Questions tagged [migration]
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Is migration to Stack Overflow blocked?
Recently, I have seen a couple of posts that I think were supposed to be migrated to SO, but weren't. Community locks them like it would for migrated questions and then almost immediately unlocks them....
The migration target Askubuntu should be available
Questions can be migrated at Closing>Off-Topic>Migration, but only to the targets "Unix and Linux Meta" and "Stack Overflow", but not "Ask Ubuntu". Ask Ubuntu is a very probable target, simply ...
Why can we not vote to migrate a question to superuser.com?
When we vote to close as off topic, we can select one of a couple of sites to forward the question to such as stackoverflow.com I'm surprised that superuser.com isn't listed as an option. Is there a ...
When flagging a question to be migrated, why are some Stack Exchange sites excluded?
I noticed when I flag a question as off-topic that there is an option to flag the post for migration to another site. However, there is only the option to migrate questions from Unix & Linux to ...
Should off-topic questions in the Jenkins tag be migrated to Stack Overflow intead of Super User?
A few days ago, I voted to migrate an off-topic question about Jenkins to Stack Overflow. The question was certainly off-topic for U&L, but ultimately it was migrated to Super User instead of SO. ...
aws-cli usage questions go....?
I suppose if you're using an API to run the CLI, that could be asked in Stackoverflow, but might not be best. I don't have the question handy, but saw that a question was closed as off topic because ...
Where to ask questions with a historical element
Firstly, this question is currently active on meta.SO here. They think that my question SO here would be more relevant here, and are willing to migrate it if you think so as well. Consider the below ...
Migration to Stack Overflow locked but not actually migrated
There's something wrong with the migration of Seperating GLX from X11 to had 4 votes to migrate to Stack Overflow. It looks like the migration is in limbo: it's started (the question has been locked), ...
Migration to security by default too?
I've seen several questions recently where one very reasonable reason for closing would have been that they are more generic security questions, not really Unix specific. Is it possible to add ...
Is it appropriate to suggest another community in a tag wiki to help get answer quicker and/or avoid a migration?
I have seen quite a few tag excerpts that contain pointers to choose a more specific tag or only use if... but almost none that suggest it might be better to ask in a different Stack Exchange ...
Add askubuntu.com to Closing > Off-Topic > Migration [duplicate]
According to https://unix.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic:- Note that Ubuntu posts are a special case. If your question applies to Ubuntu only, or you're looking for answers that are Ubuntu-...
Yearly Revisit of List of Sites to Migrate
I've read a few of the discussions relating to migrating off-topic questions and haven't got to the bottom of why the list cannot be expanded beyond Meta and SO. There's been a few observations that ...
how to migrate my Q from unix.stackexchange.com to ubuntu.com?
I have this Q in unix.stackexchange.com that I feel should be migrated to askubuntu.com as it hasn't got much view. How to do that please?
Is there a problem that Ask Ubuntu has migration paths to us?
Most of you would know that I'm active here and on Ask Ubuntu. Recently, I started a discussion about enabling one-way migration paths from Ask Ubuntu to Unix & Linux, so I'm here to discuss with ...
What close reason should be selected when migration site is not available?
I frequently run across questions that should be migrated to other sites, but right now the only site we have an option for is stackoverflow.com (as well as unix meta). Most of the time I want to ...
Can we have Super User as a site for off-topic close reasons?
I'm looking at Mac equivalent application "shortcat". While it technically relates to Unix & Linux, I think it would be a much better fit for Super User. However, I was only able to ...
Ubuntu specific questions
This has already been discussed, but I think it warrants reconsideration. Jeff's answer, in particular: So I'd only migrate questions where the question is extremely and unavoidably Ubuntu-centric, ...
Can I migrate some questions of mine from Superuser to here?
I need to know if some questions of mine could be migrated here, if they are appropriate for this site and if by doing so I will get a chance to have them answered. I write here after being advised ...
How to migrate bounty to normal question?
I started a bounty. How can I migrate it to a normal question? Does it have a deadline for migrating?
Adding the dba SE site as a migration option
Maybe there should an option to migrate question to the the dba site Related review
Should we have a migration path to SO?
We're getting the occasional programming question. Programming questions are off-topic, and we flag to have them migrated to Stack Overflow. In the past 90 days, we've had 26 migrations from U&L ...
Migration of questions from [fstab] and [kernel] on AO.SE to U.SE
SE.AO has a lot of questions with these two tags. They're not appropriate there imho because they have nothing to do with Ubuntu specifically. Would anyone object to questions being moved here -- ...
Accepted answer by an absent user is not sorted first
This question was migrated after having received an accepted answer (not by the asker). Neither the asker nor the poster of the accepted answer have an account on the target site at this point. The ...
If a question was migrated, what happened to the bounty?
I asked moderator to migrate this question, before that I started a bounty with 50 reputation, and now it seems gone ?
Can the list of targets for "does not belong here" be expanded?
The current list belongs on... only contains Meta UL. I request to expand this list to Server Fault Superuser Stack Overflow IT Security In descending priority.
Precedence on System Administration questions?
Do we have a precedence on questions that are based more on servers than unix? P.S. I'm specifically thinking that I might want to migrate this question to serverfault
How to migrate questions from StackOverflow
Sometimes, on StackOverflow site, I encounter a question that I think should be on Unix & Linux site. My problem is that I am not able to signal it. I noticed that I can, on StackOverflow, flag ...
What to do about programming questions
I think we have a consensus that programming questions are generally off-topic and belong on Stack Overflow. (I thought this was explicitly mentioned in the FAQ — is my memory failing or did it change?...
What to do about old imported posts that have poor answers?
U&L has recently acquired two questions from Stack Overflow that have highly upvoted answers (one has our 6th most upvoted answer). We simply don't have the voting power to take such voting into ...
Why do we have only one migration destination?
The only migration destination I found is UL meta (here). I say this because I saw that SO has five. Destinations I can think for are SO, SU, AU.
Migrating to other SE sites?
Is it possible for users with 3000 reputation to vote to migrate a question to another SE site? If not, is it possible for ♦ moderators to do so?
copy questions from superuser?
Hello, Previously I asked unix questions on superuser, can I copy them here together with the answers?