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inappropriate <deleted><reply> The current discussion topic is inappropriate for this channel. Please stop. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2006-12-14 07:15:47
Last edited by knome
Date: 2014-03-19 19:37:22
Requested 35 times
hurd <reply> The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is not ready for production use, as there are still many bugs and missing features. http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd.html Added by apokryphos
Date: 2007-01-20 16:13:01
Requested 35 times
ops-#ubuntu-meeting <reply> Help! Seveas, Hobbsee, LjL, ompaulafk, Keybuk, mdz, sabdfl, janimo, ogra, mdke, dholbach, or jono Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:12:49
Requested 35 times
myself-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> I know all there is to know about myself, and more. What about you? Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-23 15:54:40
Requested 35 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
ubuntutweak <reply> Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that automates some things; however, it is potentially dangerous, and an informal review of its code is pending. Most of the things it does can be done by the use of other tools. Please don't ask for or provide support for it in Ubuntu support channels. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-19 20:41:02
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2012-03-09 22:37:31
Requested 35 times
juju <reply>Juju is a open source devops platform created to allow rapid deployment of applications in the cloud. More info at https://juju.ubuntu.com/ Added by bkerensa
Date: 2012-08-17 20:05:46
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-08-02 20:22:24
Requested 35 times
enablementstack <reply> The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases. see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack Added by k1l
Date: 2015-02-08 13:52:20
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2015-02-08 13:58:37
Requested 35 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 35 times
koffice <deleted><reply> Integrated office suite for KDE, including word processing, spreadsheet, flow charting, image manipulation. For more info see: http://koffice.kde.org. Upgraded Kubuntu !Dapper packs at http://kubuntu.org/announcements/koffice-16.php Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 15:51:44
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2009-11-08 01:12:30
Requested 34 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
requirements-#xubuntu xfcemem xfcespace reqs-#xubuntu <reply> The hardware requirements for Xubuntu can be found at http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/ Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-23 15:50:11
Last edited by knome
Date: 2012-11-30 16:34:20
Requested 34 times
enablesources chrepo <reply> Enable the standard Ubuntu repositories by going to System > Administration > Software Sources - See !repositories for detailed information Added by LjL
Date: 2008-01-26 03:07:22
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-01-26 03:07:45
Requested 34 times
politics-#ubuntu-uk <reply>Please take political discussion to ##politics-uk. Thank you! Added by jpds
Date: 2009-12-28 22:01:07
Last edited by jpds
Date: 2009-12-28 22:03:13
Requested 34 times
quietxchat <deleted><alias> quietirc Added by IdleOne
Date: 2011-05-12 15:44:29
Last edited by dax
Date: 2019-10-28 14:57:10
Requested 34 times
isitout-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Yes, and sit out you shall. Added by Flannel
Date: 2014-04-17 08:21:53
Requested 34 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
jigdo the jigsaw downloader for building cd isos. for more information see http://www.debian.org/CD/jigdo-cd/ Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-03-30 04:16:41
Requested 33 times
logs-#ubuntu-uk <deleted><reply> Channel logs can be found at http://logs.ubuntu-eu.org/ Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-05-24 14:41:02
Last edited by Tm_T
Date: 2010-11-24 09:14:26
Requested 33 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
hardysources <reply> In System->Admin->Software Sources, enable (main) (universe) (restricted) and (multiverse) and disable the Cdrom on the Ubuntu Software tab. On the Updates tab, enable (hardy-security) and (hardy-updates). Added by nickrud
Date: 2008-06-14 07:57:12
Last edited by Seeker`
Date: 2008-06-19 01:24:13
Requested 33 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
citrix <reply> For help configuring the Citrix ICA Client, see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CitrixICAClientHowTo Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-05 13:23:41
Requested 32 times
shut up! <reply> :x Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-11-27 20:30:14
Requested 32 times
gtalk <reply> Google Talk (GTalk) is an instant messaging program from Google. Currently, Google does not have an official standalone GTalk client for Linux, but supports connections from third-party clients such as !Pidgin and !Kopete | See http://www.google.com/talk/otherclients.html for more information Added by somerville32
Date: 2007-01-09 08:44:17
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2008-11-13 04:33:22
Requested 32 times
fiesty <reply> It is spelt "FEIsty" :) Added by Mez
Date: 2007-01-27 08:11:30
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-09-21 19:19:53
Requested 32 times
ops-#ubuntu-kernel <reply> Help! lamont, zul, T-Bone, mdz, or jdub Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2007-04-02 12:16:11
Requested 32 times
redmond not relevent to my interests. Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-02-10 01:03:29
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-05-12 17:18:00
Requested 32 times
