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-====== Main Page ======+~~NOTOC~~ ~~NOCACHE~~
  
-Welcome to the SlackDocs Wiki: your primary source for Slackware ​Linux documentation on the web.+====== ​Welcome to the Slackware ​Documentation Project ======
  
-===== Getting Started =====+We aim to become your primary source for [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]] [[start|documentation]] on the web.
  
-The following links are useful for those getting started ​with Slackware ​Linux.+<columns 100% 50% -> 
 +===== Getting Started ​with Slackware ​=====
  
-  * [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware]]:​ a brief overview ​of Slackware Linux; ​describes what to expect from a Slackware ​Linux system.+  * [[slackware:​install|Slackware ​installation]]: a guide through the whole process ​of installing and configuring [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]]written for new and experienced users alike. 
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 +  * [[slackware:​beginners_guide|Configure your new Slackware ​System]]; how to proceed after the installation has completed.
  
-  * [[slackware:​philosophy|The Slackware Way]]: describes the principles and philosophy of Slackware ​Linux+  * [[slackware:​community|Getting Involved]]: describes ​various ways Slackers (both new and experienced users) can contribute to the Slackware ​community.
  
-  * [[slackware:​community|Getting Involved]]: describes various ways Slackers (both new and experienced users) can contribute ​to the Slackware ​community+  * [[slackware:​liveslak|Slackware Live Edition]]: if you want to try a //Live Edition// of Slackware ​before committing it to your hard drive.
  
-  * [[slackware:​install|Slackware installation Guide]]: a guide through ​the whole process of installing and configuring ​Slackware ​Linux; written for new and experienced users alike.+  * [[slackware:​external|Links and pointers]]: other sites on the web offering ​Slackware ​related information.
  
-  * [[slackware:​faq|FAQ]]:​ a list of common and frequently asked questions. ​+<​newcolumn>​ 
 +===== The Slackware Linux Distribution =====
  
-  * [[slackware:​external|Links and pointers]]: other sites on the web offering ​Slackware ​related information.+  * [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware]]:​ a brief overview of [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]]; describes what to expect from a [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]] system. 
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 +  * [[slackware:​philosophy|The Slackware Way]]: describes the principles ​and philosophy of [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]].  
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 +  * [[slackbook:start|The Slackware Linux Essentials Book]]: a valuable resource for those venturing into Slackware (or Linux in general) for the first time. The original SlackBook can be found on your Slackware CDROM or DVD, and it can also be read online: http://​slackbook.org/​beta/​ 
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 +  * [[slackware:​faq|FAQ]]:​ a list of common and frequently asked questions. 
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 +  * [[slackware:​readmes|README'​s]]:​ description of the documentation which is available in the Slackware ​DVD root directory. 
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 +</​columns>​  
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 +<columns 100% 50% -> 
 +===== Read a HOWTO ===== 
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 +  * [[howtos:​start|SlackDocs HOWTO Collection]] (**{{wikistatistics>​type=pages ns=howtos}} pages**), contributed by the Slackware community. 
 +  * Recent page updates (english): {{changes>​ns=howtos&​count=5&​type=edit,​-create,​-minor}} 
 +  * Recent page updates (translations):​ {{changes>​ns=ar,​ca-valencia,​de,​el,​es,​fa,​fr,​id,​it,​nl,​pl,​pt-br,​ro,​ru,​sr,​uk,​zh,​zh-tw&​count=5&​type=edit,​-create,​-minor}} 
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 +===== Write a HOWTO =====
  
   * [[slackdocs:​tutorial|SlackDocs Wiki Tutorial]]: a short tutorial on editing and contributing to the SlackDocs wiki.   * [[slackdocs:​tutorial|SlackDocs Wiki Tutorial]]: a short tutorial on editing and contributing to the SlackDocs wiki.
  
-  * [[howtos:howtos|HOWTOs]]: HOWTO articles that can not be categorized by any of the above.+  * [[slackdocs:translation_guide|Translation Guidelines]]: how to handle ​the translations of existing articles as well as how to create new articles in your native language.
  
-===== Wiki News =====+  * [[slackdocs:​styleguide|Style Guide]] a few basic rules should be kept in mind when editing pages in this Wiki.
  
-The [[slackdocs:news|Wiki News]] page will document the admins'​ tinkering ​with this wiki.+  * You can play around in the [[playground:playground|Playground]] or your own user page to familiarize yourself ​with the [[wiki:​syntax|Dokuwiki markup]]. The available syntax is listed in [[wiki:​syntax|wiki:​syntax]] where you will also find pointers to the plugins which have been installed, providing additional functionality.
  
