14 votes
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Should I change question title of: Some services won't start a startup?

Something like "Sickbeard and Sabnzbdplus won't start at boot" is a much more specific title, I think you should rename it.
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12 votes
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Are questions starting with "How to..." okay?

I do get irked and usually edit those to "How do I ...", and would accept edits which do the same thing (assuming other changes, if any, are OK). However: It's fairly common here, and people ...
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5 votes

What's your Ubuntu question? Be specific

Reported on Meta.SE, it is a network wide bug... I found 10+ posts across the network with similar titles. My pronouns are He / Him
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5 votes
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What's your Ubuntu question? Be specific

You underestimate the industriousness of our users. There is actually a warning shown: I just got the popup shown above when trying to post a question with no title. I simply never clicked on the ...
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5 votes
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Title cannot contain "../.."

There is a bit of automated rewriting on titles, that strip punctuation other than question marks (and removes spaces before punctuation marks, too). While most of the time this goes largely unnoticed ...
2 votes

Are questions starting with "How to..." okay?

"How to" is a frequently-used phrase, to the extent that you'll find "howto" being used as a generic name. Many people Google "how to…", which means that these questions and their answers will be ...
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2 votes
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Why do certain tags also go in tab title?

From some quick observations, it seems to pick the first tag (ordered by populatiry, descending) that isn't already in the title. If all the tags are in the title, it won't prepend anything. All the ...
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