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Unable to edit other posts

I have been reviewing other posts for some time. But after a certain number of edits I am no longer able to edit any further post. Why is it so?
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Posting useful online content from non Stack Exchange site to askubuntu

If I see some very useful post regarding Ubuntu on some non Stack Exchange site, is it alright to modify it to make it more relevant and then post it here?
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I did more than 500 edits and received a copy editor

I did more than 500 edits and received a copy editor badge but on my profile page It is mentioned that I did only 455+ edits and sometimes my profile page says 36k people have reached and then 56k.A ...
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Are questions about the development status of third-party programs on-topic?

The title probably isn't the best summary of my question, so don't let it hold too much weight. Recently, this question about whether or not Krusader was still being developed was asked: https://...
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Bug in the audit system?

I believe I've discovered a bug in the audit system. I was reviewing this answer, which obviously needed some serious work: So I clicked on the edit link, and it showed me this: Which immediately ...
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How to handle a question concerning a problem which "mutated" along the way?

What happened was I started solving a synchronization problem. Along the way I learned a better way to handle the whole thing and wrote my solution to the "mutated" question/problem, which was now ...
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What to do with old question

I posted this question: USB recognized but not available? a long time ago. Because of circumstances, I was unable to keep testing the suggestions, so I abandoned it. I think the question itself ...
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Site says I can use chat, but I still get the banner saying I need rep >= 20

I can go to my account info and see that I earned the priviledge to use chat. But one of my threads was moved to chat and I can't use it. There's still a banner at the bottom saying I need a rep of ...
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What's wrong with this question? How should I re-phrase it so it will receive views and answers?

Here's a question I have put on 5 months ago: How do I display X keyboard layout? I wanted to know if there's an indicator that I can put that will show me current X keyboard layout. In 5 months, ...
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Can I get the duplicate close link on this question changed?

On this question, I voted to close as a duplicate of this one but the user wanted to change the icon size not hide the launcher, so it was a duplicate of this. However the OP accepted the original ...
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Should there be a policy on hammering zero value answers to closed questions?

I was thinking about people trying to build low rep simian/bot armies by answering close-able questions others wouldn't touch and thought: Why shouldn't Community downvote zero value answers to ...
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How come my questions aren't being answered?

why aren't my questions being answered? It seems like they aren't noticed... Most of my questions have no answers or votes. Am I doing something wrong?
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Do you like this nothingness?

I noticed there is no ad showing on askubuntu just now, but I can still upvote it. Is this even a bug? I don't know! But I'm letting you know anyway. Here is a screenshot:
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Why are there a limited amount of close votes for high rep users?

I am a reasonable high rep user and have been around for some time now, and even though both of those are the case I still have a limited amount of close votes I can cast (40), why is this? Surely the ...
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Not receiving Stack Exchange mail

I am not able to receive a password setting e-mail in my registered mail account not even in junk folder or in-box and anywhere using forget password option in stack-exchange login, I can only login ...
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Someone is editing my question's tags and I disagree with their edit

As is suggested by Eliah Kagan; In general, if you believe your question is de-tagged wrongly, here are some options at your disposal: Read the tag's tag wiki and see what other questions ...
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Main site's sidebar and Meta site's sidebar don't match anymore

I've been noticing this for a few days, the Main site's sidebar and the Meta site's sidebar don't match anymore: In particular I've been noticing the difference between the "Hot Meta Posts" ...
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To work with older account

I have a account already on Ubuntu 12.04.Now I shifted to Ubuntu 15.10.That's why I had to create this account.Can't I work with my older account.I know I should ask it on meta but with this new ...
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May I link to my own Github project which is related to what I did after resolving my issue?

Summary In a weird partition creation issue where GParted didn't think my SSD was a block device, I eventually solved the issue and continued to my original goal: cloning a partition on a failing ...
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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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Are you tested with Duplicates in the review queues?

In the review queues I have never once been tested with a question that has been flagged as duplicate. Does SE not test you on those? And if so, why not? Or have I just not had any?
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Is there a way to see how many users are currently connected to Ask Ubuntu?

I was curious to know when most users connect to Ask Ubuntu during the day. I am not sure if I am blind or if this function does not exist (because it is probably not useful to the majority of users)....
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Meta AU says I have one suggested edit to review, but I have none, how come?

Meta AU (even after refreshing the page) says that I have 1 suggested edit to review: However there is no suggested edit to be seen if I click on the 1, and the 1 still does not go away, even after I ...
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Why can't you vote on a question once you have retracted your vote?

Once you have voted on a question, and then retracted your vote, you are unable to cast another vote, why is this? Because for instance I could VTC something as unclear, but then when they update it I ...
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Are the adverts on StackExchange sites safe?

