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Copy the link of the comment and add it to the question replacing the title of the comment by the user’s name. Something like this: This comment from rinzwind helped me get there: How to give credit to someone else when writing an answer based on a comment? I did that by clicking on the time next to my name in the comment and copying the link into the ...


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You can give credit to a comment (like "Dan's comment helped me"), but if someone has posted an answer in the comments, I will usually encourage them to post an answer, but after some time, I will post it as an answer myself and put a note like: This answer came from a comment by Dan. Because we really need to break the habit of posting answers in ...


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Not only is VirtualBox third party software but when Windows is running in VirtualBox it is also, by definition, third party software. True but that would mean EVERY question you can ask in http://superuser.com/ would be on topic as long as you include "virtual box" to the question. That is stretching it. Installing virtualbox, installing tools for ...


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It doesn't really matter how you embed the @mention into your comment. You can even put it somewhere in the middle of your sentence or at the end too, although at the beginning makes it easier to see who you are addressing at once glance, if multiple people are discussing. Just remember that you can only mention one user per comment, and that the user has ...


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Asking about setting up VirtualBox on Ubuntu to install Windows (or any other OS) is completely on-topic. However, asking about installing Photoshop on the Windows VM would be off-topic. As this requires Windows knowledge in order to properly set it up. Finally, troubleshooting the Windows VM setup is sort of on the edge. You might face some VirtualBox ...


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