Questions tagged [cleanup]
about the Ask Ubuntu Clean Up meant to clean up the site
Reminder: Unanswered + Time != Too Localised
There's a slightly worrying trend since we started clean-up efforts: we are closing unanswered questions for being too old. I need to emphasise that this is not what clean-up is about. The idea of ...
Editing tips and tricks
In the beginning there weren't that many high rep users who could edit questions. As that number grows I thought I would add some tips/tricks that I use for those of you striving to earn a badge ...
Ask Ubuntu Clean Up
tl;dr Go to http://cleanup.thepcspy.com and start cleaning! It only took a year but it's finally here: It's clean up time! But let's step back a bit... What on earth am I talking about? Well we get a ...
Clean-Up Week - Event planning
We (your moderators) have been mulling over an idea for a good way to deal with old, unanswered and unanswerable posts. We've been in discussion with the StackExchange team and while we're a long way ...
Can this tag be [repair]ed or should we throw it away...?
I came across the tag repair today: 112 questions tagged Excerpt: Questions about repairing Ubuntu can be tagged here (after a fatal error, looping kernel panics, etc.) Wiki: none Followers: 0 ...
Let's clean up U1 links
Well, Ubuntu One is being shutdown and all the information will be deleted so that means that all our posts that use U1 image links instead of imgur and text uploaded will be lost. Below there's a ...
Cleanup Project using SEDE Query
What’s this post about? We are a group of people who are doing some cleanup work. Currently, we are using an SEDE Query that finds unanswered1 questions with answers by the OP. From a cleanup ...
We should start reviewing more regularly
In the past we ran a Clean Up week to find abandoned questions or questions that needed votes, and so on. Oli set up an awesome site here where it would find older questions and give you a queue that ...
Lets do something with "Set up dual monitor" post!
After read this post I though "I'll find the dupe and done" but after search for a dupe about "How to set up dual monitor?" I didn't find any question with acceptable answers. There are a lot of ...
Shortened link Cleanup time!
I have noticed the use of shortened links like bit.ly, and goo.gl have increased, for a variety of reasons it is not acceptable to use these links in Ask Ubuntu, here is the question on discussing ...
It's time for Clean Up Week!
Following on from Bruno's post I've just added a new event to the clean up system: Clean Up Week 1 When?! The event lasts 7 days, starting at 00:00 on the 30th of March running through the end of the ...
Moderator seeks testers for short private beta of Clean Up Week
Well after a very long time, I think I have the website for the Clean Up Week ready. It's taken so long because I've had to refactor the plans several times over due to technical restrictions on what ...
SOAHC, edit popular questions with (maybe) low quality
Recently some of the Area51 sites have gotten CHAOS. ...they will spend a couple of days sweeping up a little bit just to get the place in order. This is the world's most superficial cleanup: they'...
YIKES! I've run out of reviews in the close queue but I still have close votes!
Well, the 10kers (users with more than 10,000 reputation) there's the close queue in the form of 10k-tools, but mere mortals doesn't have this tool at all. But, don't exasperate, you still can spend ...
Suggestion for daily-weekly-whatever cleanup sprints
tl;dr: Read the whole thing guys. Please. As part of an effort to clean up the site (with a focus on closing abandoned questions), jokerdino, Bruno and I have done a few cleanup sprints - wherein we ...
Swag for the cleanup team
The Ask Ubuntu moderator team with the Stack Exchange community people is happy to announce that your work and efforts to keep the site clean and tidy have been noticed and we are thankful for all ...
How to correctly handle Ubuntu One questions
Tl;dr: What is going on with all the unanswered Ubuntu One questions on the site? I have come across a few Ubuntu One questions during the clean up like "cannot sysc", "folders missing", "logs me out"...
Cleanup 2014: A tale of tags
There are quite a few tags on Ask Ubuntu that are basically fall into one of the following categories; meta tags Tags that describe the problem and are largely pointless (since the question describes ...
What to do about crash and freeze tags?
Both crash and freeze are mostly all bug reports, most of which aren't diagnosable. iirc at one time we were in the process of blacklisting these, did we end up not wanting to do that?
Error in `appstreamcli' questions appearing since last week
This is not the same bug of 'appstreamcli' that causes high CPU usage and cause update to hang, which was already raised in this old meta post asked by Braiam in mid-2016. Different 'appstreamcli' ...
Tallyboard for Clean Up
Should there be added to the Leaderboard a Total for all the clean up efforts? Total questions cleaned: = Dupes: = New Answers: = Voting: = Closes: = Maybe include a header on the main page
Cleanup 2014: Tags without tag wikis
what is a tag wiki? Tag wikis are brief excerpts of information detailing what the tag is about, the kinds of questions that should be asked in a tag, and possibly providing you links to some external ...
Unable to log in to the Clean-Up site with a Google OpenID
Since the 27th May I've been unable to log in to cleanup.thepcspy.com with the Google OpenID that I was previously using, I keep getting a "500 Internal Server Error, Cherokee web server, Port 80" ...
What ever happend to clean up week?
Going off Elder Geeks post here where clean up was discussed, what happened to clean up week? It seems to of only run for one week, years ago. What happened to it and could we bring it back? The ...
Question for moderators (Ask Ubuntu Clean UP)
During the Ask Ubuntu Clean UP campaign I have run out of my allotment of flags. Must I wait 24 hrs to receive more? Moderators?
Possible bug with the Clean-Up site. Recieved a merged question in my allocation
I'm not sure if I'm right about this but I recieved this question in my allocation for the clean-up: VGA for external monitor is flickering This question has already been merged with GMA 5700 MHD ...
Lets remove the tools, crash, freeze, timeout and troubleshooting tags the right way™
Well, this is not your run off the mill tag removal request, but a petition to also close the questions with these tags. Questions tagged with such tags tend to be totally worthless, unclear and ...
Clean up (re-allotted question)
I have been given (re-allotted) questions that I have previously commented on. Trying to prod the OP to respond. (not flagged) While waiting these questions are making a second or third round. I also ...
Small bug in cleanup user scripts [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Another small bug in the oli's cleanup user script I may have run across a small bug in the user script. These six have been given to me to review, and remain on my list ...
Duplicates Policy Incentivizes Clutter Rather Than Canonical
Disadvantages of Current Duplicates Policy Stated briefly, the current policy encourages proliferation over pruning. The disadvantages of the current duplicates policy stem from the fact that it is ...
Can we close as bug all the "appstreamcli" related questions?
A bug in the appstream package was released on stable couple of hours ago. The issue was reported on 2016-05-09 on Launchpad and the fix released 5 hours ago (2016-05-20 04:35:54 AST). Now it can be ...
PSA: Quantal is now off topic
Yeah, that time again, we will have from here on each 6 months new EOL announcements so, here the general plan for questions: New questions about Quantal 12.10 that only affect Quantal (e.g., APT ...
Another small bug in the oli's cleanup user script
The user Alvar deleted the question https://askubuntu.com/questions/46280/ It remains on "My Open Allocations" I can "give up" and remove it, but will leave it for the moment, not sure if you wish ...
I know how everyone can be happy!
Unicorns for everybody! .... not really. I'm talking about our long trail of "list of X" that predate the site since immemorial times. As you can see in previous discussions people doesn't ...