I often find that instead of featured questions, in their place are adverts such as this one: But is it safe to click on these adverts? Do they only advertise stuff on the SE sites? Or is there some ...
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Is there a limit to the amount of questions you can ask on Meta in a specific time period?

On the main site you can ask a maximum of 6 questions in a 24-hour period, and in a 30 day period, you have a maximum of 50 questions, I do not know if there are any other limits for years etc, but I ...
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Is this answer an answer or comment?

I was just presented with this as a Late Answers review. Screenshot in case it is removed: It this a valid answer, or is it someone commenting? They're offering a solution (format first) but seem to ...
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Can I get notifications in the Ubuntu app tray?

Basically I am a power user, and I want to help the Ubuntu community more quickly, while continuing to develop the parts of the platform that I find lacking. To do this with maximum efficiency I want ...
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Receiving a badge does not correspond to it's description

Today I answered a question for the first time (which made me very happy) and received some badges. One of them looks strange. Teacher badge description says: "Answer a question with score of 1 or ...
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Minimum system requirements

Firstly, should these two be merged/duped/linked/somethinged: How do I find out which version and derivative of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minimal system requirements? (I think this ...
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edit reviews: the suggestion comment is not highlighted any more

The comment from the suggesting person used to be immediately visible (different background IIRC) Now it doesn't stand out from the rest, making it a bit harder to find the comment and compare it to ...
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How many questions are we answering?

recently I have been feeling that we are not answering a lot of question, firstly because there are lots of "close"-worthy questions and secondly because many questions can be solved by only a few ...
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How to access askubuntu meta data for programmatic statistical analysis?

I wanted to conduct some statistical analysis on certain dimensions relevant to the development of the site and was wondering how to access data in order to construct a data set for that. For example, ...
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Reviewer Consequences

Do reviewers suffer consequences if they exercise poor judgement in their task of reviewing posts? I refer particularly to 'robot' style reviews where the reviewer appears to give little care to the ...
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Can we reopen this closed/deleted question?

How to set up gcalcli? This one is quite easy, it's just an out of date package that can be updated: https://github.com/insanum/gcalcli/issues/132 I'd like to document this in this question.
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Is AU more a hotline or a knowledge base?

Trying to help a little and reading some meta (hot) posts, I went across this question. It's a general way to convey some doubts like this one: replying to someone is often a dialectic process, not ...
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How to 'pause' a question?

I have posted a question on ask ubuntu. Now I'm on a trip and don't have access to my laptop (it is a desktop replacement and so I left it at home). Everyone's asking me to post info about the kernel ...
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What should I do if I find a closed question but I do not think the motivation is right?

This is an example: FTP gives me an error when uploading and deleting files where probably the problem is related to permissions and the server is an Ubuntu server. What is the best-practice in this ...
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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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Review possible improvement

For reviewing I always try to leave a comment if there needs to be improvement, expansion, etc. I have been reviewing a lot of vague (new) posts recently. I do not want to downvote a potentially "good"...
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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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I moved a discussion to chat, but I'm not logged in there

I just had a lengthy discussion moved to chat. On the chat page, I am not logged in. When I click the link "you need to be logged in", I get to the Stack Exchange page ("Logging you in to the Stack ...
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What to do if a problem returns back?

The first few weeks after installing Ubuntu 14.04 I struggled with abnormally high battery discharge rates. I set up a question on the issue, and although good answers poped up, this abnormal ...
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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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How to search for unanswered, open questions questions with at least 1 close flag?

I wanted to search for questions which have been flagged to be closed but not in my review queue which are open as yet and don't have upvoted answers. Searching for closed:0 answered:0 gives me all(...
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Incorrect duplicate: missing clock

The question My clock has disappeared is incorrectly marked as a duplicate of Ubuntu 12.04 gnome issue, no clock is shown, strange starter icon cannot be removed. Could someone who has the necessary ...
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"Put On Hold As Unclear What You're Asking" How Can I Help Get This Question Unheld?

So yesterday I stumbled upon a question on Askubuntu; MATE menu is missing. It's a troubleshooting question about Mate Desktop and while not ideally worded I found it easy enough to understand what ...
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Review "test question" is loaded

Recently during processing the review queue for "first posts" I was presented an answer for this question for review The answer was obviously poorly formed, at least in the explanation sense, however ...
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Rename unity [component] tags to [unity-component] to prevent confusion with gnome components

Well, now GNOME and Unity has some shared names with certain parts of the UI, namely the "launcher" and the "dash". There is already a tag for the unity dash and the unity launcher that are being ...
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Why do chat posts appear twice at times?

Sometimes when I type in chat and post, it appears twice! Why does this happen? (Another user told me it is due to my slow internet connection. But can somebody elaborate and confirm it?) Also if the ...
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