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Linux Documentation Project Weekly News, March 26, 2002

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"Introduction to..." Documents
   This week we've created a new document category at the LDP, beginning
   with five documents from Jenn Vesperman of LinuxChix. Jenn's documents
   are introductions to basic computing subjects, and unlike most LDP
   documents they are not unique to Linux. In fact, they do not cover the
   details of any operating system or application, but instead they focus
   on the underlying concepts. They should be very helpful for people who
   are newbies not only to Linux but to computing itself. We hope to
   publish more documents like these in the future.
New Documents
     * Creating Integrated High Quality Linux Applications HOWTO
       Version 1.96, Avi Alkalay,
     * Introduction to Backing Up and Restoring Data
       Version 0.3, Jennifer Vesperman,
     * Introduction to Intrusion Protection and Network Security
       Version 0.3, Jennifer Vesperman,
     * Introduction to Physical Security and Security of Services
       Version 0.2, Jennifer Vesperman,
     * Introduction to Securing Data in Transit
       Version 0.3, Jennifer Vesperman,
     * Introduction to Viruses & Virus Hoaxes
       Version 0.3, Jennifer Vesperman,
Updated Documents
     * Apache based WebDAV with LDAP and SSL HOWTO
       Version 2.1, Saqib Ali,
     * Automount mini-HOWTO
       Version 0.4.1, Don,
     * C++ Programming HOW-TO
       Version 41.8, Al Dev,
     * C-C++ Beautifier HOW-TO
       Version 15.9, Al Dev,
     * LILO, Linux Crash Rescue HOW-TO
       Version 10.6, Al Dev,
     * Linux From Scratch Guide
       Version 3.2, Gerard Beekmans,
     * Plug-and-Play-HOWTO
       Version 1.04, David S. Lawyer,
     * Program Library HOWTO
       Version 1.00, David A. Wheeler
     * Serial HOWTO
       Version 2.16, David S. Lawyer,
Unmaintained Documents
   These documents have been abandoned by their maintainers and many of
   them have not been updated in some time. If you're willing to become
   the maintainer for one of them, please join the LDP discussion list at and post a message indicating your interest.
     * Battery Powered Linux Mini-HOWTO
     * Brief Introduction to Alpha Systems and Processors
       Version 0.11
     * Enterprise Java for Linux HOWTO
       Version 0.2
     * HOW-TO for inHouse IntraNet
     * Installing Linux on ZIP disk using ppa ZIP Drive Mini-Howto
       Version 0.7
       Version 2.1
     * Linux Benchmarking HOWTO
       Version 0.12
     * Linux SMP HOWTO
       Version 1.12.1
     * Linux Swap Space Mini-HOWTO
       Version 1.42
     * Linux Threads Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
     * Linux simple fax printer server mini-HOWTO (faxsrv-mini-HOWTO)
       Version 1.0
     * NFS-Root Mini-Howto
       Version 8
     * News Leafsite mini-HOWTO
       Version 0.4
     * SoundBlaster AWE 32/64 HOWTO
       Version 1.2
     * Spanish Linux HOWTO
       Version 0.1
     * The Ftape FAQ
       Version 0.2
     * The Hebrew HOWTO
       Version 0.4
     * The LBX Mini-HOWTO
       Version 1.04
     * The Linux ""Linux-DOS-Win95-OS2"" mini-HOWTO
       Version 1.3.1
     * The Linux 3Dfx HOWTO
       Version 1.16
     * The Linux Busmouse HOWTO
       Version 2.0
     * The Linux Intranet Server HOWTO
       Version 2.12
     * The dosemu HOWTO
       Version 1.2
     * Visible bell mini-Howto
       Version 2.3
     * X11-big-cursor MINIHOWTO
       Version 2
     * mini-HOWTO install qmail with MH
       Version 1.4
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David C. Merrill               
Linux Documentation Project         
Lead Developer