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Are you going to close every Oneiric question?

I see a bunch of questions like How do I set a theme in Oneiric? that are closed as "too localized.... unlikely to every help any future visitor". Well, the answer to it would have helped me (I think)...
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Please Remove "Bug Report" Close

According to Ability to close a question as a bug report, its speculated that closing as a bug better serves the community's users. I'm finding the exact opposite in practice. That is, the bug ...
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Closed questions which may be considered for reopening after the release of Artful

I was keeping a list of questions which got closed as off-topic as they were about 17.10 for past few weeks. Now as 17.10 is released, I think at least some of the questions have the potential to be ...
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Questions about Amazon search results in the Dash in 12.10 are off topic, are we making an exception here?

Questions about Amazon search results appearing in the Dash in 12.10 are appearing here on the site. Example 1, Example 2. Reading our FAQ: This is not the right place for...Issues with the next ...
Tom Brossman's user avatar
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Do we support 13.04 on the Nexus 7?

Per the Ubuntu Wiki Nexus 7 installation page: Please note as of 12/7/2012 we strongly urge users to re-flash to Raring 13.04 The wiki also points users with problems to ask questions here: ...
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Why are higher ranked users not flaged for off-topic?

As a newer user on Ask Ubuntu I have seen activity from older (higher ranked) users that they themselves would count as off-topic. For example questions on EOL versions or versions that are soon to ...
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Questions about the future is off-topic?

As Ubuntu gets more attention in the general media (which is a very good thing), people get more questions they'd like to get answers to. For instance, HUD is going to attract a lot of curiosity. ...
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Asking questions while using ubuntu+1

Can I ask questions while using Ubuntu+1 (in this case, Kubuntu 13.04) that are general questions about how to do stuff (that I believe are not specific to Raring), such as how to change settings in ...
iBelieve's user avatar
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Should we have a banner for potential 11.04 question askers?

With 11.04 Alpha 3 coming out tomorrow should we have a site-wide banner to help stem the tide of these questions? If so what should the text say, potentials links to include, etc?
Marco Ceppi's user avatar
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What do you do when all answers to your question brings you back to where you first started?

I know this may prolly be the dumbest question but what can you do when all answers to your question leads you to where you first started: with the same problem? Let me clarify this: I posted a ...
Mr One ZED's user avatar
3 votes
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Should our FAQs be updated to better define 'Ubuntu +1' topicality?

Our FAQs clearly define questions about upcoming releases as off-topic: This is not the right place for: Issues with the next version of Ubuntu (Ubuntu+1) (More information about Alpha ...
Tom Brossman's user avatar
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Should the bar be higher to create tags...?

This was discussed before but no action was taken. I think this is still needed, since we have 2772 2844 tags (9*4*77 79) and pretty much of them are kind of vague, doesn't define a particular topic, ...
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