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Do we really need multiple [ubuntu]s?

I would argue that the version is actually often important - there have been significant changes through the versions and I certainly would not expect any but the most generic (as in, "would apply to ...
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Do we really need multiple [ubuntu]s?

Ubuntu versions don't differ much. I am by far not an Ubuntu expert and even I know that there are significant differences between a Ubuntu version released in 2009 and one released in 2019. ...
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Replace the `Surface` tag?

surface has been cleaned, merged and synonymized → microsoft-surface. surface-pro has been merged and synonymized → microsoft-surface-pro for consistency.
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Do we really need multiple [ubuntu]s?

Perhaps we don't need a tag for every single version, but I agree that over time, there have been significant changes that justify some type of differentiation. But there's another key difference ...
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Do we really need multiple [ubuntu]s?

I would say that we absolutely don't need so many version tags. I would argue that all we need is ubuntu and then the version can be mentioned in the body of the question. Yes, there are difference ...
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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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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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