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How can I take back my request for moderator attention [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can one retract or undo a flag on a post? I had used the it needs ♦ moderator attention flagging option asking for moderator to close this question, as I has asked it in ...
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Upvotes with no reputation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the point of the daily limit? I have received about 28 upvotes on answers on askubuntu so far today, but only 20 of them are showing the +10 for reputation. The others ...
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How to display keys and tags? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use keyboard 'icon' in markdown? How do you display buttons on keyboard eg: Control, Alt etc. in your discussion? I have seen many people even displaying tags. ...
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Can I award bounty to my own answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is a user not allowed to give the bounty to himself? I had answered a question and got many upvotes for it. However, the asker accepted another answer as the correct one. I ...
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How do I add a comment to ask a question of the person so I can get more info to answer them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I comment on an answer? I guess it's all in the Title, but I can't find the link to just post a preliminary question , so I can get more info and then post an answer to ...
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question is duplicate of what, precisely? [duplicate]

Stop marking questions as duplicates without linking to the duplicate in question: https://askubuntu.com/questions/60651/how-can-i-remove-unity-safely Yes, I'm sure that this is a duplicate question/...
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Can't access chat, says I'm not logged in

Was I banned or something? I don't see anything but that I need to login first.
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Is editing too much, an annoyance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to “over edit”? I'm kind of a perfectionist of sorts when it comes to my writing. I often go back, and edit my posts days later if I notice ...
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How can I add a link within an answer on AskUbuntu.com to download a package? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to post links that install software via apt? I want to create a link in my answers that automatically open the Ubuntu Software Store with that package pulled up. I've gone ...
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Is removing the Canonical topbar against a ToS?

As we all see, there is a topbar on this site that has Canonical links to various Ubuntu tools on it. If I were to remove that on the clientside using userscripts that I publish as open-souce, would ...
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Why was my post downvoted?

Why was my answer downvoted? Was there an error in what I posted? See here. Edit: I have edited my original post to answer his question. Lesson learned. Always read the question carefully to ...
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What should I do when a user with poor grammar and formatting denies my edit?

As the title suggests, recently a user denied my edits and insisted on sort of copying them and making my edits their own... What to do? What should I do when this happens, as I believe it has ...
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Isn't it weird that you type upgrades and get updates?

Isn't it weird that you type upgrades and get updates? Why did this question: Is there a command to find updatable packages? get negative votes? As I explained in the comment. The problem is here ، It ...
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I believe I have been downvoted because I downvoted answers which I thought were poor

My question was: Roguelike platformers available on ubuntu? Are there any rogue-like >side scrolling platformers< available on ubuntu? I downvoted both answers, because they did not in my opinion,...
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Can't get my Analytical badge

I have just visited every page in the FAQ, hoping to get my 1st badge. But it didn't reward me one. Can someone tell me how to get the badge?
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Why does the tag `20.10` Even exist If it is off topic?

Why does the tags of the releases who have met there end life even exists for eg - 20.10 19.04 16.04 What are the point of still using these tags ? When all the questions about them are off topic , I ...
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What happens to all the points when my bounty expires?

I don't know where are my points. I asked question, set up bounty and had no time to react (test proposed solutions, choose best answer, grant bounty). What now? I would like to get my points back or ...
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How to add bounty for a question?

I want to add bounty to this Q but I don't find an option for the same in the Q. How to do that please? I also checked "https://askubuntu.com/help/bounty" but couldn't get a reason (Have I overlooked ...
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Add a link to duplicate when a question is marked as a duplicate [duplicate]

This same question has been asked, left unanswered, and marked as too localized. See (question is duplicate of what, precisely? [closed]) I don't see how the original question or this one is too ...
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Good link for "how-to" ask questions in Ubuntu Forums [duplicate]

I am a rather new Linux user and I'm having several issues with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and audio. I have tried several solutions I found online to no affect. I would like to ask in the relevant Ubuntu ...
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I need the shell tag, and terminal tag.... please, remove the synonym

There are couple of questions that without the shell tag are incorrectly tagged and power users might get frustrated because of this: What are shells? Command history (previous and next command) in ...
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Serial downvoting of my answers, need users to stop now

I have a few (three or four) people who downvote my accepted, backed up, well-worded answers. I need them to stop as for one it keeps giving me notifications on my phone in the same way ones that I ...
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Why there isn't a straightforward procedure to leave AU?

The thing is, I want my account/profile removed. Forever. In the page for that purpose I am told it would be immediate if I had never voted or posted more than once. Otherwise I have to fill a form???...
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Are there any active mods here? I asked for help with deleting my account and got no response

I requested my profile deletion a couple of months ago and I haven't received any response from staff. I've tried through "other topic" and no response. Is there any reason not to let me delete my ...
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Remove EOL tags

According to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases some of tags are out of date such as 13.10, 13.04 and more. and according to @rinzwind's comment We only support official Ubuntu releases (that are not ...
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Show only posts that need editing [duplicate]

I would like to help folks with first posts. But all I see is "No action required." Is there a setting to have it show only posts that need action? https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/1053682
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Delete unanswered questions when user no longer exist?

