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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.

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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 install ...
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Why are some old questions not being automatically deleted?

I read this: Enable automatic deletion of old, unanswered zero-score questions after a year? If the question is more than 365 days old, and ... has a score of 0 *or* a score of 1 with a deleted ...
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There is a bug with the bounty banner

When a new bounty without a comment appears, the add a comment appears half over the grey banner background: While not a bad bad bug, it is annoying.
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Preserve tabs in code

Tabs are currently rendered as spaces in code blocks. I'm sure this is just a symptom of Markdown or an otherwise well-intentioned method to standardise code samples... However some code needs tabs to ...
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Edit “at least 6 characters” restriction prevents useful edit

I got the error Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post? while editing a post (I was not sure about writing the link to avoid meta effect) My edit was ...
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In the latest Google Chrome, KBD looks wrong [duplicate]

I have just downloaded the latest stable chrome, from the official website, and installed it. I then restarted chrome. Now to me kbd elements look like the old style like this: It is not happening ...
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AskUbuntu email notification not working

I had had my AskUbuntu profile's email setting set to "notify me every three hours" for unread AskUbuntu email messages but never received any notifications about email messages that have been ...
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I didn't receive the notification that I'd gained a badge

So in my notification list, I have "You have earned the Curious badge'. But I received the Benefactor badge yesterday and I didn't get a notification for it. Why is this? Is it not meant to or is it a ...
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Icon Overlap CSS in Chrome

Encountered using Chrome 36.0.1985.125 on Mac OS X (10.9.4). It is not present in Firefox on either Mac or Linux. I'm not a Moderator (or 10K user) on any other sites, so I can't test and see if this ...
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From when it is possible to answer to a closed question?

As far as I know if a question will be closed and in the same time someone write an answer, then a message will appear to that person telling him that he can't answer anymore and everything what he ...
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Why is there small text randomly on the review history?

Some - about 2 thirds of the reviews - have got larger text, and the other third has small text - why? It is staring to really bug my OCDness that it is random - not even reviewed, no action needed (...
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Redirect loop when trying to log in for first time with Google account

I tried to login for the first time with my Google account. I may have already created an Askubuntu account years ago using the same gmail address. Now it sends me in a redirect loop when I click on "...
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Edit approval window makes no sense

As of today, I am entitled to approving edits. Twice now I have encountered edits that made no sense at all. Specifically, strings are inserted that I don't believe an editor would have put in there ...
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AU shows me as not logged in while I'm logged in

I'm using Firefox 24.6 ESR (usually in the form of Tor Browser) to access several SE sites. Usually I log in at Tor.SE and then move to other sites. AskUbuntu shows a unique behaviour among other SE ...
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Why is close as duplicate flag present at two places? [duplicate]

Why is the option to flag a post as duplicate present twice, as shown in images? I think the second of them needs to be removed(or justified)
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Why do chat posts appear twice at times?

Sometimes when I type in chat and post, it appears twice! Why does this happen? (Another user told me it is due to my slow internet connection. But can somebody elaborate and confirm it?) Also if the ...
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Failed a review audit that has a close vote

This audit was failed, even trough the question has a close vote, and I was the one that casted the close vote. Why I'm shown an audit about a question I'm trying to close anyways?
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Glitch in the review queue?

While revisiting my review votes I found: (review) To me this looks like a glitch - either the review is completed or not - the message at the top says no, the bottom line says yes. Is my ...
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Usercard Formatting Sometimes Clipped

I noticed in a AU post today that a usercard was clipped on the right, cutting off the user's bronze-badges count: Of course this clipping does not affect all usercards; most I have seen look fine. ...
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Launchpad logins broken on linux browsers?

One of my coworkers noticed that Launchpad logins are broken. If you log out, then go to login, click the launchpad button, and nothing happens. Normally a text widget shows up so you can type in ...
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Italic text in Links are not colored

For example in my answer here, if you open it on your mobile (Or just click mobile in the footer on your desktop browser), an italic link would look like this: While on the desktop it's like so: ...
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Bug: UbuntuRegular Font (used on this site) messed up at 12 & 13px

This site, AskUbuntu.com, uses the "UbuntuRegular" font. Sometimes the font size is 14px, which displays fine, but in the "comments" (& perhaps other places), the font size is 13px, which cuts off ...
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Ask Ubuntu ads appear only as “Stack Android App” ads, not showing community ads

It seems that in the change to display the ads for the android app, I am now only seeing ads for the android app on Ask Ubuntu. This has the unfortunate side effect that none of the community ads are ...
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Broken review test

Moments ago a late answer popped up in the review queue with a link to a bash script debugger hosted at SourceForge. I started by editing the answer (which was not well formatted), but whenever I ...
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Why are there different styling in Meta from AskUbuntu?

I have noticed this a while, but it is just a bit weird. Styling differences occur between different StackExchange sites. The most notable is the <kbd> tag, most of which render the contents of ...
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Review audit bug

When reviewing in the close vote queue I almost always start by clicking on the close button and then canceling that window, to see how the votes are standing on the question. Because if I'm in the ...
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Why does this question have 4 votes to migrate to Meta?

