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MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by Paul.. » Thu May 23, 2019 4:00 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 3:50 pm
Just a toss up: "Learn about MX"

People are getting tired of being told RTFM. ;)
I like that much better!

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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by Jerry3904 » Thu May 23, 2019 4:29 pm

Jerry3904 wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 12:05 pm
I will be redoing the installation part this afternoon and upload it by EOD.
Done and uploaded.
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by fehlix » Thu May 23, 2019 4:29 pm

just checked default repos after freshly booted from the iso with selected timezone "Europe/Berlin"
antiX repo not localized:

Code: Select all

cat /etc/timezone 
"Europe/Berlin"
demo@mx1:~/Desktop
$ inxi -r 
Repos:     Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/antix.list 
           1: deb http://iso.mxrepo.com/antix/stretch stretch main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-stable-updates.list 
           1: deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/ stretch-updates main contrib non-free
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian.list 
           1: deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/ stretch main contrib non-free
           2: deb http://security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mx.list 
           1: deb http://ftp.halifax.rwth-aachen.de/mxlinux/packages/mx/repo/ stretch main non-free
           No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/various.list 
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

#54

Post by Jerry3904 » Thu May 23, 2019 4:30 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 3:50 pm
Just a toss up: "Learn about MX"

People are getting tired of being told RTFM. ;)
I was just kidding...
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by BitJam » Thu May 23, 2019 4:40 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 3:50 pm
People are getting tired of being told RTFM. ;)
True but a label/comment is very different from a suggestion in the forums. For example, AFAIK, people are not tired of "README" files (taken from "drink me" and "eat me" from Alice In Wonderland).

IMO, the label "Read the Fine Manual" does several positive things. First it is telling people here is the manual that people have been telling you to read, in a very unambiguous and slightly humorous way. Second, our manual is superb! I think it is at least partially responsible for our newfound DW fame. It really is fine and I think we should tell people that up front.

I know of no better way to tell people "here is the documentation, please read it". Especially people who are tired of being told to RTFM. One common complaint/suggestion after being told to RTFM is "where is this manual you speak of?" Providing a "Read the Fine Manual" label relieves the tension from being told too often to RTFM.

I much prefer being direct, unambiguous, and slightly humorous over being slightly ambiguous and mamby-pamby.

OTOH, I'm weird so my senses of humor and propriety can sometimes be far from universal.
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by figueroa » Thu May 23, 2019 6:04 pm

anticapitalista wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 3:27 pm
figueroa wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 11:52 am
Alternatively, it could be an item on the panel, like antiX does, but I think an icon on the desktop would be better marketing for the manual than on the panel, since the default panel is already busy enough.
Actually, we have an icon on the 'desktop'
Oops. Of course. I must be loosing my memory.
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu May 23, 2019 9:28 pm

ellipses
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by Adrian » Thu May 23, 2019 9:39 pm

How about "Manual" it's obvious it's a User Manual and it's obvious it's for MX...

Like this:
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by BitJam » Thu May 23, 2019 9:46 pm

Adrian wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 9:39 pm
How about "Manual" it's obvious it's a User Manual and it's obvious it's for MX...
I agree. Then we can get more fancy for the mouse-over text, if we want.
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Re: MX-18.3 RC1 Feedback

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Post by figueroa » Thu May 23, 2019 10:08 pm

Adrian wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 9:39 pm
How about "Manual" it's obvious it's a User Manual and it's obvious it's for MX...
Perfect. With ellipsis, many would believe they can't read the entire name. I quite like the question mark icon for this.
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