Welcome to the ASPLinux
Collected on this CD, you'll find FAQs, HOWTOs, manual pages,
and documentation files. In short, this CD contains documentation to help you
become better acquainted with your ASP Linux system. You can install these
indispensable guides on your local system so they're always available, or
choose to browse them on the CD to save hard drive space.
You can either read the contents of this CD with your browser, or install the
documentation from the supplied RPM packages.
Documents on the CD which you can read with your browser are in the following
An on-line manual pages about Linux usage and administration,
description of system calls, libc calls, file formats
You can browse those pages by
package names index.
HOWTO: A vast collection
instructional documents on how to accomplish everything
from optimizing your hardware under Linux to working
with Linux on a laptop.
You can choose any HOWTO from the alphabetical index
Frequently Asked Questions about Linux, system security,
Mirror of http://www.linuxdoc.org/ contains
plenty of documentation about GNU/Linux.
Packages on the CD, which you can download and install on your local machine,
are in the following directories:
Includes translated HOWTOs; HOWTOs in HTML, text,
Source packages for the above
documents (note that if you consider yourself a newbie,
you should stick with the files you'll find in the
You can install the above packages on your local system from this CD, or you can
download the packages using your browser (simultaneously press the
[Shift] key and click on the package you want to download).
If you want to quickly install from the command line,
open an Xterm window, change to the directory which holds your package and type
rpm -Uvh packagename.rpm. For example, to install
HOWTO package, type the following:
# cd /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/
# rpm -Uvh howto-7.2-*.noarch.rpm
For easy viewing, documents installed from this CD will add an entry under
"Documentation" on the main menu. If you're going to read the documents
directly from the CD, follow the above links to the HTML versions.
We hope these documents become a trusted resource for you, now and in the
future. If you have an Internet connection, be sure to check out the online
sites to learn more about Linux and
Thank you for your support of
The ASPLinux Team