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oneiric oneric ocelot <reply> Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) was the fifteenth release of Ubuntu. !End-Of-Life on May 9th 2013, see https://ubottu.com/y/oneiric for more details. Added by Pici
Date: 2011-03-07 17:33:42
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:40
Requested 474 times
in india <reply> #ubuntu-in is the channel for Ubuntu in India Added by ompaul
Date: 2008-06-07 21:56:20
Last edited by ompaul
Date: 2008-06-07 21:57:25
Requested 473 times
saucy salamander 13.10 <reply> Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) was the 19th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on July 17th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/saucy Added by Pici
Date: 2013-04-25 16:29:47
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:03:01
Requested 471 times
pong an old atari game. It's fun! Added by imbrandon
Date: 2006-08-27 09:10:43
Requested 469 times
wiki <reply>https://wiki.ubuntu.com - Ubuntu development documentation wiki. If you are looking for system help, please refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community - the Ubuntu community documentation. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 01:04:09
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 06:39:24
Requested 465 times
ops-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> Help! Channel emergency! (ONLY use this trigger in emergencies) - Amaranth, tonyyarusso, Nalioth, Madpilot, gnomefreak, elky, Pici, Gary, Myrtti, ikonia, Flannel, lhavelund, phunyguy, h00k, funkyHat, Tm_T, hypatia, seednode, Menzador Added by tsimpson
Date: 2010-05-02 22:12:54
Last edited by dax
Date: 2020-06-14 23:46:48
Requested 465 times
xen <reply> XEN is a virtual machine monitor for x86 that supports execution of multiple guest operating systems with unprecedented levels of performance and resource isolation. Information on installing it for Ubuntu can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 20:52:39
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2007-11-11 01:19:25
Requested 460 times
steam <reply> Valve have officially announced that they are developing Steam and are working with !ubuntu during their development, see http://blogs.valvesoftware.com/linux/steamd-penguins/ for further details, see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valve for install instructions, you can also join #ubuntu-steam for discussion. Added by gnomefreak
Date: 2006-06-21 03:00:16
Last edited by genii-around
Date: 2013-02-12 02:25:54
Requested 460 times
behelpful <reply> As our !guidelines say, "When helping, be helpful". If you're not familiar with the issue at hand, let someone else handle it instead of making !offtopic comments or jokes. Added by rww
Date: 2011-07-17 23:29:29
Requested 460 times
desktop desktops <reply> A desktop environment is what "puts the pieces of a !GUI together". The available desktop environments in Ubuntu are !GNOME (ubuntu-desktop), !KDE (kubuntu-desktop), !Xfce (xubuntu-desktop), !LXDE (lubuntu-desktop), IceWM, !Fluxbox, WindowMaker (wmaker), FVWM and others - See also !Flavors Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 11:23:31
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2013-02-11 03:18:14
Requested 457 times
ro romanian romania <reply> Daca doriti ajutor sau doriti sa discutati despre Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu, intrati pe #ubuntu-ro Added by zorglu_
Date: 2006-10-08 20:21:21
Requested 453 times
omgjdong <deleted><reply> jdong: You're going to hell. Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-04-21 05:59:34
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-06-18 22:30:25
Requested 450 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 448 times
sabdfl sabdlf markshuttleworth mark mark shuttlworth mark shuttleworth shuttleworth <reply> Mark "sabdfl" Shuttleworth is our favourite cosmonaut, the founder of Canonical and the primary driver behind Ubuntu. You can find pieces of his thinking at http://www.markshuttleworth.com Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-23 11:44:04
Requested 444 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
pae <reply> Ubuntu provides only PAE-enabled kernels for 32-bit systems now. Some older CPUs may have issues with it. For more info and troubleshooting, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PAE Added by Myrtti
Date: 2010-03-30 20:27:56
Last edited by krytarik
Date: 2016-11-21 06:22:02
Requested 437 times
foo baz foo2 [baz|bar|wibble] Added by LjL
Date: 2007-09-22 14:37:00
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2014-06-19 15:50:27
Requested 436 times
girl girls <reply> Girls exist on the internet. See http://www.escapistmagazine.com/print/17/27 | http://www.xkcd.com/322/ | For more interesting reading: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Encourage-Women-Linux-HOWTO/ Added by Hobbsee
