How should a newbie search for GNU/Linux help?
ke.liew at gmail.com
Sat Aug 2 07:50:58 UTC 2008
In depends on which area of help you are looking for. However, generally, a
quick search on Google with the right keywords usually help.
That said, an inhouse documentation of most common FAQ would go a long long
way. An intranet wiki can help spin group dynamics in using Linux as well.
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 2:02 PM, Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran at fsfe.org> wrote:
> The office where I work has mostly converted to free software, but
> people don't know what website to go to to look for help.
> It seems that each distro has it's own forums, and most projects have their
> own forums or mailing lists, and then there are some general sites like
> linuxquestions.org (or google.com/linux).
> These are great for you and I, but not for someone who doesn't know the
> of the project that develops the application they're using, or for someone
> who wouldn't think that they have to search three sets of forums. Can
> anyone recommend an umbrella site or portal that I could send them to?
> Ciarán O'Riordan, +32 477 36 44 19, http://ciaran.compsoc.com/
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