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Syntax highlighting doesn’t work on meta

When I enter <!-- language-all: lang-bash --> if :; then echo "quoted"; fi in a post on main, the output looks like this: Here on meta, the very same code gets no syntax highlighting at ...
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Is this question appropriate here?

I asked the following question: Cannot assign address inside a Docker container do you think it would be more appropriate for Stack Overflow, or SuperUser? Or is this the right site?
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How to install a downloaded .deb file along with its dependencies in a system with an internet connection (offline?)

Despite the teaser in this Meta question's title, the title of the question that was closed is How to install a downloaded .deb file along with its dependencies in a system with an internet connection,...
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Changing "yesterday", "today", etc in Title to actual date

I was recently inconvenienced by Titles or Question bodies that say "a couple of days ago", "Yesterday" or "Today" because I was forced to scroll down to see question asked date and do some mental ...
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Any ideas on why this question didn't get any responses

I asked this 17 days ago (although I revised the title later). I don't expect miracles (although sometimes I get them ;) ), but I am surprised at getting nothing. Is there something I can do/...
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How can I shorten the Long Code output in questions and answers and display scrollbars?

There are some questions and answers that have very log output that is condensed with scrollbars. Is there a formatting method to control how much is displayed between the scrolling. I believe some ...
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Reviewing - how much you do

This is not a complaint, but a suggestion... As I now have access to statistics of the review queues, I find that users are commonly only reviewing e.g. 5 posts when there are 90 posts to review. So ...
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Is this question off-topic?

I came across this question, asking how to install Landscape on CentOS/RHEL. I think it's off-topic, as, even though Landscape is a product from Canonical, it's asking how to install it on a ...
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Erroneous message pops up in close dialog

I try to vote to close a question, but am greeted with this error message: So I patiently wait until 3 seconds have passed, try again, and get the same error, over and over again. What is wrong here?
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Why can't we upvote comments on this years mod elections?

I was reading a post from the 2014 elections and it has many upvoted comments. Why can't we do it this year? it would save a lot of "me too" comments. I wonder if this is a bug, as you can highlight ...
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I'm really not very pleased with the audit system

So I was reviewing this answer: Install this: sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal I failed the audit because that answer turned out to be plagiarism. Well O.K.... fine, it deserves to be ...
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Close Perpetually Unanswered Questions?

I've noticed that a lot of simpler questions on AskUbuntu are answered in the comments rather than an actual answer, which leads to the question never being marked as answered. Should these be closed ...
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MS Azure ads not showing correctly in the sidebar

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I've noticed something strange. Every ad for Azure that comes up in the sidebar on Ask Ubuntu is cut off on the right side, taking some text ...
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AskUbuntu tells me I'm in danger of being blocked

When I wanted to ask a question on AskUbuntu, I got a warning that states "Some of your past questions have not been well-received". Here I interpret "some" as "at least one", but I cannot really ...
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Where is the "Log in with Stack Exchange" option?

How to login for AskUbuntu, there is a new login-screen. But the Log in with Stack Exchange disappeared, that's the way I always did it. I don't have a seperate AskUbunut account. I don't see it. ...
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Why is this question off-topic?

This question is from a user who is struggling using the android debugger tools on Ubuntu. Why is this off-topic? This isn't an android problem, this is a "how to do x on Ubuntu" problem where "x" ...
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Spam question title still showing up in the <title> tag

The following question was flagged as spam and promptly deleted: https://askubuntu.com/questions/626807 (only visible to 10k users) The title displayed on the page states that: "This question ...
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"This post is deleted and cannot be edited." text on a totally blank page

I have an error to report. Today, I have started for the first time to review other users' questions and answers. So the error I am talking about never happened to me and I don't know if it was ...
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'Impact' field on new user profile

Since the user profile page has been redesigned, and very nice it is too, there is now an item of data named 'Impact'. On my own profile, this has a value of "~2k people reached". What does "Impact" ...
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Can I ask a for a "technical quality control" on answers of mine? Where do I ask for that?

I've received 2 downvotes on this answer of mine. None of the two users who casted the downvote bothered to explain why they downvoted it. You can judge this better than me, but the answer is in my ...
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Why is the newsletter subscription link hard to find?

I think the process to subscribe for the newsletter is tedious. From what i have done you need to go to your user's page, preferences, manage newsletter subscription.... However there is an occasional ...
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CAPTCHA has no submit button

I took a long time to compose my post, and was prompted by a house-number captcha. Easy. Then I was re-prompted to copy&paste some code into a text box ... but there's no way to submit that form! ...
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Display review queue length in the actual review page

I would like to see how many pending reviews are left in the queue while I review. For long queues like the Close votes this makes no difference, but it would be nice to know in short queues whether I ...
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Can we make user icons on review tests be random?

I was doing some reviews of first posts earlier when I got this question as a test (with a random username, of course): What is the difference between using '+' (plus) and ';' (...
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Why do we have [updates]?

