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Fix the Linux tag blacklist

A million years ago (in Internet years), Jeff put a tag blacklist in place to stop people tagging things with linux or unix. Probably makes sense but I think his regex was bum: ^linux|unix$ That's ...
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Getting “An error occurred submitting the edit” on only one answer

I have recently tried making an edit to my answer on this post, but, to my surprise, I get a message stating that "An error occurred submitting the edit." I suspected that it might be a temporary ...
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Why am I unable to retract this flag?

Today, I have flagged a question as being off-topic here (as the question seemed to be more about Windows than about Ubuntu), then, I had a second thought (the OP was a beginner in Ubuntu and closing ...
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Links in HTTPS site are always HTTP [duplicate]

All links in the HTTPS Ask Ubuntu, except for the navbar, are HTTP. Even if I specifically open https://askubuntu.com, navigating anywhere returns me to HTTP. Neither do I want it, nor it is an ...
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Cannot access review queues

As of 5:26 AM on September 9, 2016 (UTC), the review queues went down: My browser is reporting that this page is an HTTP Error 500 page, suggesting (as noted) that something is wrong with ...
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The pictures on Privileges help page are outdated

There are plenty of pictures showing how to use the privilege tools, here. They seem to be outdated. For example, the picture about offering a bounty, shown below, compared with the actual one, also ...
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Please fix spam detection

Today , I was editing a question and apparently there were some new changes in place for spam detection. Definitely good news . . . except that spam detection is broken: Out of all the words that ...
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Glitch in the chatroom [duplicate]

So there is a bug in the chatroom. Here's the glitch in simple ways. I have currently 184 Rep. and the chatroom oddly thinks that i have 200 Rep. Does any users or mod want to deny this? EDIT: I ...
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White page (no HTML) when trying to edit a question

I think I've found a possible bug on AskUbuntu. Earlier, I was trying to edit this question. Here is a screenshot of it: As you can see, the webpage looks fine and normal. But when I click on the ...
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Minor issue regarding reputation and badge

I should be on 123/150 for legendary. Rep got to 200 and I saw the counter go to 123/150. Lost 15 due to pilot6 ( :-) ) removing an accepted answer and saw it go back to 122/150. The 2 blank lines ...
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I did more than 500 edits and received a copy editor

I did more than 500 edits and received a copy editor badge but on my profile page It is mentioned that I did only 455+ edits and sometimes my profile page says 36k people have reached and then 56k.A ...
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The yellow “question has been deleted” bar is underneath the Ubuntu navbar when scrolling

When scrolling down, the "this question has been deleted" bar is partially hidden under the Ubuntu navigation bar: I think the z-index ordering should be done in such a way that the yellow popup bar ...
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The Juju link in the top bar is incorrect

I just started playing around with the links at the top, seeing how they mirrored the Ubuntu.com links, and I noticed something. The Juju link appears to be outdated. The one on AU goes to http://...
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Erroneous message pops up in close dialog

I try to vote to close a question, but am greeted with this error message: So I patiently wait until 3 seconds have passed, try again, and get the same error, over and over again. What is wrong here?
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My badge count is probably wrong (too many gold)

I know it can sound like a stupid question but it seems that my badges count is wrong. I remember having 11 gold and today the total is 13. I've checked the badge page and counted them and... still 11....
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System said I earned “view close votes” privilege, but my profile doesn't show that, is this a bug?

In my Achivements tab, I was told I had earned the close votes privilege: But in my profile, I haven't. Which one is correct?
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Ask Ubuntu logo is quite wobbly

Look: Please fix. You could use this sprite file (all text is converted into paths).
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Why have I just received another two Marshal badges?

Why have I just now received another two Marshal badges? I got my first a few months ago. Surely you should only ever get it the once.
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Why have two of my questions and their answers had a series of unupvotes? [duplicate]

Yesterday all my answers to two questions I posted had many votes "unupvoted", including one question. My reputation history and the two questions: ASCII screensaver for the command-line or a TUI? ...
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I can't access the Election Page

The link http://askubuntu.com/election from the Comments Inbox is going to http://askubuntu.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/election
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What's the so called maliceous-voting-detection worth if this is happening? [duplicate]

I just got an interesting message that there had been maliceous voting on my account. Minus almost 6000 reputation. Interesting question was if I perhaps created an additional account to vote for ...
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Noticed something about audits

I noticed something about review audits: When it's going to give me an audit, the page says, "Loading next item" for a long time (>4 seconds). Otherwise, the wait time is <1 second. UPDATE: This ...
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Menu bar is covering the Deletion pop-up

The "Recommend Deletion" pop-up is not fully visible. Yes, this is a minor bug, but it looks clean it this is fixed.
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Bug in the audit system?

I believe I've discovered a bug in the audit system. I was reviewing this answer, which obviously needed some serious work: So I clicked on the edit link, and it showed me this: Which immediately ...
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How are post [merge]s supposed to work?

