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Unsynonimyze cups and printing

I can print without CUPS and I can ask a CUPS question without asking about printing. They are closely related tags but separated enough to be on their own. There are several CUPS related tags in the ...
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Merge [picasa] into [google-picasa]

There are two tags for Picasa by Google, there should be one, preferably [google-picasa], since people interested in all sorts of Google software can follow them easily using [google*].
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Found An Orphaned Synonym Tag

Tag ubuntu is a synonym of tag ubuntu-desktop which I think has been deleted??? My understanding is that since it's a synonym tag the system won't automatically remove it like it does with normal ...
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Reverse the synonym of indicator-power tag to indicator and rename it to power-indicator

Today I killed the battery-indicator tag. Why, well, because I know there's a tag that already covers that topic, [indicator-power] but checking out several questions I knew why the user that created ...
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Please, fix the gnome* tags mess

Ok, according to the help pages: Incorrectly tagged questions are hard to find and answer. If you know of common, alternate spellings or phrasings for this tag, add them here so we can ...
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Why is man synonymized to manpage?

Correct me if I'm wrong but: I can ask for help writing a manpage I can ask about using the man command I can ask how to install specific manpages I can ask how to install man These questions are ...
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Can we kill the ubuntu14.04 tag?

the ubuntu14.04 tag has been used 16 times and it shouldn't even had been created. It should be linked as a duplicate to 14.04 or just burned from the system.
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When should I use the command-line tag?

There have been a few edit wars recently concerning the command-line tag. This question is an attempt to reach a community consensus on the usage of this particular tag. So, what exactly is this tag ...
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Can we merge retina with retina-display

The only time the word retina is of use on a site a bout technology is when talking about Retina displays. Since we aren't a Q&A site for Apple, I think it should the relevant tag should be called ...
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The plethora of power management tags - what to do?

We have a large number of power management related tags: power-management suspend standby hibernate There is also tag shutdown which is used in conjunction with power management but should be ...
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Synonym request: [software-uninstall] to [uninstall]

We have two tags: uninstall - lots of questions software-uninstall - handful of questions Both of these tags are for questions relating to uninstalling software. Can we merge the contents of ...
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Tag synonym request: [preferences] -> [settings]

I think settings and preferences should be synonyms. "Settings" is a more general term that applies to driver settings, program settings, system settings, etc. "Preferences" is a term that usually ...
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Can we synonymize the `apache-openoffice` and `openoffice.org` tags please?

Since the tags apache-openoffice and openoffice.org tags are for the same topic, can we please synonymize them?
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Tag merge: internet-radio into streaming

Can we merge internet-radio into streaming? I don't think we really need a separate tag just for internet radio when it is already covered under streaming.
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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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Merge php and php-5.4 tags into just php?

We have a php tag, and we also have a php-5.4 tag. Ultimately, they're both PHP, and I see no reason to have separate PHP tags for each version (the same reasoning was the primary drive, as far as I ...
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What to do with the silverlight tag?

So Moonlight development stopped in 2011, and the Moonlight plugin is mostly useless today. (It is even not possible to install it to Firefox without modifying the plugin.) So I think we could say ...
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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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Can we merge/synonimize all the game related tags?

Gaming.SE have an active monitoring of all the games tags in all the SE network. They are several times more knowable in Minecraft servers installation and Game performance issues (since they get ...
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Boot related tags, should we synonymize them all?

I've seen that more often that most, multi-boot, triple-boot, dual-boot are usually about the boot process. Shouldn't we synonymize them all?
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Shouldn't the 'rights' tag be a synonym of 'permissions'?

The tag permissions is used for all questions relating to system permissions, whether it's filesystem permissions, permissions to burn DVDs, etc. We also have the rights tag which contains questions ...
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Should gpg be a synonym of gnupg?

Recently I saw that there are several PGP/GPG related tags: openpgp pgp gnupg gpg According to my knowledge gpg is the short form of GnuPG. The executable file is also called gpg. So I think gpg ...
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'livedvd' should be a synonym for 'live-cd'

livedvd: a CD or DVD containing a bootable computer operating system. live-cd: Questions related to live CDs, which allow you to test drive Ubuntu without installing it. I'd suggest to have ...
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Merge python with python-2.7

Currently there are three tags for Python questions: python python-2.7 python3 Whilst I see the reason for the existence of python3, I can't see how python-2.7 could be useful. I guess it has been ...
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Can we synonymize clone and cloning?

