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.
For questions concerning the elementary OS kernel (which is the same as Ubuntu's kernel), including compiling, and questions relating to modules
for questions relating to running elementary OS on a MacBook
Questions related to physical hardware, and how it interacts with elementary OS.
about changing the appearance of elementary OS and its applications. For questions about functionality, use application-specific tags.
This is 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.
The pointing device (generally referred to as the mouse). When referring to laptops, please specify if it is the trackpad and not an external mouse by using the trackpad tag.
Questions about the files on elementary. Consider using pantheon-files for the file manager application.
For questions about sound and audio issues on elementary OS
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)
for graphics-related issues in elementary OS
Questions relating to running elementary OS on laptop computers.
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 …
The lightweight and stylish app launcher.
Questions related to using/manipulating windows.
Security covers a wide-ranging set of topics including Users, Permissions, Authentication, Authorization, Upgrades, Firewalling, Hardening, etc.
For questions about software development and related tools on elementary OS
Questions related to the Vala programming language.
For questions related to user interface in elementary OS
for GTK and theming related issues
Questions about Noise, the default music player included in elementary OS
For questions about the elementary development team and its history, philosophy, and culture.
For questions related to USB issues in elementary OS
Questions about using printers with elementary OS.
Questions relating to notifications on elementary OS
Questions about Google Chrome web browser and related applications.
for issues relating to elementary OS and USB drives and booting elementary OS from a USB drive
Questions about using and connecting to the internet on elementary OS
Questions about the Firefox web browser on elementary OS.
the number and ratio of pixels (visual data) shown on a computer display (e.g., 1024 x 768), also depicted as an aspect ratio or in pixel density (pixels per inch or cm). Use the "Display" tag for oth…
For Questions related to code - the default text and code editor shipped with elementary OS
Questions relating to running elementary OS on Intel computers.
Questions about running elementary OS with AMD hardware such as GPUs and CPUs.
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…
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").