Here it is. The first rendition of the MLUG FAQ. This FAQ will be appended constantly and will reflect things discussed in meetings, and most importantly things discovered by YOU. If there’s something you feel should be added to the FAQ, or if you have a question you’d like to see the answer to please feel free to mail the following addresses!

Q: What is MLUG?

A: MLUG is the Maldivian Linux Users Group. We are an informal group of Linux users at all levels of skill.

Q: Where can I get Linux?

A: You can download it from the Internet. The easiest way to obtain Linux, is to purchase one of the major distributions (Slackware, Red Hat, Debian, etc) on CD-ROM.

Q: Ok, I have Linux. Now what about X? A: If you purchased your distribution prepackaged or with a book, X is most likely included on one of the CD’s. The latest version of X is always available from The XFree86 Project web page. Additionally, documentation is also available from The XFree86 Project documentation page.

Q: Where can I find the HOWTO's, FAQ's, and man pages?

A: Head over to

Q: What is the Linux Documentation Project(LDP)?

A: According to the fine folk at LDP: The Linux Documentation Project is working on developing good, reliable docs for the Linux operating system. The overall goal of the LDP is to collaborate in taking care of all of the issues of Linux documentation, ranging from online docs (man pages, texinfo docs, and so on) to printed manuals covering topics such as installing, using, and running Linux. ... Basically, it consists of a set of man pages, several in-depth "guides"






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