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A 404 error occurs on the tour page

I was looking at the tour, and the second link to the leadership code of conduct page results in a 404 error. Just a heads up.
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No reputation for upvotes on meta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is reputation shared between Meta and Ask Ubuntu? I asked a question (or rather, made a feature request) recently on meta. The question got upvoted 5 times but I did not ...
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"Please vote on merge poll" ... which has been closed for two months?

Today, I've created an account on askubuntu, and I got the "important notice" bar at the top of the screen, urging me to vote in the Ubuntu&Unix merge/no-merge poll. After clicking through, I was ...
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The "Ask Question" link opens up previous question in "Edit" mode.

Clicking on "Ask Question" takes me to expected URL:, but the displayed page is primed with the tags, title, and contents of my previous question: What is going on here? I have tried two different ...
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Launchpad OpenID no longer working

Recently when I was asked to log back in to askubuntu, I got taken to a different launchpad page that asked me what kind of access I wanted to give to askubuntu, including access to modify private bug ...
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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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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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User name missing in mobile version of askubuntu (I think!)

I'm pretty sure that your user name used to display when you were logged in and using the mobile version of the site, but now it appears to be missing. I've included a screenshot where I was using ...
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Wrong reputation scale on FAQ

On the FAQ page the reputation scale from the Public BETA is still present where it should reflect the current scale.
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The close reason "Off topic" -> "Bug reports..." is still confusing

There is one single point in the review UI that does not fail to irritate me when I see it. It's about how to understand the close reason Off topic->Bug reports. I know that it has been discussed ...
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Referring to users with special characters in their names

I just tried replying to a comment by typing "@Luís: " and submitting it. After submission, the user name as well as the @ symbol disappeared. I tried editing the comment twice, but the "@Luís" part ...
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First Post review test question broken

The following test question (i.e., review audit) for the First Post review queue seems to be broken: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/312931# Neither comments nor flags work and the buttons ...
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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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"Review completed": why isn't the fate of that post decided?

I am talking about https://askubuntu.com/questions/338436/i-cannot-get-vpn-to-prompt-me-for-userid-and-password-when-the-always-ask-opti At the same time the review screen shows while the question ...
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Editing questions results in 404

I edited this question. But after saving the edit, I got a 404 page. The question was not deleted in the mean time.
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Unable to use the askubuntu chat

Looks like this happened before Unable to log in to chat. I use firefox 11.0. Followed the test on all looks ok, but I can't log in.
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Why is my flag weight displayed with decimals [closed]

My flag weight is displayed with decimals. Currently it reads "510.0000" both on my user page for the main site and on my flagging summary page for the main site (no sense in linking the latter since ...
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Chat: Issue in Communicating On Chat

In the chat system i was able to talk. However, due to some strange issue in the system, the box in which I can type a message into disappeared, and I cannot get it back. Applies to any system I log ...
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My comments are being posted when I move to another window...

I start writing a comment... then I might move to another window to do something... time passes... I do many things in many windows... Then I come back to complete my askubuntu comment... and it has ...
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In-house chat Ad broken?

I've noticed for the past few days that the Visit House advertisement on the right doesn't properly show the most active rooms. Is this just me or is there a problem in showing the correct rooms?
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Is Total Reputation Calculated Differently to a Time-based Reputation?

As the title suggests, I am curious to know whether the "total reputation" for an account is calculated differently from the different time-based reputations. While looking at the Year 2021 ...
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Please, I want to take back my "upvote" from a comment

So I read a comment, it seemed good, so I "upvoted" it (with the teeny-weeny little triangle). Then in like 15 seconds I spotted that somehow I skipped over an important detail that actually ...
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Top bars overlapping each other [duplicate]

Can't see the icons at the top. Firefox on Linux
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Bounty button on mobile looks as if it's already rewarded on question with open bounties

I have a question with two answers, that I had an open bounty on. When I opened the site on mobile to award the bounty before time runs out, the +100 buttons looked as if the bounty was already ...
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Vote limit on comments? [duplicate]

I was reviewing this question in the Close votes queue and upvoted the comment that mentioned the correct duplicate. I received a message regarding hitting the vote limit. I proceeded to VTC the as ...
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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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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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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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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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Meta AU says I have one suggested edit to review, but I have none, how come?

Meta AU (even after refreshing the page) says that I have 1 suggested edit to review: However there is no suggested edit to be seen if I click on the 1, and the 1 still does not go away, even after I ...
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edit reviews: the suggestion comment is not highlighted any more

The comment from the suggesting person used to be immediately visible (different background IIRC) Now it doesn't stand out from the rest, making it a bit harder to find the comment and compare it to ...
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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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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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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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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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Comment error popup makes sidebar move down in review-beta

In review-beta, on Ask Ubuntu, if one creates a comment, clicks Edit, leaves it for ten minutes, and tries to save, they will get an error popup. However, this error popup causes the sidebar to jump ...
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Found a bug /exploit in the data from askubuntu.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Jorge Castro a Robot? The user page reports strange values that cannot be true for a normal human, I suspect a hacker or a bot. Beware :)!
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Site is broken on WinXP+IE7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internet Explorer 7 Support? Askubuntu.com looks odd on my work machine with WinXP and IE7: The header bar contains only the @ icon but all the rest (username etc.) is gone, ...
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Is this legal? Someone earned a bounty answering his question

Look at this post How to efficiently partition a single Windows-Ubuntu dual boot disk? I'm just wondering, what happened here… Could I make the same?
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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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Big titles don't work on <kbd> tag

As we all know from unformatted config files, the # can make Very Big Titles Unfortunately, there where it matters as in making the following more readable: Alt+space and then ↓↓↓↓↓Enter in this ...
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Shortcuts to SE sites do not work

The last few days the links like [SE.Linux], [SE.ElementaryOS], etc. do not work in comments for some reason.
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Unable to upload gif image in question

I have recently found that I get this error when attempting to upload a gif image to a question (well, I actually didn't upload, but instead provided a link to a gif image which has worked with the ...
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url redirected to askubuntu question when the meta part is removed

I had a question on askubuntu meta. https://meta.askubuntu.com/questions/13980/is-it-possible-to-undelete-an-answer-which-is-deleted-by-a-moderator When I deleted the https://meta. part and reloaded ...
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I can see this deleted question even though I don't have 10k? [duplicate]

Title pretty much sums it up. I am somehow able to view this question even though I don't have 10k reputation. Is this a bug?
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Multiple/multiline commands (terminal command formatting) in chat don't work?

If I use (for example): Run grun fishsticks and then sudo breadcrumbs in a terminal. The system fails to render this correctly. Instead it renders: Run `grun fishsticks` and then `sudo ...
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Buggy consecutive days counter

Although I made a comment yesterday it didn't register my visit. . I had 69 days and today it shows 1. Clicking on 'consecutive days' shows I missed yesterday. I was really on my way to 100. Very ...
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Date of answer earlier than question [duplicate]

Question Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Network Manager cannot add VPN - greyed out is dated as "asked Apr 9 '17 at 17:52". This answer is dated as "answered Jan 28 '17 at 20:50". How can this be understood? Am ...
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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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