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Please block the [help] tag on AU Meta
Could CMs please block the help tag on AU Meta. Following Shog9's guide, we have accomplished the prerequisites: Burninate the tag: A combination of myself and the community have edited out the tag ...
I think we should block the [freeze] tag
Yes, I have found this question. But, it was last discussed over five years ago, and there are still new questions getting posted about it, so I think it is worth revisiting. Also, the linked question ...
Give [recovery] the [installation] treatment
Let's talk for a minute about the recovery tag, again. There are many different kinds of recovery, including (but not limited to): data-recovery, for recovering lost data, password-recovery, for ...
Fix the Linux tag blacklist
A million years ago (in Internet years), Jeff put a tag blacklist in place to stop people tagging things with linux or unix. Probably makes sense but I think his regex was bum: ^linux|unix$ That's ...
Let's burninate [mint]
If Linux Mint is off topic, why the heck do we have the tag [mint]? How does it help to tag Ubuntu questions with it? This user wrongly assumed Mint was on topic due to the existence of said tag: ...
Should we blacklist the freeze tag?
The wiki of freeze says: Do not use. This tag is in process of removal. If your software is freezing then you likely need to file a bug, as freeze problems are usually off topic here and will ...
End of Life for [lts]?
There is the lts tag: The LTS (Long Term Support) releases that have come out so far include: 6.06 Dapper Drake (no longer supported) 8.04 Hardy Heron (no longer supported on desktops; ...
Do we really need or want the "post" tag?
I stumbled across a review of the "post" tag edit which appears to be driven by this post and voted to reject it as lacking usage instructions, but while the definition appeared to be one accurate ...
Blocking questions about Wubi? [duplicate]
Wubi was discontinued as of 13.04. 13.04 was marked as end-of-life in January of 2014. So, why do we still have questions about Wubi? What is the purpose if Wubi is now off-topic? I think that ...
Should the wiki of the EOL tag be edited to notify users that their questions will be closed?
Should we add a notice to the tags wiki of those who have reached eol in bold, saying that if you're asking about this distro your question is likely to be closed because we don't answer such ...
Blacklist the "connection" tag
What kind of connection? Internet connection? USB connection? Asdfghjkl connection? It should be blacklisted, I think.
Blacklist the [installation] tag
We've created two tags to separate questions that are about installing Ubuntu and installing something in Ubuntu: system-installation and software-installation. This is with the purpose of getting rid ...
Oh God! Troubleshooting tag!
Yeah, there's a troubleshooting tag... OMG... I don't have anything else to say :(
Can we *please* blacklist the error tag?
The tag has reappeared two more times again. The error has reappeared after at lease 2 purges. Can we please blacklist this tag? Reasons for this have been discussed several times already: The '...
The 'error' tag should be blacklisted
The error tag: is general is ambiguous describes over half of the questions on Ask Ubuntu is misleading could mean boot errors, graphical errors, errors seen in the terminal, etc. If the error tag is ...
Please blacklist the help tag
Please blacklist the tag help, its a useless meta tag that can contain literally any question. It should be purged with fire. Related: http://meta.askubuntu.com/questions/2179/why-do-we-have-a-help-...
Tag elimination: [problem]
I believe the tag problem is useless as it gives no help to the question. True, it could be argued that some questions are not problems, but attempts to do even more, but this tag is still useless.
What to do with black-screen tag?
I just came across the black-screen tag that has about 81 questions tagged against it. A quick look at the questions seem to suggest that they are either graphic problems or boot error. I am not sure ...
Kill the grub-error tag
Why do we need a grub-error tag? It will not fit both grub and grub2 at the same time and its a useless tag to follow. Normally if someone is good at solving grub and grub2 issues he will also know ...
Why do we have an "error" tag?
I note that we have a error tag in the main site and it doesn't mean anything on its own. When last checked, it has over 280+ questions tagged as such. Manually editing them out of all of those ...
Why do we have a "help" tag? [duplicate]
help is kind of a pointless tag, no? There's 36 questions which have it, each of them is asking for support with something different. There's no real purpose for it, since this site is for support ...
Blacklist the "command" tag?
command is not a helpful tag. Currently, 3 questions are tagged command. The subject of these questions looks like "What is the command for ...?". These questions will be fine with the tag shell-...
Please can we destroy the subjective tag?
The subjective tag has 12 questions. Please can it be blacklisted per The Death of Meta Tags?
Blacklist the linux tag?
I don't see any use for the linux tag. It would seem to me that the only valid uses are when it is used instead of the kernel tag.
Blacklist the ubuntu-desktop tag?
Is it possible to blacklist that tag? I don't see it go away without a little extra help.
The future of the applications/software tag(s) [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Applications, application and software tags must die! To my mind applications, application and software is useless - there is no clear meaning to them. Some questions should ...
Remove [subjective] [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Please can we destroy the subjective tag? The [subjective] tag should be removed and blacklisted from Ask Ubuntu for the same reasons it was removed from other sites. For ...