Questions tagged [closed-questions]

Questions which have been closed for any of the usual reasons.

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Should we clean up the 12.04 closed questions?

I've noticed that a bunch of closed questions on 12.04 are clogging up the search column on the related questions for each question, and also are generally all alpha/beta stuff anyway. Should we make ...
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What to do with questions related to Gimp usage?

I created a question related to Gimp usage, because a few such questions were under the tag Gimp. My question was closed. I asked on askubuntu because I'm Ubuntu user. I know that Gimp is multi-...
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Why is hiding GRUB menu too localized?

As per my brother's request, I want to hide the GRUB menu, on his dual-boot machine, only to have it appear when he presses some key. I Googled and found this question, and a few days later I noticed ...
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What can we do about high traffic duplicates?

Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04 is a duplicate question, merged with the more general How to Upgrade from a very old release to the latest. The problem? How to Upgrade has about nine thousand views. ...
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question about "download[ing] packages for offline installation" incorrectly closed as duplicate

This question has been closed as a duplicate of this question. But I do not believe they are really asking the same thing. I think that the recent question is asked in a way that is unfortunately not ...
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what to do with questions without an owner? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do with abandoned questions? what is the guidlines for questions without an owner? Should they be closed? should they be maintained by anyone? what's the deal? ...
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I asked a specific question - it was marked as closed due to "exact duplicate." It's NOT a duplicate?

Today I asked a question about dual-head video cards for Ubuntu 10.04 or 11.04. It was marked as a duplicate and CLOSED, though the link I was directed to provides absolutely NO information about ...
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Reopening of a closed question?

Hi. Recently a question of mine was closed due to being an exact duplicate of this one. While I always skim-through the questions with similar titles, I hadn't thought to search under "microblogging" ...
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Are the questions with the mark (closed) erased?

I've seen many questions with the mark [closed] in the title. Does it mean that they will be erased later? Or just remains as closed?
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Reopen request for my question

Someone closed my question as a duplicate of another question, but mine is more specific. I cannot understand the reasons behind this. Which are the proprietary and paid games for linux do you know - ...
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Are we too harsh on this one ?

This question is along the lines of favourite emacs shortcut or best video editor or text editor or php/ror editor for ubuntu. Many of them are lingering along nicely as community wiki's without ...
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Why was question 4389 closed?

This question. As I understand it, it's just a fun question, quite like the apt-get-from-2020 one. I really can't understand why we accept and upvote one, but not the other. Sure it should be a ...
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Disable voting for closed questions.

Because it is closed for some reasons.
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