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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
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
firefox3 <deleted><alias> ff3 Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2008-05-11 10:11:04
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-08-17 00:04:32
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
nyan-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply>nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan <deleted><reply>nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan Added by Flannel
Date: 2011-06-17 07:34:04
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-09-25 06:49:55
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
kirby-#offtopic <deleted><reply> <(^.^<) <(^.^)> (>^.^)> Added by Spec
Date: 2007-09-14 20:46:25
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 03:07:00
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
jono-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> John O'Bacon is the former ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlYk4RlOnJY ) Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical. When he's not writing blog posts and tweeting, he spends time manufacturing all the bacon on the planet while singing for death metal bands. Added by rww
Date: 2014-01-14 06:08:20
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-05-20 19:04:36
Requested 11 times
bing-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> ban Added by rww
Date: 2014-03-07 05:22:34
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-01-18 01:48:12
Requested 11 times
fuchs-#ubuntu-offtopic <deleted><reply> http://i.imgur.com/b3mcM.jpg (not on fire) Added by rww
Date: 2014-09-17 15:29:16
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2015-03-11 22:42:24
Requested 11 times
drown <reply> Ubuntu is not vulnerable to the SSLv2 DROWN attack. Please see https://ubottu.com/y/drown and https://drownattack.com/ for more information. Added by Pici
Date: 2016-03-01 15:15:51
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:03:43
Requested 11 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 11 times

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