Joined: 16 Apr 2002
|Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2004 9:30 pm Post subject: Common Threads
|Links to some of the most common topics we move to Dups. Let us know in this thread if there is one you'd like to see here. Thanks.
Note: The categories are not intended to mimic the forums exactly. Topics are intended to make this thread easier to use. Posts will often not be in any corresponding forum.
- Gentoo / Portage / etc.:
It is right to give them thanks & praise (Gentoo devs, etc.)
Idea: mass customization of Gentoo with Portage (i.e., "emerge desktop" or "emerge firewall")
Gentoo Releases (for lack of an older version)
- Networking & Communications (mail, IM, IRC, ...):
Best mail client?
What IM client do you use?
Good FTP Client?
Your FTP server preference?
Music and File sharing..
- Development tools & editors:
Vim users: post your cool/useful config tips!
Required Vi vs Emacs discussion (This may not be _the_ thread to use... just came across it.)
Favorite scripting language?
Text Editor Recommendation
- Environments (GUI & non-GUI):
What's your prefered Internet Browser ?
Linux Memory Management or 'Why is there no free RAM?'
Console / shell tips & tricks
Extra informative Bash prompt
What is your favourite shell?
Favorite Window Manager?
Terminal emulator of choice?
How dependant are you on X? (GUI v. console, etc.)
best all around movie player?
Favorite ripping tool?
what cd burning software?
best console audio player
- Other "Technical":
Laptop Distribution options (for OLD laptops)?
Laptop Distribution options (NOT for old laptops)?
What are some of your favorite apps?
Applications that don't get enough publicity
The Best Console App Thread
The Filesystem choice thread
Uses for old computers?
Wallpaper threads: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
How do you pronounce things?
What did you name your computer(s) Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol. III, Vol. IV,
In your ear! (What are you currently listening to)
The Official Dumb Mistakes Thread (TM), part deux
Stupid Security Mistakes you have seen
Personality threads: I have to ask.... What's wrong with you guys?, Introvert? Extrovert? Or what?
Forums You Frequent Other Than Gentoo Forums
post your /etc/issue
Hosting: 1) Can some one help me choose a NON SCAM free webhosting serve, 2) good hosting
Whats your homepage
Post your favorite sites/bookmarks
I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over.
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