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The State Of The Linux Help File Nation

Sep 16, 2007, 02:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)

"A few years ago, my biggest complaint about Linux applied to many things in the computer world: The documentation was uniformly lousy and scattershot. Since then, at least one distribution--Ubuntu--has set a fairly high standard of documentation. There's still a few things I'd like to see done better, though.

"Ubuntu's help docs have a whole slew of good walkthroughs for thorny problems, including some really tough and unintuitive issues like getting an unsupported network card to work in Ubuntu by using the ndiswrapper utility..."

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