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[openFATE 310944] openSUSE 11.4 Manuals
  • From: fate_noreply@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 09:16:08 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <feature-310944-13@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Feature changed by: Thomas Schraitle (thomas-schraitle)
Feature #310944, revision 13
Title: openSUSE 11.4 Manuals

openSUSE-11.4: Evaluation by engineering manager
Requester: Mandatory

Requested by: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger)
Partner organization:

We need for openSUSE 11.4 a review and update of the startup guidee and
of other manuals.
Let us add in the comments what we need to change in the documentation

#1: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger) (2010-12-06 13:19:08)
The startup manual mentions KNetworkManager, we use now a new Plasma
Network applet.

#2: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger) (2010-12-06 13:22:12)
We use LibreOffice instead of

#3: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger) (2010-12-06 13:25:28)
Remove any beagle documentation, we have now tracker for GNOME and
strigi for KDE.

#4: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger) (2010-12-06 13:26:44) (reply to #3)
This includes kerry as well.

#5: Alex Bars (alexdbars) (2010-12-06 17:55:06)
I agree!
A month a new user,ask what is need to "control" openSUSE/Linux, and
the best manuals are sold by big corporatives, we need a "open" Manual,
to our "open" openSUSE Linux!

#7: Thomas Schraitle (thomas-schraitle) (2010-12-10 10:34:52) (reply to
The manuals are already open ! :-) We moved our openSUSE manuals to the
BerliOS SVN some time ago.
Find the source code of our manuals here:
Hope you like it!

#6: Alex Bars (alexdbars) (2010-12-08 01:19:59)
openSUSE is amazing, I will translate to portuguese, really thanks!!

#9: Thomas Schraitle (thomas-schraitle) (2010-12-20 09:09:13) (reply to
This would be nice! :-) We have already Russian, Hungarian, and Japanese.
You can get in contact with us at the opensuse-doc@xxxxxxxxxxxx
mailinglist for more details. :)

#8: Scott Couston (zczc2311) (2010-12-17 22:58:47)
Great idea to go right through the user manual and offer a quick start
guide. One of my issues about the user manual is that the download link
sits at the bottom of the download page and is off screen. My
suggestion is that we put a Down-load Link Picture next to the version
selection for download, so people can see it - Many for the first time!
I would also suggest we put a hit counter behind the User Manual.
There is plenty of room on our standard software download page - please
stop hiding it screen at the bottom of the download page

+ #10: Thomas Schraitle (thomas-schraitle) (2010-12-20 09:15:53) (reply
+ to #8)
+ > One of my issues about the user manual is that the download link sits
+ > at the bottom of the download page and is off screen. Well, but this
+ is not an issue with the manuals itself. It's just the presentation of
+ how they appear. I think, this is out of scope for _this_ FATE request.
+ Therefor, I've created a separate bug report, see
+ Feel free to improve it. :-)

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