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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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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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Little Bug with layer order on askubuntu

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post, but i recently found a little rendering bug on this site. It's a problem of the z-index and the order of layers. Note: the red notification box was ...
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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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Merging scripting related tags

It looks like there is no difference between shell-scripting, script and scripts tag. Should we merge those and add tag synonym from script to scripts or vice versa?
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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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"Another user Is editing this post" warning

Sometimes, I find that before I post my edit, someone already has edited the post. Can't we make a system like this: Without the Feature So, lets say User A started editing X post, and User B ...
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Where do I submit a change proposal for a close vote comment?

case: The text for NoRepro This describes a problem that can't be reproduced that seemingly went away on its own or was only relevant to a very specific period of time. It's off-topic as it's ...
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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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Migration Rejected

This question was moved from main to meta (rightfully) but it was closed here as unclear, causing all commenting to be prohibited and it to become a rejected migration. I understand why this would ...
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Do we need the [bootup] tag?

Looking at the questions tagged with bootup, I concluded the tag is synonymous to boot. Unlike boot, it has no description and is much less used and mostly by low-rep (assuming: new) users. Is it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tag Synonym Request: [file] -> [files]?

I don't see any difference between file and files. Alternatively, blacklist? They don't seem particularly descriptive, and I doubt anyone considers themselves an expert on the topic of files and ...
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Login in option for launchpad no longer autoexpands, confusing

I don't remember when this changed but before when you clicked "log in with launchpad" the little options thing would autoexpand and let you put your username in a field so that you can use it to log ...
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Make links visible on escaped text

There is no visible difference between AskUbuntu and AskUbuntu, even though the first occurence points to a link and the second doesn't. It could be argued that it is not necessary, but stackoverflow....
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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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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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merge tags: tab and tabs

Very recently a new tag "tabs" was created. From the one linked question, it looks like it could have been tagged "tab". Maybe "tabs" should be merged with "tab"?
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I know "This suggested edit to your post has already been handled" -- I handled it!

I rejected this edit suggestion on one of my own posts. But when I view it, it tells me: This suggested edit to your post has already been handled and your action is no longer required. Although ...
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Refers simply to "Ubuntu" on the welcome bar

Clearly this should say "Welcome to Ask Ubuntu!" - it's the little things that matter...
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No first post reviews for 13 hours?

I was reading this Meta question about a lack of first post reviews on multiple sites. It got my curiosity, so I went to the first post review queue and noticed there had not been a review in the ...
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Nothing to review? What gives?

This UTC morning I looked at the reviews page and saw about 100 Close Votes to review and nothing else. Thinking this was slightly odd, I nonetheless reviewed 20 close-voted questions in the queue, ...
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Please reopen sshuttle question 935144

My original question posted at Can I use expose remote server ports via sshuttle? was a bit confused and made a half-attempt at answering itself. I've made it simpler so that it can be re-opened. And ...
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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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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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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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Visited links on Meta are hard to see

Maybe it is just my vision but I can't distinguish visited links in question/answer text from the surrounding text on Ubuntu Meta. I can see the links on the parent fine and I can see unvisited links ...
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Could anyone explain me why my question was deleted?

I asked a question on askubuntu.com. (https://askubuntu.com/questions/1111486/upgrade-from-16-04-to-18-04-broke-apt) First it was put on hold, because it was too broad. So I edited my question to make ...
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The top menu has moved to the left

The top menu has moved to the left. I checked in two different browsers.
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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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How to erase a chatroom I created myself

my chatroom It was never in use the question was solved before I do not want to leave my trash behind
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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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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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Can there be an icewm tag?

Its probably one of my favorite window managers. It would be a shame to never see a tag. If anyone could add it that would be awesome. Thanks and regards, Thomas
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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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Kill the grub-error tag

Why do we need a grub-error tag? It will not fit both grub and grub2 at the same time and its a useless tag to follow. Normally if someone is good at solving grub and grub2 issues he will also know ...
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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 ...
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Tone down the grey for formatting code/commands?

This answer is really brutal on the eyes however I think it's key to have filenames and commands with that kind of formatting. Maybe perhaps toning it down a bit? Similar in shade to the blockquote ...
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Mentioning of the CoC in the final FAQ

Please add to the FAQ a link to our Code of Conduct and the Leadership Code of conduct: Under the title "Be nice" it can be added: Please follow the Ubuntu Code of Conduct and Ubuntu Leadership Code ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bounty allocated amount looks odd

When a bounty is allocated to an answer, the bounty amount is shown against it. This kind of looks weird in Ask Ubuntu In contrast, the bounty allocated amount in Super User is much.. better
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According to Area51, askubuntu.com is in public beta/private beta

The proposal page shows Ubuntu in a mix of states ("Public beta"/"Public beta begins soon!"). The site, however, has fully launched, becoming the first Area51 site with its own real domain. ...
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