23 votes

Let's NOT participate in the one-rep voting experiment

I assumed this was opt in, so the default would be for us to not be in it, but if isn't, I'd agree, we shouldn't be in it. Ask Ubuntu is a top-5 Stack Exchange site in terms of registered users (№ 3!),...
muru's user avatar
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9 votes

How do we change the policy of Ask Ubuntu if votes are low in Ask Ubuntu Meta?

Thanks for posting about this topic. I think it is a real problem that meta participation has declined, because if a smaller proportion of site users participate in meta, the site becomes less ...
Zanna's user avatar
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9 votes

Only close if there is a good reason. Don't just close bad questions - that's what downvoting is for

No, that kind of questions shall be shot on sight. It's a homework programming question. Homework questions are ok (at least IMO) when: They're explained well enough. That's the bare minimum for ...
kos's user avatar
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7 votes

Isn't it weird that you type upgrades and get updates?

The definitions of both update and upgrade come from Debian, not Ubuntu. If you want those terms changed, you must convince the Debian community (not us). If Debian changed the definitions tomorrow, ...
user535733's user avatar
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7 votes

Let's NOT participate in the one-rep voting experiment

Just a counterpoint, consider the type of traffic we get. Ask Ubuntu is a technical site, making us somewhat less sticky than the er, deductive science sites. A lot of our traffic follows this pattern:...
Oli's user avatar
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5 votes

What do you consider a well received question?

I believe for the badges (Curious, Inquisitive and Socratic), a "well-received question" means that the question itself has a positive score, i.e. 1 or more. This can be 2 positives and 1 ...
Artur Meinild's user avatar
4 votes

Isn't it weird that you type upgrades and get updates?

You are misunderstanding what the words are referring to. Which is understandable, it isn't particularly obvious. However, apt update will update the list of available packages. On the other hand apt ...
terdon's user avatar
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3 votes

How do we change the policy of Ask Ubuntu if votes are low in Ask Ubuntu Meta?

People not voting on site policies and more generally not taking part in Meta means they accept how site policies are being managed, else they would engage and vote. As far as specific questions to be ...
Paul's user avatar
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1 vote

Let's NOT participate in the one-rep voting experiment

At the risk of just so many downvotes, I'd like to share my experience as a new user. I have posted one question on the forum. Within about 2 hours I got an answer. Unfortunately, it was just a "...
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