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Can not login to Ask Ubuntu chat

This has been happening since a couple of weeks ago but I thought it was a temp thing. Now I really need to use the chat system and the problem still persists. Here is what is happening: I go to the ...
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How to link to a post in chat, to be accessed outside chat?

In chat, there is an option to link my next chat message as a reply to this. But I do not see a way to get a hyperlink to the chat transcript, at a particular post. I know this is possible (that is, ...
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How do I view all messages posted by me in particular chat room?

I want to view all the messages posted by me in the "Ask Ubuntu General Room". Is this possible? If so, how can I do this?
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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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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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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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I moved a discussion to chat, but I'm not logged in there

I just had a lengthy discussion moved to chat. On the chat page, I am not logged in. When I click the link "you need to be logged in", I get to the Stack Exchange page ("Logging you in to the Stack ...
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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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We should get "Ubuntu questions on SR" notification in chat

In general chat room, we get notification for Ubuntu questions on U&L. I think it would be a good idea to get Ubuntu questions on SR notification as well. SR stands for Software recommendations, ...
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Requesting chat rights for other users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I invite a low rep user into chat? Time to time, I get a new user that is committed to their problem, and I would like to help, but the comment lists are getting very ...
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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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Questions regarding official chat rooms' ownership

According to my opinion, there are 3 main/official chat rooms in our site: Ask Ubuntu General Room Raiders of the Lost Downboat Island of castaway thoughts What is the official policy regarding ...
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I would like to ask what the pros and cons are for Unity 8 vs GNOME 3

Would it be appropriate to ask this on the main site or should I start a chat room? If I start a chat room, how would people know that it's there?
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A question about the chatting system

Few days ago I was helping a user solve his problem, the discussion became long in the comment section. I wanted to move it to chat, but I've never ever used chat on SE before and he's from a ...
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`/me` command in chat

In essence, chat should have a /me <string> command. How it works: User pacificfils types /me goes to get coffee Chat prints: pacificfils goes to get coffee This would add a nice, simple, ...
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Chat background for this site is broken

When you access chat in askubuntu, this is what happens: Perhaps the background of the page should also be orange? Or the logo text turns black and the background white? I mean an orange box in a ...
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Why are the Chat users inconsistent?

This is the AU Meta user: This is U&L user: Why did the AU Meta post 189 days ago, but for U&L that is not applicable? I know that these are of course wrong - they both posted today. But ...
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Chat room compatibility for iPhone

I am logged into the forums through my iPhone but when I try to enter the chat rooms, it says I must log in. When I enter my credentials it says it cannot find my account, then asks if I would like to ...
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Help on chat without enough REP

I don't have enough rep yet to talk on chats but I would like to reply to some answers to help askubuntu.com Can we have a new channel for users without enough rep? Just to chat about Linux in General?...
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Can't access chat, says I'm not logged in

Was I banned or something? I don't see anything but that I need to login first.
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Change starring system in chat?

Here a proposal to a new starring system: I understand that all of the SE devs are in the US and that they're culturally biased to voting being anonymous. Starring is not voting: it's in a chat; it's ...
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Why can you only upload images in chat?

Currently you are unable to upload anything but images in chat, why is this so? Is this because of security or some other reason such as space?
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Can we have an XKCD bot?

I was on SuperUser chat the other day, and they had an XKCD Bot. Can our chat have access to that bot? I'm sure a lot of AU users are followers of XKCD.
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#TheGreatIncredibleHashTag in the chat rooms

Why doesn't at least the chat make use of the # like the questions use tags, so that someone can say something in chat, then do a # with some text with it, and then if someone clicks on that, then it ...
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