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Would you like to have the accepted answer pinned or unpinned on UNIX & Linux?

I think it would be best to have accepted answers unpinned on U&L. I see no reason to treat accepted answers specially.
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Would you like to have the accepted answer pinned or unpinned on UNIX & Linux?

I would suggest that unpinning is the better behaviour. Two situations come to mind: When a question is answered by a quick&dirty solution, that may work for the OP, and may therefore be accepted. ...
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Many times I "forget" to give (deserved) upvotes, because I would have to scroll up again

Keyboard shortcuts are already available. Enable them in your preferences: The help ?: Voting v:
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Why is the number of votes not clickable on this SE site?

That feature is unlocked when you get to a particular level of rep (1000). https://unix.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/established-user There's a browser plugin you can install (I have it ...
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Why do suggested similar posts appear between title and body of a post under creation?

I'd argue that's the intended effect. You should look at those posts and see if any of those are what you're going to ask, and so they should be shown at the first available place where enough ...
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Why does Unix.SE give me this message and no other SE sites do?

From here This isn't a bug, this is by design: Welcome back! If you found this question useful, don't forget to vote both the question and the answers up. only appears if ...
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What time was question asked

Hover your mouse over the time shown (the words "asked yesterday" in your example, "asked two days ago" in the screenshot below) in the box with the name of the asker of any question and the time will ...
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Login loses the question page

I think you just didn't wait long enough. In general when I go to a SE site where I'm not logged in but have an account, when I go to the login page and click on the box to input my openid login if I ...
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Is it possible to modify visual rendering of links locally?

How about a user script? // ==UserScript== // @name unix.stackexchange obvious link // @version 0.01 // @include /https?\:\/\/unix.stackexchange\.com\/questions.* // @grant none // ==/UserScript== ...
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Activity in achievements feed time-stamped as “yesterday” when I posted the question 1.5 hrs ago PST

A "day" on Stack Exchange starts at 00:00 UTC time. I believe "Achievements" are shown in absolute UTC days to keep them consistent to the way time spans for caps (to daily reputation, votes...), ...
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"Super-Meta" Call for requests for U&L site customizations

Well, I have been bothered by the logo on the app for a while and think it should be addressed.
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Add suggestions in user template about mentioning OS/distribution and version

I think that's a good idea. Although, as Anton says, many people may not read the instructions, this does not mean it is a waste of time to have them. Some people will, and others can be pointed to ...
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Add suggestions in user template about mentioning OS/distribution and version

The people who tend to read this kind of message are also the people who are smart and attentive enough to provide relevant information in the first place. The people who don't provide critical ...
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Why is the number of votes not clickable on this SE site?

That's one of the privileges that are unlocked when you have a certain minimum level of rep. It's on a per-site basis, so having the privilege on one site does not automatically provide the same ...
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