-If you are willing and able to contribute to the wiki, please see [[slackdocs:​contributing|this list]] for ideas.+</​columns> ​
  
-If you just want to talk about the content of any of our Wiki pages, or if you want to propose improvements to a page, you can use the "​discussion"​ tab which shows up at the top of every page, and leave your thoughts/​comments/​ideas there. Alternatively,​ SlackDocs also has a mailing list which can be used for content discussion and brainstorming at http://​lists.alienbase.nl/​mailman/​listinfo/​slackdocs 
  
-===== Internationalization ​=====+===== More About the SlackDocs Project ​=====
  
-Are you more comfortable reading articles in your native language? Click [[slackdocs:​languages|here]] for a list of available language categories ​and other internationalization information.+<columns 100% 50% -> 
 +If you just want to talk about the content of any of our Wiki pages, or if you want to propose improvements to a page, you can use the "​discussion"​ tab which shows up at the top of every page, and leave your thoughts/​comments/​ideas there. Alternatively,​ SlackDocs also has a mailing list which can be used for content discussion and brainstorming at https://​lists.alienbase.nl/​mailman/​listinfo/​slackdocs (we keep the [[https://​lists.alienbase.nl/​pipermail/​slackdocs/​|discussion archives]]). 
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 +If you are willing and able to contribute to the wiki, please see [[slackdocs:​contributing|this list]] for ideas. Perhaps you already have an idea for a new article! \\ We understand that you may be uncertain about your writing skills or unsure about how to start contributing. If that is the case, we encourage you to subscribe to the [[https://​lists.alienbase.nl/​mailman/​listinfo/​slackdocs|mailing ​list]] and ask for help. The people on that list will certainly offer assistance. \\ If you think that a mailing list is difficult to use, we wrote [[slackdocs:​mailing_list#​how_to_use_the_slackdocs_mailing_list|helpful instructions]] for you. 
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 +  * The [[slackdocs:​news|Wiki News]] page is where you look for news from the Wiki admins. 
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 +  * We keep some [[slackdocs:​stats|statistics]] ​of the activities in our Wiki. 
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 +  * You can download an [[wp>​EPUB]] for offline reading, for both the [[epub:​slackbook|Slackware Essentials Book]] (beta) ​and the [[epub:​slackdocs|complete Wiki]] (english section). 
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 +  * If you want to know who are part of the team that is keeping the site structured and focused, visit our [[slackdocs:​contact|contact page]]. 
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 +</​columns>​
  
 ===== Help ===== ===== Help =====
  
-If looking for specific information,​ try using the search box to the left. Alternatively,​ use Google'​s "​site"​ search feature by appending "//​site:​docs.slackware.com//"​ to search terms.+<columns 100% 50% -> 
 +==== Search This Wiki ==== 
 + 
 +  * If looking for specific information,​ try using the search box to the left. 
 +  * Alternatively,​ use Google'​s "​site"​ search feature by appending "//​site:​docs.slackware.com//"​ to search terms. 
 +  * An even easier way of searching for information in SlackDocs: the Wiki is [[http://​www.opensearch.org/​|OpenSearch]] ((OpenSearch is a standard to make it easy to integrate a website'​s search into your browser.)) enabled. This is supported by all modern browsers. \\ Here is how to add SlackDocs search to Firefox (other browsers probably handle it in a similar way): 
 +    * open the [[start|wiki start page]] in the browser 
 +    * click the little arrow on the left of your search field 
 +    * choose "Add SlackDocs"​ 
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 +==== Edit This Wiki ==== 
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 +You must [[https://​docs.slackware.com/​start?​do=register|create an account]] to edit pages in this Wiki. In order to fight spam, your new account will not be able to edit this Wiki immediately. One of the Wiki admins will have to enable it first, which usually does not take long. 
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 +</​columns>​ 
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 +===== Internationalization / Localization ===== 
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 +Are you more comfortable reading articles in your native language? Click [[slackdocs:​languages|here]] for a list of available language categories and other internationalization information. Or select your language directly from the drop-down in the left sidebar!
  
-You must create an account to edit this wiki (even if you only want to write something on a "​discussion"​ page). Once done, you can play around in the [[playground:​playground|Playground]] or your own user page to familiarize yourself with the Dokuwiki markup. The available syntax is listed in [[wiki:​syntax|wiki:​syntax]] where you will also find pointers to the plugins which have been installed, providing additional functionality. 

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