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Which StackExchange site if preferred when asking questions specific to Apple hardware, but concerning running Ubuntu?

Specific example, would be "how to get hardware component X of MacBook Pro running in Ubuntu XX.YY?".

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If the question is about Apple hardware, I would ask the question on Ask Different.
If the question is about the Ubuntu driver to use for specific hardware, then I would ask the question on Ask Ubuntu, or Super User if the correct answer could be given from who has experience with both Mac OS software and Ubuntu software.

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It would really depend on your question—if it's more about Ubuntu, and you're just incidentally running it on Apple hardware, I would go with Ask Ubuntu. On the other hand, if it's more a hardware problem, Ask Different might be the better place, but I would also seriously consider Super User. Without more information, I'm afraid it's really hard to say exactly which site would consider it on topic.

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OP probably specifically doesn't want SU. meta.superuser.com/questions/2464/… –  random May 2 '11 at 0:41
    
@random: actually I wouldn't consider SU, because I don't see how Windows users are going to be useful in answering Ubuntu/Mac related questions. –  vartec May 2 '11 at 0:52
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@vartec Super User isn't just for Windows—it's for all computer hardware and software questions. –  waiwai933 May 2 '11 at 0:53
    
@vartec Super User is not only for Windows users. A question about software that is not a developer tool is on-topic on Super User. As there is also Ask Different, I would probably ask on SU a question that is about an integration issue between Windows and Mac OS X. –  kiamlaluno May 2 '11 at 3:49

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