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Fix the Linux tag blacklist

A million years ago (in Internet years), Jeff put a tag blacklist in place to stop people tagging things with linux or unix. Probably makes sense but I think his regex was bum: ^linux|unix$ That's ...
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Cannot access review queues

As of 5:26 AM on September 9, 2016 (UTC), the review queues went down: My browser is reporting that this page is an HTTP Error 500 page, suggesting (as noted) that something is wrong with ...
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Tag Synonym Request: Asus-Related Stuff

Recently, Asus tags have been getting created left and right. I'd like to propose the following synonyms: asus-pc -> asus asus-laptop -> asus The ASUS tag seems good enough to cover almost any ...
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Please fix spam detection

Today , I was editing a question and apparently there were some new changes in place for spam detection. Definitely good news . . . except that spam detection is broken: Out of all the words that ...
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Synonymize tags [secure-erase] and [secure-delete]

Well, secure-erase and secure-delete simply mean the same, so we should synonymize them. Here some stats about those two: secure-erase: 13 questions 0 followers Excerpt: none Wiki: none secure-...
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The Juju link in the top bar is incorrect

I just started playing around with the links at the top, seeing how they mirrored the Ubuntu.com links, and I noticed something. The Juju link appears to be outdated. The one on AU goes to http://...
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My badge count is probably wrong (too many gold)

I know it can sound like a stupid question but it seems that my badges count is wrong. I remember having 11 gold and today the total is 13. I've checked the badge page and counted them and... still 11....
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Why have I just received another two Marshal badges?

Why have I just now received another two Marshal badges? I got my first a few months ago. Surely you should only ever get it the once.
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I can't access the Election Page

The link http://askubuntu.com/election from the Comments Inbox is going to http://askubuntu.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/election
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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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Please revert merging amd-graphics tag into ati

there was a post a few months ago about the tag synonym and I just got reminded of if today. The AMD ATI merger was almost 10 years ago (in 2006) and Wikipedia says AMD stopped using the ATI brand in ...
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Ad crap is causing browser errors, is this acceptable?

This sort of ad stuff that tries to execute gifs and pull do all sorts of shady stuff is a big red flag for me and is making me feel uneasy using this platform. What can be done and/or how to reassure ...
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Can I get the duplicate close link on this question changed?

On this question, I voted to close as a duplicate of this one but the user wanted to change the icon size not hide the launcher, so it was a duplicate of this. However the OP accepted the original ...
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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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Would a off-topic tag warning be a good-idea? [duplicate]

Here on Ask Ubuntu we have quite a lot of tags for various Linux distributions/Operating Systems/things that could be off-topic if specific about them: debian, mint, fedora, crunchbang, windows, ...
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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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What 's up with the Jobs section?

I just noticed a Jobs section: As it says, I get a page not found. I'm reasonably certain I have a Stack Overflow Careers profile. So, what is Jobs for, and how can I access it? The feature request ...
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Rename "blogs" tag to "blog"

I have no idea why we need the blogs tag to be plural. We have terminal, not terminals. We have shell, not shells. We have scanner, not scanners. For consistency's sake, can we please make the tag ...
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Missing full stop in privileges area

I have just noticed that there is a missing full stop at the end of this sentence (the last one): And as it is really bugging me (because I am a Grammar Nazi), I thought that I would report it.
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Merge [resolution] into [something-resolution]

This was a mistake. Resolution should have never been the main tag for all screen/display/monitor resolution issues. This is more evident when you get exactly 4 tags for all these issues, created by ...
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Why isn't the CAPTCHA code smarter?

None of my posts are even remotely spammy. No URLs, or anything close to a URL--just a normal response. Yet I keep hitting the stupid CAPTCHA. Makes me want to go away. Why isn't the code smarter? ...
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JavaScript is broken after clicking on a comment of a deleted answer in the inbox

In my inbox, there is a reply to a comment on an answer which is deleted (The answer is deleted). Thus all comments are deleted. This is the comment link: https://askubuntu.com/posts/comments/530576?...
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Let's refine and clarify our off-topic close reasons

Recently I have noticed, both as a user and a moderator, a good number of questions either being closed as end-of-life or as a development release when they probably don’t need to be. Just a few ...
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What is the [packages] tag useful for?

