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David S. Lawyer

v0.09, November 2007
This is about how to write HOWTOs using the simple LinuxDoc markup. It's primarily for Linux Documentation Project authors (and future fledging authors who want to get started fast). If you want to use the more difficult and complex DocBook markup (including XML) see the LDP Authoring Guide.

1. Introduction

2. Information on Writing a HOWTO

3. The Format of HOWTOs

4. Comparing LinuxDoc to DocBook

5. Learning LinuxDoc

6. Getting/Using the LinuxDoc Software

7. Errors and Error Messages

8. Jargon in Error Messages

9. Writing the HOWTO

10. More Information

11. Appendix


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