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Category: Documentation

Community, Responsibility, Freedom


I was asked by the Editor in Chief to write a short piece about using sdX and the benefits of sdX over explicitly declaring sda¬†or sdb. Just say no to explicit declaration. You wouldn’t think we needed to explain what sdX is – but apparently so. The X substitutes the drive letter in documentation –…
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DX: The Developer Experience

For many years, our work focused on the user experience. This mainly was due to the fact the documentation was largely for what we considered “users”.   Recently, we could measure and provide data to indicate the population of developers who were also users. In the past, development documentation could be as simple as a…
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New Content

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Linux Installfest HOWTO

This information is an update and in addition to the Linux Installfest HowTo found on tldp. Questions to the attendee: Do you want to keep your files that are on this machine now? You might think this is a given. However, a few weeks ago, at the hands of the Ubuntu LoCo team lead, an…
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In Your Pocket – DMCA

In Your Pocket: The DMCA This book covers each section of the DMCA in detail for the layperson. The printed version is meant to actually fit in your pocket! This version is covered by CC-Attribution-No Derivs license and is free to distribute per the author.   PocketDMCA_Wilbur Tweet

GNU Linux Documentation

Documentation can be key to configuration, saving time and saving money. With good documentation, users can efficiently move through applications, tools or utilities. Without documentation, trial and error may be at play. Research may be required. Documentation here includes: Man pages Mini How-Tos FAQs Tutorials User Guides Books Tweet