Questions tagged [status-completed]

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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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Merge Tags: redirect and redirects

I think these 2 should be merged 'redirect' and 'redirects' They are both on, hmm, redirects Maybe a synonym is in place.
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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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Is it possible to merge my two accounts?

I am this user: https://serverfault.com/users/130303/tom (called "Tom1") When I asked my first question I wasn't registered on ServerFault (now I am). Between my first and my second question I had a ...
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Request for Tag Merge: pcie and pci-express

pci-express has a description, and pcie doesn't, it seems like pcie should be merged into pci-express. Unless there's some difference between those two phrases that I'm not aware of. Thoughts?
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Burninate 'legal'

Seeing this question revealed that we have a legal tag. As legality is and always will be a local matter there can be no legitimate use for such a tag.
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TAG Merge - vcenter vmware-vcenter vsphere-vcenter

Shouldn't these 3 tags be merged? vcenter vmware-vcenter vsphere-vcenter
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Tag merge: 'bsod' and 'bluescreen'

bluescreen and bsod are duplicates as far as I can tell.
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Merge / alias tags: multihomed and multi-homed

multihomed multi-homed Filler, filler, 30 characters...
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What to do with hard disk lifetime questions?

We got this question today: https://serverfault.com/questions/388656/hard-disk-lifespan I voted to close it as a duplicate of this one: Does an unplugged hard drive used for data archival deteriorate?...
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Tag double-entendre: rc

At the moment there are six questions tagged rc: Four are Unix/Linux questions, in which [rc] means runcom. Two are Windows questions, in which [rc] means Release Candidate. I don't think tags are ...
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Request to merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13

Please merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13. Only a small number of questions are tagged with either of these and they clearly point to the same release of fedora.
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Survey Gopher serving somewhat stale SF survey

The Server Fault Annual User Survey 2012 Ad is still in rotation. When I click on it, I am informed that the survey is currently closed.
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Merge guest account with registered account

Can an admin please merge my guest account with my StackExchange account? Guest: https://serverfault.com/users/104148/john StackExchange: https://serverfault.com/users/116123/serverbloke I have ...
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Tag merge: bridge and bridging

I think bridging should be merged into bridge, since it has the same meaning.
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Request to merge tags: mumble and mumble-server

These tags should be merged: mumble-server and mumble
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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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restore my users

please advice my user not appears in the serverfault site so I can’t back and ask question I have two users (both users are my user) and actually I want to merge them because I lost those users user:...
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We've always been at war with [standby]

Let's handle standby like thought police: eradicate all traces and deny its existence. I've just finished eradicating this tag from the conscious memory
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Merge [amd64] and [x64]

amd64 and x64 mean the same. On superuser they are synonyms.
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Is the [help] tag helpful?

The help tag seems a little pointless, but there are 23 questions tagged as help, don't you agree?
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FAQ Rewrite - Round 3

The Words and links below have been incorporated into the FAQ The proposed FAQ has been officially rejected by the power that be. They had an interesting choice of words for the previous edit. The ...
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"ca" vs. "certificate-authority" tags

It appears that ca and certificate-authority are redundant. How about a synonym? It doesn't appear that any ca questions are referring to "Computer Associates".
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Destroy tag 2003

Up until a few moments ago there were three questions tagged 2003. Now there are none. I can't image any reason to have tags consisting of just years, so can it please be destroyed?
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Vote: What level of automatic code highlighting do we want?

Now that have code highlighting enabled, we need to determine how 'automatic' it should be. The code highlighting engine works in two ways: Automatic inference of the language in use via the tags on ...
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lost user + how to get my user back in serverfault site

please advice I ask this question shell script (KSH) + set file to param & perform test between param and string but from some reason my user not apears in the serverfault site so I cant back ...
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Rename [route53] to [amazon-route53]

All the other tags that fall under the Amazon Web Services umbrella follow the convention of starting with 'amazon-', this appears to be the only remaining exception. As per Amazon's description: ...
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FAQ Rewrite edit round 1

Since the FAQ as-written was not accepted, we get to have an edit round. The below is a grammar/spelling/punctuation checked version of the FAQ. The edit process: Proposed edits will be submitted ...
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Question migrated to superuser and then deleted

Why was the question https://serverfault.com/questions/354781/how-to-access-setup-of-this-router?noredirect=1 migrated to super user? I mean, doesn’t network equipment belong here? EDIT: The question ...
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Some more tag maintenance

These can (and should) probably be nuked: oddities, down, up, free-hosting, cheap-hosting, what-is.
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Do we need [slow] and [fast] tags?

https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/slow https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/fast Seems like these are quite generic. Many things are slow or fast - they provides no real useful ...
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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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Vote: Do we want code highlighting?

Currently, code highlighting is turned off (see balpha's comment here). It is possible to turn it on, if we want so. I think this would be nice to have, maybe on a per-tag basis, but turning it on is ...
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The [cent] tag needs to go

I'm not fly like @WesleyDavid, so no fancy WoW references. The [cent] tag looks like it's a typo and the only question under it got migrated to Unix & Linux already. I'm thinking it needs to get ...
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Tag reorganisation kvm*

This is related but it doesn't look like it was fully resolved. Tag kvm has (at least) two potential uses. Some work was done as per the link above to split it into kvm and kvm-switch. However, as ...
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Tag Syn: Operating Systems

Synonym request: operating-systems -> operating-system
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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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Formally changing the #4 migration target

Whereas, the migration statistics as discovered in this meta post show a demonstrated and ongoing trend of mod-only migrations to dba.stackexchange.com, and Whereas, Webmasters has not resided in the ...
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Please synonym vbs to vbscript

Please synonym vbs to vbscript.
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Tag synonym suggestion: [win] -> [windows]

I noticed we have a win tag. It is full of fail. All 4 questions under this tag appears to be from people trying to avoid RSI by not typing the whole word windows, so let's help these poor souls out ...
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Kill it with adamantine gauntlet: [fun]

As Splattne mentioned in this answer, there is a tag called fun. Who are we kidding? This is IT. fun has 18 questions, 17 of which are closed and one of which is locked. Many of the closures may or ...
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Kill it with blessed halberd: [easter-egg]

easter-egg Really? I think not. ಠ_ಠ
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Kill it with enchanted lava: [offtopic]

Only three posts with offtopic and all are closed. Can we bannish the tag for good never to be used again? How about its hyphenated Siamese off-topic that doesn't yet exist, but could?
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database-adminstration tag should be synonym of database-administration, not other way round

database-administration is currently a synonym of database-adminstration: https://serverfault.com/tags/database-adminstration/synonyms It should be the other way round.
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Tag synonym: hg -> mercurial

could we please have a synonym from hg to mercurial like we have on SO? I'm too new here to create it myself.
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certificate and certificates tag merge request

Can someone please merge the tag certificates to the tag certificate? There is likely many more tags that differ merely by plurality indication.
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ad-lds and active-directory-lds tag merge request

Can someone please merge the ad-lds and active-directory-lds tags please? ad-lds is the preferred tag to remain.
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frs and ntfrs tag merge request

Can someone please merge frs and ntfrs tags? They both refer to the same component. I.e. NT file replication service. frs would be the preferred tag to remain.
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Merge filesystem and filesystems

filesystem and filesystems should be merged, 135 on filesystem and 565 on filesystems . I guess keep filesystem to prefer the singular, but I don't feel strongly.
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DFSR and DFS-R tag merge request

Can someone please merge these tags? People use both terms to ask/answer questions on DFS Replication. Thanks M
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