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lnw <reply> Want to know the differences between Windows and Linux? This guide, called "Linux is Not Windows" is a pretty good read -- http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-09-01 12:32:19
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-09-01 12:49:34
Requested 206 times
lm-sensors sensors fan <reply> To access CPU temperature sensors and detect fan speeds, install the lm-sensors package. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SensorInstallHowto for installation and usage instructions. Added by jrib
Date: 2007-09-27 03:50:30
Last edited by jussi01
Date: 2009-03-12 10:20:42
Requested 365 times
lk <deleted>Sri Lanka. If you want support in Sinhalese, get in to #ubuntu-lk Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:45:56
Last edited by housecat
Date: 2020-04-22 03:33:17
Requested 11 times
livepatch <reply> Canonical Livepatch is a service offered by Canonical for 64 bit 14.04 and higher installs that modifies the currently running kernel for updates without the need to restart. More information can be found at https://ubottu.com/y/livepatch and https://www.ubuntu.com/server/livepatch Added by Pici
Date: 2016-10-28 15:56:01
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2018-08-29 19:47:45
Requested 44 times
live live cd livecd <reply> The Ubuntu Desktop ISO is a "Live" image, which can be run without altering existing files on your hard drive. Especially useful for testing your hardware's compatibility, it also includes an install option. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:24:06
Last edited by SonikkuAmerica
Date: 2016-10-16 00:50:29
Requested 630 times
list-it questo è un canale di aiuto solo, non è un canale o rete di distributione di fila Added by Mamarok
Date: 2009-08-11 16:24:34
Requested 7 times
list lista <reply>$who: No warez here! This is not a file sharing channel (or network); read the channel topic. If you're looking for information about me, type « /msg $nick !bot ». If you're looking for a channel, see « /msg $nick !alis ». Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 02:32:32
Last edited by m4v
Date: 2013-02-28 16:50:30
Requested 5384 times
linux-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Linux, is in fact, GNU/Linux, or as I've recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. Added by dax
Date: 2016-04-11 02:00:47
Requested 22 times
linux virus linuxvirus <reply> The short life and hard times of a Linux Virus http://librenix.com/?inode=21 Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:15:23
Requested 119 times
linux <reply> Linux is the kernel (core) of the Ubuntu operating system. Many operating systems use Linux as a kernel. For more information on Linux in general, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:35:48
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2009-11-15 15:39:12
Requested 1043 times
links <reply> DON'T POST LINKS! $curDevel isn't out until it's announced, and indicating anything otherwise causes the server to get more load, thus making the release LATER. Is that what you want? Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2009-10-28 23:56:25
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-26 23:24:14
Requested 43 times
lilo an alternative [Li]nux Boot[Lo]ader. Note: it is recommended that you use GRUB on Ubuntu instead. Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-19 12:12:07
Requested 255 times
lightscribe <reply> For information on how to use LightScribe on Ubuntu please see the Wiki at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LightScribe Added by Seeker`
Date: 2009-04-18 23:06:11
Requested 10 times
life-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> "Life" is a so-called game created by John Conway. But make no mistake: it's really no fun at all. Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-22 15:11:04
Requested 132 times
life something very few people know about in this channel - and anyway, it's probably offtopic, perhaps you want to try #ubuntu-offtopic Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-22 15:10:06
Requested 215 times
lies-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> 50% of this is true. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-03-10 23:07:27
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2014-02-12 03:03:27
Requested 6 times
lies <reply> Mostly just statistics and factoids, but also windicators! Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-07 15:24:59
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-06-16 05:04:01
Requested 289 times
libsslbug sslbug heartbleed <reply> A fix for the recent OpenSSL vulnerabilities (2014-0076 & 0160) has been pushed to the Ubuntu repositories. See http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2165-1/ and http://heartbleed.com/ for more information. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2008-05-14 01:47:38
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-06-02 06:36:09
Requested 119 times
