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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 ...
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Unable to tag question using libvirt

I have a question asked recently here: Unable to start libvirtd which I am unable to tag with libvirt If I tag it, it disappears when the question is up on AU. What is going wrong here?
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A 404 error occurs on the tour page

I was looking at the tour, and the second link to the leadership code of conduct page results in a 404 error. Just a heads up.
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Ubuntu spying in Empathy? why closed?

Once the question was closed But why closed ? This is a very important question! To work Empathy Ubuntu asks permission to collect information about me. Why when I do not wish to collect information ...
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Re-open my message and Give me solution if you can

https://askubuntu.com/questions/289391/xubuntu-13-04-mobile-broadband-can-not-be-enabled My question was closed, I would like to see it re-open.
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Should the tags "sync" and "synchronize" be synonymized?

I asked in the chat and there was unanimous agreement, but none of the present had the permissions to even suggest a tag synonym, since the requirements are a rep of over 2500 reputation and a total ...
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Official Ubuntu derivatives link at FAQ is broken

The link pointing to Ubuntu about derivatives page is broken. Located at https://askubuntu.com/faq page Paragraph: We welcome questions about: Using and administering Ubuntu, including official ...
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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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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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