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Practical Linux by Bill Ball, John Ray, Michael Turner, M. Drew Streib

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Appendix B. Using Linux HOWTO Documents

  • Guide to current Linux HOWTOs

  • Guide to current Linux mini-HOWTOs

A massive collection of Linux HOWTO documents is usually included with each Linux distribution. Many Linux distributions, including Red Hat Linux 6.1, come with nearly 200 documents, requiring more than 6MB in compressed form! HOWTO documents are comprehensive, detailed guides for solving problems or for obtaining a quick education on specialized aspects of using Linux. If your system does not have these documents, you can download them from the Linux Documentation Project Web site at http://www.linuxdoc.org/, the official source for Linux documentation. Be aware that Linux documentation is maintained by individuals, not by a company. As a ...

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