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Changes between Version 39 and Version 40 of UsersGuide


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Timestamp:
2016-04-19T15:01:54Z (3 years ago)
Author:
Jakub Jermář
Comment:

Restructure the User's Guide a bit, dump the concept of difficulty levels

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  • UsersGuide

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    11= User's Guide =
     2[[PageOutline]]
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    34This is the user's guide to [wiki:FAQ HelenOS]. It starts from the very basics (like downloading and your first boot), teaches you the basics of using HelenOS (console, shell, etc.) and progresses to more advanced topics.
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    5 Read this guide carefully before posting questions to the mailing list.
     6{{{#!box type=important
     7Read this guide carefully before posting questions to the [wiki:MailingList mailing list].
     8}}}
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     10{{{#!box type=note
    711This guide is not complete and always in need of improvements.
     12}}}
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    9 == Basic Topics ==
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    11 || [UsersGuide/QuickStart Quick Start] || Quick and easy way to get HelenOS up and running in close to no time. ||
    12 || [wiki:UsersGuide/RunningInQEMU Running in QEMU] || How to run HelenOS in QEMU on different architectures. ||
    13 || [wiki:UsersGuide/RunningInVirtualBox Running in VirtualBox] || How to run HelenOS in !VirtualBox. ||
    14 || [wiki:UsersGuide/SPARC Running on SPARC] || How to boot HelenOS on SPARC ||
    15 || [wiki:UsersGuide/GUI GUI] || Moving virtual terminals around. ||
    16 || [wiki:UsersGuide/Console Console] || Switching VCs. Mostly. (obsolete) ||
    17 || [wiki:UsersGuide/Shell Shell] || Your best friend. The primary way to control the system. ||
    18 || [wiki:UsersGuide/Editor Text Editor] || Standard issue. Insert, Delete, Copy, Paste, Save, Load and Quit :-) ||
    19 || [wiki:UsersGuide/TextEditing Common Text Editing Keys] || If it can edit text, it supports these controls. ||
    20 || [wiki:UsersGuide/CommandReference Command Reference] || List of commands you can run from the shell. ||
     15== Quick Start ==
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    22 == Intermediate Topics ==
     17  * [wiki:UsersGuide/QuickStart]: Quick and easy way to get HelenOS up and running in close to no time.
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    24 || [wiki:UsersGuide/TasksMonitoring Tasks, Monitoring] || See what is running on the system, killing tasks ||
    25 || [wiki:UsersGuide/ServicesAndDevices Services and Devices] || Introduction to Services and Devices ||
    26 || [wiki:UsersGuide/DisksFileSystems Disks and File Systems] || -WIP- ||
    27 || [wiki:UsersGuide/Networking Networking] || Configuring and using TCP/IP networking ||
    28 || [wiki:UsersGuide/Audio Audio] || Audio devices and applications ||
    29 || [wiki:UsersGuide/Installation Installing to hard disk] || Experimental ||
     19== Downloading, booting, installing, building ==
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    31 == Advanced Topics ==
     21  * [wiki:UsersGuide/RunningInQEMU]: Running HelenOS in QEMU on different architectures
     22  * [wiki:UsersGuide/RunningInVirtualBox]: Running HelenOS in !VirtualBox
     23  * [wiki:UsersGuide/SPARC]: Booting HelenOS on SPARC
     24  * [wiki:UsersGuide/Installation]: Installing to harddisk in QEMU
     25  * [wiki:UsersGuide/CompilingFromSource]: Compiling HelenOS from source
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    33 If you never ran HelenOS before, you clearly are in the wrong chapter.
     27== Playing with the environment ==
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    35 || [wiki:UsersGuide/KernelConsole Kernel Console] || Kernel hacker's penultimate tool to debugging the system. ||
    36 || [wiki:UsersGuide/CompilingFromSource Compiling From Source] || If you do, read this ''very'' carefully! ||
     29  * [wiki:UsersGuide/GUI]: Moving virtual terminals around
     30  * [wiki:UsersGuide/Console]: Switching VCs. Mostly. (obsolete)
     31  * [wiki:UsersGuide/Shell]: Navigating in the `bdsh`. The primary way to control the system.
     32  * [wiki:UsersGuide/Editor]: Using the HelenOS text editor.
     33  * [wiki:UsersGuide/TextEditing]: Common Text Editing Keys. If it can edit text, it supports these controls.
     34  * [wiki:UsersGuide/CommandReference]: List of commands you can run from the shell.
     35  * [wiki:UsersGuide/KernelConsole]: Kernel hacker's penultimate tool to debugging the system.
     36
     37== Going deeper into the subsystems ==
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     39  * [wiki:UsersGuide/TasksMonitoring]:  See what is running on the system, killing tasks
     40  * [wiki:UsersGuide/ServicesAndDevices]: Introduction to Services and Devices
     41  * [wiki:UsersGuide/DisksFileSystems]: Disks and File Systems
     42  * [wiki:UsersGuide/Networking]: Configuring and using TCP/IP networking
     43  * [wiki:UsersGuide/Audio]: Audio devices and applications