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modeline <reply>A Modeline is a config line in the X server configuration file that gives info about a connected display and how to drive it at a specified display resolution. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XFree86_Modeline for more details. Here are 2 links to generate modelines which fit your monitor: http://bohne-lang.de/spec/linux/modeline/ and http://xtiming.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/xtiming.pl Added by zorglu_
Date: 2006-10-22 20:21:59
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2007-04-04 02:26:21
Requested 74 times
modem dialup dial up dial-up winmodem knetworkmanager ppp <reply>You want to connect via dial-up? Read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DialupModemHowto - Also try disabling/removing KNetworkManager if KDE applications cannot connect using dial-up Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:39:25
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-11-12 06:48:20
Requested 919 times
modules <reply> To compile modules and drivers that are not bundled with the standard kernel, for more info /msg $nick kernel , install the relevant package, usually called "<modulename>-source", and run « sudo module-assistant » (you will have to do this again after kernel updates). To prevent specific modules from loading, see /msg $nick blacklist Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-26 02:51:55
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:58:33
Requested 126 times
mol MacOnLinux. For a complete howto, visit https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacOnLinuxHowto - No longer available in 11.10 or higher, see http://bugs.debian.org/592034 Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:57:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:29
Requested 24 times
mom <reply> MoM is the Ubuntu Merge-O-Matic, a website helping the MOTUs keep Ubuntu in sync with Debian. See https://merges.ubuntu.com/ Added by Pici
Date: 2009-05-19 00:49:05
Requested 22 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
monitoring <reply> There are many ways to monitor processes, here are a few: ps, top, htop, gnome-system-monitor, lavaps, wmtop Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-13 17:55:25
Requested 29 times
moo-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> There are no easter eggs in this bot. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-02-01 20:03:32
Requested 165 times
moodin <deleted>a ksplash theme engine, enabled by default in Kubuntu Dapper, and you can grab it for Breezy here: http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=25705 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:28:38
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2009-10-06 06:08:02
Requested 7 times
moonlight silverlight <reply> For Microsoft Silverlight support, install Moonlight with the following command: « sudo apt-get install moonlight-plugin-mozilla » in a terminal. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-11-10 20:44:21
Requested 89 times
mootbot a bot to make the process of summarizing !meetings easier - Information at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ScribesTeam/MootBot Added by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 14:53:35
Requested 9 times
mornington crescent-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Here's the map: http://www.upminster.com/travel/underground.gif Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-08-05 11:57:41
Requested 10 times
motu short for Masters of the Universe. The brave souls who maintain the packages in the Universe section of Ubuntu. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:48:20
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:22
Requested 485 times
mount used to attach devices to directories. See also https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Mount Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:50:24
Last edited by Seeker`
Date: 2009-05-20 21:13:27
Requested 943 times
mount-#kubuntu <reply> Partitioning programs !PartitionManager or !GParted (see also "man mkfs" for formatting) - Mount partitions from System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Removable Devices. See also !fstab and !DiskMounter Added by Jucato
Date: 2007-04-29 15:21:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-10-30 01:48:22
Requested 221 times
mouse buttons <reply>Enabling extra mouse buttons: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ManyButtonsMouseHowto - Enabling serial mouse: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SerialMouseHowto Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-26 07:25:46
Requested 892 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
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
movelauncher launcher-position movedock <reply> To move the Unity launcher to the bottom of the screen in 16.04+, run `gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher launcher-position Bottom`. To move it to the left, run the same command with Left instead. For older Ubuntu versions, see https://askubuntu.com/questions/33605/can-i-move-the-unity-launcher Added by dax
Date: 2016-03-23 15:59:43
Requested 8 times
mozillateam <reply> Information on the Ubuntu Mozilla team can be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MozillaTeam Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-18 19:00:09
Requested 1 times
moztest mozillatest <reply> The Mozilla-testing repos can be found at: https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mozilla-daily/+archive/firefox-aurora. Please remember these are testing repos, the packages in these repos are not stable and may break things on your system. Use with caution. Please report bugs found from these packages to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MozillaTeam/Bugs Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-18 18:58:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-23 02:49:06
Requested 48 times
mplayer <deleted>a media player. It resides in the mutiverse repository and can easily be installed via applications -> add/remove. For codecs try !codecs Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-20 02:44:28
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2011-07-18 11:06:08
Requested 607 times
mplayer-fonts <reply> No fonts in mplayer? Try " sudo apt-get install mplayer-fonts " ( multiverse must be enabled see !repos ). Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-20 02:47:08
Requested 2 times
mre <reply> Micro Release Exceptions are approved by the Ubuntu Technical Board on a per-package basis for packages that cannot be acceptably handled through the Stable Release Update (!sru) process. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates/MicroReleaseExceptions for more information. Added by rww
Date: 2014-04-12 22:33:56
Requested 3 times
ms <deleted><reply> Dalam kebanyakan saluran Ubuntu, kita hanya bercakap dalam Bahasa Inggeris. Malangnya pada masa ini, kita tidak mempunyai saluran bahasa Melayu. Kami minta maaf atas ketidaknyamanannya. Jika anda boleh bercakap bahasa Inggeris, sila berbuat demikian, atau menggunakan penterjemah internet. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-09-03 21:27:54
