I want to change here the kubuntu tag to ubuntu. But i could not find it.

Is it lost? Or I'am blind.


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If you are posting on Ask Ubuntu, it's implied you're using Ubuntu or an official variant of Ubuntu.

That's why we don't have an ubuntu tag - it's superfluous. Use the version tag to identify your version of Ubuntu if the question is specific to that version, and only tag variants of Ubuntu if you are not using Ubuntu Desktop or Server - otherwise it's implied.

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    If your question is specific about the default Ubuntu flavour's desktop, you could also use gnome (on 18.04 or newer) or unity (16.04 or older). Don't add it if the desktop environment is rather irrelevant to your question though.
    – Byte Commander Mod
    Apr 1, 2020 at 17:55
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    I've been away for a bit, have we really decided that this is a valid use of version tags?
    – terdon
    Apr 2, 2020 at 16:38
  • @terdon In this instance the OP did state they had 18.04 in the question, so adding that tag seems appropriate.
    – Mark Kirby
    Apr 3, 2020 at 11:49
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    @MarkKirby sure, but there has long been a debate on whether or not that should be done by tags or simply by mentioning the version in the question. There has never been a very clear conclusion, but I always thought the consensus was leaning towards only using version tags for things that are version-specific (e.g. "what version of gnome ships with 18.04"), so you wouldn't add the tag just because you happen to be using a version unless your question is specifically about that version. It is certainly not a subject everyone agrees on.
    – terdon
    Apr 3, 2020 at 12:04
  • @terdon Ah yes now you mention it, I remember that. It is an interesting debate. This is really old be still relevant for any interested readers: meta.askubuntu.com/questions/1514/…
    – Mark Kirby
    Apr 3, 2020 at 13:21

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