I second this motion. start.fedoraproject.org is somewhat bland looking and generally useless. There are a few
fun posts to read, and obviously Fedora-related announcements, but in general the page is lacking IMHO and
might put a damper on the Fedora experience for new users. It -definitely- doesn't
function very well as a search
engine, especially with drop-down arrows that say stuff like "Free to use, share, or modify commercially". WTF?
Maybe we can be provided with a link in our favorites/bookmarks to this page, but start somewhere else? Like
Just my two cents. I might have already put it in, but here it is again.
"I am fond of them, of the inferior
beings of the abyss, of those who are full of longing."
"Quien a Dios tiene, nada le falta. Solo Dios basta."
-Santa Teresa de Avila
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has many problems , mainly:
1) it's ugly
doesn't serve a clear function
3) It's one of the first things people trying Fedora will see, so it'll effect their opinion about Fedora.
I suggest we just drop this page completely and use the default firefox about:home start page instead.
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