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Why is my question on hold?

I posted this question a few days ago, and it is still on hold. However, I have provided my boot-info summary, which I hope is enough information. Furthermore, seeing that no one has answered yet, ...
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Is there any way to hide deleted answers in "new answers to old questions" Tools section?

I have been looking through the new answers to old question Tools section recently and have been flagging up quite a few things missed by others and the system. But what makes this extra annoying and ...
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Ubuntu related Stack Overflow Careers ad

Why aren't there a "looking for a job" section in Askubuntu like other Stack Exchange sites ( stackoverflow , server fault .. ) I think it will be cool to show stack Overflow linux/ubuntu Careers ads....
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Tag Synonym Request: [dual-monitor] -> [multiple-monitors]

This is relatively short... It seems unnecessary to have both dual-monitors AND multiple-monitors. The latter tag should be able to cover every question including the former as it's still more than a ...
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Why doesn't our chat have easter eggs

Iv'e seen Root Access'es Clippy egg... I have seen Arquade minigame egg... I have also seen rm -rf / on Serverfault chat... BUT WHAT I HAVENT SEEN IS... ASKUBUNTU EGGS. Why can't we have a unique ...
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Question marked as already solved incorrectly

Is it possible migrate existing programs installed in windows? This question is "how to migrate already installed (under Windows) applications to Wine". And the question linked as already answered is ...
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Make ralink and mediatek tags synonyms

It looks like ralink is mediatek now. So the tags should be synonyms. I do not have 5 count to either of them.
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Chat background for this site is broken

When you access chat in askubuntu, this is what happens: Perhaps the background of the page should also be orange? Or the logo text turns black and the background white? I mean an orange box in a ...
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Does the Off Topic please ask on... need another entry?

Just had this review. It was someone wanting to but the Ubuntu phone and remove Ubuntu from it. This belongs on Android Enthusiasts I guess. Do we need to add (now we support Ubuntu touch) a link to ...
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Why are there hyperlinks when you scroll up a bunch

On Safari 8.0.6, scrolling up above the ubuntu bar causes links to show up. Is this a bug? EDIT By scroll up I mean scroll beyond the top limit which is only possible (I think) with the trackpad. ...
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I cant use your captcha to create an account

I can't use your captcha to create an account i have tried over 250 times to set up a new account what can I do? I cant see the worlds clearly enough we have tried to set one up at least 250 tries ...
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Should the default answers sorting be changed?

I'm sure this has been proposed already, but sorting the answers by votes count has the side effect of bringing the first answers to the top (FGITW problem), with them not always being the best (this ...
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Not able to comment on my own answer

I have enough reps but I am unable to comment on my answer to this question. What's the problem?
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Previously (non-)upvoted comment doesn't show the (non-)upvote received anymore

I'm positive that an *apparent* upvote on a comment of mine it's not there anymore: after having left the comment, I was still in the page to read one of the answers a second time when I saw it got ...
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Is this the type of question we want to be answering here?

I stumbled across this question today and afterward noticed that the phrase "Be nice" no longer seems to appear in the code of conduct. This seems to be a rather mean and spiteful trick to play on ...
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Top answers are still sub-optimal on questions about MTP devices

I already noticed that Luis alone marked the following question as a duplicate some time ago: My MTP capable device is not detected? What can I do about that? Here is my observation on the topic: ...
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Why I am not receiving notifications in my "recent inbox messages"?

Not talking about e-mail notifications or so. I answered a question today (why is "export PATH" displayed in terminal as a title?), I was wondering if I could place a bounty on it right now, ...
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Is it ok to advertise an otherwise wasted bounty?

I asked a question a few days back. No one answered, so I put up a 50-point bounty. A day or two after that, I found an answer and answered my own question. No one else has answered. I do not expect ...
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How lenient should reviewers/moderators be before deleting answers?

This one is only for users high enough on the food chain to be able to see deleted posts! The title says it all and I'm asking specifically for the deleted answer on this post. Most animals (humans ...
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Why don't we call migrate just migrate?

I want to flag a question which does not belong on Ask Ubuntu. So I go: it should be closed for another reason... off-topic because... but then: This is not about Ubuntu. Questions about other ...
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Where can I ask theoretical questions?

I was wondering where the proper place for theoretical questions would be. E.g. (a little noobish, but whatever) I wondered how it's possible for something to be closed source - why can't you either ...
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How to handle single, low quality answers?

An answer can be of low quality, but correct. It makes sense to delete such an answer if there are other answers, but how to handle the situation where there is no other answer? I do not think it's a ...
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Why are we marking these UEFI questions as duplicates of the wrong question?

I see many, many questions written by users having trouble installing Ubuntu in a dual-boot configuration on their UEFI-enabled PC, that are being marked as duplicates of Installing Ubuntu Alongside a ...
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Under what circumstances do close-votes generate downvotes, if any?

I'm asking in relation to this question... but I think this could be a good general purpose answer.
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Why are the Chat users inconsistent?

