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Badge border is cut off in Chrome and Opera, fine in Firefox

I just noticed this at the bottom of this question on SuperUser: Chrome 2.0.172.33 As you can see it looks like the text of the tag overflows the right border of the tag, thereby cutting it off. The ...
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Can we get a description for the [ole] tag?

Could we ask for the description of the ole tag or its removal? I used the tag in the sense of Object Linking and Embedding in How to compare TIFF files with tags 37680 (0x9330)?, but see http://...
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Why is a tag too similar to itself? [duplicate]

I wanted to tag this question with variables. When I typed "vari" the only suggestion was environment-variables.  Since the description says "system-wide" and my question concerned ...
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Against the "restrictions" tag

So, we have a restrictions tag. I believe it is much too vague and general. Now, true, it has 95 associated questions, but they should either just lose the tag or get more specific tags, existing or ...
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I think we should remove the [windows-10-final] tag synonym

Previously, [windows-10-final] referred to non-preview Windows 10 builds (i.e. "final" meaning Windows 10 after its official release, when the preview period was over), and served as a tag ...
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Inconsistent tags: .bash-profile (with dot) vs bashrc (no dot)

Problem There is the tag .bash-profile, note the leading dot. Currently it has no synonyms, so the "canonical" tag is naturally with the dot. And there is also bashrc with .bashrc as its ...
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Make [on-hold] synonymous of [closed-questions]

I kindly request to make on-hold synonymous with closed-questions "on-hold" was a wording used between 2013 and 2019. Nowadays, it's used "closed": on-hold has no tag wiki and has ...
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Use of [moderation] in Meta

TL;DR: Should moderation be added to questions about the general practices of using moderation privileges in Super User? Could it be better to create a new tag, i.e. "community practices" or ...
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What to do with [google-docs], [google-drive], [google-drive-file-stream] and [google-drive-for-desktop]

google-docs has 134 questions. Several years ago, "Google Docs" was the name of what currently is called "Google Drive". See What to do with "Opening local document files in ...
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Add the URL to a site recommendation question from Meta SE about Wordpress to [wordpress] tag excerpt

Tl;Dr: Is it OK to add the url to Where should I ask WordPress questions? (Question from Meta SE) to the wordpress tag excerpt? The reason is that while some questions about Worpress might be on topic ...
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Merge [tag:power-delivery] with [tag:usb-power-delivery]

power-delivery and usb-power-delivery seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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Are Matrix.org questions in-topic? Also about Tag #matrix.org

I would like to discuss about questions related to #matrix.org, and discussing about a new related Tag for SuperUser. What is Matrix.org The Matrix.org is an Open Source, decentralized, distributed, ...
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New tag request - 'newbie-friendly'

I realise this is unlikely to be added by the newcomer themselves, but sometimes the simplest "LMGTFY" questions are from people new to a given platform/OS; they haven't yet really figured ...
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Merge [tag:speech-recognition] with [tag:speech-to-text]

speech-recognition and speech-to-text seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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Can somebody of rank create a tag #albert for me?

I am the author of the app albert launcher and want to redirect users in the support channel to this site to ask or find questions. Can somebody please add the #albert, #albertlauncher or #albert-...
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The tag [variables] is too similar to [variables]

When creating the [variables] tag, the following dialog pops out: After clicking "Yes, I'm sure", the system throws: So does the [variables] tag exist or not?
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Which sorting superuser use for displaying reputations of users in one page

I have come across this page https://superuser.com/users?tab=Reputation&filter=week and most of the elements look like in sorted order, but some elements are not in sorted order. Is it supposed to ...
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Could you create the "miller" tag

Miller is a great cli tool to work with structured text data file. The tag description could be: Miller is an open source command line utility: it is like awk, sed, cut, join, and sort for name-...
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Add Windows 11 tag

I noticed while writing a question about Windows 11 that we don't have a Windows 11 tag. Since Windows 11 released this morning, the tag should be made for people who have questions about Windows 11.
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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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Microsoft-Forms tag needed

While researching a problem, I was looking for a tag for Microsoft Forms, I didn't find one; there is a [forms] generic tag, with 778 topics. If I search without any tag term, for https://superuser....
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Critique my [windows-7] tag wiki

I haven't seen any other tag wiki1 pages on Super User yet, so I didn't have anything to compare it to as I wrote up the new windows-7 tag wiki page. What do you think? If you can edit it, go right ...
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InCopy tag creation request

My Super User question here involves Adobe InCopy. I would like to request the creation of a tag about Adobe InCopy. Could we please create such a tag? Thanks!
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Tag wiki should provide guidance on [zoom] vs [zoom-meeting]

I've noticed that we have both zoom and a zoom-meeting tags. Some questions about the Zoom videoconferencing software are tagged with zoom, and some with zoom-meeting -- there is currently no ...
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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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Is the "microsoft" tag of any use? [duplicate]

I have found a tag named microsoft which was created August 26 with 10 questions. Does the tag have any use, or should it be removed?
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Make [procmon] a synonym of [process-monitor]?

