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Is 14.04 still offtopic? [duplicate]

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and I thought that I can't ask questions about it till it's officially released later this month, but I see many users asking about 14.04. So is it still off topic (Ubuntu +1) ...
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At what point do releases become supported on AskUbuntu? [duplicate]

Is there a policy regarding at what point a future release becomes supported? In a couple of questions today (the comments) it has been suggested that support might be at the official release point, ...
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When are questions about in-development releases on-topic? [duplicate]

I remember speaking to a moderator in chat once where they told me that a question about a future release which is currently in-development is actually on-topic here as long as what is posted is not a ...
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Can I ask questions about upcoming releases? [duplicate]

I know that you can't ask questions about upcoming releases that are still in development, however, can you ask questions about them when you are not asking for help with them? For instance after ...
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Questions referring to a development version which has nothing to do with development at all [duplicate]

I saw this question, and it has already started receiving closed votes because the author mentioned (s)he is using a development version of Ubuntu. However, the question has nothing to do with the ...
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Are questions about how to upgrade to an Alpha release off-topic? [duplicate]

Are questions that ask for instructions on how to upgrade to an Alpha release off-topic if they don't ask for any information about how to use the Alpha release etc, but only ask how in the current ...
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Are questions about ubuntu 15.04 are off-topic? [duplicate]

Are questions about in-development Ubuntu distributions off-topic or not?
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Can we allow questions for beta releases, while continuing to prohibit Alpha? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When are questions about “ubuntu+1” appropriate? Generally, Beta releases, while not used by the masses, are ready enough to warrant support by the solid user base ...
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What to do with 16.04 Questions? [duplicate]

With the amount of questions growing as the 16.04 is flying towards its release day, what is the correct way to deal with the high rising # of questions that are currently posted and the questions ...
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Are bugs necessarily off-topic?

Jorge Castro recently commented on one of my questions that it should be filed as a bug instead. And I've seen here that the general view is that questions about bugs should be considered off-topic ...
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Please stop voting to close 13.04 questions for no reason

There were a bunch of great questions this morning in the close queue because they were about 13.04. It doesn't make sense to close them just because 13.04 is a few days away. We're supposed to be ...
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"Bug reports and problems with the development version of Ubuntu should be reported on Launchpad"

Bug reports and problems with the development version of Ubuntu should be reported on Launchpad so that developers can see, track and fix these issues. My first reading of this text is that it ...
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Beta/Alpha/Development versions are said not being covered - so Ubuntu Touch questions are not welcome?

I just read the comment "Ubuntu Phones is in development, so it is off-topic here at Ask Ubuntu. We do not support Beta/Alpha/Development versions." Are questions welcome regarding Ubuntu Touch only ...
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Often used off-topic close reasons, more default reasons for off-topic?

Now that we have new close reasons I noticed that sites have custom off-topic reasons. The site allready has reasons for bugs and "not Ubuntu". But, the major one I see missing is End of Life ...
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Regarding the influx of 16.04 questions

First off, I know that having a rush of questions for a late-development release is nothing new. It's just that I'm somewhat new and only just noticing this. Recently, I've seen a lot of 16.04 ...
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