Bruno Pereira
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Should reputation be reduced over time, when a user is inactive?
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What? No! Why? Nooooooo, no no no no... Motivation? What? It's not that you are payed to contribute on the site... It's about helping others, why should you "reward" for being a good contributor ...

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Do custom kernels constitute off-topicness?
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From the Ask Ubuntu FAQ page: We welcome questions about: Using and administering Ubuntu, including official Ubuntu derivatives. Running third-party applications on Ubuntu. ...

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Answering questions in OP's language
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As far as other languages we have extended discussions about it already in meta, the key points are: We use English to communicate in the site, both Questions or Answers should be written using a ...

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I accepted an answer to my question - does that mean I should upvote it, too?
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16 votes

No, no need for that. But... Up vote great content and correct information that helps directly solve issues on the site. Was there effort? Get that guy some rep! Was it sloppy, confusing and all in ...

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Can we ask questions about games on Ubuntu?
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Making software run in Ubuntu is totally on topic for the site. So installing and making a game run are fine. Questions about playing the game should be in arqade.

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Why was my reputation removed?
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When 2 (or more) users keep voting mostly for each other with no apparent reason (ie, I spend all my votes on a active day here in the site, but they are given to random users) the system has a bad ...

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It is not necessary for questions to contain the word "Ubuntu" for it to be on-topic on Ask Ubuntu
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14 votes

I agree, it seems that the hordes of fans that Ask Ubuntu has sometimes make use of their close votes in a unfair way. The help section of the site clearly states: Using and administering Ubuntu, ...

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Which Stackexchange site should I use to ask questions about the Windows OS?
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Super User, as declared by Jokerdino. That will probably be the best place for those.

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Should spam-only accounts always be deleted?
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14 votes

Logical simple way of viewing it lets us divide this in 2 types of spam: The post related to the question in case (as in: it could be an answer) but connected to a commercial product/information or ...

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Please blacklist the 'bug' tag
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14 votes

Yes, the tag should be blacklisted. I cannot see any useful use of the tag, so I propose that: Community members go through the tag page and on relevant posts replace it with packages, package-...

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Does anyone know what's up with this question?
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The whole thing is trash. There is a lot of immaturity and noise on the whole thing, both the question and the answer. Users of Ask Ubuntu need to focus a bit more on the quality of their posts and ...

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What about EasyBCD?
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If its about using or repairing a Ubuntu system, or fixing the issues caused by a broken boot loader while trying to install Ubuntu, why not? Does not matter if the software you are using is Windows ...

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Questions relating to installation of software in Wine
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From my personal experience I know that depending on the Ubuntu release you can see some applications that are supported and have good ratings in WineHQ getting messed up or even not working. Even ...

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How to remove a wrong flag?
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10 votes

You can't, flags are not reversible and you will have to trust the moderators and other more privileged users good judgement.

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Privilege for editing tags is at 500 rep but I already have done it before!
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10 votes

Before you reach 500 reputation all your tag edits are revised by some one with more reputation, namely someone with more than 2000. So yes, you have edited tags, yes you have gotten your badge for ...

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108 Rep, but only earned 8
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The 100 extra rep come (as you probably know) from joining in another site from the Stack Exchange network. Still those do not count when facing a protected question as the one you linked. Protected ...

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Should "ubuntu" and "linux" be kept on question titles?
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Edit that out, make them questions, review the body of the post and improve it to reflect the title. Daily job, daily task, those have no need to be there. We all know what the site is all about ;)

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Applications, application and software tags must die!
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YES, remove them. I cannot see any useful use of the tag, so I propose that: Community members go through the tag page, and on relevant questions replace the applications tag by software-...

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How to handle duplicate answers that add nothing?
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9 votes

For most users that have a problems reviewing answers and checking who is what in a duplicate posted answer with the same content there is a tool you can use to check the exact timing it took for ...

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Is it possible to restore my deleted account
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Short answer is no, there is no method to recover your account. According to the stack exchange team there is no "recovery" method available and everything would need to be rebuilt by hand, and that ...

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Should a question not have at least as many upvotes as answers?
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Yes/No/Maybe, its up to you, are all answers to your question. This is personal and case dependent. In my view everything I edit is perfect (up to my low standards of just good enough most of the ...

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Isn't the first step to post a comment rather than vote to close?
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People get closed posts wrong. Closing a posts means that either there is no quality in it enough to meet the site's standards, or simply its a useless question (either a dupe, or really not a post ...

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Do we want to burninate the move tag?
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Yes, it is more then useless since it does not specify anything palpable or that a user keeping it as a favorite will find it useful for tracking anything.

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Can I search for posts by multiple tags?
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7 votes

Use [] to delimit tags, you can use multiple tag queries with them, ie: [wine] [packages]

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Can a moderator please symlink x11 to xorg?
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Its done. x11 is now a sym of xorg.

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can I ask the same question again
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Why not just create a better answer to the one existing? If in their core they ask the same then that makes them a duplicate. Make a better answer and post it in the existing one.

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Why my account is not deleted yet?
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You will need to wait for action, it is not automatically done. Patience is the key, even for rushed actions.

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"Another user Is editing this post" warning
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7 votes

This is already implemented as far as I know The editing race - the slackers always win

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Is it ok to post someone's question in general chat?
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7 votes

As long as you are not in the middle of some other discussion and its a proper question feel free to post them on the the chat room. Don't over do it ofc, no flooding of information will you get any ...

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How can we handle users that continually copy paste answers without citing a source?
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7 votes

Simply copying information, word by word or big chunks of it, without citing the source is wrong. I don't care how you see it or what license the information is shared from. You should work the ...

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