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controls <deleted><reply>Starting in Lucid, the minimize, maximize, and close buttons have been moved to the left side. For more information and workarounds, please see http://pad.lv/532633 Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-04 01:47:17
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2018-05-15 17:38:10
Requested 782 times
controls-#kubuntu <deleted><reply> Sorry, I don't know anything about controls Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-04 01:51:53
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-08-12 12:57:45
Requested 2 times
cookies <reply> Cookies are delicious delicacies. Added by Flannel
Date: 2008-07-16 21:18:36
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2008-07-23 12:27:43
Requested 216 times
cosmic cuttlefish 18.10 comic <reply> Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) was the 29th release of Ubuntu. Support ended July 18th, 2019. See !eol and https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-July/004996.html Added by Pici
Date: 2018-05-08 15:12:08
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2019-07-19 04:57:33
Requested 104 times
counter <deleted><reply>The Ubuntu Counter is where Ubuntu (based) systems can go to get their machine counted. Get counted at http://ubuntucounter.geekosophical.net Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-08-31 09:01:29
Last edited by rww
Date: 2015-09-14 19:38:34
Requested 13 times
cowsay-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> MOOOooo! Added by PriceChild
Date: 2008-02-08 22:58:19
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2008-02-08 22:58:26
Requested 40 times
crackports <reply> <StevenK> You don't randoming just say 'do it' on the SRU team at the consistent volume that the crackports team does. Also, it's all jdong's fault Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-11-07 05:48:24
Last edited by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-11-07 05:49:13
Requested 19 times
croeso <reply>Helô! Croeso i'r sianel #ubuntu-cym Added by Seeker`
Date: 2009-05-26 22:44:27
Last edited by Seeker`
Date: 2009-05-26 22:47:10
Requested 5 times
cron crontab a way to schedule execution of software/scripts. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CronHowto Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 21:23:13
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-09-09 04:49:23
Requested 940 times
crosspost crossposting <reply> Please don't ask the same question in multiple Ubuntu channels at the same time. Many helpers are in more than one channel and it's not fair to them or the other people seeking support. Added by Pici
Date: 2008-11-17 15:45:49
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-11-17 15:47:24
Requested 600 times
cubuntu <deleted>an unofficial command-line based Ubuntu derivative. It includes a browser, an email client, a media player and many other useful applications. For installation instructions, see http://alecjw.googlepages.com/cubuntu-commandlineubuntu Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-28 21:34:32
Last edited by topyli
Date: 2011-10-28 19:39:24
Requested 27 times
cupspdf <reply> Details on setting up "Print to PDF" are at http://ubuntu.wordpress.com/2006/03/23/print-to-pdf-using-cups-pdf/ Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-05-22 06:09:42
Requested 9 times
cupsweb <reply> To enable the administration functions of the !CUPS web interface, type « sudo adduser cupsys shadow », and then « sudo invoke-rc.d cupsys restart », in a console. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 13:18:44
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-04-20 00:14:31
Requested 33 times
currentissues <deleted><reply>The titlebar buttons have switched to the left during the development phase of Lucid. No need for alarm! The developers are testing this and listening to user feedback. The final decision about the position will be made after beta. Kindly be patient. For more insight, read : http://www.ivankamajic.com/?p=281 Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-12-01 08:01:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:52:28
Requested 28 times
cvs the Concurrent Versions System, the dominant open-source network-transparent version control system; it helps to manage releases and to control concurrent editing of source files among multiple authors. See: http://www.nongnu.org/cvs/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:18:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:36:43
Requested 114 times
cwillu <deleted>a bot written in PHP Added by Pici
Date: 2009-03-27 14:27:32
Last edited by bazhang
Date: 2009-03-27 14:28:29
Requested 1 times
cwillu-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> cwillu is a bot written in PHP. Added by LjL
Date: 2009-03-17 00:27:03
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-14 09:47:40
Requested 38 times
cz czech cs <reply> České uživatele žádáme, aby mluvili v kanále #ubuntu anglicky. Česky je možno se domluvit v #ubuntu-cz. Děkujeme. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:18:29
Requested 482 times
dad <deleted><reply> DaD was an alternative to !mom and has been shutdown in February 2009, see http://dad.dunnewind.net/end.php Added by Pici
