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Which community for a Linux question on network configuration for super users? [duplicate]

Every time I go to ask a tricky Linux networking programming question I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to select the correct community. I find similar questions in multiple communities. It ...
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Invoke-SQLcmd : Incorrect syntax near '@'. Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Procedure , Line 5 [on hold]

I am trying to get Remote Server hardware specs and would like to insert them into SQL Server table which is also on a remote server. I am getting the following error. Invoke-SQLcmd : Incorrect ...
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Area 51 navigation bar doesn't display properly in half-window mode

When in half-windowed mode, the Area 51 top navigation bar's dark blue background breaks on the right side of the screen, showing the text over the background image, in Firefox and Chrome.
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Change my user name? [duplicate]

I just signed in Stack exchange with my Gmail Id and it gave generated user name... How do I change the name? And why this tag option is necessary? I'm new to this app.
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How does a network-wide suspension work when the account is unsuspended on at least one site?

I've run into an account that seems to be hitting some edge cases with the network wide suspension process. From what I understand, accounts with a network-wide suspension are prevented from creating ...
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bug: lost reputations after deleting a question and undeleting it! [duplicate]

When we delete a question the reputation gained or lost because of the question is recovered. But, when we un-delete the question the reputation is not changed! e.g. You have 100 reputation and you ...
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Including a quick drop-down list of possible changes in edit summary [duplicate]

More often than not, people edit other's questions to rephrase the question for clarity, fixing grammar, corrections of spellings, adding MathJax, reformatting to improve readability, removing ...
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How to view/copy source of a message in chat?

When I see a message in chat and I want to know how it was written, what do I do? This might be useful for example if I do not know how some other user achieved some special formatting in chat. (For ...
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The question wizard might be useful for Meta Stack Exchange too; should we give it a try?

tl;dr Due to the special nature of Meta and the high rate of "lost souls", should we try out the Ask a Question Wizard here on Meta Stack Exchange too? General idea In case anyone doesn't know yet, ...
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Could new users be prompted to edit instead of commenting? [duplicate]

It's very common to ask for additional information on a question. This is perhaps most common with new users who are a little unfamiliar with the need to put all relevant information in their ...
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Community user profile has a non-HTTPS link

I was recently reading about Community, when I noticed this ironic, very minor, problem in its profile: the link to an answer in its profile is not HTTPS. However, StackExchange moved to HTTPS ...
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Stack Overflow increasingly unfriendly to newbies [on hold]

As a newbie to posting on Stack Overflow I wanted to give feedback as there are a couple of elements which I have felt are a little unfriendly. I created an account here several years ago but haven'...
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Help new users with *effectively placed* guidance

(I wrote this and was pointed here to Meta.) At Network Engineering we get very many questions which are off-topic, typically for being homework, repeats, or not fulfilling the non-obvious but quite ...
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Multi-Topic / Cross-Topic Question: Search Visibility (Tags?) topic-coordination [duplicate]

I have a question, that I am having some trouble figuring out myself, as it involves a little bit of engineering, and I'm not familiar with engineering of these types of systems and my algebra is a ...
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Can comments be moved from an answer to the question?

I mistakenly added a comment to an answer rather than to the original question as I had intended. Others responded and there are now five comments in the wrong place. Is there some way to move those ...
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When an account is scheduled for deletion, make every action reset the timer

Consider the following scenario: A high-reputation user schedules their account for deletion – which has 24 hours time. 23 hours and fifty minutes later, the user engages in vandalic activity. This ...
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Dealing with HNQ drama before it happens - how do we deal with questions that can lead to trouble?

Sometimes stuff creeps into HNQ that doesn't belong. While I'm a moderator of one site that doesn't get into the HNQ, and the worst I'd face on the other is a question that's decidedly meh, having a ...
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Can Stack Exchange add a notice for users creating accounts via Launchpad auth, Launchpad login works only for askubuntu.com & not all SE sites

References: Ubuntu reply - https://answers.launchpad.net/launchpad/+question/680400 My previous question regarding this topic Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018 I opened this issue with ...
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Which Stack Exchange sites support Launchpad log ins? [duplicate]

The first and most important question, which Stack Exchange sites support Launchpad authentication? Second follow-up question Why does Stack Exchange not support Launchpad authentication on all its ...
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Email links don't open the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

EDIT: I was offline for the last few hours, so I couldn't look at the other question of which this one here was a duplicate. It is not a duplicate, because the linked question mentions Stack ...
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Are suspensions considered infallible? [on hold]

I'd suppose and hope that the bulk of users who are served with suspensions, (i.e. given a 1 rep., and banned from asking or answering questions), merit their bans, and the SE network is much better ...
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Wouldn' t be benefitial for the “End-User” to deploy a greater litter of forums for particular SEs and the general SE? [on hold]

In the following spirit: The example is based on a fictitious SE, inhabited by klein-earthers, or people that research the earth having a klein bottle shape... Litter of a particular SEs https://...
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Is there a direct way to access questions in the Stack Exchange Android app?

Is there a direct/fast way to access a certain [tag] on a certain (site) from the Stack Exchange Android app? I currently do: Open the app Open side window Choose site (for example, Stack ...
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1answer
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Show Tags in HNQ Sidebar [duplicate]

Old related post from 8 years ago: Add tags next to the question in list of hot questions As of now, there's no way to see the tags on a Hot Network question in the sidebar without clicking into it. ...
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What's going on with revision number?

I just saw that site revision is 1.0.0.0 Someone just dropped it to default state, or there is integer overflow?
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Will the design related bugs be accepted for non-100% scale factor since responsiveness is available?

