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Make 18.04 and bionic synonym

When I add tags to the question and type xenial, it suggests me to add 16.04 but when I type bionic, no suggestion is given.
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Tag synonym request: [display-resolution] -> [resolution] [duplicate]

screen-resolution and monitor-resolution are already synonyms of resolution. display-resolution should be too.
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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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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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Why separate “torrent” and “bittorrent” tags?

Why do we have torrent and bittorrent as separate tags on main?
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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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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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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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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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Why Tag synonymizing needs so much rep?

Why do you need so much reputation in order to propose Tag synonyms?
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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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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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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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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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Tag synonym request: [snappy] -> [ubuntu-core]

I have no idea why but people like to call the Ubuntu Core system Snappy. As a result, we have snappy and ubuntu-core tags as separated when they are used for the same reason. Here is an example: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Should the 'on-topic' and 'offtopic-questions' tags become synonyms?

I think that the tags on this site called on-topic and offtopic-questions should be made synonyms of each other, and yes, it may be argued that they are actually complete opposites of each other, ...
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Tag Synonym Request: [ppc] -> [powerpc]

The tag wikis for ppc and powerpc are exactly the same. Please, make ppc a synonym for powerpc.
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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 synonym request: duplicate -> [duplicate-files]

duplicate's wiki says: Two or more files that exactly same. ... which is pretty much what duplicate-files says right in the name. Either way would do, but one of them must go. Aside: Ah. We can't ...
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Tag Synonym Request: [scanning] -> [scanner]

Since, I would argue that these tags have no difference in meaning (this thread has a +9/-1 score), scanning has no wiki, while scanner does, the tag synonym suggestion mechanism is fundamentally ...
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Tag synonym request: [window-placement] -> [window-managment]

The two tags window-placement and window-management are essentially synonyms. Since it has only been used 7 times, window-placement should probably be deleted, especially since the description for ...
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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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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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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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Tag Synonym Request: [respin] -> [remastersys]

We have a lot of remastersys questions. We have very few respin questions, but they sometimes pop up. As Respin is a fork (and is pretty similar to) of RemasterSys, it would make sense to have a ...
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Can we have the tag game-controller?

Can we have the tag game-controller with joystick and gamepad as synonyms? Excerpt: Questions related to using game controllers like gamepads and joysticks with Ubuntu. I tried looking around on ...
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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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Tag Synonym Request: [dual-monitor] -> [multiple-monitors]

This is relatively short... It seems unnecessary to have both dual-monitors AND multiple-monitors. The latter tag should be able to cover every question including the former as it's still more than a ...
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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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“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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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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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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Tag Synonym request: [.bashrc] -> [bash]

Please could we have the [.bashrc] tag made a synonym of [bash]. Statistics: 0 questions ever 0 followers ever It is not needed. So: .bashrc -> bash
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Combine [vi] and [vim] tags

We should combine the [vi] and the [vim] tags. From the [vi] tag wiki: Questions about the text editor "vi" or "vim" I am not sure whether to keep the [vi] tag or the [vim] tag, but I don't think ...
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Tag change: [cut-command] -> [cut]

The tag cut-command should be called cut. Many other commands, including cp, mv are not with the suffix -command. Please could we have cut-command changed to cut. Firstly, all the questions should ...
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Tag change: [watch-command] -> [watch]

The tag watch-command should be called watch. Many other commands, including cp, mv are not with the suffix -command. Please could we have watch-command changed to watch. Firstly, all the questions ...

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