23 votes
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Are we [licensed] for all this?

It really comes down to granularity. license-key and product-key are really the same thing, but software-activation is a process and should stay separate. volume-license could be grouped into ...
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14 votes
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Revert [openoffice.org]?

This is done, the synonym mapping has been swapped
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12 votes
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Merge Request: [visual-studio-code] and [vscode]

Agree, this is done A tag synonym mapping vscode → visual-studio-code will be created. updating post history, 120 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 117 rows affected (pipe delimited) ...
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10 votes
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OS X / macOS tag synonyms should be reversed

Done for macos as master and osx as synonym Also pointed mac-os at macos rather than osx
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10 votes
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aria2 vs. aria2c?

aria2c has been merged into aria2 and a synonym created. updating post history, 8 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 8 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating PostTags associations, 5 ...
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10 votes
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Merge or synonymize request: [powershell-core] and [powershell-6.0]

My suggestion is to merge PowerShell-core to PowerShell-6.0. In the official repository, both names are being used interchangeably, in the reference documentation, Powershell 6 seems to be the ...
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10 votes
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Extending the range of wireless-extender

Seems reasonable. It's done. I've merged and synonymized them, though the lack of tag wiki content both made this painless and made me sad.
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8 votes

aria2 vs. aria2c?

My understanding is the same as yours: both aria2 and aria2c are used interchangeably. They should be synonymized. The command you use to run the utility is aria2c. From that point of view, using it ...
8 votes

Rename macos tag?

I have run into the same thing myself. I inadvertently clicked on the [macros] tag when I wanted [macos] only to wonder why all the questions weren't related to Apple. Taking the OP's step a bit ...
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6 votes

aria2 vs. aria2c?

aria2 is package name and aria2c is a binary file inside it. As you can see here, aria2c is the only executable file inside aria2 package. Also its official website says: aria2 is a lightweight ...
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6 votes
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Aren't [wireless-access-point] and [access-point] the same?

Merge access-point with wireless-access-point and make the former a synonym of the latter. For Super User's target audience, the terms access point and wireless access point are synonymous. Strictly ...
6 votes

Merge [bugcheck] into [bsod]

TLDR: burninate bugcheck, retag to bsod Being a WinDbg user (see my profile on Stack Overflow), I totally agree that these are synonyms. As Ilmari Karonen pointed out already, this is defined on ...
6 votes
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Make [flux] a synonym for [f.lux]

F.lux has a rather specific spelling and there are other softwares that might use the non mangled name. I'd much rather prevent use of the vague generic spelling and prefer the special spelling f....
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6 votes
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Should [httpd] be a synonym for [apache-http-server]?

No. While true that some users may believe there is only one HTTP server, superuser should not add to the confusion. httpd is a generic name for the daemon handling HTTP requests. Before reading this ...
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5 votes
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Remove [Windows-10] synonym

I have done the following: Removed tag synonym for windows-10 > windows-10-preview Merged windows-10-final into windows-10 and created synonym
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5 votes
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Please merge [tag:extended-desktop] [tag:multiple-desktop]

Although extend-display would be the most correct in my opinion, I feel like a lot of people would use extend-desktop if they didn't think about it. But the tag usage frequency seems to prove me wrong....
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4 votes

Can we get [mac] and cheese without the cheese?

Is there not a way to simply change "mac" to "macintosh" recursively through all posts site-wide? I know this is likely a silly idea from a new user, but to my Asperger's mind it seems like a logical ...
4 votes

What is the tag “optical” used for and what is “optical-drive” used for?

As optical was only used on 9 questions I have gone ahead and removed it. It was abused to be a modifier for several different things optical mice optical drives optical audio optical lenses in 3D ...
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4 votes

What is the tag "external" used for and what is "external-drive" used for?

As stated by fixer external is a meta tag, meaning that it does nothing to clarify the problem except when used as a modifier for other tags. Tags should be clear, well defined and accurate rather ...
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4 votes
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Rename [XBMC] tag to [Kodi]

Proposing: new Kodi tag make tag synonym for XBMC to point/resolve to Kodi maybe migrate all xbmc tags to kodi + synonym pointer? All these are done. xbmc wiki was pretty good, I've ...
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4 votes

We've hit some [traffic] and need to merge

I was thinking to check what differences currently exist, suspecting there might not be any. However, based on @Robotnik's comment, we already have an answer, so we needn't go out of our way to check ...
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4 votes
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What is the difference: [flag] and [flagging]

Make flag a synonym of flagging I've reviewed the questions asked in these two tags (including four that used both tags) and see no material difference between them. The end objective is the same: To ...
4 votes
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Tag synonym request: diskonkey -> usb-flash-drive

Agreed. diskonkey is somewhat useless and unclear compared to your other tag. I have merged and synonymised the tags. Only 6 questions had the tag diskonkey so it's no big loss.
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3 votes
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Merging or Linking Tags

Interestingly enough, osx already has macos as a synonym (established in 2013). If OSX does get official renamed to macOS, we would want to reverse the synonym direction. That would require a ...
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3 votes

Merging or Linking Tags

It seems like a natural fit, though I'd want the rumour to be confirmed, and some flavour of community consensus for merging the tags. Unmerging tags can be a pain so some degree of official ...
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3 votes
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Add synonym "windows-10-creators-update" -> "windows-10-v1703"

The various updates for Windows 10 should have tag synonyms for their official titles. Agreed. Tag names are limited to a maximum of 25 characters, hence the 'misspelled' windows-10-creator-update ...
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3 votes

kvm tag should be re-synonymized to linux-kvm

I half suspect that kvm to most people here means kvm switch, rather than linux KVM. The smart money might be to fix that quarter of those questions that're wrong. Knowing our target audience - it ...
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2 votes

Would the [desktop-shortcut] be the same as the [file-shortcut]?

They both seem a lot like meta tags. Feelings on tags are a bit mixed. They're supposed to make some sort of searches easier, but we often end up needing to clean these up. file-shortcut might be a ...
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2 votes

Tag merge: [powersave] vs. [power-management]

There are only 21 questions tagged powersave (all-time), and four of them are already (also) tagged power-management.  Also, powersave has no tag wiki.  This seems like a good candidate for merging.
2 votes

r e n a m e spaces

I renamed the tag to osx-spaces.

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