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Shouldn't we say Gnu stack exchange not linux or unix

As you will look at the timeline by clicking the link below (it can't be shown directly I am afraid), UNIX is the ancestor of a wide panel of OS. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cd/...
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Shouldn't we say Gnu stack exchange not linux or unix

Even if this was to cover linux only, calling it gnu/linux is still wrong. While a lot of the operating system surrounding the (not even all of it) use the GPL license, the Free Software Foundation ...
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Shouldn't we say Gnu stack exchange not linux or unix

The first misunderstanding you seem to have here is that this is a site about GNU/Linux. It isn't, it is a site about any *nix operating system, including but certainly not limited to GNU/Linux. We ...
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Mass editing to change generic example URLs

Both example.com and the entire top level .example domain are officially approved for example usage. See the following RFCs and Wikipedia entries: example.com - RFC 2606, section 3 and Wikipedia ....
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Mass editing to change generic example URLs

Changing .com to .example seems like, at best, a neutral change and at worst a bad one since it is changing a standard and immediately recognizable domain to one that is not even easily recognizable. ...
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Querying previous users

I had a similar impression in the beginning, but I also had an opportunity to test it. While it is hidden from new users, it is technically possible to post comments requesting an update on the ...
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Editing: command tools format

This is one of those bikeshed problems. As I said before on several ocasions, only use it when you expect the user to copy and paste verbatim something non-trivial. So, no sed, definitively not sed (...
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