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gnutella <reply> Some Gnutella clients: GTK-Gnutella (GTK, stand-alone), gifTui, giFToxic (GTK, based on giFT), Apollon (KDE, based on giFT), mldonkey-gui (GTK, based on MLDonkey), KMLDonkey (KDE, based on MLDonkey) - See also !P2P Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-28 20:01:51
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-09-07 11:30:12
Requested 55 times
gobby multiplayer gedit Added by Mez
Date: 2009-03-03 20:18:24
Requested 13 times
gobuntu <deleted>a freedom-focused flavour of Ubuntu intended for experienced Linux enthusiasts. See http://www.ubuntu.com/products/whatisubuntu/gobuntu for more information and download mirrors.. Added by Spec
Date: 2007-10-16 20:06:59
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 03:05:38
Requested 78 times
goodbotuse <deleted>please do "!factoid > user" see here: for more details: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/goodbotuse Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-02-25 13:14:01
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-01-17 10:56:49
Requested 77 times
goodquestion gq betterquestion <reply> Are you sure your question allows us to help you? Please read http://www.sabi.co.uk/Notes/linuxHelpAsk.html to understand how to ask a 'better' question. Added by LjL-Temp
Date: 2008-02-28 00:52:05
Last edited by LjL-Temp
Date: 2008-02-28 01:32:09
Requested 245 times
google lmgtfy <reply> While Google is useful for helpers, many newer users don't have the google-fu yet. Please don't tell people to "google it" when they ask a question. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-02 10:43:18
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-07-08 08:31:37
Requested 2072 times
google earth <deleted><reply> Google Earth is now available, for free (only as in price), for Linux, too. To download it see http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html - A package for Ubuntu is available in the !Medibuntu repository Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:38:45
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:38:20
Requested 292 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
googleearth earth <reply> Google Earth is available as the package "googleearth-package" in !Multiverse. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GoogleEarth Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:38:52
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:38:33
Requested 64 times
gparted a !GTK/!Gnome !GUI partitioning program. Type « sudo apt-get install gparted » in a console to install it - A GParted "live" CD is available at http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-20 21:25:05
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2009-01-08 12:18:42
Requested 1529 times
gpg trust the GNU Privacy Guard. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GnuPrivacyGuardHowto and class #8 on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ClassroomTranscripts Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-02 09:32:29
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-03-18 06:42:33
Requested 751 times
gpgerr badsig ppagpg <reply> Getting GPG errors after adding custom repositories? Find the GPG keyword for the repository (it's 437D05B5 for the standard ones) and run « sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com <key> » Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-29 17:03:36
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-11-30 02:27:36
Requested 529 times
gpl gpl3 the GNU General Public License. See http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:35:36
Requested 129 times
gps maps <reply> Street mapping and GPS navigation software available for Ubuntu includes Navit, MoNav (http://code.google.com/p/monav/), Gosmore (free vector maps from OSM), GpsDrive (GTK, raster maps, free), !GoogleEarth (Qt, proprietary vector maps, proprietary) Added by LjL
Date: 2007-03-18 14:13:20
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2011-04-30 11:45:36
Requested 16 times
gpt <reply> GPT is a partition table format. It is required to boot EFI. See also !efi Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-27 20:33:49
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-27 21:22:59
Requested 6 times
gr el greek greece <reply> #ubuntu-gr για Έλληνες χρηστές / #ubuntu-gr gia Ellhnes xrhstes Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-09 21:14:43
Last edited by housecat
Date: 2020-04-22 03:33:41
Requested 739 times
grep a command-line tool that finds a string in a file or a stream. Grep can be recursive through directories and searches can be simple or complex. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/grep Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:08:27
Last edited by elky
Date: 2017-03-15 16:21:51
Requested 9 times
grip <deleted>a ripping player and has a minor bug which can be solved by doing this "sudo ln -s /dev/hdX /dev/cdromN" where X is your hard drive and N a number Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 22:23:16
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-10-28 19:14:54
Requested 45 times
grub recoveringgrub grub floppy bootfloppy mbr fixmbr grubrepair fixgrub grub2 <reply> GRUB2 is the default Ubuntu boot manager. Lost GRUB after installing Windows? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreGrub - For more information and troubleshooting for GRUB2 please refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2 Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-22 09:44:20
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2013-02-23 17:22:10
Requested 14128 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
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 122 times
gtalk <reply> Google Talk (GTalk) is an instant messaging program from Google. Currently, Google does not have an official standalone GTalk client for Linux, but supports connections from third-party clients such as !Pidgin and !Kopete | See http://www.google.com/talk/otherclients.html for more information Added by somerville32
Date: 2007-01-09 08:44:17
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-11-13 04:33:22
Requested 32 times
gtk <reply> GTK is the !GIMP toolkit, which forms the base of !GNOME and is used by many applications to provide a !GUI Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:29:10
Requested 383 times
gui <reply> The graphical user interface (GUI) in Ubuntu is composed of many elements, including the !X server, a window manager, and a desktop environment such as !GNOME or !KDE (which themselves use the !GTK and !Qt toolkits respectively) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-14 19:56:09
Requested 207 times
guide-#ubuntu-bots-devel <reply> An old and incomplete guide for setting up a clone of ubottu is available at https://ubottu.com/guide/ Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-05-30 00:45:55
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:12
