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Crossposting Etiquette

I posted a question here yesterday and after 6 hours I had less than 10 views. So I crossposted to the Ask Ubuntu SE since it is a bit more active of a site. The question is by no means Ubuntu ...
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Posted to multiple Stack* sites, put on hold here for being off-topic

I was desperate for an answer and asked the same question here and on StackOverflow and it's been put on-hold here as being off-topic. However, given the nature of the question, I feel it's more ...
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Is it acceptable to ask the same question in two different Stack Exchange communities? [duplicate]

If you have a question which is applicable to two or more different communities but you don't get an answer in the first community you post it to, is it acceptable to ask it in one or more others? If ...
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Is this cross-post against site rules?

I'm asking about this question (U&L) which was recently posted again here (AU). Gilles once stated that cross-posting between UL and anywhere is against the FAQ/on-topic guidelines which ...
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fuzzing of cross posting policy

Sorry if this sounds a bit like an often asked question: A recent question about ps which was already answered in SO , according to comment, Cross posting was OK. When I cross posted (U&L (...
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Un-duplicate my question that was posted on U&L & Security SE sites?

I asked a question on U&L ( https://unix.stackexchange.com/q/148531/79818 ) and latter on Security ( https://security.stackexchange.com/q/69189/57225 ) where I received an answer (sort of). How ...
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Is it considered proper (normal) to post the same question on askubuntu and at the same time on Unix&Linux?

Some questions that are fit to ask here are not fit on askubuntu, but the other way around should always be ok. But is it?
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Should there be a moderator flag for cross-posting?

When a question is cross-posted from another StackExchange site, such as Superuser, I assume that we do not want the question duplicated on Unix and Linux. It is bad etiquette for someone to do so, ...
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How should questions cross-posted on Ask Ubuntu be handled?

As a matter of reference, I would like to know how to handle a question that has been cross-posted on Ask Ubuntu as well? Is flagging them for closure the right thing to do? Or should I just comment ...