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Launchpad Bug Tracker integration?

Would it be possible to add a little "Bug Tracker" module to questions? For example, posting something like <bug>ubuntu:linux:123456</bug> would show BRIEF information about Launchpad Bug ...
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There are questions being closed as EOL when they are still supported

This question is because of some close votes due to EOL are wrong - I expect it is quite a lot. This is a review of a question (admittedly too broad / unclear)- it was flagged as being EOL for being ...
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My badge count is different in different places, and I don't like it

This is related (but not a duplicate as this is a feature request). So here is my profile page: The first red box totals 58. The second red box says 41. If I count the number of badges I get 58. ...
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Tag synonym request: [window-placement] -> [window-managment]

The two tags window-placement and window-management are essentially synonyms. Since it has only been used 7 times, window-placement should probably be deleted, especially since the description for ...
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Make numeric only/composed of just numbers tags that should only be created by moderators

Everyone knows I hate with burning passion version specific tags. The reasons are explained here and elsewhere, but that's not what I'm going to ask about. Today, I again removed the 14.04.1 for ...
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Community bumping on AU

The Community user bumps old, not-well-answered questions regularly. While that maybe a good fit on most SE sites, I'm not sure of its applicability to AU. We follow a strong and strict release ...
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How to suscribe for Hot command-line questions?

I want to subscribe (email) notification/newsletter for ony Hot questions that tagged with command-line. How to get such type of facility? Note: I don't want to get notify on every new question ...
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Yesterday was 23 hours ago

This should possibly be on Stack Exchange. In all the review queues, the times are a bit wrong. I am posting this close enough to 17:00 BST, so 16:00 UTC. So yesterday was 16 hours ago. I took this ...
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When I have completed the reviews, I still get the number in the top bar

So today I (unusually) reached the max (20) in the suggested edits queue. As you can see, the orange box refers to the suggested edits queue - confirmed because when I click it goes to the ...
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Top search results are duplicate questions?

I just ran a search for install eclipse and I was surprised to see, as the top search result: Install Eclipse eclipse install These are both marked (respectively) as duplicates of: How to ...
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Persistance of review number on top bar even after review is complete

Say, I've got 3 posts for review. After I've reviewed all three, the top bar still shows that 3 posts are up for review. Now, if I go and click the review button, I just get a screen saying that there ...
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Review possible improvement

For reviewing I always try to leave a comment if there needs to be improvement, expansion, etc. I have been reviewing a lot of vague (new) posts recently. I do not want to downvote a potentially ...
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Should System76, and other Canonical Partners, be given a tag?

Just pragmatically speaking from System76's point of view, and other partners of Canonical; I would imagine that it would be in their interest to have an account which was subscribed to a system76 ...
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Could anything tagged with “installation” not appear on the front page

As you may know, we are trying to remove all of the installation tags. However, when I edit a whole load of posts (even just 4 or 5) it ruins the look of the front page - it is all old posts last ...
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Sometimes Ctrl+Enter works, sometimes not

When you edit an answer or question you can press Ctrl+Enter to save and finish (same as sending an email on gmail). This works in a couple of other places, but not when you are submitting a question ...
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Could our quote style be different to the code style? [duplicate]

Related. This suggestion has been added as an answer. On Ask Ubuntu, this is what our code looks like compared to our quote style: Code here is obviously code. But quotes look almost the same. ...
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A user only asks questions

I seem to remember reading this somewhere, but I can't find it on this meta at least... A saw a user who has 530+ rep but has only asked questions - 53:9 q:a. So he has quite a lot of privileges, ...
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Add launchpad quick link

For the comments we have lots of links, such as [se] and [ubuntu.se]. I thought it would be helpful to have a [launchpad] link, so we can easily direct users to it - i.e. the bug report site - ...
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For the “installation” and “install” tags, shouldn't we remove them from the list of suggestions?

Basically whenever I ask a question that pertains to any type of installation, it provides the install or installation tags in the suggestions, not the allowed ones system-installation and ...
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Should we be able to review 40 close votes when the queue length is less than 1000?

I recently asked this question on Meta Close Vote review queue 40 or 20? Regarding why on some days I have been able to review 40 close reviews but on others only 20 and received the answer that ...
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Would a off-topic tag warning be a good-idea?

Here on Ask Ubuntu we have quite a lot of tags for various Linux distributions/Operating Systems/things that could be off-topic if specific about them: debian, mint, fedora, crunchbang, windows, ...
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How to sort/find tags based on used & votes?

I want to sort/list tags on Ask Ubuntu based on use. For example: used this week (no. of questions tagged this week) used this month/year (no. of questions tagged this month/year) Another example ...
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Always Allow Voting and Commenting Privleges For Users With More than 200 on other Stack Exchange Sites

As the question Am I allowed to ask for a rep boost indicates, offering a bounty without realizing that you will no longer be able to comment or vote seems to not be atypical. This is exactly what ...
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Use browsers' user-agent to alert users they might be on the wrong site

We still get a fair number of people posting things on the wrong site. This is largely because they think their distribution is a derivative or is somehow related to Ubuntu and that makes this the ...
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Can we create a “template question”

Some users (especially first time users) ask completely rubbish questions, such as How do I get a an Atheros AR242x wireless adapter working on an HP G70 laptop?, they say "unfortunately wi-fi is not ...
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Show a notification count in the title

At present, the Ask Ubuntu questions page changes the title to add a count of questions with new activity since the page was loaded. I think it'd be a lot more, if not just as much, useful to show a ...
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Similar background for Blockquote and Preformatted(code)

On askubuntu there is similar background-foramtting for Blockquote text and Preformatted (code) text. Example-1 (with preformatted/coded text): sudo apt-get update Example-2 (with block-quoted ...
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Can we please ban unrelated programming questions?

