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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
maverick meerkat 10.10 <reply> Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) was the thirteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on April 10th, 2012, see https://ubottu.com/y/maverick for details. Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-02 11:18:59
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:05
Requested 949 times
mavrick <reply> It is spelt !mavERick :) Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-02 11:21:35
Requested 5 times
maybe <reply> See !lies Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-27 22:47:38
Requested 13 times
md5 verify <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which an MD5 checksum is provided), see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM or http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/answers/LQ_ISO/Checking_the_md5sum_in_Windows Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:00:46
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:52:54
Requested 3565 times
md5sum checksum <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which a checksum is provided), see https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/how-to-verify-ubuntu Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-21 05:40:18
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2020-08-15 00:12:40
Requested 451 times
md5sums <reply> See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes for the md5sums of Ubuntu discs. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-10-19 23:52:07
Requested 197 times
mda <reply> A Mail Delivery Agent (MDA) is the server software for local delivery and rewriting of messages. The default MDA (and !MTA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("procmail" or "dovecot" can also be used). See also !MailServer and !MUA Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:27:06
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:29:37
Requested 22 times
mds <reply> Microarchitectural Data Sampling is a security issue with Intel processors. Update your system to receive the kernel and microcode patches. Visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/MDS for more info and recommendations. Added by dax
Date: 2019-05-15 16:56:23
Requested 7 times
meaningoflife <reply>42. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-06-29 08:14:38
Requested 9 times
medibuntu w32codecs <reply>The Medibuntu project has come to an end and its repository is no longer maintained and is offline. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-22 19:29:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-11-25 18:30:11
Requested 2803 times
meeting-#kubuntu <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/Meetings Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-04 12:52:59
Requested 0 times
meeting-#kubuntu-devel <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/Meetings Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-04 12:53:27
Requested 5 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
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
meeting-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Next scheduled Xubuntu community meeting and the agenda can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings Added by knome
Date: 2013-11-14 15:23:06
Requested 2 times
meetingology a bot that runs !meetings and produces minutes - information at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/meetingology Added by elky
Date: 2011-09-06 07:24:08
Requested 6 times
meetings meeting ircmeetings <reply> Team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting - See « /msg $nick logs » for transcripts. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-01-07 15:49:31
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:57:26
Requested 62 times
meetings-#edubuntu meeting-#edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu meetings are (usually) held weekly on Wednesdays, alternating between 12:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC. « @schedule » may show when the next one will be, otherwise check the !fridge. All welcome! Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-19 06:35:59
Last edited by bimberi
Date: 2007-05-02 22:57:54
Requested 6 times
meetings-#xubuntu-devel meetings-#xubuntu meetings-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Xubuntu community meetings are held in #xubuntu-devel - See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings for meeting times, agenda and meeting archive - Other team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting, see !logs for more Added by knome
Date: 2015-12-06 18:23:45
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-12-06 18:27:43
Requested 0 times
meltdown kpti <reply> Meltdown is a security issue with (primarily) Intel processors. It's mitigated by kernel patches named KPTI. Ubuntu released them in security updates for 14.04, 16.04, and 17.10. 17.04 will not receive this update. 18.04 will ship with kernel 4.15, which is patched already. 16.04 has updates for Linux 4.4 (release) and 4.13 (HWE), installs with 4.10 should upgrade to 4.13. See also !spectre, !nopti Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-03 22:56:33
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:35:19
Requested 54 times
member newmember <reply> Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 22:59:31
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-03-03 21:05:04
Requested 806 times
membership <reply>Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership/NewMember Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-22 16:02:33
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-04 22:29:06
Requested 93 times
membership-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Service guarantees citizenship! Added by rww
Date: 2016-02-07 03:59:02
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-08-05 17:26:18
Requested 3 times
membershipboard <reply> The Membership Board consists of ahoneybun, cwayne18, elacheche, hggdh, IdleOne, iulian, jcastro, Kilos, marcoceppi, popey, rickspencer3, s-fox, toddy and wxl - they are here to help, just ask! :) You can also send them an email at ubuntu-membership-boards@lists.ubuntu.com Added by Pici
Date: 2015-12-03 18:10:48
Requested 1 times
memory ram mem <reply> If you are wondering why some tools report your system has very little free memory, have a look at http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:15:41
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2014-08-21 17:42:29
Requested 668 times
