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`linux` tag why running Linux distros on Android off-topic?

I'm just wondering why. Just found the tag linux and written in it ...(Note that running Linux distros on Android is off-topic.)... I can't grasp the reason for that specially from the name of the ...
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How long does it take for a question to be answered on this site?

I noticed from stackexchange.com that this site gets about 11 questions per day. didn't say if they get responses. i submitted a question yesterday and it looked like it was viewed 14 times. Does this ...
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Create signal-messenger tag and edit incorrectly tagged questions

My question was moved from SuperUser but now has an incorrect signal tag (on SU it refers to the messaging app).I see that e.g. facebook-messenger or whatsapp-messenger exist, but signal-messenger ...
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Clarification on command-line interpreter related tags

On Android.SE, there are some tags related to command-line interpreters: shell: The shell is a piece of software that provides a command-line interface to the operating system. Use this tag for shell-...
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What to do when an answer I'm about to accept disappears?

Yesterday I asked this question: screen mirroring - How to display camera image on second Android device?, and shortly after, it received an answer. I tried the suggestion, it worked, I upvoted the ...
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Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. All ads with a score of 6 or higher, or with a score of 4 or higher and no downvotes will be displayed (except for any that have a note from ...
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Is HarmonyOS on topic?

HarmonyOS is an Android alternative for phones, watches, and IoT devices Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company'...
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CodePlex Archive will be shut down after July 1st, 2021

Just as the title says, the CodePlex Archive homepage shows: CodePlex Archive will be shut down after July 1st, 2021. [...] We now encourage customers to use Github for their open source project ...
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New tag request: RCS (Rich Communication Services)

Apparently, there is no RCS tag yet. RCS is Rich Communication Services and the standard is getting more widespread use. There are only a few questions related to it for now (like mine, posted before ...
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Which site is suitable for asking questions regarding Lenovo tablet?

We do have a tag on android se for tablet. So questions regarding lenovo tablets are suitable in Android SE or in any other stack exchange network? Edit: I want to ask something regarding my tab ...
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Merge the internet-browser tag with the browser tag?

Currently, there is the browser tag with over 500 questions as well as the internet-browser tag with just 6 questions. What do you think of merging the latter into the former, and perhaps creating a ...
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Which site is suitable for asking questions regarding the Kindle platform?

Is there any suitable place where I can ask question like why my Kindle is not charging, etc? I have a question regarding the Kindle, but can't guess the right place to ask.
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How to add signature to StackExchange forum?

I am not able to add a signature. I am not able to find an option to add a signature to Android.stackexchange.com forum. Most of the forums allow adding signatures. Is there any way to add signature?
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Can we add Software Recommendations SE as a destination for when an off-topic question needs migration?

When flagging a question as off-topic, Software Recommendations SE is not currently listed. Can we get it added? For those that don't know, Software Recommendations StackExchange is here: https://...
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How can we encourage people to proofread their own posts?

I've been active in the review queues, and the number of poorly written questions seems to be increasing. I fully respect that not everyone is skilled with the English language, and I work hard to ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Is there a place for Android Web Stores or Web Apps for Android?

This doesn't quite fit on Web Applications.se, Software Recommendations.se or Android.se. Would a question like this be acceptable for meta? Right now I have an example store pinned under starred ...
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What are Points and How do I get them?

I signed up for the Android Enthusiast because my tablet has gone goofy. Specifically chrome and firefox. However, I can't ask questions or comment until I have reputation points. But I don't see any ...
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Burnitate "picture-frame-widget" tag

Can we burnitate picture-frame-widget? Summary: four questions at all tagged with it, newest question five years old, oldest questions nine years old, doesn't have user guidance Quick browse on all ...
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How about making the header bar and logo green like the Android mascot, instead of blue?

I feel like people may get the impression that something is wrong with this site because the major color highlight (from the header bar) is blue, which used to be the Windows Phone OS color, and ...
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Why are questions rarely being answered, voted and even viewed on this site? (main site)

I was looking at the home page: The timespan is about 8 hours, but no answers and votes; views are very low either. But on its meta, there are good amounts of votes and answers. Older than 8 hours ...
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Please add a tag for Nokia-9

As of this writing, there are 16 specific model tags for Nokia, in addition to the general Nokia tag. Since those tags stopped at nokia-8, can you please add one for nokia-9?
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Android Power Usage thread in SO?

Android Enthusiasts states that "For Enthusiasts and Power Users of Android Operating System". I wonder is there any Android Tips & Tricks threads in Android Enthusiasts SO?
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Why so few people to vote?

I've been discovering Android Enthusiasts SE and although I kind of like the topic, my impression is that this SE is not doing great. I've been active on a few other SE sites for some time and one can ...
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Can I ask about how to use an app in the main site?

