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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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Voting on questions, answers and comments does not work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sidebar is all messed up. Voting on askubuntu.com is completely broken. Each time I try to press the vote buttons on questions, answers and comments, I get an error: An ...
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Heads-up: Off-topic twice in filter menu

As I noticed on both Ask Ubuntu and Unix & Linux that the word "off-topic" was appearing twice in the filter when working the close queue: I directly took it to meta.se as it wasn't just limited ...
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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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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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Consider reopening question 113235

Question 113235 is closed, being considered an exact duplicate of question 43174. Now, I got the answer I needed before the question was closed, so I won't suffer much from it being closed, but I ...
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Add a space to “Google description”

If I Google "Ask Ubuntu" the sites description says: AskUbuntu is a collaboratively edited question and answer site for people who love Ubuntu. It's 100% free, no registration required. ...
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There's no way to mark a question solved when you figure it out yourself.

If I ask a question that nobody else is able to answer, and I later figure it out, then there is no way for me to mark the question as answered. It will be marked unaccepted forever. I consider this ...
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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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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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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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Question put on hold as off-topic but maybe spam?

Can anyone provide me high PR rank guest posting sites for SEO activity? has been put on hold but I feel it's a form of spam via the user profile. I clearly remember a previous post by the same user ...
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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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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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Link to etiquette is broken

If I go to https://askubuntu.com/faq and click on this FAQ, it doesn't take me to another section of the page.
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Merge two User Accounts

I have accidently created two user accounts but logging in with two different OpenID's, I foogot I already had an account. Is there a way to merge the two accounts into one as I have questions on one ...
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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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Make [vista] a synonnym of [windows-vista] and merge the two

There are two tags vista with 29 questions windows-vista with just 5 I know it is not much significant , but a cleanup is never bad.
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How do I merge my 2 Ask Ubuntu Accounts?

I have just realized I have 2 AU accounts, I cant recall how this happened but I did change my e-mail address recently. How do i go about merging them, is this something you can help me with? ...
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user dropdown privilege link goes to non-existent page.

In the new username drop-down, if I click on the 'privileges' link here on meta.askubuntu, it directs me to a nonexistent webpage: http://meta.askubuntu.com/privileges .
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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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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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2 tags meaning the same (Badge and Badges

There are 2 tags with the same purpose: Badge and Badges. I think badges should be used instead of badge since it includes one or many badges.
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Ask Ubuntu Newsletter signs me up for Astronomy Newsletter?

I saw a community ad for the newsletter pop-up and subscribed However, this is what I received in my inbox with regards to confirmation: I do <3 Astronomy and all but I currently don't even have ...
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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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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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Line height bug in h1 tags

I've seen the bug on Line spacing cosmetics but it doesn't seem to address the bug I'm seeing. If you take a look at this bug, on my screen at least (Ubuntu 10.04 Firefox 3.6.10 1280x800), the h1 ...
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Account Still getting merged

My account is still getting merged with my brother's account even though my suspension period is over. This happens even if I try using a different system with different IP address. I cleared all ...
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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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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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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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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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Accidentally created 2 accounts, can they be merged?

Is it possible to get the following 2 accounts merged: https://askubuntu.com/users/11668/chong https://askubuntu.com/users/4844/tim Thanks!
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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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game tag needs to be cleaned up

game needs to be merged into games. I've taken care of merging in ubuntu-games already.
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Unable to use the askubuntu chat

Looks like this happened before Unable to log in to chat. I use firefox 11.0. Followed the test on all looks ok, but I can't log in.
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Please merge my two accounts

It seems I have two accounts. Request, please merge my accounts. I would prefer my OpenID account credentials to login. So kindly allow me to keep the latest one.
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Please merge the accounts greg-grossmeier and user11778

Both are associated with OpenIDs I own, one from creativecommons.net (greg-grossmeier) and one from launchpad.net (user11778). Please merge them into the greg-grossmeier account (this one). Thanks!
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Chat: Issue in Communicating On Chat

In the chat system i was able to talk. However, due to some strange issue in the system, the box in which I can type a message into disappeared, and I cannot get it back. Applies to any system I log ...
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In-house chat Ad broken?

I've noticed for the past few days that the Visit House advertisement on the right doesn't properly show the most active rooms. Is this just me or is there a problem in showing the correct rooms?
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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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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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Multiple/multiline commands (terminal command formatting) in chat don't work?

If I use (for example): Run grun fishsticks and then sudo breadcrumbs in a terminal. The system fails to render this correctly. Instead it renders: Run `grun fishsticks` and then `sudo ...
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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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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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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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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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Gmail & Google Mail Are Linked to the same account for Virgin Media customers causing Ask Ubuntu to create two accounts

Virgin Media use Google Mail as their email client and because of this my toby[dot]whaymand [at] googlemail [dot] com account defaults to mytobywhaymand [at] gmail [dot] com account which has caused ...
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Big font on the 'click on this box to dismiss' text

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Page not foundin on meta , when i click in click on my reputation score

click on your reputation score, view reputation privileges i obtain this page page not found : https://meta.askubuntu.com/privileges