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Unsynonym ntp from time

I have a subscription for ntp. It seems that recently ntp became a synonym for time, so that I now get questions like this (which is not related to ntp) via my subscription. Please remove this ...
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Could you please add two synonyms to the 'quality' tag?

Please, make the quality-assurance and qa tags synonyms of the quality tag, as I do not have enough reputation to do that. quality should be the "master" tag because it is the one that was initially ...
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Should we merge autostart and startup-applications tags?

In my opinion, both the tags deal with making an application start automatically upon logging in. I believe they should be made synonyms of each other and possibly, even merged together. Here's the ...
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Should [encrypted-home] be a synonym of [ecryptfs]?

Should the tag encrypted-home be a synonym of ecryptfs? While there are other ways to encrypt a home directory, Ecryptfs is the official method under Ubuntu. All three questions tagged encrypted-home ...
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Tag synonym request: [gksudo] -> [gksu]

While they can behave differently (mostly on non-Ubuntu systems), gksu and gksudo are not really separate topics. They're provided by the same package (gksu). They're even the same executable (which ...
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Tag synonym request: [xfce4] -> [xfce]

There is really no need for a separate xfce4 tag, since virtually any question about xfce in Ubuntu will pertain to major version 4. Previous versions are not currently supported in Ubuntu. (They use ...
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Tag synonym request: [library]->[libraries]

library has 15 posts, and libraries also has 15 posts. They should be merged into libraries, as both tags have fairly similar questions about missing libaries.
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Synonimization of singular/plural tag pairs

There are a few [foo]/[foos] tag pairs on Ask Ubuntu. Such tag pairs are usually the singular and plural of the same word and should be synonyms. Occasionally. Only moderators can create [foos] when [...
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Tag synonym request [boot-failure]->[boot]

I don't have the necessary score to propose boot-failure->boot, so could someone with the necessary score please propose it? Thanks!
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Should the tag wi-fi be a synonym of wireless?

I think so. This question is just a way to get a consensus/vote on the thing. wifi is already duped to wireless and wi-fi is just another spelling of wifi.
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Meta tag-synonym request: [tags]->[tagging]

While tag is synonymed to tagging, tags is not synonymed yet. Could tags be synonymed to tagging?
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Time to merge the GNOME tags?

I don't know how we ended up with version specific gnome tags but we should probably merge gnome-shell and gnome3 into gnome now. It's been long enough and all it does is cause confusion, perhaps ...
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Method for removing tag synonyms

In case two synonymed tags end up becoming unrelated (e.g. through separating software development, etc), what would the proper method be for removing said synonym? I am asking for future reference.
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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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Tag synonym request: [gnome3] -> [gnome3.4]

Is there a real changes gnome3 and gnome3.4 for to be tag synonyms?
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Add tag synonyms for [tag:community]

There are a bunch of ways to say the concept behind community. I was tagging a question and typed what I thought were plausible ways to express it (project, management, ubuntu-project, governance, ...
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Should we merge the mail tag with the email tag?

While both tags are popular, I think we should merge mail and email since you can't send a real mail in ubuntu and most questions using mail are often problems in sending or receiving email.
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Tag synonym request: [upgrading] -> [upgrade]

I think the new tag upgrading should be made a synonym of upgrade. I've proposed the tag synonym.
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Tag synonym request: [library] -> [libraries] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tag synonym request: [library]->[libraries] library and libraries seem to be used exactly the same way. Perhaps one of them was once meant to relate to the use of Ubuntu in ...
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Tag synonym request: [winxp] -> [windows-xp]

winxp was created yesterday. We already have windows-xp, which is used extensively. But "winxp" is a pretty common abbreviation for "Windows XP." Therefore, I recommend making winxp a synonym of ...
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Why Tag synonymizing needs so much rep?

Why do you need so much reputation in order to propose Tag synonyms?
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Do we need separate version specific DE and flavour tags?

Currently, we have multitude of various version specific DE tags and flavour tags. My feeling is that the group of tags should be made synonyms of each other to prevent users from getting confused.: ...
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Tag synonym request: [teaching] -> [education]

We have seperate education and teaching tags. It seems that teaching with 4 questions, and education with 6 questions are essentially the same. Also there is the children tag that may factor into ...
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Tag synonym request: [screen-resolution] -> [resolution]

We have separate resolution and screen-resolution tags. resolution is almost always used, and screen-resolution almost never. Theoretically these are different, as resolution applies to things besides ...
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Tag synonym request: [version] -> [versions] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synonimization of singular/plural tag pairs We have both version and versions tags. I recommend version be made a synonym of versions. There are more questions in versions, ...
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Tag synonym request: [compiling-from-source] -> [compiling] [closed]

The compiling-from-source tag is rarely used and the potential differences between it and compiling are small and mostly theoretical.
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Tag synonym request: [icon] -> [icons]

icon and icons look like they should be the same, there is also desktop-icons but that's only been used once so guess that'll die out on its own accord.
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Make [home] a synonym of [home-directory] and merge the two tags

There are 135 questions tagged home 52 questions tagged home-directory The excerpts for both are nearly the same, implying the same use: home: Questions about users' home folders or the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Tag synonyms: startup and boot

Whilst I suppose a distinction could be drawn between startup and boot (boot = grup, startup = everything later), I don't think there is any difference in the way they are being used. I prefer the ...
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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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Tag synonym request: [vlc] -> [vlc-player]

vlc and vlc-player seems like they should be synonyms, not entirely sure which way round though!?
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Tag Synonym Request: [script] -> [scripts]?

The tag scripts is just a pluralization of the tag script. Also, I don't know if these should be synommized with the shell-scripting tag. I suppose there are scripts that aren't shell scripts, ...
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Are the tags networking and internet-connection duplicate?

I tried to tag a question and found out that there are two tags which are somewhat similar: internet-connection and networking. In my opinion both are more or less duplicates and should be handled as ...
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Tag Synonym Request: [file] -> [files]?

I don't see any difference between file and files. Alternatively, blacklist? They don't seem particularly descriptive, and I doubt anyone considers themselves an expert on the topic of files and ...
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Plugin should be merged into plugins

plugin should be merged into plugins, there shouldn't be a need for two of them.
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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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Tag synonym request: [asterix] -> [asterisk]

The tag asterix should really be a tag synonym of asterisk. Just so you understand why. This guy, is Asterix: Asterisk on the other hand is an open source PBX software.
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I can't see suggested synonyms unless I'm logged out?

When I go to this page I don't see any suggested synonyms. But when I log out, I can see several listed there Is there any particular reason for it? I'd like to be able to see what synonyms have ...
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Tag synonyms needed [duplicate]

I noticed that there are two nearly-identical tags: script and scripts. One should be made a synonym of the other, but I don't have enough rep to do so. Would someone else like to handle this?
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Why separate "torrent" and "bittorrent" tags?

Why do we have torrent and bittorrent as separate tags on main?
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What is the dual tag for?

Someone's comment in this question led me to realize there's a dual tag. This tag is pretty silly. It looks like most of the questions are about dual booting, but some of them are about dual monitors....
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Tag Synonym Request: [keyboard-shortcut] -> [shortcut-keys]?

The tag keyboard-shortcut seems like it should just be part of the shortcut-keys tag.
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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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Make locales a synonym of locale?

What about making locales a synonym of locale?
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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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Tag Synonym request: [keybindings] -> [key-bindings]?

I haven't earned sufficient privileges here to make a proposal -- would it be reasonable for keybindings to be a synonym of key-bindings?

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