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--[[User:Wmat|Wmat]] 06:32, 13 October 2006 (EEST)
 
--[[User:Wmat|Wmat]] 06:32, 13 October 2006 (EEST)
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==Admin/mod==
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Can I speak to an admin or a moderator? If so please post on my talk page and we can speak there.
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Thanks. [[User:JoshD|JoshD]] 23:44, 24 December 2011 (UTC)
  
 
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== pages that imho can be deleted ==
 
== pages that imho can be deleted ==
  
http://www.elinux.org/ELinuxWiki:Sandbox (if I click on sandbox in the editing help I get to: http://www.elinux.org/index.php?title=eLinux.org:Sandbox&action=edit)
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== logo ==
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What happened to the elinux logo?
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I thought the logo was once a [http://wikiindex.org/images/3/34/Final_penguin_only_color.jpg Tux penguin with headphones holding electronics with blinking lights].
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But today the elinux.org site logo ( http://elinux.org/upload/tux113x135.gif ) appears to be the original [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tux original unmodified Tux penguin].
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--[[User:DavidCary|DavidCary]] 04:50, 21 April 2009 (UTC)
  
pages with no content and no links:
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== Hardware Pages ==
http://www.elinux.org/Tom_Walsh
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I'm not sure at what point a board qualifies as having "''LOTS of information''", enough to be given its own link under '''Hardware Pages''', but what I do know is that [[BeagleBone]] doesn't seem to have any prominent links near the front. I suggest that a dedicated link to [[BeagleBone]] be added under this heading, but if that is deemed as giving Beagle* too much prominence then I will at least want to put a link at the top of the [[BeagleBoard]] page to direct users accordingly. [[User:Morgaine|Morgaine]] 18:11, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/Links
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:This is a wiki, so feel free to add whatever you like. --[[User:Wmat|Wmat]] 20:46, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/Testpage
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::The main page is locked so it cannot be edited as we like. [[User:Morgaine|Morgaine]] 04:46, 3 June 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/RuterBoard-rb523-Flameman
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::: I've added a BeagleBone icon and link. --[[User:Wmat|Wmat]] 22:46, 3 June 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/RuterBoard-rb532-Flameman
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:::: And a cute icon it is too! :P  Well done and thanks, now to add more content. [[User:Morgaine|Morgaine]] 01:22, 4 June 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/Using_UART2
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small useless pages, either without link with mention that they can be deleted:
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== Page title ==
http://www.elinux.org/Topic_1
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Would it be possible to change the main page title from "'''Main Page - eLinux.org'''" to "'''eLinux.org - Main Page'''"?  The reason is that browser tabs get narrower as you gain more tabs and so only the start of each title tends to appear on labels. A tab name of "Main Page" isn't really all that helpful for finding this site among one's current tabs. :P [[User:Morgaine|Morgaine]] 19:11, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/Hammer_Board_HOWTOS/index.php
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:Unfortunately yes, it's not possible. This is a MediaWiki-ism. --[[User:Wmat|Wmat]] 20:46, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/CELinux_5f_PatchArchive
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::Ah, that is indeed unfortunate. [[User:Morgaine|Morgaine]] 04:47, 3 June 2012 (UTC)
http://www.elinux.org/Other_Links
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http://www.elinux.org/Test_Page
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http://www.elinux.org/Wiki/JuiceBoxUMDCart
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http://www.elinux.org/High_Res_Timers
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Revision as of 01:22, 4 June 2012

Before we get started here, did we want to decide on a layout/skin. I like the ThinkWiki skin. I believe rt-linux is using a variant of this skin as well, or so said Ted. Or do we want to get more original?

--Wmat 05:16, 13 October 2006 (EEST)

First, how do I indent? I tried to find out using the Editing help link, but that page is empty. OK, so we need a buglist or feature request list also. OK, now to my actual comment: I think this is a good start. I'd say the site should be organized using portals. The main page should consist almost entirely of links to portals. Here is a list of possible portals: kernel, tools, distributions, hardware, companies, distributions, middleware, technologies --Tbird 21:48, 13 October 2006 (EEST)
I guess you figured out the indenting using colons to indicate number of tab stops. I agree with the portal idea, assuming you define a portal as a cluster of like content. The Main page layout is geared toward exactly that. I don't want to simply recreate the Table of Contents from the CELF Public Wiki though, I'd like to try to organize things more logically. I'll begin putting out the idea for 3 Main Content Clusters:
  1. Development Resources
  2. Industry Information
  3. Research & Development
I'll add subcategories directly to the Main page --Wmat 22:10, 13 October 2006 (EEST)

OK, I put up a basic structure for the main page based off of thinkwiki.orgs layout. I'll add in potential real headings soon for discussion.

--Wmat 06:32, 13 October 2006 (EEST)

Admin/mod

Can I speak to an admin or a moderator? If so please post on my talk page and we can speak there.

Thanks. JoshD 23:44, 24 December 2011 (UTC)


pages that imho can be deleted

What happened to the elinux logo? I thought the logo was once a Tux penguin with headphones holding electronics with blinking lights. But today the elinux.org site logo ( http://elinux.org/upload/tux113x135.gif ) appears to be the original original unmodified Tux penguin. --DavidCary 04:50, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

Hardware Pages

I'm not sure at what point a board qualifies as having "LOTS of information", enough to be given its own link under Hardware Pages, but what I do know is that BeagleBone doesn't seem to have any prominent links near the front. I suggest that a dedicated link to BeagleBone be added under this heading, but if that is deemed as giving Beagle* too much prominence then I will at least want to put a link at the top of the BeagleBoard page to direct users accordingly. Morgaine 18:11, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

This is a wiki, so feel free to add whatever you like. --Wmat 20:46, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
The main page is locked so it cannot be edited as we like. Morgaine 04:46, 3 June 2012 (UTC)
I've added a BeagleBone icon and link. --Wmat 22:46, 3 June 2012 (UTC)
And a cute icon it is too! :P Well done and thanks, now to add more content. Morgaine 01:22, 4 June 2012 (UTC)

Page title

Would it be possible to change the main page title from "Main Page - eLinux.org" to "eLinux.org - Main Page"? The reason is that browser tabs get narrower as you gain more tabs and so only the start of each title tends to appear on labels. A tab name of "Main Page" isn't really all that helpful for finding this site among one's current tabs. :P Morgaine 19:11, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

Unfortunately yes, it's not possible. This is a MediaWiki-ism. --Wmat 20:46, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
Ah, that is indeed unfortunate. Morgaine 04:47, 3 June 2012 (UTC)