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If the question is on topic and generally fits the site, it should stay. A question with a trivial answer can always be put on hold. For example: This describes a problem that can't be reproduced that seemingly went away on its own or was only relevant to a very specific period of time. It's off-topic as it's unlikely to help future readers. If this ...


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I'm not an Ask Ubuntu user, but network-wide policy is that only substantial and re-usable Q&A is on-topic at Stack Exchange. A question that may be entirely answered by pointing out a typo is trivial and is not useful for others. It should be put on hold, and deleted. I would certainly argue against undeletion. which made me feel less like a human ...


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I'm not certain I'm really qualified to talk about this, but I will. Interestingly, it appears that the problems with the commands in that question were not only typos, but a combination of typos and actual mistakes in the structures of the commands. An answer has been posted and accepted (and I just noticed it was you who answered it), highlighting what ...


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This isn't really an answer but you've given me a sort-of-opportunity to voice this particular opinion. At Unix and Linux closing questions as no-repro when the problem is caused by a typo error in the command is a policy. I think it is a bad policy, or it is too difficult to apply well, and I don't want us to adopt it here. The main problem as I see it is ...


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