This is the AU Meta user: This is U&L user: Why did the AU Meta post 189 days ago, but for U&L that is not applicable? I know that these are of course wrong - they both posted today. But ...
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Duplicate question request for reconsideration

Upgrading raring to saucy on arm This question is closed as a dup. I claim that Are raring arm packages available someplace? is actually the dup, it's the question that asks 'where are the packages'....
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Yesterday was 23 hours ago

This should possibly be on Stack Exchange. In all the review queues, the times are a bit wrong. I am posting this close enough to 17:00 BST, so 16:00 UTC. So yesterday was 16 hours ago. I took this ...
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Can questions be considered duplicates if no answer is applicable to both?

I asked a question about verifying integrity of sources. It got closed as duplicate as duplicate of a similar but different question. The other question was not about how to verify the integrity, but ...
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Sometimes Ctrl+Enter works, sometimes not

When you edit an answer or question you can press Ctrl+Enter to save and finish (same as sending an email on gmail). This works in a couple of other places, but not when you are submitting a question ...
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AskUbuntu says - I have a suspicious request

I have no problem to log into 90% of StackExchange network. However, AskUbuntu says - I'm a suspect. Please help. I'm logging the same way as with other sites - with Google. Thanks.
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Why is man synonymized to manpage?

Correct me if I'm wrong but: I can ask for help writing a manpage I can ask about using the man command I can ask how to install specific manpages I can ask how to install man These questions are ...
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I wrote a guide for mythbuntu; how do I post it?

I'm a little confused; I don't really have a question, I just wanted to post a guide. Do I ask a question that I'm providing the answer-for...or...??
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Do we need a canonical question on install types and if they hold user data?

I think we need a canonical question on install types and if they hold user data in home or otherwise (think opt or var dub dub etc) we get entirely too many questions about "will my data be gone on ...
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Who are the experts for [localhost]?

Lets get rid of the localhost tag I'm really surprised it met with strong opposition at the time, and I still not convinced, so let me ask if there are really experts in "localhost" question and a ...
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Chat room compatibility for iPhone

I am logged into the forums through my iPhone but when I try to enter the chat rooms, it says I must log in. When I enter my credentials it says it cannot find my account, then asks if I would like to ...
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profile search own two or more specific account

is there any way to find users which have two specific accounts and their score is upper than an a specific number? For example users which have askubuntu and askdifferent accounts which their both ...
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How can I or how to?

In a question title, is it better to put "How to do X" or "How can I do X" if I want to know how to do X?
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Help on chat without enough REP

I don't have enough rep yet to talk on chats but I would like to reply to some answers to help askubuntu.com Can we have a new channel for users without enough rep? Just to chat about Linux in General?...
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Have the review audits got cranked up again?

Not intended as a complaint, but it looks like there are "continuously" adjustments made to the review system - I noticed a higher frequency lately - Just now I got 2 audits for 8 reviews in "...
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Different badges in main user and meta, Reputations only for main user

There is independence between awarded badges on askubuntu main user and meta user. But reputations is same for main user and meta user. However, voting and accepting questions and answers on meta ...
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Out of Topic, but please read first

Okay, So I am new to askubuntu and LINUX! I am 14 years old, many times I don't understand a thing, I search it on google but when I don't Comprehand the answer, So I ask it here, but many people rate ...
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network services questions

I asked a question about network services about vsftpd but there was not any anwer yet also I saw many times question related to network are answered few . why this is happen? Am should ask these kind ...
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Mentioning user name in a comment doesn't work

I am trying to mention user nik90 in a comment, so I start with @nik90. After saving the comment, the whole string "@nik90" is deleted. Editing doesn't bring it back. What do I do wrong?
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How about dedicating some corner of SE to opinions/recommendations / make a spinoff that will handle forums?

Questions for opinions or recommendations are off-topic here, and I can understand why: whatever answer would be given it will hardly be timeless, and with vague problems, answers will necessarily ...
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Can we have a 'talk' button on the answer section?

Often I see a detailed guide on how to install something, in most cases, the commenting on the A, is good enough. But, sometimes the how to needs to be tested on multiple systems (e.g. Ubuntu 12.04, ...
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Suggested edit limit for low rep users

Can limit of suggested edits on the same question be enforced, dropped, or atleast looked at? Here is a more-than perfect example - I allowed this through once, but then it appeared again... This ...
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Old questions that are now irrelevant or even completely wrong?

I just came across this old question about Spotify: Cannot get Spotify to run. Back in 2011, we needed Premium accounts to use the Linux-version. That's no longer the case. So, what do we do with ...
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2 Q/A about recovery tools and how to recover data

There are allot of Q's about the losses of data, and how to recover them. Installed Ubuntu and accidently gave all the hard disk space to Ubuntu HDD recovery tool Tool for File Recover | Deleted ...
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Should we begin to make users more aware of differences between LTS versions and interim releases?

The new shortened support duration and it's concomitant assumption about the purpose of the different versions is explained as: Our working assumption is that the latest interim release is used by ...
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New account validation

I created a new account an closed the validation page by mistake before I could put in the validation code i was e mailed. How do I get that page back up to validate my account? I have tried to go ...
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