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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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Tags for "Ubuntu installed over my Windows partition, how do I recover it?" type questions

There are many questions of the form "Ubuntu installed over my (Windows) partition, how do I recover it?". Most are already tagged as some combination of "data-recovery" and/or "system-installation" ...
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No cancel button for commenting

If you start writing a comment, and then decide not to, there is no cancel button. To get rid of the box to write the comment in, you have to reload the page. It would be better in my opinion if ...
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Anyone finds [clock] useful?

First of all, the clock tag has 0 followers so I'm sure nobody will miss it. Now, the usage of the tag is totally alien to me, it seems to be used for anything related to any kind of clock or time: ...
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Place to ask questions about hosting an Ubuntu 14.04 release party?

My company is interested in hosting an Ubuntu 14.04 release party. Googling really has not revealed any solid info on how to go about doing that (save for the list of LoCos hosting them here). Is ...
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Do we need canonical question for "trying to overwrite file which is also in package"?

I found a lot of duplicates by this query. There are many possible solutions shown but they are mostly incomplete and do not show the right way which will work in all situations. I think we need one ...
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Glitch in the review queue?

While revisiting my review votes I found: (review) To me this looks like a glitch - either the review is completed or not - the message at the top says no, the bottom line says yes. Is my ...
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We should get "Ubuntu questions on SR" notification in chat

In general chat room, we get notification for Ubuntu questions on U&L. I think it would be a good idea to get Ubuntu questions on SR notification as well. SR stands for Software recommendations, ...
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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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"Rollback to Revision n" doesn't appear consistently

When a post is rolled back via the 'edit' option, it prepends Rollback to Revision n - automatically to the edit summary, but not consistently. Is there a criteria for adding this text? Should ...
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Start closing "I can't see partitions while installing" questions

I have seen a lot (really tons of them) questions regarding "I can't see [Windows] partitions while installing Ubuntu". A common property between all of them is that almost none of them has close ...
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How should shopping recommendations be flagged?

See title, essentially. Currently there isn't an explicit option on the flag menu to flag as "Off-topic -> Shopping recommendation", despite it being listed as an off-topic category in the Help Centre....
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Tag merge request: accounts and users

We have two tags: users - For questions related to users, user accounts, user permissions or guest accounts. accounts - Questions that relate to an area (or home directory), in which a user can store ...
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Tag merge request: log and logging

The following tags need merging together: log logging These tags are both being used for questions about logging.
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Discussion about deleting old unanswered questions of end life releases

Is it better to delete the questions that are old and with no answers which belong to end life releases?
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How to tag questions asking for drivers?

History. As part of making the tags useful and somewhat rational, I've found myself in a problem with the questions that asks how to install certain drivers. The problem is that they have tried ...
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is there a way to change the size of hats?

I got a hat that has ears but it's too big for my head ...so is it possible to make it smaller? I think this feature is crucial if it doesn't exist.
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Where are the canonical question for installing Ubuntu in a Apple hardware (macintosh)?

Seriously, I've found too many answers (contradictory or being exactly the same or just link-only answers) about this and none seems to be 100% precise in what needs to be done to complete the task. ...
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Why the flag count doesn't show besides the review link?

I've seen for a couple of days this, but the "flag count" doesn't appear besides the review link unless flags > 30. Is this intended?
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Can we add links to the LQ review queue proforma comments?

I just noticed that our Proforma comments for Link-only answers, that gets automagically added in the Low Quality review queue, doesn't have the link describing why we prefer complete instructions ...
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why shouldn't we have improve option in wiki tags?

My opinion is If we have improve option in the wiki tags then if some wiki suggested tags needed a few word more suggestion then reviewer can do that If you would like to do so.
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The share link box is oversized

I've been able to reproduce this in both Firefox and Chromium. I click the share button then this box appears with a abnormal horizontal compared with the main site Apparently, the comment field/...
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Software/Games alternatives in Ubuntu (linux) are off-topic?

I saw this question and voted it to close as too broad since: Is a question about alternatives for a Game title which, telling all truth, there are many alternatives for almost any game in almost any ...
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Reputation score increase not accounted for!

I have edited a number of posts here. I found that whenever reputation decreased by two, it was accounted for, for I checked and found that a post which I edited was deleted. However, a number of ...
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AskUbuntu does not recognize my account email

I have been communicating with AskUbuntu for a few weeks on Windows while I brought my Ubuntu internet connection up to speed. Now that I am up and running on Ubuntu, I would like to use my same ...
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Comment error popup makes sidebar move down in review-beta

In review-beta, on Ask Ubuntu, if one creates a comment, clicks Edit, leaves it for ten minutes, and tries to save, they will get an error popup. However, this error popup causes the sidebar to jump ...
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Let's talk about the Ubuntu Code of Conduct in Ask Ubuntu!

First things first, we all know that Ask Ubuntu is independent and does not follow orders from Canonical (related: Is Ask Ubuntu sponsored by Canonical?). But, the imposition of Ubuntu Code of Conduct ...
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A Challenge For You

This is sort of a follow-up to my previous question, since it's on the same subject. I want to get the CV queue down to 0, even if it's only for a few minutes. Therefore, I challenge every user with ...
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50 Reputation on comments is too much? Add new function to suggest?

I have low reputation as you see. And the problem i see with this is, that when i try to troubleshoot someone's question that requires some active or continuous communication, or a suggestion like "...
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SE sites' favicons don't align correctly all around

Chromium 123.0.6312.86 snap. SE sites' favicons under profile / Accounts don't align correctly: This is true also for icons in the "The overflow Blog" / "Featured" / "Hot ...
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I signed in with a less used email and do not have the rep to comment, but there is no log out of ask ubuntu button!

I want to log in using another id, as I have too little rep with this one. There is no ask ubuntu / StackExchange logout button.
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What is happening with the daycounter?

I went to my account and clicked responses yesterday and it states that I made some responses and got an answer to my Responses. See screenshot: My day counter however states that I have not visited ...
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problem with registering visiting days

I always log in to this site after my father is done. However he has more consecutive days than me. I have only 2. When/how does the site register a visit?
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why I cannot post my question?

Today I try asking the question 'How to send a mail with two or three copies from Thunderbird?'; I have completed details 'I was used to click Enter after address for the copy; it resulted in showing ...
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Title of page does not reflect suggested edits

The title of the page (the text on the tab) should reflect the post with the proposed edits, not the original version. E.g., this question should display Snap store isn't installing as the title of ...
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Are screenshots and other images on askubuntu.com free to be used?

While looking for information on hindi keyboard, I found really nice keyboard images on that page: How to type the Devanagari tra letter? Are these images under Creative Commons licence? Can I use ...
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login issue; dual accounts

Sorry! Logged in w/Launchpad apparently created a new ID for me instead of merge. Please merge TyphSniftR and typhaneic at gmail.com. I am on stackoverflow, ubuntu, linux, launchpad, github, etc. w/ ...
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I have to log in with my old email here on ask ubuntu even though I already changed the email

I have to log in with my old email here on askubuntu even though I already changed the email. What do I do to log in on ask ubuntu with my new email? Thanks!
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Adding text from Terminal in Ubuntu 20.04 to Stack Exchange

I just added a post to Stack asking for help and showed lines from my terminal to help clarify the question.. I tried placing it in the Blockquotes but that didnt look right so resorted to adding ...
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Box disappears when mouse hovers over it

When I hover the mouse over "post your question", that box disappears. I am using Seamonkey 2.53.6 with Ubuntu Mate 18.04. It does not occur when using newest Firefox. Is that normal ...
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Addition of a new category for invalidated flags

Before explaining about the feature request, please refer this link to understand the context: The flags count isn't detailed perfectly The aforementioned flag is not categorised in the flags. ...
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Edit post again after logging in

I made an edit to a post, realized I made a mistake but I couldn't edit it again. Then I noticed I was somehow logged out (I'm NEVER logged out normally so it didn't even cross my mind that the button ...
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5 seconds between comment edit is broken

4 minutes after posting a comment I quickly fixed a sentence. Too quickly, as I made a typo. Trying to fix the typo as fast as possible, I got "You may only edit a comment every 5 seconds". So I ...
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Text distortion on askubuntu and seamonkey

I am still getting some text distortion. Ubuntu Mate 18.04 Desktop site using Seamonkey. Is there a fix?
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The criteria for choosing the top question

I can't understand, how the top questions of week/month are chosen. There is a question with more up-votes and it's in a lower rank than a question with fewer up-votes. On the other hand, a higher, ...
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Tag synonym request [fc] -> [history]

Consider the description for history: The history command can be used to retrieve commands you have previously typed in a shell. However, fc and related variables FCEDIT and HISTSIZE exist in bash....
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Question editor toolbar is vertically aligned in Chromium 27

The question editor toolbar is now vertically aligned instead of horizontal.
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Reporting bug when upvoting comments

I've seen this bug couple of times before, no big deal but I'm just reporting it here since it happened to me now on AU. sudo: No protocol specified in Ubuntu 17.10 I wanted to upvote the first ...
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The wording of OT/bug in the Close Votes Review queue seems ambiguius

The close reason states Bug reports and problems specific to development version of Ubuntu should be reported on Launchpad so that developers can see, track and fix these issues. related: Let'...
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