Why is this being shown on a review? It has 4 close votes to migrate to Meta. Why does it have 4 migration votes (unrelated to Meta)? That option isn't even available for me on most questions (...
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Can the line-height in <li>s be a bit taller?

I was joking with somebody earlier about the line-spacing in their post. There's nothing wrong with the content, it's just hard to read. This is very easy to reproduce; just compare: Lorem ipsum ...
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Style issue: font alignment with certain styling

While doing some editing today, I've noticed the following issue with the style used on Ask Ubuntu: This issue occurs when using either italic or bold italic text, ie: ***group***. It is not evident ...
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The little tab things don't look right

On my main profile page, I noticed this: Is it just me, or are the tab backgrounds backwards for the left & right ones? Shouldn't the rounded corners be pointed out?
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JavaScript is broken after clicking on a comment of a deleted answer in the inbox

In my inbox, there is a reply to a comment on an answer which is deleted (The answer is deleted). Thus all comments are deleted. This is the comment link: https://askubuntu.com/posts/comments/530576?...
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Tag based syntax highlighting isn't working in all the questions

For those who don't know, SE uses Google Prettify to automatically add syntax highlighting to any code posted based on the tags applied in the question. If we specify <!-- language : lang-...
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Very low quality flag on a closed question, can't do anything but invalidate the flag?

I got two VLQ flags in my queue... actually the question is impossible to understand by normal humans, but I can't handle the flag if I don't either, invalidate (which I will not), or add a spam/...
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Ubuntu bold font not imported

The Issue Recently I noticed something odd: when booting into OS X and visiting Ask Ubuntu, bold fonts render oddly. I've only noticed this in Chrome; in Firefox and Safari, the bold font renders ...
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I cannot change my hat on any of the SE sites!

Since 22nd December I cannot change or remove my hats. I get an error (screenshot below): An error occurred while changing the hat - please try again. I have tried several operating systems and ...
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Enter in context menu posts comment

I tend to use the context menu key to correct typos. Context key, select word, enter. The normally I will press down to get to the end of the row. Enter in the context menu posts (with about a 0.5 ...
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“Unanswered” questions tab shows answered questions

Why does the "Unanswered" tab in the main orange bar produce a result different than "Unanswered" in the "Questions" sub-tab? Is there a way to make this less ambiguous?
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StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ colour issue

Opening up the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ after the recolouring on Ask Ubuntu main and hovering over the Stack Exchange logo results in dark grey on purple: This is somewhat ...
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Search for duplicates - result missing

Wanting to close vote a question for being a duplicate of the well-known My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I searched in the closure dialog for "boots to a black ...
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This guy has a 101 rep with after only asking 2 questions and getting no up votes: Bug in Ask Ubuntu?

I really don't want to be a dick, but I ran across the following question: https://askubuntu.com/questions/386327/how-to-learn-ubuntu-after-installing-it from the following user: https://askubuntu....
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Bug, utf8 char trimmed away from user profile webpage url

Discovered that utf8 chars are trimmed away from users StackExchange profiles usersupplied webpage url under bio. E.g. for my case, the æ from my last name is getting trimmed, rendering the google+ ...
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duplicate question review management

When you click on the close button on a question and select duplicate you can then search for a question and get a result list. If you select a question that is on hold/closed for being a duplicate ...
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Close voters in the wrong voters' bucket?

I voted to close/hold a question as "off topic", others voted for "unclear, what you are asking". Apparently I was the 5th and now I supposedly voted for "unclear" too. It's no big issue but it feels ...
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Why I do not get notified about duplication notice comments?

My question here was voted to close as duplicated of another question, but I(tm) never got notified by the drop-down inbox, nor the SE inbox. Is this expected? Because if it's like this, most of our ...
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Double posting of comments (Not intended)

I was picked up yesterday because I appear to have double commented on some questions This was not intentional and appears to be a result of my wifi disappearing momentarily due to local interference ...
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The share link box is oversized

I've been able to reproduce this in both Firefox and Chromium. I click the share button then this box appears with a abnormal horizontal compared with the main site Apparently, the comment field/...
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Edit approved by no-one?

Consider this approved edit (edit by me): https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/170518 Why is reviewer field blank? Who really approved the edit? This only occurs on that particular review and ...
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Dotted line persists after deleting comments

After deleting all comments on a post, the line which separates comments from the main post remains. See this screenshot (from this question) and note the dotted line after the post which shouldn't ...
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I can't comment in the Review Queue, can you?

For a while I've been unable to be able to rant comment in the review queue... any review queue... well except the "suggested edit" queue... anyone experiencing this issue as well? Ah, btw, ...
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I can Review close votes, but I don't have more votes to cast!

This post is interesting to Seth, since he has been in a similar situation. Well, I have no more close votes for the day. But I only reviewed 19 questions, hence I have still access to the review ...