LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News
User Name
Password
Linux - News This forum is for original Linux News. If you'd like to write content for LQ, feel free to contact us.
All threads in the forum need to be approved before they will appear.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-23-2018, 11:21 PM   #61
billsabub
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2001
Posts: 109

Rep: Reputation: 15

Quote:
Originally Posted by jeremy View Post
I'm proud to announce that over the weekend LQ turned 17! Id like to once again thank each and every LQ member for their participation and feedback. While there is always room for improvement, that LQ has remained a friendly and welcoming place for new Linux members despite its size is a testament to the community.

--jeremy
What a great post to see (and to see that the discussions are still going strong).

It looks like my last meaningful contribution (FWIW) was January 2002 and my last post was in response to LQ Turns 7!

I floated away from Linux for a while, but am now playing with a VM while dusting out the cobwebs.

Cheers!
 
Old 05-04-2018, 09:40 AM   #62
goldennuggets
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Ohio, USA
Distribution: Kali, Kubuntu, Slackware
Posts: 174

Rep: Reputation: 17
I've learned much from LQ over the years. Keep it going!
 
Old 05-08-2018, 02:55 AM   #63
DonaldS
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2018
Location: Dallas
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
Congratulations. Keep growing Linux Questions. Bless you, everyone, especially our moderators, administrators, contributing members and all the rest of the members who pass on that quality knowledge and information to the other forum members so that they learn and excel in their expertise.

Thanks and Again, Happy 17th and may you have many more
 
Old 05-08-2018, 06:20 PM   #64
cykodrone
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2014
Location: My comp chair
Distribution: PCLinuxOS, Devuan
Posts: 87

Rep: Reputation: 19
Best...Linux...forum...EVVAH!
 
Old 05-28-2018, 11:35 AM   #65
winlinuser
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2012
Location: Sunderland, UK
Distribution: Linux Mint 18 Cinn AND xfce 18
Posts: 64
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
I find LinuxQuestions essential for the times when I have an issue or need advice. Occasionally I am able to lend a hand to others too. You are providing a brilliant service.

Very well done on 17 years of hard work.
 
Old 05-31-2018, 08:18 PM   #66
thethinker
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2006
Location: Peabody, MA, USA
Distribution: Xubuntu, Slackware, Pop!_OS
Posts: 173
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 30
I realized that although I'm not very active (0.04 posts per day!), I've actually been coming here a long time, registered since 2006.

So what's great is consistency - the site is easy to navigate, easy to use, easy to get answers from people, and easy to begin/enter discussions. Even with reddit, stack exchange, Ubuntu's various forums, I try here first because the barrier is low and I know the expertise is here.

What could be better? I recall trying to use the search function back in the day without much luck, and not using it again. But really, I don't have specific suggestions, except maybe closer partnerships with some other linux-focused sites? For example, I know there are Wikis here, but the Slackware Documentation Project is epic, and if you are interested in Slackware why contribute something Slackware-specific here? Not that we need full integration between every Linux site and LQ, but if I could contribute to the Slackware wiki and have it (totally gamified) increase my rep here, I might be more interested in doing it...

I'll also mention that I recently got absolutely flamed for asking something stupid over in the Slackware forum (12 years and I'm still dumb!), but enough of the community came to my defense (and helped my problem!) that it didn't leave a mark on my pride.

So, whatever is happening in the way of community-building is also working well!

EDIT: I just noticed that billsabub has me beat BY A MILE:

Quote:
It looks like my last meaningful contribution (FWIW) was January 2002 and my last post was in response to LQ Turns 7!
Bravo!

Last edited by thethinker; 05-31-2018 at 08:21 PM.
 
Old 06-08-2018, 05:29 PM   #67
anonyxuser1
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2018
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
awesome, i just joined this place seems really cool. nice post.
 
Old 09-02-2018, 11:13 AM   #68
regnad42
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2017
Location: Central Texas
Distribution: was Ubuntu 14.04, now Centos7
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
I am a long time UNIX user, short time LQ user. Was a member over a year ago, stopped logging in, and now back again. Way way back, it was a tradition to start a script with a 'shebang'. That is the #! with the name of the executing script following. I generally try to describe things so that everyone from the newest person up to the UNIX gurus will understand. I'm looking at some Centos7 initialization scripts, and wondering where the shebang went. It seems the .bashrc and the .bash_profile files do not have the traditional shebang line. Pardon my old=school ways, but when did they stop using the shebang, and why? (next you will undoubtedly see my Signature...) it's NOT part of the post!
 
Old 09-03-2018, 02:04 AM   #69
JZL240I-U
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Germany
Distribution: openSuSE Tumbleweed-KDE, Mint 17.3+18.3+19.0, MX-17
Posts: 4,205

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
This is not exactly the best place to ask, since this thread covers a different topic. Next time better open your own thread. Anyway.

The shebang is still there, usually in the form of #! /bin/bash" with the /bin/bash a link to your actuall shell (e.g. bash or zshell or whathever). It is used in shell scripts, but not in config files like ".bashrc" or ".bash_profile" as far as I understand it.
 
Old 09-11-2018, 05:48 PM   #70
weirdwolf
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2007
Location: 1 AU from a G2V star
Distribution: PCLinuxOS LXDE
Posts: 200

Rep: Reputation: 397Reputation: 397Reputation: 397Reputation: 397
Best of wishes to all involved here. What a long strange trip it's been.
 
  


Reply

Tags
home


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LinuxQuestions.org Turns 9 jeremy Linux - News 143 01-14-2010 11:03 AM
LinuxQuestions.org Turns 8 jeremy Linux - News 222 12-21-2008 08:26 PM
LinuxQuestions.org Turns Five jeremy LQ Suggestions & Feedback 72 09-08-2005 12:12 PM
LinuxQuestions.org Turns Four jeremy LQ Suggestions & Feedback 15 07-21-2004 12:32 PM
LinuxQuestions.org turns 2 jeremy LQ Suggestions & Feedback 27 07-13-2002 09:49 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:32 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration