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Post by clem » Wed Nov 21, 2007 9:36 am

Hi Everyone,

First of all, a lot of people joined our community since we released Daryna. It must have been a good release I guess :wink:

To all the new minties out there I would like to say: "Welcome among us and to our community. Enjoy Linux Mint and enjoy our great Community. Don't be shy and don't hesitate to get involved. People here are friendly and passionate about Linux so don't hesitate to meet and interact with each others. Apart from the forums, an application called XChat-Gnome is present in your mintMenu which connects you to the chatroom. Stay connected and keep an eye for answers. A lot of people visit the chatroom but not always at the same time. I personally leave my Xchat open and connected most of the time so if you see me in there don't hesitate to say hello."

Now, to the main topic: You probably noticed some changes here in the forums. We're now using the new phpbb3, which brings a lot of new features and a new default design. During the conversion we encountered a few little problems and we're actively trying to solve them. One of these problems was the conversion of special characters (accents for instance). New posts are not affected by this but if you read old posts and happen to see one of these funny characters, let us know and don't forget to tell us:

- The link to the post.
- What the character looks like at the moment.
- What the character should be.

And of course, if there's any other problem you're welcome to tell us as well :)

To members of the Support Center: We're moving the Support Center into a dedicated part of the forums. If you were a member of the Support Center you should now see a section in the forums called "Commercial Support".

To members of the Team: The mailing list is gone. We're now using a dedicated part of the forums. If you're a member of the team you should now see a section in the forums called "Team-Members Area".

Enjoy the new forums everyone,

Clem.
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Re: New Forums

Post by maty1206 » Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:21 pm

Clem

Amazing

SO BEAUTIFUL

Characters mistakes

As you can imagine, Spanish accentuation aren't working

All those words which use " ' " (tilde)

So, I'll be pacient.

One more thing... I can't recognized new post , because the icons are diferent

Can you help me.

I'm not sure if this only happend on Spanish forum, but it is disorganized.

Moderator topics aren't at the beginning

COngrats
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Re: New Forums

Post by npap2 » Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:43 pm

\u2018Ï\u2021 καλά Ï\u201eα λεÏ\u201a εÏ\u0192Ï\ufffe αλλά μήÏ\u20acÏ\u2030Ï\u201a θÏ\u2026μάμαι και Ï\u201eι είÏ\u2021α γÏ\ufffeάÏ\u02c6ει;; Î\u0152Ï\u20acÏ\u2030Ï\u201a και να έÏ\u2021ει Ï\u2026Ï\u20acάÏ\ufffeÏ\u2021ει θεμα με Ï\u201eην Ï\u2026Ï\u20acοÏ\u0192Ï\u201eήÏ\ufffeιξη Ï\u201eÏ\u2030ν ελληνικÏ\u017dν Ï\u2021

This is what Greek looks like, Clem

NOTE: The above text is in the older forum. There is no problem with new postings in this forum.
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Re: New Forums

Post by BakUp » Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:57 pm

Great job on the new forums, I personally would like to see green, not blue.....but I am sure everyones view on this would be different, no biggie.

What I really would like to see though is a symbol of some kind on the outside of a forum category that shows one is subscribed to the thread. That way one does not have to go inside the topic to see if you are subscribed or not. I have a lot of subscribes and I can not possibly remember all of them. This would help and save time for users.

Otherwise, all is well....
BakUp

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Re: New Forums

Post by ViRuS » Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:32 pm

Bravo pour ce nouveau forum... il en jette :D

et Mint est une superbe distribution que j'apprécie, très "user-friendly" chapeau aux dev

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Re: New Forums

Post by Alpha-Geek » Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:33 am

I like the look of the new forum. Blue or green...it makes no difference to me. One thing I've noticed: some of the custom avatars got a little stretched out in the conversion. It's fixed easily by going to your forum "User Control Panel" & resetting the avatar dimensions to the correct settings.

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Re: New Forums

Post by npap2 » Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:46 am

Hello Clem,
I have trouble logging in with my old nickname (npap) or (blogger).
This is the message I get: It was not possible to convert your password when updating this bulletin board’s software. Please request a new password. If you continue to have problems please contact the Board Administrator.
Had to re-register as npap2.

Cheers

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Re: New Forums

Post by clem » Thu Nov 22, 2007 6:47 am

Hi npap,

In the login page request a new password, this will reset it and send you the new one by email.

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Re: New Forums

Post by Guest » Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:33 pm

Hi,
Not been on here for a few months and what a difference, really like the new Forums, look so much better and a lot easier to navigate through, well done!
Kevin.

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Re: New Forums

Post by g0lrk » Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:35 pm

Why did it call me Guest just above?
I was logged in?
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Re: New Forums

Post by deadguy » Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:06 pm

looks nice and seems quicker 8)
I like it.

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Re: New Forums

Post by mikeon11 » Fri Nov 23, 2007 4:28 am

i was lost for awhile, very neatly set. good job guys

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Re: New Forums

Post by antiquexray » Fri Nov 23, 2007 10:38 am

Check this link:

http://linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=6640

“A teacher affects eternity. He can never tell where his influence stops.�

Those are suppose to be " "

***EDIT***

I went back in a edited with quotes and it took it :D

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Re: New Forums

Post by calumc » Fri Nov 23, 2007 4:11 pm

dammit we need a new skin badly.
All this blue is sapping up all my mintyness!!

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Re: New Forums

Post by older geezer » Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:09 am

:D I have tried lots of different Linux OS progs. Mint is definitely..so far, and I feel no reason to change, the best of the bunch. It loaded cleanly and smoothly, was simplistic in set-up and pleasant to use.
I like the interface graphics which are nice and easy for a newbie to follow. Well done the dev team. My thanks
Brian

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Re: New Forums

Post by ThePif » Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:37 am

Muchos gracias tovarishi...
Linux Mint is mo' better :P

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Re: New Forums

Post by Caraibes » Tue Nov 27, 2007 4:26 pm

Just a word to say that I am very impressed by the 4.0 release. I am a Fedora user, but I tried it as a live-cd, and it is very nice. As much as I wasn't totally easy on Clem last year, he made a really good job.

Now, I am pleased to see that the upgrade instructions are posted on the release announcement. It really makes sense.

-Clem, are you planning to stick with 4.0 until Ubuntu 8.04LTS ?

I would see a Mint LTS release as a milestone, a very important release...

Just thinking aloud...

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Re: New Forums

Post by clem » Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:31 am

Hi Caraibes,

We're on the same line, I'm thinking exactly the same.

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Re: New Forums

Post by FrozenFoxZX » Wed Nov 28, 2007 3:25 pm

Not sure if this is a good place to put this, but your registration page seems to be backwards. The button suggesting youre old enough to register yourself seems to send you to the registration page ("coppa=1") for being a minor, and the button for suggesting you're too young to register seems to send you to the full coppa=0 registration page.

PS: Would appreciate if someone could delete my other 2 accounts messed up this way made today, FrozenFox and FrozenFoxZ (and this one after of course), so i can start over with FrozenFox without any silliness ;)

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Re: New Forums

Post by BakUp » Wed Nov 28, 2007 5:10 pm

FrozenFoxZX wrote: PS: Would appreciate if someone could delete my other 2 accounts messed up this way made today, FrozenFox and FrozenFoxZ (and this one after of course), so i can start over with FrozenFox without any silliness ;)
Same thing happened to me. They told me I would have to choose another user name. So a user name I have used for years is now gone bye-bye.......

good luck though !
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