Documents Need Maintenance too

Things change rapidly in the Open-Source Software scene and, consequently, all support documentation, guides, tutorials etc need to be adapted to the new features of the software as well. I have started going through all the howto articles I’ve written about Linux during the last 3 years and perform regular document maintenance tasks, like checking whether the software involved is still the de facto solution for the particular purpose the article was written for or whether new methodology is required in order to achieve the task the article deals with. By convention, these changes will be documented in as much detail as required for understanding which parts of the methodology have changed and this summary will be appended to the end of each document in a new section called “Changes“. The first document that has been corrected is the one that describes How to create RPMs in Fedora.

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George Notaras is the editor of the G-Loaded Journal, a technical blog about Free and Open-Source Software. George, among other things, is an enthusiast self-taught GNU/Linux system administrator. He has created this web site to share the IT knowledge and experience he has gained over the years with other people. George primarily uses CentOS and Fedora. He has also developed some open-source software projects in his spare time.