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sudoedit <reply> To edit files with !superuser access using the user's standard editor (as set in the EDITOR !shell variable) and its normal configuration, the command « sudoedit <filename> » is available. It creates a local copy of the file, and runs the editor with the user's permissions. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-12-29 21:22:30
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-29 21:39:01
Requested 15 times
sunbird <reply> Mozilla Sunbird™ is a cross-platform calendar application, built upon Mozilla Toolkit. Our goal is to bring Mozilla-style ease-of-use to your calendar, without tying you to a particular storage solution. Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-24 04:29:32
Requested 25 times
sup-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ceiling. Actually, in my case it's the PSU. Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-24 17:27:43
Requested 52 times
superkaramba karamba an application that gives you interactive eye-candy on your desktop. To get themes for it, head over to http://kde-look.org Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:07:06
Requested 118 times
support <reply>The official ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu. Also see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org and http://askubuntu.com Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 00:13:34
Last edited by elky
Date: 2011-01-20 10:17:22
Requested 1057 times
support-#kubuntu <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://www.kubuntu.com/support.php Added by Pici
Date: 2008-07-08 15:59:07
Requested 14 times
support-#kubuntu-devel <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-01-16 19:35:42
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2009-01-16 23:18:04
Requested 13 times
support-#kubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Also see http://kubuntu.org/support and http://kubuntuforums.org and http://askubuntu.com Added by jussi
Date: 2013-08-15 12:52:52
Requested 4 times
support-#lubuntu-devel <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/support for Telegram. Also, at https://forum.lubuntu.me you can find our Discourse forum. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:52:19
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-24 22:32:11
Requested 1 times
support-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> For Lubuntu support, please join the #lubuntu channel on IRC or https://telegram.lubuntu.me/support for Telegram. Also, at https://forum.lubuntu.me you can find our Discourse forum. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-05-03 18:52:40
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-24 22:32:20
Requested 0 times
support-#ubuntu+1 offtopic-#ubuntu+1 <reply> #ubuntu+1 handles support for the development version of Ubuntu. Please join #ubuntu for all other Ubuntu support. Chat in #ubuntu-offtopic. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-05-05 18:55:10
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-05 18:55:17
Requested 165 times
support-#ubuntu-classroom support-#ubuntu-classroom-chat <reply> For general questions or support, please use our support channel, #ubuntu Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-03-06 13:35:19
Requested 0 times
support-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The official Ubuntu support channel is #ubuntu (see http://ubuntu.com/support and http://ubuntuforums.org as well). Please be aware that this channel is mainly for other discussion. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-28 21:19:04
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-27 19:14:38
Requested 993 times
support-#ubuntu-quality <reply> Ubuntu $curDevelNum ($curDevelLong) support is at #ubuntu-next. This channel is for testing $curDevelNum and reporting results at http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker Added by hggdh
Date: 2020-08-26 13:13:04
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2021-07-22 19:07:07
Requested 4 times
support-#ubuntuforums <reply> This is the Ubuntu Forums Community Chat, and is mainly used for offtopic conversations. If you are looking for support, please try #ubuntu. Thanks! Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-01-15 22:18:18
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-06-30 19:41:36
Requested 703 times
support-#ubuntuforums-beginners <reply> This channel is for the Ubuntu Beginners Transitioning team. While we'll be glad to help you, you may find better luck in #ubuntu or one of the more specialised support channels. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-03-07 20:00:51
Requested 9 times
support-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> This is the Ubuntu Studio development channel. Our official support channel is on #ubuntustudio. Also see https://askubuntu.com Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-02-12 12:24:25
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-04-26 18:48:39
Requested 13 times
support-#xubuntu <reply> As most of the Ubuntu channels, #xubuntu is English only. A list of the localized Ubuntu channels can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ChannelList#IRC.2BAC8-ChannelList.2BAC8-Local.Local_Ubuntu_channels. These channels will most probably be able to give Xubuntu support too. For alternative Xubuntu support options, please see http://xubuntu.org/help/. Added by somerville32
Date: 2007-01-11 08:54:11
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-01 20:48:06
Requested 15 times
supybot-#ubuntu-bots <reply> ubottu is a supybot with custom plugins, for help with other supybot plugins ask in #supybot Added by stdin
Date: 2009-03-15 13:33:54
Requested 12 times
surround <reply> If you're having trouble getting surround sound working in Ubuntu, try the instructions on this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SurroundSound Added by LjL
Date: 2011-05-30 19:14:25
Requested 5 times
svg Scalable Vector Graphics, a language used for graphical applications in XML, and a W3 recommendation. SVG Editors: Inkscape, Karbon14 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 20:27:51
Requested 24 times
svn Subversion: an open-source revision control system, which aims to be a compelling replacement for CVS. See http://subversion.apache.org/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:19:15
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:20:30
Requested 265 times
swap used to move unused programs and data out of main memory to make your system faster. It can also be used as extra memory if you don't have enough. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq for more info Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 18:02:26
Requested 1156 times
syn <reply> FIN... FIN!!!... GO AWAY!!! FIN. Added by Spec
Date: 2007-10-16 22:09:20
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2008-02-20 08:09:36
Requested 69 times
synaptic <reply> Synaptic is a graphical utility which can install and remove software packages (.deb). For a good howto see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynapticHowto Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:41:59
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-02-15 19:57:12
Requested 1226 times
synaptics touchpad <reply> For a comprehensive Synaptics Touchpad guide, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SynapticsTouchpad Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:12:34
