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Re: I would like to assist in this project
It is indeed hard for new authors/editors to cope with Latex and Bazaar.
We welcome everyone who is willing to help make this project a success.
People should not be discouraged by complicated matters such as LaTex
code and Bazaar.
If you do not want to be bothered with all that LaTex stuff, you can
also get the .tex file of the chapter you want from Launchpad (or ask
for it on this list), and use a text editor to add or change text. Leave
the existing LaTex code as is. You can make notes in the text where you
want code to be added by others.
In the future, things will be made easier for authors/editors, but at
this moment I think new authors/editors can follow the procedure I just
There is a guide, written by Kevin, which you can find here: Ubuntu
Manual Style Guide (files.ubuntu-manual.org/style-guide.pdf)
On http://ubuntu-manual.org/getinvolved you find a lot of information
If you still have questions on this, please let us know.
Samuel schreef op do 27-10-2011 om 13:39 [+0100]:
> On 27/10/11 02:27, Sergio Meneses wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 7:16 PM, anthonyvenable
> > <swift1102008@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi all
> > I would like to edit the chapter on Software managment but I
> > am unsure
> > as to how to access it.
> > Do you say make a chapter about that?... or what?
> > Regards!
> > Sergio Andrés Meneses Echavéz
> > Miembro del Concilio Ubuntu-Co
> > Linux User: #478743
> > Ubuntu User: #24056
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> ^^^In relation to this queston, though not entirely on the same
> subject - would it be possible to update the guide on the front page
> to include some details on editing the manual once it has been
> downloaded from Launchpad with Bazaar? I ask because, I imagine like
> many other people, I wish to help with this project but have little
> experience with Tex and the guide just seems to stop once it reaches
> that point. A quick guide on how to use Tex specifically for this
> project (or maybe even just a link to a good guide on Tex), as well as
> a guide on how to write for the manual in terms of what content needs
> to be included etc, would be really useful and probably help attract a
> lot more good writers to the project.
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