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ツ-#ubuntu-offtopic the katakana character 'tsu' - often abused as smiley by Seveas and a truckload of other copycats ッ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-11 01:25:26
Requested 13 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
ftbs an Acronym for Failed To Build from Source Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-09-23 01:03:14
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:27:33
Requested 13 times
wink a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software. Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users || http://www.debugmode.com/wink/ Added by Hawkwind
Date: 2006-10-07 19:33:39
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2011-03-03 21:41:50
Requested 13 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
modeabuse-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The ops are bored and having a bit of fun... bear with us... they'll find something to code soon enough... Added by PriceChild
Date: 2007-01-15 22:49:43
Requested 13 times
techboard tb <reply> You can contact the technical board via email on technical-board AT lists DOT ubuntu DOT com Added by Mez
Date: 2007-10-16 21:04:43
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 03:05:24
Requested 13 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
5-a-day 5aday a community event where each person will take 5 bugs a day and work on them. Everyone is invited to help no matter your abilities! More information available at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/5-A-Day Added by nixternal
Date: 2008-02-18 21:31:26
Requested 13 times
moblock <reply> info in detail is on this wiki page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MoBlock Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-03-01 00:59:27
Requested 13 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
maybe <reply> See !lies Added by LjL
Date: 2008-10-27 22:47:38
Requested 13 times
support-#kubuntu-devel <reply> The official Kubuntu support channel is #kubuntu. Please be aware that this channel is for development only. Added by Pici
Date: 2009-01-16 19:35:42
Last edited by stdin
Date: 2009-01-16 23:18:04
Requested 13 times
gobby multiplayer gedit Added by Mez
Date: 2009-03-03 20:18:24
Requested 13 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
botdoc <reply> Documentation on the custom plugins for ubottu and clones is located at https://ubottu.com/devel/wiki/Plugins | Documentation for the official !Supybot plugins is located at https://ubottu.com/devel/supydoc/ Added by tsimpson_
Date: 2010-10-21 19:00:40
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:04:41
Requested 13 times
8ball-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Outlook not so good. mutt better. Added by rww
Date: 2011-01-05 08:29:01
Requested 13 times
paidapps usc <reply> Information about purchasing applications from the Ubuntu Software Centre including refunds, reinstalls and license keys can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Pay Added by AlanBell
Date: 2012-09-19 10:15:58
Last edited by AlanBell
Date: 2012-09-19 21:14:45
Requested 13 times
support-#ubuntustudio-devel <reply> This is the Ubuntu Studio development channel. Our official support channel is on #ubuntustudio. Also see https://askubuntu.com Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-02-12 12:24:25
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-04-26 18:48:39
Requested 13 times
lola <deleted><reply> the phone and tablet demo includes contacts and messages from fictional design personas, it can be removed https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/ReleaseNotes#Sample_content Added by AlanBell
Date: 2013-02-21 23:51:18
Last edited by dax
Date: 2018-04-29 05:41:39
Requested 13 times
uos uds <reply> The Ubuntu Online Summit will be held between 10th June - 12 June 2014. See http://summit.ubuntu.com/uos-1406/ for agenda and participation information. Added by Pici
Date: 2014-06-11 14:20:15
Requested 13 times
systemd-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Everyone arguing about systemd is wrong. See http://uselessd.darknedgy.net/ProSystemdAntiSystemd/ and ask a chanop to do @random systemd sysvinit to decide a winner. Added by rww
Date: 2014-10-21 19:13:02
Last edited by rww
Date: 2016-02-09 00:33:35
Requested 13 times
newfglrx fglrxmissing <reply> Ubuntu 16.04 and above do not contain AMD's proprietary "fglrx" video driver. Please use radeon or amdgpu instead (see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver ). We do not recommend or support downloading fglrx from other sources; please do not ask for help with it here. Added by dax
Date: 2016-04-16 05:12:35
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-16 05:12:57
Requested 13 times
es-#lubuntu <reply> En este canal de lubuntu, sólo se habla en inglés. Si busca ayuda en español, entre al canal #lubuntu-es; escriba " /join #lubuntu-es " (sin comillas) y presione intro. Added by wxl
Date: 2019-09-23 23:08:42
Last edited by wxl
Date: 2020-12-14 20:28:13
Requested 13 times
ichthux <deleted><reply> Ichthux (Linux for Christians) is an unofficial Kubuntu derivative. See http://www.ichthux.com/ Added by LjL
Date: 2006-12-19 02:18:04
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-04-02 04:19:39
Requested 12 times
