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Can moderator delete my user profile from this site?

I want to send a request from contact us page to deleting my user profile/account from here. but when I click submit button I get error: then I tried to send my request on main site (I tried on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shouldn't this question about working around Ethernet problems be reopened?

The question we are talking about: How to get around NVM Checksum error (PXE-E05) to make the ethernet work? I had cast the first vote for closure on this question on 31st March as it was unclear ...
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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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Launchpad logins broken on linux browsers?

One of my coworkers noticed that Launchpad logins are broken. If you log out, then go to login, click the launchpad button, and nothing happens. Normally a text widget shows up so you can type in ...
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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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Make the on-topic section more explicit

Since there is often confusion on this site as to which Ubuntu derivatives are actually on topic, why not explicitly list them on the Help page? Instead of: We welcome questions about: Using ...
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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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Can we get more close votes?

Currently we only get 24 close votes a day. I find this much too limiting, I can use all 24 of those votes really quick and still find a use for 24 more votes. Is there any way we could get a couple ...
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My question was closed by what I consider over-zealous moderation

Here's the question. It was closed simply because I tagged it as "14.04" (I am using Xubuntu 14.04 which is not released yet). However, the question is not specific to 14.04 in any way, it is specific ...
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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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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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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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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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Tag based syntax highlighting isn't working in all the questions

For those who don't know, SE uses Google Prettify to automatically add syntax highlighting to any code posted based on the tags applied in the question. If we specify <!-- language : lang-...
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Require registration to ask a Question

Ok, since people are doing a fuss about rejecting seemsly invalid edits and other quirks, I'm suggesting this again. Why? Because each time we do a fuss about something or other that could be solved ...
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Merge php and php-5.4 tags into just php?

We have a php tag, and we also have a php-5.4 tag. Ultimately, they're both PHP, and I see no reason to have separate PHP tags for each version (the same reasoning was the primary drive, as far as I ...
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Should we get review audits?

Today (2013-12-11), in 3-4 occasions, regulars in chat rooms expressed their concerns that users do not know how to use the site. Is not surprising considering that our eternal September hasn't ended ...
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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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Are the new SE bar's colors able to be modified?

I'm looking at the new SE Bar, and while it is indeed spiffy, its colors clash a little with both meta AND the main site's styles. Is it possible for the SE bar to have customized color pallets for ...
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Chromium vs. YouTube questions closed to a dead end

Fortunately it still is easy to find the solution for non-playing YouTube content on Chromium from the relevant questions here but closing of these questions led to an unfortunate constellation: ...
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What will be the new bar for Ask Ubuntu?

Any insight how will AU looks with the new not-technically-black bar? IMHO the integration with Canonical's bar may put on-hold such change. How will the bar be integrated with the current UI?
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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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Boot related tags, should we synonymize them all?

I've seen that more often that most, multi-boot, triple-boot, dual-boot are usually about the boot process. Shouldn't we synonymize them all?
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Shouldn't the 'rights' tag be a synonym of 'permissions'?

The tag permissions is used for all questions relating to system permissions, whether it's filesystem permissions, permissions to burn DVDs, etc. We also have the rights tag which contains questions ...
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Should gpg be a synonym of gnupg?

Recently I saw that there are several PGP/GPG related tags: openpgp pgp gnupg gpg According to my knowledge gpg is the short form of GnuPG. The executable file is also called gpg. So I think gpg ...
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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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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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Can we synonymize sleep and suspend?

Can we synonymize sleep and suspend? Sleep tag excerpt: A power-saving state, basically same thing as "Standby mode", that allows a computer to quickly resume full-power operation (typically ...
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A 404 error occurs on the about page

In the second slide of the about page, the link to the "official Ubuntu derivatives" gives a 404.
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Can't edit due to mention of The Walking Dead

I was going to edit this question but I appear to be running into some kind of spam catcher.
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Reopen one of my questions - Invalid Duplicate Marked

Related: How do I disable the boot splash screen, and only show kernel and boot text instead? Okay, so this was marked as a duplicate, apparently, but I only noticed this now. Is the marked ...
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Suggestion: Add link to relevant page in “off-topic” notification

Pretty minor suggestion, but it could be of some use. A question of mine, https://askubuntu.com/questions/295699/the-vpn-service-failed-to-start-under-ubuntu-13-04, was put on hold (at my request) ...
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Not that criteria

In https://askubuntu.com/help/bounty, there's this: "If there's no answer meeting that criteria, the bounty is not awarded to anyone." One criterion, two criteria or "those criteria" but not "that ...
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The “contact us” link in the User Merge help page links to itself

It seems that https://askubuntu.com/contact/user-merge now redirects to https://askubuntu.com/help/merging-accounts (since a recent build of the site). Fine. However, the link on the page for further ...
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This question is not duplicate so consider re-opening it

I asked this question "The software on this computer is up to date" while upgrading 12.10 to 13.04 I have this unique error "The software on this computer is up to date" I couldn't find its ...
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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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Pic Won't Show Up on My AskUbuntu Profile After Uploading JPG File to My Profile

I took the option to change picture on my Profile, and uploaded a 9KB JPG pic; but it's just showing a white screen where my pic should be. What am I doing wrong?
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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 ...