This is the Frequently Asked Questions section of this site. It is divided into several separate pages:
This website is designed to be a repository of tips, documentation, and tutorials concerning the administration of machines running Debian GNU/Linux.
More information can be viewed in the sites's about page.
Simply visit the article submission page and enter the text of your article.
Once it's approved it will be added to the front page and available for viewing.
Generally there is one new post added to the site every day, unless there are several pending contributions. So don't be suprised if it takes a little while to appear.
Simply visit the poll creation page and enter your question & answers.
In the interests of keeping space down the length and number of your answers is limitted somewhat.
Anything will be considered for inclusion so long as it is either:
For example articles describing how to setup networking under Fedora, or Mandrake Linux would be unlikely to be accepted.
General purpose introductions, or short guides, which are distribution agnostic may well be accepted if the topic is interesting or useful.
New articles, poll ideas, questions, or comments are the best way of contributing to the site, as these benefit all visitors.
But if you lack the time, or ability, to submit content there are other ways you can help:
Any suggestions on features you'd find useful in the site, or changes which would make it more useful/usable will be appreciated too.
The code behind this site has undergone several transitions, but in brief it is a Perl-based CMS called Yawns.
To see the code behind the site please visit:
Changes which might be of interest to visitors are shown upon Steve's blog.
If you let Steve know it will hopefully be fixed quickly. If you have a patch that's even better.
User feedback on problems is certainly important and will be greatly appreciated.
Feature suggestions are appreciated, and if they seem reasonable they will be implemented as time permits.