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Linux Documentation Project: HOWTO Updates

This information was provided by the Linux Documentation
Project. The LDP is the official project which oversees
documentation for Linux in general. Their web site can be reached
at http://linuxdoc.org and their
email address is [email protected].

New minor and major updates.

Document Classification Update Author Description Version
AI-

Alife-
HOWTO

howto major John A. Eikenberry Information about AI software for Linux Version: v, 16 January 2000
Bash-

Prompt-
HOWTO

howto overhaul Giles Orr Creating and controlling terminal and xterm prompts Version: v0.76, 31 December 1999
Bootdisk-

HOWTO

howto minor Tom Fawcett How to create a boot/root maintenance disk for Linux Version: v3.6, January 2000
Ecology-

HOWTO

howto minor Werner Heuser Discusses ways Linux computers can be used as a mean to protect
our environment, by using its features to save power or paper
Version: v0.5, 4 January 2000
HOWTO-

HOWTO

howto major Mark F. Komarinski Getting a new LDP author up and running with tools, ideas,
and
Version: v1.1, 14 December 1999
Hellenic-

HOWTO

howto minor Fotis Georgatos Auto to keimevo periexei plnrofories gia tnv ru8misn tou Linux
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Version: v, 21 December 1999
IngresII-

HOWTO

howto minor Pal Domokos This document helps install the Ingres II Relational Database
Management System on Linux
Version: v1.01, 23 December 1999
Jaz-

Drive-
HOWTO

howto minor Herbert S. DaSilva This HOWTO covers the configuration and use of the 1Gb and 2Gb
Iomega Jaz drives under Linux
Version: v1.8, 12 January 2000
Kerberos5-

HOWTO

howto new Bear Giles This document describes how to set up and use MIT Kerberos 5 on
a Linux system
Version: v0.2, 10 January 2000

Linux-
From-
Scratch-
HOWTO
howto new Gerard Beekmans This document describes the process of creating your own Linux
system from scratch, using nothing but the sources of needed
software
Version: v1.2, 9 January 2000

Loopback-
Encrypted-
Filesystem-
HOWTO
howto minor Ryan T. Rhea This document explains how to setup and then use a filesystem
that, when mounted by a user, dynamically and transparently
encrypts its contents
Version: v1.1, 29 November 1999
Modem-

HOWTO

howto minor David S. Lawyer Help with selecting, connecting, configuring, trouble-shooting,
and understanding modems for a PC
Version: v0.08, 4 January 2000
Plug-

and-
Play-
HOWTO

howto minor David Lawyer How to get your Linux system to support Plug-and-Play Version: v0.09, 7 January 2000
PostgreSQL-

HOWTO

howto minor Al Dev (Alavoor Vasudevan) How to setup PostgreSQL as a database server Version: v15.0, 5 December 1999
Printing-

HOWTO

howto major Grant Taylor HOWTO on printing software for Linux Version: v4.0, 12 January 2000
SMP-
HOWTO
howto minor David Mentré This HOWTO reviews main issues (and I hope solutions) related
to SMP configuration under Linux
Version: v1.9, 13 January 2000

Secure-
Programming-
HOWTO
howto new David A. Wheeler This paper provides a set of design and implementation
guidelines for writing secure programs for Linux systems
Version: v1.20, 23 December 1999
Serial-

HOWTO

howto minor David Lawyer This HOWTO covers basic info on the Serial Port and multiport
serial cards
Version: v2.05, 1 January 2000
Text-

Terminal-
HOWTO

howto minor David S. Lawyer This document explains what text terminals are, how they work,
how to install and configure them
Version: v1.10, 22 December 1999
Vim-
HOWTO
howto major Alavoor Vasudevan This document is a guide to very quickly setup Vim editor on
Linux or Unix systems
Version: v3.0, 14 December 1999
Wearable-

HOWTO

howto new Lionel,
trollhunter
Bouchpan-
Lerust-
Juery
Nomadism is one of the major trends of our society, now most of
the people can work with a laptop computer, but few did the next
step: to live, or if you prefer to wear one computer that is a
wearable
Version: v0.0.5, December 1999

XFree86-
Video-
Timings-
HOWTO
howto minor Eric S. Raymond How to compose a mode line for XFree86 Version: v4.1, 2 January 2000

Commercial-
Port-
Advocacy
mini new Doug Loss This document discusses methods that can be used to approach
commercial software companies to convince them to port their
programs to Linux
Version: v0.1, 29 December 1999
Domain mini new Christopher Neufeld This document outlines the things you will probably have to do
when you want to set up a network of computers under your own
domain.
Version: v0.6, 9 January 2000
FTP mini new Matthew Borowski How to use ftp clients and servers Version: v0.2, 9 January 2000

Programming-
Languages
mini new Risto S. Varanka A brief comparison of major programming languages for Linux and
major libraries for creating graphical user interfaces (GUIs) under
Linux
Version: v, 6 January 2000
Swap-

Space

mini new Rahul Joshi How to share swap space between Linux and Windows Version: v1.41, 9 December 1999
TT-

Debian

mini new Bear Giles This document describes how to configure a Debian system to use
TrueType fonts for display and printing
Version: v0.3, 10 January 2000