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Re: Lubuntu - One Stop Thread
Another great idea!
I like it, but the most useful answer to what? There were 100s of topics
being discussed in that laptop thread. The one stop thread is still a nice
"clearing house" for all things Lubuntu. Plus some topics might not
actually be issues. Those might be better served with a traditional
It might be most useful to ask users with issues to start their subtopics
in Ask Ubuntu and still use A.J.s thread to list them. No???
On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 8:16 AM, James Gifford <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> Not to sound like I'm pushing or anything, but in regards to that 4.2K
> posts thread, most of them useless but some of them useful, this is
> where the Ask Ubuntu format is good, since the accepted answer (in
> otherwords, the one that is most helpful) will *always* be on top.
> Just a thought, but the mythbuntu team is migrating from the forums to
> AU over the next several weeks, no reason why Lubuntu couldn't migrate
> over as well.
> James Gifford
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 8:05 AM, Tim Bernhard <ohiomoto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > A. J.,
> > The one stop Lubuntu thread looks great! I love what you've done with
> > first three posts and can tell you have put a lot of work in to it. I
> > have one suggestion that I think will make it even more useful. I
> posted it
> > to the thread. You can read it here:
> > http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11419826&postcount=116
> > I took ownership of a forum thread a couple of years ago and it became
> > unmanageable within a month. There were so many different discussions
> > on at once it was hard to keep up with them. I wanted to keep adding the
> > most useful items to the beginning of the thread, but couldn't because
> > was so much going on. To make matters worse, people would often think
> > had a problem solved and I would dig through multiple posts trying to add
> > the solution to the top of the thread only to find out it didn't work
> > all. Now the thread is over 4200 posts long and contains a wealth of
> > information but it's nearly impossible to find it. Doing a simple
> search on
> > something like "battery life" returns 240 of posts with most of them
> > useless. It would have been much better if I had been able to post a
> > to a thread that held that discussion on its own. People would come to
> > thread late in the game with issues that had already been solved, but it
> > nearly impossible to find the answers in the thread and the people who
> > answer them had moved on to the next latest and greatest laptop and were
> > longer active participants in that thread.
> > I hope this helps.
> > Tim
> > On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Tim Bernhard <ohiomoto@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> This should be very useful as long as you take ownership and keep it up
> >> date and until it gets so big it's impossible to navigate. It should
> >> useful for this release and a new one could be started for subsequent
> >> releases.
> >> Tim
> >> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Ali Linx <amjjawad@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> Dear All,
> >>> I think this will be the first Mega Lubuntu Thread on Ubuntu Forum.
> >>> my most activities on the Forum and because I'm trying to put together
> >>> everything related to Lubuntu in one place, I have decided to create
> >>> thread:
> >>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1844755
> >>> Before, it was just a thread with two guides but now, it has another
> >>> purpose and aim.
> >>> Thank you!
> >>> P.S.
> >>> Needless to say that your contributions will be highly appreciated ;)
> >>> --
> >>> Best Regards,
> >>> A.J
> >>> amjjawad
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