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How do I decide which question to put where between askubuntu and unix.stackexchange?

I have posted a question with mysql, redirect, input and output tags in askubuntu, but I was confused where to put it.

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First of all, when confused read the FAQ:

It's not unthinkable that a question is suitable for more than one sites, in which case read their FAQs a second time and post in the one that feels a bit more suitable. If it's a good question, you shouldn't worry much about asking it at the wrong site, we can migrate questions automatically. If it's a bad question, well...

Now Unix and Linux and AskUbuntu overlap a little bit more than any two other sites would, and I think your question would be equally appropriate in either one. Personally I'd go with Unix and Linux, because I don't see anything Ubuntu specific in your question, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's off topic on AskUbuntu. In fact, it's already getting good answers.

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thanks. I'll read the FAQs. – Hussain Tamboli Oct 9 '12 at 8:24
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@HussainTamboli Also please note that every site has it's own Meta, you could have asked this on Meta AskUbuntu, or Meta Unix & Linux. Meta Stack Overflow is more for Stack Overflow specific issues and issues that apply to the whole Stack Exchange network. – Yannis Oct 9 '12 at 8:27
    
yes. didn't know that. Also not related to this question but are '@HussainTamboli' and '@hussain-tamboli' same; will I get notified on somebody else's comment when you put '@HussainTamboli'. I have 'hussain-tamboli' in my address bar/inbox, is it.. – Hussain Tamboli Oct 9 '12 at 8:37
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@HussainTamboli You only get notified for @comments when you've already participated in a comment thread, for example you wouldn't have gotten a notification for my earlier comment if you hadn't posted a comment prior to that. If you are already part of a comment thread (posted at least one comment under a post) then @hus is enough to generate a notification for you. – Yannis Oct 9 '12 at 8:40

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