Date: 2007-08-12 09:12:44
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2008-08-08 15:33:44
Requested 435 times
cli <deleted><reply>The linux terminal or command-line interface is very powerful. Open a terminal via Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal (Gnome) or K-menu -> System -> Konsole (KDE). Guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal or type in it: man intro Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:19:48
Last edited by ikonia
Date: 2014-07-19 14:37:06
Requested 433 times
scanning xsane scan sane <reply> Scanning software: Simple-Scan (GNOME), Xsane, the GIMP (GNOME), Kooka (KDE). For instructions see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ScanningHowTo and to see supported hardware: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsScanners - See also !OCR Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 20:33:36
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-01-02 04:13:46
Requested 431 times
hu hungary hungarian <reply> Magyar nyelvű segítséget az #ubuntu-hu csatornán talál Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:18:44
Last edited by Seveas
Date: 2007-02-24 11:26:46
Requested 422 times
networkmanager network-manager network manager an application to make (wireless) networking Just Work. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/NetworkManager Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:32:39
Requested 419 times
icons desktopicons trashicon <reply> Want to see volume/trash icons on the desktop? Go to /apps/nautilus/desktop in gconf-editor (GNOME) or go to http://kudos.berlios.de/kf/kisimlar/tipsntrix.html#showtrash (KDE) Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 12:24:32
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-03-14 15:27:08
Requested 418 times
vista <deleted>a recent version of Microsoft Windows. Discussion on Windows related topics is available in ##windows. General issues on moving from Windows to Ubuntu is convered in the wiki guide at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwitchingToUbuntu/FromWindows Added by Seveas
Date: 2007-01-30 21:00:06
Last edited by rww
Date: 2014-08-12 04:25:24
Requested 418 times
freenode freenode policy <reply> freenode is the IRC network that you're on! - See http://freenode.net/project - - freenode has policies that govern how people should use the network which can be read at http://freenode.net/policies - The Ubuntuchannels on freenode also have their own !Guidelines Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 16:37:12
Last edited by Pici
Date: 2016-09-22 16:28:42
Requested 414 times
daily dailybuild daily build <reply>Daily builds of the CD images of the current development version of Ubuntu are available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 16:33:22
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2012-10-13 23:16:25
Requested 410 times
cake-#ubuntu-offtopic <reply> The cake is a !pie! Added by Pici
Date: 2007-12-18 15:52:54
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-02-11 21:29:48
Requested 410 times
botclone botcloning <reply> $nick uses supybot, which is available in the main !repositories, with additional plugins that are available at https://ubottu.com/clone.html - to help out with ubottu development please join #ubuntu-bots-devel :) Added by stdin
Date: 2008-07-24 01:34:39
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:01:37
Requested 407 times
shipit <reply> Canonical is no longer sending free Ubuntu CDs to individuals through its ShipIt program. For more information please see http://blog.canonical.com/?p=551 !LoCo teams can request CDs through this link https://forms.canonical.com/lococd/ Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-17 23:20:58
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-04-07 15:32:29
Requested 405 times
fluxbox a lightweight and responsive window manager for GNU/Linux. For how to set it up and more information see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Fluxbox Added by apokryphos
Date: 2006-06-18 17:39:32
Requested 404 times
il hebrew <reply> לשיחות בשפה העברית ולגישה לקהילת המשתמשים העברית אנא הקלד: /join #ubuntu-il Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-09 20:21:41
Requested 404 times
devices <reply> You can find the full list of devices, official images, community images, and works in progress at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices Added by IdleOne
Date: 2013-04-03 17:36:39
Requested 402 times
limewire <deleted>a popular P2P client running on the Gnutella network. To get it running, install !Java first, then download Limewire from http://www.limewire.com/LimeWireSoftOther and finally run runLime.sh. Consider !FrostWire as an alternative. Added by LjL
Date: 2006-06-26 00:31:53
Last edited by rww
