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-Welcome to the SlackDocs Wiki: your primary source for [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware ​Linux]] [[start|documentation]] on the web.+====== ​Welcome to the Slackware ​Documentation Project ======
  
 +We aim to become your primary source for [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]] [[start|documentation]] on the web.
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 ===== Getting Started with Slackware ===== ===== Getting Started with Slackware =====
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-The following links are useful for those getting started with [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]]. 
  
   * [[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.   * [[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.
  
-  * [[slackbook:start|The Slackware Linux Essentials Book]]: a valuable resource for those venturing into Slackware ​(or Linux in generalfor 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/+  * [[slackware:community|Getting Involved]]: describes various ways Slackers ​(both new and experienced userscan contribute to the Slackware ​community.
  
-  * [[slackware:​faq|FAQ]]: a list of common and frequently asked questions+  * [[slackware:​liveslak|Slackware Live Edition]]: if you want to try //Live Edition// ​of Slackware before committing it to your hard drive.
  
 +  * [[slackware:​external|Links and pointers]]: other sites on the web offering Slackware related information.
  
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 ===== The Slackware Linux Distribution ===== ===== The Slackware Linux Distribution =====
  
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   * [[slackware:​philosophy|The Slackware Way]]: describes the principles and philosophy of [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]]. ​   * [[slackware:​philosophy|The Slackware Way]]: describes the principles and philosophy of [[slackware:​slackware|Slackware Linux]]. ​
  
 +  * [[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/​
  
-===== The Community =====+  * [[slackware:​faq|FAQ]]:​ a list of common and frequently asked questions.
  
-  * [[slackware:​community|Getting Involved]]: describes various ways Slackers (both new and experienced users) can contribute to the Slackware ​community+  * [[slackware:​readmes|README'​s]]: description of the documentation which is available in the Slackware ​DVD root directory.
  
-  ​* [[slackware:external|Links and pointers]]: other sites on the web offering ​Slackware ​related information.+</​columns>​  
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 +===== 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:start|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.
  
 +  * [[slackdocs:​styleguide|Style Guide]] a few basic rules should be kept in mind when editing pages in this Wiki.
  
-===== More About the SlackDocs Project =====+  * 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.
  
-The [[slackdocs:​news|Wiki News]] page is where you look for news from the Wiki admins.+</​columns>​  
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 + 
 +===== More About the SlackDocs Project =====
  
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 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 (we keep the [[http://​lists.alienbase.nl/​pipermail/​slackdocs/​|discussion archives]]). 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 (we keep the [[http://​lists.alienbase.nl/​pipermail/​slackdocs/​|discussion archives]]).
  
 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 [[http://​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. 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 [[http://​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.
  
-We keep some [[slackdocs:​stats|statistics]] of the activities in our Wiki.+<​newcolumn>​ 
 +  * The [[slackdocs:​news|Wiki News]] page is where you look for news from the Wiki admins.
  
-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]].+  * We keep some [[slackdocs:​stats|statistics]] of the activities in our Wiki.
  
-===== Internationalization ​Localization =====+  * 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>
  
-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. 
 ===== Help ===== ===== Help =====
  
-==== Searching for Information in This Wiki ====+<columns 100% 50% -> 
 +==== Search ​This Wiki ====
  
   * If looking for specific information,​ try using the search box to the left.   * If looking for specific information,​ try using the search box to the left.
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     * choose "Add SlackDocs"​     * choose "Add SlackDocs"​
  
-==== Editing ​This Wiki ====+<​newcolumn>​ 
 +==== Edit This Wiki ==== 
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 +You must [[http://​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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 +<​del>​**Send an email to [[slackdocs:​contact|slackdocs-admin]] if you want to request an account. The registration form has been disabled because of spam attacks!**</​del>​ 
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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 [[http://​docs.slackware.com/​start?​do=register|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 [[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. 

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