...for details on joining this list. All are welcome.
I'm proud to announce that I'll be heading a new project to
update a new guide, the Fedora Deployment Guide, for the
upcoming Fedora 12 release! The Fedora Deployment Guide covers
system administration tasks such as package maintenance, user
administration, printing, and setting up networks, printers,
and services such as Apache, LDAP, OpenSSH, Samba, etc.
You can see what's in it and the most current state of the
upcoming Fedora 12 Deployment Guide here:
The target for completion of this project is before Nov. 1,
ahead of the GA target date for Fedora 12, which is currently
The project page for the Deployment Guide, which also tells
you where to obtain the source files (which are in DocBook
XML), is here:
We will definitely be accepting contributors; please contact
me if you are able to help out. There is a Deployment Guide
mailing list. To gain access to it, please send an email to
the project maintainers (of whom I am one) with a brief
The Fedora Deployment Guide is written in DocBook XML and is
published using the open source Publican build tool:
More details will follow next week (such as additions to the TOC).
I hope to hear suggestions and opinions from you!
-- Douglas Silas
Technical Writer | Red Hat, Inc.