UBUNTU: Promising new Ubuntu support website: Ubuntu StackExchange
ashex at chipnick.com
Fri Sep 10 19:08:07 BST 2010
There are actually several Question/Answer areas for Ubuntu, for example
there is Questions for Ubuntu <https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu> on
launchpad which seems almost identical in function to this. My best guess is
that they're relaunching the Launchpad section as a separate website to
garner more activity.
On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 3:45 PM, Monte Milanuk <memilanuk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Andrew Kvalheim <
> andrew.kvalheim at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just spreading the word about a new Ubuntu support site that, in my
>> opinion, is probably poised to become the official "ask.ubuntu.com" in
>> the future. For those of you who use Stack Overflow<http://stackoverflow.com/>or Server
>> Fault <http://serverfault.com/>, this is going to look very familiar:
>> *Ubuntu StackExchange*
> Not that I don't dig the whole Stack Overflow & Server Fault thing... but
> I'm curious what exactly the point is of this particular variant?
> Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, etc. provide kind of a general
> collecting point for questions on a wide variety of related topics. Ubuntu
> already has that, more or less, with the Ubuntu forums, I thought - unless I
> missed something?
> Seems like it would serve to dilute the knowledge base by splitting it
> between the 'official' Ubuntu forums and this new StackExchange site, vs.
> consolidating the knowledge that tends to be somewhat scattered
> ('programming' and 'server' being fairly wide-open topics across multiple
> platforms - 'Ubuntu' being a tad more focused)
> Just a thought.
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