A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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for any question about the images that represent applications. These images show up in Slingshot and Plank. Questions can be about duplicates, icon packs, low quality icons and more.
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For questions concerning the elementary OS kernel (which is the same as Ubuntu's kernel), including compiling, and questions relating to modules
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default email client in elementary OS (formerly known as Geary)
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for questions relating to running elementary OS on a MacBook
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for questions about dual-booting Windows and elementary OS and other Windows related issues after dual-booting. Questions about Windows are off-topic (head to SuperUser)
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The lightweight and stylish app launcher.
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for graphics-related issues in elementary OS
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Questions related to using/manipulating windows.
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Questions relating to running elementary OS on laptop computers.
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Questions about the files on elementary. Consider using pantheon-files for the file manager application.
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should be about both elementary OS and Ubuntu - a Linux distribution with an emphasis on ease of use and installation. Note that http://askubuntu.com is specifically dedicated …
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Questions about Noise, the default music player included in elementary OS
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For questions about sound and audio issues on elementary OS
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For questions related to user interface in elementary OS
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Questions about Google Chrome web browser and related applications.
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Security covers a wide-ranging set of topics including Users, Permissions, Authentication, Authorization, Upgrades, Firewalling, Hardening, etc.
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For questions about software development and related tools on elementary OS
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Questions about using printers with elementary OS.
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for GTK and theming related issues
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for issues relating to elementary OS and USB drives and booting elementary OS from a USB drive
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Questions relating to notifications on elementary OS
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refers to the command line interface (CLI) and commands executed through the CLI
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Questions related to the Vala programming language.
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Questions about the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface that finally replaced the BIOS on newer desktops and laptops with the release of Windows 8. UEFI is independent from CPU architectures and sup…
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Questions about power consumption on elementary OS
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a window & compositing manager based on libmutter and designed by elementary for use with Pantheon Shell.
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For Questions related to code - the default text and code editor shipped with elementary OS
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relating to the setup and maintenance of hard disks and their partitions
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Questions about using and connecting to the internet on elementary OS
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Questions relating to running elementary OS on Intel computers.
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Questions about the Firefox web browser on elementary OS.
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For questions regarding the processes that automatically run after booting or after the GUI login.
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For questions about elementary's official website, elementary.io. Please use a more specific tag for questions about the operating system (e.g., "system-installation", "applications", "updates").
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Questions about the battery life on elementary OS
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For questions related to USB issues in elementary OS
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"Personal package archives" serve applications to the public. Launchpad users bundle and prepare packages for users, who can add PPAs via terminal commands or "Software & Updates".