Topics covered in this section include:
|Section 4.8.1 Authoring / Documentation
|Section 4.8.2 Linux Advocacy / Getting (and Staying) Involved
|Section 4.8.3 Hobbies and Special Interests
DocBook-Install, DocBook Install mini-HOWTO
Updated: March 2001. A detailed practical guide for novices to quickly getting DocBook installed and processing SGML files into HTML, PostScript and PDF on a GNU/Linux system.
HOWTO-HOWTO, HOWTO HOWTO
Lists the tools, procedures, and hints to get LDP authors up to speed and writing.
Replaced by the LDP Author Guide.
Howtos-with-LinuxDoc, Howtos-with-LinuxDoc mini-HOWTO
Updated: March 2001. This is about how to write HOWTOs using the simple LinuxDoc markup. It's primarily for Linux Documentation Project authors (and future fledging authors who want to get started fast). If you want to use the more advanced DocBook markup (including XML) see the LDP Author Guide.
LDP-Reviewer-HOWTO, Linux Documentation Project Reviewer HOWTO
Updated: May 2001. This document will help you review LDP documentation. It includes procedures, tips and techniques to make the process easier.
LinuxDoc+Emacs+Ispell-HOWTO, LinuxDoc+Emacs+Ispell HOWTO
Updated: February 1998. Aimed at writers and translators of Linux HOWTOs or any other paper for the Linux Documentation Project. Gives hints at using tools including Emacs and Ispell.
Linuxdoc-Reference, Linuxdoc Reference - An Introduction to the linuxdoc DTD
Updated: January 2000. Intended to be a reference for the SGML document type definition linuxdoc.
Man-Page, The Linux Man Page mini-HOWTO
Updated: January 2000. Explains what you should bear in mind when you are going to write on-line documentation -- a so called man page -- that you want to make accessible via the man(1) command.
Advocacy, Linux Advocacy mini-HOWTO
Updated: May 2000. Suggestions for how the Linux community can effectively advocate the use of Linux.
Commercial-Port-Advocacy, Commercial Port Advocacy mini-HOWTO
Updated: December 1999. Discusses methods that can be used to approach commercial software companies to convince them to port their programs to Linux.
Linux Consultants HOWTO
A listing of companies providing commercial Linux related support.
Replaced by the Linux Consultants Guide.
Event-HOWTO, Event HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. The purpose of this document is to show you how to create good presentations for almost any sort of Linux event.
META-FAQ, Linux Meta-FAQ
Updated: October 1997. Mainly a list of valuable sources of information for Linux. Use these sources if you want to learn more about Linux, or have problems and need help.
Online-Troubleshooting-HOWTO, Online Troubleshooting Resources HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. Directs Linux users to resources available on the Internet that provide access to a vast amount of Linux-related information useful in troubleshooting problems.
Reading-List-HOWTO, The Linux Reading List HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Lists the books the author thinks are most valuable to a person trying to learn Unix (especially Linux) top to bottom.
Update, The Staying Updated mini-HOWTO
Updated: October 2000. How to stay updated and abreast of the development that takes place in the Linux world of development.
User-Group-HOWTO, Linux User Group HOWTO
Updated: April 1998. A guide to founding, maintaining, and growing a Linux User Group.
VAR-HOWTO, Linux VAR HOWTO
Updated: August 1999. Contains a listing of service companies which do not manufacture hardware or create packaged software, but add value to existing products.
Access-HOWTO, Linux Access HOWTO
Updated: March 1997. Covers using adaptive technology to make Linux accessible to those who could not use it otherwise.
Astronomy-HOWTO, Linux Astronomy HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Document shares tips and resources to utilize Linux solutions in the pursuit of Astronomy.
AX25-HOWTO, Linux AX25-HOWTO, Amateur Radio
Updated: October 1997. How to install and configure support for the AX. 25 packet radio protocol utilized by Amateur Radio Operators worldwide.
Updated: November 2000. Yes, Linux DOES make coffee, and it tastes good.
Ecology-HOWTO, Linux Ecology HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Discusses ways Linux computers can be used as a means to protect our environment, by using its features to save power or paper.
FBB, FBB Packet-radio BBS mini-HOWTO
Updated: March 2001. Covers the installation and use of the most popular amateur packet-radio BBS software FBB.
Home-Electrical-Control, Home Electrical Device Control mini HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Use Linux to control your home electrical devices.
Medicine-HOWTO, Linux Medicine-HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Some pointers to Linux software (mostly GPLed) for the medical sciences.
Netrom-Node, Netrom-Node mini-Howto
Updated: October 1998. How to setup the ax25-utilities package for Amateur Radio such that it makes Netrom Nodes for the Node program and the BBS software from John-Paul Roubelat, F6FBB.
Wearable-HOWTO, Wearable HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. 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.