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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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Can the line-height in <li>s be a bit taller?

I was joking with somebody earlier about the line-spacing in their post. There's nothing wrong with the content, it's just hard to read. This is very easy to reproduce; just compare: Lorem ipsum ...
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StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ colour issue

Opening up the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ after the recolouring on Ask Ubuntu main and hovering over the Stack Exchange logo results in dark grey on purple: This is somewhat ...
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Make links visible on escaped text

There is no visible difference between AskUbuntu and AskUbuntu, even though the first occurence points to a link and the second doesn't. It could be argued that it is not necessary, but stackoverflow....
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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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There is a bug with the bounty banner

When a new bounty without a comment appears, the add a comment appears half over the grey banner background: While not a bad bad bug, it is annoying.
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Is the 'edit' link prominent enough?

I keep seeing questioners answering their own questions with an update instead of editing the question. Is this maybe a problem of a not prominent enough edit link? Since this site heavily depends on ...
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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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Hover state colour for the “Ask a Question” button in the tour is broken

This happens on Chrome 46:
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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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Bug: UbuntuRegular Font (used on this site) messed up at 12 & 13px

This site, AskUbuntu.com, uses the "UbuntuRegular" font. Sometimes the font size is 14px, which displays fine, but in the "comments" (& perhaps other places), the font size is 13px, which cuts off ...
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Keyboard tags could use some love

Some of us have been asking for something nicer for the <kbd> tag. Jin mentioned maybe polishing them up to make questions like this look nicer, just documenting that here. (Also note, I love ...
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Visited links on Meta are hard to see

Maybe it is just my vision but I can't distinguish visited links in question/answer text from the surrounding text on Ubuntu Meta. I can see the links on the parent fine and I can see unvisited links ...
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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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The little tab things don't look right

On my main profile page, I noticed this: Is it just me, or are the tab backgrounds backwards for the left & right ones? Shouldn't the rounded corners be pointed out?
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Tone down the grey for formatting code/commands?

This answer is really brutal on the eyes however I think it's key to have filenames and commands with that kind of formatting. Maybe perhaps toning it down a bit? Similar in shade to the blockquote ...
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Replace the loading icon

I believe we should replace the Loading Icon with the default pin wheel found in Ubuntu - something like this As opposed to the default stackoverflow icon.
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Is there an option to remove the bar above the status bar?

There is a new bar above the "status bar" with Ubuntu/Community/Development/Ask. This is new and I feel it is taking up valuable screen space, since I do not plan on regularly using the new links. I ...
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Bounty allocated amount looks odd

When a bounty is allocated to an answer, the bounty amount is shown against it. This kind of looks weird in Ask Ubuntu In contrast, the bounty allocated amount in Super User is much.. better
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Where can I get the Ask Ubuntu speech bubble logo?

Where can I get that speech bubble from Ask Ubuntu in SVG version? I need it for my presentation.
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Visited links cannot be distinguished from normal text [duplicate]

Visited links are not underlined and black, just like text is.
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Preformatted text is insufficiently distinct?

The background used for answers on askubuntu.com is slightly grey; this makes preformatted text such as this stand out significantly less than on, say stackoverflow.com. I think this requires a ...
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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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Is the review new or the blog new?

Because I see that new icon up there but I'm not sure which item it represents. It's difficult to tell if it is supposed to go to the "review" link or the "blog" link.
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Incorrect new user text box

Q: What is Ubuntu? A: Apparently, Ubuntu is a collaboratively edited question and answer site for people who love Ubuntu. I think Canonical may not approve of that assessment ;). Don't know if this ...
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If “About Me” is blank we have a grey square on the user page that mean nothing

It has took me time to understand why there is a strange grey square on my user page and to figure out what it is. I think there should be a text like "No description" or maybe we can just remove it ...
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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 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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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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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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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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The dots don't line up with the background

Well, since there are looking to change some things with the design, I thought this would be a good time to bring this up. Has anyone noticed that the dot-patterns don't line up? If the new design ...
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“Ask question” left border visible on main site

I've been noticing this for the last few days, and it seems like a bug. Here is what the link currently looks like: Notice the dark purple colored left border which shouldn't be visible. Below is ...
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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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How do I disable the background on the site? It kills my Dell monitor!

I've recently bought a Dell UltraSharp U2713HM and it really cannot handle the pattern of dots in the background of Ask Ubuntu (main). I'm asking it here on AU meta, because it concerns the site ...
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Can we make the top tool bar position fixed while scrolling?

Wouldn't it be cool that this toolbar could be fixed for easier access for activities and votes? Saying FIXED i mean that while scroll it won't stay in the top of document, and will be in the top of ...
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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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Links in <code> spans are indistinguishable from normal <code> spans

Here's the real life example that triggered this: Make sure you check for duplicates before adding new entries. For example, search pitivi inquestion:this before adding PiTiVi. :)
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Style issue: font alignment with certain styling

While doing some editing today, I've noticed the following issue with the style used on Ask Ubuntu: This issue occurs when using either italic or bold italic text, ie: ***group***. It is not evident ...
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Line spacing cosmetics

Awesome work on the new site design! I'd like to note a couple CSS issues related to line spacing, in this answer as an expample: The scroll bars in the code block probably shouldn't be there. They ...
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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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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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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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Why are there different styling in Meta from AskUbuntu?

I have noticed this a while, but it is just a bit weird. Styling differences occur between different StackExchange sites. The most notable is the <kbd> tag, most of which render the contents of ...
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Descenders in comments chopped off in Windows Chrome

In my browser (Chrome 29 on Windows 7), descenders are chopped off in comments, which makes it fairly annoying to read, as g's look like q's (most other letters with descenders are fairly unambiguous, ...
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Askubuntu mobile-optimised website is difficult to read

The current askubuntu.com mobile-optimised website uses a black background and a gray foreground(text). This makes it difficult to read and draws attention away from the important part, i.e., the text ...
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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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Why are askubuntu.com and meta.askubuntu.com considered as same site?

Why are askubuntu.com and meta.askubuntu.com considered as same Stack Exchange site (Same Reputation points on both site), while stackoverflow.com and meta.stackoverflow.com are considered as ...
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Line breaks in markdown

I have been seeing new users who copy/paste code or information into posts not add extra newlines(or even type without extra newlines) and make posts hard to read, wasting the time of a moderator or ...