Re: Request to add newbiedoc link to debian support websites
On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 08:19:08PM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Feb 2007 02:09:11 +0900
> Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 05:21:40PM -0500, Douglas Allan Tutty wrote:
> > > There's been a lot of discussion recently on the issue of newbies
> > > trying to install and run Debian. List: debian-user, threads:
> > > Re: Booting Debian/testing fails
> > > -> Attracting newbies
> > >
> > > We've been discussing how more and more first-time linux users (and
> > > first-time computer users) are trying to install Debian. When they
> > > run into problems they seem to be having a hard time getting
> > > answers. When they finally find the debian-user list (haven't seen
> > > them on debian-boot), they are very frustrated and angry.
> > >
> > > There doesn't seem to be any documentation on the debian web site
> > > for real newbies, not even to tell them the things that the
> > > invariably get told to do once they hit the list: man
> > > pages, /usr/share/doc, google site:lists.debian.org.
> > >
> > > Then there's http://newbiedoc.berlios.de/wiki
> > Although there seemed to be some addition to the contents, I do not
> > think its contents are updated by the Debian Developers (although
> > server space may be). The folks who did initial newbiedoc thing
> > seems to have DDP CVS access but they never published their contents
> > in DDP.
> The idea would be to have a place where even users can easily add/update
> content as needed.
> > Besides, I can not connect now.
> > > At a minimum, would it be possible to add a link to newbie doc under
> > > http://www.debian.org/support#web
I now know that page to look was:
(Very slow from Japan)
> > Maybe, if it is reachable.
> Idealy there would be a dedicated section on wiki.debian.org
Just create it. It is quite open for many people, I think.