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purekde <reply> If you want to remove all !Gnome packages and have a default !Kubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purekde » Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-10-12 23:32:22
Last edited by pangolin
Date: 2011-10-25 00:54:08
Requested 783 times
purelxde purelubuntu <reply>If you want to remove all !KDE, !GNOME and !XFCE packages and have a default !Lubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purelxde » Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-10 05:24:01
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-10 05:24:56
Requested 121 times
purexfce purexubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !KDE and !Gnome packages and have a default !Xubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purexfce » Added by stdin
Date: 2008-07-30 21:41:26
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-02-08 23:37:30
Requested 366 times
purge <reply> To purge all removed but not yet purged packages, use the following command: dpkg -l | awk '/^rc/{print $2}' | sudo xargs dpkg -P Added by Pici
Date: 2010-08-30 22:30:22
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-06-07 02:21:14
Requested 83 times
purge-ppa <reply>To disable a PPA from your sources and revert your packages back to default Ubuntu packages, install ppa-purge and use the command: « sudo ppa-purge ppa:<repository-name>/<subdirectory> » – For more information, see http://www.webupd8.org/2009/12/remove-ppa-repositories-via-command.html Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-14 07:13:09
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2011-06-14 07:19:19
Requested 1192 times
putty <reply> PuTTY is an !SSH client for Windows. Please see: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ for it's homepage and downloads. See also !scp (Secure CoPy) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:42:53
Last edited by genii
Date: 2009-06-01 13:39:10
Requested 62 times
pwreset <reply> Forgot your password? See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LostPassword Added by Corey
Date: 2011-05-24 20:01:29
Requested 14 times
python a popular Object Oriented scripting language included in Ubuntu. For more on Python please see http://www.python.org/ or #python Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2008-07-16 13:09:53
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-10-05 11:55:43
Requested 324 times
qa <reply>To change the importance of a bug, you need to be part of the Ubuntu QA team. see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuQA Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-01-31 10:29:22
Requested 22 times
qateam-#xubuntu-devel <reply> akxwi-dave, slickymaster, flocculant, knome Added by knome
Date: 2016-05-01 20:26:54
Requested 1 times
qemu an emulator you can use to run another operating system - see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsXPUnderQemuHowTo Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:59:42
Requested 500 times
qt <reply> the Qt toolkit (pronounced "cute"), which forms the base of !KDE, is a cross-platform C++ application framework for !CLI and !GUI applications. Install libqt4-dev and see !build to compile Qt4 applications, join #qt for development support Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 23:23:17
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-09 10:57:39
Requested 262 times
qtparted <deleted><reply> QtParted is a !Qt/!KDE !GUI partitioning program. Use !Adept !KPackageKit or !Synaptic to install or type « sudo apt-get install qtparted » in a console. - QtParted is no longer available in Jaunty (9.04) and up, see !PartitionManager Added by stdin
Date: 2009-01-08 12:18:15
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2011-05-27 15:54:59
Requested 23 times
quake <reply> Quake runs natively under Ubuntu - See http://zerowing.idsoftware.com/linux/quake4/Quake4FrontPage/ for details Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:37:10
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:41:39
Requested 91 times
quantal 12.10 quetzal <reply> Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) was the 17th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on May 16th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/quantal Added by Pici
Date: 2012-04-23 14:34:44
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:47
Requested 385 times
quantal-#ubuntustudio <reply> Ubuntu Studio 12.10 Quantal Quetzal is out! Go to http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/12.10/release/ to download! Added by RaringOne
Date: 2012-10-18 17:33:43
Requested 2 times
questions-#ubuntu-classroom <reply> Please ask your questions in #ubuntu-classroom-chat Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-28 17:29:59
Requested 14 times
questions-#ubuntu-classroom-chat question-#ubuntu-classroom question-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> Please ask your questions here in #ubuntu-classroom-chat rather than #ubuntu-classroom (prefix them with "QUESTION: " or the instructor's nickname) Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-29 22:37:06
Requested 15 times
