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Version 20 (modified by Jiri Svoboda, 8 years ago) (diff)

Add link to command reference

User's Guide

This is the user's guide to 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.

Read this guide carefully before posting questions to the mailing list.

This guide is not complete and always in need of improvements.

Basic Topics

Quick Start Quick and easy way to get HelenOS up and running in close to no time.
Console Switching VCs. Mostly.
Shell Your best friend. The primary way to control the system.
Text Editor Standard issue. Insert, Delete, Copy, Paste, Save, Load and Quit :-)
Common Text Editing Keys If if can edit text, it supports these controls.
Command Reference List of commands you can run from the shell.

Intermediate Topics

Monitoring the System -WANTED-
Disks and File Systems -WANTED-

Advanced Topics

If you never ran HelenOS before, you clearly are in the wrong chapter.

Kernel Console Kernel hacker's penultimate tool to debugging the system.
Compiling From Source If you do, read this very carefully!