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Poll Results: Would you help?

 
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    Hell yeah!
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    Unfortunately not.
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post #1 of 7
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This is for all fans and users of Linux alike.

I am here today, writing on OCN to ask your opinion on a possible idea.

A website devoted to telling people why they should move to Linux over e.g. Windows or MAC OS.

It would be a community driven project, I code HTML, CSS and JScript, so would do some coding but others would be free to upload their own and make the site better.

It should be focused solely on the purpose of making people migrate from other OS and use Linux OS distros.

It would be a biug task and would take a few weeks at least. I'm only posting this to see if there is any interest in the OCN 'Nix community -- if not I will go to another and start the project their.

I believe in Linux.

If you do, you can help.
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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

This is for all fans and users of Linux alike.
I am here today, writing on OCN to ask your opinion on a possible idea.
A website devoted to telling people why they should move to Linux over e.g. Windows or MAC OS.
It would be a community driven project, I code HTML, CSS and JScript, so would do some coding but others would be free to upload their own and make the site better.
It should be focused solely on the purpose of making people migrate from other OS and use Linux OS distros.
It would be a biug task and would take a few weeks at least. I'm only posting this to see if there is any interest in the OCN 'Nix community -- if not I will go to another and start the project their.
I believe in Linux.
If you do, you can help.

Sounds overly ambitious to me, why don't you just start a "blog" type site, with wordpress. Giving your own opinion at first why people should switch, and examples in what way linux can be used by the average user.
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That is a good idea actually, Trans. I might just do that and see where it goes, from there. Thanks, I always value your opinion smile.gif
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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

That is a good idea actually, Trans. I might just do that and see where it goes, from there. Thanks, I always value your opinion smile.gif

Linux is a hard sale at any rate. Even the communities that sprout around it, have different views on what it should be able to do, how it should be ran, and what should be included in it, it is how you end up with so many different "distro's".

All you can really do is go "this is what I use, and How I use it, and why I use it" and in hopes that some one who does the same thing, or similar things as you stop by and say "hey maybe I should use it for the same reasons.".

You can try to tackle some of the the common issues folks have with a particular distro (as you can't really generalize it, as each distro can handle certain things, different ways.), Or you can write How to guides, on how to accomplish a particular task that you do, so some one else can come there, follow your guide.

Or you can simply offer an opinionated review of FOSS/FSF software or a the new releases of any distro's you choose to use/follow.
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post #5 of 7
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Well it would help me learn HTML5, CSS an d Jscript so I don't see why not. I have written one post in HTML and will look for hosting and install a blog there. Thanks dude. I guess I should start small and work my way up instead of trying to accomplish an impossible task.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joshd View Post

Well it would help me learn HTML5, CSS an d Jscript so I don't see why not. I have written one post in HTML and will look for hosting and install a blog there. Thanks dude. I guess I should start small and work my way up instead of trying to accomplish an impossible task.

I don't write out Javascript any longer, I use jquery. Its a very robust jscript library, that cuts down drastically on dev times. check it out, there are others like it.
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Thanks Transhour. 

 

I checked it out and it looks pretty cool :)

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