queue newqueue new queue <reply> The queue of packages awaiting approval to enter the archive (also known as the NEW queue) and scheduled to build it at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/$curDevelLower/+queue Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-04 19:55:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-26 23:28:32
Requested 31 times
quietirc <deleted><reply> To ignore joins/parts/quits in your favorite IRC client, see http://wiki.xkcd.com/irc/Hide_join_part_messages Added by Pici
Date: 2013-11-19 16:18:33
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-28 14:57:12
Requested 153 times
quietwebchat <deleted><reply> To ignore joins, parts and quits from being displayed in the freenode webchat, from the menu in the upper left, select options and then tick the "Hide JOINS/PARTS/QUITS" checkbox. This setting applies to all channels that you are in. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-07-19 16:49:32
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:49
Requested 14 times
ra <reply> Relationship advice is not available in $chan. If you want to chat about other offtopic matters try #ubuntu-offtopic. If you need to talk something through with a professional counsellor there is a global directory of support services at http://befrienders.org Added by jpds
Date: 2009-12-23 21:52:40
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-03-17 05:33:19
Requested 49 times
raid lvm fakeraid <reply> Tips and tricks for RAID and LVM can be found on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SoftwareRAID and http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO - For software RAID, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FakeRaidHowto Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:56:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-04-27 08:47:40
Requested 2473 times
rainbow-#ubuntu-offtopic peace-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> 06G13i05v04e 07p08e03a09c10e 11a 02c12h06a13n05c04e07! 08M03a09k10e 11c02o12l06o13r05s 04n07o08t 03w09a10r11! 02♥ Added by rww
Date: 2011-03-04 06:17:01
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-01-03 01:19:06
Requested 179 times
random-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>9 Added by Flannel
Date: 2014-11-08 20:21:24
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2014-11-08 20:23:33
Requested 5 times
raptors <deleted><reply>Not as big as you thought they were. But just as dangerous. "... clever girl..." Added by Madpilot
Date: 2009-09-19 07:04:37
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-04-11 20:14:13
Requested 10 times
rar unrar a non-free archive format created by Rarsoft. For instructions on accessing .rar files through the Archive Manager view https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FileCompression. There is a free (as in speech) unrar utility as well, see !info unrar-free Added by Spec
Date: 2006-07-31 22:11:25
Requested 1711 times
raring 13.04 ringtail <reply> Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) was the 18th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on January 27, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/raring Added by Pici
Date: 2012-10-18 00:26:11
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:54
Requested 573 times
rat-#ubuntu-uk <reply> rat is The Real Ale Train. A yearly Ubuntu UK loco event to celebrate friends, trains and ale. Saturday 10th September 2016, Hampshire, UK: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-uk/3350-real-ale-train-2016/ Added by jussi
Date: 2013-09-16 08:27:09
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-04 15:45:14
Requested 43 times
rc <reply> Ubuntu does not provide a distinct release candidate image. Instead during the week leading up to the release, each image is considered a release candidate. More details at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseCandidate Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-10-11 18:14:44
Last edited by k1l
Date: 2016-04-15 22:12:56
Requested 47 times
realtek <reply>some help for recent Realtek chipsets can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/RealtekRTL8187b Added by Seeker`
Date: 2008-05-30 05:25:52
Requested 186 times
recon-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> recon stands for something related to lousy Internet service providers. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-24 04:02:09
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2010-05-18 10:40:06
Requested 22 times
recovery-#ubuntu-touch <reply> You need to use the right recovery.img for your device when flashing with adb: see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices#Working_with_ubuntu-device-flash Added by Pici
Date: 2015-08-10 15:48:57
Requested 5 times
recursion-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> see: !recursion Added by Flannel
Date: 2009-01-25 08:12:06
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2009-01-25 08:12:29
Requested 120 times
recursive <deleted><reply> see !recursive Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-01-13 20:26:28
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-03-13 17:22:55
Requested 11 times
redmond not relevent to my interests. Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-02-10 01:03:29
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-05-12 17:18:00
Requested 32 times
