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For questions regarding written documentation such as manuals, help files, policies, instructions, or guides.

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How can I browse Ubuntu Wiki offline?

I am accustomed to offline wiki browsing. I thought it would be great if I can read Ubuntu wiki in the same way. Is there anyway I can read Ubuntu Wiki offline? Help will be much appreciated if I ...
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How to run full text search on help pages offline (from Yelp / gnome-help or something other)?

I have both Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. I want to search for documentation and read it off-line (as it is included to the installed packages in /usr/share/help and other ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu Server from 11.04 to 11.10 without internet connection

We have application software that really likes Ubuntu Server 11.10. I need to upgrade several 11.04 servers to this version. Two questions: The servers that need to be upgraded do not have Internet ...
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Documentation for xsession

Where I can find info about Xsessions? documents, blogs, anything is ok. My project is about boot in kiosk mode, and I need it. thanks for your help!
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Methods for creating good admin documentation?

I want to document any change I do to my ubuntu system. I want to do this in a way that if I had to pass this system to another administrator, it would be easy and logical for him to access this ...
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Is the Lubuntu recommended email software Trojita, Sylpheed, or something else?

My Lubuntu setup, upgraded today from 16 to 18.04.1 LTS, has Sylpheed 3.5.1, but the Lubuntu Manual says trojita is the default. I have noticed the Sylpheed documentation is missing graphics, which ...
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Yelp help browser and the scrollkeeper catalogue

I need some help in understanding how the Yelp Help Browser works. When I start Yelp in Ubuntu 17.10 I get the Ubuntu Desktop Guide, and when I search for terms that should definitely be contained in ...
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File access control mechanism in Ubuntu 13.10

Can someone tell me where I can find detailed description about file access control mechanism used in Ubuntu 13.10 desktop. I already tried Ubuntu documentation, thank you.
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Where can I find technical documentation for training in Ubuntu?

hello friends as might have documentation, written tests, ubuntu introductory material, to give talks to local users, I'm from Venezuela state falcon, or as part of a dedicated service technician ...
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how to create table and paste in libreoffice

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Libreoffice.I want to do some thing shown in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rh7EQirZvoQ using Libreoffice and Ubuntu. I want to know how can I create table in ...
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eeschema.html open by wrong App - KompoZer

This may not be a problem with KiCad or even the Documents, but I need a place to start. When using the help menu to open the Eeschema or KiCad Manuals they open in the editor KompoZer that had been ...
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Installing Octave Documentation on Ubuntu 16.04

I'd like to have on-disk documentation, as there are many times when I must be off the net. I have Ubuntu 16.04 and Octave 4.0.0. When I click the Documentation tab I get "The info file /usr/share/...
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Undo remove documentation from Ubuntu

I followed this answer to the question of removing Ubuntu documentation to save space. While the method worked, it has rendered my system somewhat broken. Every now and then when I install some ...
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Seeking Audacious Guide

I am running Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and I am desperately seeking the Manual (User Guide) to "Audacious Audio Player". Can anyone please give me a link?
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MySQL requires restart in Terminal every time laptop is restarted. 14.04.2 LTS

I installed MySQL a few weeks ago. The problem now is that every time my laptop is restarted I also have to manually restart MySQL in terminal via: sudo service mysql restart The errors I get before ...
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Repost screencasts for Lubuntu? (blip have removed them)

Lubuntu documentation lists quite a few screencasts - however since Nov 7, 2013 links are redirected to a blip account removed notice. Looking at their terms of use, perhaps they considered it was "...
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Documentation packages - where they are installed? [12.04, but probably applies to all debian-based distros]

When I install a package *-doc, eg libopencv-doc - where the documentation is placed? On Arch Linux it was /usr/doc, but I can't find it on Ubuntu. /usr/share/doc containst only changelogs :( Or it's ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wont connect to ethernet - trying manual question

I'm very new to linux - I'm on my chromebook now trying to look up answers. So I can't connect my linux run pc to my Ethernet (I know it's working as my chromebook can connect to it) so I'm now ...
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Where can I find documentation for Ubuntu Touch commands like webapp-container?

Where can I find in ubuntu-touch something like man pages for commands such as webapp-container? I cannot find man or info pages onboard.Thanks. phablet@ubuntu-phablet:~$ man dpkg bash: man: command ...
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Where I can find the documentation for Ubuntu Touch libraries?

As far as I know Ubuntu Touch has some libraries like Hybris, platform-api and qtubuntu. Where I can find clear documentation for those? For example, I am interested in finding out what functions ...
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Equivalent for Help & Manual

I'm trying to create a Help document for an application, but I couldn't find a program who does this. In Windows I used to work with Help & Manual, which is a content management system for ...
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How to get Yelp to open the docs?

quickly tutorial Result: An empty Yelp window with the XML file opened in gedit. yelp /usr/share/quickly/templates/ubuntu-application/help/tutorial.xml --> Exactly the same problem. Worked fine a ...
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Termcap entry should be installed manually message after screen installation

after running make install when installing screen from source I got a message saying termcap entry (./terminfo/screencap) should be installed manually. You may also want to install ./etc/etcscreenrc ...
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SVG in cbz (comic)

As an experiment, I create a CBZ (comic format) document that was composed of zipped SVG images rather the usual raster images Evince happily opened this - much to my delight because it is a very ...
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where do i find net tools documentation (or) user manual?

i am trying to find user manual of net tools on ubuntu,i tried it on google,but i couldn't found any manual for net tools,i got to hear that it is alternative for Fiddler,i 've installed nettool-4.7.2 ...
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Changes to the Ubuntu Server installer?

I messed up my Ubuntu 18.04.1 installation and decided to reinstall, which meant creating a new USB since I couldn't find the old one. To my surprise, the installer looked completely different than ...
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Why does the ubuntu documentation seem so small?

I used to use windows as a desktop OS but in my work I use redhat enterprise linux a lot. Now that i have switched to ubuntu as a desktop OS one of the things that is bugging me a lot is the ...
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Where do I find the zsh manual in Ubuntu versions later than 12.04?

At the moment I am learning zsh based on recommendations from friends and colleagues. To my surprise I was unable to find the man page for zsh and a man page named zshmisc which apparently was ...
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What should I learn before I dive into ubuntu-touch porting and development?

The documentation is a bit over my head. While I can understand the syntax for the most part, I have a hard time comprehending why specific parts, such as cyanogen mod, are important to the project, ...
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no css in MATLAB help documentation in KUBUNTU

When I Browse in MATLAB Help documentation o css showing there. Neither any figure is showing. In command windows the following error is showing: Exception in thread "XPCOMMessageLoop" java.lang....
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As a Xubuntu user, where can I find GTK3 FileChooserDialog shortcut key documentation?

Ever since browsers on Xubuntu started using GTK3 instead of GTK2, and when saving a file, I feel myself pretty lost in the FileChooserDialog. By roaming the web, I found a few solutions to things ...
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Where to find full documentation for menuentry used in grub's 40_custom file?

In a potential answer (a comment, actually) to this question, there is reference to chainloading using the 40_custom file in grub2. The sample given on the link for chainloading does not work. I ...
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When installing Ubuntu in UEFI mode, it asks where to install the boot loader

According to Ubuntu's community documentation, [...] in a UEFI-mode installation, Ubuntu will not ask you where to install the boot loader. If it does, or if it complains about the lack of a BIOS ...