Updates can happen in almost any piece of software. Update this database (engine) or this database (entry). Update the (package) list or update the (file) list. It has very well-defined meaning but ...
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Unable to upvote or comment on answer

I was able to accept this answer, but I am unable to up vote or comment on it. When I click the Add comment button I get the following message: User does not have permission to comment on this post ...
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Installation tag Cleanup

According to figures as of October 19, 2014, there are almost 9400 questions tagged as installation. I propose that we have a month-long cleanup event where all of these questions are sorted either ...
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Can't find the canonical question for a duplicate

I came across this question about dual-booting and windows not being recognized by Grub, which I'm fairly certain is a duplicate question, but I can't seem to find the canonical question that actually ...
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Is there a tag for "single user mode"?

Just created a tag for a question that was specifically about single user mode, and searched for a tag about it, but didn't see one. Just want to correct my mistake if it already exists.
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Do we need to merge or close Q's on how to install league of legends?

There are a lot of Q/A's on how to Install League Of Legends, most are outdated. I wrote an Article:League of Legends under Ubuntu, i can post it on AU, but are how to install lol Q's on-topic here. ...
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Make numeric only/composed of just numbers tags that should only be created by moderators

Everyone knows I hate with burning passion version specific tags. The reasons are explained here and elsewhere, but that's not what I'm going to ask about. Today, I again removed the 14.04.1 for ...
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Can we get a better quality question for grub-rescue-error-unknown-filesystem

In doing some reviews, I came across a user who had this error issue, and was asking about a grub-rescue-error-unknown-filesystem issue. I figured I would mark it as a duplicate, being a common issue, ...
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AskUbuntu email notification not working

I had had my AskUbuntu profile's email setting set to "notify me every three hours" for unread AskUbuntu email messages but never received any notifications about email messages that have been ...
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Merge [picasa] into [google-picasa]

There are two tags for Picasa by Google, there should be one, preferably [google-picasa], since people interested in all sorts of Google software can follow them easily using [google*].
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AU shows me as not logged in while I'm logged in

I'm using Firefox 24.6 ESR (usually in the form of Tor Browser) to access several SE sites. Usually I log in at Tor.SE and then move to other sites. AskUbuntu shows a unique behaviour among other SE ...
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Can anyone explain me how is this a duplicate?

Ubuntu Touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Does anyone have any experience with Ubuntu running on the Yoga 2 Pro in terms of the functionality of the touchscreen? I really, really, don't see how this ...
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Show a notification count in the title

At present, the Ask Ubuntu questions page changes the title to add a count of questions with new activity since the page was loaded. I think it'd be a lot more, if not just as much, useful to show a ...
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Shouldn't the removal of an answer be visible in the timeline for everyone?

Background: I commented on a possibly dangerous command in an answer to https://askubuntu.com/questions/310358/no-such-file-or-directory-error-when-trying-to-use-chmod/310364#310364 The answer was ...
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Help with formatting text in question and answer

We can easily well format text in question/answer like Bold, Italic, Hyperlink, Block-quote, code, Image, List, Heading and Horizontal rule. Now, I want to know various tags like <kbd>, etc. ...
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How to list questions closed for particular reason?

I saw there is data.stackexchange.com on which we can query questions, for example, protected questions. Is there any queries to list questions closed for particular reason? I need to list off-topic ...
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Lets remove the tools, crash, freeze, timeout and troubleshooting tags the right way™

Well, this is not your run off the mill tag removal request, but a petition to also close the questions with these tags. Questions tagged with such tags tend to be totally worthless, unclear and ...
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Usercard Formatting Sometimes Clipped

I noticed in a AU post today that a usercard was clipped on the right, cutting off the user's bronze-badges count: Of course this clipping does not affect all usercards; most I have seen look fine. ...
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Can we add a rEFInd tag?

REFInd is a commonly used boot manager developed by Rod Smith. I think that it should be added due to its eminence. I can't add it myself because I don't have the rep. I'd like if someone added the ...
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Raising the Answer Text Limit

Today I was working on one of the answers (A special guide) and I was limited again by the 30K size for answers. The example mentioned is this: How do I install the Nvidia drivers? Which I needed to ...
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Can I search for my draft answers?

I googled to know how to get my draft answers. But I couldn't find a way. I know I can find my draft if I know the question. In my case I don't remember the question. Any idea?
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The plethora of power management tags - what to do?

We have a large number of power management related tags: power-management suspend standby hibernate There is also tag shutdown which is used in conjunction with power management but should be ...
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Why does this question have 4 votes to migrate to Meta?

Why is this being shown on a review? It has 4 close votes to migrate to Meta. Why does it have 4 migration votes (unrelated to Meta)? That option isn't even available for me on most questions (...
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Tag synonym request: [preferences] -> [settings]

I think settings and preferences should be synonyms. "Settings" is a more general term that applies to driver settings, program settings, system settings, etc. "Preferences" is a term that usually ...
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Why is this question (install Sony Xperia kernel dev) marked as a duplicate?

I asked this question with a link to that answer which I used to install the Android SDK. My question, however, asks about the kernel sources for Sony Xperia ZR, as it can be downloaded from the Sony ...
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Numlock, capslock and led tag (I'm surprised I didn't find PrntScr... yet)

Trogdor must be fed with these: numlock capslock key led - DONE something (this one still does not exist, still) More to the list: corruption mp3 / mp3-tag (irony?) files money transfer music -> ...
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