This issue has been discussed in the past: Why was a purely programming-related question not moved/closed? But I disagree with Andrea Corbellini because I believe that the question Emit signal for ...
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Proposal for a new filter called 'favourite tags'

Okay, let me show you a screen shot first:- I would like to call these 'Filters' available for me to search for questions without typing anything in the search box manually. But seriously I would ...
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When reviewers vote to close for different reasons I want the real votes on the “closed” panel

During the Close Votes Review there often exist two different approaches about why a question should be closed (I don't count "leave open" now). At the end (after 5 votes to close) the majority ...
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Enable the easy review close queue filtering interface

We are almost reaching the 1k items in the close queue (we are second, only behind Stack Overflow), so I think we should make any attempt to make folks review stuff and for that reason I ask to enable ...
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an stack app as a notebook

Is there any stack app for this web site which like a note book. This site is my google and I wish to find an ability which let me to put my notes on that. I am looking for any feature or stack app ...
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Would it be helpful to see question comments on the question edit page?

Would it be helpful for those occasions when someone is trying to edit a question to incorporate extra information provided in comments? Would this have more negative effects than positive? I know ...
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Add filter to see all duplicates

Is there a way to filter for only questions labeled as duplicate which are linked to an answer? For example: Duplicate sources.list entry but cannot find the duplicates? Being linked to: How ...
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Graph search for askubuntu

I think it will be very good if there was any graph search like Facebook graph search for this web site. Some examples can be like this: Questions by 'john' answered by 'joe' comments by 'nick' ...
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No cancel button for commenting

If you start writing a comment, and then decide not to, there is no cancel button. To get rid of the box to write the comment in, you have to reload the page. It would be better in my opinion if ...
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How to take back my bounty? [duplicate]

In the case you set a bounty for your question and gave it to someone but after trying the accepted answer it did not work: how could you take back the bounty and let the question open again for a ...
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Shouldn't the removal of an answer be visible in the timeline for everyone?

Background: I commented on a possibly dangerous command in an answer to No such file or directory error when trying to use chmod The answer was removed subsequently - Now I was curious and looked ...
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Questions with too little information

I can understand that its a community as we need to bear with the OPs and support them guiding with the information/solutions, etc. Nevertheless, I'm really fed-up commenting on posts each time ...
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any way to search a user answers by tag

I want to search in the specific user profile in his/her answers parts by clarify a tag ? Is there any way? Like search for all answers which have a network tag from specific user.So is there any ...
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Updates of specific tags only [duplicate]

How can I make allow posts only for selected specific tags? Like if I select @java @14.04 @grub2 @apt-get, only posts with these tags are visible to me!
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Proposed flag for a link only answer

This is a not a duplicate of How should we flag link-only answers? I want to propose the mods to create the flag for 'link only answer' in the answer flag to simplify flagging them. They are ...
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Should Users with only 1 reputation (Or with only 1 question/answer) be deleted after 30 days without a login?

Should Users with only 1 reputation be deleted after 30 days without a login? Because It would keep the site cleaner and There must be hundreds - thousands Of dead users that did use their account ...
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Don't suggest version specific tag when writing questions

As Gilles has said in his other answer "version tags are massively overused on AU", I think is our fault that such things happens. We allow them be alone we them shouldn't and we do nothing to fix ...
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A close vote option about “lack of attention” should definitely not be used

I saw this custom reason for close voting: Any question that falls under this category should simply be closed as "unclear what you're asking". It needs more detail, so, as Eliah Kagan says, why ...
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Should'nt there be a feature in AU that would allow a user to get notified about changes in questions or answers he/she upvoted or downvoted?

Lets say I up vote a question since I felt that I had faced a issue earlier similar to that which was mentioned in the question. Now, when someone comments in it or answers the question I may also ...
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The preformatted text/code text font in chat is not sufficiently distinct

In chat, when putting text between grave accents to ensure that it is output as code, the resulting text is not very distinguishable from the other text: The only way it's different, right now, is ...
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Can we add a rEFInd tag?

REFInd is a commonly used boot manager developed by Rod Smith. I think that it should be added due to its eminence. I can't add it myself because I don't have the rep. I'd like if someone added the ...
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Enable checks on question titles for weak word selection

Today I was editing a migrated question in SO, which contained the word "Help" just to be greeted with a message: I was all O_O when saw this. When I wrote Let's try and write useful titles I ...
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Blocking “Babaji” and similar repeated Spam Attacks

I'm sure most of you have seen these "Babaji" posts around AU or the internet. My question is: Why is there no filter to autodelete Babaji? Pros: Moderators won't spend so much time/effort on ...