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shit key + backspace in unix terminal

When I type shit key + backspace in unix terminal, it will show "2~", may i know how to get rid of this? when this two keys are pressed at same time, I just want it act like normal backspace ...
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How can i prove that f(x,y)=sin(x+y) is differentiable in every point? [on hold]

Prove by the definition of differentiability, it is easy to prove that its partial derivates are continuos in every point. but I want to prove by the definition
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Neurodivergent Community Stackexchange to help form easier communication between non-average individuals?

I'll admit I'm not on the high end. I'm an expert at non-sequitur. One of the INTP's "fallacy fallacy." I would not say that this is not a duplicate of "mental health condition" The worst I have is ...
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Does LastActivityDate for a question from Posts.xml consider answers, comments, votes? [duplicate]

From some answers regarding LastActivityDate, I know that LastActivityDate of a question considers: a) Posting a question, b) Answering a question, c) Edits to either question or answer(s) I want ...
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Allow voting on moderation of moderators [duplicate]

There have been multiple times that moderators have near instantly closed valid questions. This authoritarian action is completely undemocratic. I've found more than multiple times that questions ...
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How to print out the longest tweet out of the 150 tweets using Java and twitter4j? [on hold]

I have some code I have written which can get some posts from a user in twitter. I want some help on one thing. I would like some java code in order for the program to print out the tweet with the ...
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i am locked out of users & groups on high sierra [on hold]

I was making some changes recently, trying to rename my user account from the macOS High Sierra System Preferences, and it seems I've locked myself out from making any changes to Users & Groups ...
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The “Reject and Edit” reason is not always accurate

When you review a suggested edit and select "Reject and Edit" the following reason gets displayed: This edit did not correct critical issues with the post - view the revision history to see what ...
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User icons fail to load in Firefox [duplicate]

In Firefox 66.0.1 (and for a few versions by now), many user icons fail to load on StackExchange pages. For example, on this question, the asker's icon and the icon for the writer of (currently) the ...
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Add an option to skip the “add picture” step when inserting an image into a post

Since a few months ago, one can paste or drag and drop the images directly into the editor: However, for each inserted image, one still has to click on "Add picture". It would be nice to add an ...
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“answered X hours ago by Y” link should go to Y's answer rather than to the top of the question

Each site's home presents a list of recently active questions. For those items that are marked "answered X hours ago by Y", the link goes to the top of the question. When I click on the link, ...
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How do I answer a bug report?

I regularly see bug reports on Meta, occasionally with heavily upvoted answers. When is it appropriate to answer a bug report? How would I write a good answer to a bug report? How could I write an ...
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What do the numbers by the tags on the Recent Tags sidebar mean? [duplicate]

When you have Hot Network Questions disabled on your profile, the Recent Tags and Recent Badges sidebars appear. In the Recent Tags sidebar, there are numbers next to all the tags, like this: ...
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Disable Suggested Tags in Stack overflow [on hold]

How to disable Stack overflow from suggesting tags? Please i really want to disable it. thank you
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A main-page question that can also be interpreted as a meta question. What to know before asking it?

In one site, there is a question (let's call it question 1) in the form "how do I achieve X?". I give an answer in the form "to get X, you must do Y", and people disagree with it. I think they ...
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MathJax error on Android app

Undefined control sequence \pu As far as I can tell, this is something that is supposed to render correctly. I didn't open the page in the browser, but it is being used in both the question and the ...
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Users are able to register apps that look official (for phishing)

Recently, a user was able to register an app with the name "StackOverflow". Alarmed, I tried it myself. If you click this authorization link, you will see: ... which sure looks official. This is ...
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Question tags don't supply information

When; asking, editing or tag editing, the questions tags, no information is supplied to the user except the tag name. Not only do they not supply any information, they can't be middle-clicked to go ...
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Is this possible to build reputation on stackoverflow with the help of stackexchange by asking stupid questions too? [duplicate]

JUST JOINED One of my developer friend told our dev team that he asked "my coach wants me to eat powder to get strong, have muscles . . . What should i do now" on stackexchange. In return he got 1000 ...
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Why the OP does not get link to the deleted post in the reputation tab?

The following is from the FAQ item How do I read the history of my reputation? (current revision) in the part related to removed posts: "When a post gets deleted, the question's title will be shown in ...
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How do you re-ask someone else's question when the existing answers do not work for you?

I have a problem with GitHub Pages, whereby a very simple site (in here) gives a 404 Not Found error. I have tried all eighteen (!) solutions suggested in the different answers to How to fix page 404 ...
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A new answer provides a better solution to the accepted one; can I edit the accepted answer and paraphrase the new one?

I have found a question where the accepted answer is correct, but out-of-date. A newer answer gives a better solution for more recent versions of the library. I am neither the asker nor the answerer,...
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Does Stack Exchange generally “not split off subjects simply to give them their own space”?

On my Area 51 proposal for an anti-natalism site (unilaterally closed and now deleted, as I recorded here, Robert Cartaino commented: This subject is already well-covered by a live Stack Exchange ...
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Reviewers can single-handedly reject suggested edits

I recently found this on Mathematics Meta. The Reject and Edit can be abused to reject single-handedly. There are examples of edits being rejected here, here, here and here. Because when they select ...
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Difference Between Musics Fans Beta and Musics: Practice & Theory

So I've been wanted to join a Stack site pertaining to playing Guitar, Bass, and Banjo and where I can get help learning how to improve technique and get assistance in making TABS for popular songs, ...
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Where should I ask my question about ISP networks?

