Xubuntu Desktop Guide
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Mon Feb 5 14:25:08 UTC 2007
On 04/02/07, Luzius Thoeny <lucius.antonius at gmail.com> wrote:
> Vincent wrote:
> > Hey, I started working on the Desktop Guide, few questions:
> > - How can I test them once I've edited it? Is there a special docbook
> > reading program or would I have to convert it to HTML every time I
> > edit it?
> the way I work is that I convert it to HTML every time. If you keep the
> document open in your browser, then rerunning 'make' and hitting
> 'ctrl+r' in firefox will show the result.
> > - Shouldn't there be a menu entry to the DG?
> you mean in the 'applications' menu? yes, this has been discussed, but
> noone seems to have gotten around to implement it.
> > - What is supposed to be in "Your Desktop" and "Forward" in the
> > introduction?
> I don't know - where did you see these?
But Cody wrote that, I think he'd know best.
> Thanks in advance,
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Index: introduction.xml
> > ===================================================================
> > --- introduction.xml (revision 3743)
> > +++ introduction.xml (working copy)
> > @@ -18,6 +18,12 @@
> > </authorblurb>
> > </chapterinfo>
> > <title>Introduction</title>
> > + <sect1 id="about-guide">
> > + <title>About this guide</title>
> > + <para>
> > + This guide will help you understand the basics of
> &xubuntu; allowing you to perform most commons tasks.
> > + </para>
> > + </sect1>
> > <sect1 id="about-xubuntu">
> > <title>About &xubuntu;</title>
> > <para>
> > @@ -80,8 +86,8 @@
> > </para>
> > </sect2>
> > </sect1>
> > - <sect1 id="linux-basics">
> > - <title>Linux Basics</title>
> > + <sect1 id="new-to-linux">
> > + <title>New to Linux</title>
> > <para>Linux is inspired by the Unix operating system which
> first appeared in 1969, and has been in continous use and development ever
> since. Many of the design conventions behind Unix also exist in Linux and
> are central to understanding the basics of the system.
> > </para>
> > <para>Unix was primarily oriented towards the command line
> interface, and that legacy is carried on in Linux. Thus, the graphical user
> interface with its windows, icons and menus are built on top of a basic
> command line interface. Furthermore, this means that the Linux file system
> is structured to be easily manageable and accessible from the command line.
> committed this with rev 3751.
> by the way, i think i would prefer to get the patches sent to ubuntu-doc
> ML, if that's not a problem for you, because more eyes will look at it
Well, I'm not a member of that mailinglist and do not plan to become one,
does that pose a problem?
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