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Most of the posts located in the picture above are out of date, irrelevant in the grand scheme of things, or useless.

Is there anyway we could organize a nice new selection of links as a community? What say you, mods?
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This section is out of date and will be replaced with a new system. Target date, TBA

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Nobody else excited about this? The thread pretty much died.
I'm curious to see what's cooked up. A huge part of the software-related forums could use revamping.
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Clicking New Answer does jack ATM. I put a "how to" on the OS forum... would be nice to see it here.
    
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Put a howto with a list of all the howto links we have already. That way we can avoid new crap being posted that has already been said before.
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Originally Posted by Jimi View Post
Nobody else excited about this? The thread pretty much died.
I'm curious to see what's cooked up. A huge part of the software-related forums could use revamping.
i would get excited about this, if people would actual read them...most don't even bother to read the stickies, if they did we wouldn't have several threads a month about "which distro for a noob" type threads.
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post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by transhour View Post
i would get excited about this, if people would actual read them...most don't even bother to read the stickies, if they did we wouldn't have several threads a month about "which distro for a noob" type threads.
^This is true about any section of these forums. I know personally how that feels.

That said I would love to see/work on say some easy walk-through guides on buntu/Fedora/Arch(because its the popular one here) to get things like Flash, popular web browsers, Libre/office suites(if it's not included), proprietary audio/video format playback etc. Hopefully that would cut back on those being repeatedly asked.
     
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The FAQ system was decommissioned back in late 2006, which is why it seems odd to you guys. I think the original plan was to get a new system in the start of 2007, but since we're switching to a new software platform in early 2012, it won't get much work now. We'll revamp the FAQs at that time
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gonX View Post
The FAQ system was decommissioned back in late 2006, which is why it seems odd to you guys. I think the original plan was to get a new system in the start of 2007, but since we're switching to a new software platform in early 2012, it won't get much work now. We'll revamp the FAQs at that time
I see. Alright. I'm a bit excited about that then.
     
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Yes I was sitting here thinking that the FAQ had been dead for years, and that it had been a TBA for so many years.
Would be nice to see a revamped version with the new format
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