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why this Questions is showed in two way when you are reviewing?

when you click on review tools you can see this answer : and when you are reviewing low quality post you can see the same answer : I think this is a double effort and should be eliminated. but in ...
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Pls help cookie account forgotten after reinstall of ubuntu

After reinstalling ubuntu it forgot the cookies of my unregistered account https://askubuntu.com/users/18267/amith?tab=accounts .I'd like to restore this account
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Part of description on "Tags" page is invisible

On "Tags" page, longer descriptions are clipped and the text that exceeds is invisible, so it can't be accessed. It often occurs with my Firefox minimum font size to 16 (Options > Content > Fonts &...
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Comment system notifications

I found a ridiculous bug for the comments notification system. If I comment on someone else's question thread, I'm notified of any reply to the particular answer or question I've commented on. However,...
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Why do I need to deal with Captcha while logged in?

The Captcha feature is really freaking annoying. This is the only thing that is really making my experience in the site less than enjoyable. It fails most of the time.
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How do I log out of "Ask Ubuntu"? [duplicate]

There is no good Tag for this -- maybe I'm in the wrong place. I can't figure out how to log out of Ask Ubuntu. Where is the log out icon or selection located. I think I've looked in all the normal ...
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What is happening with the daycounter?

I went to my account and clicked responses yesterday and it states that I made some responses and got an answer to my Responses. See screenshot: My day counter however states that I have not visited ...
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problem with registering visiting days

I always log in to this site after my father is done. However he has more consecutive days than me. I have only 2. When/how does the site register a visit?
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Why do I need a reputation above 50 to answer? [duplicate]

Why is it necessary to get 50 reputation before answering a question?
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how to view my question thread from earlier? [duplicate]

I posted a few questions earlier. But I'm unable to view threads. How can I list those I asked earlier?
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login issue; dual accounts

Sorry! Logged in w/Launchpad apparently created a new ID for me instead of merge. Please merge TyphSniftR and typhaneic at gmail.com. I am on stackoverflow, ubuntu, linux, launchpad, github, etc. w/ ...
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Box disappears when mouse hovers over it

When I hover the mouse over "post your question", that box disappears. I am using Seamonkey 2.53.6 with Ubuntu Mate 18.04. It does not occur when using newest Firefox. Is that normal ...
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What kind of text formatting is possible in reply of the question in Ask Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm a newbie on Ask Ubuntu. I can use the text formatting in the body of question in Ask Ubuntu. Then, what kind of text formatting is possible in reply of the question? I did not find such ...
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Edit post again after logging in

I made an edit to a post, realized I made a mistake but I couldn't edit it again. Then I noticed I was somehow logged out (I'm NEVER logged out normally so it didn't even cross my mind that the button ...
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Text distortion on askubuntu and seamonkey

I am still getting some text distortion. Ubuntu Mate 18.04 Desktop site using Seamonkey. Is there a fix?
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What is Cleanup badge [duplicate]

I do not understand what the Cleanup Badge First rollback is? I have checked recent achievement under badges.
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Printing Questions/Responses in READABLE scale [duplicate]

I've posted about this before. I have the Meltdown/Spectre cpu flaw. I'm trying to update the kernel to a patched version. I found an AskUbuntu page I want to print. Printed at "200" the words scroll ...
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How can I change my username in Ask Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am a newbie on Ask Ubuntu and as I used my gmail to sign up I'm getting a random usename or user id. Is it possible to change the username?
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What is wrong? I'm getting this error. "This question body does not meet our quality standards" [duplicate]

Every time I try to post a question, I get this message. What's wrong?
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Is there any way to hide deleted answers in "new answers to old questions" Tools section?

I have been looking through the new answers to old question Tools section recently and have been flagging up quite a few things missed by others and the system. But what makes this extra annoying and ...
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What is an 'Association Bonus'? [duplicate]

I just went to a Stack Exchange website and saw that my reputation had gone up by over 600 - a question I asked on one of them got a ton of upvotes, and all 5 got a +100 'Association Bonus' - What ...
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Is there any .gifv or .gif support to be embedded in answers/questions? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was any support for adding .gifv or .gif files/links in the same format as a regular image would be embedded as so: I think that this could be useful for adding little short ...
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Why minus 500 a few days ago [duplicate]

Many of my posts had -10 and -20 all on one day. Did I upset someone? I do not see how all those could get downvotes all in one day.
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Retract a flag? [duplicate]

Is there any way to retract a flag on an answer? Here is an example of why I would like to retract flags. I flagged this answer as "not an answer" because in its original state it was just a request ...
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Is it possible to remove a flag? [duplicate]

Is it possible to remove a flag? e.g. if I flag a question as "Unclear what you're asking", and the OP edits the question, is it possible to remove my flag from that question? Or if I flag ...
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Is this the right place to ask about finding and installing an AV?

