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Merge [tag:copy] and [tag:copying]

The tags copy and copying seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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Labor action notice

Today, 5th June, is the beginning of a strike by many StackExchange moderators over the recent policy announcement by StackExchange staff around handling AI and Large Language Model (LLM) generated ...
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A small measure of congratulations

To @dave-m for doing the 100K'th Suggest Edit review! You don't get to milestones like that very often. With 6,733 suggested-edit reviews, Dave has the largest percentage of edit-reviews of any user. ...
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Reduce bump activity of the Community Bot

Regularly half or more of the questions on the ServerFault front-page seem to be there only because they were bumped by the Community bot. It's self claimed configuration is among others: Randomly ...
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Please rename freenas tag to truenas

There is an existing tag [freenas]. This refers to "FreeNAS", a Network-Attached Storage (NAS) software product which has been around for many years. Over the course of 2019-2021, the ...
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Let's patch up the [patch] tag!

I think the patch should be split into two tags: patch-panel and something to refer to patching a computer, perhaps software-patch would be a good name (I'm open to other options, though). Or, patch ...
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Rename tag [parse] to [parse-server]

The parse tag refers to Parse Server and I suggest to rename it to parse-server to make the tag consistent with the parse-server tag on StackOverflow prevent using the tag for parsing related ...
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Duplicate tags [graylog] and [graylog2]

We have these tags with the same description: graylog with 14 questions graylog2 with 71 questions The version history of Graylog is a bit confusing: It started as Graylog, then came Graylog2 (up to ...
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Visual bug with displaing badges

See picture for details: My browser if FF v61.0.1
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Should google-kubernetes tag be renamed to kubernetes only?

Kubernetes is a community project now. Would it make sense to rename the tag to kubernetes only?
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Accepted duplicate too quickly

I asked the following question: Puppet.conf server specify port? I assumed the answer and duplicate linked would solve my problem but after following both instructions, my problem still persists. ...
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adding ipset tag

I have a question about my Server Fault post: replacing a runtime instance of ipset I'd like to add ipset tag to my question. There are actually quite a few questions on serverfault that cover ipset, ...
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tag confusion with [ghost]

It's not clear if the ghost tag refers to the blogging software or Symantec's ghost. I suggest that adding two tags might resolve this problem: • ghost-blog • ghost-symantec
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Do we want anonymity?

The anonymity tag currently has no description and just 9 questions. Is that a useful tag, and if so, which questions is it appropriate for?
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Possible canonical question: Windows Active Directory naming best practices?

Despite knowing squat about Windows, I have already this morning VTC'ed two questions as duplicates of Windows Active Directory naming best practices? Is it time to elevate that question to full ...
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Google Apps is now G Suite - should the tag be changed?

Google Apps is now G Suite - should the google-apps tag be changed to g-suite? It currently has 433 questions.
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Is it usefull to have both tags 'datastax' and 'datastax-enterprise'?

On questions related to tag cassandra, people tag often datastax and datastax-enterprise (example). I wondered if there a real difference between those two tags, and if one of them should be dropped.
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Duplicate tag [service] and [services]

I wanted to report a tag that seems a duplicate; service with 276 questions tagged, and services with 433 question tagged. I think that is similar to this meta question Q: Duplicate tag windows-...
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How did I get three Marshal badges?

Today when I logged on Server Fault there were two messages for me, both with the exact same wording: You've earned the "Marshal" badge (Raise 500 helpful flags). And I noticed that the count of ...
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Which Header tags need beheading?

I was looking for a suitable tag for a question about the email headers my email server creates but while looking I noticed that header-related tags could probably do with a clean-up: I'm sure there ...
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VirtualBox tag warning

One Stack Exchange feature which is significantly underutilized here at SF is tag warnings. These pop up when a user enters a tag into their question and can provide guidance on how to use the tag or ...
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Poll: Administrator tag

Should the administrator tag be nuked?
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Merge vhost and virtualhost

There are different tags for vhost and virtualhost, but these seem largely the same tag. They should be synonymed.
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Broken link on http://serverfault.com/tour

There is a broken link on the serverfault.com/tour page. The link to Product, service, or learning material recommendations gives me Sorry, we can't find that page that you're looking for. You ...
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Tag reverse is ambiguous

The reverse tag has been used with at least three different meanings. Reverse DNS, reverse proxy, reverse port-forwarding. I think the tag needs to go. Should it just be removed, or should questions ...
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Is it time to kill problematic tags like cpanel, plesk, whm and webmin?

Given the recent uptick in new users with new questions, I've been noticing an even sharper-than-normal decline in quality on the site and a correlated increase in the number of questions about how to ...
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Favorites page "answers" text spilling outside its box

I'm not sure how this should look, but I'm fairly sure that it shouldn't look like this.
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Can we increase the number of close-votes per day?