Can we synonymize clone and cloning? They are basically the same thing. Both are being used for questions about cloning machines (desktops and servers), or cloning hard drives. clone is the one being ...
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Can we synonymize sleep and suspend?

Can we synonymize sleep and suspend? Sleep tag excerpt: A power-saving state, basically same thing as "Standby mode", that allows a computer to quickly resume full-power operation (typically ...
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What should be done with the 'edge' tag?

There has been a discussion about it on the comments of this answer but that is another question. I think that this tag (edge) is used for several case, such as mentioning a computer model, network ...
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Merge the Space and Disk Usage tags

The space tag seems dubious at best, given it's current tag wiki: A space is a spot that is occupied or not occupied by something. However the usage of the tag makes it pretty clearly a synonym of ...
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Can we remove the synonym link between tags ‘appmenu’ and ‘applications-menu’?

The appmenu tag is for the global application menu AKA appmenu-indicator, that allows screen real estate to be conserved in desktop environments (DE's, AKA ‘graphical shells’) that support it. The ...
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Are tag synonyms even benefitting StackExchange?

Why do we have tag synonyms? Do they really help? If I search for imaginary "Tag1", would its imaginary synonym "Tag2" also be searched?
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Renaming a misspelled tag? / Rep requirement for synonym suggestions?

Currently there is a tag hp-pavillion aimed at HP Pavilion laptops; this tag is actually misspelled. I've tagged my question Regular audio corruption when listening to music with hp-pavilion, but can'...
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Unable to tag question using libvirt

I have a question asked recently here: Unable to start libvirtd which I am unable to tag with libvirt If I tag it, it disappears when the question is up on AU. What is going wrong here?
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Tag Synonym request: [ubuntu10.04] -> [10.04]

This new tag (ubuntu10.04) appear to be exact same to 10.04. Should we synonimze this?
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Should the tags “sync” and “synchronize” be synonymized?

I asked in the chat and there was unanimous agreement, but none of the present had the permissions to even suggest a tag synonym, since the requirements are a rep of over 2500 reputation and a total ...
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Tag synonym request: [user-accounts] -> [users]

Both tags cover the same area. [users] already has a tag wiki entry so I suggest keeping it as the master.
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Are [vsftp] and [vsftpd] dupes?

I came across the tags vsftp and vsftpd. Both have similar descriptions and are not related to each other. I would propose to alias vsftp to vsftpd (or the other way around). Because I see not reason ...
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Is the off tag really needed?

I suddenly came across a question which had the off tag. The tag itself has no explanation and I asked myself what the purpose of this tag is. From my perspective this tag is somehow confusing. Would ...
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Tag cleanup list

We still need feedback on these tags! Esp. the "Not Sure" ones. I have started a list of tags that need some cleanup per request. Please contribute. Burniate: bits z475 vm-guest-files slf4j ...
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Tag synonym request: [persistent] to [persistence]

Remap persistent to persistence Both deal with persistence issues on Live USB. While persistent has more posts I propose to make persistence (or persistance??) the main tag anyhow. Suggestion for a ...
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Tags: Messaging-menu and memenu

Should we make memenu a synonym on messaging-menu In looking at the questions in memenu it seems to be a abbreviation of "messaging". Based on research by Eliah Kagan, the name is "Me Menu" and not a ...
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Why the ccsm has duplicated tags?

The Compiz Config Settings Manager or ccsm have two tags: compiz used 1169 times ccsm used 25 times Why don't include the cssm tag into the compiz one? No one of both could be deleted? Or no one ...
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Can we merge the 'dev' and 'devices' tags?

I was re-tagging a question about developing applications when I noticed there was a dev tag. To me, both dev and devices (or maybe development) cover exactly the same thing. Can we merge the tags ...
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Is “internet” a synonym of “internet-connection”?

Well, basically: Their tag wikis say the same, I see no other application for internet than for internet-connection and I don't see why we need to split the whole tag-system around connections into ...
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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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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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Can we make some low quality tags synonyms, and outright remove some others? [duplicate]

Credit goes to jokerdino for making me aware of almost all of these tags. He sent me a list of tags he considered low quality, and asked me to post on meta about the ones I think we should take action ...
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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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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 [...