Date: 2009-01-29 20:18:36
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-26 02:25:45
Requested 14 times
daily dailybuild daily build <reply>Daily builds of the CD images of the current development version of Ubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:33:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:16:25
Requested 410 times
daily-#kubuntu <reply> Daily builds of the images of the current development version of Kubuntu can be found at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/ Added by genii
Date: 2016-02-08 20:32:42
Requested 5 times
daily-#xubuntu <reply>Daily builds of the CD images for the current development version of Xubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/daily-live/current/ Added by Pici
Date: 2011-08-11 18:08:51
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-07 04:57:32
Requested 17 times
danger rmrf/ dangerous <reply> DO NOT RUN THAT COMMAND! That particular command is DANGEROUS and shouldn't be uttered here. REST OF YOU: DANGER, WILL ROBINSON, DANGER! Do not use the command or utter it here thank you! Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-03-08 18:30:18
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-11 02:10:55
Requested 1019 times
dapper drake dapper drake 6.06 <reply> Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) was the fourth release of Ubuntu. Desktop support ended on July 14th 2009, Server support ended on June 1st 2011. See !eol and !upgrade for more details. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:17:22
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-06-01 21:31:13
Requested 557 times
darwin <reply> Here's your award. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2014-05-08 06:02:59
Requested 1 times
dash <reply>/bin/sh links to the DASH shell in all releases since Ubuntu Edgy (6.10). Since DASH is not 100% compatible with the BASH shell, some scripts might break. You can make scripts execute using BASH by changing the first line of the script to « #! /bin/bash | See also https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DashAsBinSh Added by LjL
Date: 2006-10-15 22:19:13
Last edited by Pricey
Date: 2013-12-03 13:39:35
Requested 183 times
dbgsym https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProgramCrash Added by asac
Date: 2008-02-10 14:26:49
Last edited by PriceChild
Date: 2008-02-10 14:54:01
Requested 26 times
ddebs <reply> Debugging symbol packages (ending in '-dbgsym') are available in a separate !APT repository at ddebs.ubuntu.com - more info at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Debug%20Symbol%20Packages Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-01-22 04:07:44
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-03 23:10:15
Requested 29 times
de deutsch german germany <reply> In den meisten Ubuntu-Kanälen wird nur Englisch gesprochen. Für deutschsprachige Hilfe besuche bitte #ubuntu-de, #kubuntu-de, #edubuntu-de oder #ubuntu-at. Einfach "/join #ubuntu-de" eingeben. Danke für Dein Verständnis! Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-30 14:17:47
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-06-22 18:16:27
Requested 6362 times
de-#lubuntu <reply> In diesem Lubuntu-Kanal wird nur Englisch gesprochen. Wenn Sie Hilfe auf Deutsch suchen, gehen Sie zum Kanal #lubuntu-de; Geben Sie "/join #lubuntu-de" (ohne Anführungszeichen) ein und drücken Sie die Eingabetaste. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:32:59
Requested 1 times
de-#lubuntu-devel <reply> In diesem Lubuntu-Kanal wird nur Englisch gesprochen. Wenn Sie Hilfe auf Deutsch suchen, gehen Sie zum Kanal #lubuntu-de; Geben Sie "/join #lubuntu-de" (ohne Anführungszeichen) ein und drücken Sie die Eingabetaste. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:33:05
Requested 0 times
de-#lubuntu-offtopic <reply> In diesem Lubuntu-Kanal wird nur Englisch gesprochen. Wenn Sie Hilfe auf Deutsch suchen, gehen Sie zum Kanal #lubuntu-de; Geben Sie "/join #lubuntu-de" (ohne Anführungszeichen) ein und drücken Sie die Eingabetaste. Added by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:33:12
Requested 0 times
de-offtopic-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Deutschspachlige nonsense gibt es nicht hier, unless sie wollen banniert wesen. Actually, ich werde ihr bannieren anyway. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-09 17:10:33
Requested 20 times
deadbadger-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>The real story of Linux and badgers: http://www.strangehorizons.com/2004/20040405/badger.shtml Added by Madpilot
Date: 2009-11-26 12:09:28
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2011-11-16 08:35:45
Requested 5 times
deb .deb installdeb gdebi the Debian package format, also used by Ubuntu. To install .deb files, simply double-click (in Ubuntu) or click (in Kubuntu) on them to start the GDebi utility. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 10:47:18
Last edited by Jucato
Date: 2007-10-31 03:57:27
Requested 607 times
debconf a configuration management system. All packages that support debconf are configured when they are being installed. If you want to change a configuration option later, you can do so using dpkg-reconfigure Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:57:00
