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Questions tagged [migration]

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Please migrate/merge #888497 onto Unix & Linux SE

snap-confine refuses to launch application to avoid permission attack is a non-Ubuntu question about snap configuration (or maybe a snap bug). Please: migrate to https://unix.stackexchange.com, or ...
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How to migrate a question?

How can I migrate any question between various Stack Exchange websites if it seems to be off-topic?
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Why are only mods allowed to vote to migrate a question to another site (not including the site's Meta site)?

As far as I currently understand it, there are no users other than mods who can vote to migrate a question. Why isn't this ability granted to at least higher rep users, or at least to give users the ...
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Deny cross-posting, but enable site-sharing?

I know cross-posting (writing the same question on more than one SE site) is discouraged and should not be done. I also see the reason for this and agree, but sometimes it is indeed not clear where a ...
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Can I ask this question on askubuntu?

I asked a question here but there is not much attention to that question. Since my question directly consults Ubuntu and so I think that I should as this question on askubuntu. While searching about ...
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Why this question is off-topic and migrated to U&L?

differentiate between touchscreen and mouse inputs I've the same problem with Lubuntu 15.04, and I don't think that I should make the same question again. I don't have any problem to address ...
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What is wrong with migrating a question to another site?

I understand that a lot of moderators on this site are against migrating questions to other SE sites (except for AU Meta, but that is part of AU, so don't really count), and I was just wondering why ...
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Why don't we call migrate just migrate?

I want to flag a question which does not belong on Ask Ubuntu. So I go: it should be closed for another reason... off-topic because... but then: This is not about Ubuntu. Questions about other ...
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How do I migrate my question? [duplicate]

For this question: JDBC Connection Pool details on Glassfish, can I just copy/past elsewhere, or should I flag and ask for it to be migrated? What's the procedure? To get a little bit meta about ...
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Why can I only flag for a question to be migrated to Meta [duplicate]

Why I had a look at the flagging as off-topic options for 'This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network', I only get Meta as an option: Is it because it would be impractical to ...
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Activate migration paths to Unix and Linux, should we?

First of all, lets remember the golden rule of the migrations: DO NOT MIGRATE CRAP That said, why don't we open the migration paths from AU and UL? There has been 10 migrations to UL in the last ...
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Should my Super User question be migrated to Ask Ubuntu?

I asked this question on Super User. Is it on topic here or not? If yes (and migrated), what will happen to the bounty?
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Question migration

Shouldn't this question be migrated to unix.stackexchange.com? As I see it almost has nothing to do with Ubuntu as a Linux distro, but rather Linux in itself.
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Why can't I migrate questions to other StackExchange sites?

If on a question I click close → Off topic because... → This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network, I get just one option: Ask Ubuntu Meta. How do I migrate, for example, to ...
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How far a fork distributions is on topic on Ask-Ubuntu? (is this question on-topic?) [duplicate]

I was trying to answer this question, but as you may notice, it has serious issues that made you think is off-topic: It could be a bug/limitation of samba/CIFS. The asker is using a "heavily" ...
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Can I migrate some questions of mine from Superuser to here?

I need to know if some questions of mine could be migrated here, if they are appropriate for this site and if by doing so I will get a chance to have them answered. I write here after being advised ...
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Cannot specify other SE groups for transfer

I have noticed that when you mark a question as 'off-topic' the only choice is to send it to the meta site......why not include the UNIX, SuperUser, StackOverflow SE sites as well? Therefore, my "...
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What are the criteria for migrating a question to the Unix and Linux Stack Exchange?

I have found a few questions that look like they should belong in the Unix and Linux Stack Exchange. What should Ask Ubuntu questions involve that sets them apart from the ones in Unix/Linux SE?
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Should a question ever be considered for migration in anticipation of closure and merging?

When a question is cross-posted here and another Stack Exchange site, and it gets good, valuable answers on both sites, is it appropriate to flag one of them for migration so it can then be duped and ...
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Possible invalid move to meta

I was looking at this question: Are Ubuntu One and AskUbuntu linked in anyway? and while I am not quite sure what the questions is about, the question isn't about askubuntu per se, is it? I mean, it ...
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Stackoverflow question migration

Growing number of posts on SO are related to installation of IDEs, libraries and programming tools on Ubuntu. Some of them might be a fit for Serverfault but they are usually far too easy to be ...
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Tag [fstab] and migration to Unix.SE

There are certainly valid uses of [fstab] on AU.SE. However, 95% of them are probably not valid in being Ubuntu specific. Why not migrate those questions to Unix.SE? Here is an example of a valid ...
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How can a question be migrated and who can do this?

I am curious about migrated questions. Who can migrate questions? Normal users or only specific users or user who got the privilege with reputation. If normal users or privileged users can do it, how? ...
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How do i move my question to a different SE?

I've asked a question and after a couple of days thinking on it (and seeing low viewing) I suspect I might get better/faster results by moving it to Unix SE. So how do I do this or request this?
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Good off topic questions: migrate rather than close?

This question was closed as off topic and the original poster was asked to crosspost. As far as I can tell, diamond moderators have the ability to move posts from one site to another – in this case ...
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What to do with questions related to Gimp usage?

I created a question related to Gimp usage, because a few such questions were under the tag Gimp. My question was closed. I asked on askubuntu because I'm Ubuntu user. I know that Gimp is multi-...
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Migrated posts can be voted twice

I remember to have upvoted the question and answer https://askubuntu.com/q/97569/6969 and after migration to meta I thought, good question and answer, let's upvote it. After that, I realized that I'...
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Moderating Edge-Case Questions which can belong on Multiple Sites

This question counts as an edge-case question: How to organize a block of text in 8-character lines? Such an edge-case question can be considered extremely loosely on-topic for AskUbuntu. However, ...
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Talk of migrating some questions to unix.SE

Looking around here, I haven't come across one asking about migrating questions to unix.SE. However, there is currently a discussion on that site's meta, regarding the issue. In fact, the site will be ...
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Migration Paths?

Migration paths allow for questions to be moved from Ask Ubuntu to other sites in the Stack Exchange network. The idea is that rather than simply closing questions as being "off-topic", then the ...