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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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Emergency; inbox not loading

I was shown two notifications, but after a moment of loading image, nothing appears. Hot questions and all sites area load as expected. Not browser-specific, same results on Opera, Firefox and ...
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The "emphasis" symbol in the editor design issue.

As you can see in the screenshot above, there is a small, light grey line to the right of the "Emphasis" icon in the editor. That shouldn't be there, right?
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Cannot access review queues

As of 5:26 AM on September 9, 2016 (UTC), the review queues went down: My browser is reporting that this page is an HTTP Error 500 page, suggesting (as noted) that something is wrong with ...
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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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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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Make [download] a synonym of [downloads] and merge the two tags

There are 73 questions tagged download 69 questions tagged downloads The two tags are redundant, please consider making download a synonym of downloads and merge the 2 tags (note:downloads has tag ...
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Tag Synonym Request [sound-problem] -> [sound]

I dont really think we need both sound and sound-problem tags. Doesn't both of them mean the same thing?
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Should we add OSS ads (targeted at users)?

There is this question "Should we add the SE network OSS ads?" about whether to re-use the SE ads which aim at gathering new developers. One of the comments is that those ads aren't a good match for ...
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Design bug in Editing Review, Notifications don't disappear

Unfortunately, I've foolishly closed the tab before I thought to take a screen shot. I saw a link beneath a question, edit (1), and clicked on it. A notification popped up saying something like that ...
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Privileges page missing site title.

On https://askubuntu.com/privileges there are several instances of the site title missing: When your fellow users vote up your questions and answers on Ubuntu, you generate reputation. Should be "...
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indicator-sound should be a synonym of sound-menu

I did some clean up in VLC today and noticed that these should be synonymed, unfortunately no one I can find in chat has enough rep to vote on the tag: indicator-sound <- sound-menu
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Precise needs a tag synonym

I can't synonym precise to 12.04, the popup says a moderator is needed to make the synonym.
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Make bugs a synonym of bug?

What about making bugs a synonym of bug since the former is just the plural of the latter?
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Tag Synonym Request: [monitor-resolution] -> [resolution]?

Seems like monitor-resolution should be synomized with resolution.
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Bug Found in SE chat's upload feature

There is a bug in chat's upload feature ,If you had previously posted an image using upload and you open up the dialouge again without selecting a pic and press cancel it reposts the previous image ...
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Fix the "deivatives" tag

I noticed there is a tag called deivatives which should really be derivatives. Could a moderator please fix this?
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Vertically misaligned tags

The vertical alignment of the tags is incorrect on Firefox. .post-tag { vertical-align: middle; } Should fix this
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Retag request: 10.4 instead of 10.04

Would someone please retag this question with 10.04 instead of 10.4.
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Tag Synonym Request: Asus-Related Stuff

Recently, Asus tags have been getting created left and right. I'd like to propose the following synonyms: asus-pc -> asus asus-laptop -> asus The ASUS tag seems good enough to cover almost any ...
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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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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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Tag Synonym Request: [processes] -> [process]?

The tag processes is just a pluralization of the process tag. Seems like they could be synomized.
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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 ...
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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 doesn't Ask Ubuntu use HTTPS?

Why does Ask Ubuntu use plain ol' HTTP? In this day in age, I don't see any reason why it shouldn't be HTTPS. Isn't this a huge security risk?
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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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Can I merge my LaunchPad login to this account?

I've seen this question multiple times, but they're all dated, so I don't feel appropriate to resurrect any of those ancient threads. Can a mod help me merge my StackExchange account (which is linked ...
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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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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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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?