library packaging guide lib-p-g <reply> http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer/column/libpkg-guide/libpkg-guide.html Added by fdoving
Date: 2007-03-18 00:50:56
Requested 6 times
libera libera policy <reply> Libera is the IRC network that you're on! See https://libera.chat/about - Libera has policies that govern how people should use the network which can be read at https://libera.chat/policies - The Ubuntu channels on Libera also have their own !Guidelines Added by kryten
Date: 2021-05-24 22:58:03
Requested 4 times
lgpl the Lesser GPL, formerly called the Library GPL. See http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:36:34
Requested 11 times
lfs <reply> LFS is Linux From Scratch ( http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/ ) - not to be confused with !LTS, which is the long term support release of Ubuntu Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-04-20 15:24:19
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:38:31
Requested 126 times
lenovobug intel-spi intelspi 17.10.1 <reply> The original release of Ubuntu 17.10 contained a bug that makes firmware memory read-only. See https://pad.lv/1734147 for more info. This bug has been fixed in 17.10's repositories (so upgrades are safe) and new ISOs have been released (look for 17.10.1 in the filename). Added by dax
Date: 2018-01-10 02:40:55
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-01-12 20:50:38
Requested 17 times
leetrainbow <reply> 051043073087 03i095 10n11i02g12h06-13i05n04c07008m03p09r10311h02312n06513i05b041073 087030 09u105 11n02012006b13s, 05404n07d 08n03009b10011d02y 12c06413r053045 07i08f 03U09R 104 111023123067 13h05404x07008r03. 09G10i11v023 12i067 134 05r04307508703. Added by dax
Date: 2016-06-13 23:09:21
Requested 5 times
leet 1337 <reply> 1337 i5 nigh-inc0mpr3h3n5ib13 70 u5 n00bs, 4nd n0b0dy c4r35 if UR 4 1337 h4x0r. Giv3 i7 4 r357. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-10-22 20:34:05
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2012-08-07 15:38:27
Requested 443 times
ldap <reply> LDAP is the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. For more information, installation instructions and getting clients to authenticate via LDAP see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenLDAPServer Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-29 23:50:51
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2009-02-03 11:24:16
Requested 250 times
lb <reply> The Lebanese LoCo team is only a couple of clicks away. Discover its flavor in #ubuntu-lb Added by jrib
Date: 2008-08-30 16:27:28
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-08-30 16:43:37
Requested 27 times
lazy <deleted><reply> But perhaps operators are lazy, and would rather wait for you to submit a good factoid entry instead... Added by LjL
Date: 2007-12-28 03:07:01
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-04-11 20:13:18
Requested 28 times
launchpad malone lp <reply> Launchpad is a collection of development services for Open Source projects. It's Ubuntu's bug tracker, and much more; see https://launchpad.net/ Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 21:03:15
Last edited by Amaranth
Date: 2007-10-15 11:51:49
Requested 753 times
launch-feedback <reply> The Launch Feedback setting can be found in KControl. Press Alt+F2 and type in "kcontrol" (without the quotes). It is located under the Appearance and Themes group Added by Jucato
Date: 2006-10-28 15:53:06
Requested 4 times
latest newest <reply> Packages in Ubuntu may not be the latest. Ubuntu aims for stability, so "latest" may not be a good idea. Post-release updates are only considered if they are fixes for security vulnerabilities, high impact bug fixes, or unintrusive bug fixes with substantial benefit. See also !backports, !sru, and !ppa. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 13:43:19
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-03-22 05:25:44
Requested 1434 times
lart-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> L.A.R.T. is a development tool used for social engineering. [Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool] Added by LjL
Date: 2006-11-21 22:47:59
Last edited by jussi
Date: 2010-04-18 13:35:02
Requested 104 times
lart <reply>LART has been disabled in this bot. Added by jussi01
Date: 2010-03-26 10:27:33
Requested 52 times
laptop notebook <reply> Laptop support information can be found on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportMachinesLaptops - http://www.linux-laptop.net/ - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LaptopTestingTeam - http://tuxmobil.org Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:06:13
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:49:35
Requested 523 times
language-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> Estas terure maŝino-tradukita esperanto. Added by dax
Date: 2016-03-23 01:50:10
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-06-08 17:21:16
Requested 30 times