bug-#ubuntu-devel <reply> If you find a bug in Ubuntu or any of its derivatives, please file a bug report at: http://bugs.ubuntu.com/ IRC is not a good medium to report bugs and this channel is for development coordination. Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-04-20 21:46:35
Requested 12 times
rtf <reply> Software packages to deal with the RTF format include: abiword, catdoc, unrtf, latex2rtf (for parsing), enscript, aft, sdf, udo, wv (for creating) Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-02 15:36:40
Requested 12 times
gift a peer-to-peer filesharing engine supporting several networks and protocols by means of plug-ins. It's available in !Universe. Clients include gifTui, giFToxic (GTK), Apollon (KDE), giFTcurs (terminal-based) - See also !P2P Added by LjL
Date: 2007-11-03 00:35:09
Requested 12 times
ops-#ubuntu-fi <reply> ninnnu, ath, Reaby, Nakkel, Vililikku, Tm_T, Myrtti, mjr, Koffa, Mirv, Telep, rhkfin tai heikki! AAAPPPUUUUVA! apuva, apuva aaapuuuva! Added by Myrtti
Date: 2008-09-01 13:35:53
Requested 12 times
amaranth-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>Why so serious? Added by Amaranth
Date: 2009-03-11 01:35:23
Last edited by Amaranth
Date: 2009-05-03 02:24:23
Requested 12 times
supybot-#ubuntu-bots <reply> ubottu is a supybot with custom plugins, for help with other supybot plugins ask in #supybot Added by stdin
Date: 2009-03-15 13:33:54
Requested 12 times
autobleh an !irssi helper script for IRC channel ops and network staff. See http://autobleh.projectnet.org/ Added by nhandler
Date: 2010-07-23 01:06:35
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-05-19 22:00:44
Requested 12 times
ubuntustudio-devel devel-#ubuntustudio contribute-#ubuntustudio ubuntustudio-contribute ubuntustudio-dev <reply> If you want to contribute to Ubuntu Studio, please visit #ubuntustudio-devel or join the mailing list from https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/Ubuntu-Studio-devel Added by tsimpson
Date: 2012-08-30 09:32:38
Requested 12 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
jack <reply> The JACK Audio Connection Kit is a sound server meant for professional applications, allowing different audio protocols and applications to interconnect in nearly unlimited ways. This is the core of Ubuntu Studio's audio workflow. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/What%20is%20JACK for more information on JACK in general. Added by wxl
Date: 2017-03-16 23:23:12
Requested 12 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
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
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
kb <reply> While it is common in the computing field to consider 1kB (one kilobyte) = 1024B (1024 bytes), the correct equation, according to standard IEEE 1541, is 1kB = 1000B. On the other hand, 1KiB (one kibibyte) = 1024B - Same goes for all multiples Added by LjL
Date: 2006-07-18 23:12:20
Requested 11 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
usersplanet <reply> A new aggregation of blogs from Ubuntu users was set up. This differs from Planet Ubuntu (found at http://planet.ubuntu.com), and you do not need to be an official Ubuntu member to join. Please see http://ubuntuweblogs.org/ to discover and http://ubuntuweblogs.org/submit.html to submit your Ubuntu-related weblogs. Added by tonyyarusso
Date: 2007-01-19 07:14:44
Requested 11 times
otherhelp <reply> If no-one here can help you you can try the ubuntu-users mailing list - https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users or the forums - http://ubuntuforums.org Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-02-16 03:07:54
Requested 11 times
timevault <reply> TimeVault is a graphical backup tool for GNOME. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TimeVault and http://launchpad.net/TimeVault Added by Spec
Date: 2007-12-27 19:02:52
Requested 11 times
vimtutor an excellent tool for learning how to use vim. It can be found in the vim-full package, among others. Added by Pici
Date: 2007-12-27 21:10:47
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2007-12-27 21:23:12
Requested 11 times
recursive <deleted><reply> see !recursive Added by Seveas
Date: 2008-01-13 20:26:28
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2009-03-13 17:22:55
Requested 11 times
hotornot <reply> We tend to strongly discourage hot-or-not style discussions about women, as they're known to discourage female geeks from participating in communities. Female participation in geek communities is really low (less than 2% on average :( ), so lets not discourage any more! See also !girls and !women for more information on how to help stop this tragedy. Added by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-11-25 08:53:16
Last edited by elkbuntu
Date: 2008-11-25 08:54:12
Requested 11 times
sanity-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply>The statistics on sanity is that one out of every four persons are suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best friends — if they’re okay, then it’s you. Added by Amaranth
Date: 2009-01-28 05:28:43
Requested 11 times
orgthingy-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Beg not the operators for a personal factoid, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup. Added by Flannel
Date: 2009-04-14 00:05:37
Requested 11 times
ops-#kubuntu-ops-monitor <reply> Not pinging anyone :) Added by tsimpson
Date: 2009-06-12 14:44:39
Last edited by tsimpson
Date: 2012-09-11 13:40:13
Requested 11 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

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