[SATLUG] Fwd: My Contribution to Linux
christopher.lemire at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 23:37:26 CDT 2009
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From: Andrew Farris <flyindragon1 at aol.com>
Date: Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: My Contribution to Linux
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
On Wed, 2009-08-19 at 03:26 -0500, Christopher Lemire wrote:
> I've created this blog for both the beginner and the advanced users.
> Vote on what you'd like to see to let your opinion be known. There's
> only one day left for voting. The Blog link is in my signature.
1. Change the wallpaper. As much as I sympathize with squashing
windows like an oddly-colored moth, if you wish to appeal to
beginners ( and a much more broad audience at large ) who don't
necessarily hate windows, then the wallpaper should go.
* Try using a crystalTux variant or something... perhaps
paired with some terminal output (my vision says
crystaltux fixed on the bottom right, w/ terminal output
in top left).
2. Use a backing color behind your main text body (i.e. the blog
posts) to make them more readable.
* My thought... either go with a darker font, and use a
mostly opaque (maybe ~90-95%) white back for it (to let
some if the background bleed through), or
* keep your current text and apply a black
background(~70-85% opaque?) to the blog stuff. That way
you keep your pretty background see-able on the whole
page, and still enhance readability.
* If you want a better idea of what i'm talking about, or
you'd like me to drum up a demo of some kind...lemme
know, and i'd be happy to do some artwork/CSS :)
Other than that...awesome. I've added it to my bookmarks!
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