Bazza wrote:Hi Rhakios...
That is a book though...
Bazza wrote:It would be a stonking idea for LXF and may even be unique.
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Rhakios wrote:1 new from $269.88
I wonder if you have to pay postage on that.
Saint Ian wrote:Its a bit open ended in what would be considered an acceptable posting, which OS etc, and I think firm guidelines are required to ensure that your intentions are what the rest of us are reading into it ?
However, I think its a good idea that could pick up a huge following if followed through.
Saint Ian wrote:I am an Ubuntu user that dabbles in other Os's on occasion, so I would suggest a structure of OS Specific and OS in-specific, then sub catagorised from there, in the style of wikipedia (to start any way). Then as updates/changes come out, these entries could be edited by people that discover the changes and their 'work-arounds/new syntax' - this would be a huge help to the average user who just did an upgrade and something broke (among others).
Saint Ian wrote:I personally hate using MAN pages, even though my job requires it on a daily basis - I want & need to get it done, not research it and decipher it ! I think this is an area where the people at (dare I mention it ?) Microsoft , are more in touch with the masses than the Dev people doing Linux, and are justifiably using it to their advantage - I dont ever recall having to troll through pages of 'tech talk' in order to perform something that turned out to be a simple command in DOS.
Saint Ian wrote:I have a quite a number of my own 'easy reference' text files, just let me know where to send them.
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