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Blacklist the [installation] tag

This is done. Attempting to use this tag - or edit any post that currently uses it - will result in the following error: Which also links to this discussion: Should we split the installation tag into ...
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Let's burninate [mint]

We also have various windows tags as well as e.g. macosx, kali or debian although we do not support questions that are specific to those foreign operating systems. Their main purpose are dual-boot ...
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I think we should block the [freeze] tag

I think we should allow the freeze tag to exist and change the usage guidance. Freezes are a common problem with some specific known causes and that can often be resolved with specific courses of ...
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5 votes
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Fix the Linux tag blacklist

This is now fixed and active. Ping me if there are problems down the line.
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3 votes
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Blocking questions about Wubi?

TL;DR Wubi was only "discontinued" by a very strange sense of that term, as it continues shipping on official Ubuntu ISOs and working. Furthermore, even if we were to consider Wubi unsupported ...
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End of Life for [lts]?

IMHO it's a useless tag. We should burn it in favor of the more specific tags 12.04, 14.04, etc. I have to agree with @NathanOsman when he says "I can't think of a legitimate reason for using this ...
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2 votes
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Do we really need or want the "post" tag?

No! We don't want or need a post tag. Why? The term is clearly ambiguous and in my opinion unlikely to be a favourite. As it seems to me that tags are used to locate questions within ones area of ...
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Do we really need or want the "post" tag?

I think that the confusion exist because the "post" tag does not have meaning or the possible meanings are misleading : are we talking about the act "to post" or the content ? If we are talking about ...
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