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How to edit my question to add clarification
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Any user who posts a question or answer on Ask Ubuntu or Ask Ubuntu Meta has the privilege of editing his/her own post. Click the small gray edit button under the post to start editing it. The edit ...

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Guidance does not exist here
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Look right under the question's title where it links to its duplicate question: This question already has an answer here: Enable graphics card in VirtualBox  3 answers

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ROS is not an OS but a framework, please reopen my question
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I edited the ros tag to make it easier to understand, and I edited these other framework tags: tinyos, katoolin and zend. I will try to implement any requests for improvements in framework tags, ...

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Scheduling lessons for 10th anniversary celebration classroom
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Introduction to software installation Saturday October, 10 14:00-16:00 UTC In case you missed it: lesson transcript

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Ask Ubuntu new site theme coming soon
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If you dislike having the space on the left-hand side of the page being used for navigation links, there is a Hide left navigation setting in the Stack Overflow site preferences which works well for ...

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Why not an answer flag declined?
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Sometimes I don't feel self-confident enough to flag an answer without commenting below it to explain the reason why I flagged it to other reviewers, but I think it's safe to flag link-only answers ...

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Which flag should be raised for answers about Kali Linux?
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The OP wrote in the first sentence of his answer: We tried Kali & Ubuntu Linux on Crouton with Enlightment desktop and got the same error. The OP also posted the following comment below his ...

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Automatically wrapping lines in Ask Ubuntu
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Click the gray circle with a question mark inside it in the upper right corner of the Ask Ubuntu markdown editor to show the link for advanced help (in red letters) which tells all the rules for ...

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Can there be an icewm tag?
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I created a new tag for icewm and tagged all of the questions about IceWM that needed to be tagged with it.

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Can I ask questions about Linux Mint here?
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Questions about other Linux distributions that are not supported by Canonical are off topic at Ask Ubuntu. Questions about other Linux distributions can be asked on Unix & Linux Q&A.

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Giving away bounties this December 2019
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Pros and cons of installing Ubuntu alongside Windows Boot Manager Bounty suggested: 250 Reason suggested: The accepted answer to this question says I have personally messed 4 laptop hard disks ...

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Question about Katoolin is being close voted as off-topic because it's "not about Ubuntu"
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The question about Katoolin has not been closed, and now it shows that there aren't any close votes. I think the root of the problem is that new users who want ask a question about using Kali Linux ...

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I want to close this as "too broad"
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This question has an interesting accepted answer and some other useful answers that were upvoted a few times. Based on the potential usefulness of its answers I would vote to leave the question open ...

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How to enter system files and terminal output in questions and answers?
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Click the gray circle with a question mark inside it in the upper right corner of the Ask Ubuntu markdown editor to show the link for advanced help (in red letters) which tells all the rules for ...

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Why does the tag `kali-linux-tools` even exist? It would help if it were removed
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This question has been resolved by edits that were made to the kali-linux-tools tag by Artur Meinild. EDIT: Added the following - Artur The suggested change focused more on what Kali Linux tools (and ...

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Standards for editing
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Walls of text should be separated into paragraphs to make posts more readable. Paths should be formatted as code. Example: /path/to/file Errors should usually be formatted the same as code inside a ...

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How can we be safe about code from this site that we install?
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Stack Overflow is far ahead of Ask Ubuntu at reviewing code because it's a programming website. In addition to Stack Overflow's normal way of reviewing code by users who volunteer to be reviewers and ...

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Does it make sense to kill this question?
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I recommend not deleting this question because it is a very useful question according to these metrics. It has 95 upvotes and has been viewed 122,813 times. 20 questions are linked to it, and of ...

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Dealing with past-EOL release questions
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According to What topics can I ask about here? in the Ask Ubuntu Help Center questions you should avoid asking at Ask Ubuntu include: Support for versions for Ubuntu releases past their "End of ...

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Do I need to be logged in to Ask Ubuntu to see if I received an answer to my question?
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You don't need to be logged in to Ask Ubuntu to only read questions and answers, but you do need to be logged in to vote, accept an answer, comment, mark your question as a duplicate of another ...

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Can these VMWares be un-merged?
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When a commonly used canonical question does not serve its intended purpose it is appropriate to create a new dupe target, including by unmerging an existing merged question that would be a better ...

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How does this works?
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You are also a user at Stack Overflow, so I suggest you try following the steps of Stack Overflow's question guided mode. This step-by-step wizard will guide you through the steps of asking a good ...

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Can't log in to Ask Ubuntu from my new computer - works fine on the old one
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The "secret" to changing accounts on computers is that Firefox has a master password + sync feature that enables syncing website passwords across all your devices with the website passwords protected ...

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Add icon to the composing editor to format keyboard shortcuts
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I suggest positioning the keyboard shortcut icon right after the Emphasis icon, also called the Italics icon, which looks like this: I think it would look a little bit ugly there, but I don't care ...

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Is [top-bar] just another [panel]?
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Usage of top-bar and panel is a little bit confusing either way whether they are linked together as synonyms or not, but in my opinion it would be less confusing if top-bar was made synonymous with ...

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Accepted Netflix answer is incorrect
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The most correct answer was being eclipsed by an incorrect answer. Now that previously incorrect answer has been updated and that kludge has been partially fixed. I say partially fixed because the ...

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About Linux Mint 18
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From Ask Ubuntu Help Center What topics can I ask about here?: Questions that you should avoid: Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Backtrack, Gnome-Remix (prior to 13.04), budgie-remix (16.04 and 16....

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Again three VLQ flags have been declined. Can anyone explain?
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I used to use the VLQ flag on Ask Ubuntu, and it seemed to be working OK, but starting about 1½-2 years ago I started repeatedly getting declined/disputed reviews on my VLQ flags, so I almost never ...

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Shouldn’t we lower the close/reopen vote threshold?
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I don't advocate lowering the vote threshold for closing questions from 5 to 3 like Stack Overflow does for two reasons. Stack Overflow has many more users than Ask Ubuntu in general and many more ...

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Finding relevant aswers
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More relevant and up-to-date content will be available in places where it is easy to find if posting it is encouraged. Sometimes it is equally as important to reopen canonical closed questions as it ...

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