[PLUG] Cheat Sheet / Quick Start Guide

Pranav Peshwe pranavpeshwe at gmail.com
Sat Dec 8 00:25:31 PST 2007


Hi Devendra,
                     Read the flyer. Nice initiative :)>-
Taking initiative and starting something is difficult; commenting is easy.
I'll go for the easy job right now :)
Comments inline -

On Dec 8, 2007 12:34 AM, Devendra Laulkar <devendralaulkar at yahoo.com> wrote:

> http://laulkar.com/files/flyer.odt
> You can find pdf, sxw & rtf copies of the same at
> http://laulkar.com/files/ , although they might be a
> bit outdated.


 To make it easy, you can publish it as a document on Google docs. You can
give write permissions to those who wish to contribute. Google docs has
versioning support too.

 Please note that this flyer is to be distributed to the general public
> which may or may not have any background in using computers.


Since readers can be without much background in computers, i think, we can
do away with the commands. My experience is -  people are scared of typing
commands. Linux can be presented as another, if not better 'Windows'.
Anyways, most distros default to runlevel 5, and many users never get to(and
wish to) see the console. Maybe, we can put up(in the stall) a couple of
screenshots of the free applications mentioned in the flyer. That should
(hopefully) gather some attention. Compiz screenshots can be presented to
attract people ;) Banners mentioning pros (of using Linux) and cons(of using
Windoze :P ) can take some place. More can be done on similar lines.
For those from technical or academic field(engg. sophomores for example),
commands would be appropriate. Editors and IDEs are already mentioned in the
current draft. Screenshots of DDD/KDBG and/or Anjuta/Kdevelop can be
included. And more...

Also, is it feasible to print on both sides ? We'll have twice as much
space. Just a thought...

Comments welcome. CMIIW.

Best regards,
Pranav

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