Requested 636 times
synce <reply> Details of setting up synce-serial at: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PocketPCHowto Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-08-03 11:32:16
Requested 26 times
syncrequest <reply> Helpful information for filing a sync request can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SyncRequestProcess Added by Pici
Date: 2009-10-15 13:19:44
Requested 53 times
synergy-#ubuntuforums <reply> Synergy is a means for the best threads on forums around the internet to be read by the masses. When a community admin or one of their delegated usergroups submits a thread, it enters the forum's "submission queue". Once every x hours (this number will be variable and based upon a number of factors) a thread from the queue will be accepted by the system at Zoints.com and then propagated across all Sy Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-02-08 21:54:59
Requested 4 times
synopsis-#ubuntu-motu The synopsis line (the short description) should be concise. See http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/best-pkging-practices.html#bpp-pkg-synopsis for Best Practices. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-01-26 14:08:57
Requested 1 times
sysinfo-#ubuntuforums <reply> Please do not use sysinfo scripts in this channel. Doing so will result in a warning then ban. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-02-27 19:25:18
Requested 24 times
sysresccd <reply> SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM. It contains a number of admin tools including gparted and partimage. http://sysresccd.org/Main_Page Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-02-27 21:16:25
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-03-04 12:21:38
Requested 68 times
sysrq reisub <reply> In an emergency, you may be able to shutdown cleanly and reboot by holding down Alt+PrintScreen and typing slowly, in succession, S, U and B. For an explanation, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-09-12 20:29:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-03 18:24:32
Requested 483 times
systemd the default init system for Ubuntu 15.04 onwards. For information on transitioning from upstart to systemd, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SystemdForUpstartUsers For a guide to basic service management with systemd, see https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-systemctl-to-manage-systemd-services-and-units Added by Pici
Date: 2014-02-14 14:10:03
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-05-23 04:54:25
Requested 218 times
systemd-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everyone arguing about systemd is wrong. See http://uselessd.darknedgy.net/ProSystemdAntiSystemd/ and ask a chanop to do @random systemd sysvinit to decide a winner. Added by rww
Date: 2014-10-21 19:13:02
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-02-09 00:33:35
Requested 13 times
ta-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The Arabic letter ت signifies a soft T, and is used as a smiley by yipe and almost no one else. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-10-26 03:06:28
Requested 37 times
tab autocomplete tabcompletion nicktab usetab nick completion nick complete <reply> You can use your <tab> key for autocompletion of nicknames in IRC, as well as for completion of filenames and programs on the command line. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 23:58:52
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-07-23 18:22:24
Requested 3551 times
tags <reply> We use some common tags for tracking bugs on Launchpad.net See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Tags for common usage. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-06-04 14:27:27
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2010-09-21 07:45:34
Requested 15 times
tango a style guideline and icon set. It can be found and read about at http://tango-project.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-22 21:57:04
Requested 8 times
tar tgz tar.gz bz2 7z compression tar.bz2 gz ace 7zip 7-zip <reply> Files with extensions .tar, .gz, .tgz, .zip, .bz2, .7z, .ace and other archive file formats can be opened with file-roller (GNOME) or Ark (KDE) - Also see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FileCompression Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-08-11 14:55:35
Requested 686 times
tar-#kubuntu tgz-#kubuntu tar.gz-#kubuntu bz2-#kubuntu 7z-#kubuntu zip-#kubuntu compression-#kubuntu tar.bz2-#kubuntu gz-#kubuntu ace-#kubuntu 7zip-#kubuntu <reply> Files with extensions .tar, .gz, .tgz, .zip, .bz2, .7z, .ace and other archive file formats can be opened with ark - also see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FileCompression Added by Mez
Date: 2006-10-28 06:11:09
Requested 117 times
tarball <reply> Files with ".tar.gz", ".tar.bz2" or ".tgz" extensions are compressed archive formats, similar to ZIP files. See !tar for extracting them. Some of these files contain programs in source code form; see !compile for getting them to run. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-10-29 18:09:46
Requested 42 times
tasksel <reply>Tasksel is a Debian/Ubuntu tool that installs multiple related packages as a co-ordinated "task" onto your system, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Tasksel for more information. Use tasksel only to INSTALL tasks, not to remove them. It will remove every package listed within the removed task! see https://launchpad.net/bugs/574287 Added by Tm_T
Date: 2011-02-10 13:14:44
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2011-02-10 14:08:44
Requested 67 times
tea a very British beverage made from infusing leaves of various tea plants in hot water. Added by Mez
Date: 2009-04-02 13:04:31
Requested 31 times
team-#xubuntu-devel <reply> bluesabre, jphilips, knome, krytarik, ochosi, pleia2 and Unit193 Added by knome
Date: 2013-11-14 15:17:40
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2021-04-23 01:03:33
Requested 256 times
teamspeak the proprietry VoIP software see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TeamSpeak For a open source alternative consider using Mumble http://mumble.sourceforge.net/ Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-11-23 21:04:16
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:43:42
Requested 57 times
techboard tb <reply> You can contact the technical board via email on technical-board AT lists DOT ubuntu DOT com Added by Mez
Date: 2007-10-16 21:04:43
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 03:05:24
Requested 13 times
teg <deleted><reply> Come play teg with us! (Like the board game Risk.) Game will start when we get some players rounded up - get yourself set up and join quickly if you'd like to participate. Install the "teg" package, run 'tegclient', and connect to server home.tonyyarusso.com, , port 2000. Ping tonyyarusso for more info. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-12-16 16:09:28
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-11-27 20:44:25
Requested 73 times
telnet not safe. Please use ssh instead. See !ssh Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 15:45:32
Requested 116 times
tempopabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> rww is a bad op. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-05-25 05:30:30
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-02-11 08:08:12
Requested 6 times

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