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Author Topic: need to recruit a few good folks to get the VL word out  (Read 16364 times)
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« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2008, 10:50:25 pm »

I submitted SOHO to tweakers. It usually takes some time to be progressed and I don't know if we'll get approved.
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kukibl
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« Reply #16 on: June 14, 2008, 02:35:10 am »

There is a page on XFCE's official web site concerning XFCE based distros. I think someone (developers) should contact XFCE staff to inform them that VL's Standard edition is XFCE-based.

Here is the page - http://www.xfce.org/download/distros.
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kc1di
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« Reply #17 on: June 14, 2008, 02:56:26 am »

Would like to be of help , have entered a jurnel entry in Slashdot with a request that it be added to the news.. but will have to wait and see if it's approved.

Is it going to be announce on Distrowatch? 
Or if there are anyother outlets I could be of help getting the word out too. please let me know.

Dave
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Dave
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« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2008, 01:35:00 pm »

I was surprised the release announcement didn't show up on Distrowatch.

I'll write to the developers of culmus-fonts and make them aware of our binaries.  It might be helpful if the package for VL 5.9 made it out of testing into Extra, though.  I use those fonts all the time and there is nothing wrong with the package.
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« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2008, 07:36:57 pm »

Maybe some people can update the VL wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vector_Linux

Update the information, new screenshots, clean it up, etc...
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« Reply #20 on: June 15, 2008, 01:37:42 am »

Maybe some people can update the VL wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vector_Linux

Update the information, new screenshots, clean it up, etc...

Hello i have began to update the wikipedia it is a work in progress and will take me a couple of days but will get there,i hope this helps.

(I have now finished editing the page for today,will tweak an additional few things here and there,also added new screenshot,hopefully it is now cleaned up a litlle.)

regards

todders
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« Reply #21 on: June 15, 2008, 02:20:30 am »

I See VL 5.9 SOHO made it to Distrowatch   Smiley
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« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2008, 11:34:24 am »

More customization (looks better, is more finely tuned). Faster, has more optimization. Has control tools like VasmCC and vlwifi to make administrating the system and setting up wireless a snap. Slackware is everything plain and vanilla, Vector adds spice and life into the stability that Slackware is known for. Vector inherits Slackware's good things and makes them better, faster, and more user-friendly. Does that help any?
Thanks for info.
Could you, please, give more info?
Will post that, when I'll return from trip(I am leaving for about a month)
Thanks once more...
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SlackBuild Repository for VL7.Not much but it's a start. Join in!
Masta
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« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2008, 02:26:22 pm »

Maybe some people can update the VL wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vector_Linux

Update the information, new screenshots, clean it up, etc...

Hello i have began to update the wikipedia it is a work in progress and will take me a couple of days but will get there,i hope this helps.

(I have now finished editing the page for today,will tweak an additional few things here and there,also added new screenshot,hopefully it is now cleaned up a litlle.)

regards

todders
Ah yes, things are going into place  Cool . Thanks so much for taking the time to update the wikipedia. It's looking good to me .
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M0E-lnx
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« Reply #24 on: June 20, 2008, 03:53:43 pm »

Not sure this counts, but FWIW, I talked to the LXDE Devs, and they have listed VL in their wiki as a distro featuring LXDE

http://www.lxde.org/wiki/Main_Page
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vector
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« Reply #25 on: June 20, 2008, 07:02:37 pm »

cool every little bit helps!
thanks,
Vec
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« Reply #26 on: June 20, 2008, 07:46:49 pm »

Unfortunately they refer to Vectorlinux LITE instead of Vector Linux Light  Sad  Anyone want to politely correct them?

See:  http://www.lxde.org/download.html
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Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727,  Intel Pentium T2080 / 1.73 GHz, 2GB RAM, Intel GMA 950

HP Mini 110 netbook, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, Intel 950 video, VL 7.1
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« Reply #27 on: June 20, 2008, 11:51:54 pm »

It seems like tweakers has not approved my submission. Sad to see an update like opensuse has made it to the software update list.

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« Reply #28 on: July 02, 2008, 12:28:27 pm »

i'm promoting vector in bulgaria and bulgarian forums. I can promote it in english on english forums,talk about its features and such.Would love to contribute but i need to find a place that has people reading first.The only blog that people read curently is the one i have at deviantart and its not much good since people there are more interested in art and so on.. Embarrassed
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« Reply #29 on: September 15, 2008, 10:09:16 am »

Im def in
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