I know that there is some sort of Norton Open Source Antivirus for Linux, and I really want it, however I see mention and talk of it, but I can't actually find it, is this the right place to ask about ...
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Consequences of getting "Declined Flags" [duplicate]

I guess the question 'how many 'decined flags' do a user get to make' is pointless, so, what are the consequences, if any, of getting too many? How does the system calculates declined flags (n ...
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Not able to comment on my own answer

I have enough reps but I am unable to comment on my answer to this question. What's the problem?
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Why didn't my reputation increase when my question was upvoted on meta? [duplicate]

I just posted a question on meta (here) and it was upvoted thrice till now, still there is no change in my reputation.It didn't increase by 15.Why?
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How lenient should reviewers/moderators be before deleting answers?

This one is only for users high enough on the food chain to be able to see deleted posts! The title says it all and I'm asking specifically for the deleted answer on this post. Most animals (humans ...
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Why don't we call migrate just migrate?

I want to flag a question which does not belong on Ask Ubuntu. So I go: it should be closed for another reason... off-topic because... but then: This is not about Ubuntu. Questions about other ...
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Harmfull suggested edit got approved [duplicate]

I just re-edited an approved suggested edit, which made my answer wrong. Is there a better way to undo these things? https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/338370
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how to acces my profile on Ask Ubuntu if I've forgotten my OpenID? [duplicate]

Probably it's not the right place to ask this question, but maybe at least somebody would help me where should I ask it. When I was creating my profile on askubuntu.com I've chosen the option of ...
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AskUbuntu says - I have a suspicious request

I have no problem to log into 90% of StackExchange network. However, AskUbuntu says - I'm a suspect. Please help. I'm logging the same way as with other sites - with Google. Thanks.
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Chat room compatibility for iPhone

I am logged into the forums through my iPhone but when I try to enter the chat rooms, it says I must log in. When I enter my credentials it says it cannot find my account, then asks if I would like to ...
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Help on chat without enough REP

I don't have enough rep yet to talk on chats but I would like to reply to some answers to help askubuntu.com Can we have a new channel for users without enough rep? Just to chat about Linux in General?...
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Have the review audits got cranked up again?

Not intended as a complaint, but it looks like there are "continuously" adjustments made to the review system - I noticed a higher frequency lately - Just now I got 2 audits for 8 reviews in "...
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Different badges in main user and meta, Reputations only for main user

There is independence between awarded badges on askubuntu main user and meta user. But reputations is same for main user and meta user. However, voting and accepting questions and answers on meta ...
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Mentioning user name in a comment doesn't work

I am trying to mention user nik90 in a comment, so I start with @nik90. After saving the comment, the whole string "@nik90" is deleted. Editing doesn't bring it back. What do I do wrong?
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New account validation

I created a new account an closed the validation page by mistake before I could put in the validation code i was e mailed. How do I get that page back up to validate my account? I have tried to go ...
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Where's my old Ask Ubuntu Account?

Ask Ubuntu seems to support Login via Facebook, Google, etc. Some months ago it was only possible to login with an Ask Ubuntu-Account. How can I access this?
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"Version specific synonyms can only be created by moderators"?

I was trying to create a synonym of 64-bit to amasse all the questions that are related about the cpu architecture and the interaction with the installation and execution of programs in Ubuntu, but ...
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How do I connect all my accounts to my StackExchange account?

I have a main Stack Exchange account. Firstly, I want to delete the other Ask accounts I've made on other services, (like Google, for example) if possible. Then I want to merge all my accounts, for ...
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Is there a page which teaches a user how to edit his question?

I need a cool-down after this question. I wish there was a page which teaches a new user how to add information to his question. I couldn't find anything in the about or help page. This would allow ...
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Can not see new wireless question after clicking on featured tab

When I click on featured tab it gets stuck and will only show me featured items until I clear all history but after clearing history this time I can not click on wireless tags and see new questions ...
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No Vox Populi Badge awarded [duplicate]

I have expended my 40 votes today and I am unable to vote on anything else for today. But still I am not awarded the Vox Populi badge. Can someone please check?
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Deletion request: Question 287309

I figured out the problem with my question, and it was something really obvious - not important enough to keep the question around for. Unfortunately, the JavaScript that lets me delete a question is ...
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I can't login, although I'm registered on askubuntu.com

I've got a Launchpad and a goggle+ - account, but I can't login to askubuntu, although I'm registered (my username is lowereastside) cause always comes the question for „openID“. Am I too stupid to ...
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How can I get notified for other's question that i'm interested in whenever it get answer [duplicate]

I searched option for getting notified when some questions asked by others which I'm interested in get answer(s). I came across this situation every time I found some intelligent(good) question and ...
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What to do With Question that involved a ubuntu wiki link? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Answers based on Ubuntu wiki Days ago I saw an answer that involved a ubuntu wiki link, the question was: How to setup a DNS server ? the answer was : you can follow this ...
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