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amd64 64-bit 64 <reply> AMD64 and Intel 64 are fully supported architectures on Ubuntu. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CommonQuestions#AMD64_Processors and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amd64 for more information. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:18:45
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2011-09-27 07:35:42
Requested 668 times
answers <reply> Answers to various questions can be found at http://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu Added by Spec
Date: 2007-06-22 04:31:28
Last edited by Spec
Date: 2007-06-22 04:33:06
Requested 26 times
antivirus <reply> An "antivirus" is primarily a concept from the Windows ecosystem and usually a program like that is not needed on Linux because the threat model is different. Malware on Linux does exist, however. Google up "rkhunter" and "linux intrusion detection systems". Also look up !clamav Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 23:18:11
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-22 21:20:33
Requested 328 times
anyone <deleted><reply>A high percentage of the first questions asked in this channel start with "Does anyone/anybody..." Why not ask your next question (the real one) and find out? See also !details, !gq, and !poll. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:01:14
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2014-03-19 19:16:56
Requested 8602 times
anything anything. anything! anything!! <reply> So, you wanted to lure me into saying I don't know anything about anything? Yeah, that would be funny, of course. Now leave me alone. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-02 19:25:48
Requested 722 times
aol-#ubuntu-offtopic something we don't suggest you do even in the privacy of your own home Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-01-15 22:57:07
Requested 30 times
apache vhosts apache2 <reply> Apache HTTP Server is the most commonly used HTTP server on Linux systems. For setup information, see https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/httpd.html . For information on setting up a "LAMP stack", see /msg ubottu !lamp. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:03:17
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-05-23 04:38:49
Requested 15 times
apparmor <reply> For information about the AppArmor security framework employed in Ubuntu (since Gutsy Gibbon), see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AppArmor Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-06 00:07:49
Requested 185 times
appdb winedb <reply> The Wine Application DB is a database of applications and help for !Windows programs that run under !WINE: http://appdb.winehq.org - Join #winehq for application help Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-01 15:20:15
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-10-15 14:44:19
Requested 2646 times
appeal appeals <reply> If you disagree with a decision by an operator, please first pay #ubuntu-ops a visit. If you are still unhappy, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/AppealProcess for the steps you should take. If you feel the need to discuss the channel rules, please contact the ops on IRC or via the email address on the aforementioned page. Added by elky
Date: 2009-04-25 19:01:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-02-17 16:55:11
Requested 502 times
apple <reply> For PPC discussion, join #ubuntu-powerpc. For discussion on Mac software, or help with same, please visit ##apple. Added by elky
Date: 2009-06-07 13:29:18
Last edited by elky
Date: 2009-06-07 13:34:08
Requested 122 times
applets <reply> To add useful applets to your panel, right click on the panel and choose "Add applet" Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-14 16:53:35
Requested 19 times
appreciate <reply> The people in this channel are all volunteers who donate their valuable time. Please do not 'reward' this kindness with rudeness. Saying 'Thank you' is more appropriate. Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-03-05 22:55:43
Requested 9 times
appsy <reply> Nickname for http://kde-apps.org which hosts many popular 3rd-party KDE applications. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:53:44
Requested 4 times
apt apt-get <reply> APT is the Advanced Package Tool, which together with dpkg forms the basic Ubuntu package management toolkit. Short apt-get manual: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGetHowto - Also see !Synaptic (Gnome), !Muon (KDE) or !Apper (KDE) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-15 22:10:20
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-11-05 20:12:41
Requested 2882 times
apt-file a program that can tell you which package(s) contain(s) a given filename. To install it and generate the database it needs, run "sudo apt-get install apt-file && sudo apt-file update" Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:52:18
Requested 151 times
apt-torrent <reply> The idea for using BitTorrent for pushing out updates has been registered here: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/apt-torrent Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-20 04:21:59
