"Unix and Linux" covers UNIXoidal systems as well (or so I assume).

But since there are sites like askubuntu.com, does it make sense to open up a page for *BSD and its derivates, or should those users stick to unix.SE?

  • Hmm, In the last years, I've asked a couple of *BSD related questions. Not only most of them are never answered, but they never even get a lot of views. Maybe it does make sense making a board dedicated to *BSD...
    – polemon
    Sep 8, 2013 at 18:31

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Ask Ubuntu is a special case for the Stack Exchange network. An Area 51 proposal specifically for BSD related questions would likely not be supported by Stack Overflow Internet Services.

In any case, as far as I know, questions about BSD and BSD derivatives are on topic here:

Also, the site FAQ specifically mentions FreeBSD.

  • If you can also point to the FAQ...
    – tshepang
    Dec 5, 2010 at 6:26

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