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Re: short presentation on Linux doc???

>- how to document what you're doing as user/administrator (as man page?

This is a borad subject and is actually best declared within a working
document or operational manual.

>where to save it? 

It depends on the purpose. I local intranet accessible via Netscape is
good but so is using something like NNTP.

how to activate it? etc.)
>- how to find the documentation you need on the internet (list of   

http://www.<insert distribution name here>.com (like www.redhat.com or

>- short description of the different kinds of help (man, info, howto, --help,
>whatis, etc)

man pages, online manuals for commands and programs
info pages, same thing - replacing man within a GNU environment
HOWTO, usually found in /usr/doc/HOWTO but main site is

--help and -help are command specific and do not always work.

>- xxx?
>That should basically cover the 10 min. max I am allowed.
>The topics, and the order, are not set in concrete and I would appreciate any
>input from more experienced documentation people, both to give me new info,
>and to confirm that what I think I know about it is not wrong...
>So if you feel you have some time this weekend to send me your input, please
>Thank you in advance.
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<COMPANY>CommandPrompt    - http://www.commandprompt.com      </COMPANY>
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