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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 4931 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
awesomeness-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Awesomeness is Ubuntu! Added by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:46:47
Requested 4 times
awn <deleted><reply> Avant Window Navigator is a dock-like navigation bar for the Linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. Homepage http://wiki.awn-project.org/ - Awn-Manager can be found in Universe from Hardy (8.04) onwards. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-04-09 14:41:16
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-11 20:00:55
Requested 304 times
azureus a popular !bittorrent client written in Java, installation instructions can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AzureusHowTo Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-17 22:54:24
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 04:20:37
Requested 228 times
b an IRC channel mode that you don't want on your hostmask. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-18 21:26:05
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-07-15 13:13:01
Requested 161 times
back <reply>Hurray, I've rejoined the channel. Too many bugs :) Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-10-19 18:48:39
Requested 27 times
backbox <reply> Backbox Linux is not a supported derivative of Ubuntu and is thus not supported in #ubuntu. Please use #backbox on irc.autistici.org or https://forum.backbox.org/ for help with it. Added by rww
Date: 2015-03-01 03:51:23
Requested 196 times
backports backport <reply> If new updated Ubuntu packages are built for an application, then they may go into Ubuntu Backports. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBackports - See also !packaging Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:41:17
Last edited by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-12-19 05:29:59
Requested 1747 times
backports-#kubuntu <reply> If new updated packages are built for an application, they may go into Kubuntu Backports, which is one of the official Kubuntu PPAs. See https://community.kde.org/Kubuntu/PPAs for more information. Added by genii
Date: 2015-11-04 21:03:16
Requested 28 times
backtrace <reply> To get a backtrace of a failing application please read: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Backtrace Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-10-12 21:38:27
Requested 33 times
backup backups deja-dup duplicity <reply> There are many ways to back your system up. Here's a few: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BackupYourSystem , https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DuplicityBackupHowto , https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HomeUserBackup , https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MondoMindi - See also !sbackup, !borg, and !cloning Added by Spec
Date: 2006-07-19 20:32:11
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-04-22 03:04:43
Requested 2814 times
bacon-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I've always considered bacon to be the candybar of meats... http://xkcd.com/418/ http://weebls-stuff.com/other-toons/video/Bacon.html Added by Flannel
Date: 2009-01-12 08:57:11
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2015-02-15 05:34:20
Requested 90 times
bad-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Oh no, you just made me cry! :-( Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-28 21:13:48
Requested 34 times
baddevice <deleted><reply> If you are receiving an error similar to "X Error: BadDevice, invalid or uninitialized input device 168", it can be safely ignored. If you want to get rid of the error messages then please visit this page: http://seerofsouls.com/wiki/How-Tos/BadDeviceErrors Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-09-09 00:35:41
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:31:05
Requested 185 times
badhostmask <reply> This is not the channel you intended to join. You have been redirected here because your nickname, username or hostname contains unacceptable language (see « /msg $nick language »). Please change it, then reconnect to join the correct channel. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-26 17:27:29
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 17:00:52
Requested 6 times
badident <reply> Unfortunately, your IRC client has been configured with an ident containing an objectionable word. We don't allow such into our main channels as it offends a lot of people. Your ident is not your nickname. Once you've changed your ident, please disconnect from Libera and reconnect. You will then automatically be let back into the channel you tried to join. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-09-06 11:16:31
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:54:47
Requested 26 times
badlock <reply> The samba fixes for the badlock vulnerability are currently being tested. For more info see http://badlock.org and https://ubottu.com/y/badlock/ Added by Pici
Date: 2016-04-12 17:47:21
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-04-12 19:53:25
Requested 12 times
badmouse <reply> If typing on your keyboard causes the mouse to briefly stop working, check out http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=402296 Added by LjL
Date: 2008-03-29 15:26:23
Requested 4 times
ban banned <reply> If you are banned from an Ubuntu channel, it is probably because you did not follow the IRC guidelines. For details, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines - To try and resolve a ban, please join #ubuntu-ops. Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-30 22:10:52
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-27 09:16:37
Requested 259 times
banana-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Banana! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5sq0am3HdI Added by jussi
Date: 2011-10-21 19:11:00
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:48:51
Requested 4 times
bang-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>Ooh to the eeh the ooh the ahah to the ting to the tang the walla walla bing bang! Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-11-30 23:15:43
Requested 1 times
banhammer-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>http://i.imgur.com/BkaOF.png Added by Flannel
Date: 2011-07-04 05:30:37
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-16 04:01:07
Requested 6 times