Requested 15 times
aptitude <reply> Like apt and apt-get, aptitude is a terminal frontend for Ubuntu's package management system. Unlike the others, it is not recommended in Ubuntu because its behavior differs significantly from other Ubuntu package management tools and can cause issues. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-07-07 08:24:14
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-05-10 17:28:03
Requested 899 times
aptlock dpkg fix crash dpkg crash fix aptfix apt-fix dpkglock apt-lock <reply> If an APT front-end crashed and your database is locked, try this in a !terminal: « sudo fuser -vki /var/lib/dpkg/lock;sudo dpkg --configure -a » Added by LjL
Date: 2007-10-21 15:31:48
Requested 2228 times
aptoncd <reply> APTonCD is a tool with a graphical interface which allows you to create one or more CDs or DVDs with all of the packages you've downloaded via apt-get or aptitude, creating a removable repository that you can use on other computers - See also !offline Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-10-02 23:14:54
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-03-06 17:09:56
Requested 942 times
aptproxy apt-proxy <reply> apt-proxy is a program that acts as a local apt repository server for a LAN, only fetching from the internet when required. To set it up see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptProxy Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-10-27 04:06:15
Requested 104 times
ar <reply> La comunidad local de Argentina se puede encontrar en #ubuntu-ar y en su canal de offtopic: #ubuntu-ar-cafe Added by jpatrick
Date: 2008-03-17 12:16:14
Requested 381 times
arabic <reply> For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-22 19:07:42
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 14:28:21
Requested 391 times
arabic-#lubuntu <reply> يتم التحدث باللغة الإنجليزية فقط على قناة lubuntu هذه. إذا كنت تبحث عن مساعدة باللغة العربية ، فانتقل إلى قناة #lubuntu-arab؛ اكتب "/Join # lubuntu-arab" (بدون علامتي الاقتباس) واضغط على Enter. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-17 23:11:11
Requested 0 times
arabic-#lubuntu-devel <reply> يتم التحدث باللغة الإنجليزية فقط على قناة lubuntu هذه. إذا كنت تبحث عن مساعدة باللغة العربية ، فانتقل إلى قناة #lubuntu-arab؛ اكتب "/Join # lubuntu-arab" (بدون علامتي الاقتباس) واضغط على Enter. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-17 23:11:18
Requested 0 times
arabic-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> يتم التحدث باللغة الإنجليزية فقط على قناة lubuntu هذه. إذا كنت تبحث عن مساعدة باللغة العربية ، فانتقل إلى قناة #lubuntu-arab؛ اكتب "/Join # lubuntu-arab" (بدون علامتي الاقتباس) واضغط على Enter. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-17 23:11:28
Requested 0 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
areyousure-#ubuntu-release-party <reply>Yes, I'm sure. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2009-10-29 00:57:47
Requested 4 times
arm <reply> ARM is a specific (RISC) processor architecture used in a variety of applications such as handhelds and networkdevices. For more information see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM . For ARM specific support, stop by the #ubuntu-arm channel. Added by jussi
Date: 2011-01-29 13:25:50
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-01-29 13:52:47
Requested 298 times
artful aardvark 17.10 <reply> Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) was the 27th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on July 19th, 2018. See !eol and https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2018-July/004483.html Added by Pici
Date: 2017-04-20 18:18:35
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-08-22 13:14:19
Requested 152 times
artteam <reply>The Artwork Team is a community effort that aims to enrich Ubuntu by designing high quality, original and beautiful themes to be available in the repo as an *alternative* to the default look. For more info please see: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-09-16 13:13:04
Requested 5 times
ask help justask metaquestion problem questions question <reply> Please don't ask to ask a question, simply ask the question (all on ONE line and in the channel, so that others can read and follow it easily). If anyone knows the answer they will most likely reply. :-) See also !patience Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:06:50
Last edited by knome
Date: 2011-10-11 07:46:38
Requested 35966 times
ask-#ubuntu-gr <reply> Παρακαλούμε μην ρωτάτε για να κάνετε μια ερώτηση, απλά ρωτήστε αυτό που θέλετε σε λίγες γραμμές ώστε να είναι ευανάγνωστο. Αν κάποιος γνωρίζει την απάντηση θα σας απαντήσει. :) Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-10 17:49:22
Requested 76 times
askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
Requested 30 times
asl <reply> Most of us don't speak American Sign Language; please try English instead. ✌ Added by Amaranth
Date: 2007-03-30 07:09:15
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-16 04:11:45
Requested 184 times
