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When flagging a question to be migrated, why are some Stack Exchange sites excluded?

Why are these not options to migrate to when you are flagging a post as off-topic? Stack Exchange sites are only allowed so many migration paths, and we have to demonstrate that we regularly have a ...
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Where to ask questions with a historical element

I don't really see anything about programming there. Yes, fork is relevant, but you're not asking about fork, you're asking i) whether rsyslogd is indeed a session leader and your book is wrong; ii) ...
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Is there a problem that Ask Ubuntu has migration paths to us?

It seems to me most/all of the objections to this discount the significance of answering the question well and instead focus on minor technical hassles and how it will impact people potentially ...
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Yearly Revisit of List of Sites to Migrate

The main sites we would probably want new paths to are superuser (SU), serverfault (SF), and askubuntu (AU). I'd be fine with SU for when we get Windows questions; I think it's fairly rare, but I don'...
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Why can we not vote to migrate a question to superuser.com?

Standing on the shoulders of giants, I'll mention: When flagging a question to be migrated, why are some Stack Exchange sites excluded? (with its link to some good reading at What is the reasoning ...
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Is there a problem that Ask Ubuntu has migration paths to us?

I commented on your AU meta Q already, I'd be in favor of this. When Q's such as these are migrated it will contain the typical "migrated from ..." banner so these will be obvious when they come in. I ...
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Yearly Revisit of List of Sites to Migrate

In the past 90 days (10k only), we've migrated: 55 questions to Stack Overflow (7% rejected) 6 to Super User 1 each to Apple, Server Fault, Software Recommendations, Security, and Magento. All were ...
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Add askubuntu.com to Closing > Off-Topic > Migration

I will repeat the arguments Michael made in the duplicate, just to point out that nothing has changed in the intervening time. There have been a grand total of 10 questions migrated to AU in the past ...
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Is there a problem that Ask Ubuntu has migration paths to us?

I'm a mod on Ask Ubuntu. Braiam has probably seen the arguments I've made against this on our meta but this is the short version for the Unix.SE community: The quality of our Mint (et al) questions ...
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Is there a problem that Ask Ubuntu has migration paths to us?

Do we need this? I wouldn't think so. We have a migration option for SO because of the volume, that clearly doesn't apply here. Also, it is straightforward enough to edit your generic off-topic close ...
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The migration target Askubuntu should be available

Above and beyond Why can we not vote to migrate a question to superuser.com?, there's some previous history here: (2010) - How did Unix/Linux survive Area51?: "Eventually there was a vote about ...
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Should off-topic questions in the Jenkins tag be migrated to Stack Overflow intead of Super User?

IMHO this meta is the wrong place to discuss whether Jenkins is more suited to SU or SO. That is a question for their metas. Once discussed there, this meta should simply have an announcement post ...
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Migration to security by default too?

Users with 10k rep can see a history of outgoing migrations and recent statistics. There was a single migration in the last three months. Even accounting for the fact that some migrations may be ...
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Is it appropriate to suggest another community in a tag wiki to help get answer quicker and/or avoid a migration?

Quick answer: no, not really. There are two issues here: Each site has a different scope. Yes, there is overlap. Everything on Unix & Linux (U&L) is also on topic on Super User (SU). ...
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how to migrate my Q from unix.stackexchange.com to ubuntu.com?

Asking in the chat room or leaving a comment on your question to a moderator are 2 ways to accomplish this. I've migrated your question to Ask Ubuntu as you've requested.
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