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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.
|Quick Start||Quick and easy way to get HelenOS up and running in close to no time.|
|Running in QEMU||How to run HelenOS in QEMU on different architectures.|
|Running in VirtualBox||How to run HelenOS in VirtualBox.|
|Running on SPARC||How to boot HelenOS on SPARC|
|GUI||Moving virtual terminals around.|
|Console||Switching VCs. Mostly. (obsolete)|
|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 it can edit text, it supports these controls.|
|Command Reference||List of commands you can run from the shell.|
|Tasks, Monitoring||See what is running on the system, killing tasks|
|Services and Devices||-TODO-|
|Disks and File Systems||-WIP-|
|Networking||Configuring and using TCP/IP networking|
|Audio||Audio devices and applications|
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!|