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Is reverse voting or merging a solution in this case?

I just read a question, Is there a command to factory reset Ubuntu? (asked in Dec '16) which was closed as a duplicate of Resetting Ubuntu to factory settings (asked in Feb '15) back in Aug '18. But ...
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Should I accept my own answer even if it's inspired by another much detailed answer?

Three paragraphs written below consist a complex situation, please try and understand every sentence I had a question about thumbnail generation in new Ubuntu release, I asked and started a bounty on ...
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How are post [merge]s supposed to work?

How exactly do post merges work, and what would be the reason for two questions being merged? I happen to come across this post, which is marked as being a duplicate, and links to this post, which is ...
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How can I get two different questions merged?

There are two questions. Both have the same final problem. How to get them merged? Also both the questions have a lot of too localized information that will need to be removed after the merge. What ...
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Minimum system requirements

Firstly, should these two be merged/duped/linked/somethinged: How do I find out which version and derivative of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minimal system requirements? (I think this ...
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Merging difficulty

MY question is how difficult is it to merge questions? Over my time here I've requested merging on a number of questions. I recently ran across this question which I flagged as duplicate after ...
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I'm Lucio trying to recover the access to my account

Users: Normal: https://askubuntu.com/users/62483/lucio New: https://askubuntu.com/users/214262/user214262 After log out yesterday, when I tried to login again, due to strange reason, StackExchange ...
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Should these two questions about running/installing .exe files be merged?

The two questions I am talking about are: Why does Ubuntu fail to run .exe files? / How do I run .exe? How can I install Windows software or games? They are different but they both try to achieve ...
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Not able to merge IDs [duplicate]

I'm not managing to merge my openid (140578) with this one I just registered in (141013). Any idea pls? Thx!
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My question is different, but it was merged. and now i want to unmerge it..

my question is here.. is it possible to make nautilus open with two panes by default? i ask in my question text to find specifically other solutions than the xdotool workaround, and also i use 12.04 ...
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Can questions closed but not as duplicates have their answers merged?

It is possible for a moderator to merge a question that's closed, but not as a duplicate? For example, this too localized question doesn't seem like a candidate for reopening, except that it seems to ...
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How to merge questions instead of closing one or more of them?

I read that concurrent questions can be merged instead of closing one or more of them. How to do that?
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Account merged, now cannot login to SE chat

I am not sure if this is the right place to post this inquiry. In AU, I have an old account with only 1 rep which I have used for about a week. I forgot the password for that account so I then ...
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How can low rep users request account merges?

I've seen a number of requests to merge two accounts, posted here on meta and actioned by moderators. But what if a user has less than 5 reputation, and thus cannot post a question on meta. What is ...
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Make [vista] a synonnym of [windows-vista] and merge the two

There are two tags vista with 29 questions windows-vista with just 5 I know it is not much significant , but a cleanup is never bad.
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Short permalink to answer doesn't work after merge

How to skip to create Ubuntu Menu in status bar? was merged with How to get global application menu for gvim?. After this, the short permalink to one of the answers still referred to the old question. ...