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What to do when an anonymous user insists they are the OP for an edit?

Some edits, such as those adding information about an OP's system, should only be made... by the OP, or at the OP's explicit request, or by someone who is merely putting the information into the ...
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Can I (and How do I) use my askubuntu account on other Stack Exchange sites?

I signed into (and presumably registered with) askubuntu using my launchpad openid. I'd like to also ask some questions on other Stack Exchange sites but keep all the accounts connected. When I go ...
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Is it allowed to have multiple AU accounts, intentionally, without having them merged?

Some users might want to have multiple AskUbuntu accounts. There are a number of legitimate reasons for wanting this. I won't try to list them all but here are a few: Separate accounts for work-...
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How can low rep users request account merges?

I've seen a number of requests to merge two accounts, posted here on meta and actioned by moderators. But what if a user has less than 5 reputation, and thus cannot post a question on meta. What is ...
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How do I merge my 2 Ask Ubuntu Accounts?

I have just realized I have 2 AU accounts, I cant recall how this happened but I did change my e-mail address recently. How do i go about merging them, is this something you can help me with? ...
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How to unassociate my askubuntu account with my email and delete it?

Askubuntu has been amazing with providing me with useful information and I recommended it highly to others I know using Ubuntu. I now have no purpose for this account because I converted my computer ...
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Can I use 'ask Ubuntu' logo as my profile pic?

Is it fine if I use 'Ask Ubuntu' logo as my profile pic (my current profile pic) or is it violation of terms and conditions of this site (if exists)? I love it very much :)
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Account Still getting merged

My account is still getting merged with my brother's account even though my suspension period is over. This happens even if I try using a different system with different IP address. I cleared all ...
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AskUbuntu bug: I renamed my Launchpad account from andy80 to andreagrandi and I cannot access my old data nor use my email account here

I created an AskUbuntu account here, months ago, using my Launchpad account that was named "andy80". In the mean time I renamed my LP account from "andy80" to "andreagrandi". When I tried to access ...
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Merge my accounts

Sorry guys, but I completly forgot that I already had created this account (using facebook) and I created a new one (using lauchpad), if there is some way to merge the accounts I would enjoy it, but ...
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How do I delete my account?

Answers, Questions, Comments, Everything.... I don't care about the points system, but when I get negative comments on the recommendations I make to help solve a problem, I'm done here.
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Pls help cookie account forgotten after reinstall of ubuntu

After reinstalling ubuntu it forgot the cookies of my unregistered account https://askubuntu.com/users/18267/amith?tab=accounts .I'd like to restore this account
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cannot add email on my profile

whenever i try to add my email address to my profile I get an error saying email address already registered! why is that?
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Is there a discrepancy in the amount of registered users?

Just last week we were celebrating hitting 10k users and the past few days we went back down below 10k and we're just now approaching it again. Is there some regular culling of accounts or something?
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How can I associate my askubuntu profile to StackOverflow careers?

careers.stackoverflow.com only shows "Server Fault", "Super User", "Stack Overflow" and Stack Apps accounts. How do I associate askubuntu account there?
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Merge two User Accounts

I have accidently created two user accounts but logging in with two different OpenID's, I foogot I already had an account. Is there a way to merge the two accounts into one as I have questions on one ...
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How to find out my user id?

Ok so I got the Stack Overflow addon for Firefox (and the Gnome Panel Applet) and I just realised my UserID is not the same as Username, its a numerical value. How can I find this to make sure I have ...
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