How exactly do post merges work, and what would be the reason for two questions being merged? I happen to come across this post, which is marked as being a duplicate, and links to this post, which is ...
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Image insert overlay broken Chrome for Android

I'm tagging this as a bug report. In Chrome for Android, the popup box for inserting images is broken. It jumps all over the screen; if you zoom out then you can see it, but as soon as you start ...
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Topbar design is out of date

Ubuntu redesigned their website, meaning Ask Ubuntu's top bar is out of date. Note how the top bar "jumps" about:
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Cannot submit a question with the software-installation tag

Umm... The tags are backup, re-installation, software-installation, and settings. I should be allowed to submit this.
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I am not able to reset my password on Stack Exchange [duplicate]

I've forgotten my password and never receive a password resetting link with the associated email ACCOUNT and anything,I don't want to log in via face-book what should I do to reset my login?I've seen ...
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User with 1 rep approved edit?

So I just suggested an edit, which got approved by a user with 1 rep. How can he approve a suggested edit with 1 rep, while I cannot with 486 rep?
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Advertising review queues to unqualified users?

I just got this advertisement next to my AskUbuntu feed: Which linked to the review queue for AskUbuntu. Since I'm below 500 rep, I can't do anything in the review queue yet. Why are unqualified ...
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Ad crap is causing browser errors, is this acceptable?

This sort of ad stuff that tries to execute gifs and pull do all sorts of shady stuff is a big red flag for me and is making me feel uneasy using this platform. What can be done and/or how to reassure ...
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Upload Profile Photo

I am trying to change my Profile Photo in AskUbuntu, but I cannot. Everytime I go to the Edit Profile tag > click Change Picture > Click Upload new Picture > Upload a new Picture(.jpeg file) , still ...
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Cannot change email in Profile

I'm getting this error when I try to change my email. The email I'm trying to change to has previously been registered to SE, but I removed that login recently. That email is no longer (or shouldn't ...
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Firstrun “How it works” #herobox is misaligned

I like to think the Ask Ubuntu is lawful good but we've got a box on the homepage that is clearly chaotic evil. What, no AD&D fans in tonight?       *sighs*       Tough crowd. Awful jokes aside, ...
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“Sort by newest”'s labeling is confusing

(https://askubuntu.com/users/389450/script-kitten?tab=questions&sort=newest). The labeling on the right is confusing, and in my humble opinion should rather report "edited jan 01 at 00:00 [...]", ...
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Redesigned disabled buttons in review are hard to distinguish

After recent redesign, the buttons in review queue [No Action Needed] and [I'm Done] look almost the same. I would start competition if you can distinguish which one is disabled on the below image (...
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Do you like this nothingness?

I noticed there is no ad showing on askubuntu just now, but I can still upvote it. Is this even a bug? I don't know! But I'm letting you know anyway. Here is a screenshot:
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Not receiving Stack Exchange mail

I am not able to receive a password setting e-mail in my registered mail account not even in junk folder or in-box and anywhere using forget password option in stack-exchange login, I can only login ...
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MS Azure ads not showing correctly in the sidebar

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I've noticed something strange. Every ad for Azure that comes up in the sidebar on Ask Ubuntu is cut off on the right side, taking some text ...
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User profile tabs are double-underlined on hover

When one hovers over a tab name on user profile / activity page, the name gets underlined twice, in addition to changing color to red. I suspect this may be a CSS bug, because having three effects on ...
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Main site's sidebar and Meta site's sidebar don't match anymore

I've been noticing this for a few days, the Main site's sidebar and the Meta site's sidebar don't match anymore: In particular I've been noticing the difference between the "Hot Meta Posts" ...
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The checkmark is too large compared to the voting buttons

Judge yourself. Compared to the size of the voting buttons and score, it's unusually (unlike the checkmark on other Stack Exchange sites) large. I'd consider this to be a bug. If it's not a bug, then ...
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“You have made too many incorrect reviews” What?

I have been banned from reviewing for having too many incorrect reviews. What? Most of my "attention" reviews I passed, and I was about to edit an answer. It said the question didn't exist? I just go ...
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Why no extra downvote with spam flag any more? [closed]

When I flag an answer as spam, it simply flags it up and doesn't add an extra downvote, previously though I would downvote the question/answer, and then upon the spam flag the system would give it ...
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Should Ubuntu Questions on U&L be smarter about deleted questions?

As those who regularily attend the chat may know, new questions posted on Unix & Linux tagged ubuntu are "featured" in the room by Ubuntu Questions on U&L shortly after they've been posted. ...
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What 's up with the Jobs section?

I just noticed a Jobs section: As it says, I get a page not found. I'm reasonably certain I have a Stack Overflow Careers profile. So, what is Jobs for, and how can I access it? The feature request ...
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strange review - “skip” as only option

Has anyone been presented with such a review? The review link: https://askubuntu.com/review/reopen/489387
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who is http://viyals.com/, and why did I get routed through them to askubuntu.com?

I searched for a ubuntu question, and came to what appeared to be askubuntu.com. I was going to comment and tried to log in. It never worked. I looked at the url and it was viyals.com. They are ...
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Unable to access “90d” tab on “question-close-stats” page

When I try to go to this page I get this error:

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