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metapackage meta-package <reply> A meta-package is a package that simply depends upon other packages and brings them in. It's not a real package, but a very useful package that can drag in other package versions. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:22:35
Requested 176 times
metalink <reply> A Metalink is a file which lists places (web mirrors, torrents) where a given file can be obtained, making downloads faster and more reliable. Metalink software and Ubuntu releases as metalinks: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Metalink Added by Pici
Date: 2010-11-02 13:15:09
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-11-02 14:10:58
Requested 11 times
meta <deleted><reply> If you would like to help in #*ubuntu* but it just goes too fast to spot interesting questions, try joining #ubuntu-meta and watching for questions there (note that it is NOT a support channel, however, and questions should still be answered in #*ubuntu*) Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-01 22:30:19
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-03-19 19:56:09
Requested 62 times
merging merge-o-matic merge <reply>Merging is the process of including changes from other distributions (most commonly Debian) into Ubuntu packages, and is typically a major focus at the beginning of each Ubuntu development cycle. Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopment/Merging for more information. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-12-02 03:01:28
Requested 13 times
menueditor-#xubuntu <reply> To edit the menus in Xubuntu, use the preinstalled menu editor MenuLibre. Read more about MenuLibre at https://smdavis.us/projects/menulibre/ Added by knome
Date: 2012-02-02 23:53:10
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2015-12-03 21:34:39
Requested 4 times
mentors-#ubuntu-motu <reply> for initial mentoring to introduce you to the MOTU world check out https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/Mentoring/Contributor Added by LaserJock
Date: 2006-07-13 21:55:22
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-08-22 00:36:17
Requested 2 times
mentor-#ubuntu-bugs <reply> Looking for a helping hand with bug triage? Read the wiki for information about requesting a bugsquad mentor: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad/Mentors Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-13 14:16:40
Requested 2 times
men-#ubuntu-women men-#ubuntu-women-project <reply> Yes, men exist within the Ubuntu Women Project. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-08-13 21:38:19
Requested 13 times
memory ram mem <reply> If you are wondering why some tools report your system has very little free memory, have a look at http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:15:41
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2014-08-21 17:42:29
Requested 668 times
membershipboard <reply> The Membership Board consists of ahoneybun, cwayne18, elacheche, hggdh, IdleOne, iulian, jcastro, Kilos, marcoceppi, popey, rickspencer3, s-fox, toddy and wxl - they are here to help, just ask! :) You can also send them an email at ubuntu-membership-boards@lists.ubuntu.com Added by Pici
Date: 2015-12-03 18:10:48
Requested 1 times
membership-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Service guarantees citizenship! Added by rww
Date: 2016-02-07 03:59:02
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-08-05 17:26:18
Requested 3 times
membership <reply>Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership/NewMember Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-22 16:02:33
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-12-04 22:29:06
Requested 96 times
member newmember <reply> Ubuntu Membership means recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community. For more info see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Membership Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 22:59:31
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2011-03-03 21:05:04
Requested 807 times
meltdown kpti <reply> Meltdown is a security issue with (primarily) Intel processors. It's mitigated by kernel patches named KPTI. Ubuntu released them in security updates for 14.04, 16.04, and 17.10. 17.04 will not receive this update. 18.04 will ship with kernel 4.15, which is patched already. 16.04 has updates for Linux 4.4 (release) and 4.13 (HWE), installs with 4.10 should upgrade to 4.13. See also !spectre, !nopti Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-03 22:56:33
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 01:35:19
Requested 54 times
meetings-#xubuntu-devel meetings-#xubuntu meetings-#xubuntu-offtopic <reply> Xubuntu community meetings are held in #xubuntu-devel - See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings for meeting times, agenda and meeting archive - Other team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting, see !logs for more Added by knome
Date: 2015-12-06 18:23:45
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-12-06 18:27:43
Requested 0 times
meetings-#edubuntu meeting-#edubuntu <reply> Edubuntu meetings are (usually) held weekly on Wednesdays, alternating between 12:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC. « @schedule » may show when the next one will be, otherwise check the !fridge. All welcome! Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-04-19 06:35:59
Last edited by bimberi
Date: 2007-05-02 22:57:54
Requested 6 times
meetings meeting ircmeetings <reply> Team meetings are held in #ubuntu-meeting - See « /msg $nick logs » for transcripts. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-01-07 15:49:31
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:57:26
Requested 62 times
meetingology a bot that runs !meetings and produces minutes - information at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/meetingology Added by elky
Date: 2011-09-06 07:24:08
Requested 6 times
meeting-#xubuntu-devel <reply> Next scheduled Xubuntu community meeting and the agenda can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Meetings Added by knome
Date: 2013-11-14 15:23:06
Requested 2 times
meeting-#ubuntu-women <reply>The Ubuntu Women meetings are held in #ubuntu-women-project. You're welcome to join us! The agenda can be found at http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Meetings Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-13 04:37:29
Requested 1 times
meeting-#ubuntu-us-az <reply>The Ubuntu Arizona LoCo team meetings are every Sunday at 9:00 PM Arizona time in our team channel, #ubuntu-us-az. Everyone is welcome!! Added by Amaranth
Date: 2008-05-17 06:39:34
Last edited by Amaranth
Date: 2008-05-17 06:39:56
Requested 3 times
meeting-#kubuntu-devel <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/Meetings Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-04 12:53:27
Requested 5 times
meeting-#kubuntu <reply>Kubuntu Meetings are usually held in #ubuntu-meeting - Agenda and info: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/Meetings Added by jussi
Date: 2010-06-04 12:52:59
Requested 0 times
medibuntu w32codecs <reply>The Medibuntu project has come to an end and its repository is no longer maintained and is offline. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-22 19:29:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-11-25 18:30:11
Requested 2803 times
