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EFI and UEFI refer to different versions of the same thing. In the mid 1990s, Intel began working on an improvement over the PC BIOS in order to work well with the more powerful machines they were building. The result was an Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI), and Intel still hosts the version of the specification they published in 2002. In 2005, Intel ...


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Should tool-specific tags be used on questions that do not explicitly ask for how to do this with a specific tool, or that do not describe problems arising from the (incorrect) use of a specific tool to perform the described text-processing task? No, because that would warrant putting all text-processing-tool-related tags onto such question, defeating the ...


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Suggestion for shell: Let's limit this one to things only about the shell itself. Probably for Bourne-inspired shells, or maybe even only POSIX shell. Description (at least the long description) would also mention the shell-specific tags (bash, zsh, ksh, …) Configuring shell variables (PS1, etc.) Configuring shell options (shopt, set) Redirection syntax (...


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is that users looking (e.g.) for awk-based solutions will have a harder time finding this question and related answers I have to challenge this because is a common yet misguided argument. If people search for awk based solution, they would include that in their search keywords and any useful search engine would scan the entire page and index all the content....


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I think because its been marked as a duplicate. You need to do a significant improvement, and this is just making sure that your edit is a reasonable amount. In general when retagging, please make sure that you're making your edits count. If there are typos etc. fix these too. When 3+ people edit a question and/or answer and there have been 10+ edits the ...


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I would either flag it and use the "other" with custom comment (which happens to be the only option on that question anyway) or mention it in chat.


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It might be worth considering the merit of a gnome-legacy tag to catch GNOME 1.x / 2.x cases, and a gnome tag for all versions in the new paradigm.


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To my mind, the find tag should be for questions with regard to the find command and its invocations (including the -exec and -execdir arguments), uses, permutations, idiosyncracies, and foibles. Similarly, the exec tag (as currently defined) should be for questions specifically about the system call, its uses, invocations, permutations, and foibles. If we ...


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I followed Jeff’s advice and edited just five questions to remove the control-flow tag and replace it with terminal if the question wasn’t already tagged as such.


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Done. The tag efi is now a synonym of uefi and all questions tagged with efi are now tagged with uefi instead.


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I confirm that screen is about Screen, the program, which is known as GNU Screen to the younger generations. monitors is about peripherals that turn a digital or analog electrical signal that represents a picture into visible light. display is a bit fuzzier: it's generally about the information flow from an application that wants to display something to the ...


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