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Can I (and How do I) use my askubuntu account on other Stack Exchange sites?

I signed into (and presumably registered with) askubuntu using my launchpad openid. I'd like to also ask some questions on other Stack Exchange sites but keep all the accounts connected. When I go ...
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Commenting questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are you only allowed to comment with 50 rep? When I am in 'AskUbuntu' look an Ask I can answer but I can't comment. And I can see other people that can comment it. I have ...
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Should otherwise obsolete comments sometimes be retained for the community opinion their upvotes express?

Sometimes a comment with lots of upvotes is still obsolete and should be removed. This is usually the case, for example, when it requests information that the OP then provides (and provides in such a ...
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Mobile web version the site now doesn't allow me to up vote, down vote, accept answer

I'm using opera mini 4.3 on a Nokia 5000d. I just realised today that i can't perform the functions listed above. I could do all those things previously using the same device and browser. Is it a bug ...
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Missing tags, will someone with a reputation >= 300 create tags for pyRenamer and Krename

In question regarding batch rename, the tags pyRenamer and Krename don't exists (and should). I don't have the need rep of 300+ to create them. Will someone here - with the capacity to create tags do ...
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Could you recommend a website for uploading files for others to download?

I have a 500 MB epub file and would like to include it in a post asking about some problem of processing it. I can't use Google Drive, Microsoft One Drive, Dropbox, Archive.org, and more, so I would ...
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Regolith Support

Is Regolith supported on AskUbuntu? I have seen questions about them that haven't been closed on AskUbuntu, but I can't find out whether the ISO is supported. The ISO is not on the official flavors ...
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How To Change Username On This Site? [duplicate]

Would like to change it to DBGTBAH. Don't like my current username, and couldn't find it how to change it on here. It's out possible to do on my own? If not, where would I post this?
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Why is my flag dialog missing the "should be closed" option?

I just ran across this question and was going to flag it for closure as off topic (beta versions not supported until released) -- but the flag dialog only had spam, rude/abusive, and "other, needs ...
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Asking questions considering development of Ubuntu

Specifically in this case, I am tempted to ask a question regarding any continuing (non-supported by Canonical ) development of Unity (following this), largely with regard to licenses, source code and ...
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Editing existing answers by adding additional information

I'm pretty new to AskUbuntu's review section. IMHO, I review by doing some search before taking any decisions. But, hey! that is me. My question is, do we allow editing averagely voted answers with ...
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Full documentation on formatting?

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What do you do when all answers to your question brings you back to where you first started?

I know this may prolly be the dumbest question but what can you do when all answers to your question leads you to where you first started: with the same problem? Let me clarify this: I posted a ...
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Unable to edit a question

I have tried to edit this question, typed summaries and clicked "submit". I get an error that I can't edit that question. Why do I can't? Why I can't suggest edit to it? It's even asked from user ...
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What if two questions with a bounty are identical?

I ran into this question, which has an open bounty. I remembered having answered pretty much exactly the same question here. However, since the question has an open bounty, it cannot be marked as a ...
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Please separate answer from Ouya question

I tried out and used the existing answer to How can I connect an Ouya gamepad? - it worked and I did my best to improve it a bit. Since then I've realized that the original poster actually did answer ...
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How to list all protected questions?

I know that we can use some sort of queries/SQL to get this kind of information. But I don't really know the exact API nor the exact keywords to use. I ask because I'm looking for a way to browse ...
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Is it true that new users are not able to upvote answers on their own question?

Recently I found several times a comment from a new user like Sorry I can't upvote your answer, because I don't have enough reps. Is that true?
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What should I do when I see broken links in questions and answers?

I'm find some links which give messages like: Firefox can't find the server at xxx.xxxx.xxx. I check whether it is down for me or everybody and "It's not just you!". Should I edit such questions ...
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How to post links and commands?

How do I post links in comments and commands in chat? Whenever I post a link with a tag in comments, it doesn't work. And whenever I post a command with backtics in chat, it also doesn't work.
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Inserted image in Ask Ubuntu not showing in browser

I am trying to insert a screenshot to answer a question, using both options as mentioned here. However, the image is not being displayed on browser. Note : I am uploading image from my computer. I ...
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How do I change my username on this site? [duplicate]

I cant seem to find any way of changing my user default name, Any Help?
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How do I link a topic to a question?

I see many questions (e.g. this) have other relevant questions linked to them. How do I do it?
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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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What is the meaning of an accept (of an answer)?

