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I can remake the Mint website

Postby savethemage on Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:17 pm

Hello,

I started with Ubuntu when switching to linux simply because the website was so much better. But I dumped Ubuntu and came to Mint after trying it anyway. I thought about this a lot.

I am a web designer and developer. I can revamp the website in a matter of days. And if there are any others who want to contribute, that would be great. I would suggest that we work for free, but encourage donations to help Mint and its developers.

The website footer saying 2006 is all I need to point out really (and forums 2007). I can do everything on a test server and move over once whomever makes the decision to change it.

Any projects like this going on right now?
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby xenopeek on Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:31 pm

I can't find it right now, but another web designer had started something similar. There is a topic somewhere...

But you should contact Clem about this (Linux Mint founder and project lead). You can contact him best on IRC. Just open Hexchat/XChat from your menu (or Konversation/Quassel if you are on KDE). Then join the the developer channel #linuxmint-dev and find clem there.
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby mzsade on Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:45 pm

Who is this masked man? :mrgreen:
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby killer de bug on Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:58 pm

It was this topic.
viewtopic.php?f=58&t=159258

But the guy did not join the forum since mid-february. Obviously he is not going to do anything. So if you have an idea, speak with Clem on IRC (#linuxmint-dev) and show us the results ;)
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby killer de bug on Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:06 am

Obviously guys offering to work on the design of the website never come back... Who will be the next one? :lol:
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby /dev/urandom on Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:13 am

What's wrong with the website?
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby tdockery97 on Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:17 am

/dev/urandom wrote:What's wrong with the website?

I really like it the way it is.
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby nomko on Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:24 am

Well... i can come up with some suggestions.
But in overall.. i've seen worse forums.
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby /dev/urandom on Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:28 am

The website is not restricted to the forums.
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby killer de bug on Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:22 am

/dev/urandom wrote:What's wrong with the website?


Its design is old. New design are more exciting... This kind of design are quite common and interesting at the moment: http://oneplus.net/one
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby /dev/urandom on Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:41 am

killer de bug wrote:Its design is old.


So is the Linux design.
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby WinterTroubles on Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:44 pm

killer de bug wrote:
Its design is old. New design are more exciting... This kind of design are quite common and interesting at the moment: http://oneplus.net/one


Oh but so much scrolling to get to the bottom of the page :cry: ............ I must be getting old :oops: :lol:
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby nomko on Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:49 pm

WinterTroubles wrote:Oh but so much scrolling to get to the bottom of the page

That means a new mouse every 6 months or so just because the scroll wheel violently wear :mrgreen:
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby WinterTroubles on Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:09 pm

nomko wrote:That means a new mouse every 6 months or so just because the scroll wheel violently wear :mrgreen:

And how long before I need to replace my index finger :shock:
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby austin.texas on Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:44 am

A modern website would accommodate access via smart phones as well as large monitors. So, an upgrade is appropriate for that reason alone.
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby /dev/urandom on Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:51 am

You want to download Mint with your smartphone?
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby austin.texas on Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:07 am

/dev/urandom wrote:You want to download Mint with your smartphone?

Oh, I thought there were other things on the linuxmint.com site. As a matter of fact, you could access the Mint 17 User Guide,
http://www.linuxmint.com/documentation/user-guide/Cinnamon/english_17.0.pdf from a smart phone while installing Mint to a desktop.
It would add another option.
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Re: I can remake the Mint website

Postby /dev/urandom on Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:46 am

The PDF file works on my smartphone.
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