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Minor site design updates

As you can see, Ask Ubuntu community site got a slight design update today. I have moved site's CSS to a newly refactor LESS system, so it's more maintainable for us to fix SE network CSS bugs ...
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“Marked as duplicate” should include a link to the duplicate(s) and not just “Ask a new question”

At the top of the question, we have: and at the bottom we have Sometimes the question can be very long and these two boxes can be very far apart. If you come from somewhere else (for example, via ...
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Reject buttons looks too much like an ok button

I got the following notification inside my inbox: Edit suggested I clicked on the notification and got to the following page: https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/880858 Because it ...
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Ask Ubuntu new site theme is live

We rolled out the new site theme for Ask Ubuntu. It is now live. What new theme? If you're like, "What the heck are you talking about?", then you should read the Meta Stack Exchange post entitled ...
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Badges getting cut in half

Seems like the badges are getting cut in half. Attaching the screenshot below
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Ask Ubuntu new site theme coming soon [duplicate]

You might have seen the featured post Rollout of new network site themes on Meta Stack Exchange already, but here are the relevant parts for Ask Ubuntu again: As mentioned on meta.stackexchange.com ...
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Bug with code of conduct notification

Not sure if this is related to the new theme that's being worked on or not, but:
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Why user is able to edit comments in multiple textareas in the same time?

By accident I have clicked edit link on comment twice. After first click I have textarea for editing it (it is normal and expected behavior). But on second and third click on edit I get garbage: ...
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Text on Ask Ubuntu overwrites other text

This occurred today and at other times. Anyone else experienced it? It has occured on 16.04 and 18.04.(Ubuntu Mate)
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The top menu has moved to the left

The top menu has moved to the left. I checked in two different browsers.
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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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Mobile view adds linebreaks before and after images even if they are very small

If my answer uses a package one has to install first, I like to add an AptURL link with the small package symbol , e.g. for sl using this: [`sl` ![Install sl](https://hostmar.co/software-small)](http:...
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Ask Ubuntu site layout is wrong on Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey

I use Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.6.0 and Mozilla Seamonkey 2.49.2 on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS x86_64 and Windows 8.1 x86_64 with installed updates. After some updates of site design its layout is somehow ...
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Commenting on a test review question automatically scolds you with “STOP! Look and listen” - Why? [duplicate]

I stumbled over a review question, which turned out to be a Test question. I tried to write a comment that OP might consider using the older, 4.10 kernel, since there seem to be a lot of issues with ...
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Push users through the Tour as part of onboarding

Recently, this post came up on Meta, and they brought up a good point (paraphrased): I should have read the tour, but i couldn't even find it or even know that one existed. When you ask for help, ...
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Issue in adding Tags in Favorite Tags

Is it normal that I can add any text in the "Favorite Tags" section, even something which isn't actually a tag? I can even add duplicate entries! Is this a bug, or will it work if I add "Hello World!" ...
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Stack Exchange indicator in Top-Right corner overlapping

I noticed that Stack Exchange indicator in the top right corner overlapping with its popup menu. This happens only when the main site page (checked on Edge when user is already logged in, in IE11 and ...
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New navbar bug review queues not operating as expected

This is different from Review queue false negatives on the new top bar which has been dismissed as status-by-design. When I first logged on this morning the review queue indicator was not lit. After ...
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Bug with new top bar

Once again, a picture is worth a thousand words:
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Glitch on profile page with dropdowns

The next privilege button on the profile page shows through the three drop-downs on the top. I tend to start my browsing at this page then check my inbox so I see it every visit. Chrome&Firefox
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Visual bug using accent marked characters

Reading this answer I found that á and è (and also right now in this question) characters from Déjà Dup are shown different than the other characters (they are less "bold" than the others): Link: Why ...
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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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Ubuntu related Stack Overflow Careers ad

Why aren't there a "looking for a job" section in Askubuntu like other Stack Exchange sites ( stackoverflow , server fault .. ) I think it will be cool to show stack Overflow linux/ubuntu Careers ads....
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Toast notifications overlap the Ubuntu top bar

Part of the Stack Exchange JS library includes functionality to create notification messages - the most common perhaps being "Thanks, we'll take a look at it" after casting a flag. These ...
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The “accepted” word is not visible under the “all actions” tab in the profile page

This bug exists on both sites, on meta and on main. The word is there, but its text color is in the same as the background (technically, the background on the span is black, but has an opacity of 0, ...
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Background with dots gives unpleasant effects on scroll

Most LCD monitors have problems displaying regular patterns of dots (or lines). I've tried several LCDs, and on each of them dots in background of askubuntu flicker badly. That's why it's a bad idea ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Feature request - Change color of block quote [duplicate]

I'd like to request that the color of block quotes gets changed from a light gray to a light yellow (like SO, AE) As it is now, it's very hard to see the difference between a block quote and a code ...
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What about simplifying the UI for AskUbuntu?

I've had an idea of simplifying the overwhelming interface of AskUbuntu by correcting any overload on the users. If you want an example I can make some images, but first someone has to be at least ...
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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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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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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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Could we improve the visibility of links

The color on links is, fitting to the site design, red. As somone suffering from red–green color blindness, which isn't rarely (depending on origin up to 10%), it's hard for me to spot links on ...
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The Canonical navigation bar has diverged from the canon

Possibly due to the recent CSS refactoring, the pseudo-Canonical navigation bar no longer matches the top bar of ubuntu.com sites. Here is how they compare in my Chrome (Windows): AU bar Canonical ...
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Why can't a question be marked a duplicate of a question on another stackexchang site?

I came across the following question: Merging 2 files based on single column. Even though two answers have been posted already I answered a very similar question already on another stackexchange site:...
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Upcoming site design changes

A few weeks ago Canonical reached out to me about making some design changes on Ask Ubuntu to reflect the official Ubuntu site's new design guidelines. The goal is to keep all Ubuntu related sites(...
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Why are there hyperlinks when you scroll up a bunch

On Safari 8.0.6, scrolling up above the ubuntu bar causes links to show up. Is this a bug? EDIT By scroll up I mean scroll beyond the top limit which is only possible (I think) with the trackpad. ...
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More black links on deleted question page

This is a continuation of this question: Black links on new duplicate banner are counter intuitive. On Ask Ubuntu, when users with less than 10k view a deleted question they land at a page that ...
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Questions with 0 answers not highlighted any more :-(

I used to easily see the questions which have not yet got any answer as they were displayed in a red circle until recently. Now it's very hard to easily spot them, and I don't think the argument "too ...
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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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Underline on new reputation graph looks weird

This is what I see when hovering my reputation graph in the new profile page: Can the underline please be removed?
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What does '(1)' in tab title mean?

It could be seen somtimes when I surfing Ask Ubuntu that something different on the title of my web-browser, which is '(', number, and ')' such as (2). '(2) Ask Ubuntu' '(1) Ask Ubuntu'
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Ask Ubuntu CSS Error: Bounty elements have margin-right offset on question view

It messes up the inline flow. See what I mean below: Can this be fixed?
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Why does the Canonical bar on meta omit Insights and Juju?

Canonical navigation bar, as seen on main Ask Ubuntu site: Canonical navigation bar, as seen here on meta: Or just look at the top of your screen... Two items are missing: Insights and Juju.
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Privileges page has broken alignment

This page has some messed up alignment in the right sidebar. Here's what it should look like, But when you click on the link it breaks. This doesn't seem to be an issue on other StackExchange sites ...