ubuntu-doc Digest, Vol 48, Issue 31

Phil Bull philbull at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 22:49:04 UTC 2008

Hi Amy,

On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 15:35 -0400, Amy Sennesh Vastola wrote:
> As a new Ubuntu user, I was pleasantly surprised by the clarity of the 
> basic "getting oriented" documentation. My desktop GUI had the orange 
> and white lifesaver icon on the top panel to connect to the Help center.
> For my first task on the Doc team, I am going through the Add, Removing, 
> and Updating Applications section, reviewing them for accuracy and 
> usability. So was wondering about how to pass along my work, and looked 
> at the Documentation group page, and the info about contributing, using 
> the repository to check out a section, etc. That section felt a little 
> circular and confusing. What I took from it is that my first step ought 
> to be installing Bazaar. Is that correct? And since I couldn't access it 
> through the desktop or Synaptic, I am assuming that it's a command line 
> installation. Correct?

Yes, installing Bazaar is the first step, and it's normally simplest to
use it from the command line. Graphical interfaces do exist, but I don't
find them very helpful.

You can check-out the correct bzr branch with the following command:

bzr branch lp:ubuntu-doc



Phil Bull

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