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What Zanna said is 100% correct and self answers are encouraged but the down votes have nothing to do with self answers, as the questions were voted up. Let's look at your answers Dell Inspiron does not go into GRUB after shutdown from Kubuntu I think I found the answer. I disabled to Legacy ROM option in the BIOS settings while leaving UEFI enabled. ...


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Thanks for posting the solutions you found to your own problems. This is a great thing to do and the site has some ways of encouraging it - for example, this little message next to the checkbox to post your own answer seems quite inviting to me: Even more encouragingly, we have this badge I probably spend more time than most users looking at self-...


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You can mark it as the accepted answer. It's not automatic though. There are scenarios where you might have multiple options to accomplish the same thing. You might prefer somebody else's answer (and mark that as accepted) but still want your answer available to other people. In terms of reputation, you don't get the +2 for marking an answer to your ...


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When you have an answer ban, you cannot post any answers. At all. Not even to your own questions. All answers are blocked when you have an answer-posting ban. This is part of the system. You can't post any answers on a site where you have an answer ban until you resolve the issue which got you answer-banned to begin with, and show other positive ...


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I want to add a bit to the two already existing excellent answers. if you solved a problem by using some guaranteed-to-solve methods (such as re-installing Ubuntu, removing it etc), then my advice would be not to use the answer section to say that your problem is gone now. Because the answers are there for future visitors who can get help from them and ...


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