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Is promoting another Stack Exchange site OK?

We often get questions, usually text-parsing ones, from people working in Bioinformatics. Since I am a bioinformatician and a pro tempore moderator on Bioinformatics SE, I will often leave a comment ...
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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 ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange meta?

Is there is a Stack Exchange meta: a meta that applies to the entire Stack Exchange network and allows for users from all sub-sites to contribute feedback that could be applied to the entire network?
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What is the difference between Stack Exchange “Super User” and “Unix & Linux”?

Is it ok to ask questions about command line, bash, environment variable, etc. here? What is better to ask here and what is better to ask on Super User?
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Is it possible to keep stackexchange sites from redirecting out of SSL (https)?

Like user Gilles mentions in a comment here, "HTTPS isn't officially supported yet and does not work fully". Is that still the case? Every page I visit seems to work with https, but I often have to ...
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Can the suggestion box be disabled?

When entering a question, StackExchange tries to suggest previous answers. It does so by filling a "Questions that may already have your answer" box between the title and the body of the question. ...
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Can't mark as duplicate to other Stack Exchange Question

I wanted to provide an answer but also indicate that this question variables in crontab was a duplicate an existing question, and provide a link to the answer that I thought was best. ie This one, ...
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Login loses the question page

Here on Unix, login is not as smooth as on other sites on the Stack Exchange network. I was on this question page : unix.stackexchange.com/questions/1262/where-did-the-wheel-group-get-its-name. I ...
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Did anyone receive a video attached to the weekly newsletter for Unix.SE?

This is something strange. I received a video attachment in this weeks newsletter of Unix.SE that is received every Tuesday. The subject was 'Unix & Linux Weekly Newsletter - Tuesday, December 3,...
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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 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 ...
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Any good reason why my Unix & Linux "accounts page shows all my Stackexchange accounts except my very Unix & Linux one?

When I have a look at my accounts page in my Unix & Linux profile, I cannot see my Unix & Linux account. I don't think it's an openId problem because it also shows up in the profile and the ...
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People who don't use Google

I find many questions on https://unix.stackexchange.com/ which, I feel, should be searched for on Google before asking here. I am sure that there are many others who feel the same. Does SE have some ...
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The Scope of This Site?

I've got an impression about several SE sites and their overlapping scopes: StackOverflow is for programming questions ServerFault is for server administration (unix, windows or other) AskUbuntu is ...
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Area51 visits/day count is wrong, right?

So Jeff said something about Unix SE not having enough traction yet... which prompted me to go look at the stats displayed at Area51. What caught my eyes was the visits/day stat. According to Area51 ...