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hi sorry for stupid question i have server account in stackexchange.com platform (stackoverflow, math, stats, gamedev) with nkint: https://stackoverflow.com/users/433685/nkint usually my account was ...
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List of questions for candidates in 2011 moderator election [closed]

Blatantly stolen from the meta.maths elections This thread is opened for questions addressed to (all) the candidates in the January 2011 moderator election. If questions are kept simple enough they ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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How do I get my bounty points?

My answer to a +50 bounty question has been accepted. How do I get the bounty? My understanding is that the OP has to specifically allocate the bounty. What if he decided not to or forgets to?
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Can you submit the blog post here first before posting?

I say this only because the otherwise excellent Know Your RAM post has a few grammar errors. By posting here first, you can get these corrected first, via comments, (or by making the post CW). [note] ...
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What's the difference between 'vm' and 'virtual-machine' tags?

I see there's separate vm and virtual-machines tags. What's the difference? Should they be made synonyms?
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Conferences to go to 2011 Edition

It's that time of year to start thinking about what conferences we want to beg,plead,borrow and steal to get to go to this year. We all like a good conference, but are generally limited in the funds ...
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On migrating to unix-SE

Unix & Linux has recently been launched, so I'm wondering if there are questions in here that need migrating. The FAQ states that this site is not for General personal computer troubleshooting. ...
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RSS/Atom feed for search terms

Is there a way to get an RSS / Atom feed for questions matching a particular search term? It would be nice to get able to get: http://serverfault.com/search?tab=newest&q=$FOOBAR as a feed in my ...
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Why is there a separate forum for IT security questions?

It seems to me that the new IT Security site and Serverfault are very thinly sliced and might create confusion in its shared users about what kind of questions go where. For example, the question "...
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Questions belonging to intersection of webmasters.stackexchange and ServerFault

Hi, Almost every webmaster deals with a server. So if he has a question regarding his server (like the following example), which site should he ask on: webmasters.stackexchange OR ServerFault. ...
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Reputation inconsistent across flair themes

I've just looked at the falir page - https://serverfault.com/users/flair - and found the numbers there to be inconsistent across the different theme choices. Whilst I understand that the image ...
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Systematic downvoting?

While looking to see why I received a downvote (don't care, just curious) I noticed a rather unusual voting pattern to answers to this question, where all but one answer have been downvoted. None of ...
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Why does it take so many steps to add a tag to my favorites?

I'm reading some stuff here. Oooh, a tag on an interesting subject. I'll add it to my favorites ... Click on the tag ... It directs me to the page where all the questions related to the tag appears....
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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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Why are the job ads on serverfault all for developers?

ServerFault is frequented by system administrators. careers.serverfault.com exists, and has job adverts for system administrators and the like. Yet, all the job ads on the right hand side of ...
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Would asterisk questions be welcome here?

Is it ok if I vote to migrate asterisk questions from Super User to here?
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RSS Feed for bounties?

Is there a feed available somewhere that tracks bounties offered? Apologies if this has been discussed and rejected elsewhere.
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When does an answer become community wiki?

I made about 12 revisions to my Answer when I noticed that the answer became a community wiki. The change to CW was automatic and it's connected to one of my edits. What causes this? Would a ...
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Suggested tag replacements for linux-networking, windows-networking

I think that instances of [linux-networking] should be replaced with [linux][networking] and [windows-networking] with [windows][networking] I think doing this would be a good idea because having the ...
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Changing the FAQ: Home networks

One thing I've noticed in close-voting is that if the questioner mentions that what they're doing is in their home in any way, it gets voted off-topic. If it's about the network itself, it gets ...
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adding new tags

How can we add new tags which we can see under Tags tab?
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Removed answer by a moderator???

I think mrdenny deleted one of my answers and I think it's because I've just linked external material w/o providing a solution. Nothing to say about the reason, but I think it'd be better to let the ...
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What is "Do you haz teh codez"?

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Avoid Tumbleweed badge

Is it ok to delete a question with low views and no answers and also no comments for some time and re-post it in order to get more visibility and maybe an answer?
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I've had a fault on my broadband connection (now resolved) and my ISP has posted a diagnostic. Would it be OK to ask what it all means?

I'm not sure whether this would be a suitable question for SF or not. My broadband failed a few days ago and has just been restored. My ISP posted the output from a diagnostic test as a response to ...
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How can I accept answers to my questions?

