If I have seen a question in AskUbuntu, would I be able to answer with a way to complete the question in Python. They haven't specified how they wanted it done, and I can't include a link because I can't find it.


Explaining the code as well!

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    Yes, if it answers the question :)
    – Kulfy
    Commented May 1, 2020 at 7:54

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Sure, why not? In principle, it is perfectly acceptable to give a solution in any language as long as it works on Ubuntu, but since Python is integral to Ubuntu and is a very popular language here, answers in Python are very welcome, and you will find many highly upvoted answers here which use it. Here are a couple of examples:

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    May I add the suggestion to answer not with code only - we usually encourage participants to explain what is happening :-))
    – guntbert
    Commented May 2, 2020 at 22:38
  • @guntbert oh hahaha indeed. That's an interpretation of the question that didn't occur to me!
    – Zanna Mod
    Commented May 3, 2020 at 2:08

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