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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.

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Search for 'ipxe' (PXE bootloader) yields results for 'ipx' (A newtork protocol)

I ran a search for ipxe (which is a PXE bootloader), and the results include things like 'ipx', which is something very different. Can this get fixed so that a search for ipxe & ipx each return ...
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Are there really over 270 first posts today?

I came back today, at my usual time, to run through the review sections in the ServerFault SE. Today I noted that over 270 first posts were indicated as being in the first posts queue. I am ...
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Why does my reputation show more points for an answer than the answer does?

My reputation page shows I've received 65 rep points for https://serverfault.com/a/484944/10380 but the answer itself only shows 5 points. Is this a bug? Or am I failing to understand how this works?...
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migrated questions appear under `active` but not `newest`?

Just had my question migrated from stackoverflow, but couldn't find the question anywhere until I looked in active. Shouldn't the question also appear in newest?
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Downgrading of Accepted Answers allows answer to go negative!

Since an answer is accepted, I should think that this would STOP any sort of downgrading effort. However it does not. In fact, an accepted answer can continue to go very negative. I suggest that ...
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Serverfault.com DNS issue

While developing my DNS checking tool and running test reports I've noticed a DNS issue with ns4.serverfault.com: Full report here: http://www.dnsinspect.com/serverfault.com Different glue is ...
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Review problem?

I press review and see 3 items needing reviewing: 2 close votes, and 1 new post. When I try to enter either one, I get the message There are no items for you to review. What is the problem?
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Bug in /review, shows me deleted answer for review.

I just had a case where the review system for first posts showed me an answer for review that was already deleted by a mod 23h ago (originally this answer ). It also was listed with 0 votes, while it ...
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Weird counting of “consecutive” visits. Bug?

Right now, I see in my profile (from main, not meta): visited 149 days, 4 consecutive But yesterday, I saw... 17 consecutive (not 100% sure about the 7, but certain about being in the teens). About ...
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Answered color styling on Meta [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Color scheme in questions lists needs some help This is a meta-meta bug report: number of answers in an "accepted" box is pretty much unreadable on Meta SF: Would be great if ...
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How many gold badges do I have?

The summary of how many badges I have, shown in my user profile, shows three gold badges. Yet the list of badges shows four. What is the cause of this apparent discrepancy?
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When listing Meta Serverfault SE questions — Wrong author info is being displayed

I just listed questions on the Meta SE site by pressing the Question button and notice that instead of seeing the avatar of the AUTHOR of the question.....it is showing the avatar of one of the ...
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Tags can't be linked in Tag Wiki exerpt

If I use [tag:debian] almost anywhere on the site I get something like this: debian This, however does not work in the excerpt text of a Tag Wiki. See an example here: debian-squeeze.
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Problem posting a comment

Here we go again. I received the displayed error while trying to post a comment. Posting a comment to a different answer to the same question worked fine (it was just a test, so I deleted it again), ...
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Can't open close vote pop-up (again)

It's really hard to clean up the site when the close vote pop-up doesn't pop up. This isn't the first time sand I tried repeatedly, even flushing the browser cache and the proxy cache between tries.
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VTC tallies messed up?

As I was working through the /review VTC queue earlier today, I noticed my VTC count was up past 250 or so. I just went back to the queue to use up today's VTC quota, and saw my rally was down around ...
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Some questions are highlighted for a not-logged-in user, is that by design?

I'm not (yet) an SF user, so I got here out of curiosity after we migrated a question from SO to SF. I was surprised to see that, on the main page, some questions were highlighted as if I had any "...
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Accepted answer on rep page not aligned with background

As one can see in the screenshot below, the background is not aligned with the [+15] on the rep page for an accept, and lets the text "bleed"(for lack of better terminology) into the rest of the page: ...
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Cannot edit my answer

I just posted an answer and immediately noticed a typo. It now won't let me get back in to edit the post. I retried several times and also waited between tries. I even left the page and returned to ...
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Why was a question I answered automatically deleted?

A few minutes ago I noticed the mysterious disappearance of 65 reputation from my Server Fault account. On looking into it, I found that this question, which I'd answered last month, had been deleted. ...
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… yet another issue

Occasionally when posting a comment I find that the @username that I generally put at the start gets dropped when I save it. This is normally correctable by editing and re-saving the comment. Somewhat ...
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Bug finder at your service

Is it just me or are others experiencing issues with SF? Here's my latest, which occured when I clicked on the inbox button to read the message I apparently have:
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Access denied but why?

The significant part of the browser message: While trying to retrieve the URL: http://serverfault.com/questions/388858/how-to-fix-file-name-too-long-error-in-apache2 The following error was ...
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Can't reject an edit

I was reviewing some edits today and went to reject one (which one is irrelevant). After clicking on the reject button I selected the custom option and typed in my reason. I then clicked the reject ...
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You must have 5 reputation to participate on which site again?

