[nSLUG] Resources on Debian

Donald Teed dteed at artistic.ca
Fri Jan 30 00:33:24 AST 2004


OK, I'll answer my own question.  I didn't see
that the title for Documentationn on the left side
bar at debian.org was itself a link.  It goes
to a page containing user and developer manuals.
That is what I was missing...

On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Donald Teed wrote:

> 
> Other than hanging out in mailing lists, reading the
> online documentation at debian.org , and gathering
> information embedded in source code and /etc files,
> what documentation/orientation exists for Debian?
> 
> For example I learned not to edit /etc/modules.conf
> by reading comments in that file.  I read comments
> in the iptables config and was confused (that was
> hashed out here already).  I learned about
> /etc/apt/preferences from the Xandros forums.
> Someone here - likely Ben - mentioned an
> alternative to dselect (not the apt-* bunch).
> What book or online resource might have covered
> these things or some of them in their Debian documentation?
> 
> I see a book from O'Reilly "Learning Debian GNU/Linux"
> and one article says it is "unabashedly for beginners"
> and was published 5 years ago.
> 
> Suggestions welcomed...
> 
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