If I don't understand how to use a app or certain feature of an app(because UI of some apps are not intuitive enough to understand), can I ask that here?If not which stackexchange site is appropriate ...
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Edit approval that changes the question - what should be done?

Ref- Scan Barcode and QR code from the mobile screen itself Edit history for this question shows that a moderator rejected the edit four months ago (for reasons I also agree with), but this edit is ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020 [duplicate]

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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My post was labeled as not being focused and was closed. What do I need to fix the question?

This is the post. Fix Android 8 and 9 volume control so media and ringer are tied, notifications and assistant on own, and rockers mute without looking at screen? Perhaps I'm so angry and irritated ...
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Is it possible to merge my two Stack Exchange accounts? [duplicate]

Can I merger my two accounts (Bo Lawson, lilfuzzybunny 007) after one was lost from being hacked. Google finished their investigation and returned control of my account to me?? Thank you very much for ...
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I have five pending suggested edits, and so I can't submit more. If you have 2k rep, could you please help to process the suggested-edits queue?

Stack Exchange has a limit of five pending suggested edits per user. This is to prevent users from flooding the suggested-edits queue with tiny edits (e.g. adding a tag) to dozens of questions. I ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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I have lost my account and cannot sign in

I have not been active if I have not logged in or had control of my Google account which Google is currently investigating for months. I am sorry I have not reported it earlier but I have been busy ...
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Question still not available after merging accounts

A couple of days ago I did ask this question; I was not up to adding a profile in this site because I am unlikely to return so I asked it as an unregistered user(https://android.stackexchange.com/...
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Is this question ok for this site

I see that many users say that many games (in this case I looked at 2D games) have inappropriate controls. I also noticed that when trying to create my own games that there is no "natural" control/...
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Create a tag for EdXposed

xposed-framework is de facto dead , the last update being more than two years ago and that too for Oreo and there is no news of further updates. EdXposed may be a preferred alternative being open ...
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Why this question was bumped

Why was this question bumped to home page? Disable notification sounds but keep SMS Sounds It has: 0 vote, 6+ years old question, 0 vote, 6+ years old single answer, no visual activity since then (...
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This Site, Android Devices, and iOS Devices

Is there a version of this site for iOS as well yet?
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Multiple close votes

I saw this question , then checked if there was old questions about the same topic. I saw a duplicate. When I wanted to post it (the duplicate) but another user already did. I upvoted his comment. ...
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Is it okay to answer a question with a solution that was not possible when the question was asked?

Let me give an example: I asked this question: Disable "Close all incognito tabs" notification?. To which I gave this answer. Would it be okay to give this answer considering it was not ...
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Acceptability of ChromeOS Questions

Given the close development relationship with Android I was wondering if ChromeOS questions are acceptable here. I couldn't see any documentation in the site help specifically prohibiting or allowing ...
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How to name tags for Android 10?

Now that the official name for Android Q has been revealed to be Android 10, how are we going to handle the naming of tags specific to that version? In the past, we've used the version number with ...
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Let's raise some bounty for well-written Q&As

I have increasingly become occupied by matters which have taken a hit on my overall contribution to help increase the quality content on our site. While I'm greatly thankful to everyone who has been ...
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Can limiting the potential answers to libre/foss software be justified within the scope of this site?

I'm asking this question in response to the question How to change the browser of a web-shortcut? (revision 3) and the accompanied comments and the answer addressing it. (Click here for the screenshot....
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The Android Logo Color Mismatch [duplicate]

I am a stranger to the saloon but I want to give an advice. When I enter the site. The Mr Android has a shade of blue on the banner but the tab icon has green one. I think it looks bad. Plus since ...
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Why did moderators and other members lose reputation points during the few days?

I notice that some moderators and other members lost reputation points (at least 250 points) during the last few days. Why did they lose them? Is it a bug on the site?
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Tag request: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

See Every so often, the volume on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will oscillate wildly. How do I make that stop? - I can't make it myself, sadly, so I must ask you.
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Why do formatting marks / non-print character contribute to the character limits in comments?

This seems a bit odd to me, especially when, e.g., sharing a link with a long URL. More often than not you'd format the link inline to be human-readable, but the length of the URL itself is often ...
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Is it allowed to re-submit an edit?

I edited this question. It was rightly rejected because of a subsequent edit. After seen the (subsequent) edit, I then made a new one. I then started to think. Am I allowed to do that (re-submit my ...
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The network's official Twitter account is up and running again. What content do we want to share?

Very recently, Stack Exchange has revived its official Twitter account, @StackExchange. It had been used intermittently/actually-not-at-all for several years, but now it's being resuscitated for the ...
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Can a machine be taught to vote to close development questions automatically?

Answer: Yes. Who are you? Hello everyone, I'm iBug, a computer science student who's about to reach his twenties, and also a passionate Stack Overflow and Android Enthusiasts user. I am also one of ...

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