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We have a Twitter account!

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Jerry3904
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We have a Twitter account!

#1 Post by Jerry3904 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 12:20 pm

Adrian and I have decided to set up a Twitter account for MX Linux as a pilot project.

@MX_Linux

Twitter is a great tool for ephemeral short communications such as these:
  • new snapshot is up
  • we fixed this issue
  • Alpha released
  • new MX Tool available
  • interesting review
  • testimonials
  • screenshots
  • links to new D_O videos
  • new Wiki articles
We hope it will increase the visibility of MX and promote a good sense of community.

The hashtag is
@MX_Linux
If you are new to Twitter (as I am), here is a basic orientation, and here are some FAQs. Once you have created an account, then all you have to do is "follow" @MX_Linux. In addition to using the web page or your phone, you can now use a native gtk+ application in MX Linux called "Corebird" that was just placed into the MX Test Repo--most easily installed with the MX Test Repo Installer.

Final word: anyone can post a relevant tweet, so please jump in! We are not interested in doing all the work. If it's not something that elicits participation by the whole Community, then this pilot project will just end.

@MX_Linux
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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#2 Post by Eadwine Rose » Sat Aug 06, 2016 12:33 pm

If it's not something that elicits participation by the whole Community, then this pilot project will just end.
I would not state it that global, for I would be the cause to make it end then as I don't use twitter ;)

Good luck, and hopefully it generates extra views!!
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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#3 Post by rokytnji.1 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 12:47 pm

Finally.

Twitter keeps emailing me to come back . I have a account but I keep it dormant. Since most tweets are crapola any ways. Now I have a good reason to join something I admire and like.

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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#4 Post by Jerry3904 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:24 pm

Thanks for the positive feedback!

@Eadwine: I never used Twitter in my life until today, so it's hardly too late to start for a good cause.
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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#5 Post by BitJam » Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:45 pm

gr8 idea!
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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#6 Post by Eadwine Rose » Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:11 pm

Jerry3904 wrote:Thanks for the positive feedback!

@Eadwine: I never used Twitter in my life until today, so it's hardly too late to start for a good cause.
I have used twitter before and have thrown it away years ago, I hate it, so no, sorry.
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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#7 Post by Adrian » Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:21 pm

Thanks Jerry I posted a short announcement on Google+ see if you want to edit/add things to that.

BTW, since I see you already have a personal twitter account you could change the name to "MX Linux" not only the @ part. Click on the upper-right icon -> Settings and there you can change the name.

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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#8 Post by Jerry3904 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:14 pm

Thanks, I will try that. Was a blind man in the dark when setting this up...
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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#9 Post by Jerry3904 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:31 pm

Done. Much better.

What about a header photo?
Production: 4.15.0-1-amd64, MX-17.1, AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core, GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2, 8 GB, Kingston SSD 120 GB and WesternDigital 1TB
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Re: We have a Twitter account!

#10 Post by Jerry3904 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:42 pm

And: can others post under that account?
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