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Consolidating & adding synonyms for cron, crontab & cronjob tags

There are 145 questions tagged with cron, 61 with crontab & 17 with cronjob. Should these be consolidated into a single tag with appropriate synonyms? If so, would: cron ← crontab cron ← ...
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Should my question be a duplicate?

I asked this question about network shares becoming inaccessible on my Windows computer. It was closed as a duplicate of this question. I'm not convinced mine should be closed as a duplicate of the ...
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Where to ask questions about non-DNS-based country-based website/HTTP blocking?

I am personally interested in who and/or how website/HTTP blocking is done in the case of this question: How is my ISP blocking my DNS query if I'm using DoH (DNS-over-HTTPS)? As I mentioned as ...
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Google Cloud will be Sponsoring Super User SE

We're excited to announce that Google Cloud will be sponsoring Super User Stack Exchange April 2nd through June 30th, in the United States and Canada. We wanted to give you a heads-up and walk you ...
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Is a question about a Windows iPhone image type that turns out to be just about settings on the iPhone a better fit for Ask Different SE?

I asked How to browse the iPhone HEIC images on Windows without the automatic conversion to JPG? and found out that the fix is on the side of the iPhone settings. Windows does not play a role for the ...
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How to verify my email address on Stack Exchange sites (e,g. Super User) or check its verification status?

On Super User I changed my email address under Email Settings. It sent me a verification link: "Confirm your email address - Super User". When I click the button [Confirm your email ...
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Should we rename zoom tag to zoom-windows

There are so many posts in the suggested-edits review queue where users are constantly correcting these tags. Mainly removing zoom and adding zoom-meeting. My suggestion is to rename zoom to zoom-...
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Looking for a canonical about troubleshooting issues about using web applications?

Tl;Dr: I'm looking for a canonical for               troubleshooting problems that might be caused by end-user computers                      that occurs when using web applications. This is a ...
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Why tag 'graalvm' not exist in superuser?

I have question regarding to install GraalVM but i could not find graalvm. GraalVM includes a JDK based on the Java HotSpot VM. source: https://www.graalvm.org/22.1/guides/
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Rename .net-core to .net and fix past synonyms

In November 2020, Microsoft released .NET 5.0 and the "Core" branding was removed. Alas, 2011's Merge some .NET tags request messed up present times by doing the opposite - removing the word ...
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I'd like to know whether my post is well written or not

I have a question about my Super User post: I can't map a network share from PXE - WinPE I have written a question yesterday and I'd like, if someone can help, to know whether my question is well-...
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Help needed for rephrasing closed question

I asked a question about differences between different FIDO2 USB dongles. Although it might sound like a product recommendation on the surface it's actually general security related question not ...
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A proper question got closed down

I posted a question with a lot of details How do I prevent an exe and Powershell on Windows / PC to stop running altogether? But it got closed with the reason "not enough details provided"....
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Where does this question belong?

I asked a question about Whatsapp. It wasn't about the mobile version. It's a general question that is relevant to the desktop app as well as the browser version or the mobile app. But someone thought ...
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Is this serial downvoting?

From yesterday, I am having frequent downvotes, without any kind of comments. I have received 5 down votes since last night. This never happened since I have been here for 10 months. And the posts ...
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Reopen request: How to compare two word files?

Clicking on the linked question below leads to a "Page not found". Can this question be re-opened, because the duplicate got deleted? This question already has answers here: Closed 10 years ...
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Was this answer deleted? Can I see it?

On October 28, 2019, I got an e-mail with a link to an answer to a question I had posted. The URL of the link is long and complex, but redirects to: https://superuser.com/questions/1496261/how-do-i-...
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Make question about Java MaxHeapSize more focused

This question about Java MaxHeapSize was closed because it needs to be more focused. How can it be made more focused? "Needs more focus" is defined here as "has many valid answers (but no way to ...
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Cross-posting an answer between AskUbuntu and SuperUser

While looking for a way to activate an X window from the command line, I found two particularly relevant results. One on AskUbuntu and the other on SuperUser. The answers given in both questions didn'...
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Why is this question about VMware Workstation's Record/Replay feature off-topic?

This is not my question, but it is a question that I possibly could answer: why is the question What versions of VMware Workstation has the “Recording/Replaying VM activity” feature marked off-topic? ...
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How do you get an uploaded image removed/deleted?

I uploaded a file before I properly cleaned off the content and what to have that file removed from the image repository. How do I get it deleted from the image repository? Note the relevant ...
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Why was my question about not being able to boot from USB poorly received?

PC does not start from Windows 10 USB It got downvotes almost instantly. I would like to understand why? Maybe I can improve my question. I asked it because I kind of feel stuck in my quest to make ...
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Why was this question about downloading / uploading put on hold as off-topic?