meaningoflife <reply>42. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-06-29 08:14:38
Requested 9 times
mds <reply> Microarchitectural Data Sampling is a security issue with Intel processors. Update your system to receive the kernel and microcode patches. Visit https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/MDS for more info and recommendations. Added by dax
Date: 2019-05-15 16:56:23
Requested 7 times
mda <reply> A Mail Delivery Agent (MDA) is the server software for local delivery and rewriting of messages. The default MDA (and !MTA) on Ubuntu is !postfix ("procmail" or "dovecot" can also be used). See also !MailServer and !MUA Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:27:06
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 16:29:37
Requested 22 times
md5sums <reply> See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuHashes for the md5sums of Ubuntu discs. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-10-19 23:52:07
Requested 197 times
md5sum checksum <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which a checksum is provided), see https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/how-to-verify-ubuntu Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-21 05:40:18
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2020-08-15 00:12:40
Requested 456 times
md5 verify <reply> To verify your Ubuntu ISO image (or other files for which an MD5 checksum is provided), see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM or http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/answers/LQ_ISO/Checking_the_md5sum_in_Windows Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:00:46
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:52:54
Requested 3566 times
maybe <reply> See !lies Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-27 22:47:38
Requested 13 times
mavrick <reply> It is spelt !mavERick :) Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-02 11:21:35
Requested 5 times
maverick meerkat 10.10 <reply> Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) was the thirteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on April 10th, 2012, see https://ubottu.com/y/maverick for details. Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-02 11:18:59
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:05
Requested 949 times
matlab <reply> MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks. More info and install instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB Added by gpc
Date: 2011-02-12 16:32:02
Last edited by gpc
Date: 2011-02-12 16:41:59
Requested 31 times
mathematica <reply> For help installing Mathematica on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Mathematica Added by jrib
Date: 2011-02-14 18:17:00
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2011-02-14 18:17:33
Requested 7 times
mate <reply> Ubuntu MATE is a supported !flavor of Ubuntu that uses MATE as the default desktop environment. It functions similarly to older versions of GNOME. For more information, see https://ubuntu-mate.org/ Added by dax
Date: 2016-03-29 14:47:42
Requested 58 times
marketplace <reply> Find a company that provides local support for Ubuntu desktops and servers in the Ubuntu Marketplace: http://webapps.ubuntu.com/marketplace/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-09 13:16:39
Requested 2 times
marillat a repository created for Debian. Please don't use it on Ubuntu. Consider using !medibuntu Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:10:37
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2009-01-06 03:55:22
Requested 11 times
maple <reply> To install Maple, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Maple Added by jrib
Date: 2008-05-04 18:50:10
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2008-05-04 18:50:24
Requested 13 times
manuals <deleted>for an introduction and a bit more on how to get the best out of your ubuntu install please check out https://help.ubuntu.com/ Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-09-15 10:06:01
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-05-18 23:56:18
Requested 1 times
manual <reply> The Ubuntu Manual will help you become familiar with everyday tasks such as surfing the web, listening to music and scanning documents. With an emphasis on easy to follow instructions, it is suitable for all levels of experience. http://ubuntu-manual.org/ Added by Pici
Date: 2010-04-29 00:06:17
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2010-04-29 00:09:15
Requested 2060 times
man-#kubuntu <reply>The "man" command brings up the Linux manual pages for the command you're interested in. Try "man intro" at the command line, or type man:/ in Konqueror's location bar. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal Added by Jucato
Date: 2007-10-04 15:10:11
Requested 17 times
man human-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>No manual entry for human Added by Flannel
Date: 2014-05-17 03:23:09
Requested 2 times
man manpage <reply> The "man" command brings up the Linux manual pages for the command you're interested in. Try "man intro" at the command line, or see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal | Manpages online: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:34:53
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2009-06-23 00:01:49
Requested 616 times
mako <deleted><reply>Benjamin "Mako" Hill is a member of the Community Council and co-author of The Official Ubuntu Book. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-11-14 15:43:57
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2012-01-03 09:54:30
Requested 18 times
maintainer <reply> The "Maintainer" field in a package's information (debian/control) should indicate the Ubuntu team responsible for the Ubuntu specific changes to a package (often the !MOTU for !Universe packages). The original maintainer is preserved in the field "XSBC-Original-Maintainer". Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-13 18:10:50
Requested 18 times
mainline-#ubuntu-se <reply> Ubuntus kernel-team tillhandahåller kontinuerliga byggen av den senaste Linuxkärnan, som kan vara änvändbara för att isolera fel eller att testa de senaste ändringarna. Mer information finns via https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds Added by pangolin
Date: 2012-02-25 10:40:43
Requested 4 times
mainline kernel-mainline <reply> The kernel team supply continuous mainline kernel builds which can be useful for tracking down issues or testing recent changes in the Linux kernel. More information is available at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-10 12:07:20
Requested 666 times
maininclusion <reply>Main Inclusion Report - see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MainInclusionProcess for more information. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-07 23:20:50
Requested 0 times
mailserver mail server smtp <reply> Ubuntu supports the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and provides mail server software of many kinds. You can install a basic email handling configuration with the "Mail server" task during installation, or with the "tasksel" command. See also https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MailServer and https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/email-services.html Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-11 15:58:41
Last edited by knome
Date: 2015-07-27 16:43:32
Requested 254 times

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