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How are we going to deal with the naming convention?

So far I came accros RPi, raspberry, rasberrypi, Raspberry PI ; all of which are non trademarked as the original Raspberry Pi Do we just go and fix all those mentioned in the latter to the official ...
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Is this forum going to be officialy supported?

Do you think the eventually sites like farnell , RS and other big distributors who actively contributed to the initial distribution and testing of the devices, include raspberrypi.se in their links. ...
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Question about a Mortarboard badge?

I achieved 200+ yesterday but this included assoc.. does it count towards Mortarboard? I hoped it would have I worked my butt off trying to answer questions ..
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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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How can I help the web site?

I am a capable graphic designer (but with limited creativity :/) and I'd love to help bring peoples design ideas about the site to life. How can I help? I'm putting extra emphasis on the "limited ...
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Community Wiki suggestions: Wi Fi Dongles, Emulators?

What is the best way to suggest a community wiki? I think a canonical "Definitive list of emulators" post would be useful (like the Operating systems post), but I don't want to put it out there ...
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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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Raspberry Pi Information outside of the StackExchange scope?

See the question here. I understand that raspberrypi.stackexchange.com is not the place to brag about your latest RPi hack. I also understand that we don't want to fill the site with pages of links. ...
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Vote for a logo design!

As you may have seen if you were present in The Bakery, we have been blessed with a great designer willing to create a logo. The following are the prototype designs that Ronan Forman of Arqade has ...
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Can we get Community Ads?

We would like to offer Community Ads for Raspberry Pi and as stated in the bylaws we must sacrifice 20 sheep to the great Baal create a meta post requesting such a thing. (If your site does not yet ...
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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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Dealing with overlap

Related: Raspberry Pi itself vs. specific OS issues It seems that you guys have a sizeable overlap with Unix & Linux and Ask Ubuntu. Basically, a large chunk of software questions for RPi are on-...
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Want to write for a blog?

One of the most important, and hardest, tasks for a new beta site is to get more members. A blog could be a great way to evangelize our nice, little site while getting more members and increasing ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Is it worth having a redirect for rasberrypi.stackexchange.com? [closed]

I've got this wrong several times, and all I got was a panda... UPDATE updated the title to avoid confusion, sorry if that renders some comments obsolete
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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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What should our site maxim be?

Currently, we don't have a centralized set of rules or general rule that we can refer to if a question is off-topic or not. While we do have the proposed FAQ, not a lot of people link to it or use it ...
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Is it possible to automatically fix question titles? [closed]

This is a request to SE, and while I'm guessing the answer is no, maybe this is something that could be considered if/when we leave beta. Can question titles be auto-edited when they are submitted? e....
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Questions about other ARM-based computer?

Are questions about other ARM devices appropriate ? Like NVIDIA Tegra 2 – a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 based or others ? Are ARM-based computers (not phones) right (or wrong) in general for this site or ...
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Where can we get more Experts?

I appreciate that a product as new as the RPi is difficult to be an expert in, however it seems like a lot of the questions get answered by a very small number of users. I guess this is because a lot ...
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Who should moderate our site? [closed]

Raspberry Pi StackExchange has been in public beta for almost a week now, and soon it will be time for us to get our first crop of moderators. As explained in the "Moderator Pro Tempore" blog post: ...
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How are we going to deal with temperature related questions?

Right now we have cooling (5) which I consider a good tag. We also have temperature (4) which I would love to get rid off rather sooner than later. Temperature is not a good category of questions. It ...
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What are the best ways to promote our shiny new site?

Now that the site is in public beta, what are the best methods of promotion? Here are forms I've already seen or posted myself: Twitter Reddit (Note there are two Raspberry Pi subreddits) HackerNews ...
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Do questions need to have the distro in the title if they are tagged appropriately?

For example: You can see that Debian is in the title, but the debian tag is shown directly after. This to me seems a bit redundant. In the same way that you wouldn't put Java in the title of a ...
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Tag synonyms draft list [closed]

We don't seem to be able to use synonyms yet, but I thought I'd put this up as I've already thought of a few, and knowing me, I will forget. If you have a load, create your own answer, but feel free ...
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“Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days.” What did I do wrong?