language ohmy langauge ffs foad gtfo nsfw profanity swear swearing curse cursing cuss <reply> Please avoid any language that may be considered offensive, including acronyms and obfuscation of such - also see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/Guidelines || The main channels are English only, for other languages, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/ChannelList Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-02 10:45:17
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-24 04:47:22
Requested 20936 times
langpack <deleted><reply>A recent update broke some KDE language packs, leaving the user unable to login. (http://launchpad.net/bugs/195647) This has now been fixed and an updated package is in the -updates repo. If you removed the packages with the interim fix you can reinstall them with: << sudo apt-get install language-pack-kde-en language-pack-kde-en-base >> Added by jussi01
Date: 2008-02-26 19:26:10
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-01-30 08:26:50
Requested 24 times
landscape <reply> Landscape makes the management and monitoring of Ubuntu systems simple and effective by combining world-class support with easy to use online management tools. https://landscape.canonical.com/ Added by Pici
Date: 2009-03-04 19:42:41
Requested 87 times
lamp <reply> LAMP is an acronym for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP. However, the term is often used for setups using alternative but different software, such as Perl or Python instead of PHP, and Postgres instead of MySQL. For help with setting up LAMP on Ubuntu, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP - See also the Server CD installation process. Added by Madpilot
Date: 2006-06-24 13:06:23
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2012-11-25 22:16:03
Requested 5110 times
lag <reply> You have lag, I don't have lag Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-19 19:50:31
Requested 359 times
label <reply> To rename the labels of your partitions, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RenameUSBDrive. Added by jrib
Date: 2008-06-25 00:23:45
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2008-06-25 00:24:29
Requested 101 times
l33t <reply> 1337 i5 n1gh-inc0mpr3h3n5ib13 70 u5 n00bs, 4nd n0b0dy c4r35 if UR 4 1337 h4x0r. Giv3 i7 4 r357. Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-09-16 21:17:55
Last edited by Spec
Date: 2008-02-11 21:18:09
Requested 52 times
kylin ubuntukylin <reply> Ubuntu Kylin is a variant of Ubuntu that focuses on Chinese users. It is an official part of Ubuntu. For more information, see http://www.ubuntukylin.com/ Added by rww
Date: 2014-01-19 07:10:14
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2018-04-30 16:42:01
Requested 105 times
kxstudio <reply> KXStudio is a software repository for Debian-based operating systems for audio production. It is not supported by Ubuntu or Ubuntu Studio, and using its repo is highly discouraged as it can overwrite system and user settings. Support in #kxstudio. See also https://askubuntu.com/a/1249739/952110 Added by hggdh
Date: 2019-04-17 15:20:13
Last edited by el
Date: 2020-06-12 20:36:55
Requested 27 times
kwallet a subsystem that provides a convenient and secure way to manage all your passwords. More information is available at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/kwallet Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-05-28 09:52:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:53:57
Requested 22 times
kvm the preferred virtualization approach in Ubuntu. For more information see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-07-07 22:33:19
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2008-07-07 22:33:36
Requested 305 times
kubuntu-bugs <reply>Major Kubuntu desktop bugs can be found at https://bugs.launchpad.net/~kubuntu-bugs Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2007-12-22 05:10:53
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-14 19:53:27
Requested 14 times
kubuntu-#ubuntu-fi <reply> Kubuntu on Ubuntun rinnakkaisjakelu, joka käyttää KDE-ohjelmistoja ja KDE Plasma -työpöytäympäristöä. Katso http://kubuntu.org/ saadaksesi lisätietoa. - Saadaksesi tukea, liity kanavalle #kubuntu-fi - Katso myös !kde Added by Tm_T
Date: 2012-07-03 16:19:17
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2012-07-03 16:22:55
Requested 0 times
kubuntu <reply> Kubuntu is the Ubuntu flavour using KDE Software and the KDE Plasma Workspaces. See https://kubuntu.org for more information - For support join #kubuntu - See also !kde Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-08-02 23:45:20
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-22 21:35:42
Requested 1210 times
krack <reply> KRACK is a group of attacks against the wireless WPA2 protocol and related software. Ubuntu clients are protected against it if they are updated; see https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3455-1/ for details. Networking equipment needs updating if using 802.11r, repeater mode, or other AP-as-client configurations, which most are not. See https://www.krackattacks.com/ for technical details. Added by dax
Date: 2017-10-21 20:53:27
Requested 5 times

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