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

From: Koko
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Screenshots Of Free Distros In Action
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 12:22:14 +0200

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):
> (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.
Good Idea, would help promoting the other distros.

> (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.

Is it possible? because I think that many distros have more a "circonstancial" 
rythm than a periodic one.

> (3) there could be a link to "gallery of free distro screenshots"
>     so people can peruse them all, just for fun.

This is also a good idea.

> I'm writing to request screenshots from those who want to participate.

I'll send you some screenshots of Blag if you want.

> 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. :)
> -- 
> Jason Self
> GNU Chief Webmaster
> GPG Key: 47486962

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