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AskUbuntu background flicker

When scrolling a page on askubuntu, the background dots flicker visually. It is a minor thing but the fix is so simple, just to set: background-attachment: fixed When i do it manually in the browser ...
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Reject buttons looks too much like an ok button

I got the following notification inside my inbox: Edit suggested I clicked on the notification and got to the following page: https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/880858 Because it ...
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A “My Questions” button next to the “Ask Question” button

Many times I have tried to find the posts I have made and find myself having to go into my profile and look at the Questions section to find my questions. It would be easier if Ask Ubuntu had a ...
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How are answers ranked? [duplicate]

For the large amount of questions that contain more than one answer, how does the Ask Ubuntu system decide which answers appear on top of others?
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What about simplifying the UI for AskUbuntu?

I've had an idea of simplifying the overwhelming interface of AskUbuntu by correcting any overload on the users. If you want an example I can make some images, but first someone has to be at least ...
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Navigation menu lacks a “Partners” link

The navigation menu at the top of http://www.ubuntu.com has items Ubuntu Community Ask! Developer Design Discourse Hardware Insights Juju Partners Shop More › However, since the "Partners" item is ...
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Award bounty button not working

I'm trying to award a bounty to an answer I received, but nothing happens when I click the button. I'm not sure if either of these factors might be responsible: I'm currently in the 24 hour grace ...
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How do I get rid of the notifications for review?

The new stackexchange bar on top of the page shows notifications when new posts are available review for "Suggested edits". This is pretty annoying to see every now and then. Is there a way I can ...
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Is there a way to disable relative dates and times on posts and comments?

I often see fuzzy and relative times given for things around the site like "edited 1 hour ago". This isn't a problem when you first load the screen but after a while, unless you refresh, those ...
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Is there an option to remove the bar above the status bar?

There is a new bar above the "status bar" with Ubuntu/Community/Development/Ask. This is new and I feel it is taking up valuable screen space, since I do not plan on regularly using the new links. I ...
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Has the old-style notification bar returned for some purposes?

For the first time in a very long while, I saw the old-style notification banner! For quite some time, I've seen more discreet notifications of new answers, appearing within the page itself, just ...
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Why does meta complain when you downvote a post without commenting first?

If I downvote a post (say I didn't hated hats!) without commenting first, it gives the same old reminder: This doesn't reflect Meta - here, you can downvote to disagree. This might be misleading to ...
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Should the overlay or tooltip text for voting arrows be changed?

Right now, the text that pops up when you hover the pointer over the voting arrows is identical to the main site, like this: Problem is, the text that pops up when you hover over the vote ...
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Add the retag button back after getting the edit question privilege

After I got the Edit Questions and Answers question privilege the retag button is gone in questions. I have used it for a long time and liked it. Maybe add it back?
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Ask Ubuntu newest questions bug?

I don't know if I'm the only one who faced this, but sometimes, when I am in Ask Ubuntu newest questions page and someone posts a question, it shows the message: (N) questions with new activity, but ...
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why there is no keyboard <kbd> in the menu?

We have included options for bold, italics, links, CODE, etc., but there is no option for keyboard keys. For example to get Alt as a key we have to place it in between <kbd> tags then it will ...
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Minor alignment issue with downvote button

When casting a downvote upon a post, I noticed that the downvote arow is misaligned between when no vote is cast and when it is downvoted. You can see below a GIMP image showing the two images next to ...
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Delete message from inbox

I have deleted some post but it still shows the comment of the deleted post in my inbox. How to delete those message?
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Insert picture in Ask Ubuntu

How can I insert image from picture folder of Ubuntu while asking question or answering to question in Ask Ubuntu?
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Ask Ubuntu meta page title says just “Ubuntu Meta” and another title issue

If one looks at the title of any page on AU Meta, then will see that the title is: [Page title] - Ubuntu Meta - Stack Exchange when IMO it should say "Ask Ubuntu Meta". Even worse, on the ask page,...
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What is the “Was this post useful?” thing for?

When I am logged out and I browse a random post I see this: Note the little question below. What is that for?
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Software Installation Icon is invisible after posting but visible while editing

This question is corresponding to the edit by Eliah Kagan to my answer to Is it possible to have a small indicator showing that updates are available (red for security updates) instead of having ...
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Could the colour of questions be changed to reflect that they have no upvoted answers?

At the moment when you look at the main page of questions there are 3 different categories of questions differentiated by colour: Questions with no answers: Questions with answers but none ...
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In review, why are some question summaries different than others

Some summaries are large, many are small, some are in orange. I'm going to slap my head when I get the answer, I just know it.
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How about page numbers on the top of pages as well?

I was looking through the unanswered questions in Ask Ubuntu and after reading through some I was at the top of the page. In order to go to the page before or after it, I had to scroll down to the ...
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Should the tooltip that appears when voting up a question be modified?

It currently reads: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. What about questions that show no or minimal research effort but are useful? For example, I upvoted Is there an ...
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Comments in mobile version of Ask Ubuntu

I am using my mobile to connect to Ask Ubuntu. But the problem is I can't remove/edit comments from mobile version of Ask Ubuntu. Is it problem of my mobile or a known issue in Ask Ubuntu? Browser: ...
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User name missing in mobile version of askubuntu (I think!)

I'm pretty sure that your user name used to display when you were logged in and using the mobile version of the site, but now it appears to be missing. I've included a screenshot where I was using ...
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“Another user Is editing this post” warning

Sometimes, I find that before I post my edit, someone already has edited the post. Can't we make a system like this: Without the Feature So, lets say User A started editing X post, and User B ...
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What does the site look like to a moderator?

The site has special features for moderators. Can I see how the site looks like to the average moderator(tools and stuff)
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Where is the link to the original question when a question is closed as a duplicate?

I've looked for how to remove the unity dock from my new installation and have found two answers that were closed as exact duplicates of previous questions. What previous questions? Please update ...
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“Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because…” ISSUE

I spent several minutes to prepare sew screenshots and describe my problem - and finally I got this error: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: We're sorry, but as a spam ...
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Big font on the 'click on this box to dismiss' text

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Ask Ubuntu for mobile

I was away from my home computer and I wanted to check Ask Ubuntu for any notifications, so I decided to check from my mobile phone. The interface isn't too bad for browsing on a mobile phone but it ...
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Is there a way to see how many votes I have left for the day?

Is there a way to see how many votes I have left for the day (prior to the 5 votes left warning)?