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Rename microsoft-one-outlook to outlook-for-windows

microsoft-one-outlook seems to refer to outlook-for-windows, see Wikipedia.
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Tag rename request for spelling of TrueType

There is a standard for fonts named TrueType. There is no space, no hyphen, the same as with, say, JavaScript. However, there is a tag true-type-fonts instead of truetype-fonts. Please could the tag ...
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Suggestion to retag Microsoft Store

The Microsoft Store: https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Store was previously called the "Windows Store". To that end, I see questions under both: https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/...
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Merge tags windows-10 and win10

I have recently noticed that, there is a tag named win10 which has a few questions on Windows 10. But there is already the major tag windows-10 and questions should use the major tag. I personally ...
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What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags?

What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags? Is it best to leave them as two separate tags or merge them together?
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Can we unload [load]?

load is undefined, has zero followers, and currently has 59 questions. These include the following uses of the term: command in various software parameter or setting in various commands data file ...
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Unmerge [msi] from [windows-installer]

A recent edit to the Manufacturer Tags question spotlighted a problem with an old action. Five years ago, the post The msi tag is ambiguous identified that the msi tag was being used for both the ...
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I speak [spanish], and [english] too… [duplicate]

The tags spanish and english seem to not have a very clear purpose. Looking through those questions, it seems like most of them could be retagged to translation or localization. They also don't have ...
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Merge [EFI] and [UEFI] tags?

The tag description for EFI is : EFI stands for Extensible Firmware Interface, and is an updated version of BIOS. It sits between firmware and the operating system in the software stack. while ...
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Clean out our [container]

The container tag appears to be too broadly scoped to be useful in its current state. With its oldest question being from 2010, it is used for many different areas of expertise including but not ...
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kvm tag should be re-synonymized to linux-kvm

Way back in the early days of SU the tag kvm was synonymized to kvm-switch apparently without a whole lot of discussion. But this is resulting in a lot of confusion, as most people seem to expect the ...
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Merge [aero-snap] and [windows-snap-assist]

aero-snap has 44 questions whereas there are only 7 questions in windows-snap-assist. They're small enough that none of them has a wiki. They're all about snapping feature in Windows Aero aero and ...
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Retag [mikrotik] to [mikrotik-routeros] or [mikrotik-swos]

mikrotik is a manufacturer meta-tag. Mikrotik makes a variety of routers, but for all intents and purposes they have two main products: RouterOS and SwOS (their operating system for switches). I ...
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Proposition to add a tag for "high refresh rate"

I searched for questions about high refresh rate displays and I found that they mostly use the general tag for refresh-rate. I think it makes sense to subdivide it further into questions about 60hz+ ...
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Alpine and Alpine-Linux tag

People inadvertently choose the tag alpine (an email client) instead of alpine-linux. See the recent question How to create Alpine live-USB without using `dd`?. I suggest to remove the tag alpine ...
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Make a [conversion] to proper tags

I couldn't think of a pun for the title that wouldn't sound more forced than witty, so the current title comes courtesy of Canadian Luke. Looking at the conversion tag, the vast majority of the ...
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Should we pair [unifying-receiver] with other [logitech-*] tags?

Logitech product tags exist in the form of [logitech-*] as outlined by yours truly on the Manufacturer & Company tag meta. However there's currently an outlier, which is the Logitech Unifying ...
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Should we keep stretching the meaning of [stretch]?

This is about stretch. It's the code name of the current stable Debian release, and it's also a tag on the main site. Most of the usage seems to be about debian-stretch -- there are 19 questions ...
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Burninate [tiles]; Retag as [live-tiles]

A majority of the questions tagged with tiles (27 questions) appear to be about the live-tiles (42 questions) introduced in Windows 8. I don't think the tag should be added as a synonym, since "Tiles"...
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Merge [product-key] and [license-key]

product-key and license-key tags seem to be synonyms.
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Merge [transparent] and [transparency]

I propose merging transparent (34 questions) with transparency (79 questions). I think it's pretty clear to see why they should be merged. ... ... yeah, that pun was pretty terrible, even by retag ...
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Time to [exchange] with [microsoft-exchange]

In 2011, Microsoft products were retagged to include Microsoft in the tag title. (See 'Can we please standardize the Microsoft tags?') Because of this, we have consistently named tags for microsoft-...
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Proposed resolution for [ide]

Every few years, we do a cleanup of ide tags, for example: Many questions tagged "ide" should be tagged "pata" Old monthly tag cleanups Someone just anonymously cleaned up ...
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Retag [Windows-2012] into [Windows-Server-2012] or [Windows-Server-2012-R2]

windows-2012 contains 54 questions. All of them appear to actually be about Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Shall we re-tag these questions? What do to with the windows-2012 tag?
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differentiate tags text-editors text-editing and text-manipulation, add automated-text-manipulation

Currently, questions tagged as text-editing fall in two categories: 1. with visual text editors, 2. with parametrised programmes. I here suggest the removal of the text-editing tag. More questions ...
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Show the [guest] the door

The guest is unwelcome and would benefit from clarification. As it stands "guest" is simply too vague to be useful. We have guest-additions, but this tag might do with being split into guest-...
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Can we empty out [null]?

