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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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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 created ...
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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-...