Xubuntu documentation & the new website
imnotb at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 13:49:52 UTC 2008
On 22/01/2008, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> In thinking about the Xubuntu documentation lately, I was considering how
> both Ubuntu and Kubuntu keep their official documentation up as part of the Ubuntu.com
> and Kubuntu.com websites, respectively.  &  I would recommend this
> for Xubuntu as part of the setup of the updated website.
How do Ubuntu.com and Kubuntu.org do it? I assume they don't add them
Additionally, would we consider unofficial community docs (ala the Ubuntu
> Community help pages )? Such a section would invite participation from
> Xubuntu bloggers and hackers (and hacker/bloggers) who are already writing
> up these how-to's on their blogs.
Sounds cool, would this be review-based or should bloggers be able to add
their own guides?
Contributions might include items like putting compiz-fusion on Xubuntu, and
> other helpful tips. These contributions may eventually wind up as part of
> the official docs.
Wow, I'd love a guide on setting up Compiz Fusion :P
Anyway, I suppose we could also require a license on those posts? There is
already a lot of Creative Commons material available, which could be used
right away. However, since adding a guide to Xubuntu.org will also increase
visibility of the blog of the original author I think it'd be fair enough to
require all featured guides to be CC-licensed so we can be sure we avoid any
I expect some discussion about the community docs idea - I certainly
> wouldn't want to duplicate material from the unofficial ubuntu docs' wiki
> pages. I hope that the official docs could be placed up as part of the
> website, though.
> I invite your comments. Thanks,
>  https://help.ubuntu.com/
>  http://kubuntu.org/doc/7.10/index/C/index.html with links to
> additional documentation here http://kubuntu.org/doc/index.php
>  https://help.ubuntu.com/community/
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