Seriously, I have no idea what null is for - null characters, null processes, errors, null strings, nil, nada, nothing, blank, empty? I really don't see the point of null when it's not specific ...
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Let's retire the [sysadmin]

The sysadmin tag has a different meaning almost every question, and it never seems to refer to the actual role of a system administrator. It seems to be used for questions that have to do with the ...
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Stick it to [pin]

pin is undefined, with 35 questions and many meanings: Damaged pins on chips, connectors, etc. Personal Identification Number Connector configurations Anchoring an application, folder, etc. Deskpins ...
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there is no telegram tag

I was going to ask some question about telegram app and I noticed that there is no telegram related tag! Please add "telegram" and telegram related (such as telegram-desktop and such) tags.
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Compare [comparison] and [file-comparison]

We have: comparison 201 questions File comparison is the process of comparing the contents of files, finding their common contents and their differences, usually using an automated tool And: ...
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Tag cleanup: Delete / merge [function] tag

function has no description, but it has cc 130 questions. In most of the cases it's used as synonym of worksheet-function (with or without it), and sometimes referring to functions in scripts or ...
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Should the `windows` tag be used in conjunction with a tag of better specificity?

I've seen a lot of questions tagged with both windows and a more specific tag such as windows-7, windows-8, windows-8.1, or windows-10. However in the description of windows, it clearly says: For ...
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Deprecate product version preview tags - just use new version tag straight away

(Related to What will happen to the Windows-8-Preview tag once Windows 8 goes live?) I notice windows-10 is synonymous with windows-10-preview. What's the rationale here? In theory having the two ...
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Sketchup tag rename needed

We have two Sketchup tags: sketch-up and google-sketchup. They both refer to the same program and neither tag name is correct. The first has five questions and the tag was created with an ...
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Rename [XBMC] tag to [Kodi]

XBMC was renamed/rebranded to Kodi: http://kodi.tv/introducing-kodi-14/ I'm not too clear on the right way to propose this. Proposing: new Kodi tag make tag synonym for XBMC to point/resolve to ...
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Aren't [wireless-access-point] and [access-point] the same?

Is there a non wireless access point? If yes, why does the access-point tag has the following description: Wireless access point (WAP) is a device that allows wireless devices to connect to a wired ...
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Request to rename [label-printer] tag

Previous question remove-the-label-tag discusses cleaning up the label tag. One aspect of that is pulling out questions that deal with label printing and putting them under a specific tag. There was ...
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Let's steer clear of [Navigation]

navigation is currently undefined. It is not necessarily a bad tag. The vast majority of questions relate to moving around in the user environment of the computer. There are a few exceptions. Some ...
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Do we need [privileges] and [permissions]?

I don't think we need either, but at the very least, privileges should be merged into permissions (or the other way around).
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Possible Tag Merge: [toshiba-satellite] into [toshiba-laptop]

As part of the Manufacturer & Company tags cleanup, I'm removing toshiba and replacing it with a more topic/product-centric toshiba-laptop (for laptop-related questions anyway). However I've just ...
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Cleaning [gigabyte] tag

I saw that the gigabyte tag said "Use this tag for questions concerning gigabyte technology, a hardware manufaturer - not filesize." (I also submitted a suggested edit for the typo in the tag wiki - ...
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Could someone be nice enough to add windows-phone-8.1 as a tag to superuser.com?

I haven't enough rep. The windows-phone-8 tag exists but 8.1 not.
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Manufacturer & Company tags are back. Again

We don't like company-only tags, and there's been various crusades in the past to purge them: Can we get rid of the company tags? Company tag necromancy: The zombie apocalypse! What should the [...
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Could we rename [cmd.exe] to [windows-command-prompt]? [duplicate]

Microsoft refers to their standard command line interface as 'Command Prompt', yet our tag for it calls it by it's filename, cmd.exe. It's also inconsistent with how we have other CLIs and shells ...
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Booting and friends

We have: boot x3901 reboot x310 boot-failure x76 boot-time x6 startup x846 restart x201 I would merge all of them into boot (or booting, or boot-process) and be done with it.
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Do we need the tags [3g] [4g] [lte]?

There is only one post with the tag 4g and one for lte. Seems most of the questions tagged with 3g was related to mobile data applications - probably it is appropriate to merge these tags into one, ...
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The msi tag is ambiguous

Currently we have the msi tag which (according to the description) is supposed to be used for tagging questions about Windows .msi installer files. However, there are quite a few questions (about a ...
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Merge [sdd] and [ssd] into [solid-state-drive]

I noticed that the tag sdd (7 questions) is for solid-state drives, according to the questions. However, the tag ssd (1,775 questions) is the actual tag for that concept. The tags should be merged ...
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SkyDrive is now OneDrive

OneDrive for Everything in Your Life Today we are pleased to announce that SkyDrive will soon become OneDrive. We have a good bunch of questions about skydrive. Please re-tag them as onedrive and ...
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