register nickserv <reply> For information on registering your IRC nick, see https://libera.chat/guides/registration - For any further help, ask in #libera Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:19:45
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:03
Requested 6228 times
regression-alert <deleted><reply> bdmurray, cjwatson, cyphermox, Daviey, didrocks, doko, infinity, jdstrand, mdeslaur, pitti, RAOF, seb128, stgraber: Reporting regression in a stable release update; investigate severity, start an incident report, perhaps have the package blacklisted from the archive Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-28 12:01:54
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-04-19 20:15:10
Requested 60 times
reinstall <reply> To renew the configuration of a package when installing, sudo apt-get remove --purge <package> && sudo apt-get install <package>. Note that you will lose ALL config files for that package. WARNING: This is dangerous, don't do this with core packages Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:05:44
Requested 114 times
reiserfs reiser a journalling file system, which outperforms many others on I/O operations, but has drawbacks (such as increasing likelihood of data loss, and introducing latency unsuitable for gaming or real-time audio). Using !ext4, the default on Ubuntu, is *highly* recommended. A read-only Windows driver is available at http://p-nand-q.com/download/rfstool.html Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:33:32
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-10-31 20:06:56
Requested 174 times
relationship debian <reply> Ubuntu and Debian are closely related. Ubuntu builds on the foundations of Debian architecture and infrastructure, with a different community and release process. See https://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/ubuntu-and-debian - !Repositories meant for Debian should NOT be used on Ubuntu! Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-12-16 15:04:50
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-21 19:32:02
Requested 1125 times
release-#xubuntu <reply> Xubuntu releases a new version every 6 months. Each version is supported for 9 months (regular releases) to 3 years (long-term suppport (LTS) releases). More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases & https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeBasedReleases Added by knome
Date: 2013-04-24 13:54:47
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:46:16
Requested 4 times
release-ping <reply>infinity, cjwatson, Daviey, Laney, iulian, Riddell, skaet, NCommander, ScottK, tumbleweed, sistpoty, slangasek, stgraber: Release team ping Added by Myrtti
Date: 2012-05-23 15:34:18
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-05-23 15:35:20
Requested 2 times
releasenotes release notes <reply> For release notes of a given Ubuntu release, please refer to the 'Docs' column on the 'List of releases' table at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases Added by Pici
Date: 2008-10-30 18:30:01
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-10-20 22:50:39
Requested 690 times
releaseparty rp <reply> Please remember that #ubuntu, #kubuntu, #xubuntu, #edubuntu, and #lubuntu are support channels. To countdown to !Saucy release and then party once it happens, join #ubuntu-release-party - For in-person parties, see http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/global/2534/ Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-04-19 05:35:09
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-10-14 00:25:54
Requested 52 times
releases timetable release timebasedreleases <reply> Ubuntu releases a new version every 6 months. Each version is supported for 9 months (non-LTS) or 5 years (LTS). More info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeBasedReleases Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-06-24 13:01:25
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-26 22:46:21
Requested 1756 times
remaster customlivecd remastering <reply> Interested in remastering the Ubuntu !LiveCD or !Alternate installer? See: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallCDCustomization - Or use tools such as http://uck.sourceforge.net/ Added by stdin
Date: 2008-05-05 21:42:06
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2014-08-08 01:56:33
Requested 866 times
removegnome removekde removexfce <reply> Want to remove gnome/kde/xfce completely? Look at debfoster, it's a great help Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:38:26
Requested 54 times
repeat patience <reply> Don't feel ignored and repeat your question quickly; if nobody knows your answer, nobody will answer you. While you wait, try searching https://help.ubuntu.com or https://ubuntuforums.org or https://askubuntu.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:01:48
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:14:30
Requested 12201 times
repeat-#kubuntu <reply> Don't feel ignored and repeat your question quickly; if nobody knows your answer, nobody will answer you. You can search https://help.ubuntu.com/ http://www.ubuntuforums.org/ or http://www.kubuntuforums.net/ while you wait. Added by Jucato
Date: 2007-09-10 10:28:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-01-17 11:00:12
Requested 336 times

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