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How do I log out of the Ask Ubuntu website after creating a Stack Exchange account?

After the topbar redesign, the login link has moved to the Stack Exchange icon on the right side: You can also just click this handy link to log out.
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How do I log out of the Ask Ubuntu website after creating a Stack Exchange account?

This answer is no longer accurate since the site has been redesigned. Please see here instead. The log out button in under the StackExchange drop down at the top left of the page.
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Login with Launchpad account not possible anymore

Sorry about this, I made some breaking changes to the page to fix an issue on mobile but forgot to make sure it still worked on desktop! This is fixed as of the next build which should happen ...
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What form of SSO is the launchpad login after July, 2018?

The Launchpad login system in use here on Ask Ubuntu is 100% the OAuth mechanism. The Launchpad OpenID login mechanism has been fully retired here on the Stack Exchange network; the OAuth mechanism, ...
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Why is it still possible to log in to Ask Ubuntu with my old email address after I added a new one?

The email preference that you edited is not the login information that is being used to log in, but the main contact email that Stack Exchange would use to contact you (newsletters, notification ...
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Can I merge my LaunchPad login to this account?

To add Launchpad login to your account, you can click this multi user link (works for who ever clicks it) to go to your profile and then click on "add more logins" For more information you ...
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Launchpad account recognized on some stackexchanges sites, not all

The answer to Can I (and How do I) use my askubuntu account on other Stack Exchange sites? is actually still correct, but Stack Exchange has changed their login page some so it isn't quite clear. ...
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Can't log in to Ask Ubuntu from my new computer - works fine on the old one

The "secret" to changing accounts on computers is that Firefox has a master password + sync feature that enables syncing website passwords across all your devices with the website passwords protected ...
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Lost access to e-mail account used to register in askubuntu

It seems you cannot just change your log in, I guess one must be active at all times, I don't really know why. You can however add more here, by clicking the add more logins button, then from the ...
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links to Logout page

It's still technically underneath the "logo" for StackExchange... but it's changed location and how the actual button looks like... it's at the right of the top bar, underneath a chat bubble-looking ...
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If you sign up to Ask Ubuntu via Launchpad, would a profile get created on the wider SE network?

Yes, it should. However, you cannot use your Launchpad OAuth login on any site other than Ask Ubuntu. So you should also add either a StackExchange local login or a secondary login from, say, Google ...
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Why is it still possible to log in to Ask Ubuntu with my old email address after I added a new one?

I think you're confusing two things together: (1) Email Settings (2) Your Logins Email Settings lets you set the preferred contact address. If you add additional email addresses to your logins and ...
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What form of SSO is the launchpad login after July, 2018?

Launchpad's API uses OAuth, so I bet AU uses that protocol.
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Ask Ubuntu logout/sign out missing

Click on Stack Exchange on the upper left and then click the log out:
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Trying to get Ask Ubuntu login to work with LastPass

You'll have to login to Google first as you have discovered and use your LastPass creds there, then use Google OAuth / OpenID auth to authenticate with SE. Your LastPass credentials being put into ...
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How to update my site profile?

First, you need to gain access to your old account: https://askubuntu.com/help/reset-password Then, you need to merge the old account with the new account: https://askubuntu.com/help/merging-...
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How to log off from ask ubuntu website?

See https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/222556/how-to-log-out-of-a-stack-exchange-site for the step-by-step video. Look in the top bar, right-most icon ("A list of all 176 Stack Exchange Sites")....
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Log out of the site

Click on this link to logout. https://askubuntu.com/users/logout
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AskUbuntu can only log in via GMAIL LINK, but not by typing in email-pwd combo

Login is really by OpenID (and similar methods, eg Google accounts, Facebook, etc) only. That said, StackExchange does have their own OpenID provider, if you don't already have one. So I would suggest:...
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