Project info for Linux Documentation Project
Created 3 Apr 2000 at 01:16 UTC by jimd, last modified 22 Jan 2005 at 19:44 UTC by dmerrill.
The Linux Documentation Project (LDP) is an ongoing effort to provide free documentation about Linux and the free software that runs under it.
It consists of four major project areas:
HOWTOs and FAQs
- HOWTO documents are focused on "how to" use a particular package or service under Linux. FAQs are "Frequently Asked/Answered Questions." These are the largest part of the LDP effort.
- These are full-length books are major topics such as "Installation and Getting Started" and "System Administration." There are also programming and kernel programming guides among others.
- Still the most widely use documentation resource for most UNIX and Linux users (despite the efforts of the FSF to kill it with TexInfo and neglect).
- The monthly webazine. It contains volunteer submitted articles on many topics (mostly of a practical and "how to" nature) and a few columns including the 2-cent Tips and the Answer Guy.
This project has the following developers: