This page provide some guidelines on how to add/edit/contribute to the DebianOn effort.

DebianOn Philosophy

DebianOn is an effort to document how to install, configure and use Debian on some specific hardware. Therefore potential buyers would know if that hardware is supported and owners would know how get the best out of that hardware.

The purpose is not to duplicate the Debian Official Documentation, but to document how to install Debian on some specific hardware.

Coding Style

Coding Style... Ok, it isn't about coding, but it is about style...

HowTo Add/Edit a Specific Computer Model

This section give advice to add or edit a computer model (like Thinkpad T61)

Howto Add/Edit a Page Fragment

Work in progress ;)

HowTo Add/Edit a Brand or Device Type

This section covers steps to add a new computer brand (like Toshiba) or a new generic kind of devices (Watch running Linux, may be).


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