The meta.SF FAQ states, in part: You must have at least 5 reputation on the main website to participate on Server Fault. Should it not say that you must have 5 reputation on Server Fault to ...
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i.stack.imgur images gone?

I thought photos on http://i.stack.imgur.com/ weren't meant to expire? Or at least, not expire for a very long time without views? It seems strange that two images on a question are gone, but one ...
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Uh, what's going on with the captcha?

Yes, I am a human being, but I don't see a captcha nor a field to enter whatever is expected here...
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Inconsistent rep behaviour

I recall seeing a mention a little while back about changes to the SE sites that mean rep adjustments are made "on the fly" and recalcs are no longer necessary. I think it's broken, at least on SF. I ...
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What's going on with syntax highlighting?

The syntax highlighting in this question seems to have matched a slash as being the start of a comment (or maybe a Perl-style regex) and kept that colour until it encountered another slash. Is it not ...
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What's wrong with this questions vote-to-close count? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't vote again if previous vote has expired? There is something odd with this question: It's definitely off-topic and should be closed, but when I try to vote it to ...
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Typo in flagging suggestions - “not a real question”

From the flagging summary: It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overy broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its ...
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Where's the upvote for primary

Where are the upvote buttons for primary ? Is this a bug or do we need to wait ?
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Synonymizer badge not showing in my profile

I suggested a tag synonym several days ago which was accepted, but I haven't yet been awarded the Synonymizer badge. When will this badge appear in my profile? I thought it would have appeared by now.
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Can something be done about the greek captcha's? [closed]

I've again encountered one of these: Now I know the Greek Economy is dwindling and I appreciate StackExchange trying to help them out by OCR'ing there scripts, but for our poor Western Keyboards, ...
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Flag window dimming

While flagging an answer that already had a few down-votes to it, I noticed that the text that appears dims as much as the answer has. References: --------------VS-------------- I guess the ...
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Weren't lmgtfy.com links blocked?

https://serverfault.com/questions/321559/how-to-install-a-vnc-server-on-ubuntu/321561#321561 In case of modify or delete, the full text of the answer is as follows: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=vnc+ubuntu+...
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New email settings dialog broken in IE8

I don't understand the new email settings dialog: Very confused whether that sends me emails every three hours (as per the drop down) or not at all (as per the checkbox). I'm unable to uncheck the ...
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FAQ - screenshots from bicycles.SE

Here i a screenshot from the ServerFault FAQ. The images are from bicycles.stackexchange.com! Could this be fixed please? Edit. I had not noticed that it was the case for all FAQs on stackexchange. ...
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“Accept Button” does not work all the time

I am not sure what causes this issue, but I have been able to recreate a workaround to this problem. Sometimes the accept button simply does not register that I have clicked it. The only way that I ...
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Chat link in top bar missing?

This morning, I sit at my desk, almost spill my coffee, get settled and open firefox 5.0.1 and what do I see? The chat link is missing. WTF mate, like my morning could have started any worse?
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Why do the links to chat rooms show up randomly?

I'm not sure when it happened, but at some point the links on the sidebar to The Comms Room and Vote to Close went away. I wondered about their disappearance, but didn't bother to post a question ...
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Wrong link pulled into report when recording an exact duplicate on another SE site

When reporting this question on SF as an exact duplicate of this one over on DBA, the description of question 2868 on SF is pulled through, not the description of question 2868 on dba.se. The comment ...
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Daily Vote Limit Reached at 38 Votes

I've voted 38 times today and can't up/down-vote any questions or answers, getting the Daily Vote Limit Reached message. Does flagging a comment as Spam count against these? Or any other actions? ...
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Privilege Description for Moderator Tools should be changed

Right now the description text for the "access to moderation tools" privilege says, in part: You have earned the highest level of privilege in our community With the addition of the "trusted user" ...
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No editing toolbar

It appears something has broken, for me at least. The editing toolbar is currently not visible when posting a question or answer, yet if I edit an existing one it's fine. I tried FF, IE and Camino on ...
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Moderator elections bug

I'm getting a banner telling me to cast my last vote on the moderator elections but I've already cast three votes. I've refreshed the page but still get the message. I've also verified that my 1st, ...
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AJAXy control buttons on user profile page can break

EDIT: not sure of the etiquette but based on the comments I opened this on meta.stackoverflow.com as AJAXy control buttons on user profile page can break -- In Chrome 8.0.552.224 on Windows 7, I ...
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What's going on with tags on profile pages on SF?

Owww, my eyes. (10/12/10, 15:09pm, Windows 7 32-bit, IE 8)
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Why am I false?

Getting this error around 9:30AM (CST): when visiting the Questions/newest tab.
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i just got suffrage badge?

but i havn't used 30 votes today? is this a bug?