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.
in addition to the 'linux' tag for questions where integration in the default Ubuntu interface is a requirement. If you're just looking for Linux software and happen to be running Ubuntu,…
For requests for recommendations of security software. Before using this tag, make sure there's no more specific tag for the software you're after.
Software to perform actions by itself without actively being supervised by a user.
Software for music playback and musical performance. Media players and media libraries are included.
if you look for software to be used on the command-line or in shell scripts.
if one of the software requirements is an Application Programming Interface (API), e.g. besides a graphical user interface (GUI), commandline interface (CLI) or web interface.
Recommendations for applications, extensions, and plugins related to Mozilla's Firefox web browser.
when asking for software related to an Integrated Development Environment.
the general tag for programs that allow manipulation, categorization and all other interactions with photographs.
if you're looking for a library or program written in C, or software that consumes or produces C source code.
A software development framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems with support on Linux through Mono.
a platform used to build websites that are easily edited by multiple users.
Taking written notes. Notes can include free-form text, sketches, and lists.
when asking for software that needs to run on multiple platforms.
the act of looking on the processes or systems for performance, supervision and surveillance.
when seeking software recommendations to relay instant text messages over the Internet, either between individual or to a private or public group.
A collection of common functions, that enable the programmer in a consistent way, to have common tasks handled automatically. Combine with a language tag.
Software to display days, weeks, months, years, and the like. Most let you interact with the calendar to show appointments or similar information.
Requests for applications or tools for the efficient use and control of the time in specific tasks or activities with the purpose of raising productivity
File synchronization covers the synchronization of files between two devices or between a device and server or cloud service.
to be used for questions asking for recommendations for proper document management systems (DMS).
Where teams work together at one task, e.g. the same document or code, the piece of software used must be able handling that. Use this tag if that's a requirement to the software you're looking for.
for software (typically Web apps) running on a server you control
an attribute of a tool (most likely a web-app) that allows interacting with a service (e.G. storage, calculation etc.) that is hosted on external machines.
For software (plugins etc.) that needs to work with WordPress, the PHP-based content management system.
Generic software that displays multimedia content. Combine with "video", "audio" or other appropriate tag that makes clear what media you want to play.
when seeking software recommendations that relate to testing software for bug discovery and removal, application reliability, interface responsiveness, throughput speed, or other developm…