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Questions tagged [tag-wiki]

A "tag wiki" is an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people. Questions about the content of the tag wiki's or the format.

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Suggested tag wiki edit proposes a new tag for a 3rd party software package - should I approve?

Now I am allowed to review tag wiki edits (Ask Ubuntu just gets more and more fun) ^_^ But at the first one I ever come across, I am uncertain O.O Here's the suggested edit in question. The user ...
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What should we do when encountering wiki excerpt suggestions on useless tags?

In review I got a suggestion for a wiki excerpt, the proposal in itself was not bad (https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/511060) but the tag bible is quite useless, it has only one question ...
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Is it possible for beginners to suggest tags?

Seriously is it possible to let beginners suggest tags? I tried to create the tag XFCE-desktop which is the large package I had to reinstall, but was told I did not have 300 points. It is more to the ...
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Tag wiki excerpts - suggestions without usage guidance

In the last days I saw a bunch of edit suggestions for wiki tag excerpts that merely described what the tag was about but without any usage guidance. I rejected them all with this reason but most of ...
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What is meant by the phrase “first tag wiki edit”?

I find this badge tip extremely confusing: tag editor. What is meant by the text provided?
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Was I wrong improving the tag wiki for drivers?

I really need to know why was my edit rolled back. Because nobody asked me nor took the issue up to me. Don't get me wrong, I think No Time has done a well job updating them I felt that this time he ...
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Meaningful tag wikis/excerpt

I've seen a bunch of approved tag wikis and excerpts that really, really don't follow any of the guidelines for Tag wiki's/excerpt and are run of the mill man/wikipedia/project page dumps. This is not ...
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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 ...
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What should a tag wiki excerpt contain?

Related to http://meta.askubuntu.com/questions/8171/cleanup-2014-tags-without-tag-wikis. Obviously there are two schools of thought regarding wiki excepts: It should tell what that tag is about; e.g....
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Cleanup 2014: Tags without tag wikis

what is a tag wiki? Tag wikis are brief excerpts of information detailing what the tag is about, the kinds of questions that should be asked in a tag, and possibly providing you links to some ...
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How can I see my rejected tags?

Very simple. I added a description to several tags on askubuntu, and now when I try to edit more, it says: Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. It shows the accepted tags on my ...
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Remove [desktop--envoriment]

It's obvious typo in the tag. I see "1 questions tagged" here but can't retag because I see "0 question tagged" here It has tag wiki so it'll not deleted themself as far as I know
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Is my approach to fixing plagiarized tag wikis a good one?

I've been fixing tag wiki plagiarism lately. Recently I've been getting a lot of "reject" reviews (though only a very small number of actual rejections--accepts are still largely cancelling them out). ...
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What makes a tag wiki “good”?

I've been editing tag wikis for a while, and I always write tag wikis with this formatting: Excerpt: Questions about using/installing (tag) on Ubuntu Wiki: (tag) is a (blah blah blah). (extra ...
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What should the “gateway” tag be used for?

We have a tag called gateway. Perhaps with insufficient forethought, I am partially responsible for its existence. (I used it to indicate the personal computer brand.) Should gateway be used for ...
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Suggested edits count includes a user's own tag wiki edits

In review, I'm told there are 3 suggested edits for me to approve/reject/improve: (These images are from the old review system; the new system's interface is different but this still seems to occur.) ...
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What to do with plagiarized tag-wikis?

As I was going through the tag-wikis today to try to add excerpts to those that are lacking, I found many plagiarized tag-wikis and excerpts. Examples: libvirt octave google-drive pango anacron ...
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How to retag a question without making it go to the top of the question list?

I want to retag posts that have to do with dv6 laptops by HP with the new dv6 tag. I can do this by searching for "dv6" and going down the list and retagging each question with the dv6 tag. The ...
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Tag Wiki Edits on Ask Ubuntu Mobile

Ask Ubuntu mobile does not let you make tag edits, you have to switch to the full site, make the edits, and switch back. And the editor is temperamental on my mobile browser, sometimes working and ...
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What does the [embedded] tag on AskUbuntu mean?

embedded has questions about embedded systems, about audio embedded in a PDF, and about embedding a terminal in the desktop, as well as this one about a tablet, which might be considered an embedded ...
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Let's stop copying tag wiki excerpts from the internet?

So I was presented with the following tag wiki approval screen below. Basically it's a copy of the first paragraph of the project's homepage. I know it's a relatively minor priority from our site's ...
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What is the purpose of two topics in one tag: windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the proper usage of the windows tag? I am curious. Why does the windows tag cover both the Windows OS as well as application windows? shouldn't those be two separate ...
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[screen] vs [monitor]

What should we do with the screen and monitor tags? Currently, there are 15 questions tagged screen and 39 questions tagged monitor. If these tags need to be distinct, I would add the next wiki ...
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The “command-line” tag wiki

I'm very keen on the command-line tag, so I've decided to edit it's tag wiki. I've tried to give a gentle definition of the term, without sounding condescending to those who know about the command ...