men-#ubuntu-women men-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> Yes, men exist within the Ubuntu Women Project. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-08-13 21:38:19
Requested 13 times
mentor-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Looking for a helping hand with bug triage? Read the wiki for information about requesting a bugsquad mentor: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad/Mentors Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-13 14:16:40
Requested 2 times
mentors-#ubuntu-motu <reply> for initial mentoring to introduce you to the MOTU world check out https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/Mentoring/Contributor Added by LaserJock
Date: 2006-07-13 21:55:22
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-08-22 00:36:17
Requested 2 times
menueditor-#xubuntu <reply> To edit the menus in Xubuntu, use the preinstalled menu editor MenuLibre. Read more about MenuLibre at https://smdavis.us/projects/menulibre/ Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-02 23:53:10
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-03 21:34:39
Requested 4 times
merging merge-o-matic merge <reply>Merging is the process of including changes from other distributions (most commonly Debian) into Ubuntu packages, and is typically a major focus at the beginning of each Ubuntu development cycle. Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopment/Merging for more information. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-12-02 03:01:28
Requested 13 times
meta <deleted><reply> If you would like to help in #*ubuntu* but it just goes too fast to spot interesting questions, try joining #ubuntu-meta and watching for questions there (note that it is NOT a support channel, however, and questions should still be answered in #*ubuntu*) Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-01 22:30:19
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-19 19:56:09
Requested 62 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
metapackage meta-package <reply> A meta-package is a package that simply depends upon other packages and brings them in. It's not a real package, but a very useful package that can drag in other package versions. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:22:35
Requested 176 times
metisse <deleted><reply>Metisse is Mandriva's composite window manager. For more information, see http://www.mandriva.com/projects/metisse Added by apokryphos
Date: 2007-02-03 16:28:34
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:46:33
Requested 14 times
mibbit <deleted><reply> freenode no longer supports connections from mibbit. See http://blog.freenode.net/?p=254 for more details. freenode help in #freenode Added by Pici
Date: 2009-06-19 13:33:01
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-03-29 20:05:34
Requested 8 times
midi <reply> Trouble playing MIDI files? Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MidiSoftwareSynthesisHowTo Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:49:56
Requested 338 times
minimal mini mini.iso miniiso minimalcd <reply> The Minimal CD image is very small in size, and it downloads most packages from the Internet during installation, allowing you to select only those you want. The installer is text based (rather than graphical as used on the Desktop DVD). See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-15 03:19:53
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-05-23 20:33:55
Requested 2603 times
mint-#ubuntu-fi <reply> Linux Mint ei ole Ubuntun tuettu rinnakkaisjakelu. Ole hyvä ja hae tukea kanavalta #linuxmint-help palvelimella irc.spotchat.org Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-06-09 17:44:55
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:34:11
Requested 8 times
mir <reply> Mir is a display server developed by Canonical and Ubuntu. From Ubuntu 17.04 ( Zesty Zapus ) onward, emphasis has shifted to embedded devices and applications, notably UBports as stated by Mark Shuttleworth ( https://plus.google.com/+MarkShuttleworthCanonical/posts/7LYubpaHUHH ). Regular Ubuntu 17.10 onwards will use GNOME. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-01-14 19:11:47
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:22:31
Requested 204 times
mirrorstatus <reply> A list of official repository mirrors and their statuses can be found at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archivemirrors Added by Pici
Date: 2009-10-07 23:59:20
Requested 47 times
mirspec <deleted><reply> Details about Mir can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mir/Spec Added by genii
Date: 2015-06-10 20:59:40
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:17:20
Requested 2 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
mix frankenubuntu <reply> it is usually a very bad idea to mix packages from different releases (or Linux distributions), and it is completely unsupported Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-18 23:06:55
Requested 26 times
mjg59 <reply> mjg59 says that !ultamatix is "nowhere near the most condescending or belittling thing I've written about someone else's software." Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-11-05 09:29:17
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-26 02:21:06
Requested 6 times
mkusb a frontend to !dd, the bit-by-bit command line utility. For more information see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb Added by wxl
Date: 2017-03-16 19:44:52
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2017-03-16 23:56:10
Requested 4 times
mldonkey a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols, available in !Universe as 'mldonkey-server'. Clients include mkdonkey-gui (GTK) and KMLDonkey (KDE). See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MLDonkey - See also !P2P Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:31:31
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:33:20
Requested 7 times
mobile <deleted><reply>Learn more about Ubuntu Mobile at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MobileAndEmbedded Added by Amaranth
Date: 2007-07-14 05:17:59
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 03:08:09
Requested 66 times
moblock <reply> info in detail is on this wiki page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MoBlock Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-03-01 00:59:27
Requested 13 times
modeabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ops are bored and having a bit of fun... bear with us... they'll find something to code soon enough... Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-01-15 22:49:43
Requested 13 times

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