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2009 Screenshot Contest Winners


1.  Screenshot Winners


As part of the Gentoo ten year anniversary below are the winners to the screenshot contest. There were a total of 54 entries. congratulations to the winners, I had a blast putting on the contest and getting a chance to meet so many Gentoo users.

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

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2.  First Place


Name: Cliff Prewitt


Running compiz-fusion as the window manager with lxdepanel, wallpaper picked up from, icons sourced all over, avant-window-navigator, xfce4-terminal.

System Specs:

  • Biostar TForce X58
  • Intel CoreI7 920
  • 6GB Corsair
  • Dominator DDR3
  • XFX 9800GTX 512MB
  • Audigy2 ZS
  • 36GB Raptor (System Drive)
  • 1TB /home, 1TB (storage)

Figure 2.1: Cliff Prewitt (Quick23t)

Fig. 1: First Place

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3.  Second Place



  • Fvwm 2.5.27
  • urxvt terminal emulators (urxvtd + urxvtc):
  • Wallpaper:
  • Carbon by Alexander tweaked by chinho
  • Conky 1.7.2_rc3 (patched)
  • xmms2 0.6 DrMattDestruction (patched)
  • GNU Emacs on a screen session
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • FvwmConsole
  • top | atop | latencytop | iptraf

System Specs:

  • CPU: AMD Athlon XP 2600+@2100Mhz
  • MEM: 2GB DDR2
  • Motherboard: Asus A7N8X-Deluxe
  • Storage: 2xSATA@80GB (WD) + 1xSATA@1TB (WD)
  • Graphics card: nvidia GeForce 6600 (NV43) (using nouveau video driver)
  • Sound: Audigy

Figure 3.1: (ashtophet)

Fig. 1: Second Place

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4.  Third Place


Name: Kostya Sha


fluxbox with darkmystic style;gkrellm2;mrxvt with irssi + links;terminus font

System Specs:

2.6.25-gentoo-r6 #3 Thu Jan 1 20:48:59 EET 2009 i686 AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2000+

GeForce4 MX 440

Figure 4.1: Kostya Sha

Fig. 1: Third Place

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5.  More Information

All Contestents

Go here if you would like to view all the entries in gallery format. Here are all of the contestants and the details of their screenshot in blog format.

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Page updated October 4, 2009

Summary: The top 3 screenshots submitted by Gentoo users and developers during the 2009 10 year anniversary party.

David Abbott

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