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shell and shell-scripting tags: duplicates?

Is there a difference between these two tags? shell shell-scripting In a sense the first could be a bigger category. E.g. If someone wants to create a new shell, then they may have questions...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Arpad Horvath‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Suggestion: Basic Linux skills compendium

We are all Linux users and enthusiasts on this site, as well as caring about FOSS. Although technically this is a site for technical Q&A, I think some level of Linux activism is possibly benefi...

3 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by LAFK‭

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Should posting on Meta affect reputation?

When we launched this community, we did not yet have the ability to set different reputation grants for different categories. We've had this for a while but we failed to follow up before now, sorr...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Split "installation" into "OS-installation" and "software-installation"

I would like to recommend splitting the "installation" tag into one for "OS-installation" and "software-installation". Although both are installation processes, the challenges associated with them ...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by AdminBee‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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Decomposing compound questions

The basis of the Unix philosophy is to decompose complex tasks into simple sub-tasks, so that one can easily choose a combination of simple Unix tools to solve the problem in an intuitive way. Oft...

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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See "works for me" indicator in list of questions?

I do not see a way to tell on the main list of questions which ones have been marked as "works for me" by the OP. I can see the questions which indicate they have zero answers, but I consider any ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by bgstack15‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Should we merge with Power Users?

To increase the activity of the site (one of the main concerns related to making Codidact grow), I suggested merging Linux Systems with Power Users on Meta. Do you agree or disagree with merging?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by r~~‭

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How can we grow this community?

Codidact's communities have a lot of great content that is helping people on the Internet. Our communities are small, though, and sustainable communities depend on having lots of active, engaged p...

5 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2d ago by trueframe‭

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Who should the temporary moderators be?

As we have set up communities here on the Codidact network we've been appointing temporary moderators. Ultimately, of course, we want each community to choose its own moderators; we've been doing ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Can we ask hacking related question?

Hacking tools are execute from terminal. While Powerusers is for OS's Q&A. Some sample of Linux system's question is included below : How to turn on night light in terminal? How to create u...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by deleted user

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Red border on question

I wonder how I got the red border. I was going to click Ctrl+Tab. Unfortunately, I had clicked on something else. I don't know what I clicked. I had clicked on Enter to see if I could enter the p...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by celtschk‭

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sum of received votes (up minus down)

I saw @dsr's user card. As you can see his sum of received votes is 1. But, if you visit his profile than it will show you that he has a question and answer, both of which have 1+1=2 upvotes. He...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by Trilarion‭

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Tag/category suggestions

I have some suggestions for categories, or perhaps tags, here. kernel distribution-specific daemon application server laptop desktop phone/device hardware

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by dsr‭  ·  edited 3y ago by deleted user

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cd /usr/team && ls -la

As we start on building a new community here together, we're bound to find some sticking points. Those might be bugs, new features you need, things you need support with... whatever they are, the C...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by luap42‭

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Welcome to Linux Systems!

Welcome to the Codidact community for Linux Systems! We're glad you're here and we're excited to see what you will build. This community is starting "from scratch", without importing Q&A from...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