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Old 06-29-2010, 09:18 PM   #31
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If you go to the Advanced Search (or just open Search in a new tab) you'll see the option to filter search by [Solved], [No Prefix] (unsolved) and [Any Prefix] (both solved and unsolved). Is that what you were after?
Oops. I missed that.
 
Old 06-30-2010, 12:10 AM   #32
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Belated Happy Birthday to LQ.... And thank you to jeremy and all the moderators for making this community the best. And finally thank you to all the members.
I can not think of a suggestion to make this site better than what it is already at this point. I find it better than most. It could remain unchanged and still be best.
 
Old 06-30-2010, 12:12 AM   #33
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Happy first decade to LinuxQuestions, jeremy, all the mods and members! Pizza & beer for all (sparkling water for non-drinkers) to celebrate!
I am a non drinker, but I would not mind some non alcoholic moctail.
 
Old 06-30-2010, 02:37 AM   #34
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thank you jeremy for providing this beautiful forum
 
Old 06-30-2010, 07:14 AM   #35
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Congratulations indeed. What prompted you to do LQ, Jeremy? I'd really appreciate a (short) comment on that .

One very nice feature of LQ which is usually not mentioned is the fact that the overwhelming number of posts is in civilized and polite tone. I do appreciate that and credit this to all users -- and the work of the mods .

Thank you LQ.
 
Old 06-30-2010, 03:24 PM   #36
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Happy Anniversary and a suggestion!

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Congratulations indeed. What prompted you to do LQ, Jeremy? I'd really appreciate a (short) comment on that .

One very nice feature of LQ which is usually not mentioned is the fact that the overwhelming number of posts is in civilized and polite tone. I do appreciate that and credit this to all users -- and the work of the mods .

Thank you LQ.
Completely agree. This is what makes LQ the best forum on the web.

Thanks to all, Jeremy, Mod team, members, and post answerers!

Jeremy, you asked for suggestions for improvements or new features. Well, here one is.

I would like to see a simple, structured tutorial system which one could work thru at your own pace and advance from very basic to highly advanced Linux knowledge. Each "lesson/workbook" would build upon earlier ones. Including additional reading sources/references.

It could be started as a Wiki where the Mods would build an outline of the many different parts and the community could help to build the content pages.

I know that there are many places on the net that include a great deal of the info needed, but the organization in one place would really facilitate quick advancement of the learner. As an additional bonus, it would make a great reference source for helping posters with questions solve their problems. We could also direct people to it for help from other forums and increase traffic/users here at LinuxQuestions.org.

I am an experienced new Linux user who is always trying to learn more about the guts of the system and better admin of my systems. I can never seem to find a way which I can make work around my real life commitments. Something like what I have outlined above would be a fantastic feature here at LQ.org

Blessings for the next decade
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Old 06-30-2010, 03:49 PM   #37
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Congratulations indeed. What prompted you to do LQ, Jeremy? I'd really appreciate a (short) comment on that .
I've addressed that in a couple of the interviews I've done over the years:

http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/24230/index.html
http://rootprompt.org/article.php3?article=7852
http://www.podcasters.tv/episodes/je...8-2892331.html (yikes, I used to say "uhh" a lot...far too much.)

There are some other interviews floating around that I know of, but those are the ones that came up via a quick search.

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One very nice feature of LQ which is usually not mentioned is the fact that the overwhelming number of posts is in civilized and polite tone. I do appreciate that and credit this to all users -- and the work of the mods .

Thank you LQ.
Much appreciated.

--jeremy
 
Old 06-30-2010, 10:10 PM   #38
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I'd like something different with the color scheme, definitely less white.
 
Old 07-01-2010, 01:43 AM   #39
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Thank you. And thanks for LQ.
 
Old 07-01-2010, 07:52 AM   #40
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Congradulation , We setup first LPI ATP in Esfahan .
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Old 07-01-2010, 12:00 PM   #41
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First, I would like to say that, even though I don't contribute much, this entire site has been a valuable resource for me and few people on campus who are actually trying to use Linux (as opposed to just trying a Live CD, booting, saying it sucks, and then never trying again). I have two major suggestions for the site that IMO would help everyone who comes here. The first one is pretty bold though.

Merger of Wiki and [SOLVED] threads

Maybe we can set up some kind of approval process where [SOLVED] threads could become "Wiki approved". After becoming "Wiki approved", all the useful information would be stripped and turned into a Wiki article. After that, the original thread would be deleted, and all those who contributed useful information to the thread would get kudos for their efforts.


Site Design

Overall, the site loads quickly, even on some older computers I've used. This is great, as other sites have gone the "pure flash", "nothin but JavaScript", and "more megabytes = more visitors" routes. The only problem with this is that the site is kind of bland and boxy in appearance. The current shade of blue (dark shade) looks nice, but the overall color scheme seems a little too basic. Maybe something more exciting would draw more people to this site. I'm not talking about going the heavy resource hogging route, I'm just saying some slightly less boxy borders and a splash of color could make the site look a little more inviting.
 
Old 07-01-2010, 12:15 PM   #42
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other sites have gone the "pure flash"
That wouldn't even be an option for a Linux site, because many Linux users don't have Flash, and most of them hate it even if they have it.
 
Old 07-01-2010, 08:16 PM   #43
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Thank you Jeremy, and thank the community for all your help over the years, and for treating questions and mistakes with courteous guidance.
 
Old 07-02-2010, 03:28 AM   #44
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...Merger of Wiki and [SOLVED] threads...

Maybe we can set up some kind of approval process where [SOLVED] threads could become "Wiki approved". After becoming "Wiki approved", all the useful information would be stripped and turned into a Wiki article. ...
Basically a good idea. But who is going to do it? Think on it in terms or resources. And it wouldn't be necessary to delete the source of the knowledge.

As to colours, I don't really care. I'm interested in the contents and there is plenty of those, that's enough for me.
 
Old 07-02-2010, 04:35 AM   #45
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The look and feel of LQ is part of it's "corporate feel" and, afaik, there are no plans to change them or offer other choices. Jeremy is always open to feedback though.

In terms of threads/wiki convergence, threads are not inherently suited to a wiki entry, a wiki entry needs to be on topic and factual and to the point. Problem threads tend to meander a lot until a solution is found. My suggestion, since the wiki is editable, is to find a thread you think should be added to the knowledge base and create a wiki entry - unless there's already one there, in which case you can check the entry to make sure it's still relevant and/or update it.
 
  


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