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Since you haven't linked to the specific post you are referring to, it's hard to be very specific, but in any case, looking at all of your answers, I can see you have received exactly two downvotes. This just means that two people (or even just one person who voted on both posts) out of the more than 16 thousand users with enough rep to downvote, chose to ...


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If you aren't sure what answers will depend on, include all the information that's potentially relevant in your question, and let people who do know what is relevant edit the title and tags to reflect what is actually relevant.


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They are not synonyms. resolvconf is a software utility that manages /etc/resolv.conf. Please do a bit more research than blindly trusting tag wikis. Unfortunately, tag wiki quality tends to be pretty bad. At the very least check Wikipedia and do a web search!


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Unfortunately, I was too hasty. I have now deleted the synonym I created and have recreated the resolvconf tag. I have now gone through all questions that had the resolv.conf tag and which contained the string resolvconf and have retagged as appropriate. This seems like an open and shut case, they clearly should be synonyms so I went ahead and made them ...


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Unix is very much on topic here and always has been. Yes, we get fewer questions about Unix than we do about Linux, but we certainly get questions about both. We also get questions about macOS and Cygwin, both of which are on topic here. As an aside, tags are not the primary way of indicating what OS a question is about, that is often found in the body of ...


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Our scope includes anything to do with Unix or Linux. Whether or not other sites also cover parts of our scope isn't relevant to whether something is on topic for us. Yes, Elementary OS and Ubuntu have their own sites, but that's a very small part of it. To take a simple example, bash questions are on topic at least the following sites, and probably more: ...


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For something like: interesting questions were asked say within the last week or two and if votes were 5 or more. .. I would use these search criteria: Is:q score:5.. created:14d.. Meaning: it's a question is scored 5 or higher was created less than 15 days ago I often refer to the search help page that's linked from the advanced search tips within the ...


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While I'm no security expert, not even a security beginner, you have to understand why Kali was made and for what reason. Of the above, Rui's answer seem to be close to a perfect answer. To be more pragmatic, you have to think why it was made the way it is made. As you have heard from other users, it is a collection of tools to pentest a machine. Now think ...


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