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How do I re-ask a question for a new release?

The accepted answer to this question stopped working when I upgraded to 11.04. What is the preferred way to ask for updated answer?
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Is it OK to ask very specific question about Toshiba's ac100 (ARM smartbook)?

I have one of the beautiful Toshiba ac100s. Is it within the scope of to ask specific questions here? It will be very technical, for example how to get one specific kernel-version for ...
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How can I pass a question on to another user?

I created a question on behalf of a non-AU user. Now they've signed up for AU. Can I make them the owner of the question, and if so, how? If not, what's the closest alternative?
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have a question already asked but witout reply

Hi I have a question that has already been asked 4 moths ago. The author was asked to explain more his problem, but he didn't, so the topic was abbadoned. I have the same problem and I can try to ...
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Can I ask software specific questions here?

I am a new Linux (Ubuntu) user and I would like to ask about how to do certain things with popular applications like LMMS. Can I ask these types of questions here? I don't know how popular the site ...
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Give users a hint not to ask multiple questions at once

I've seen a couple of questions which actually were multiple questions at once. It's not only hard to answer if you don't know the answers to all of them, but also difficult for the questioner to ...
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Why I am asked if I am a human being each time to be told that it has not been 20 minutes yet?

Sometime, I would like to create questions for a few issues. Since I don't have enough reputation, when I submit the second question, I am told to wait 20 minutes. The page does not tell up when ...
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Where can I find interesting Ubuntu discussions?

Ask Ubuntu is a Q&A site rather than a discussion board, a bug tracker, or a poll/survey site, but I really love Ubuntu and want to discuss those things with other users! Where can I discuss ...
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Can I share an Idea about ubuntu here?

I want ask here before share my idea in main ask ubuntu. i think it may be against the website rules. so is it possible?
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Will '' be an alternative for the 'ubuntu forums'?

Hey, I was wondering how to know the best place for your question? I was browsing the 'questions' section and I came across a numbers of problems that aren't just "questions", the same kind you'd ...
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Can the barriers to posting be shown before the human verification?

It's quite frustrating to prove I'm a human right before being told that I'm not allowed to post for x and y reasons.. why not wait to check that I'm a human until after verifying it's ok to post?

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