Questions tagged [reopen-closed]

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so–called “duplicates” are effectively killed from view from initial link - why not make that clear?

After a post was declared a "duplicate" it is effectively killed, wasting the time of the original poster, if one uses only the initial link, which is being tacitly redirected. He is not made aware ...
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Why my question was put on hold?

I don't understand why my question was put on hold. I also replied to an email you sent earlier two days ago, but I have not received any response as yet. It did not allow me to attach a file even its ...
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Should we improve posts that are common Google results?

It seems like fairly regularly I'll be running a Google search to assist with a minor problem and the result that I get from a stackexchange.com site is extremely high quality. It answers my question ...
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How/where do I ask how to maintain a package with separate patches?

I have a question about maintaining a external software package with custom patches. Similar questions have been asked before, but mine is a bit more specific since it focuses on maintaining packages ...
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How can I rephrase 461570 to avoid opinion?

My question (and answer) How can I run Firefox on an FSDG distribution? has been closed as "opinion based". I believe that the question is a technical one (how do I install program X on a distribution ...
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reopen “stat” question

The question "Extract creation date and modification time of file in SunOS?" was marked as a duplicate of "stat command not found". I feel that in the current state of both, that is not true. The ...
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Disable ssh remote login using tcp wrapper

I don't understand why this question was closed without answer, and getting 4 down voted? I want to use tcp wrapper to disable ssh remote login from a client on the server. How do I find out if ...
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Fedora upgrade question closed as “typo”?

Re @Prabhjot Singh Problem with alsa-plugins-freeworld-lavcrate when upgrading to Fedora 28 "Questions describing a problem that can't be reproduced and seemingly went away on its own (or went away ...
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Systematically closing Kali questions

When I asked the reviewer who originally posted the duplicate link why he was duping this question, he referred me to this Meta post: What should we do about Kali Linux questions?. In the top-upvoted ...
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Missing feedback why a question is kept on hold

(Question adapted according to the information given by Michael Homer) From this answer I did believe that "edited closed questions get put into the review queue", and Michael Homer's comment ...
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Almost impossible to get questions out of “on hold” state

I've seen this happen a couple of times: It's going very fast to put a message on hold, but taking very long (if at all) to revive it. As with this message, which needed some more seconds of thinking ...
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How to take a question off “on hold”?

I wish to have the following question reopened: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/265961/what-happens-to-the-c-mysqlconnectionstringbuilder-classs-default-constructor. How can I do that? I ...
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Reopen question on subshells closed as a duplicate

Why is subshell created by background control operator (&) not displayed under pstree was recently closed as a duplicate of Rule for invoking subshell in Bash?. I can see why people would think ...
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Please can “how-can-i-write-to-the-buzz-controllers-…-to-work-LEDs” be reopened for answer

The OP in the question had tried various methods to WRITE to the HID device (Sony Playstation "Buzz" controllers) but had not had any success - including via a shell script. I too had been trying on ...
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Virtual consoles (Linux–FreeBSD): possibly mistaken closure

When I was about to write a post about Linux–FreeBSD virtual consoles and their difference from virtual terminals, an anomaly surfaced. The question Computer terminal and virtual console asked namely ...
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improving closed questions without reopening

I edited this post, which had been put on hold as primary opinion based. Although I did not get to review it in the Close Review queue, I would have voted to close it myself as well. I did not want ...
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My question was put on hold. I rephrased it. Can I get it unlocked?

The question in... question: Can 'ssh <host> <command>' be configured to always load server-side startup files?