In this question, the asker seems to be asking about how bandwidth usage is counted. A possible misunderstanding of its accounting may have led the asker to believe that if bandwidth is "used" by the ...
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Fixing a question about finding specific hardware

My question replacement rgb led strips for asus aura sync? was closed as off topic: "Questions seeking for hardware shopping recommendations are off-topic because they are often relevant only to the ...
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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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Is there a "vote history" that shows every single up- and downvote including the revokes of votes?

Is there a "vote history" that shows every single up- and downvote including the revokes of votes? Does it get recorded in the database at all? There is the time line for a post and my reputation ...
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Is this comment no longer needed?

When looking how to do something I came across this answer: If you are trying to this on a Windows computer, unfortunately it is not possible out of the box. You will need to install some ...
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Improperly deleted answer

RE this answer User wants to find a "way to get around this 10-lookups-only limit" The 10 lookup limit is a limit for DNS lookups. Flattening the SPF record to include less DNS lookups and ...
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It's not a shopping rec question

This question got closed as asking for shopping suggestions: USB-Ethernet adapter for a laptop without Ethernet socket Instead of asking what to buy, try asking how to find out what suits your ...
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TrickleEdit test question

This is a test question used while developing an extension. Please do not upvote or downvote this question. This question will be deleted when testing is complete.
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PGP support for mails

Feature request : Make a field per e-mail address where one's can enter a PGP key, so newletters and job alerts are encrypted (Facebook deos so e.g)
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Rename [macos-sierra] to [osx-sierra]

According to some searching and this meta post, it seems that [macos-*] was changed to [osx-*]. However, it looks like macos-sierra didn't make it, or the rule was forgotten. I believe it should be [...
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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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I have some information on an unknown (according to net) virus / app

I have some information that I would like to share with the community. I posted it on Stack Overflow and have been told to post it here somewhere. Could you point me in the right direction. There is ...
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Sad [Addons] ? Sad un's!

addons - even the description is terrible. I propose it's nuked, because grouping questions by the fact they are about an add on for another program, is really not useful for any kind of searching at ...
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Always display vote split

Since I made it to 1k reputation (yay!), I can now see the vote split by clicking on the current vote status of a question or answer. Is there any way so that I can always see these when I am logged ...
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Any way to search comments for amazon.com links

Some one corrected my comment (I deleted my comment) with a comment showing me an Amazon.com link listing retail copies of Windows 7, my Amazonfu cannot find any, would like the link or what search ...
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Bounty period + grace period ended. Now what?

I have an answer to a question, and my answer has the highest votes and was made during the bounty period. About a few minutes ago, the bounty's 24-hour grace period ended, but nobody seems to have ...
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Best practice to review questions already commented

I sometimes have a bit of time and review new users' posts / answers. Often I see some which is already commented how to be improved. If I agree with the comment I don't want to write similar comment, ...
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Clean off the [Dashboard] tag

dashboard looks pretty meta to me... It does not describe one single product, or even one company. Is there an expert on every dashboard available to answer all the questions? I think we need to get ...
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New visitors can add images - should we review it

Is it worth having, within the Review/Tools section (https://superuser.com/tools), thumbnails of all images posted to be reviewed. I'm not suggesting the image has to be approved first or not, that'...
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Close bug if post already closed

I loaded a post, there were already 4 close votes. I felt it should be migrated, so I clicked the close link to bring up the options but received a message similar to You can only open the close ...
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How does the review ban work?

When one makes too many incorrect reviews, one gets banned from reviewing for a period of time. I believe that this is valid and correct action. However I am a curious person and I am interested to ...
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Unsatisfied with an answer

I asked a question a while ago, about performance problems, but the question I was given didn't solve my problem, (it didn't even try), and now the question is closed. The same situation is causing ...
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Standard Question Guidance

We get a lot of questions that fall into some common themes, like BSOD, network issues, USB issues, flash drive issues, laptop battery/power pack issues, etc. Often, the person will be clueless about ...
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Synonymize ipkg and opkg, or not?

There's ipkg (where development has stalled) and its fork opkg (a package manager used by eg. OpenWRT, actively maintained). OpenWRT is used in home networking by enthusiasts, which is on-topic here. ...
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Should we plan a celebration?

SU is rapidly approaching 1/4 million questions. Shouldn't the person who asks the 250,000th question get some balloons or something?
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How to start a bounty as a reward for a question that's protected?

I ran into a tricky issue on OS X where a windows was being displayed on a second monitor that was not present. I found a question and an answer at Move an off-screen window back on-screen on Mac OS X....
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Time for [wake-up] to go back to [sleep]

The tag wake-up is used mainly to describe the process of waking up from sleep. I think that the process of system sleep/wake-up are too similar, (and ultimately about the same process) to warrant ...
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Merge: [charging] into [battery]

I don't see why charging should be a seperate topic area from battery, any battery will need to deal with charging, and any 'battery expert' is also going to know how to troubleshoot charging issues ...
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