Making the help.ubuntu.com wiki into a one-stop support resource!

Ali Linx (amjjawad) amjjawad at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 15:22:56 UTC 2012


Thank you, Jose :) it means a lot and I'm glad it did help. As always, my
motto is "anything for Lubuntu and its Users" so I'm at your service and at
Lubuntu's service ;)

LOST would never be as good as it is right now without your feedback and
all the other feedback, etc. One of the reasons that pushed me to create
something like LOST was the few resources of Lubuntu and I've always been
asked by users why there are very few resources (text, etc) about Lubuntu?
You know, not everyone really knows what is really going on behind the
sense and they need everything ready and there sitting and waiting for them
:) most of new comers think this way until, by time, they realize and
understand what is going on. Despite Lubuntu Team is small in numbers but
time has proved that quantity doesn't mean quality and I must admit that
one of the best teams ever I have seen, worked with, etc is Lubuntu Team :)

So, All Hail Lubuntu, its Team and Users :D

One for Lubuntu and Lubuntu for all :)

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 2:35 PM, Jose Lopez <josewendy1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, all I just wanted to put my two cents in if I may. For me LOST has
> been a wealth of information and help, yes we can all look at things and
> say well this could be done different or better. The truth is that Ali has
> put together a wonderful Thread, and as it evolves things may change a
> little here and there. But (IF IT'S NOT BROKE DON'T FIX IT). I'm not very
> good at doing those kinds of things in posts, and threads, so I admire the
> ones that do. I do realize how much time it takes to do all of that. So
> HAT'S OFF to all the work that has already been done :-D and lets continue
> moving forward.
> Thank you
> Jose Lopez
> AKA borunco
> Lubuntu one Stop Group
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 2:53 AM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Jared,
>>
>> Long time no see :)
>>
>> I couldn't put it better myself so thanks for reading my mind and thanks
>> for saving my time :D
>>
>> I do agree with you and see your point so +1 from me to your suggestion!
>>
>> My NEW theory is:
>> If it's NOT broken, don't fix it, period.
>>
>> Better to come up with new topic because that will mean lots of things,
>> again, I'm sure you wrote it better than what I may write :)
>>
>> However, the idea is a whole is not too bad. To be more accurate,
>> adopting LOST Style (ONE STOP PLACE/INDEX - Save Time and Effort yet not an
>> easy job to do) is great idea, not because I'm the creator but because
>> whether users are beginners or advanced, they will always look for the
>> fastest way to help them.
>>
>> I may take this opportunity and mention that I'm planning soon to write
>> TWO new guides:
>>
>> 1- Lubuntu 101 = Totally for NEW Lubuntu Users which will be like LOST -
>> One Guide, All what a beginner needs t know.
>>
>> 2- How To Install Lubuntu on a machine with 128MB or less - Inspired by
>> my own experiment:
>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11832431&postcount=152
>>
>> Original Thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1590614
>>
>> As for LOST, I still want to re-organize it but again, if it is NOT
>> broken, no need to fix it :)
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Jared Norris <jrnorris at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> On 19 April 2012 15:25, Karl Anliot <kanliot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Look at the german wiki:  http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Startseite page.
>>> > It's beautiful.
>>> > It even has a little pictures next to each of the major categories.
>>> >
>>> > Phill, the more you and Chris dig in your heels and oppose change to
>>> > the wiki, the more I'm convinced there has to be some organization
>>> > imposed onto the wiki.
>>> >
>>> > thanks,
>>> > kanliot
>>> >
>>>
>>> I'd like to share some observations I've made, sorry for not being too
>>> heavily involved in the project currently but I'm still watching on
>>> from not too far away. I don't think the primary concern is opposition
>>> to change, more to do with contributors. Until you have a pool of
>>> people contributing regularly organisation is ALWAYS going to be a
>>> problem. I haven't been involved in LOST too much myself so I can't
>>> comment too much on that specific topic but a big thing is, does it
>>> already exist on help.u.c elsewhere? If so, don't rewrite it just
>>> because it's not in the Lubuntu section. If it's not a specific
>>> Lubuntu thing then don't put it there, just picking a random topic as
>>> an example, we don't need documents on GRUB when help.u.c already has
>>> documents on GRUB.
>>>
>>> My suggestion is, if you find a topic that needs to be added to the
>>> wiki, add it. If you think something can be done better, why not do
>>> it. It's a common practice in volunteer groups that lots of people
>>> have grand ideas but very few work towards implementing them. As has
>>> been previously stated, if you're interested, join the docs team and
>>> get involved, who knows you might even have some fun :)
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Jared Norris JP(Qual) BBehSc(Psych)
>>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/JaredNorris
>>>
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>>
>>
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