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Should 'he' to 'they' edits be accepted?

As a general answer, I would personally accept it if I'm reviewing and it's just a one-off. But if I see several of the edits by the same user, I would reject them with a custom message with something ...
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Is asking questions about the ubuntu wiki off-topic

In general... There has been a range of viewpoints on the more general question raised here of: 'Is asking questions about the Ubuntu wiki off-topic?' For me the viewpoint that has resonated the most ...
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Is a question about third party software on topic if there is no reference to Ubuntu?

I agree with the previously posted answers, but I want to say simply that I think we should assume that an OP posted here because they are using Ubuntu, until there's some evidence to the contrary. I ...
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Is asking questions about the ubuntu wiki off-topic

On-topic The list of acceptable topics is posted at https://askubuntu.com/help/on-topic Questions that you may ask: Using and administering official Ubuntu flavors: Ubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu MATE,...
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Is a question about third party software on topic if there is no reference to Ubuntu?

On topic (usually) I would generally consider a question on-topic if the question is about software that runs natively on Ubuntu, especially if it is in Ubuntu repositories. In these cases, I would ...
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Is a question about third party software on topic if there is no reference to Ubuntu?

Note: Opinions ahead ... Q. In such cases should we assume that the OP is using a supported (not EOL) official flavor of Ubuntu and leave leave it as on-topic? This is generally how I approach things ...
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Use of Anaconda/Alternate python for AI and data analysis

Adding an answer to use Anaconda for setting up multiple python versions is fine. However, I would be against making it a canonical answer. There are multiple ways to install different python versions....
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Question with the sole purpose to validate a particular regular expression - what to do?

That seems like a perfectly on topic question to me. We handle shell scripting and this is about shell scripting. It's about using a specific flavor of regular expression, Extended POSIX Regular ...
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