4.4. The Linux Documentation Project

The Linux Documentation Project (TLDP) is run by a team of volunteers who write Linux and Linux-related documentation (see http://www.tldp.org). The set of documents contains tutorials for beginners, but is mainly focused on experienced users and professional system administrators. TLDP publishes HOWTOs, FAQs, and guides (handbooks) under a free license.

4.4.1. HOWTOs

HOWTOs are usually a short, informal, step-by-step guide to accomplishing a specific task. It is written by experts for nonexperts in a procedural manner. For example, how to configure a DHCP server. HOWTOs can be found in the package howto and are installed under /usr/share/doc/howto

4.4.2. Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs (frequently asked questions) are a series of questions and answers. They originate from Usenet newsgroups where the purpose was to reduce continuous reposting of the same basic questions.