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When reviewing answers, how can I view other answers for the post?

I was clearing the late posts, and there was an answer that was a correct answer to the question, so I hit "no action needed". Turns out it was one of the "test" reviews. This question was already ...
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Can a bounty be redacted?

I could swear there was a 500 point bounty on this question: How to fix Bang and Olufsen Audio for HP laptops? ...and I could swear I saw it go into a 9 hour grace period last night. But upon looking ...
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Make an answered question [duplicate]

Recently I answered this question I explain a step-by-step "guide" for grub install and grub boot error Since Ask Ubuntu doesn't have documentation like Stack Overflow's I was interested in making ...
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What to do with this specific answer variation in the question?

The following question has an accepted answer and open bounty that will be awarded to it as soon as the delay is over. Bind Alt+Tab to a Logitech mouse button on Kubuntu Now the OP decided to edit ...
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Answers in Comments

When looking for unanswered questions, if we see one that has been answered but just in the comments, what should we do? I came across one where someone answered their question in the comments, and ...
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Can I sort (question accroding to ) recently answered &/or accepted question?

I want to sort question on the basis of recently answered question on askubuntu. Such as newest,frequent,unanswered, Can I sort by following?: Recently Answered Questions Recently Accepted Answers
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Why close an answered question?

I have noticed occasionally when on this and other sites that questions are closed, even when they have been answered. An example of this is here - here is the closed explanation: closed as off-...
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How to search for a particular answer using keyword?

I had posted above 500 answers. From that I want to search for a particular answer using keywords. Is that possible?
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Why there are so few answers on askubuntu site? [duplicate]

Why are so few answers on askubuntu? I don't get it, it's quite big when compared with another SE sites, but still very few answers. Very many unanswered questions in my opinion, when compared with ...
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Should a question not have at least as many upvotes as answers?

The hover-over message of the upvote button on a question is: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. For me that is sort of the same as saying this question can be answered. ...
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Has the old-style notification bar returned for some purposes?

For the first time in a very long while, I saw the old-style notification banner! For quite some time, I've seen more discreet notifications of new answers, appearing within the page itself, just ...
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Should a question ever be considered for migration in anticipation of closure and merging?

When a question is cross-posted here and another Stack Exchange site, and it gets good, valuable answers on both sites, is it appropriate to flag one of them for migration so it can then be duped and ...
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Can I accept two answers on a question?

Can I accept two answers on a question? Is the points / reputation given to both of the user who answer (15 points / reputation for each accepted answer on a question)?
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Ubuntu-specific programming questions are on-topic, so let's reopen this one

This (somewhat confusingly named question) question was closed, perhaps because it is asking something about programming. (It is, and has never been, in any way about Microsoft Windows. It's about the ...
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Let's reopen this question about setting up a Mint-like menu in Ubuntu

This is a question about how to get an interface in Ubuntu that resembles an interface available in Linux Mint: How to install Linux mint like menu/gnomenu in Ubuntu? This question is about Ubuntu. ...
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Let's reopen question about why/how to use workspaces

I think we should reopen this question about why and how to use workspaces: What can I use workspaces for, and how can they be used? It has some good answers already, but if it's reopened, perhaps ...
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Let's reopen this Dropbox question

This Dropbox question was never really off-topic (though its title is a bit confusing): WINE and items in notification area The best answer to this question is to explain that Dropbox exists ...
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How to know if an answer is still relevant?

Looking for example at questions Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears and Is it possible to have a different background for each workspace?, both questions include in their answers the ...
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Should recent controversial question about Zeitgeist and pop culture be reopened?

Recently there was a question that some interpreted as a rant: What is zeitgeist used for? This question now has a good answer (written by one of the people who had voted to close it, which by ...
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Should possible feature requests that can be interpreted as questions and have good answers be closed?

This question was recently closed as not a real question: Does the Software Centre provide a DRM/licensing scheme? It asks if the Software Center implements DRM. I think that part is clearly a ...
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Is there a possibility to create/save a list of favorite/useful questions?

How can I create/save a list of questions/answers that are useful for me in my account, for later use?
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How do I re-ask a question for a new release?

The accepted answer to this question stopped working when I upgraded to 11.04. What is the preferred way to ask for updated answer?
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hide old / answered questions I've asked

I already ask a lot of questions and it would be easier to hide answered questions to keep my "to fix" list to a minimum. It would make the UI of my questions cleaner. Easy to implement?
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Can moderators mark a question as answered?

Often, principally with new users, it happens that useful or correct answers are not marked as answered. I'm asking if moderators have power to mark answered question by other users. A lot of question ...