First I want to thank the creators for the awesomeness that LMCE is. I've just recently gotten in on LMCE and want to express my gratitude. In my short time using the system I've been very happy with what I've been able to get working.
Now the down side. Unfortunately the system was designed around a mid release. I'm sorry if this seams like a kick or a insult. I don't mean it to. I would like to propose that the next development of the LMCE be based around a Long term service release. My reasoning is after fighting with 7.10 to get it working on my newer hardware, I've had a lot of frustration due to: packages being unavailable, out dated, updates that I do get brake other packages. Furthermore updates in stuff like adobe flash(10.x) will not work due to other packages unavailable and/or their dependencies being outdated. I just think if the next release would be focused on a LTS, then people would be able to contribute easier.
I've attempted to follow the guides for building form source. http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Building_From_Source
, and http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Building_LinuxMCE_0810
I must say it's a little confusing, not the concept but which guide to follow. May-be some one could post a "how to from a fresh/blank system", and a "how to form existing system" as separate guides. I'm not a n00b but I'm not an expert, I'd consider my self an advanced n00b, one who knows enough to get around and to be dangerous.
Thank you all again and I look forward to contributing.