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LinuxWorld: What Do Newbies Need to Make the Switch to GNU/Linux?

Jun 14, 2004, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I am happy to tell you that GrokDoc, the web site for our community usability study of GNU/Linux newbies--applying free and open source ideals to documentation--has been set up. It's here, and it's a wiki format, because that is what most of you said you thought would work the best. We've got it set up to begin, and now it's ready for you to do your part, the actual study.

"Our goal is to find out what newbies need to make the switch to GNU/Linux and then to create a useful manual on basic tasks that new users will find simple and clear and easy to follow, using what we learn from our study..."

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