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Proposed new tag: Atomic Pi

I just asked a question about an Atomic Pi, and thought I could create the tag for it, but I am lacking sufficient rep here to make it. Can someone make the tag on these questions? Please/thanks. ...
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I feel like I have NOT been well filtered :-(

I answered a question about a mouse scrolling problem. mouse auto scrolling problem The very first and most important part of my answer was : "There seems to be an incompatibility that has been ...
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Making a 'master thread' for bugs and workarounds for Ubuntu 15.04 issues and bugs?

What does everyone think if we get a single thread going for bugs and workarounds for people with issues relating to 15.04 install. Maybe a wiki type thread. I'm sure a lot of people are coming here ...
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Conspiracies defense for AU

What if an X company set a team against Ubuntu in it's more simple form, a cozy Q&A site to spam it and attack members in the rise to become valuable members? With a clones attack of "new" users ...
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How far an explanation should go / does it legitimate double posts / answers?

Often questions are very easy to answer if the asker would search a few minutes in the internet and has the right search terms handy. The latter one is the key, the askers often didn't know what to ...
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Why does voting down decrement Reputation

if an answer is wrong , then we can vote it and the wrong answer goes down the list,but why decrementing the hard-earned reputation?? we need to bring a change to that policy.
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Tag change: [watch-command] -> [watch]

The tag watch-command should be called watch. Many other commands, including cp, mv are not with the suffix -command. Please could we have watch-command changed to watch. Firstly, all the questions ...
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Why are new users allowed to post links?

Although you may argue that they are limited to one link per post, they are actually able to post more than one link by enclosing it with ``s (and other ways), so making it so that they are not ...
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New tag proposal: meta tags "Concern" and "Quality"

I think that a concern tag and quality tag should be added. This question (Windows 8 and Ubuntu Dual-boot: Many duplicates) could use these tags as well as many other meta questions. Tag uses and ...
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How does this works?

I have "earned " some popularity badge AND STILL GETTING this. It is forum owner privilege to administer the forum to his / her liking. Somehow it seems very difficult for owners to realize that ...
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Marking outdated posts/info etc. to be archived

Old posts with outdated info, which are irrelevant to the currently supported versions, should be excluded by the search engine bots. Perhaps, they should be marked and archived (i.e.: Internet ...
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There isn't a more responsable moderator on AskUbuntu? Just Mitch?

Tried to solve a problem I had with my Ubuntu based OS and Wine, but Mitch pretending is some sort of god decided to put it on hold and close it after I hurt his feelings, maybe. This problem is even ...
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Answer unfairly blocked

I have a question about my Ask Ubuntu post: ubuntu 22.04 app black screen and laggy To start, this was my first answer on this site although I’ve used for years. I’ve posted answers on many sites for ...
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Why is it that perfectly good answers get deleted?

Why is it that certain perfectly good answers get deleted by a few, because they point out Ubuntu's problems? One answer that was deleted is even given in Ubuntu's manual. Another that was deleted was ...
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Extra reputation option

Why can't there be an option, where if you have enough reputation, you can give a small number of reputation. (If the question is really good) Lets say 225 reputation would be the goal for this option....
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Proposal to Change Procedure to Flag Duplicate Answers

This is a proposal on changing this procedure... We'll see where it gets. ;-) Instead of adding a comment mentioning it's a duplicate, answer the question by referring the user to the duplicate ...
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feature request : Reasons for down-votes [duplicate]

I think it is really important to know the reasons for getting down-votes. Feature Description: The users must be asked for providing a valid reason for downvoting a post which already has 5 or more ...
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LMGTFY -is it allowed

If someone is asking a dumb question that could easily be figured out by googling it are we allow to send them a lmgtfy.com link? Assuming we provide an explination for why the question is not ...
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How do i restrict editing on my questions?

I just don't like people messing with my questions on askubuntu, and i don't get all the specifics I need.
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Should we make an IRC channel of this site?

As title says, should we make an IRC channel for this site, like #askubuntu , or what?
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What can I do after my account is gone?

I logged in this morning, and instead of logging in, it asked me to join the community through stack exchange again, and now I am at 101 reputation, instead of the 360 I was at yesterday. How can I ...
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Lets get rid of the localhost tag

The localhost has been on the burner for some time now. Users that know the term, will know that it is the name of the system itself, a network loopback. In the last 30 days, nobody answered any of ...
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Loyal ubuntu member

I have been using Ubuntu sense Ubuntu 6 .I was a helping member of the first Ubuntu. com . I have been a member here sense day one and now i have to get 50 points before i can reply to help some one ....
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Suggestion for changing the vote/accept icons

I'm not sure that most (new) users know how to properly use the vote and accept icons that appear in answers. I know that I didn't for quite some time. I'd like to propose a minor change in the vote ...
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Should there be more privileges for users who have more than 20,000 Reputation points

I was looking at https://askubuntu.com/help/privileges/set-bounties and https://askubuntu.com/help/privileges. I know some users on here have more than 20,000 bounties and any more than 20,000 ...
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Why the "Low Quality" answers reason looks like tyranny of the user? [closed]

If... I am try to add my decisive solution to the existing answers without of any concurrency to differentiate answer set I mean. Should to say it feels look alike some tyranny from the community and ...
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Flagging as off topic describes Super User as being about Windows

When flagging a question as off-topic: not about Ubuntu (through this path: should be closed ..., off-topic because ...), the following text is displayed as an option (emphasis added) This is not ...
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How to deal with nonconstructive comments?

