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Can someone please create a new "LEMP" stack tag on ServerFault?

I hope I'm doing this right, I don't have enough reputation yet to create tags. It looks like the LAMP stack tag already exists, but the corresponding LEMP tag for Nginx (not Apache) server stacks ...
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Can I ask about installation of an operating system distribution over a server?

I did purchase a set of servers, that normally doesn't allow manual installation of an operating system. It comes with a CD and it only allows a specific operating system. Here can I ask about how ...
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New format for logs: numbered lines WITH automatic line breaks

IMHO serverfault shoul support yet another format for quoting code/logs: numbered lines with line breaks. It would allow to see whole lines without horizontal scrolling with preserved important ...
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Can serverfault.stackexchange.com be added?

It seems like all the newer SE sites are named topic.stackexchange.com. Just to keep everything orthogonal what about adding serverfault.stackexchange.com as well and point it to serverfault.com?
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why is that question locked - it's active, people try to share their findings and the question is not answered yet

illegitimate traffic from user agent Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.10) Gecko/2009042316 Firefox/3.0.10 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
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Using VBS as a quick fix [closed]

I am not really sure if this is on-topic for the main site so I thought I would ask it here, but again, it may be slightly off-topic. The company I work for hosts a number of websites, these are all ...
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Where to post questions that might not fit serverfault?

I have a issue with high system cpu usage with qemu but because i use a panel (virtualizor) that (probably?) doesn't fit on sf. I mainly just dont want to get downvoted into oblivion because "it ...
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What is the URI that points to the voting stats?

The last question I read in Meta-SF piqued my ..What is the URI to get the voting stats?
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Why is my question on dd test closed?

Refer to this question, it is being closed as off-topic But I don't really know what makes it an off-topic question?
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New TMG tags backwards?

It's been standardized on something that doesn't intuitively make sense to me - two tags for the same product, vendor prefixing, and an unused acronym: threat-management-gateway -> ms-ftmg tmg-2010 -...
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HTTPS everywhere [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I use https to access the stackexchange sites? I'd like to reopen the discussion about HTTPS. I'm aware it's been asked before, however I feel that it deserves ...
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Why is HopelessN00b stalking me?

Why is HopelessN00b stalking me and mass-closing my questions?
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Retaliation for my posts here on meta?

Out of the blue, one or more users downvotes a bunch of my old, dormant, threads. What is going on here? (note, the issue continues beyond the timeframe shown in the shot below)
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Rejected edit and the importance of being nice

https://serverfault.com/review/suggested-edits/52199 Why would this suggested edit be rejected? The original answer seems pretty unfriendly to me. "Being nice is important to us" - Joel Spolsky ...
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Adding a User Rep/Question Threshold ala Slashdot?

Would like to see the ability to hide the questions that are visible to me if a question is asked by a user with a reputation lower than a threshold set in personal preferences. EDIT I meant as a ...
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My bounty was returned - Why?

There was 5 or 6 days left on the bounty for a question of mine, and when I logged back in I noticed I had be awarded the reputation back. In the question, it no longer says a bounty is available. ...
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Is it reasonable/possible to further discourage down voting?

I'm new here, but it seems to me that there have been many more down votes on questions recently compared to when I first signed up. I've seen down votes on questions just because they are a little ...
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Units of measure - farenheit, celcius, kelvin?

In questions there may be discussion related to temperature. Some answers are using farenheit as the unit, others may use celcius. What (if any) is the convention for usage of these units?
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How to check deleted question [closed]

I had a question from my account deleted, was it by my or by a moderator?
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Should anonymizing IP addresses, hostnames, company names and other PII be encouraged? [duplicate]

Not to pick on any particular question, but I noticed this question doesn't appear to have anonymized: an IP address from the server access log the referer header the domain name of the site being ...
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Rules regarding comments and edits and holds

Can somebody please direct me to a resource that explains when people are actually allowed to put a question on hold? Thanks. Trying to help another user. This user has edited their question multiple ...
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Please explain this reputation change?

Could someone please explain why I lost 1 reputation after downvoting an answer on this question? Maybe I'm just having a stupid moment?
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VirtualBox question

https://serverfault.com/questions/554486/backup-restore-oracle-virtualbox-vm?noredirect=1#comment641555_554486 It seems silly to post about it here but the moderator insisted that I do so, which he ...
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I've finished 100 days of consecutive login's into SF and I should have been getting the Fanatic badge but it's not there, how could this be?

Today is my 100th consecutive day in visiting the site and when I looked on my profile it said something like "Thanks for your efforts, you've earned the Fanatic badge, let's track the next badge..." ...
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Email Question that might not fit on SF

I am trying to find a cost effective approach to delivering a small volume of business emails, that offers a high rate of inbox deliverability. This question borders on a product recommendation, so I ...
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Where can I find topics for every site of this network?

where can I found topics for every site of this network and differences between superuser and serverfault. This is perfect network where you can find answer for almost question you need. and it's ...
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Random idea: add tags of any question asked to user's 'favourites'?

