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Old 02-12-2013, 03:29 PM   #1
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Put a cisco in your Linux machine


You are penniless and want to train as network administrator with virtual networks made of linux, windows and cisco nodes, all this at home on a linux ubuntu, debian or fedora PC.

Cloonix (gplv3) is the software making all this possible.
 
Old 02-12-2013, 04:35 PM   #2
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clownix please stop the spam; This is the second one. If you want to write a review please use the proper outlet: http://www.linuxquestions.org/reviews/index.php/cat/2
 
Old 02-12-2013, 05:52 PM   #3
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This is no spam, spam is for money, cloonix is for me a total waste of my money and time, call this an information for a tool that took time to develop and that is usefull.
I hate spams and I have nothing to do with them, but how do you expect me to make my software known without speaking of it?

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This is no spam, spam is for money, cloonix is for me a total waste of my money and time, call this an information for a tool that took time to develop and that is usefull.
I hate spams and I have nothing to do with them, but how do you expect me to make my software known without speaking of it?
 
Old 02-12-2013, 06:03 PM   #4
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I assumed from your posts that this was a commercial application and only googled cloonix to confirm it to report your posts as spam. If you're serious about raising awareness about your software you should post in only one place on a forum and use a more humble posting style "Hey, I wrote this, please feel free to use it and test it." tends to come across better to native English speakers than "Do you need Cisco simulation free? Try here!" type posts.
The above is my opinion anyhow.
 
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As stated in my post there is a proper outlet for you to promote your software. Your posts come across as spam based upon the way you are presenting it. Please post detailed information about the software in the review section for others to read.
 
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Old 02-12-2013, 06:09 PM   #6
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This is no spam, spam is for money, cloonix is for me a total waste of my money and time, call this an information for a tool that took time to develop and that is usefull.
I hate spams and I have nothing to do with them, but how do you expect me to make my software known without speaking of it?
Then don't word your post like you're copy-pasting it all over the net and getting paid per click. Word it like a software release announcement (since that's what it is) and it will be received a lot better.
 
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:12 AM   #7
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ways to advertise

The commercial way of attracting users works, or it would not exist, even though I do not get money for cloonix, (I pay for my websites to avoid annoying flashing popups on those sites) BUT my goal is exactly the same as commercial firms: I want people to know my software, so I use the same kind of phrasing as commercial firms.
I copy-pasted the same sentence on many forums... sorry for the inconvenience...GPLV3 should be enough to indicate the non-commercial color of the product.
 
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Old 02-13-2013, 04:15 AM   #8
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The commercial way of attracting users doesn't work on Linux users who tend to view it with distrust. How many Slackware, Debian, Fedora or other GNU/Linux adverts have you seen? Yet, here we are, on a forum filled with people using those.
Yes, there is Android but that is by far the exception and not necessarily even trusted by desktop Linux users.
 
Old 02-13-2013, 09:04 AM   #9
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commercial contamination

Have you noticed that the real purists of open source are outnumbered by the ones that have come into to open-source for the money, the noble view you have does not reflect reality. The whole world has some sort of hysterical attraction to money. Open-source is just like any pseudo-free natural ressources attracting a lot of prospectors that have one goal: convert this richness into money.
 
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I'll not dispute what you said, though I'm not convinced of it either.
That was not my argument, however. If you take a look around this site you'll see that the most popular distribution is Slackware yet I have never seen a Slackware advert. It's released and picked up by the community and spread through word of mouth. Ask how many people use a particular Linux distro on the desktop due to an advert -- I'm willing to bet it's in single-figure percent.
If you post on any website with "an advert" it's going to have mixed reception but I'd say it'll have worse reception on a website where open source software is used by the majority of participants.
If others disagree I'm sure they'll chip in though.
 
Old 02-13-2013, 11:24 AM   #11
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The commercial way of attracting users works, or it would not exist, even though I do not get money for cloonix, (I pay for my websites to avoid annoying flashing popups on those sites) BUT my goal is exactly the same as commercial firms: I want people to know my software, so I use the same kind of phrasing as commercial firms.
And based on the responses you've gotten in these forums, do you think people LIKED IT? From what you posted, it does sound like a good thing, and I applaud your efforts. But you are not going about publicizing it in the right manner. Also, wouldn't it make sense to actually post a web link to what you're talking about, and maybe a screen-shot to show it off??
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I copy-pasted the same sentence on many forums... sorry for the inconvenience...GPLV3 should be enough to indicate the non-commercial color of the product.
Pieces/parts of SLES and RHEL are GPL'ed, and (theoretically) their distros are too, yet they make money from them.
 
Old 02-16-2013, 02:11 AM   #13
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.

A previous thread is at http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...rk-4175449875/
 
Old 02-16-2013, 04:38 AM   #14
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This is about virtualization and networking, so I posted on both, people should be left to sort for themselves if this information is usefull or not.
3 lines about a gpl open source does not pollute the site so much as to be erased!
 
  


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