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Gentoo Screenshot Contest 2010


1.  History

2009 Screenshot Contest

After the success of the 2009 Screenshot Contest the Contest Team is doing it again!

2.  General information


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


The Judges will consist of two active developer's and three independent Gentoo users, who soon we hope to be part of the developer pool.

Submission Rules

The following rules apply to this contest:

  1. The image resolution must be strictly between 1024x600 and 1920x1200 pixels.
  2. The images must be in 'png' format
  3. One must prove the origin of their screenshot being from a Gentoo Linux machine. For this, an open terminal with emerge --info |head -n 1 output and include this in your screenshot.

Contest Details

  1. Gentoo Users, Developers, and Staffers may all submit screenshots.
  2. No more than three screenshots per contestant.
  3. The top three screenshots selected by the judges will be posted on the Main Gentoo Linux Screenshots page.
  4. Here we will compare the current screenshots with screenshots from days gone by.
  5. The submission deadline is July 31, 2010 (2010-07-31) and the winner will be announced on August 10, 2010 (2010-08-10)

3.  How to submit your screenshot

By submitting 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 the 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, applications, etc.
  4. Please provide the specs of your box, we love specs!

Here is a sample ballot that you may use for your guide.

Screenshots should be mailed to Gentoo Screenshot Contest 2010

If you would like to check out the current screenshots, head over to the Gentoo Screenshot Contest 2010 Web Album.

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Page updated June 17, 2010

Summary: Gentoo Screenshot Contest Number Three

Markos Chandras

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