I've a suggestion/idea for a feature that might come in useful, and would appreciate other's feedback. I've marked a few tags as favourite and see that questions tagged with those are highlighted ...
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Why lock a question because a poorly worded locked duplicate with no answers exist?

I have a question here https://serverfault.com/questions/670436/how-do-i-use-tls-https-using-dane-dnssec IMO it's incorrectly marked as a duplicate. One question explains the problem and the expected ...
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Merge request: fedora tags

Please merge the following tags into the fedora tag, as I don't see any real usage of having a different flag for nearly every single fedora version released: fedora8 fedora9 fedora13 fedora14 ...
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Share favorites between sites

Would it be possible to import favorites tags over between sites? For example, I have sql-server favorited on SO, Server Fault, and Code Review, and I had to add it seperately at each site.
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spam and spammers filter feature request

I do not know what are the merits of downvoting except to discourage newcomers and appaling from continuation of discussion, but, IMO, it does not have sense without filtering users feature(s). Some ...
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Guidelines for flagging answers

I already read When is an answer Not An Answer? and Moderation inconsistencies. It seems that bad answers are supposed to be just voted down, and indeed a few flags I have raised on bad answers have ...
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Is not mentioning business environment equal to off-topic?

SSH server accepts connection and immediately disconnects In this question, I'm wondering if the server is been attacked. I failed to mention if the server is for my company. The question is closed ...
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How to address a user who inappropriately edited an accepted answer

I'm not going to provide the example because I'm not here to start a flamewar over someone being an overly aggressive user. However, in the case that another user goes in and starts making edits to ...
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How to flag/close questions about old/irrelevant versions [duplicate]

I just came across an unanswered question from 2012, asking about an issue with the Archlinux boot process. It's now been several years and the Arch boot process changed a lot (switched to Systemd, ...
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Confused about some question migrations?

So this question started on ServerFault and got moved to SuperUser, https://superuser.com/questions/426308/tunneling-ftp-connection and this one is on ServerFault and doesn't yet show signs of ...
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Legitimate question about server setup, detailed my attempts, but told not professional way to do things

I have a question about my Server Fault post: OpenVPN how to route Internet traffic through a client My post was initially put on hold for lack of clear problem statement. I edited it so that the ...
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Could oom, oom-killer and outofmemoryerror be merged to oom?

Could oom, oom-killer and outofmemoryerror be merged to oom?
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Points for comments [closed]

I'm guessing there must be a reason for this but I was wondering why we don't get any points for comments? As much as I get the idea that an answer should be enough to fix the problem while comments ...
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Why are closed or migrated questions listed in the "related" box?

Looking at the downvoted question https://serverfault.com/questions/297473/unable-to-browse-hosted-site-on-server you can see on the right side the "Related" box. At the second item you find https://...
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Community has wrong avatar

Community's avatar is wrong. Fix, please.
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Is serverfault.com becoming slower? [closed]

I swear that for the past couple of weeks or so the speed of responses on serverfault.com has really degraded from what it used to be. Is it time to beef that site up a little?
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Should this question be migrated to here?

do you think that this question should be migrated to here from Unix&Linux? Thanks,
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Is it 'Minor Edit Week' or something?

I've noticed that this week we're getting a lot of tiny pointless edits to posts (https://serverfault.com/users/100013/jakegould, https://serverfault.com/users/294235/lnux?tab=activity) - how are they ...
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Merge mod-pagespeed and page-speed or change tooltip

There are different tags for mod-pagespeed and page-speed, but these seem largely the same tag. They should be synonymed. this is the tootip infos mod-pagespeed PageSpeed Module speeds up your ...
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Merge [tag:hacking] into [tag:security]

hacking isn't substantively different from security in context, and it should be made a synonym. Shall it be done?
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What is server fault for?

Ok, I can't understand what I am supposed to post on that stackexchange site as everything I post gets downvoted, this for stackexchanges general policies too. On stackoverflow I know I can post ...
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Feature request on serverfault.com - "I'm a dev pretending to be a sysadmin" checkbox

I'm doing more and more sysadmin things day-to-day (deployments, dev-infrastructure, etc), so am needing to ask questions in serverfault.com with more regularity. Some of the questions I feel are ...
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Who is removing a tag I use?

There was an hpsa tag, until a few days ago, that I was tagging my questions about HP's Server Automation Software suite with. Someone went through and replaced it with hp. Today, (~7 hours ago) I re-...
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Restrict some formatting options for posting answers

Following on from this question I propose that formatting which can be used to make an answer look grossly different to the general look of answers on SF. e.g. This kind of thing should not be allowed ...
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