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Rename [iproute] to [iproute2]?

iproute2 is the package name for the utility /sbin/ip and its peripherals. iproute OTOH leans strongly towards the ip route subcommand. While I admit that ip route is probably the most used subcommand ...
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cgroup versus cgroups in tagging

Our current tag for this concept is cgroups. However, according to the official kernel documentation: “cgroup” stands for “control group” and is never capitalized. The singular form is used to ...
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Tag not available

Problem: I just noticed that there’s a high-avability tag with 1 follower, no tag wiki and no usage guidance. It’s obviously a mis-spelling of high-availability (which doesn’t exist as a tag). ...
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tag:lxc and tag:lxd ... clarification required

lxc and lxd seem to be partially overlapping tags. So while LXC is the acronym for LinuX Containers and names the project as well as the software, there are now three major versions of LXC: 1.x ...
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Merge [kde5] & [plasma5]

kde5 & plasma5 mean the same thing. As explained by the Super User equivalent, Plasma 5 is the fifth iteration of KDE's desktop environment (kde5, on its own, makes no sense). For this reason I'm ...
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This criquet needs help!

After we decided we don't need version specific tags, nothing had changed: debian got an average of 1 question/day in the last 30 days In the last 24 hours, it got 6 questions. jessie has an worse ...
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Questions incorrectly tagged [streams]

I have noticed that most of the questions tagged as [streams] are about I/O in general rather than the STREAMS framework that the tag's wiki describes. Perhaps the tag is a little ambiguous?
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Rename [screen] to [gnu-screen]

Many people think that [screen] refers to screen as in monitor screen and use this tag inappropriately. Examples: Screen brightness adjustment not working in Ubuntu 14.04 Unable to start X Server ...
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Rename [cd] to [cd-command]

Apparently this has come to bite our behinds. cd is again used for either the optical disk and the change directory command. I propose renaming [cd] to [cd-command] and re-tag whatever isn't about the ...
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Can we retag suspend-related questions from "sleep"→"suspend"?

Of the currently 41 sleep-questions, some (like this one) are about the sleep program; the rest refer to suspend, as in low-power-mode; suspend-to-RAM|disk. (But few questions tagged suspend are about ...
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"Merge [distro-version] tags into [distro] tags", should we?

Following up previous discussion we definitively found those tags useless, so there are two options to make the change definitive: Manual cleanup (bleh! but yay!) Automated (yay! but bleh!) Why ...
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Why do we have both LVM and an LVM2 tags?

These tags don't seem that different. lvm has a tag wiki, whereas lvm2 does not, leading me to use lvm for my recent LVM2 question. Is there any difference between these, or should one go away? ...
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shell-builtin and built-in: duplicate tags?

I was making a question related to bash built-in's and realise the existence of those two tags: shell-builtin built-in built-in tag has only 3 questions, no wiki and no followers, in my opinion all ...
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"tag" and "tags" are not synonyms?

Okay, the meta tag tag should either be removed, because 0 questions use it, or be turned into a synonym of tags, because that just makes sense.
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Some mistakes regarding the /chrome, /google-chrome, and /chromium

I was just wondering what's up with the tags chrome, google-chrome, and chromium. At the moment, chrome is symlinked to chromium, and not google-chrome. However, "chrome" is more likely to refer to ...
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A tag for Lubuntu

I was looking the allowed tags. Why there is not a lubuntu tag? I didn't find such tag. I don't know if the tag lxde has the same meaning. Regards.
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Rename [monitor] to [monitors]

We're inconsistent as to whether we use singular or plural countable nouns in tag names. For monitor (as in a computer monitor, also called a screen or display), there's a risk of confusion with ...
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Please invert the email → mail synonym

At the moment email is a synonym of mail. This makes mail the to-go tag for both email in general, and the mail(1) command. I propose to use mail-command for the mail command (it's useful to have a ...
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Tag merge request: [permissions] and [permisions]

It's definitely a typo, so permisions should be merged with permissions
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loop tag misused

There are 12 questions tagged as loop: A loop device allows any file to be mounted as a filesystem image. Not to be confused with a loopback interface in networking. From those 4 are about loop ...
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What does the `directory-structure` tag refer to?

I can't find some truly relevant correlation between questions tagged with directory-structure, except maybe one. Is this tag just a (poor) synonym for fhs? Or, is this some of kind of generalization ...
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Architecture tag name confusing

I recently noticed a couple of questions tagged architecture that don't make any sense to me. I clicked through to make sure I knew what the architecture tag was supposed to be and discovered a hodge-...
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Will someone with a reputation >= 300 create a proper fish tag?

The current fish tag belongs to a new shell. This means we need a fish-kio tag. A kio tag is missing too!
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Merge tags software and software-rec?

There are now questions tagged software and software-rec. All software questions look like they're software recommendations and should be tagged software-rec for compatibility with Super User. I'm not ...
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Please unmerge history and command-history

The tag history has been merged into command-history. Err, no, that doesn't work. It's used for history questions as well.
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Please merge some tags

The following pairs of tags have the same meaning, and there isn't one that's clearly preferable to the other (if we delete one, it'll pop up again), so they should be made synonyms: [symbolic-link] ...
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