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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 ...
Jorge Castro's user avatar
28 votes
7 answers

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 ...
Scott Severance's user avatar
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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 ...
NilsB's user avatar
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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 ...
bain's user avatar
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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 ...
TheWanderer's user avatar
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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 ...
Mateo's user avatar
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Are you going to close every Oneiric question?

I see a bunch of questions like How do I set a theme in Oneiric? that are closed as "too localized.... unlikely to every help any future visitor". Well, the answer to it would have helped me (I think)...
poolie's user avatar
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Closed questions which may be considered for reopening after the release of Artful

I was keeping a list of questions which got closed as off-topic as they were about 17.10 for past few weeks. Now as 17.10 is released, I think at least some of the questions have the potential to be ...
pomsky's user avatar
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Questions about the future is off-topic?

As Ubuntu gets more attention in the general media (which is a very good thing), people get more questions they'd like to get answers to. For instance, HUD is going to attract a lot of curiosity. ...
Jo-Erlend Schinstad's user avatar
6 votes
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Asking questions while using ubuntu+1

Can I ask questions while using Ubuntu+1 (in this case, Kubuntu 13.04) that are general questions about how to do stuff (that I believe are not specific to Raring), such as how to change settings in ...
iBelieve's user avatar
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Do we support 13.04 on the Nexus 7?

Per the Ubuntu Wiki Nexus 7 installation page: Please note as of 12/7/2012 we strongly urge users to re-flash to Raring 13.04 The wiki also points users with problems to ask questions here: ...
Seth's user avatar
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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 ...
Archisman Panigrahi's user avatar
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Should the bar be higher to create tags...?

This was discussed before but no action was taken. I think this is still needed, since we have 2772 2844 tags (9*4*77 79) and pretty much of them are kind of vague, doesn't define a particular topic, ...
Braiam's user avatar
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3 votes
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Why are higher ranked users not flaged for off-topic?

As a newer user on Ask Ubuntu I have seen activity from older (higher ranked) users that they themselves would count as off-topic. For example questions on EOL versions or versions that are soon to ...
DnrDevil's user avatar
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Should we have a banner for potential 11.04 question askers?

With 11.04 Alpha 3 coming out tomorrow should we have a site-wide banner to help stem the tide of these questions? If so what should the text say, potentials links to include, etc?
Marco Ceppi's user avatar
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