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Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

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Please remove dupe status

A recent question of mine has been confused as a dupe: How can I be sure that the updated packages are not compromised? The 'duped' question asks about Canonical repo security in the general sense. ...
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Tag synonym request: [user-accounts] -> [users]

Both tags cover the same area. [users] already has a tag wiki entry so I suggest keeping it as the master.
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Who is able to edit http://askubuntu.com/privileges/edit?

The last paragraph starts with a typo: Aside form reviewing suggested edits should read Aside from reviewing suggested edits The second word is spelled "f o rm " should be "f r om"
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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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Are [vsftp] and [vsftpd] dupes?

I came across the tags vsftp and vsftpd. Both have similar descriptions and are not related to each other. I would propose to alias vsftp to vsftpd (or the other way around). Because I see not reason ...
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What tags should we use for tablets?

Which tags should we use for the upcoming tablet releases? We didn't really talk about the classification when the phone was announced which led to some confusion, so I figured I would ask early.
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Can we *please* blacklist the error tag?

The tag has reappeared two more times again. The error has reappeared after at lease 2 purges. Can we please blacklist this tag? Reasons for this have been discussed several times already: The '...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Why can't I VTC this as duplicate? It has an upvoted+accepted answer

Look at this question. I bumped into it using the Review Queue for Close Votes. I agree with the proposed duplicate, but I am unable to vote-to-close it: The error This question does not have an ...
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Title is eaten by diff in suggested edit

While reviewing a suggested edit, I encountered something weird: a title is deleted and no title is inserted in the diff as can be seen below. When I press the "improve" button, I see exactly the ...
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The 'error' tag should be blacklisted

The error tag: is general is ambiguous describes over half of the questions on Ask Ubuntu is misleading could mean boot errors, graphical errors, errors seen in the terminal, etc. If the error tag is ...
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Let's reopen this Wubi question that Microsoft Windows thought was off-topic

In this question posted yesterday, the OP has a Wubi system that will not start, because the Windows boot loader (which loads Wubi--in a Wubi system you select Ubuntu from the Windows boot menu) has a ...
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Could we get a better example question for the new /about?

As some have already seen, the /about page on main has changed dramatically. It's fancy now with all the moving parts and visual examples, but there is one thing that feels kinda odd about it. The ...
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Unsynonym ntp from time

I have a subscription for ntp. It seems that recently ntp became a synonym for time, so that I now get questions like this (which is not related to ntp) via my subscription. Please remove this ...
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Can a moderator please symlink x11 to xorg?

x11 has a number in it, so the system assumes it's a version number and won't let me submit it as a proposed synonym. Can someone make it a synonym of xorg?
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typo in tooltip for Needs Improvement button

If you hover over the Needs Improvement button on the Community Evaluation page, a tooltip will pop up that says this question and its ansewrs need improvement:
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Can we feature the style guide for new reviewers/editors?

It would be nice to highlight the site's style guide for a bit on the sidebar doohicky on the main page: Style guide for questions and answers I for one am finding a bunch of edits that tend to ...
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Why my account is not deleted yet?

I did the needed steps to delete my account but til now it still active. Why?
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This question about Paypal for contributions should be open

Will I be able to contribute to Ubuntu in the future through other services in addition to PayPal? This has been getting asked a bunch on the internet and it's answerable, it should be open.
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confused about my user name (jgrau = 95710?) and how the site works

I'm confused how this site works, because I only find editing on my questions but can not recognize the answer to my originally posted issue: My issue is that I can't get sound to my TV which I ...
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Can somebody fix a miss-spell in a command?

Why can't I set screen brightness? The last line says sudo update-grup and it needs to say sudo update-grub. I cannot change or propose a one letter change but it is incorrect.
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Minor alignment issue with downvote button

When casting a downvote upon a post, I noticed that the downvote arow is misaligned between when no vote is cast and when it is downvoted. You can see below a GIMP image showing the two images next to ...
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Site not updating at all [closed]

Since the site went into read only mode then came back, it has not updated at all. According to the question list, the last newest question was five hours ago. It is the same with some of the other ...
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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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Synonimization of singular/plural tag pairs

There are a few [foo]/[foos] tag pairs on Ask Ubuntu. Such tag pairs are usually the singular and plural of the same word and should be synonyms. Occasionally. Only moderators can create [foos] when [...
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Can not login to Ask Ubuntu chat

This has been happening since a couple of weeks ago but I thought it was a temp thing. Now I really need to use the chat system and the problem still persists. Here is what is happening: I go to the ...
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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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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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“Avconv” tag does not exist!

