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What does our community need? (Magic wand time in MSE)

I posted my answer there already. I will reproduce it here: Archive feature On Ask Ubuntu we have a lot of questions, and especially a lot of answers, which were super relevant and useful to a lot of ...
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Is Ask Ubuntu sponsored by Canonical?

Via Monica on the Canonical Community Team, I was given the following content to share on behalf of Canonical: Sorry for the delay! Here's the quote from Thibaut in marketing: We granted them for ...
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What does our community need? (Magic wand time in MSE)

Better integration with other forms of Ubuntu documentation. Many of the questions that we answer are already addressed in documentation. But those answers are hard to find, hard to understand for ...
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Is Ask Ubuntu sponsored by Canonical?

Stack Exchange I contacted Stack Exchange regarding this on 17th August, 2021 at 8:10 PM Indian Standard Time (approximately). Screenshot of https://askubuntu.com/contact after pressing "Submit&...
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What's your Ubuntu story?

When I turned twenty one I immigrated to Canada from California. I brought everything I could fit on the back of my Flat Head Harley. I did a drafting course in 1972 and loved it. Decided to become a ...
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What's your Ubuntu story?

My Ubuntu Story™ is probably one of the geekier examples that one might read about, as the Ubuntu aspect starts in 2004 with a conversation on Usenet1 that migrated over to Slashdot before becoming a ...
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What to do with a downvoted answered question on Ask Ubunbu?

What does the community want to do? There's honestly not much the community can do here, other than try to perhaps help you understand why your previous question(s) were poorly received so that you ...
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Community Ads not being displayed

I just double checked the reporting tools used for the Community Ads, and can confirm the ads submitted in the initiative on this site are being displayed around 200~300 times a day each. You may not ...
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What does our community need? (Magic wand time in MSE)

A move-to-chat button on demand There are certain questions which will require some back and forth to arrive at a working solution. The current system only prompts you to move to chat after some 20 ...
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What does our community need? (Magic wand time in MSE)

Obsolete Answer Flag In many cases the answer with the most upvotes is simply the one that has been here longest. Often these high vote answers are totally obsolete and no longer work. It was much ...
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What to do with a downvoted answered question on Ask Ubunbu?

I predict the exact topic you asked about is one we will see pop up many, many times as people upgrade to 22.04, since apt now throws this warning, which it didn't do before. So there is absolutely ...
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