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Linux Documentation: Often Ignored For Poor Community Advice

[ Thanks to Matt D. for
this link. ]

“It has long since been my own personal experience that Linux
documentation is largely ignored by Linux beginners in exchange for
the interactivity of Linux forums. The reasons why will be further
explored in this piece; however, today I have located a solid
exception to the rule. Not only does this article provide the
clearest, most no-nonsense method to getting SAMBA working without
boring people to tears on the intricacies of the process, but they
are also addressing something very important–poor
documentation.

“One distribution that comes to mind when thinking about great
documentation is Ubuntu. Anything you need to know, from
NDISWrapper to utilizing restricted codecs, is listed in their
documentation project…”

Complete
Story