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We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: Wrong Question

We're going to keep the name unix.stackexchange.com. But we WILL be setting up redirects from the more "popular" domains names. (e.g. seasonedadvice.com to cooking.stackexchange.com, basicallymoney.com to money.stackexchange.com, and others as we go through the list).

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At some point if this turns into the success we all want it to be, we need to select a domain name.

So let the suggestions begin.

Please indicate if the domain is available, used, or just parked. Also please don't post more than one domain per answer so we can vote on them individually.

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    if? How dare you doubt the eventual success of....whatever we call this Aug 10, 2010 at 20:47
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    I've only found two things certain in this life: death and taxes.
    – googletorp
    Aug 11, 2010 at 1:30
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    I suspect tax is the only universal constant. After all, we might invent immortality but someone will charge you for it...
    – user119
    Aug 14, 2010 at 21:07
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    Ooh ooh I know we could call it slashdot you know... /. hahah. (mod's self -2) Aug 16, 2010 at 5:32
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    how 'bout superuser? since windows doesn't have one... oh damn Aug 16, 2010 at 5:32
  • @xenoterracide: might as well use dotslash... Aug 20, 2010 at 9:05
  • I have one for Ubuntu SE unu.com it's an acronym for Ubuntu's Not Unix. haha Sep 12, 2010 at 20:38
  • @xeno Your bitterness is showing again :) Sep 26, 2010 at 8:52

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kernelpanic.com If they're willing to pay it...

The domain is for sale... so... parked

  • kerneloops.com is free, however, it might clash with kerneloops.org? Not posted separately as along very similar lines to your suggestion.
    – user119
    Aug 13, 2010 at 20:15
  • I think their parked page suggests they want $9,930 for it?
    – 8128
    Aug 18, 2010 at 7:12
  • @fluteflute yeah something like that... which isn't super cheap but then again... If I recall SE is well funded so it shouldn't be impossible either. Aug 19, 2010 at 11:25
  • I really like the the KERNELPANIC.COM domain name... and I want to propose that the community setup an escrow account to raise the money to buy that domain. With roughly 1000 members in this community, the cost is about $9 each... less if more people join the community... Just my 2c. Aug 21, 2010 at 18:38
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    @Jonas ... I don't donate money to for profit businesses ... Aug 21, 2010 at 20:36
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    Like the name a lot! Would fit nicely with "StackOverflow" and "ServerFault"
    – polemon
    Aug 30, 2010 at 3:25
  • Incredibly brilliant name. $10k seems achievable. Sep 25, 2010 at 11:09
  • @TJCrowder And rather fitting, given the pseudo-mod rep limit on the non-beta sites :) Sep 26, 2010 at 8:51

rm-rf.com (AVAILABLE for purchase)

  • This is my favorite.
    – Chris
    Aug 30, 2010 at 13:10

My suggestion:

manunix.com (man unix). There is actually a manual page for "man unix" which isn't about the system itself so that might cause confusion. However, sticking my neck out... eeek.

Domain is currently unregistered.


beardedguru.com? :-P

edit: domain is available



  • Our SE subdomain will continue to point to us (at least for a while) when/if we get a new domain, but assuming we do ever get our own domain we should have a choice ready Oct 3, 2010 at 3:17
  • @MichaelMrozek I posted it to see how it ranks against the other available suggestions. It is certainly better than the names I personally suggested (now deleted).
    – moberley
    Oct 3, 2010 at 8:18

varquestions.com I'm thinking like if we stored questions in unix it'd be /var/questions.




seems parked


fsckit.com - It appears parked, not really used. One (broken) link.



is available


allaboutunix.com which is free


hashbang.com AVAILABLE, Shebang.com used, or shbang.com appears parked but in chinese I don't really know.

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    I weirdly like hashbang.com, but it's not available. Interestingly, it resolves to, so you can use it as a localhost substitute; I'm not sure why they did that Oct 5, 2010 at 18:21
  • That is really weird. It's not occupied. Can't find anything about it on google. but some guy in San Fransisco owns it. May be he would be willing to sell for less than the $10,000 for the kernelpanic.com Oct 5, 2010 at 19:30
  • forkbomb.co (AVAILABLE)
  • forkbomb.com (TAKEN)

rmrfroot.com (AVAILABLE) (rm -rf / if someone didn't get it)



available (and so is minusminushelp.com)

dashh.com is taken, but the owners don't seem to do much with it so it might be grabbable. Ditto for minush.com.


v6andup.com not registered


shellhackers.com feels too much like SO overlap, and possibly other upcoming area51 sites.



procversion.com Thought of this from cat /proc/version



manerrno.com of course this is unix for manual error number.



Here is my try:

  • younicks.com
  • rtfman.com

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