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Gentoo Screenshot Contest 2009


1.  General information


The screenshots submitted are contributed by various Gentoo users and developers. Upon request of further details on a specific screeshot, one may try to locate the author in #gentoo channel on the freenode network or in our gentoo forums.


The Judges will consist of one active developer and two independent Gentoo users.

Submission Rules

The following rules apply to this contest

  1. Each contestant is only allowed to make up to one submission.
  2. The image resolution must be strictly between 1024x768 and 1920x1200 pixels.
  3. The images must be in 'png' format.
  4. One must prove the origin of their screenshot being a Gentoo Linux machine. For this, an open terminal with emerge --info |head -n 1

Contest Details

  1. The 2009 Screenshot contest is part of the Gentoo 10 Year Anniversary Celebration.
  2. The 3 best screenshots will be posted on the Gentoo 10 Year Anniversary Party Page.
  3. Here we will compare the current screenshots with screenshots from the early days.
  4. The submission deadline is 2009-09-15 and the winner will be announced on the 10 year anniversary date of 2009-10-04.

Note: The Gentoo branding project may wish to recreate your ideas,therefore please note down all the resources you used in detail.

2.  How to submit your brand new screenshot

By submiting your screenshot you agree to the terms under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

Please provide the following information in your submission e-mail:

  1. Username (if you have any, on gentoo forums or irc so that the other users may contact you if needed)
  2. Name (optional)
  3. Provide details (links, resources etc.) of your screenshot components such as themes, icons, wallpaper etc.
  4. Please provide the specs of your box so we can compaire it with the systems from the past.

Screenshots should be mailed to Gentoo PR Project

Important: Your email will be kept private.


Page updated July 13, 2009

Summary: Second Gentoo Screenshot Contest

Markos Chandras

David Abbott

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