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What is the intent of the AskUbuntu reputation threshold to enable commenting? [duplicate]

Here I am, completely new to linux and I don't have any new questions to ask. But I would like clarification on existing questions. So within this system, clearly I have no means to provide any ...
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Commenting questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are you only allowed to comment with 50 rep? When I am in 'AskUbuntu' look an Ask I can answer but I can't comment. And I can see other people that can comment it. I have ...
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Why can I not comment? [duplicate]

This is really annoying. When trying to answer questions (e.g obtaining info), I have to "answer the question". However, without the information, I cannot. The 50 rep rule for commenting should be ...
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How can you ask questions if you don't have 50 reputation? [duplicate]

I suppose that this post is a bit of a constructive criticism. I've been using Ubuntu for about a year now and every time I have a question, I find a post, I go to ask for more detail and I'm blocked ...
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A Quick Suggestion About Commenting [duplicate]

It would be nice letting new users Comment instead of posting an answer requesting for more info About the question/Issue
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says you need 50 reputation points to comment. I have one. This can't be right. How can I participate? [duplicate]

title says it all. I just find a lot of these pages which I'd like to participate in but I run into this problem
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Why do I need a reputation above 50 to answer? [duplicate]

Why is it necessary to get 50 reputation before answering a question?
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Low reputation people can't comment if they are not sure of answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are you only allowed to comment with 50 rep? I am a new user to SO , to be true(3 days) , we can see other users questions, but if we are confused for an answer , we can't ...
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You shouldn't need 50 rep to post a comment [duplicate]

I find it annoying that it requires 50 rep to comment on another post. I once asked a question and someone answered and provided a link. I tried the instructions at the link and completely screwed up ...
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Could comments be allowed from 20+ [duplicate]

My opinion is that comment privileges are allowed until 50 reputation for what purpose" The Askubuntu Help Page says: Privileges control what you can do on Ask Ubuntu. Gain more privileges by ...
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AskUbuntu permissions [duplicate]

I was looking at the permissions available to me, and was wondering why upvoting an answer is unlocked before commenting on any thread. I understand that it's, in part, to reduce commenters who spam ...
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How do you leave a comment on a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are you only allowed to comment with 50 rep? I only see a box for leaving an answer, but I can't seem to figure out how to leave a comment to a question. I must be blind, ...
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Contributing as a new member in this mature StackExchange site

So, I am relatively new to Ubuntu (a couple years) and completely new to this site as a registered user. I have found lots of good information here before, but just now did I find something to ...
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Comments in the answer section from new users

This addresses all the new users out there: Every day here I see new users commenting in the answer section and saying things like I don't have the rep to comment but.... It seems redundant that ...
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How can I reply to a user?

I want to ask a question to a user on Ask Ubuntu, but I don't understand how to do it. There is no email, no nothing. Can you tell me how to do it?

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