pkexec instead. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:46:23
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-08-29 19:39:52
Requested 2019 times
gmail a webmail service. For information on using it with Evolution see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingGmailWithEvolution Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-28 02:16:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:43
Requested 70 times
gnash <reply> Gnash is an open-source Flash replacement. It is still beta software. For current status or for more info http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/ Added by nalioth
Date: 2006-12-24 19:11:58
Last edited by pangolin
Date: 2012-02-09 18:09:58
Requested 484 times
gnome <reply> GNOME was the default desktop environment on Ubuntu up to 10.10. To install the GNOME Shell, type [ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ] in a !terminal. For the GNOME-based !flavor of Ubuntu, see !ubuntu-gnome Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:02:05
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-24 02:04:30
Requested 1316 times
gnome2 <reply> The GNOME Foundation has ceased support for GNOME 2, and as such it is not in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot). See !notunity for an alternative desktop experience. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-10-13 18:30:20
Requested 124 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
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
gnu <reply> G(NU's) N(ot) U(nix). A project that aimed to develop a complete operating system of Free Software, which Ubuntu is based on. See http://gnu.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:01:36
Requested 238 times

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