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How to read electronics notation like 3V3, 1V8 and 1k8?

The use of 3V3 and 1V8 can be seen in several posts here and in the recent Raspberry Pi video Introducing the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. I've spotted 1k8 as a resistor value in a few places (e.g. here ...
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How did the editor get around the six-character limit?

I'm looking at revision number two here. The editor said "previous suggested edit rejected: please do not add padding to get around the 6 char limit". However, when I load the side-by-side markdown ...
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Would an armbian question be on-topic here, even if it is running on a different board?

would this question: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/462785/armbian-dm-raid-module-has-gone-missing be on-topic here? In fact, the actual machine running the armbian is not a Raspberry Pi (...
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Problem with markup

I posted an answer https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/85871/8697 This contains the following, but the numbers I included on the 2 actions seem to prevent code formatting from working Modify the ...
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This answer is a comment

In this answer the author says: "I don't have enough rep to comment on your question so I had to post as an answer." The description text for the flag "not an answer" says: "This was posted as an ...
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Where is my deleted question and answer?

This week, maybe on Monday, I have asked a question and self-answered it. Since I detected a mistake in my answer, I wanted to correct it. Until I figured out what the exact answer is (I needed to ...
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Editing a question

Why was I not able to edit a question Who will clear my edits? and by when?
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What to do with out of Date Answers

What do you do when a post has a question that you would like an answer to but the answer is out of date. Like This One. Do you ask a similar question and risk having it closed or what do you do?
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Please can we have different tags for different types of Ubuntu

I do not have enough rep to create tags, but I think that there is a need now for tags to differentiate between types of Ubuntu. These are the one which are most prevalent on the RPi, the ones which I ...
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Not receiving the critic badge

The Critic badge states that you need to downvote 1 post "first downvote" well I downvoted 3 and still have not received it: all time by type month ...
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How can I put a flag on certain tags?

Is there a way to flag certain tags such as this one with is identical to another one https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/rpi-3b
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Can the Profile of “Christian” and “Christian Marinelli” be merged?

As per this answer and below comment the profiles of "Christian" and "Christian Marinelli" seem to point to the same user. As described in the comment this was due to forgetting the password of one ...
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Removal of response from the site

I have a question about my Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange post: apt-get update gives me errors with mirrordirector.raspbian.org I answered the question yesterday. I had a similar problem and the ...
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Can I quote GPL code here?

I wish to quote some code that was released under the GNU Public Licence 2 (or at user's desire, a later version) but I am aware that content published here is to be licensed with a (modified?) MIT ...
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Is it ok to ask for the availability of a RPi housing?

Is it ok to ask for a vendor who sells RPi housings? I'm looking for a housing that takes the 7" touch screen and is thus similar to the Multicomp CBRPP-TS-BLK/WHT housing. However, I'd like to be ...
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Is a statement and link to research of a problem considered off topic at RPI.SE?

Please forgive my ignorance. I'm having a hardware problem, which is on-topic per Help Center | What topics can I ask about here?. I also posted a link for the research I performed. The research ...
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What does it matter that my question is “unclear” or “too broad”, etc?

My question has been closed and I've been told before it can be reopened I must deal with one or more of the following issues. That my question is "unclear" and more details about what my problem is ...
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My flag button doesn't work properly [duplicate]

Recently I tried to flag this to be migrated by clicking flag then the "should be closed" option then "off-topic because..." and then "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange ...
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Editing questions when you have 2000 reputation

Currently anyone can edit a question or answer, but if you have less than 2000 reputation your edit has to be reviewed. I know for a fact that if the edit is accepted you gain +2 reputation. My ...
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Do badges benefit you at all?

Hello I am relatively to Stack Exchange and I was wondering what are badges for? Do they give you privileges reputation, or are they just another thing to get more of?
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A full answer is just converted to comment

I've just made an answer to the question, and referred to the proper tutorial that shows how to do exactly what the asker wants to do. I was not plagiarising a tutorial, but briefly described all the ...
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semi-offtopic question locked

I saw this semi-offtopic question that is locked, but : I can answer it, because it in my experience too to use OrangePi with Raspberry ones It is related to RPi too, because sunxi kernels are ...
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when are 2k16 elections?

I would like to know when the elections for community moderators are. if you said you wanted emails will the site send you one? or would they say something here on the meta? if so how far in advance? ...
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How do I find out why a answer was deleted?

I am new and have no clue why my answer was deleted. It does not match anything in the list of reasons. If I can't fix this, I may be wasting my time here. If spoofing a MAC address is deemed illegal,...
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Where would you post questions about boards like BeagleBone, pcDuino

I have a question about my pcDuino, but do not know where to put it. Would it be on-topic at Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange, or any other place on SE? Or, would it not have a place on the SE network? ...
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How do I accept an answer, and is there a window in which to do so?

