Re: Debian glossary?
David Wright <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I can't understand why Debian would involve itself in writing
> tutorials for commands like mount, ls, and so on, or glossaries
> of terms like strictatime and device file.
> All this is standard linux/unix information, well catered for by
> libraries of books from several well-known publishers, O'Reilly
> being one of the best known. I spent 1997/8 immersing myself in such
> texts, at a time when these books had to be bought. (Public libraries
> only had Idiots' guides to W95, etc.) Now there are a wealth of
> free PDFs at every level of expertise on the web, there for the
The Debian project actually hosts some documentation efforts at
<https://www.debian.org/doc/>. Among these are the book-like „The
Administrator's Handbook”  and the „Debian Reference” . They
contain information on Debian-specific as well as general *nix usage.