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Tag rename request: [excel] -> [microsoft-excel] & [powerpoint] -> [microsoft-powerpoint]

This question has been superseded by Can we please standardize the Microsoft tags?. At the time of writing this, there are 722 questions tagged as excel & 161 questions tagged as powerpoint I ...
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Tag merge - [disconnect] and [disconnects]

Seems like more or less the same thing, 3 questions on one and 10 questions on the other. I can manually merge if no one objects.
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Is [data] an useful tag? Do we need it? What should we do?

How to cancel hard disk from wanting to format and how to get my files back? This question is tagged data but you know it's about data from hard-drive-recovery. Best Light Software to Manage Large ...
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Retag cmd, cli, terminal, and terminal.app into command-line

command-line probably is/should be the canonical tag, with 782 questions. cmd is more Windows-oriented, but is still command-line. cli is about half-and-half, with half on Windows and half on Linux. ...
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Retag windows-7-x64 to windows-7 and 64-bit?

Probably, but since there are already 12 questions tagged windows-7-x64, I figure I should ask first.
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Grouping various tags regarding energy efficiency

I've recently gained the rep to retag, so when I saw this question and didn't think the energy tag made sense (yes it's about energy, but really something like "energy efficiency" would be ...
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Merge ram and memory?

[ram] has 277 questions; [memory] has 296. Should we: Merge the two into [ram]? Merge the two into [memory]? Leave both of them alone? Retag [memory] questions that aren't about RAM into another tag, ...
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14 questions tagged superuser

And some of these aren't even meta questions... I'd retag them all myself, but I don't want to fill the front page with old questions. superuser
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Disk, disc, and hard

Right now, there seems to be one canonical hard-drive tag, with 901 questions. There are also questions tagged disk and shudder hard disk. Yes, that's hard and disk. Should they all be retagged into ...
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SU tag merge request: [microsoft-word] and [word]

Can these tags on Superuser be merged into [microsoft-word] ? [microsoft-word]: 358 tags [word]: 39 tags [msword]: 1 tag EDIT: Can a moderator, please, add "Status-completed" tag to this question? ...
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SU tag merge request: [install] related

Can the following tag groups on SuperUser be merged? [install] (x239), [installation] (x393), [installing] (x4), [installed] (x1). [installer] (x48), [installers] (x2).
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SU retagging: [mail], [apple-mail], [mail.app]

The various email tags caught my attention and I started looking to see if the [mail] tag can be gotten rid of. It seems to have a few uses: generic stand-in for [email] or [mail-server]; specific-...
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SU Tag Merge Request: [monitors] to [monitor]

Really just a cosmetic thing, I think [monitors](19) should be merged into [monitor](290). It makes sense not to fragment the tags based on a plural. I guess, as well, this should be added to the list ...
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SU Retag request: bootup & booting -> boot

It seems kinda redundant to have booting and boot separate; although one is a verb and one is a noun, it seems like it would be simpler to keep them under one tag (for organization's sake). I'm ...
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SU retag request: [wireless-network] --> [wireless-networking]

Retag wireless-network(28) to wireless-networking(349). Also, there is also the more general wireless(222), but this one may not be an exact match on all questions.
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Retag request Xp -> Windows-XP on Super User

Over on Super User the grass keeps needing a trimming. Requesting a retag on XP × 30 0 to Windows-XP × 2027 2,189
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'google-chrome' and 'chrome'

On SuperUser I'm trying to clean up google tags, and I noticed that there are 266 tagged 'google-chrome' and 58 just 'chrome'. Could some please do a batch retag of chrome to google-chrome? Edit: ...
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SU retag request: hdd, bluescreen, karmic, torrent, ...

Tags in need of automated retagging: [xp] (31) to [windows-xp] (1987) [vista] (57) to [windows-vista] (1239) [hdd] (37) to [hard-drive] (493) [bluescreen] (33) to [bsod] (65) [*] [karmic] (47) to [...
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SU retag request : driver to drivers

Updated: driver(180) to drivers(131)
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SuperUser retag request: [macosx] -> [mac] + [osx] (diamond mods only!)