at <reply>Das österreichische Team finden sie unter #ubuntu-at, deutschsprachigen Support bekommen sie auch in #ubuntu-de, #kubuntu-de oder #edubuntu-de. Geben sie einfach /join #ubuntu-at ein! Danke für ihr Verständnis. Added by Mamarok
Date: 2009-05-22 10:11:35
Requested 43 times
au <reply> The Australian Local Community Team has channels here on Libera. They are #ubuntu-au for technical discussion, and #ubuntu-au-chat for social chatter. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-02-06 10:55:00
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:43
Requested 50 times
audio-#ubuntu+1 <reply> If you're having problems with sound, first ensure ALSA is selected, by double clicking on the volume control, then File -> Change Device (ALSA Mixer). If that fails, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting - On Jaunty, please check bug https://launchpad.net/bugs/330814 and help test the new kernel image Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-26 15:49:34
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-03-26 15:54:28
Requested 16 times
autobleh an !irssi helper script for IRC channel ops and network staff. See http://autobleh.projectnet.org/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-23 01:06:35
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-19 22:00:44
Requested 12 times
autofs automount <reply>Automount is the modern way to mount directories over a network. It is much easier to manage and more economic in bandwidth than static mounts via fstab. For more info - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs Added by Pici
Date: 2009-09-23 23:29:54
Requested 80 times
automate <reply> Ways to automate installation of Ubuntu on multiple machines are described at https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/i386/apb.html - See also !cloning Added by LJL
Date: 2007-03-21 01:00:24
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2015-09-28 14:51:35
Requested 1017 times
automatix automatix2 automatrix <reply> Automatix is no longer developed or supported by its creators and is not recommended, supported, or needed by Ubuntu. See http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77440.html and « /msg $nick WorksForMe » Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-07-02 04:29:31
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:49:40
Requested 3214 times
automatix-#ubuntu-nl niet aanbevolen, ondersteund, of noodzakelijk, zie ook http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77440.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-11-11 18:53:04
Requested 0 times
autoscroll <reply> if you want to enable middle-click-drag-scrolling for konqueror: open konqueror -> settings -> configure konqueror -> uncheck "middle click opens selected web address." Firefox: open firefox. in the address field type 'about:config' and hit enter. Now in the Filter box, type 'autoscroll', rightclick on general.autoScroll -> Toggle. The line should read 'general.autoScroll user set boolean true'. Enjoy. Added by fdoving
Date: 2006-09-24 23:47:53
Requested 4 times
autostart <reply> If you want to edit your Autostart programs, open the Unity dash and search for Startup Programs. If you're on XFCE, use menu -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup, if you're on KDE, use Kickoff -> Computer -> System Settings -> Autostart. For more details see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AddingProgramToSessionStartup Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-11-28 14:04:30
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:49:36
Requested 54 times
autostart-#kubuntu <reply> Use the tool in System Settings -> (Advanced tab) Autostart, or System Settings -> Startup and Shutdown, to make programs automatically start in KDE session. See !boot for managing which non-interactive programs start at boot Added by fdoving
Date: 2007-01-03 22:27:00
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-10-30 01:32:29
Requested 345 times
autostart-#xubuntu autostart-#xubuntu-offtopic autostart-#xubuntu-devel <reply> To add programs or scripts to start when logging in, use Applications menu -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup -> tab "Application autostart" - See !boot for starting (non-interactive) programs at boot Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-06 18:32:58
Last edited by knome
Date: 2012-02-06 18:33:48
Requested 4 times
away afk <reply> Please do not use noisy away messages and nicks in Ubuntu channels. It is annoying and unnecessary. Use the command "/away <reason>" to set your client away silently. See also «/msg $nick Guidelines» Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:58:27
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:53:45
Requested 4925 times
awesomeness <deleted><reply> Awesomeness is Ubuntu! Added by genii
Date: 2009-10-27 18:43:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:46:21
Requested 4 times
awesomeness-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Kubuntu! Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:46:57
Requested 1 times

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