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.
a window & compositing manager based on libmutter and designed by elementary for use with Pantheon Shell.
For questions about the language in elementary OS
Questions about issues shutting down elementary OS
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").
relating to the setup and maintenance of hard disks and their partitions
For questions regarding the processes that automatically run after booting or after the GUI login.
"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".
Questions about running and installing VirtualBox on elementary OS Freya.
the default web browser in elementary OS as of the Loki release. For the default browser in Freya and earlier, use "Midori". For other web browsers, use other tags.
for questions related to running WINE on elementary OS
Fonts refers to the computer's typefaces, used to change the appearance or style of text
Questions about desktop wallpapers on elementary OS
Questions about the videos application on elementary OS
For questions related to third party apps in elementary OS
Questions about mounting file systems. (Examples include a CD, a DVD, an external hard drive and a USB thumb drive.)
the software component responsible for the tracking and placement of windows within a graphical interface.
For questions about images taken by the computer to record the items on the monitor or other output device. This is a digital image taken by software running on the computer.
Shortcuts link users to apps and files in different directories. Shortcuts such as those in the Applications menu ("Slingshot") conveniently collect links to all applications in one place.
For question about issues related to VPN in elementary OS
for questions relating to running elementary OS on HP computers
Tools for installing and maintaining software packages.
Questions about scripting, and writing in any language that relates to elementary OS, for example BASH, Vala and QT.
For questions related to users, user accounts, user permissions or guest accounts.
The default photo viewer application on elementary OS. Formerly known as "Shotwell".
For questions about issues related to Ethernet in elementary OS