The tag description for process-monitor is: Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. while procmon is: ...
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Why no tag for AnyDesk, and can it be created?

There are currently 35 questions that contain the word AnyDesk, however there's no tag to it. I thought maybe it's a global "no commercial tags" policy, but there is a teamviewer tag. So ...
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Is Zoom video conferencing tool on-topic for superuser?

I saw a tag but only linked to 4 questions. If not this site, where please? I am trying to find out more to help connect older and more vulnerable people in our village during isolation!
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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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Need help with Watch Tag Issue

I was in a post, I put my mouse over an item to click, I clicked and at the same instant a Watch Tag popped up and I clicked it instead. How do I clear Watch Tags - that is, how do I reset them?
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Alias nvidia to nvidia-graphics-card

There is no Nvidia tag. Confer, https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/nvidia. It may be a good idea to make nvidia an alias for nvidia-graphics-card.
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Can we have "drive" as a separate tag?

Recently, I have found myself asking questions about drives in general, such as flash drives or SD cards. I want to use the drive tag, but whenever I try to use it, it's automatically changed to hard-...
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Do we really need multiple [ubuntu]s?

As of now we have: ubuntu-8.04× 23 ubuntu-8.10× 8 ubuntu-9.04× 104 ubuntu-9.10× 433 ubuntu-10.04× 904 ubuntu-10.10× 252 ubuntu-11.04× 206 ubuntu-11.10× 131 ubuntu-12.04× 798 ubuntu-12.10× 94 ubuntu-...
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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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Why are some tags grey and some are light grey?

I'm here to ask why are some tags grey and some are light grey? See in this photo: is light grey, but is dark grey. Why is that? Edit: it does it here with the tags of this question ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓
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Why do we have the google-calendar tag if we can't ask questions about it here?

I'm just wondering why we have the google-calendar (or any other web application) tag here for superuser when questions on this topic are considered off topic? I recently had my question migrated ...
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Correcting tags on a question (Rejected Edit - Why?)

I edited this question to remove two misleading tags - the question has nothing to do with either PowerShell or bash. It was rejected twice, once by a subsequent edit by a high-rep user, and once by ...
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1 answer
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Burnination of device tag

The tag devices serves no purpose. Can we please burninate?
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What are correct tags or SE sites for the I2P questions?

Are proper tags or SE sites for the I2P questions? I find out some specific links maybe clarify some things about what is the I2P: I2P Compared to Tor and The I2P are the main alternatives to the ...
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Question on hold not notified

One of my questions was put on-hold, yet I wasn't notified. Is this the expected behavior?
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Add tag for drive-file-stream and for google-backup-and-sync

As the old Google Drive application is being depreciated on all platforms, I vote that we need new tags for its successors Drive File Stream and Google Backup and Sync in order to distinguish between ...
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Can we get a Monarch tag?

I just created this question. I tagged it excel, because the formulas are roughly analogous.
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How to use redundant tags (eg microsoft-excel, excel-2007)

I think I'm not using tags correctly I was always going for the "how to ask" rule: "be as specific as possible". This edit here: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/775074 the rejection ...
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Should [clock] be split up into 3 tags?

I was writing a question about how the clock changes between Linux and Windows, and noticed the clock tag. However, after looking over the questions, it seemed broad - or, at least, had multiple ...
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Usage of the "Random" tag

The random tag seems to attract taggers of all kinds, from using random number generators (which I think is the right usage) to people complaining about their computers "randomly" shutting down. How ...
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Should there be a V6 Specific Powershell Tag

Version 6 of Powershell is significantly different from every prior version. Unless I am completely missing it there is not currently a V6 specific tag. I believe that there should be one. The ...
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Reopen request for "Installing fltk on VirtualBox"

In this question: Installing fltk on VirtualBox the asker wrote: Can someone give a very specific step-by-step instruction on how to install it? The next day fixer1234 posted this comment asking ...
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New tag request: "elinks"

For questions about the elinks text-mode web browser. There are several elinks-specific questions in existence already. [edit: ...and I'm about to post another.] I would like to tag this question.
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Is there a reason why the tag "slackware" cannot be edited?

Normally, when looking at tag information, at the bottom of the screen, there is a button labeled "Edit Tag Info". However, when looking at slackware today, there is no way to suggest edits. Problem ...

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