We have .deb or was deb, well, we have that. We have package-management as well. Why do we need yet-another-tag without someone that can be actually be an expert of all aspect of the "packages" topic? ...
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Can Elementary OS be added in the help section for topics not to ask about?

currently the list of off-topic subjects include the following: Linux Mint, Backtrack, Gnome-Remix (prior to 13.04) and other Linux distributions (try our friends at Unix & Linux Stack Exchange)...
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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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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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Need a few >2k people to help with the merge of the Recovery tag

I would like to merge recovery into data-recovery. A good ~90% (at a glance) of the ~500 questions tagged recovery are about data-recovery. The other ~10% are about things like password-recovery or ...
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Why was my "obsolete" flag declined?

After having edited the question and created an appropriate answer I flagged the comment "Don't give the solution in your own question" as "obsolete" - the answer part had been removed from the ...
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Delete tag 14.04.1

The tag 14.04.1 seems useless, as there is already a 14.04 tag, and the questions involving the tag do not seem to be related to 14.04.1 but could be migrated to 14.04.
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Can't Accept Answers or enter review queue

Whenever I try to enter the review queue or accept an answer, I get an error message. I also now cannot post comments. Also, while writing this post, both "Title is Missing" and "Body is missing" is ...
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Clicking on green reputation button does not make it go away

Clicking on green reputation button does not make it go away for example mine reads +15 in green at the top of the page and it will not reset. Is there a bug at the moment? is there a way to make it ...
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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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Review audit bug

When reviewing in the close vote queue I almost always start by clicking on the close button and then canceling that window, to see how the votes are standing on the question. Because if I'm in the ...
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Why is there small text randomly on the review history?

Some - about 2 thirds of the reviews - have got larger text, and the other third has small text - why? It is staring to really bug my OCDness that it is random - not even reviewed, no action needed (...
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I can Review close votes, but I don't have more votes to cast!

This post is interesting to Seth, since he has been in a similar situation. Well, I have no more close votes for the day. But I only reviewed 19 questions, hence I have still access to the review ...
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Italic text in Links are not colored

For example in my answer here, if you open it on your mobile (Or just click mobile in the footer on your desktop browser), an italic link would look like this: While on the desktop it's like so: ...
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Unaligned Borders

Just noticed the unaligned borders in the navigation bar of the website. In Firefox: Also in Chrome: I don't know if this question fits in meta askubuntu, but is it a bug or just a style?
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Why I do not get notified about duplication notice comments?

My question here was voted to close as duplicated of another question, but I(tm) never got notified by the drop-down inbox, nor the SE inbox. Is this expected? Because if it's like this, most of our ...
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Get rid of the Windows-application tag?

Why I think that the windows-application tag should be deleted: It's about Windows software, but this site is for Ubuntu. The only circumstances I could see it relating to Ubuntu would be if the OP ...
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Enable the easy review close queue filtering interface

We are almost reaching the 1k items in the close queue (we are second, only behind Stack Overflow), so I think we should make any attempt to make folks review stuff and for that reason I ask to enable ...
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Blacklist the [installation] tag

We've created two tags to separate questions that are about installing Ubuntu and installing something in Ubuntu: system-installation and software-installation. This is with the purpose of getting rid ...
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Can we kill the ubuntu14.04 tag?

the ubuntu14.04 tag has been used 16 times and it shouldn't even had been created. It should be linked as a duplicate to 14.04 or just burned from the system.
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Unicorn tag - potential conflict

The unicorn tag could mean one of two things: the U-series codename for 14.10, or the prefork server that can be used in conjunction with other webservers. It looks like there's edits in the tag ...
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Can we have more than 3 custom close reasons, pretty please?

Ask Ubuntu mod here. We've exhausted our custom close reason slots and we need a few more. We are a very broad site. We cater to development, application support, installation support, hardware ...
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Why is all my flag history gone?

Just since an hour or so, my "helpful flags" count on Ask Ubuntu appears to be reset, and only on AU where I had about 400+ helpful flags raised. On other SE sites, it seems all fine though. I also ...
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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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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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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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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-...