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2011-09-03 21:44:05
Requested 2 times
mta <reply> A Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) is the server software that sends and queues mail. The default MTA (and !MDA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("exim" is also officially supported). See also !MailServer and !MUA Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 15:52:44
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:30:17
Requested 132 times
mtrr <reply> Memory Type Range Registers (MTRR) is how an operating system learns which ranges of physical memory to cache, and how. If your log says "mtrr_cleanup: can not find optimal value", read https://github.com/tomreyn/linux_mtrr_size_fix Added by hggdh
Date: 2020-07-04 15:36:04
Last edited by genii
Date: 2020-07-09 00:10:55
Requested 5 times
mtrr !mtrr <deleted>Memory Type Range Registers (MTRR) is a way for a CPU to inform the operating system which ranges of physical memory should be cached by it, and how. If your log says "mtrr_cleanup: can not find optimal value": http://web.archive.org/web/20190904223631/http://my-fuzzy-logic.de/blog/index.php?/archives/41-Solving-linux-MTRR-problems.html Added by hggdh
Date: 2020-07-04 15:35:34
Last edited by genii
Date: 2020-07-09 00:31:34
Requested 2 times
mua <reply> A Mail User Agent (MUA) is the application you use to read email messages. Examples include Evolution, !Thunderbird and mutt. MUA's are required to read mail on your system and could be compared to the mail functions of Microsoft Outlook. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 15:57:21
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-05-29 16:10:12
Requested 36 times
multijava <reply> To set which java version/implementation is to be used as default, use sudo update-java-alternatives Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:46:01
Requested 93 times
multisearch <deleted><reply> http://www.asoftsite.org/s9y/archives/162-What-is-this-Multisearch-thing-in-my-Firefox-about.html Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2009-07-30 13:44:54
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 00:00:46
Requested 5 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
mutt a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. For more Informations on how to setup see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/mutt and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mutt Added by k1l
Date: 2016-04-04 12:11:14
Requested 2 times
my <reply> bantuan bahasa melayu? sila /join #ubuntu-my Added by jrib
Date: 2008-12-02 15:34:13
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-09-03 21:49:39
Requested 85 times
my own <deleted><reply> Here you go! Added by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 23:53:10
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-11 20:27:28
Requested 4 times
myself-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I know all there is to know about myself, and more. What about you? Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-23 15:54:40
Requested 35 times
mythbuntu <reply> Mythbuntu was a former Ubuntu flavor centered upon setting up a standalone MythTV system (http://www.mythbuntu.org). MythTV can still be installed from the Ubuntu repositories or from the Mythbuntu !PPAs linked on https://launchpad.net/~mythbuntu. For MythTV discussion and support, try #mythtv-users Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-06-28 00:42:41
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-11-10 21:58:51
Requested 196 times
mythtv a TV framework for Linux - Instructions for using with Ubuntu at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MythTV - For discussion and specific support of MythTV, try #mythtv-users Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 13:14:52
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-11-10 21:49:07
Requested 517 times
mythtv-mysql <reply>Having issues with 'access denied for user 'mythtv'@'localhost' (using password: YES), please see: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=3691155&postcount=4 Added by Madpilot
Date: 2007-11-03 03:33:25
Requested 5 times
nalioth <reply> Sorry, nalioth's repository is no longer available. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-18 16:48:37
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-23 16:58:55
Requested 23 times
names <reply> Ubuntu has an $adjective $animal naming scheme, summarized (and with a list of suggested words which you can add to) at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DevelopmentCodeNames Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-13 06:43:42
Requested 67 times
nasty <reply> It is spelt !naTTy :) Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-11 20:25:54
Requested 6 times
natty narwhal <reply> Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was the fourteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on 2012-10-28, see https://ubottu.com/y/natty for details. Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-17 18:38:25
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:19
Requested 1015 times
nbr unbr une <reply> Starting with Ubuntu 11.04, the Ubuntu Netbook Edition is no longer being offered as a separate install as Unity is now standard for all Ubuntu desktop installs. Added by Mez
Date: 2009-08-25 22:19:54
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-04-28 20:07:11
Requested 301 times
nbs <reply> Some packages are no longer built from source as a result of various transitions. The reverse dependencies of these packages require an update. The current tracking list is available from http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-archive/NBS/ Added by Pici
Date: 2007-11-26 17:30:44
Requested 8 times
neon project-neon <reply> KDE Neon ( http://neon.kde.org/ ) is a KDE project to package the latest stable and development versions of KDE software on top of an Ubuntu base. As it is not an official Ubuntu or Kubuntu project, please use #kde-neon for discussion and support. Added by stdin
Date: 2008-09-19 19:00:47
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 00:24:58
Requested 144 times
netflix <reply> If you use Netflix, there is an unofficial solution for using it in Ubuntu detailed in http://www.compholio.com/netflix-desktop/ - bug reports in https://bugs.launchpad.net/netflix-desktop Added by Tm_T
Date: 2012-11-19 12:48:52
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2012-12-20 10:45:22
Requested 152 times
netplan <reply> Netplan is a network configuration abstraction renderer which uses YAML descriptions of a network to work with either a NetworkManager or Systemd-networkd "renderer". More information at https://netplan.io/ Added by genii
Date: 2018-05-31 19:13:21
Requested 82 times
netsplit <reply> A netsplit is when two IRC servers of the same network (like Libera) disconnect from each other, so users on one server stop seeing users on the other. If this is happening now, just relax and enjoy the show. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netsplit Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:56:28
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:11
Requested 2903 times

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