ops-#lubuntu <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - bioterror, genii, hyperair, IAmNotThatGuy, jared, krytarik, Myrtti, stlsaint, Unit193, wxl. Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-09-22 21:43:56
Last edited by Unit193
Date: 2016-10-09 17:08:35
Requested 32 times
fx6 ff6 firefox6 <deleted><reply> Firefox 6 has been released as a security update for 11.04. For 10.04 and 10.10, you can use the unofficial and unsupported PPA at https://launchpad.net/~mozillateam/+archive/firefox-stable Added by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 00:08:32
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:41:53
Requested 32 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 32 times
extras <reply> extras.ubuntu.com is an external !repo for new software made available after the Ubuntu release. This repository is not part of the Ubuntu distribution and the software is completely unsupported by the Ubuntu team, but the original authors may offer some support. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 19:32:42
Last edited by elky
Date: 2010-09-24 03:33:30
Requested 31 times
omgvorian-#ubuntuforums <reply> Vorian, you are in hell. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-28 04:58:14
Requested 31 times
logo <reply> Official Ubuntu artwork including the Ubuntu logo can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Official Added by jrib
Date: 2007-07-16 21:55:56
Last edited by jrib
Date: 2007-07-16 21:56:01
Requested 31 times
ttyerror <reply> If you get an error on boot similar to « /bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off », you can try the fixes proposed at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TTYError Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-26 18:04:04
Requested 31 times
queue newqueue new queue <reply> The queue of packages awaiting approval to enter the archive (also known as the NEW queue) and scheduled to build it at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/$curDevelLower/+queue Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-02-04 19:55:54
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-26 23:28:32
Requested 31 times
puppy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> No, you can't have a puppy. Much less when you're riotkittie Added by Pici
Date: 2008-11-14 01:17:00
Requested 31 times
brokenmsn <deleted><reply> MS upgraded their MSN Messenger servers, causing newest 3rd party clients unable to connect. Workaround for pidgin 2.5.2 users is « sudo apt-get install msn-pecan » Restart pidgin, create an account of type wlm and supply your MSN credentials Added by Tm_T
Date: 2009-01-12 16:34:49
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-02-22 00:20:24
Requested 31 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
controls-#ubuntu+1 <deleted><reply> In Lucid you may notice that the window controls min/max/close is now on the left side. | For more information please see http://alturl.com/yvgv | To change it back to right side using a terminal please see http://alturl.com/x5d6. Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2010-03-25 11:46:48
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2010-04-04 01:47:30
Requested 31 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
rmb cjohnston, cyphermox, Destine, ejat, hggdh, IdleOne, iulian, micahg, Pendulum, PabloRubienes, freeflying, jared, s-fox, amachu, chilicuil, rickspencer3 and popey. Meeting time. Added by IdleOne
Date: 2012-11-14 17:09:14
Last edited by popey
Date: 2014-11-19 12:10:05
Requested 31 times
optimus <reply> Ubuntu uses nvidia-prime to support optimus videocards. Added by knome
Date: 2014-01-04 20:24:59
Last edited by k1l
Date: 2016-03-15 22:51:02
Requested 31 times
pkexec <reply> pkexec is a PolicyKit tool that allows an authorized user to run (graphical) applications as another user. To run a graphical application (e.g. gedit) which can write to the entire filesystem, use e.g. "pkexec env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$XAUTHORITY gedit /etc/environment" Added by knome
Date: 2015-06-25 22:56:08
Last edited by hggdh
Date: 2019-03-31 04:02:52
Requested 31 times
aol-#ubuntu-offtopic something we don't suggest you do even in the privacy of your own home Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-01-15 22:57:07
Requested 30 times
filesystems <reply> ext3 and ext4 are the default filesystems in Ubuntu (and many other Linuxes). Alternative Linux filesystems include reiserfs and xfs. fat32 and ntfs are DOS/Windows filesystems. hfs and hfs+ are filesystems for the Mac. More info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_file_systems Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-04-27 00:36:30
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2011-01-05 12:49:11
Requested 30 times
opendns <deleted><reply>To set up OpenDNS in Ubuntu, see https://store.opendns.com/setup/device/ubuntu/ Added by jpds
Date: 2008-07-23 16:16:31
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 15:52:09
Requested 30 times
mongodb-#ubuntu-offtopic webscale-#ubuntu-offtopic web scale. Added by elky
Date: 2010-09-10 12:04:13
Requested 30 times
askubuntu stackexchange ubuntu-stack ubuntu-stackexchange <reply> AskUbuntu is a support resource that offers non-realtime support by the community! Can't get your problem fixed on IRC? Try AskUbuntu! - http://askubuntu.com/ You can discuss AskUbuntu in #ubuntu-stack Added by Pici
Date: 2010-10-13 17:31:19
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-10-14 01:06:23
Requested 30 times
unity8 <deleted><reply> Unity8 is the next Unity Desktop running on Mir. It is already used on the smartphones running ubuntu-touch (!touch) and can be tested on the Desktop in 16.10 by selecting it on the login screen. Added by k1l_
Date: 2016-02-24 22:07:03
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:16:47
Requested 30 times

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