Date: 2010-12-16 04:47:00
Requested 401 times
dev develop development <reply> Interested in becoming an Ubuntu Developer? Get started here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopment Added by bimberi
Date: 2007-05-07 05:24:52
Requested 401 times
slow <reply>The Ubuntu repositories and ISO mirrors are currently under heavy load. Please consider using !torrents to download ISO images, and be patient with APT updates. Also, try changing !mirrors Added by LjL
Date: 2007-04-20 00:05:06
Last edited by mneptok
Date: 2009-10-03 18:35:39
Requested 400 times
compile <reply> Compiling software from source? Read the tips at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompilingSoftware (But remember to search for pre-built !packages first). Also read !checkinstall Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 17:35:45
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-08-25 03:18:32
Requested 393 times
arabic <reply> For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية Added by LjL
Date: 2007-01-22 19:07:42
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 14:28:21
Requested 391 times
sa <reply> For the Saudi Arabia team : /join #ubuntu-sa : للانظمام الى قناة الفريق السعودي - For Arabic language support, please : /join #ubuntu-arabic : للحصول على الدعم باللغة العربية Added by ompaul
Date: 2006-07-02 16:44:02
Last edited by LjL
Date: 2008-09-30 14:28:05
Requested 388 times
ko korea korean <reply> 도움이 필요하시면 다음 채널에 조인하십시오. /join #ubuntu-ko Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-18 00:11:00
Last edited by Myrtti
Date: 2009-03-08 17:00:18
Requested 385 times
quantal 12.10 quetzal <reply> Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) was the 17th release of Ubuntu. Support ended on May 16th, 2014. See !eol, !upgrade and https://ubottu.com/y/quantal Added by Pici
Date: 2012-04-23 14:34:44
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-30 07:02:47
Requested 385 times
gtk <reply> GTK is the !GIMP toolkit, which forms the base of !GNOME and is used by many applications to provide a !GUI Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 08:29:10
Requested 383 times
ubuntu-desktop kubuntu-desktop edubuntu-desktop xubuntu-desktop lubuntu-desktop <reply> k/ed/x/l/ubuntu-desktop is a metapackage. It depends upon other packages and brings them in; you can safely remove it, but it is recommended that you re-install it when upgrading. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-17 20:50:34
Last edited by nhandler
Date: 2010-10-18 22:25:28
Requested 381 times
ar <reply> La comunidad local de Argentina se puede encontrar en #ubuntu-ar y en su canal de offtopic: #ubuntu-ar-cafe Added by jpatrick
Date: 2008-03-17 12:16:14
Requested 381 times
e enlightenment e17 <reply> Enlightenment (or "E") is a window manager for X, providing a useful, and good looking graphical shell in which to work. E17 is the current version. Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-06-19 14:00:18
Last edited by Flannel
Date: 2014-09-12 17:57:47
Requested 377 times
ubuwin win10 wsl <reply> Windows 10 has a feature called Windows Subsystem for Linux, which allows it to run Ubuntu (and other Linux distro) userspace programs without porting/recompliation. For discussion and support, see #ubuntu-on-windows or ##windows. For installation instructions, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/commandline/wsl/install_guide Added by dax
Date: 2016-03-31 07:10:24
Last edited by dax
Date: 2017-10-18 14:59:12
Requested 372 times
noroot supportroot <reply> We do not support setting a root password. You're free to do it on your own machine, but please don't offer instructions on how to set a root password or ask for help with setting it. See !root and !wfm for more information. Added by ompaul
Date: 2007-06-23 15:35:34
Last edited by IdleOne
Date: 2011-02-27 16:08:33
Requested 370 times
opsnack happiness <reply>Chocolate! And Strawberries! And ICE CREAM! Ooo! and 60 minutes +m! Added by Amaranth
Date: 2007-03-26 19:44:08
Last edited by rww
Date: 2011-06-06 02:13:45
Requested 369 times
defrag defragmentation defragment <reply> The default Ubuntu filesystem (ext4) is engineered to avoid fragmentation issues in most cases. However, there is an online defragmentation tool available if needed. For more information, see `man e4defrag` Added by Seveas
Date: 2006-07-20 22:49:03
Last edited by dax
Date: 2016-03-30 19:26:16
Requested 368 times
purexfce purexubuntu <reply> If you want to remove all !KDE and !Gnome packages and have a default !Xubuntu system follow the instructions here « http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purexfce » Added by stdin
Date: 2008-07-30 21:41:26
Last edited by knome
Date: 2013-02-08 23:37:30
Requested 366 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 364 times

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