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Question correctly flagged as duplicate, should I delete it?

Good quality duplicates are good. You can leave your question there. Other people might land on your post and find the excellent answers posted to the other one through the link.
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Duplicate question one with a (unaccepted) answer the other with none

An upvote to the answer will make it possible to close the other one against it. The criteria for being able to use a question as the target of a duplicate closure are the same as for the system to ...
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What do we do with these 5 questions about Software Center from today?

What do we do about these kinds of situations/this specific case? On the broader side of things, it's exactly the same as any other question, just a little more urgent. Deal with them. Get them ...
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What do we do with these 5 questions about Software Center from today?

All the questions on this have been dupe-closed as duplicates of 'Software' keeps crashing after updating to 22.04 I have posted an answer on that question which points to the Snapcraft ...
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Duplicate questions about Slack v4.27.154

Some great detective work! I have closed 2-4 as duplicates of your number 1 question as there is a basic premise of: Slack currently is broken, revert to an older version. Doubtless there will be more ...
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Why was my question closed as a duplicate?

I believe the reason your question was closed is that you asked about a specific ppa, but this was already answered in a generic way. The reasoning here is that from the generic information about ...
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What is a duplicate?

A request for more information is not an answer and therefore not a duplicate. It does not provide a working solution to the asked question. Please see: https://askubuntu.com/help/duplicates In ...
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"Errors on boot" duplicate questions

To expand a little on my thoughts, expressed in the comments above: Questions related to ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) warnings on boot are in fact in over supply on Ask Ubuntu. ...
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What are common canonical questions for our site?

Needed: I broke my system by messing about with python. How do I fix it? I used the directions on a website to install wine and broke my system. How do I fix it?
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Why was my question closed as a duplicate?

I would guess that the reason your question was closed as a duplicate was that either it was the same as the duplicated question or else the people judging it did not read either your question, the ...
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"Errors on boot" duplicate questions

As per Andrew's suggestion, I've updated the canonical questions thread, and included the suggested base answer, as well as all Esther's findings. Please upvote or improve the canonical answer, if you ...
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Copy a screenshot of an area to clipboard

There has not been huge discussion of this issue but it has been a good time to visit the idea of merging. The following quote from the Moderator Cheat Sheet goes to the crux of the issue when merging ...
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