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Re: Admin Guide / Accounts - call for feedback



Vladimir Kosovac wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Vladimir Kosovac wrote:
>>> Greetings, Motley Crew!
>>>
>>> I have couple of sandboxed pages ready for your review/input at:
>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/wiki/VladimirKosovac/StylingPage/WorkPage
> 
> There was an error in that uri due to me placing extra `:wiki` path when
> creating pages.
> It's all fixed now, correct uri is:
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/VladimirKosovac/StylingPage/WorkPage

Hi list.

User Accounts section is now moved back to Drafts.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/AdministrationGuide/UserAccounts

| vnk |


> Thanks to Thomas Chung for pointing this out.
> 
> 
>> I would like to see how this section fits into the bigger guide. So
>> using the drafts space seems to be better.
> 
> Most certainly. Due to large number of trial-and-error edits on my part,
> as I was learning the basics of the formatting, I thought it would be
> better to move this section elsewhere, so edit notifications annoy less
> people - only four subscribers in alternate location :o). I'm inclined
> to move these few pages back into Drafts, consistency wise it is much
> easier for everybody.
> 
>  Do we follow the style of
>> exposing path and binary names anywhere as compared to highlighting the
>> menu entries in the desktop? This section would be good as a reference.
> 
> I couldn't find any "prior art" to refer to and thought this would be
> good idea from the practicality point of view. We are supposed to show
> that commands are run "su -c" way. However, /usr/sbin is not in normal
> user's path, so we'd have to write the full path to binary for the
> command to work. I got around this with admonition on how to alter $PATH
> and use only binary, two pages further down:
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/VladimirKosovac/StylingPage/WorkPage/AccountCreationProcess/CreateAccountTUI
> 
> I'll keep going and if needed make style changes later on.
> 
> | vnk |
> 
>> However a guide should cover tools from the administrative view point
>> and not just lump all the system-config* tools in a single page.
> 
> 
>> For example, if I am doing web services administrations, I would expect
>> to learn about system-config-httpd in that section along with the Apache
>> configuration details.
>>
>> Rahul
>>
> 
> 


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