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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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I think [trackpad] and [touchpad] should be tag synonyms

The description for trackpad is: an input device commonly found on laptops, used in place of a mouse. Also called a touchpad. And the description for touchpad is: Questions related to the ...
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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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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: [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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Can we just add [helpfile] to [documentation]?

According to tag excerpt of documentation: For questions regarding written documentation such as manuals, help files, policies, instructions, or guides. But there exists helpfile too which in my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tag synonyms: [17.10] and [ubuntu-17.10]

I just found out there's a ubuntu-17.10 tag with two questions currently. I think it's just a synonym of 17.10. I have suggested a tag synonym.
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Can the snapcraft and snap-package tags please be merged?

Since snapcraft is the tool to build snap packages, the two tags snapcraft and snap-package should be the same thing, if possible. Having both tags in addition to ubuntu-core and snappy gives us who ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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: [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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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 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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Tag Synonym Request: [armv8] [aarch64] -> [arm64]

I would like to request that the following tags: armv8 aarch64 be made synonyms of: arm64 The official name for the technology in question would by either ARMv8 (with the 64-bit platform being ...
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Tag Synonym Request: Dell Tags

Right now, we have dell (1643), dell-vostro (60), dell-mini-10 (17), dell-studio-xps-16 (10) and dell-mini-9 (8). Since those tags, except for the dell tag, barely have any questions, it doesn't ...
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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: [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: [soft-link] -> [symbolic-link]

Could I ask for another tag synonym for symbolic-link, that is soft-link. Reference Wikipedia Symbolic Link. I don't have enough reputation to work with tags yet. I came across this because I am new ...
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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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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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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: [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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Make locales a synonym of locale?

What about making locales a synonym of locale?
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Do we support [language-support]?

We have a language-support tag which has the following guidance: Questions related to the language support provided by Ubuntu. We also have a language tag which has the following guidance: ...
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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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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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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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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: Ubuntu on Windows

There are currently multiple tags covering Ubuntu On Windows. This proposal aims to bring them all into a single centralized (and easy to use) tag. As such, I'd like to request that wsl be used for ...
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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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Synonymize tags [secure-erase] and [secure-delete]

Well, secure-erase and secure-delete simply mean the same, so we should synonymize them. Here some stats about those two: secure-erase: 13 questions 0 followers Excerpt: none Wiki: none secure-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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