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Unable to register or ask questions on SuperUser [closed]

I am not able to register to or ask questions at SuperUser from my office machine (same with registering at ServerFault - haven't tried asking questions there). I guess the reason is that I am behind ...
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where to ask questions about networking and logic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I ask questions for networking? Hello, Where can i ask questions about networking, distributed systems and logic ? Stackoverflow ? or otheroverflows ? Thanks.
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Lyx is not Latex

I agree with the general principle that writing a latex document is writing in a markup language that often insists on receiving the respect due to a programming language. I'm less happy to see the ...
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Which (if any) Trilogy site is appropriate for Quartz Composer questions

It's pretty darned rare that I have a question like this, but here we go. I recently started playing with Apple's Quartz Composer tool. This tool is a "visual programming language" (Lord how I hate ...
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Is the separation between SO SF SU too harsh?

This is of course related to the previous ones: Why not merge reputation across Stack Overflow, Server Fault, and Super User? Single location for SO/SF/SU user info but not limited to that. I mean, ...
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What will happen if the same question is asked on Stack Overflow and Super User?

For example, a user asked this question on Stack Overflow: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1717653/re-enable-animated-gif-display-in-firefox ...and the same question already exists on Super User:...
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Keeping Answers Up-to-Date - A Suggestion

As I understand, one of the main reasons of being able to edit answers is to keep them up-to-date as technology changes. However, it seems as if while this is a goal, it's not being done very well (...
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How long did it take for SO to get a full page of 10k users?

How long did it take for SO to get a full page of 10k users? When I browse around SO I see 79 featured questions, 8.5 pages of > 10k users, and questions that have 400 upvotes! How long did it take ...
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Where should Developer Computer Setup Questions go?

Recently a lot of questions from SO has been migrated to SU, which seems to have been given the impression that it is the SO and SF dumping ground, which I strongly disagree with. However, there is a ...
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Is SU the best place for this outdoor wireless connection question?

This isn't an admin question, but deals with potentialy pro level gear that sys admins would encounter in advanced network setups with building wireless bridges. Would this be good to ask at SF ...
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Links to other portals at the top of the page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SO-Site Bar (Minimalistic) It could be nice if the links to the other portals were easier to acces. Maybe as a dropdown at the top of the page.
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“Stack-overview” a dashboard for cross site users [duplicate]

I have now signed up to the 4 sites and I am trying to swap between them easily. In my usual slackness and developer mindframe I was wonding if there were any plans to have an overview for a person ...
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Implement a single front-end for searching and asking questions on any SO site

Note This isn't about centralizing the sites exactly, as in Jeff's blog post. I'm only suggesting here that the 'ask a question' and 'search' use cases have some access to the other sites. The ...
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wrongly tagged “belongs-on-superuser”?

In the FAQ, the questions that belong on Server Fault are defined as follows: Please note that Server Fault is not for general computer troubleshooting questions; if you paid for that desktop ...