Bug#81029: Documentation (install.en.txt)
Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> === 1. Pointer in boot screen ===
> "/doc/install.en.txt" is the first authorative document all new
> debian user should encounter and read. Thus few additions to the
> document as follows and pointer to this document in boot screen
> may help dummies like me.
I agree but it's not so easy. How, exactly, do we make a pointer to a
text file which is in a different place depending on whether the user
is installing from CD-ROM or floppies, for instance.
> Through there seem no Debian policy nor standard on how to configure
> mouse with gpm and X, slightly more detailed information and/or
> appropriate pointer in install.en.txt may reduce one of the most
> asked FAQ in debian-user mailing list. My suggestion is:
A good point, I'll add this in some form.
> === 3. Debian specific ways ===
> Please supplement section 8.2 with more detailed documents such as
> one which one of the boot-floppies maintainer posted on the mailing
> list as an attachment "Sysadmin Hints on Debian Linux".
> 15 Dec 2000 15:57:31 -0500
> Adam Di Carlo <email@example.com>
Very flattering, but is it really going to be helpful for people? I
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