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PART 1 What is all the drama on meta.SE about?

If you follow meta.stackexchange (meta.SE), you'll have seen the huge number of posts about the new Code of Conduct (CoC), about Monica Cellio being removed as a moderator from multiple sites, about ...
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PART 2: How does the drama on meta.SE affect Server Fault?

Reduced moderation To start with, two of the moderators on Server Fault have drastically curtailed their activity on the site. Michael Hampton: "After catching up on this situation, including today'...
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Are we getting out-of-hand with all of the sub-communities?

On Serverfault I saw the question "Invalidate Google Site Validation (Google Webmaster) [migrated]" and was disappointed to see that it redirects me to webmasters.stackexchange. (I was expecting the ...
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Why can't I use https to access the stackexchange sites?

In order to be more secure in my external transmissions, I tried to use and found that I could not login. Actually I get a 403/HTTP Authentication request, but its not like ...
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Could Appropriate Tags Cross-Post to Relevant SE Communities?

Since the recent addition of new communities for Unix and Ubuntu within the StackExchange (particularly ServerFault), I propose that tags posted to SF with relevant tags ("Ubuntu", "Solaris", "Unix", ...
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SharePoint vs Serverfault, should my question be moved?

After having posted this question and awarded a Bounty on it to no avail i notice there is a dedicated "SharePoint" stack exchange. Sharepoint Online auto acceleration not working Is the SharePoint ...
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Cross-posting to

If I have a question that is Unix sysadmin related. It's not clear to me whether it should go to serverfault or Is cross-posting acceptable? The specific question I have in ...
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Link to "learn more" about a tag is unclickable in Google Chrome

Link to "learn more" about a tag is unclickable in Google Chrome. Steps to reproduce bug: Open page to "Ask Question" Start typing in the "Tags" field at the bottom Mouse over any one of the tags ...
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Merge DevOps into ServerFault? (polite for: close down DevOps SE and find the best SE for the freed Q/A?)

There are few questions from users >200 points on DevOps. There are on the whole 5000 questions, and new questions get few views and few answers. This SE should be merged into ServerFault even in ...
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That would be fun to code, but how do I post that here?

I have been looking through some of the questions and I believe they would be impossible without a custom coding solution (prove me wrong, I hate duplication of work, therefore, why I am here). I am ...
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What goes into the decision of posting something on SF or on another more specific stackexchange?

When I need to ask a Linux related question, I normally look at the activity on the related and sf tags to decide where to post it. I read in a previous question that cross-posting might be ...
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Reverse-migrating questions from other Stack Exchange sites?

Searching through the Stack Exchange network for tags like raid, mdadm or whatever, I've found quite a few questions (mainly pre-2010) that seem like they belong on Server Fault; should we (...
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Linked StackExchange Accounts

I have an account on StackOverflow, ServerFault, and SuperUser all linked to the same OpenID. I originally did not think much of it until I noticed I started gaining reputation/badges individually on ...
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