I just asked a question related to "avconv" and I was surprised that the tag for it did not exist. I do not have enough reputation to create a tag. I posted the question with "ffmpeg" tag instead. ...
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Tag synonym request: [library]->[libraries]

library has 15 posts, and libraries also has 15 posts. They should be merged into libraries, as both tags have fairly similar questions about missing libaries.
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Please blacklist the help tag

Please blacklist the tag help, its a useless meta tag that can contain literally any question. It should be purged with fire. Related: http://meta.askubuntu.com/questions/2179/why-do-we-have-a-help-...
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Tag synonym request: [gksudo] -> [gksu]

While they can behave differently (mostly on non-Ubuntu systems), gksu and gksudo are not really separate topics. They're provided by the same package (gksu). They're even the same executable (which ...
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This closed question just got 10k views, we should fix it

This looks like it's getting a bunch of views since it's probably a common problem for people with Optimus cards. Nvidia driver cannot be installed with jockey for old hardware
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Tag synonym request: [upgrading] -> [upgrade]

I think the new tag upgrading should be made a synonym of upgrade. I've proposed the tag synonym.
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Tag synonym request: [winxp] -> [windows-xp]

winxp was created yesterday. We already have windows-xp, which is used extensively. But "winxp" is a pretty common abbreviation for "Windows XP." Therefore, I recommend making winxp a synonym of ...
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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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Should [encrypted-home] be a synonym of [ecryptfs]?

Should the tag encrypted-home be a synonym of ecryptfs? While there are other ways to encrypt a home directory, Ecryptfs is the official method under Ubuntu. All three questions tagged encrypted-home ...
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Please make the “Ask Question” button on AskUbuntu more prominent

I'm a user familiar with StackOverflow websites but it took me a while to locate the Ask Question button on Ask Ubuntu. Reason: Insufficient contrast (as can be seen below). A single grey / ...
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Applications, application and software tags must die!

Originally discussed here: The future of the applications/software tag(s) Needs to be discussed again as an effort to ban the tags permanently applications, application and software are useless - ...
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Tag synonym request: [teaching] -> [education]

We have seperate education and teaching tags. It seems that teaching with 4 questions, and education with 6 questions are essentially the same. Also there is the children tag that may factor into ...
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Tag synonym request: [screen-resolution] -> [resolution]

We have separate resolution and screen-resolution tags. resolution is almost always used, and screen-resolution almost never. Theoretically these are different, as resolution applies to things besides ...
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Need a canonical answer for repository versions

We need a canonical answer for "Why do the repositories not have the latest versions of software". Anyone who can write one (if one does not already exist) will be rewarded with a +100 Rep bonus ...
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unsaved comment edits are lost when showing new comments

When I do the following... post a comment start editing the comment I recently posted see that newer comments have been posted click the link to show the newer comments ...my editing of my [less ...
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Please blacklist the 'bug' tag

In regards to this, http://meta.askubuntu.com/questions/3343/summer-cleanup-feedback-wanted-etc?cb=1 the jrg has eliminated questions tagged with bug. I would like to request blacklisting of this tag,...
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matched parentheses in hyperlinks are not handled correctly

When a hyperlink contains a ( character that is matched at the end of the URL by a ) character, AskUbuntu should recognize that the final ) character is part of the URL. However, currently that is not ...
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game tag needs to be cleaned up

game needs to be merged into games. I've taken care of merging in ubuntu-games already.
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We now have control of @askubuntu on Twitter - what should do with it?

These are all related: Help spread this site.... Improving our presence on Twitter Should we target Social Media? Thanks to Robert at Stack Exchange, Jorge and I now have access to @askubuntu on ...
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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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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 ...