I read some kind of rule on SO or some sub site that were like this (very vague) You should not question the purposes, the if's and how's of why a particular person wan't to do a particular ...
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Bad admin choices regarding a compound question

There is a compound question asked; a question that solicits a CLI method, and a GUI method. I keep seeing places refer to the "partner" repository as a place I can get software, how can I enable ...
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What takes so long to respond?

On other sites on Stack Exchange, I have received quick responses for most of my questions - by quick, I mean within a 24-hour period. I have asked three questions in Ask Ubuntu, and each one of them ...
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Formal policy on duplicate/similar answers for similar questions on Ask Ubuntu?

I've been taking some flak recently for posting duplicate/similar answers to questions that are similar, rather than noting that a duplicate answer may exist, and vtc. I've reviewed some of the 642 ...
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Some users downgrade votes and not give an answer

I think, if AskUbuntu born to help all users, and I agree we can vote down to an answer, but, at least, the user that downgrade the answer, have to answer the question correctly.
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remove one question every 20 minutes limit

Please remove the ridiculous 20 minute wait time for each additional question. I often have more than one question and do not see any reason to waste time. You are disrespecting the members of this ...
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Rejected all of my edits, left the question un-modified and attached a bounty?

I've been working with this question for a while. Ultimately, it's best for the community if the question is deleted. I've submitted fixes to the question, and all of the answers (including flags to ...
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Why that stupid reputation system?

Seriously. I couldn't post images because I didn't have ten "reputation" points. Come on. I posted a link and then people who are able to edit had to turn it into an inline picture. Just, why?
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Please don't close questions that are for "developers"

I see questions on Ask Ubuntu set to on-hold or being closed because they involved bugs and are meant for "developers". Stated in the description for askubuntu.com Ask Ubuntu is a question and ...
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Why was my post deleted?

https://meta.askubuntu.com/a/18459/167850 I see no reason at all. Can anyone explain it?
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Obvious duplicate not being closed

This question: How do I retrieve only the needed line from terminal output? I am kind of shocked by it. Basically they are asking: How to print Nth line? Surely this has been asked before? But, ...
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Chewed out for saying thank you to an Ubunu answer?

In my original post, "Associate PlayOnLinux to Microsoft Office on Ubuntu 14.04," I presented an Ubuntu problem that I was having. I received a reply from Mitch which included an attempt at a solution....
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Is it me or should a new feature be implanted to counter the spambots, or a new ToS? [duplicate]

(THIS IS NOT FOR ASKUBUNTU ONLY! THIS IS FOR THE WHOLE STACKEXCHANGE SITES! DO NOT MARK THIS AS DUPE!) Personally, I dont like spambots. And you should too. Spambots are like your flag wasters, and ...
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You could be antagonizing newcomers [closed]

I've seen answers antagonizing newcomers and people that got out of the mainstream questions that could potentially yield significant learning/lessons. What's the point of using a FOSS system if you'...
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Thank You Everyone

Judging people's questions and dismissing them as "duplicative" fails to help anyone (except the egos of those passing judgment). If multiple people are asking the same question, how about posting ...
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A real question about USB File transfer with Linux stalling mid-way

I don't get this behavioural bit with stack exchange and askunbtu. You look for an answer to a specific problem, and there are multiple responses that say "This question has been asked before", but no ...
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Why is the ability to edit freely based on reputation?

Having edits appear immediately requires a certain reputation. However, most of the edits I suggest get approved. Wouldn't it be better to have this privilege be based on edit quality rather than ...
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Should edits get some rep for upvotes?

I was wondering, why shouldn't edits get a small bit of rep for an upvote? (Like 1 rep for upvoted question 2 for upvoted answer) Because I answered pretty badly, but someone (fabby) edited it and it ...
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People clearly didnt read my post and jumped to judgement

I have a question about my Ask Ubuntu post: General Data Protection Regulations I asked a question, and its contained in the first paragraph, please not the question mark. A appreciate you may not ...
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#TheGreatIncredibleHashTag in the chat rooms

Why doesn't at least the chat make use of the # like the questions use tags, so that someone can say something in chat, then do a # with some text with it, and then if someone clicks on that, then it ...
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Warn on mention of /usr/bin [closed]

There are a lot of questions that mention /usr/bin. I think it would be really advantageous to Ask Ubuntu to have a code-processor such that nothing modified or copied to /usr/bin. Installing stuff ...
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Lets get rid of keyboard and mouse tags

Really, most of this questions are about either: xorg xserver mir unity other DM Alone this tag doesn't tell what the question is about, and there are already tags that fit within that specific ...
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AskUbuntu logins & passwords

Does anyone know? a) Why I can never, ever log in to AskUbuntu? b) Why AB has the strictest password requirement of any site on the planet.
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