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Are questions specific to a particular OS on topic?

Ok so I realize that this question has been asked a lot... or at least has been asked a lot with respect to Mac Os and Ubuntu. But I haven't been able to really figure out what the correct answer is ...
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Not able to view my earlier post!

Are all posts that I have posted till date available? If so where to search? To search my previous posts, I clicked my name on the top of the page. But there one post (regarding learning perl - web ...
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Is unix.stackexchange.com a proper place to ask questions about elementaryOS?

I use a different (although Ubuntu-based) types of Linux and I like, elementaryOS. But there are not a lot of questions on that on Stack Exchange. Is U&L the proper place for that?
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Release schedules

Is it appropriate to ask a question about the release schedule of some Linux distributions? Generally, that information is easy to find but in my case, not so much. I am looking for CentOS/...
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Shall tags refer to the solution, too?

Quite often it turns out that the answer to a question is not in the area where the asker assumed it to be. For obvious reasons the tags used by the asker refer to the question only. I wonder whether ...
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Vim related questions should be asked @ Unix or @ stackoverflow? [duplicate]

On the one hand VIM is something very UNIXish, on the other it exists also in windows and it's very related to programming. So where is the appropriate place to ask such questions?
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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?
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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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List questions - allowed or be closed for a great justice?

Are a community questions with the lists of some useful stuff: one-liners, shell functions etc - would be useful and allowed on the Unix.SE site?
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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 ...
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What do we do about abandoned questions, with a correct answer never accepted?

What do we do about abandoned questions, with a correct answer that was never accepted? If we suspect the original poster forgot about it completely? Not sure if we have any sort of process, or if ...
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Offtopic? List of all (pseudo) apostrophic and question marky signs

Would a question to list all UTF8-signs that could be mistaken for or are curly forms of quotation marks and apostrophes be considered off-topic? E.g. `´’ instead of ' and “”„“ instead for " I'd ...
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Asking a question about an answer to another question

I'm not sure the accepted answer to this question is correct, and I have left a comment on it seeking further clarification from the author of the accepted answer (or voters). Unfortunately the ...
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Should I include tag information in the title too?

If you are going to ask a question specific to Debian, you have to give it a debian tag. Fair enough. But I see many also mention the word Debian in the title as well: How to remove dpkg in Debian? # ...
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Merge I-compiled-my-kernel-and-forgot-a-device questions

We have at least three questions (I wouldn't be surprised to find more if I went actively looking) where someone compiled their kernel and forgot a driver and so couldn't boot. These are candidates ...
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How to deal with cases where problems 'fix themselves'?

What to do when having a question like this one, where I have no idea what fixed the problem?

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