Ubuntu Installation Guide (18.04) contribution

Frank Heimes frank.heimes at canonical.com
Mon Apr 16 17:53:39 UTC 2018

Hi Gunnar,
yeah that seems to close the loop - I saw/found Colin Watson mentioned at
the 'installation-guide' LP project, too.
Doug Smythies seems to be involved in that project as well.

We'll see there how a non-Debian maintainer (like me) can contribute ...

tha, Frank

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On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 7:33 PM, Gunnar Hjalmarsson <gunnarhj at ubuntu.com>

> Hi Frank!
> On 2018-04-16 18:56, Frank Heimes wrote:
>> Hello - please has someone an idea on how I can contribute to the
>> "Ubuntu Installation guide(s)"?
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/16.04/installation-guide/
>> I especially want to contribute to the "s390x (IBM System z)" version
>> of the Installation Guide.
>> [Well, even the name is nowadays wrong and should be changed to
>> "s390x (IBM Z and LinuxONE)"]
>> I found that link to the DocTeam with all it's information:
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DocumentationTeam
>> but looks like the focus there is mainly Desktop, Server Guide and
>> Ubuntu Manuals - am I wrong?
> Not at all; that in-depth installation guide is maintained by Debian, with
> some tiny Ubuntu modifications. Doug Smythies has helped with building and
> publishing the HTML version which you linked to above. Doug, please correct
> me if I'm awfully wrong.
> So I'd guess that you'd better get in touch with some Debian people. This
> is the package:
> https://packages.debian.org/source/sid/installation-guide
> and it mentions Debian Install System Team. On the Ubuntu/LP side I'd
> guess that Colin Watson can point you in the right direction.
> --
> Gunnar Hjalmarsson
> https://launchpad.net/~gunnarhj

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