For example, the author of this unanswered question no longer exist. Should they be deleted? (so I can flag them...) Note I am just referring to unanswered questions for which the user has gone.
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Question time period limit

I sometimes have more than 6 problems in a 24-hour period, or more than 50 in a 30-day period, so I think that it would be really good if the limit could be raised, or if you could add to your limit ...
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Removed previously duplicate answer

I've moved answer from topic on how to change user name with accepted answer, and some likes, to the original one, but since theere was a gap in time between changing the earlier one, and answer to ...
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Suggest Tag-Create [tag:legacy-bios]?

Many questions relating to driver, installation and boot problems if search for "legacy"; thought it would be good to suggest create tag legacy-bios to help narrow folks search results when using tags ...
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How to continue discussions important to a meta question?

Are long comment threads on meta questions discussing issues directly pertinent to the question considered bad, even if they do not become repetitive? I know this is considered bad on main...but meta ...
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Lost more rep, after user removal loss

The user rep numbers have gone wonky in the last few weeks. Some new change on AU caused the problem(s). The numbers don't always add up any more. Here's an example... My summary rep shows only +10. ...
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Why can you only upload images in chat?

Currently you are unable to upload anything but images in chat, why is this so? Is this because of security or some other reason such as space?
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Why is the time displayed in my achievements notification area 1 hour behind the actual time?

In my achievements notification area it says that the current time is 14:34, however all the clocks in my house say that it is currently 15:34, so it seems that it thinks that I am in a timezone which ...
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How do I delete my account and all questions? [duplicate]

I wish to delete my account and questions as I do not want to waste anyone's time answering my posts. The links I have to get support to do it do not work. Please advise. Regards
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Can anyone protect my question (What does “TTY” stand for?)

Can anyone protect my question? Because there are samlier question to it like this one that is protected! That has less upvotes!
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Opt-out of editing other's posts

How can I remove this icon from my Ask Ubuntu page? I have enough trouble trying to get my own posts formatted correctly. When I do look at the review queue, I don't see any need for changes to a ...
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Guidance does not exist here [duplicate]

So I have a problem with my VirtualBox Windows 7 64 guest. It seems that it does not recognize the GPU. While researching the problem I cam across this post .... Enable CUDA GPU working under VM ... ...
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My post was deleted and I don't know what was wrong with it

I have a question about my Ask Ubuntu post: Under Ubuntu 18.04 my Java 10 application doesn't scale with the screen Why was my post deleted? No reason is given as far as I can see. What's wrong with ...
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Why is Ask Ubuntu not using elasticsearch for searching its content?

I am asking because I am new to Elasticsearch. So, I want to know more technicalities.
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Can I get 5 rep change for an upvote on -an answer-?

Don't get me wrong, I always enjoy the rep, but today made me curious, I got five reps for an upvote on an answer, and ten on the same day: Can't remember this ever happened to me before. Tiny bug?
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Why can't a question be marked a duplicate of a question on another stackexchang site?

I came across the following question: Merging 2 files based on single column. Even though two answers have been posted already I answered a very similar question already on another stackexchange site:...
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Users can favorite their own questions?

Why can a user favorite their own question? This seems repetitive and generally useless for two reasons: The user already gets notified of any question updates. It makes it look as though other users ...
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Can not find Edit help

I looked in the help center but could find no listing for help in editing. Can someone point me the way?
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What/how/where do I get the "link to a valid account" for the purpose of deleting my account?

My problem is that I want to delete my account. Very simple. How?
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asked for a solution didn't got any one of them [closed]

I don't understand I have asked for help because none of the multiboot usb creator is recognizing my usb drive and for solution and despite being an expert nobody is helping me . I used a solution of ...
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User Removed, and I lost 590 points! [duplicate]

A user was removed, and I lost 590 rep points! The reason that this question got asked again, is I still don't understand why us (other) users get penalized because some user got removed. Their votes,...
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What is this 'hammer'?

I'm sure that at some point I knew this, but I have forgotten now, and can't remember how to remember, so I thought that I would ask, what exactly is the mod-hammer, and what does it mean to give ...
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Are software comparisons allowed and if so how broad are you allowed to be?

Are software comparisons considered on-topic here? I mean Ubuntu software of course, and probably software which is specific to it or at least Linux but runs on Ubuntu. And how broad is considered '...
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Is Ubuntu at war with VLC? [closed]

Once again I come with yet another question. I don't know if I am the only one facing this problem because I have looked through the tags for same problems, hoping someone must have it already but I ...
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