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I see that you flagged your post for moderator attention and then pointed here. All the points made by Eliah Kagan in their answer to this discussion post are valid and are 100% accurate. As I stated in comments on the other answer in response to you: In the world of Debian, you should only be recommending on a public Q/A site mirrors that are listed on ...


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As you know, I am one of the reviewers who rejected (both of) your attempts to apply this edit. I think it is far from obvious that the specific change made here is correct or even safe. There are two issues: It's not clear that changing the mirror is better than recommending the newer version that is available in the same place. Even in the post's current ...


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help/on-topic provides a clear definition which distros are on- and which are off-topic: Questions that you may ask: Using and administering official Ubuntu flavors: Ubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu MATE, Kubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu. Questions that you should avoid: Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Backtrack, ...


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If the answer works on Debian but does not work on Ubuntu, then it is not an answer for Ubuntu and the scope of this site. If the solution works on Debian and Ubuntu then it's a valid answer. Otherwise it's not a valid answer and should not be posted. This said, if the solution works on multiple distributions including Ubuntu then that is a valid answer ...


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Speaking as an ex-mod here and current mod on U&L, and having seen the kind of question that is often suggested for migration, I can assure you that opening this path would be a horrible idea. Quite frankly, most questions that are flagged for migration are usually off topic on U&L, or just very bad questions. In my ~3 years as a mod here, I don't ...


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