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How to search for all Wikimedia Commons images that depict a given Wikidata item?

Commons images have a "depicts" property. For instance this image of a dog has "depicts" set to dog. Question: How to show all media that depict dogs? In other words, all Wikimedia Commons files ...
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How to delete my Wikimedia/Wikipedia account?

With the General Data Protection Regulation, deleting own's account becomes a right that some might choose to exercise one day. In that context, how should someone proceed to delete their Wikimedia ...
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From whom should I get an OTRS ticket for a work if the copyright holder is deceased?

I have uploaded a non-free work to Wikimedia Commons whose copyright holder is deceased. From should I get the OTRS ticket?
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Is it possible to get an OTRS ticket in bulk for multiple works by the same author?

I have a lot of images I want to upload to Wikimedia Commons, however I do not own them. Is it possible to get an OTRS ticket to validate all of them or should I request a OTRS ticket for each work ...
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How to search for photos taken with a certain camera model in Wikimedia Commons?

How to search for all the photos taken with a certain camera model in Wikimedia Commons? For example I want to search for the photos taken with DSC-WX70. Only a small part of such files are included ...
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How to specify a target at WikiMiniAtlas

I want to link to a particular location with the map of Wikimedia pictures at https://wma.wmflabs.org/ This map has a Center on target button, so I guess there is a way to specify a target latitude/...
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How much data can Wikimedia Commons host?

Wikimedia Commons has lots of images, audio files and video files. I was only able to find that it was about 23 TB of data in 2013 (source) which was actually hosted. Is there any more recent ...
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How to get the real filelocations of all real svg-files on commons.wikimedia?

On 7.April I asked here and on the wikipedia help-desk how to get such a list: link I now downloaded the file "commonswiki-20150417-all-titles". Then I get all entries that end with ".svg". So far, ...
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How to get a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia.org?

I do have a very slow internet connection. Nonetheless it would be fast enough to download a list of the files I'm looking for: I want a list of all .svg files on Wikipedia.org and commons.wikimedia....
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How can I always get to the image on commons instead of the local wiki page?

If you go to this article and click on the German flag, you get to https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:Flag_of_Germany.svg and a link is presented that bascially says that the original page is in ...
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Wikimedia Commons: See all images over a certain size, within a category

Within the Berlin category on Wikimedia Commons, I want to see all images with width > 2100 pixels. Is there a way to get this? Bonus if thumbnails are shown, so that I can efficiently choose a ...
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How do you reference a Wikimedia image if the file name is non-Latin?

I am trying to reference the wikipedia commons image in an english wikipedia info box. The image is a wikimedia commons picture with a Japanese name. Somehow it does not allow it to be placed there. ...
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Add multiple files to a category in Wikimedia Commons

There are some instances where I'd like to add multiple articles to a category on a MediaWiki site such as Wikimedia Commons (for example, adding multiple images of airplanes to the category "...
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How can I rename a category on Wikimedia Commons?

Is it possible to rename a category on Wikimedia Commons (or another Wikimedia-based wiki) so that all of the pages in that category are moved to the renamed category instead of being left in the old ...
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Search within a category on a MediaWiki site

I'm trying to search for a keyword within a specific category on Wikimedia Commons. For example, like to search for "red flowers" within "Category:Flowers" so that I can categorize the images ...
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Special/New pages. I cannot see my uploads

I've tried to apply this recipe: Getting the RSS feed for Wikipedia articles I've created to see the files I've uploaded recently on Commons (e.g: this file ). But I cannot see any log in: http://...