Requested 4 times
guidelines behaviour etiquette <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:48:30
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-24 04:35:22
Requested 5303 times
guidelines-#ubuntu-women guidelines-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> The guidelines for using the Ubuntu Women project channels can be found here: http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/IrcGuidelines The overall Ubuntu channel guidelines also apply and can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines Added by Flannel
Date: 2010-08-13 21:23:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:45:55
Requested 39 times
guidelines-#ubuntuforums <reply> See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines & https://launchpad.net/codeofconduct/1.0.1 Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-01-22 00:09:53
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:45:27
Requested 27 times
guishell <deleted><reply> Several "hybrid" GUI command line interfaces are in development, see: http://www.bterm.org/ - http://linux.pte.hu/~pipas/CUI/ - http://hotwire-shell.org/ Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-25 16:37:28
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:47:21
Requested 2 times
gusty <reply> It is spelt !guTSy :) Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-04-12 11:52:01
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-09-03 01:25:03
Requested 185 times
gutsy gibbon 7.10 <reply> Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) was the seventh release of Ubuntu. End Of Life: April 18th, 2009. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-04-12 10:23:51
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-04-22 17:58:07
Requested 2006 times
gutsy-#ubuntu-release-party <deleted><reply> Every time you ask the release is delayed five minutes. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2007-10-18 09:27:36
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-10-10 10:14:45
Requested 38 times
gutsysources <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 (gutsy-security) and (gutsy-updates). Added by LjL
Date: 2008-02-09 21:47:05
Last edited by Seeker`
Date: 2008-06-19 01:29:05
Requested 79 times
h8-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Hate is a thing we don't encourage - additionally, I hate HATE HATE HATE you for using txtspk, GRRRRR! Added by LjL
Date: 2013-11-07 21:47:02
Requested 1 times
hack <deleted><reply>When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the technical bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the transistor, the separate and equal station to which the laws of Moore and of Mealy's Machine entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should delcare the causes which impel them to the singularity. <deleted><reply>We hold these truths to be tautological, that all processes are created equal, that they are endowed by their Programmer with certain unreducable flags, that among these are const, static, and the pursuit of reentrancy. Added by Flannel
Date: 2014-03-30 23:48:40
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2014-03-30 23:49:35
Requested 1 times
hack-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> im in ur base hackin ur d00dz Added by Flannel
Date: 2014-03-30 23:38:15
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2014-03-30 23:48:23
Requested 2 times
hacker hacking <reply> A hacker is a person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular, as defined by Request for Comments (RFC) 1392 - i.e. a good programmer -- crackers on the other hand break systems, see also !piracy Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-21 20:34:28
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-12 12:16:51
Requested 292 times
hal open the pod bay doors-#ubuntu-offtopic in the process of being deprecated. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Halsectomy and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardware_abstraction_layer for more info. Added by Tm_T
Date: 2008-03-01 19:27:34
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:44:22
Requested 158 times
hal-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-25 17:17:03
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2014-08-15 18:16:21
Requested 14 times
hamburger-#ubuntu-ohio <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-26 03:38:49
Requested 10 times
hamburger-#ubuntuforums <reply> The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-26 03:38:02
Requested 4 times
hammertime-#ubuntu-offtopic hammertime-#ubuntustudio-devel hammertime-#ubuntu-ops <reply> ━━▊ ━━▊ ━━▊ Added by Pici
Date: 2008-05-12 17:02:18
Requested 866 times
handbrake a an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. - http://handbrake.fr Added by mneptok
Date: 2009-02-06 18:55:25
Requested 67 times
hardware hcl nic <reply> For lists of supported hardware on Ubuntu see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupport - To help debugging and improving hardware detection, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingHardwareDetection Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:02:23
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:07:30
Requested 3378 times
hardy heron 8.04 <reply> Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) was the eighth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on May 12 2011, Server support ended on May 9th 2013. See https://ubottu.com/y/hardy for more details. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-08-29 22:41:06
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:01:30
Requested 2471 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
hashes <reply> See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes for the md5sums of all downloadable Ubuntu releases Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-30 15:31:19
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-18 19:50:11
Requested 275 times
hate a thing we don't encourage - why waste your energy‽ Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-02-04 18:29:41
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-09-10 18:37:34
Requested 481 times
hdbug <reply>Ubuntu does *not* modify the settings that affect HD lifespans by default. An analysis from an Ubuntu Technical Board member and ACPI expert can be found at http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77672.html (See https://launchpad.net/bugs/59695 and http://tinyurl.com/2vyrft for more information) Added by Pici
Date: 2007-10-31 14:56:09
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:22:53
Requested 48 times
headers kernel source <reply> To install the Linux (kernel) headers, open a terminal and: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) To install headers for libraries, you need the accompanying -dev packages Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:42:46
Requested 277 times

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