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-- Wikimedia Commons Welcome (talk) 17:41, 20 August 2013 (UTC)

File:Linux_kernel_unified_hierarchy_cgroups_and_systemd.svg[edit]

Hi, Scot! I was wondering if adding hyperlinks around certain software names like systemd be a good idea? Thanks! I am new to editing wikipedia content, so I don't know if adding hyperlinks in SVG is a good practise, hence the question.

File:IntelProcessorRoadmap-NoLabels.svg[edit]

If you want to upload new version of a file, go to the image page and click "Upload a new version of this file". But if you described the suggested changes accurately, I could make them too. --Ysangkok (talk) 16:55, 25 August 2013 (UTC)

Okay, I made a new box. Please see if it's ok. --Ysangkok (talk) 18:01, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
Yes, usually there is link named: "Upload a new version of this file". But miraculously, in the last couple of days there was a sentence saying: "You cannot delete this file" or something like instead of the link. Now the link is there again... ScotXW (talk) 08:16, 26 August 2013 (UTC)

Diagrams[edit]

I saw you made some informative diagrams. You might be interested in Dia, en:Graphviz, or LibreOffice Draw which are specially made for making charts and diagrams. -- Frap (talk) 14:04, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

File tagging File:Mariadb-seal-shaded-browntext-plainsvg.svg[edit]

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File:Squid software artwork.png[edit]

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January (talk) 14:06, 12 September 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
Your graphic layout on how Linux operates is very informative. Thank you. — Ineuw 11:38, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

Your contribution to pl-wiki[edit]

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File:GNOME Music 3.10.1-2.png[edit]

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Jespinos (talk) 15:45, 17 February 2014 (UTC)

This is a screenshot of free software, but yes, the album covers are most likely copyrighted... probably fair use, because of the low resolution. I guess we need screenshot wich only show album covers under some CC-license. TODO... ScotXW (talk) 17:25, 17 February 2014 (UTC)

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Jespinos (talk) 15:47, 17 February 2014 (UTC)

This is a screenshot of free software, but yes, the album covers are most likely copyrighted... probably fair use, because of the low resolution. I guess we need screenshot wich only show album covers under some CC-license. TODO... ScotXW (talk) 17:25, 17 February 2014 (UTC)

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83.45.172.80 20:16, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

File:Periodontium.svg[edit]

Hi ScotXW

You added (and removed other) {{attrib|Periodontium.svg}} to this file Periodontium but then it says that it "...includes elements that have been taken or adapted from..." itself, I don't understand.
Should it not be {{attrib|The Periodontium.jpg}} to state where it picked elements from?
And why was it not OK to do it the way I had done before, I want to know to learn how to do what is best here. --Goran tek-en (talk) 13:38, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

I guess both ways are ok :biggrin:. I'd like it done more uniformely, and using templates (the correct templates) give you advantages like auto-adding hidden categories and such. Example: {{Translate}} teaches you about the existing "switch"-support in both, the SVG specs and in commons. ScotXW (talk) 14:59, 23 March 2014 (UTC)
And in case you are the sole author of the entire chain, you don't have to attribute yourself. Pick the link that is likely to be the most helpful for people wanting to re-use your work. ScotXW (talk) 15:00, 23 March 2014 (UTC)
I agree that uniformity is good.
But my main issue was that you linked the attrib on that file to it self, not to the source. I have changed it now to the source. --Goran tek-en (talk) 15:22, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

Please remain calm and collegial[edit]

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Yeah, thanks for this tip. ScotXW (talk) 20:28, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

The Linux Graphics Stack and glamor.svg: Valid SVG?[edit]

I can make the file you made: File:The Linux Graphics Stack and glamor.svg W3C-valid. Is this what you want? Because you have added the template (inkscape|IMPORTANT=1), that is: "This SVG is stored in Inkscape SVG, using some additional features." If you want me to do make it W3C-valid, drop me a note. Regards, Wereldburger758 (talk) 17:16, 3 May 2014 (UTC)

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