I found a question whose answer was so exactly like what I have been searching for, but I need little clarification and a some more details. And what I really need is to restate the answer back again ...
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Can not fix wrong answer to protected question

I have discovered an answered question with a wrong answer. I've found it initially googling by myself to an answer to it, and I've fixed it. Also I've tried to do what an answer suggests - and it is ...
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“Your last flag was declined” Warning, but question was put on hold for the exact reason

I flagged this question, as "unclear what you are asking" The question was closed as "unclear what you are asking" but now when I tried to raise another flag on a post it warned me with: Your last ...
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Suggest amend tag [port-fowarding] to [port-forwarding]

Suggest amend tag [port-fowarding] to [port-forwarding]. Looks like a spelling error to me.
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Ghost Reputation

I answered a very old question here: Best way to setup USB mic as system default on Raspbian Jessie As I had just encountered (and solved) the problem myself, so I though I'd answer the question ...
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How can we better tackle wifi questions?

I'm a noob when it comes to SE, so if this is the wrong place/form, please let me know how/what/where to do it (properly). I have seen LOTS of questions related to wifi issues, both on IRC, the ...
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How do I specify another Stack Exchange site

Often questions are asked which are off topic, but could be asked on another site. Clicking on the "off topic because" then "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" brings ...
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Now that I think about it, my questions should be in the Linux stack Exchange

I've been working on a Raspberry Pi project over the weekend, and I posted some questions here. Eventually, after rereading the question criteria for this stack exchange, I realized that the ...
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How much reputation do I need to create a tag?

Looking at the answer to the question Reputation required to create my own Tag, on a public beta I only need 150 reputation points to create a tag. I have over 450, but I am either unable to, or can ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 on-topic?

On-Topic is not specific about versions, so is it correct to assume that any Raspberry model (A, A+, B, B+, 2) is on-topic?
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Question was deleted referring to the false fact

This question: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/7971/how-to-install-cx-oracle-python-db-driver?noredirect=1#comment36146_7971 was deleted by user 'goldilocks' with a comment: "They do ...
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Missing Tag for 'speech-synthesis'

I am reputational-challenged (because I am a newbie to the site I hasten to add) - and am therefore deemed unworthy to add a tag 'speech-synthesis' at this point. If it seems reasonable to do this - ...
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Can someone create speech-recognition tag?

It seems that all posts related to speech recognition are tagged as "audio" which is inaccurate or at least incomplete. I believe this happens because nobody interested in this issue has the required ...
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When close vote, why can we migrate the question only to meta.raspberrypi.stackexchange.com?

When I review Close Votes, I often want to migrate the question to Unix & Linux, or Server Fault because it is not specific to Raspberry Pi. But the only site I can migrate to is Meta RPi.SE. ...
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Why is the answered questions percent dropping so rapidly?

I use Raspberry Pi SE as my base site on SE and I always check the answered questions percentage on the sidebar, as well as the other numbers, just to get an idea of how the site is doing. I had ...
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Where are the Review items

I recently passed 2000 and now review shows 63 items to review. Where and what are they? I have looked a Close Votes, First Posts etc. How can I reset this to 0 so I can have a clean start?
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Community Bulletin

There is a community bulletin section on the left side of the main page. Is the only way to get questions on there to tag it under the featured tag? I have seen questions that were asked by users ...
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More elegant way to integrate code snippets into blockquotes?

I like to quote instructions and comments from other sites in my answers. A lot of the time, these quotes will have code snippets in them. Right now the integration for them doesn't look right to ...
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Can't add tags?

This question: Why does my SPI-using program in C give varying results? seems to scream "I should have the spi tag!". Unfortunately there is no spi tag. I believe the only way to create a tag is to ...
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RSS feeds reappearing in my reader

I'm reading this site with The Old Reader. Ancient posts (like this and this) keep reappearing daily as unread. Is this a thing with SE's RSS feeds, or with the reader I'm using?
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How do i filter for answered questions?

I know I can look at unanswered questions, but a few times I have wondered about answered questions.
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When we get past beta, will I keep my privileges?

I have worked hard on this site. And, I have been rewarded with lot's of permissions. Will I be able to keep those when we leave beta, or will I have to work to re-earn these rewards?
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What is “Talk with an Expert?”

When I browse this site late at night, I occasionally get a popup that says: "Talk with an Expert?" The options are "Not Now", and "Never". What is this? Has anyone else gotten it or have I ...
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How much reputation is required to edit a question or answer?

According to the privilege page, a reputation of 1000 is required. But I already edited questions and answers. Does a reputation of 1000 allow to edit a Q/A without the peer review and avoid to have ...
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Can I see which tags I created?

Is it possible to see which tags I created?