24 questions linked to/from How do I recommend software in my answers?
A strange case of a deleted answer
Something strange has happened to me. In the post Unable to recover hard disk drive after failed formatting due to sudden power outage, the user asked for ways to fix his failed WD disk. I have ...
How to do better edits in the future?
When reading such answers, I find it useful to: have the answer edited when an obsolete link is dead (the second link is dead) have screenshots to quickly see how the GUI looks like (the question is ...
Can I add my GitHub repository link in answers?
I've recently posted an answer https://superuser.com/a/1313540/726810 and the procedure requires some programming knowledge. I've a open source GPL repository in GitHub where I provided the already ...
Why did I have all but one reputation point removed and get accused of spamming?
I was browsing through questions and all of a sudden my reputation on Super User dropped from 16 to 1, this I am sure of, and I can't seem to find a reason why. On the other hand, I think my ...
My answer was deleted: why, and what should I do now?
I have a question about my Super User post: How do I play audio though jackd from console? Hi. I submitted an answer to superuser, but my answer was deleted. I've checked the list of possible causes ...
How should I deal with link-only answers where the information in the link can't be copied?
Usually link-only answers are considered low quality and their author is encouraged to edit them to include the relevant part of the linked page in the answer itself and if they don't do so, their ...
A useful question was put on hold after six years due to software recommentation, how to respond?
I've been pondering this for the last couple of days. I was researching ways to verifiy ripped audio files and found this question which I found very useful. I thought it was a good sensible question....
Link only answer with many steps
This is my answer. I've searched a bit in meta and I think I've got a feel of what should be done with link-only answers. However, in that question, there are some options for real-time ...
Want to contribute useful answer to old question, but has low quality lock despite only 3 answers
Recently, I've developed a solution for bulk searching excel spreadsheets for keywords, after doing research on various sites, including superuser, and finding there was no real universal solution, I ...
Question about computer software with 37 up-votes closed after six years?
Concerning question Can I create a new session in another tab or window in Google Chrome? This is surprising to me for multiple reasons. It's not off-topic, but it was closed It was deleted OK, let'...
When should a moderator not use his super-powers?
I am asking this question because of a recent encounter with a moderator on this post. A moderator asked me to add an example to my answer, and when I didn't, he just deleted my answer. Some extra ...
Bad audit answer
I just failed this audit answer: You can use ClickMonitorDDC http://clickmonitorddc.bplaced.net this is a great tool for adjusting brightness and contrast of external monitors, but you can also ...
Questions Asking for Product Recommendations
Did I handle this question correctly? A new / dupe / green user asking for product recommendations..
What's the good way to answer "What is the analog of software X for operating system Y?"
I gave an answer today, being just a software recommendation, to a question, asking for a recommendation. If you cannot see deleted answers, there was the software name, a link to homepage and ...
Is answering to a software recommendation request considered spam?
I gave an answer today, being just a software recommendation, to a question, asking for a recommendation. It's now deleted, so here are the contents: It exists and is called muCommander brew ...