View Full Version : Guide to Forum features ** INCLUDES: Thanking, beans, titles, searching, and more

March 16th, 2008, 06:45 PM
Welcome to UbuntuForums! We hope you are satisfied with the support you get, and enjoy community participation. This forum is large, and confusing sometimes when starting. Here are a few helpful guides to common tasks and features.

If you have any problems not answered here, you can post in the Forum Feedback and Help (http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=48)

The Basics

Where do I post a thread? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4526971&postcount=2)
How do I make a new thread? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4527023&postcount=3)
How do I attach an image to my post? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4527031&postcount=4)
How do I post images on the forum? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=5241145&postcount=31)
How do I find my old threads? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4527039&postcount=5)
How do I mark my thread as solved? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4527051&postcount=6)
How to make a poll (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=726458)
How do I Suscribe to a Thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4537471&postcount=9)
How and why to report posts (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=5079410&postcount=18)
Complete Guide to BBCode (http://ubuntuforums.org/misc.php?do=bbcode)

Users and Members

What do the pictures and titles mean??? Here's where you can find out about the beans (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=239560)
Ubuntu Members (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=2662194)
What do the colours of user's names mean? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4561527&postcount=11)
Announcement: PMming and/or IMming mods (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=317975)

Other Features and Topics

All about the Thanks feature (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=702596)
Why UbuntuForums.org uses vBulletin (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=724506)
Stickies (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4734298&postcount=17)
Necromancy and Archaeology (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=5086471&postcount=22)

Offsite Links

Ubuntu Search Engine (http://crunchbang.org/ubuntu-search-engine/)
Ubuntu IRC channel Appeal Processes (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IrcTeam/AppealProcess)
Ubuntu IRC Guidelines (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IrcGuidelines?highlight=(irc))

To write a tutorial and have it listed, post on this thread: Tutorials on Forum Basics (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=726150)