bar <reply>baz Added by mneptok
Date: 2007-12-08 00:28:48
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-09-19 13:36:04
Requested 98 times
bcm43xx broadcom 43xx bcm-43xx bcm b43 bcm4313 <reply> Help with Broadcom bcm43xx can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:18:16
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-21 06:38:15
Requested 2800 times
bd bn <reply>Bangla te Ubuntu bishoyok alochonar jonno #ubuntu-bd te ashun. Dhonnobad! Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-04-07 12:53:32
Requested 35 times
beer <deleted><reply> Beer is always appreciated. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2008-06-24 04:30:24
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-09-15 06:00:00
Requested 125 times
beer-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>beer is always appreciated. Added by Myrtti
Date: 2009-09-15 06:00:25
Requested 45 times
behelpful <reply> As our !guidelines say, "When helping, be helpful". If you're not familiar with the issue at hand, let someone else handle it instead of making !offtopic comments or jokes. Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-17 23:29:29
Requested 461 times
bell <reply> For getting an audible bell in gnome terminal (using some sound file instead of the PC speaker) you find complete instructions in http://askubuntu.com/questions/40171/terminal-bell-without-a-pc-speaker Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-12-31 17:14:45
Requested 1 times
benchmark <reply> Packages for bechmarking your system include bonnie++ (for drives), glmark2 (for 3D graphics), netperf (for networking), mbw (for memory) - For more, issue the !terminal command « apt-cache search benchmark » - See also !testing Added by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:01:15
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2012-01-21 13:05:51
Requested 7 times
beryl <reply> Beryl has been merged with Compiz to form Compiz-Fusion. New Beryl installs are discouraged. See also !compiz Added by Amaranth
Date: 2006-10-03 04:26:40
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-10-18 00:50:01
Requested 3395 times
best <deleted><reply> Usually, there is no single "best" application to perform a given task. It's up to you to choose, depending on your preferences, features you require, and other factors. Do NOT take polls in the channel. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-21 01:18:13
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-03-19 19:23:35
Requested 5121 times
bg <reply> опитайте #ubuntu-bg за български потребители . try #ubuntu-bg for bulgarian users, and please idle there patiently Added by apokryphos
Date: 2007-02-19 19:34:56
Requested 236 times
biarch <reply> A BiArch 64-bit system is one that comes with a complete 32-bit package system, as well. This means that you can run 32bit packages as well on your 64-bit install Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-10-26 17:57:39
Requested 13 times
bigiron <reply> Ubuntu's "bigiron" server kernel (linux-image-server-bigiron) is geared towards systems with more than 8 CPUs. Added by bimberi
Date: 2006-11-30 02:44:44
Requested 11 times
binarydriver binarydrivers binarydrivershowto gatos nv <reply> Most Linux graphics drivers are now open source (with binary firmware blobs). !Nvidia *kernel* drivers can be open source since series 515, but the main driver is now a firmware blob. More info: !nvidia !fglrx and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VideoDriverHowto Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-16 15:07:36
Last edited by tomreyn
Date: 2022-07-04 02:17:24
Requested 16404 times
binarydriver-#ubuntu+1 <deleted><reply> For Ati/NVidia/Matrox video cards, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VideoDriverHowto | The ATI and nVidia binary drivers may not currently be installable. Added by stdin
Date: 2008-10-03 10:02:27
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-04-26 17:51:59
Requested 95 times
bing-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ban Added by rww
Date: 2014-03-07 05:22:34
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-01-18 01:48:12
Requested 11 times
bionic beaver 18.04 <reply> Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) was the 28th release of Ubuntu. Support ended May 31st, 2023. See !eol, !pro and https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2023-May/000290.html Added by Pici
Date: 2017-10-25 03:45:45
Last edited by tomreyn
Date: 2023-06-02 05:33:05
Requested 216 times
biosupdate <reply> To see how to update your bios on Ubuntu visit the community collected methods here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BIOSUpdate Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-28 14:36:02
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-01-28 14:36:39
Requested 39 times
bitchx <reply> bitchx (also known as ircii-pana) was dropped from Debian and subsequently Ubuntu (see: http://bugs.debian.org/451373 ). Consider using irssi or weechat instead. Added by Pici
Date: 2007-10-25 18:38:04
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:39:48
Requested 110 times
bitcoins-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>ban Added by Flannel
Date: 2011-05-25 23:36:06
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-07-22 05:56:23
Requested 7 times
bite <reply> Please don't bite our new friend. Everyone is new to Ubuntu and IRC once and everyone makes mistakes. If they don't learn from their mistakes you can have a little nibble on them later. Added by jpds
Date: 2009-12-23 21:52:21
Requested 25 times
bitesize <reply> A list of bugs that are considered easy to fix and good for beginners to attempt can be found at: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.tag=bitesize Added by Pici
Date: 2007-11-03 23:18:21
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 23:21:43
Requested 16 times
biting-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Biting is excellent! It's like kissing, only there's a winner! Added by rww
Date: 2011-05-19 22:06:42
Requested 6 times
blacklist <reply> To blacklist a module, edit /etc/modprobe.d/my_blacklist.conf and add « blacklist <modulename> » to the end of that list - To explicitly load modules in a specific order, list them in /etc/initramfs-tools/modules and type « sudo update-initramfs -u » Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-08 22:10:20
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-03-29 19:19:00
Requested 867 times

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