I tried asking the following in networking, but it does not seem to fit the topics. Maybe there is a better place to ask? I have a pretty general question about how networks work on ISP (Internet ...
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Option to migrate comment to answer? [duplicate]

A lot of times I see answers in comments, especially on questions from HNQ (Hot Network Questions). The trouble is they are sometimes helpful advice or may have many upvotes. I have been flagging such ...
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Question titles cannot be similar to those of a closed question

I wish to ask a question (on any Stack Exchange board) with a similar (or identical) title to a question that is closed. But I'm not able to do this. It seems to me that this is a mistake. If the ...
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1answer
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How do I post Markdown code in a Stack Overflow question? [duplicate]

I have a question about some Markdown code not displaying as expected that I would like to ask on Stack Overflow. If I add the code (which includes triple-back-ticks), it is obviously rendered as an ...
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Make titles clickable for reputation/badges blocks in profile page

On the profile's activity tab there are reputation and badges blocks: Could you please make these titles as clickable links to the corresponding tabs? Reputation Badges There is already link to ...
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1answer
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Why is there sometimes a dot on the review tab when there's nothing in the queues? [duplicate]

I oftentimes have a dot on the review queues tab, normally indicating that there's stuff to review in the queues, yet nothing is available for reviewing, in both main and meta sites. What does it ...
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Stack of questions to ask in future [duplicate]

Sometimes I have several questions simultaneously (for example, I'm reading a paragraph and I don't understand two parts of it) and I want to ask them in this site. However, Stack Exchange just ...
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Why is only Stack Overflow reputation accepted for answering on meta? [on hold]

Ok, I spent about 10 min searching meta and I guess my search foo was just not up to it. My question is, why is that only Stack Overflow reputation is suitable for actions on meta? I thought meta ...
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How can I delete my Stack Exchange Data Explorer account?

How can I delete an account on the Stack Exchange data explorer? I can't find any way to request the deletion when logged in to the account. (Note that SEDE is an independent system. SEDE accounts ...
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Exporting Answers/Questions prior to deleting profile

I was wondering if anyone knew of any good utilities to download all questions/answers? I am about to delete my profile but would like a copy of my work.
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Allow non-English sites to exist in Hot Network Question list based on browser accepted languages

According to this answer (and a comment) all non-English sites are excluded from the HNQ list. In the same time when browser accepted-languages contains a non-English language you can see in some ...
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Let's not be [argumentative]

The tag argumentative seems to be another tag with little use and no clear purpose. Some of the nine current uses are along with subjective where the question refers to the old "subjective and ...
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The default period for the users page is different on Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites

The default period for the /users page is different on Stack Overflow and all other Stack Exchange sites. Previously for the /users page, the default period is set as "week". Now except Stack ...
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Close reason for “cannot reproduce” [on hold]

How should questions be closed where the problem described cannot be reproduced? One example is this question. The exact same thing that the asker describes as not working works perfectly fine for me. ...
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Custom Question Lists: Pre-launch Update

We're really close to launching custom question lists and we're extremely excited to be in the final phases of fine-tuning the back-end notification mechanism and finalizing all of the UX components. ...
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How can I suspend my account (temporarily)?

I would like to shut down my Stack Overflow account temporarily, because of personal reasons. I would like to still have it available, for whenever I decide to return. Is this possible?
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Tag and reputation popups are visible simultaneously

Due to timeout before showing the tag popup on the activity tab of the user profile page you can see the simultaneously appearance of both popups. Here are the gif and stop-frame:
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UX error on new SE login page [duplicate]

So, I see the login page for SE has been updated, which is neat. However, when logging in by email, if I enter my email address and press tab, instead of taking me to the password field, it ...
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Pasting Excel cells as an image [duplicate]

When I copy a cell content from Excel 2013, it is pasted as a regular text to most / all apps . Tried: Skype, Word 2013, Notepad++, Chrome (address bar), other website (Google Help), Windows 10 (...
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How do I earn the Proofreader badge? [duplicate]

How does one go about earning the Proofreader badge? I have attempted looking at other answers and couldn't find much. Is there a detailed process that could be explained please?
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Wrong tab order on the login page [duplicate]

The new login page has the tab order: Username "Forgot Password?" Password It would be nice if this could be changed back to select the password field directly after the username field.
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Earth Science vs. Spanish Language favicons: now with 0% lowercasing!

Coming from here: Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar If you thought they were too similar... check this out: Seems like now both favicons appear as all-uppercase in the small HNQ ...
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Minor alignment issue in improve edit popup window

There is a minor alignment issue in the "Improve Edit" popup window. The text "hide preview" doesn't have proper margin. Screenshot for reference: The alignment issue is not occurred, if I ...
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feature request: develop more ways to build reputation for new users [duplicate]

I don't have an exact solution to offer, but as a longstanding low reputation user I find it frustrating and discouraging that I have to wait for someone to upvote my questions before I can be ...
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Is there a way to see top Stack Overflow users for a particular time range?

Is there any way we can find the top users for a tag given in a particular time period? For example, someone was very active and rose to top 10 for certain tags in 2014 but then changed technologies ...

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