Requested 22 times
debdiff <reply> A simple way to patch Debian/Ubuntu packages is to attach a debdiff to a bug report, or send it to the team which handles the package. Learn more about it from http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/traditional-packaging.html#creating-a-debdiff Added by Tm_T
Date: 2010-07-02 18:13:17
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:10:33
Requested 19 times
debfoster <deleted>a command to weed unnecessary .deb packages. See http://www.fruit.eu.org/debfoster/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:41:40
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-20 05:58:31
Requested 32 times
debian-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Ubuntu and Debian are closely related. The former hates the latter and wants to kill it, while the latter despises the former and wants to destroy it. Both suck on each other's blood. Added by LjL
Date: 2013-11-19 21:41:22
Requested 8 times
debootstrap used to create a !Debian or Ubuntu base system from scratch, without requiring the availability of !dpkg or !APT. It does this by downloading !.deb files from a mirror site, and carefully unpacking them into a directory you can eventually !chroot into. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebootstrapChroot for more information Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-22 15:12:30
Last edited by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-01-02 14:49:58
Requested 115 times
deborphan a program used to clean up packages that are no longer needed (install from Synaptic/Muon). Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 11:18:53
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2014-05-09 15:04:20
Requested 38 times
debtags <reply> debtags is at http://wiki.debian.org/Debtags Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:04:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-11 21:13:53
Requested 3 times
debug debugging crash <reply> For help debugging your program, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProcedures Added by Spec
Date: 2006-07-21 21:41:23
Requested 244 times
default defaultapp <reply> To change the default application for a filetype in Nautilus, right-click on a file, select Properties -> Open With, and then change the setting. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 13:24:41
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-11-15 20:30:43
Requested 343 times
default-#kubuntu dolphin <reply> To change the default application for a filetype, go to System Settings -> Advanced -> File Associations, or System Setting -> File Associations in KDE 4.5+ Added by LjL
Date: 2008-11-15 20:31:35
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-28 18:29:33
Requested 44 times
defrag defragmentation defragment <reply> The default Ubuntu filesystem (ext4) is engineered to avoid fragmentation issues in most cases. However, there is an online defragmentation tool available if needed. For more information, see `man e4defrag` Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-20 22:49:03
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-30 19:26:16
Requested 368 times
deluge a Bittorrent client, created using Python and GTK+, intended to bring a native, full-featured client to !GTK environments such as GNOME and Xfce. See http://deluge-torrent.org/ for more information or the package 'deluge-torrent' in the package repositories. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-28 20:42:49
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-10-10 01:54:32
Requested 162 times
derivatives gnewsense mint linuxmce ultimate mce crunchbang backtrack kali based on ubuntu lxle popos <reply> The Ubuntu channels can only provide support for Ubuntu and its official flavors, since other distributions and derivatives have repository and software changes. So please use their dedicated support venues, for example: Linux Mint (#linuxmint-help on irc.spotchat.org), Kali Linux (#kali-linux), and LXLE (#lxle) <deleted>cut off... Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-24 22:57:06
Last edited by kryten
Date: 2017-04-07 20:34:03
Requested 2988 times
desktop desktops <reply> A desktop environment is what "puts the pieces of a !GUI together". The available desktop environments in Ubuntu are !GNOME (ubuntu-desktop), !KDE (kubuntu-desktop), !Xfce (xubuntu-desktop), !LXDE (lubuntu-desktop), IceWM, !Fluxbox, WindowMaker (wmaker), FVWM and others - See also !Flavors Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:23:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-02-11 03:18:14
Requested 457 times
desktopsearch strigi indexing indexers beagle kerry tracker kat pinot doodle <reply> Services to index files for fast searching include: Beagle (front-ends: beagle, catfish, gnome-main-menu, mozilla-beagle for !GNOME; kerry, kio-beagle for !KDE; beaglefs for !CLI) - Tracker (tracker-search-tool, libdeskbar-tracker for GNOME; tracker-utils for CLI) - Strigi (strigi-applet, strigi-client for KDE, strigi-utils for CLI) - Kat (for KDE) - Pinot (and pinot-applet for GNOME) - Doodle (for CLI) Added by LjL
Date: 2007-06-03 17:10:31
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-06-03 17:12:22
Requested 184 times

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