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Please only advise if you actually have something to say on the subject

I would say you are describing fanboys. Mint fanboys, Nemo fanboys, Gnome fanboys, "my software of choice is better than yours" fanboys and generally speaking "my dad is stronger than yours" fanboys ...
Andrea Lazzarotto's user avatar
11 votes

Can we please stop telling people to use "apt-get" when simply "apt" accomplishes the same thing?

Even when keeping in mind What is the difference between apt and apt-get? there is still no logical reason to enforce using apt over apt-get/apt-cache. An extra second or two to type 4-6 extra ...
Thomas Ward's user avatar
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Can we please stop telling people to use "apt-get" when simply "apt" accomplishes the same thing?

We all know the difference: What is the difference between apt and apt-get? Both have their merit as both work for the task they are designed to. This also means there is no reason why we should ...
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How to answer questions using a previous answer

If a question is going to be, or to put it another way, is clearly justified in being1, closed as a duplicate, then you might prefer to guide the OP in the comments as to which answer you recommend ...
Zanna's user avatar
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How to answer questions using a previous answer

Answering Questions with a Link to a Previous Answer From what I have seen in 'Ask Ubuntu General Room', it is agreed that answering a question with a Link in a major sin. Likewise posting a comment ...
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Please only advise if you actually have something to say on the subject

Edit As Zacharee1 pointed out it appears that CelticWarrior has recommended OP to install lighter version of Ubuntu due to their hardware. In this case, I agree that this is a reasonable suggestion. ...
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