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Replace 'zoom' tag with 'magnification' (synonymise + merge)?

Six months ago, SurvivalMachine asked Should “zoom” tag also apply to the videoconferencing software? At the time, it seemed that relatively few questions about the Zoom meeting app used the zoom tag. ...
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How often is [frequency] useful?

We have 51 questions tagged frequency. This seems like an extremely general, cross-cutting concept that isn't useful as a tag. However, most questions tagged frequency are questions about CPU ...
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Add tag synonym for [tag:wsl]

As the global maximum tag length has been increased to 35 characters, now the tag wsl should be renamed to windows-subsystem-for-linux (or similar) and act as a synonym to the latter. Other SE sites ...
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Should [messages] be sent to /dev/null?

Ubuntu is trying to tell me something In the course of removing the warning tag from a few posts I encountered the tag messages, which is currently attached to 62 questions. It seems these questions ...
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[warning]: questionable tag detected

We have 57 posts tagged warning. Should they be retagged to remove it? warning is not as bad as the banned error tag. error roughly meant "Something happened!" There are just a few common meanings ...
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Can we merge the ip and ip-address tags?

Can we merge the ip and ip-address tags? ip-address (288 questions) ip (47 questions)
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Could we rename the "header" tag?

header idiom is used by many languages. But they don't mean the same thing , like the confusion between the web page header (visual) & the compiled languages headers. In SO: This tag is ...
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Please can someone remove the installation tag from the following question

I can't remove the installation from debootstrap wants to remove target folder, why? Please can someone else do this? I can't do it via the API either, which is how I realised.
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Tiny tweak to the [livedvd] tag

This isn't even worth bringing up in Meta, but if I don't point it out it's going to nag at me in the back of my mind. Observe the following set of tags: live-usb live-cd livedvd If some helpful ...
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Installation tag Cleanup

According to figures as of October 19, 2014, there are almost 9400 questions tagged as installation. I propose that we have a month-long cleanup event where all of these questions are sorted either ...
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Can we merge retina with retina-display

The only time the word retina is of use on a site a bout technology is when talking about Retina displays. Since we aren't a Q&A site for Apple, I think it should the relevant tag should be called ...
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Would it make sense to merge (and possibly establish a synonym) for ubuntu-on-arm to arm?

I noticed that the main site tag for ubuntu-on-arm is being used in the exact same manner as the arm tag and wondered if there were a reason why they weren't merged? 16 posts (12 this year) - https://...
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Ambiguous tag: blocking

The tag blocking is ambiguous. It contains stuff about blocking websites, unblocking hardware, email, and more. I wanted to use it for blocking websites, but given the ambiguity I doubt about it. I ...
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Should we merge autostart and startup-applications tags?

In my opinion, both the tags deal with making an application start automatically upon logging in. I believe they should be made synonyms of each other and possibly, even merged together. Here's the ...
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Can we merge distro, distribution, distributions and linux-distro tags?

I think they are inherently the same thing and don't deserve multiple tags. Breakdown of the tags: distro x 15 distribution x 40 distributions x 3 linux-distro x 14
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Do you really need "burning", "dvd-burning", "cd-burning" tag?

I have seen that we have several tags on the burning CD/DVD topic. One tag burn has wiki, but there are three more tags on the same topic. These are burning, dvd-burning , cd-burning. Do we really ...
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Can we merge driver and drivers tag?

Before it gets too much to handle, can we merge driver and drivers tag? driver x 1243 drivers x 6
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Make [download] a synonym of [downloads] and merge the two tags

There are 73 questions tagged download 69 questions tagged downloads The two tags are redundant, please consider making download a synonym of downloads and merge the 2 tags (note:downloads has tag ...
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Make [home] a synonym of [home-directory] and merge the two tags

There are 135 questions tagged home 52 questions tagged home-directory The excerpts for both are nearly the same, implying the same use: home: Questions about users' home folders or the ...
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Merging scripting related tags

It looks like there is no difference between shell-scripting, script and scripts tag. Should we merge those and add tag synonym from script to scripts or vice versa?
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Remove [subjective] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please can we destroy the subjective tag? The [subjective] tag should be removed and blacklisted from Ask Ubuntu for the same reasons it was removed from other sites. For ...
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