Does it mean the answer is "completely satisfactory", and the question can be considered finished ? Or just that a given answer was "the most helpful" ? for example, in why do youtube videos stop ...
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No reputation for upvotes on meta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is reputation shared between Meta and Ask Ubuntu? I asked a question (or rather, made a feature request) recently on meta. The question got upvoted 5 times but I did not ...
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Bug in writing titles

Referring to my previous question, I typed the title as Lost REPUTATION ! but I got Lost REPUTATION? Is this a bug? Or some secret feature?
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Stack exchange log-in fail

I know this is not the place to ask this but I'm desperate I've just signed up to the stack exchange about an hour ago but it won't let me on because no email has gone though.
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Why wasn't I reminded to consider accepting the answer to my question that I upvoted?

I upvoted Marco Ceppi's answer to this question of mine here on meta. But I am waiting on accepting the answer until it provides more of the information I had requested. I had posted a comment to this ...
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Understanding apt.ubuntu.com and its use in askubuntu

I have noticed in a number of answers to questions where the use of the apt.ubuntu.com (I think this is what I recall) is employed to assist with the installation of some Ubuntu package that may not ...
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Can one use a passkey to log into Ask Ubuntu?

Now that we can use passkeys with Ubuntu, see Does Ubuntu support passkeys, like Apple, Google and Microsoft do? Can I use a passkey instead of a password to sign into Ask Ubuntu? If not, can I use a ...
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Why is this question exemplary for AskUbuntu?

So I was doing the "first questions" moderation queue and this question on making a program quit using a keypress came up. To me, the question is clearly due for another site -- probably ...
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Post Reviewing Useful Comments [duplicate]

I have seen the same set of comments being used by many reviewers. Can an experienced reviewer please provide a list of those comments? Here's one: While this link may answer the question, it is ...
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How are answers ranked? [duplicate]

For the large amount of questions that contain more than one answer, how does the Ask Ubuntu system decide which answers appear on top of others?
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Is it possible for a deleted answer to be converted to a question?

This question was prompted in part by the content of this one which got me to wondering if the system allows this type of reassessment, either manually or automatically. And if so, what level of ...
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Why so many 404 page not found errors? [duplicate]

I am meeting 404 page not found errors very often on askubuntu in the last days. I mean, much more often than I'd expect, more often than it used to be, more often than on other stackexchange sites. ...
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What is "UNIKONG"?

I have just noticed that I am getting adverts for UNIKONG on all the SE sites, what is this about? I have a lot of ad and script blockers installed so this can't just be some ordinary advert... It ...
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Cannot change email in Profile

I'm getting this error when I try to change my email. The email I'm trying to change to has previously been registered to SE, but I removed that login recently. That email is no longer (or shouldn't ...
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Can I award a bounty to the OP?

If OP answered his own question, can I award a bounty to him? I answered this question. The OP's question was really good and with some of my help he found a great solution for this wireless adapter,...
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Allow to "Add a comment" for users that opened a bounty on a question

Why -50 rep users no have permission to add a comment under answers after opening bounty by himself/herself? For example a user with 50 rep opened a 50 Bounty for a question and in 99.99% reasons ...
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Review queue reporting false first answers?

I was going through the "first post" review queue, and I came across this answer. I thought "93 rep? No answers? Seems fishy". I looked at his profile, and he has answers dating back to Oct 15th. What'...
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Reputation increase for no apparent reason

I recently posted an answer to a topic. I had no comments on this topic, and no upvotes on my post. The post was not accepted. Today, a few days later, I had a green flag showing +8 reputation ...
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How to find comments

On main profile there answers and questions . How to find our comments? Is there any way find out which question we commented on them?
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Add filter to see all duplicates

Is there a way to filter for only questions labeled as duplicate which are linked to an answer? For example: Duplicate sources.list entry but cannot find the duplicates? Being linked to: How to ...
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Can I get attractive list of users filtered by reputation?

I want to get list of users filtered according to their TOTAL reputations. For Example: (this is only example can be filtered by any quota which looks standard top list) n1 users >= 20k reputations ...
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Hot questions script gone wild!

I have been looking at this for few days, and I think the hot questions shown on https://askubuntu.com/?tab=hot are totally wrong. Today, I saw this list the first one(hottest) is with 0 votes, 0 ...
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What to do when someone doesn't accept answer?

I answered a question because I could. Questioner acknowledges that but makes additional points and is not accepting my answer. What to do?
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Why edits are not showing

I flagged an answer as "Not an answer". I saw later that OP changed the answer and now it is completely meaningful and appropriate. But I am wondering the edit is not showing. How is it possible?
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Adding comments to a bounty

I offered a bounty for my question. During starting the bounty, it asks me to add some extra comments that what you are looking for. I just select the below option and started the bounty. This ...
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Does the view count on questions include views from the author of the question?

I am wondering if, for example, the view count on my post will increase when I refresh the page.
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