Before the responsive design era all design related bugs that happen only on non-100% scale factor of the page were considered as invalid, i.e. not-a-bug. Nowadays many SE pages already have ...
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1answer
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Won Announcer badge even without sharing the link externally [duplicate]

A few hours ago, I won an Announcer (Bronze) badge on Ask Different. The message under achievements tab said: You've earned the "Announcer" badge (Share a link to a question later visited by 25 ...
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Unable to rollback to previous revision

I edited my answer because the information was no longer accurate. However, after editing I found that the formatting was broken, so I rolled it back to the previous version. Unfortunately after the ...
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Is the community bot ruining the community by bumping old posts?

I have been an active member of UX Stack Exchange for a little over 2 years and in that time, I have noticed the Community bot push years old posts to the top of the questions homepage. Now, I ...
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Which technology/framework is used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile app?

I am just curious to know - which technology/framework is used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile app? Is it native Android and native iOS (Swift/Objective-C) or hybrid frameworks (React Native, ...
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Site analytics does not show Duck Duck Go as a referring site anymore, Help Center text should be changed

Got the site analytics privilege recently at SO, and the privilege page in the Help Center says: There are a few oddities in the data: • DuckDuckGo shows up as a referring site and not a ...
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1answer
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Can not unstar own message in chat [duplicate]

I accidently pinned my own message. I managed to unpin it, but it still remained as starred. When I try to unstar the message I get a message saying that I can not star my own message, and the ...
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Reviewing a suggested edit should count as an action in the First Posts/Late Answers review queues

When reviewing First Posts or Late Answers, one of the options offered by the UI is to review a pending suggested edit on the post; the 'edit (1)' link invites you to do so. However, after returning ...
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Shall I accept an answer that answers part of my question?

So I bet you all met into a scenario, where someone wrote a good, detailed answer which answers part (or most, or the core) of your question. Then should you mark it as accepted? Or should you just ...
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How can I get someone knowledgeable to review my rejected edit? [duplicate]

Yesterday I made a small but important edit to this answer. But when I came back today to check that my edit had been reviewed and accepted, I noticed that my edit had been approved by three reviewers,...
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Profile picture display problem [duplicate]

Bug User Saketh Malyala's profile picture isn't displayed. My Observations Profile picture's image location: https://graph.facebook.com/384396958435934/picture?type=large Opening this URL, one is ...
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When a comment doesn't contravene the CoC but gets deleted all the same

I often delete my own comments when there are typos, when they might be interpreted in the wrong way, or their wording needs improvement. I also do my utmost to delete comments that are no longer ...
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Where is Experience Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I'm looking for "Experience Stack Exchange" or probably "Personal Experience Stack Exchange" site (I can't recall the exact name) but can't find it. I used to visit it few years ago or so. On that ...
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Message that questions are being hidden when none actually are [duplicate]

On Science Fiction & Fantasy, I have a few tags ignored ([a-song-of-ice-and-fire], [dune], and [fan-fiction]). I've set them to be completely hidden, not just grayed out. This works completely as ...
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I'd like to be able to see “Unfriendly” flags lodged against me

I think it would be beneficial to be able to see comments of mine that have had unfriendly flags ("It contains harassment, bigotry, or abuse." and "It's unfriendly or unkind.") lodged against them. ...
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Please implement a way to see post timestamps on the mobile site

On the desktop site, when looking at posts that are recent enough, sometimes the site just says "1 hour ago." However, if I hover over it, it shows a nice little timestamp: I would love to be able ...
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What is the right place to ask about web applications' desktop software?

Google Backup and Sync is completely undocumented software, so Stack Exchange seems like a good place to ask questions especially strictly like "what happens when you tick this option?". The problem ...
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Why can 10k users see the so-called “deleted” posts? [duplicate]

Since deleted posts are visible to 10k users why isn't the button called hide or the post really deleted? What is the reason that 10k users can still see them? Isn't the purpose of deleting something ...
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Unify login across all Stack Exchange sites

Currently, almost every Stack Exchange site has its own login area, meaning the browsers login auto fill doesn't always work. For example: Stack Overflow login: stackoverflow.com/users/login Physics ...
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Separate the global low-rep posting timeout into a “Meta” and “Not Meta” timeout

After having asked "You can only post once every 40 minutes": Why is this timeout applied to a site *and* its meta? Should it be? and fallen down the rabbit hole of duplicates therefrom, I ...
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“You can only post once every 40 minutes”: Why is this timeout applied to a site *and* its meta? Should it be? [duplicate]

Just a few minutes ago, I went to post a question on the Android Enthusiasts meta, to ask them to make a tag for the model of phone I had just asked a question about, since it didn't exist and thus I ...
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“Move comments to chat” has stopped deleting the comments

The move comments to chat option doesn't delete the comments, even when I select the "Also delete the moved comments from the post" button. (Have tried it multiple times). This seems to be happening ...
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What is the correct chat flag to flag “unfriendly” messages?

During the new update to comment flags, a new option "It's unfriendly or unkind" was added. This is different from the "It contains harassment, bigotry, or abuse." comment flag. As I understand, the ...
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How to search for posts that contain any of a set of words?

A long time ago, the Stack Exchange search engine would return posts that matched any one of the search terms. After complaints, a new search engine changed that. Now it only returns posts that match ...
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Should I edit abusive posts?

When I see a abusive post that is a bit beyond PG-13 like: Go punch sand you lint-licker I will flag it as abusive but I feel like I shouldn't leave such profanities up for other people to see ...

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