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Deleting an old and unused uploaded file

[moved from User talk:Kynikos#Deleting an old and unused uploaded file, that's why the post starts with "Hey!" :P -- Kynikos (talk) 13:36, 6 September 2012 (UTC)]

Hey! This file is the old Arch logo, and it is not linked to from any pages, so it should probably be deleted.
-- Jstjohn (talk) 22:22, 5 September 2012 (UTC)

Hey, actually there are some other unused and useless files, before the old Arch logo I'd worry e.g. about the Gentoo logo, not to talk about File:Nova-t.jpg (?!?), but I've always wanted to discuss this cleanup more openly instead of just making a decision on my own, and since I've never considered this as an urgent task I've always delayed it. I've moved the discussion here so I can share the responsibility with the other admins ;)
This is the list of files I'd like to delete (at least as a start):
If anyone knows why these files should not be deleted, speak now or forever hold your peace. If somebody wants to add some other unused files to the list, I guess this is the right chance.
I'll wait some days before deleting the files.
-- Kynikos (talk) 13:40, 6 September 2012 (UTC)
Cool! And in case anyone else was unsure about File:Merge-arrows.gif, worry not. Template:Merge uses a different arrows icon. The File:Nova-t.jpg file has a note about it being uploaded for culsu. I'm guessing "culsu" is this user: User:Culsu.
-- Jstjohn (talk) 20:39, 6 September 2012 (UTC)
All those files are marked for deletion now. File:Nova-t.jpg was probably uploaded for Hauppauge Nova-T Stick, but images are not allowed in articles, so it will be safe to delete it. -- Kynikos (talk) 12:55, 8 September 2012 (UTC)
The 4 files are deleted now, closing. -- Kynikos (talk) 16:10, 11 September 2012 (UTC)
I reopened this because I just found a file we missed...not sure how we missed it though. Haha. File:Archlinux_logo_aqua_small.png
-- Jstjohn (talk) 15:23, 12 September 2012 (UTC)
Well, actually I left that file there deliberately, since it's approximately the same size as the other icons and it's currently the only Arch logo uploaded. In the end I could just delete all the unused files at once and don't think about it any more... Maybe the next 4 candidates for deletion could be:
There would also be File:Storage-plan-evms.png but it's used in Installing Arch Linux with EVMS, I've started Talk:Installing Arch Linux with EVMS#Image replacement contest for that.
-- Kynikos (talk) 16:47, 13 September 2012 (UTC)
The 4 files are deleted now, Talk:Installing Arch Linux with EVMS#Image replacement contest is independent from this discussion, closing. -- Kynikos (talk) 13:25, 23 September 2012 (UTC)