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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Screenshots Of Free Distros In Action

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Screenshots Of Free Distros In Action
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:54:27 +1000

On Tue, 12 Jul 2011 00:34:59 -0400
Jason Self <address@hidden> wrote:

> Right now has a screenshot of Trisquel on the front page.
> Perhaps it could be done a little differently to help promote free
> distros (I'm open to feedback about any of this):

Its a nice idea :)

> (1) when a free distro makes a release, could show a
> screenshot "for a while", with a note that they just made a new
> release.
> (2) every so often -- every month? every quarter? -- a different
>     screenshot could be swapped in. So the new-release screenshot
> won't stick around forever.

Assuming there wasn't a new distro to 'feature' every month, would you
simply swap in an old/repeat one?

> (3) there could be a link to "gallery of free distro screenshots"
>     so people can peruse them all, just for fun.
> I'm writing to request screenshots from those who want to participate.
> They don't need to be GUI-ified. It wouldn't necessarily be bad to
> show an Emacs window or shell or whatever once in a while. :)

I'm happy to try and do up some screenshots for gNS if desired.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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