When trying to edit a tag wiki:Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. Very useful. After being here for just a few days, I can't edit any more tag wikis, which is essentially ...
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What questions should be protected, community questions?

What questions should be made protected, community questions? Post your proposals as answers. The rules are. A proposal shall be voted on for one week. After one week the proposal shall be evaluated. ...
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Are some off-topic questions necessary for a healthy community?

I want to share my experiences this week and how my opinion has been shaped by the community. I have spent a great deal of time in chat, and it seems this meta question is brought up at least once a ...
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Should we be replacing `X` with `X.org`?

Several times now I've seen people asking questions about X and noticed that their posts have been edited to replace X with X.org. Is this the right way to go? I was always taught that X should be ...
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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 I use the Pi for <X> questions

There's a few questions come up asking "should I use the Pi for " recently, and this got me thinking. It's by definition at least somewhat subjective as a question, much more so than "is the Pi fast ...
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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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Are close votes being used without enough thought?

At present it feels like a lot of close votes are being branded around, and a lot of questions asked in good faith are being closed as off topic without a huge amount of explanation as to why. I ...
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Pointing to the Foundation on the RaspPi.SE Homepage

Given the fact the RaspPi foundation are supporting their forum as the official resource, can we support their work further by linking to them somehow on the front page? i.e. https://askubuntu.com/ ...
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Am I contributing to the site?

I'm a novice user, I've been playing with the RPi a lot lately but I haven't seen any questions that I can answer. My only contribution so far is to up vote questions and comments I think are useful. ...
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Should we adopt StackOverflow's policy of disallowing recommendation questions?

StackOverflow has a policy of not making product/service recommendations. Although this is not in the default StackExchange site FAQ, should we also adopt it? This partly overlaps with Should ...
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Are we replacing RPi by “a unit” or “the device”? [closed]

Several references to the RPi in titles have been replaced by "a unit" or "the device", as per Using “Raspberry Pi” in titles (and questions). Is this right? Was it the intention? Examples Can these ...
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Is it possible to split questions?

The following question has been asked, but the answer is different depending on the host OS. Is it possible to split it into several questions rather than having a (very good, but) confusing answer? ...
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wget in answers

Should we be encouraging people, who may be inexperienced, to be using wget without truly understanding what the file is they are retrieving? Examples Emulation on a PC
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“Is the RasPi fast enough for <some task>” questions

Should such questions be considered on-topic? This is a pattern that has been repeated in a few questions now. Examples: Can I stream 1080p video from the Pi? What kind of performance can I expect ...
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Are (relatively) subjective questions allowed?

https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/290/at-what-age-is-it-good-to-introduce-kids-to-the-raspi The above question, I think, is rather subjective in that it doesn't have a definitive answer ...
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Questions about education and teaching

I noticed that this question, Is there a collection of teaching materials?, has received some controversy, which I was expecting. It could be said that this style of question falls under than SO ...
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To sudo or not to sudo

How do we want to represent commands that require sudo or root privileges. For example: sudo ntpd -qg or by use of the "#" to represent a root prompt see this question for an example: While ...
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Should compatibility questions be allowed?

Somebody recently asked a question, Connecting a touch panel display to the Raspberry Pi?. The asker is asking if a touchscreen is compatible with the Raspberry Pi. Has anyone tried connecting one ...
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Merging power tags

power power-supply alternative-power Shouldn't the tags above be merged?
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Linux Questions: to close/migrate or to accept [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Raspberry Pi itself vs. specific OS issues It's apparent already that there are going to be a lot of questions relating to basic setup and accomplishing certain tasks within ...
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Too localised? Building Wireless Drivers for X

This post has received a vote to be closed because it is too localised: Building Wireless Drivers for Edimax Wireless USB: EW-7811UN Is it too localised or should we be encouraging such a post?
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What makes Raspberry Pi different from the others, worthy of a SE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we rename this site to be more inclusive of Linux ARM hardware? What makes the Raspberry Pi different from other small computers and why does it make sense to have a Stack ...
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Should we actively promote the site in the private beta?

There's a lot of questions floating around about promoting the site, gaining the support of the foundation, etc. - while I agree this is worth discussing now, is it really sensible to try and actively ...

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