Please help me increase my acceptance rate. How do I accept answers to my questions?
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Is there a result of voting up a comment?

It doesn't seem to accrue reputation points for the recipient, so I wonder if it does anything more than increment a score for the comment itself?
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Why was my server 2003 question moved to superuser.com?

This question https://serverfault.com/questions/213602/why-would-a-2tb-drive-say-half-its-space-is-used-when-it-isnt-closed was moved to superuser.com, and I don't know why. It's an O/S question ...
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New flag reason for "Pointless Answer" for "Me too" type answers

I'm referring to a rather specific class of "answers" that people post, but it is happening frequently enough now that it's generating a lot of crap "answers" and is starting to annoy me somewhat. ...
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Why limit site to "many desktop PCs" and no mention of laptops? [closed]

FAQ says I can ask questions here when I manage many desktop PCs. What if I manage 100's of laptops?
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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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What's the worst question you've ever seen on SF.com?

I thought it might be neat/funny to link to the worst questions you've ever seen on serverfault. I'll start us off with https://serverfault.com/questions/209537/hi-can-any-ony-explain-elaborately-...
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I had a question migrated from supseruser. What steps can I take to associate the question with my new SF account?

Just as the question says, how can i get my migrated question associated with my account? Here is the question in question: My web-page doesn't seem to be available on other computers (the www) ...
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Interesting tab

StackOverflow has an interesting tab, showing unanswered questions it expects you'll be able to answer. This is very useful. Please can it be added to SF?
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What is the meaning of the square box around question answer?

I read the whole FAQ and I did not find that answer.
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Can we get Migrate to Ask Ubuntu?

I'm seeing more than the occasional Ubuntu question float through here that relates to the Ubuntu Desktop OS (I'm going to try and find a list now) Any chance we can get a "Migrate to Ask Ubuntu" ...
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mod_rewrite/htaccess/etc. questions - migrate?

As was noted by sysadmin1138 in the Unprofessional Questions thread, we've been getting a lot of mod_rewrite questions as of late. Add to those all of the questions we get asked regularly about ...
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Server Fault FAQ Update

Based on the responses to this question here, and after reviewing the FAQ again, I would like to suggest a section be added similar to Super User which explicitly states what questions are not allowed ...
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Sick of "unprofessional" questions

I'm seeing SO MANY questions like this: How to get my server viewable from the internet? From the FAQ: Server Fault is for system administrators and IT professionals, people who manage or maintain ...
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why was my question about mac mini servers closed?

I asked a question about using Mac Minis as servers. It was upvoted and then closed without comment and moved to SuperUser. Why? I am using these Mac Minis as servers and in a professional capacity....
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What information should I include or obfuscate in my posts?

This is a Canonical Question about the privacy of Server Fault and the needed detail to get an answer from the community. Is there any information other than a password that would be considered a ...
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Where's the StackExchange Inbox?

I often see an attention-seeking indicator in the upper left corner of the page at the 'StackExchange' drop-down menu, and when I click on it there's another indicator within stating there are (...
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AS400, iSeries, and IBM-i are all the same system

I started this on StackOverflow meta, but we decided it needs to be over here as well. IBM has had a identity problem for their midrange system over the past decade. There are several names for the ...
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How do you ask a question about server fault after reading the faq and not finding clarification?

The meta links to the server fault meta community area, where it should be appropriate to ask a question about what is appropriate for server fault, before actually posting to server fault, and having ...
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Are most Serverfault users Unix or Windows Admins?

Im very curious to this.. StackOverflow seems to have a much larger Unix aware user base At times im very excited to see lots of Unix questions about cool stuff.. However it is often that there is ...
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Is it possible to view all questions with My Tags?

I know I can click on unanswered questions and choose the "My Tags" tab, but there is no way to sort that view (e.g. by date, votes, etc.), and I'd also really like to be able to see all questions ...
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What Should I do About An Answer I Can't Verify

Several months ago I asked a question on server fault. Someone just answered it but we replaced our 10.4 deployment with a 10.5 deployment earlier this year and I now have no way to verify the ...
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Announcer, Booster, Publicist Badges -- How exactly are these earned?

How exactly is a link to whatever question tracked back to your username? I assumed some sort of link with a username in it or some kind of key, but I couldn't find that anywhere. Any help much ...
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