Recenly, in Chat it was suggested by an SF moderator: One side issue is, given the volume we're seeing now, I don't think users have enough daily close votes. The response by an SE employee was: ...
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Change or retract a vote to close

This may have been discussed on MSO but I don't go there any more, so I wouldn't see it and don't believe we should have to search elsewhere for answers relevant to this SF. It happened again today ...
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Change style of Links

There's already a question for this, I tried to "bump" it with a comment, but it didn't show up on the Active Page. Can we setup a different style for links on the Server Fault page to make the link ...
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Create Tag : openstack-neutron

Is it possible to create an openstack-neutron tag? I do not have that much of reputation to do it myself.
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Add [packer] tag

Packer is a tool which automates building and provisioning of VM and Docker images. Questions that would use the packer tag: Deploy packer images on bare metal server? Chef installation in a chroot (...
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Remove or Rename "Site" Tag

I posted a question about Active Directory Sites, so I looked for a tag specific to it. The sites tag appears to have questions relating to websites, Active Directory Sites, SharePoint Sites, DNS, etc....
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Request for retagging tinc-related questions

There are 6 questions related to Tinc VPN at SF now. Would mass re-tagging them be of any use? I can do it manually, but 2k+ users may do it without the hassle of waiting for approval.
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Are commercial placeholder domain names not blocked here?

I’ve just suggested an edit to a question which used xyz.com as a placeholder domain name. Lots of people are unfamiliar with RFC 2606, and therefore use domain names other than example{.com|.org|.net}...
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Merge Request for trio [dnsbl] [dnsrbl] [rbl]

These three tags should be merged rbl (30) a.k.a Real-time Blackhole List dnsbl (5) a.k.a. DNS-based Blackhole List dnsrbl (3) a.k.a. DNS-based Real-time Blackhole List RBL and DNSBL was ...
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SF needs its own "Shopping" link

While the original idea: Modifying the faq, shopping edition was a great one and duly implemented...I think that the existing link to http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/11/qa-is-hard-lets-go-shopping/ ...
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Rename [openerp] to [odoo]

The OpenERP project has been renamed to Odoo, so I propose to rename openerp to odoo. The tag wiki should also be updated accordingly mentioning the old name(s).
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Add [mesos] tag

What it is: Apache Mesos abstracts CPU, memory, storage, and other compute resources away from machines (physical or virtual), enabling fault-tolerant and elastic distributed systems to easily be ...
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Tag synonym: [rt] -> [request-tracker]

Five questions have rt tag but actually they can be tagged as request-tracker too. Source: https://www.bestpractical.com/rt/
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Tag synonym [mailserver] -> [emailserver]

For me there is not a difference for the tags mailserver and emailserver so I would suggest to create a Tag synonym [mailserver] -> [emailserver]
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Tag synonym [deploy] -> [deployment]

I would like to propose marking deploy as a synonym for deployment. Here's my rationale: the word deploy is the verb form of deployment and the two appear to be used similarly and interchangeably in ...
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Proposed change to Server Fault guidelines, round 2

I'd like to propose some changes to the guidelines in our help center on what questions are on topic. The goals of this change are: Alter the language to focus on the question being asked as opposed ...
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Rewriting "minimal understanding"

This current close reason is confusing and potentially misleading. Questions must demonstrate a minimal understanding of the problem being solved. Try including attempted solutions, why they didn't ...
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Suggested edits on duplicate tags

I was asked to review an edit on a tag which has only a single question. Turns out it is a duplicate tag because both regex and regexp exist. Should I approve an edit to create a description on a ...
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Cannot do a primary vote: errors

Whenever I try to cast a vote on primary, I get a red popup saying: An error has occurred - please retry your request. I have already force-reloaded the site, but that did not help either. What am I ...
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Does unzip (and un-other-compress) deserve its own tag?

Do we need both the tags zip and unzip? Or more generic: should we clean the un-$compress tags to $compress? Our should we even consolidate some of these tags into compression? Inspired by this ...
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Tag synonym request - Office 365

I would like to see the following tags set as synonyms of MS-Office-365 : Exchange-Online MS-Exchange-365 While Exchange Online could be considered a separate offering by Microsoft from Office 365, ...
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Tag merge: SaltStack

These two tags are for the same product: salt: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt/info salt-stack: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt-stack/info How about a unique one: salt-stack? IMO, salt is not a ...
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Tag deletion: "Multiple"

The multiple tag is fairly useless...amassing 124 questions since its creation and with no real reason. Could this just be deleted?

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