There are only three [macosx] questions on Super User at this moment. All of them are closed (migrated from SU to elsewhere), so I can't retag them, nominate them for deletion, or even flag them for ...
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Merging macbook* tags on SU

On Superuser, there are two tags for the same subject : macbookpro, with 122 hits macbook-pro, with 3 hits That would be nice is someone could merge these two tags to macbook-pro (with a hyphen) I ...
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Retag request: torrent -> bittorrent

15 questions tagged 'torrent' on superuser 48 questions tagged 'bittorrent' on superuser (Only 'bittorrent' is used on SO and SF.)
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SU Retag Request: [external-harddrive] --> [external-hard-drive]

I asked a question about external HDDs recently, and noticed the hard-drive tag and the external-harddrive tag are totally inconsistent. Any chance of a retag?
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Retag request: on SuperUser, rename external-harddrive to external-hard-drive

HDD-related tags on SuperUser: hard-drive (291) external-harddrive (91) internal-harddrive (6) network-hard-drive (1) hard-drive-failure (28) hard-drive-image (2) I think the dash-enabled hard-drive ...
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Retag Request/Tag Merge Request for Super User: 'windows7' and 'windows-7'

The 'windows-7' tag has 1752 questions, while the 'windows7' tag has only 2. Keep: 'windows-7'
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Merge tags on superuser [virtualmachine], [virtual-machine], and [virtualization]

I noticed a similar question here, but it seems nothing has been done... On superuser there are tags for virtualmachine and virtual-machine. I think these two at the least should be merged, if not ...
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Superuser: retag-request for 64-bit, 64bit and maybe x64

On superuser "64-bit" and" 64bit" tags should be aliased into one or the other. "x64" is similar, but may be a slightly different animal for some people, being specific to the mainstream AMD ...
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Please merge the ms-access tag into microsoft-access on Super User

On Super User, microsoft-access has 13 questions while ms-access has 6. No questions have both tags. Also, two questions are tagged 'access' when one of the above would be more appropriate (access is ...
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virtualpc --> virtual-pc

virtualpc: 1 question virtual-pc: 31 questions There is no reason to have two tags. They mean the same thing.
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Please retag multiple SU tags

There are currently quite a lot of tags that have alternatives on SU. Would it be possible to trim them down a bit? I'd do it manually, but there's way too many of them: vista (37) -> windows-vista (...
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retag-request: [videostreaming] -> [video-streaming]

Retag videostreaming to video-streaming. Same as https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/18601/retag-streaming-to-streaming, but for Superuser. Only 8 questions so far https://superuser.com/...
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Should the “monitor” and “display” tags on Super User be merged?

Monitor and display, for practical purposes, mean the same thing, right? I propose that these two tags be merged on Super User. [monitor] × 85 [display] × 35 [monitor] & [display] 7 Probably go ...
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Please merge the excel and spreadsheet tags on SuperUser

As I just asked a question on Excel, I saw that the tag spreadsheet had 3 questions (which are also about excel) and that excel has 50 questions. It feels redundant.
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Please change the commandline tag to command-line

There are 15 questions tagged command-line and 33 tagged commandline. I think command-line is clearer, but the two tags should be rolled up either way.
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Merge tags driver, drivers, and device-driver on SU

This is a simple retag request: Merge driver, drivers, and device-driver. driver is the most common, so they should probably be merged into that. Actually, as a few people have pointed out, ...
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merge [shortcut], [shortcuts] and [keyboard-shortcuts] on superuser

On superuser we have [keyboard-shortcuts] x 34 [shortcuts] x 4 [shortcut] x 2 I was thinking of changing the 6 ones labeled shortcuts and shortcut to keyboard-shortcuts as this would be the least ...
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Retag Request: [windows-backup] -> [windows] & [backup]

Can you retag superuser posts with the windows-backup tag with windows and backup tags? Windows - 435 Backup - 39 I think this would make searching and using the interesting/ignored tags easier.
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SuperUser tags: [nas] vs [network-attached-storage]

I've asked a couple questions on SuperUser that I originally tagged with [nas]. There were a few other questions out there with that tag already. After awhile, one of my questions got the [network-...
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Merge 'eee', 'eeepc' with the 'eee-pc' tag on Super User

The trademark is "Eee PC", so I assume the one with the hyphen is the best candidate to be the canonical tag. There are only three affected questions, so this one should be easy. All glory to Joakim ...
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What is the standard term for a USB flash-drive/pen/thumb/stick?

There are several questions, particularly on Super User, which refer to the use of these drives but there isn't a standard term in use nor a standard tag. Though SU has 'thumb drive', it is not ...
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Change virtualmachine and virtualdesktop to virtual-machine and virtual-desktop

I've seen many multi-word tags without hyphen in superuser. The last ones being virtualmachine and virtualdesktop. Should they be changed this way?: virtualmachine => virtual-machine ...
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Why are people making up tags when we have one?

People are making up new tags to mean the same thing. There needs to be a definitive tag for each meaning. Search for "multi" in Tags. Find: multiple-monitors x12 multiscreen x3 multi-monitor x2 ...
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Microsoft related Retagging

I've noticed some alternate tags that should be cleaned up. The first one listed for each of these should be correct (unless I don't know of some other naming convention). windows-7 windows7 windows-...
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