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Old 12-29-2006, 03:43 PM   #1
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New Site Section - LQ Screenshots


I'm proud to announce a new site section here at LQ, just in time for the new year. LQ Screenshots offers screenshots for all your favorite Linux distributions. The site is functionality complete, but the look isn't quite done so it can be considered beta. As always, we're looking for your feedback. I'd like to thank Chris for working with me to get this added to LQ and for doing a great job on the actual screenshots.

http://shots.linuxquestions.org/

--jeremy
 
Old 12-29-2006, 03:49 PM   #2
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Cool. A couple of suggestions would be to have "<--" and "-->" arrows as well as the thumbnails and have a border of some sort around the active thumbnail. It would make navigation easier.
 
Old 12-30-2006, 03:38 PM   #3
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Very nice
 
Old 01-02-2007, 12:02 AM   #4
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I found this to be an excellent initiative...
I've always wondered what the other distros look like,though actually I would not want to try each one of them.
Any link that gives the info as to what are the default apps that come with the distro will be great(I know we can actually go to the distro site and see that)


thanks,
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Old 01-02-2007, 01:32 AM   #5
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Cool bananas.

I really really like the idea- and I know you'll be working on the design.

it's missing the little penguin favicon that the forums(etc?) have- but I'm sure that will be added shortly.

There is a massive list- cool. But why are some images displayed up the top?

Like I said, the idea is AWESOME. But the execution needs some work- yeah yeah, it's beta. have fun making it look cool!

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Old 01-02-2007, 11:20 PM   #6
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There is a massive list- cool. But why are some images displayed up the top?
I'm only guessing here but I think the reason is because these are the most popular distros
If I'm wrong sorry


Overall I have to say I like the addition altho I do agree with pljvaldez

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Cool. A couple of suggestions would be to have "<--" and "-->" arrows as well as the thumbnails and have a border of some sort around the active thumbnail. It would make navigation easier.
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:12 AM   #7
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very nice! and helpful too. you know what they say: a picture is a thousand words.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 12:25 PM   #8
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Ok, what about 1280x1024 shots? Do I need to distort my desktop to 1024x768 every time I want to take a shot for LQ?
 
Old 01-04-2007, 12:42 PM   #9
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One thing more: ya know the look'n'feel of the desktop doesn't depend on distrib%-), but rather on windowmanager. I have some shots that cannot be aliased to any particular distrib. Also some program-specific ones (The GIMP). Where do I post 'em? Consider adding categories (like KDE, GNOME, Fluxbox, The GIMP and so on...)
 
Old 01-04-2007, 01:04 PM   #10
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Yeah, but even a thousand pictures cannot replace one beautiful and good-explained. Where are the comments?}:=
 
Old 01-04-2007, 01:17 PM   #11
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Btw, everyone is welcome to see my shots @t gnulancer.deviantart.com Also there is GNUzen club on the deviantart (probably gnuzen.deviantart.com), enjoy
 
Old 01-04-2007, 01:31 PM   #12
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The screenshots are currently only provided by the LQ team. We may add applications at some point in the future. Thanks for the feedback.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-04-2007, 01:42 PM   #13
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oh... I thought it's community-driven...
 
Old 01-05-2007, 01:10 AM   #14
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I suppose it's to keep up the quality of the images, since they fill a fair amount of hard disk space.

Perhaps a moderation system like the HCL? In the future though- I think we should keep it "exclusive" at the moment to build quality while it's in beta.

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Old 01-05-2007, 03:06 AM   #15
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The best is usually where the whole vast community works. Maybe it's better to setup some screenshot voting system and simply delete the worst images after acceptable period (not to offend)
 
  


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