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Questions tagged [tags]

Tags are the keywords that help describe and categorize questions.

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New Tags for Pi3b+

Earlier this week, I created the pi-3b+ tag, which is currently used by 3 questions (including one I just added). However, while doing that I notice someone added a rpi3b+ tag (used by one question). ...
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Synonymise [stretch] and [raspbian-stretch] (and friends)

I've noticed a couple of synonyms regarding Raspbian versions that would benefit from being synonyms: jessie (441 questions) and raspbian-jessie (4 questions) stretch (76 questions) and raspbian-...
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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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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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Ambiguous Frequency Tag

I was browsing through the tags to look for some to edit, in the pursuit of the research assistant badge when I cam across the "frequency" tag. It currently has 6 questions associated with it, but ...
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Ambiguous Flash Tag

I was browsing through the tags to look for some to edit, in the pursuit of the research assistant badge when I cam across the "flash" tag. It currently has 8 questions associated with it, but they ...
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Should tag wlan be a synonym of wifi?

We currently have the tag wifi with nearly 900 questions. We also have the tag wlan which has just 28 questions and no tag wiki. On other sites, for example SuperUser, tags with these two names are ...
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Do we need the Communication tag?

We currently have 56 questions tagged communication. This strikes me as a meta-tag which has no intrinsic merit. Most of the questions are also tagged with a specific form of communication: serial, ...
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What should we do with these update and upgrade tags?

We seem to have four tags about updating and upgrading: update To update is to "make (something) more modern or up to date." This question should pertain to how to update the Pi's OS's, ...
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What should we do to [raspberry-pi-foundation]?

raspberry-pi-foundation. One of the most misused tags on our site. Love it or hate it, we have to do something about it. I first created the tag 6 months ago when I was cleaning up untagged. There ...
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Why do we need both the pi0 and pi-zero tags?

There are currently five questions tagged pi-zero and two questions tagged pi0. Which of these tags should be considered "canonical" for the Pi Zero? I don't think there's a need for both of them.
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Let's clean up [untagged]!

A couple of days ago, I came across this question and noticed it's tag - untagged. When I looked at the questions list, it seems that many of these questions have been migrated from other sites (...
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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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Merging of [xbmc] -> [kodi] tags

I've merged xbmc into kodi; this means that anyone who tries to use xbmc will have to use kodi instead. The point is to keep all these questions together for obvious reasons, but to go forward with ...
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qtonpi tag is flagged as unusable?

I was recently editing a question that used the qtonpi tag. When I had finished my edit I selected Save Edits, only to get this: Obviously, I found this a bit strange, since qtonpi is an actual ...
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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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Get rid of the “raspberry” and “pi” tags

I just started to edit some questions, removing the raspberry and pi tags. (and along with that, did some other edits on the body and titles). Can you help with removing those useless tags and ...
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Can I see which tags I created?

Is it possible to see which tags I created?
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Should we have a software-recommendation tag?

Are software-recommendation questions on topic? Examples What is the best way to access a DRM ridden flash sites like Hulu or YouTube? What is the most practical OS to install long term? (closed) ...
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What should be done with the [setup] tag?

I was recently browsing the tags and I noticed something weird. The setup tag. Currently we can split up the tag into two separate categories. Questions about configuring operating systems, and ...
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Merge [startup] ⇒ [boot]

This post serves as a public record to notify users of changes on Raspberry Pi. updating post history, 5 rows affected updating posts, 3 rows affected updating PostTags associations, 1 rows affected ...
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Tags - Emulation vs. Virtualization

There seem to be two types of questions that are appearing under the emulation tag. One group of questions centers around using the Raspberry Pi to emulate something else, such as the Atari 2600 ...
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raspbmc Tag - separate tag or synonym for xbmc?

Just tagged the question about raspbmc with a new tag for raspbmc: Why does Raspbmc hang randomly? It was already tagged with xbmc, but I figure there's room for either a specific tag, or at least a ...
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Do we need web-browser specific tags?

At the moment, we have 2 web browser related tags; web and web-browsers. This seems silly enough, but then we also have midori and google-chrome. Do we really need all these tags for the same thing? ...
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How do I write good tag wikis?

I want to contribute to the community, but my tag edits keep being refused. How can I write good tag wikis?
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Are we using too many too-detailed tags?

Is bitcoin an appropriate tag for the RPi site? How many questions are we going to have tagged bitcoin? netflix is a website, it has nothing to do with the Pi. diy this isn't shelving.stackexchange....
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Should we split the “output” tag into “software-output” and “hardware-output”?

I have just finished writing a tag wiki excerpt for output (If you have the priviliges, please review my edit :) ) and said that it should be only for questions about hardware output ("Can I use a VGA ...
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Merging power tags

power power-supply alternative-power Shouldn't the tags above be merged?
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Merging of tags

More and more tags are being created, and already there is a pair that I think should be merged: overclock (1 question) overclocking (1 question) These could be merged into either one of them, I'm ...
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Tagging: [How|Can] I install [Ubuntu|Android|Arch]?

How should we tag these posts? Currently, they are getting OS-specific tags and operating-systems tag. A few had the setup tag, so I've added it to others, but I'm not sure this is correct.
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Can we encourage users to use OS specific tags?

I've had to ask many times what flavour of Linux is being used in the question. I know there are only three, but answers can vary wildly depending on which is being used. For example: What's the ...