I'm sure that this question must have been asked before, but I just can't find it anywhere, so I guess that I'm just searching for the wrong keywords. So I thought I'd ask, when was Ask Ubuntu founded? I mean when did the site first go online?


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From the Area 51 proposal page:

  • public beta start: 2010-08-04 19:00:00Z (5 years ago)
  • private beta start: 2010-07-28 19:00:00Z
  • commitment start: 2010-07-12 17:21:43Z
  • proposed: 2010-06-20 10:37:57Z
  • That is younger than I thought! Aug 24, 2015 at 21:22
  • @NormalHuman I always assumed it was much longer before I noticed it... Aug 24, 2015 at 21:27

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