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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby jdizzle on Sat Dec 19, 2009 9:48 am

Looks nice. Signed up. Voted on some stuff. No problems.

My information next to my avatar was hanging outside of the box. :?

Can't wait to see the hardware support additions!

I like it! :mrgreen:
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby remoulder on Sat Dec 19, 2009 12:48 pm

ikey wrote:The IRC client (mintChat) is now online and available for testing, expect many bugs


ikey, looks good, only problem I see is how it appears on the screen once you select Chatroom. There is a lot of white space to scroll past to get to your client at the bottom.
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby szamot83 on Sat Dec 19, 2009 12:59 pm

Second problem is, that chat window not following messages. I must scroll this by mouse roll.
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby curtis on Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:43 pm

What language is the site implemented in / what CMS is the site using?
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby curtis on Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:10 pm

I will attempt to create some icons / find some. Will reply later with results.
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby curtis on Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:14 pm

Here are some icons I made. Let me know if you would like to use them. These icons are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike.
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby remoulder on Mon Dec 21, 2009 1:04 pm

Ikey's chat window appears above the Community dropdown menu making it impossible to select the last 2 items.
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby curtis on Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:53 pm

ikey wrote:I'll skin the whole thing luminous pink with
Bambi picture for the background :P


Yes, please!
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby kneekoo on Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:53 pm

Hey, I got an idea. How about making a Mint download side panel? Take a look at the attached HTML file. It's just a rough sample, but it speaks for itself.

My point is we could use a smart side panel that could easily allow people to select the Mint version, edition type of download and finally the mirror, if the download type is the ISO. It's nothing fancy, but it shows enough information and it can be done quite simple - 99% of people use JavaScript, so this panel could be useful.

P.S. I have also posted this idea on the community site.

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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby breaker on Tue Dec 29, 2009 1:57 am

You can use GIMP to save as a jpeg. I made my 100x100 by cropping in GIMP a photo.

So, this will be another place aside from the wiki to organize information and ideas? Could work if the software is smooth enough...
rtfm - read the fine manual...
Boot info script: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1291280
grub2 https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2
PC-BIOS based booting, mbr, boot records; http://thestarman.pcministry.com/
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby Mike A on Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:10 pm

Clem as has been your style (for the two yrs that I have been using Mint) sold idea and you are making it new and fresh for Mint. I am not sure which direction you are looking for this to go. and that may be the point to let the users run free with ideas! Thank you for the work that you and your team give the community.
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby Husse on Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:07 pm

How could I miss this topic
Right now the only thing I think needs fixing is some spam trap when you register similar to the one in the forum
Spam in the forum decreased by some 95% after that was introduced
Possibly also moderation - if it's not too much work I could do that
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby remoulder on Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:22 pm

Is it just me or does activity on the community site seemed to have stalled a little? There don't seem to be many new ideas being posted, discussed or voted on lately.
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby raywoods on Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:01 pm

I've just tried to save details of my Hardware onto the Community site but got a 404 error for my pains after putting in details of my old Epson Stylus Colour 760. I presume this is still work in progress?

Then I thought I had better report it and followed the "Report Bugs here" link only to find "community.linuxmint.com does not use Launchpad as its bug tracker. "

So, for better or worse, here I am!! (Confused from Barkingside.) :D
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby beefstu on Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:02 pm

Strange, I was thinking today that a hardware information sharing site would be exactly what Mint needed and here it is! However i agree with raywoods, submitting a hardware report goes to 404 error. Mine was a printer too site directed to was http://community.linuxmint.com/index.php/hardware/save

Hopefully lots more people will start using the site once it is fully up and out of Alpha/Beta and gets a bit more publicity.
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby clem on Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:52 am

Hi,

Yes, it's still in ALPHA so the bug section isn't open yet... otherwise we'd crawl under bug reports :)

Also, we're developing right under your feet so expect things to break. The Hardware module for instance isn't completed. When something's done it appears in the changelog on the left. When it does then you can feel free to use it.

Sorry for the inconvenience,
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby raywoods on Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:54 pm

No problem Clem. That's what we're here for; (to knock seven bells out of your system and see if it still standing!!!) :D
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby SeanBest on Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:43 pm

Is the Chat Room working on the community site? I keep getting errors saying it can't find the class file and doesn't ever load.

Tried in multiple browsers on a few different OSes.
BIOSTAR TPower I45
Intel E8600
4GB Corsair Dominator DDR2 1066
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme
Western Digital Velociraptor 300GB 10k RPM
MSI HD4870 OC Edition
Creative X-Fi Xtremegamer
Antec Nine Hundered
Corsair HX1000
Win 7 x64, Mint 8 x64
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Suggestions about community.linuxmint.com

Postby MartonMint on Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:57 pm

Remove "Report bugs here" from the sidepanel until it really means something (currently takes you to lauchpad to tell you that lauchpad doesn't know how to report bugs to community.linuxmint.com)
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Re: Feedback about community.linuxmint.com

Postby speedyx on Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:11 am

@ clem
Thanks for your great work!
Linux Mint team is one of the more open team I ever meet behind a linux distribution.
Here is a comfortable place where to be. :D

I think will help a link like in the forum "View new ideas".
The freedom technologies are available!
I recommend everyone Linux Mint KDE as the simplest GNU/Linux distribution for the common user
and the italian Santech notebook, 100% linux compatible!
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