Documentation is a file or set of files that come with a program which detail the programs operation.

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Guide to writing command documentation [on hold]

I am looking for a set of guidelines how to document a Unix/Linux command. For example that argument names are surrounded by <>, optional parameters should be in [] and so on. Where can I find ...
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What does third symbol in “rw-” file mode mean in OS X ls manual page?

I have trouble understanding ls's manual regarding a file that has rw- mode. Here's the quote: If r, the file is readable; if −, it is not readable. If w, the file is writable; if −, it is ...
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Windows Server Roles - List of minimum hardware requirements

Hi I'm planning to restructure all services and servers running in our network. At the moment some Servers waste their power with services that do not max out the full power of the server. This unused ...
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Performance required to improve Windows Experience Index?

Is there a guide on the metrics required to obtain a certain Windows Experience Index? A Microsoft guy said in January 2009: On the matter of transparency, it is indeed our plan to disclose in ...
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Docman plugin configuration

Can someone tell me how to allow docman plugin to manage obsolescence date ? I saw the constant ...VALIDITY_PERMANENT into the file docman/include/Docman_MetadataHtml.class.php and ...
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How to create LXC templates?

I am trying to create an LXC template but I cannot find any documentation on what commands and options the script minimally needs to support. Is this in fact documented somewhere? The built-in ...
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Creating a footnote in MS Word?

How I can create footnotes in MS Word? I do not want to create a page footer because that would appear in all pages, but I need to write some things as footnotes on a specific page. I want to add ...
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How to increase the font size in the Matlab help browser permanently?

Maybe I'm getting old, but the text in Matlab's built-in help browser is too small for me to read comfortably. It is possible to increase the font size using Ctrl-+, but every time a new help page is ...
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Is the version of the linux kernel listed in the source some where?

If I'm looking at a version of the linux kernel source code, can I tell which version of the kernel it is? This is code that's currently not running on any platform (so I can't execute commands), ...
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Generate octave.info file to include documentation on additional installed packages

I use vim to write GNU Octave scripts and I have included the line autocmd FileType octave setlocal keywordprg=info\ octave\ --vi-keys\ --index-search in my .vimrc file which enables me to use Info ...
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Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation?

Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation? For example, I've tried googling the module iwlagn, but I cannot find anything that tells me about available options. Where do I look?
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What does 'source' do?

$ whatis source source: nothing appropriate. $ man source No manual entry for source $ source bash: source: filename argument required source: usage: source filename [arguments] It exists, and it is ...
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Netbeans comment vars

How can I know about full list of comments operations for Netbeans? I saw @var @param and @return. What is the difference between /* and /** ? How can I find tutorials about Netbeans comments variable ...
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Website which aggregates browser change logs? [closed]

I'm looking for a website which displays a list of all the major browsers showing the change logs of the current version of each browser and also a history of one version back, two versions back etc. ...
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Good open-source DocBook editing tools? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Tool that helps writing a Book with DocBook Code? I am looking for a good open-source application to help with editing DocBook documents. By good I mean: ...
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How to build (only) clang documentation?

Is there a target that I can specify to only generate the doxygen documentation for clang? I'm building using cmake and clang 3.5.
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Does this exist: a standardized way of documenting a file-system structure

At work, I'm in charge of maintaining the organization of a whole lot of varied data on a standard file-system. Part of this is coming up with sensible classification (by similarity, need, read/write ...
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How to correctly mount a tmpfs?

Excerpted from the documentation So 'mount -t tmpfs -o size=10G,nr_inodes=10k,mode=700 tmpfs /mytmpfs' will give you tmpfs instance on /mytmpfs which can allocate 10GB RAM/SWAP in 10240 inodes ...
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Where is the Official list of Windows Environment Variables?

I'm working on some .bat stuff created in a legacy application, which uses many environment variables. I need to know exactly what is every one of them (%windir%, %os%, etc.). So I need the official ...
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Is there a website which explains the recent Windows updates? [closed]

When windows informs me that there are new updates, I open the Windows Update dialog box. The new updates are listed as code names like KBxxxxxxx. The right panel contains the same copy/pasted boring ...
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Permenant link to official Java documentation pages?

Does Oracle's official Java documentation pages such as http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/concurrent/ConcurrentHashMap.html have permenant links? If so I'd like to use that instead ...
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Mac OS X Lion - Xcode components simulator location

When we downloaded Xcode 4.5.1, to test applications in older simulators we installed it from Settings->Downloads->Components Now there is Xcode 4.5.2 available. Again we need to download ...
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how do I alter the structure of a table in SugarCRM CE?

How do I add fields to the opportunities table so that they propagate? From within Studio > Opportunities > Fields I added fields. Pardon, I don't understand the next step to effect a change ...
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The Vim documentation illustrates a “wrong way” to add comments to HTML. What's wrong with it?

The "syntax.txt" chapter in the official Vim documentation says: HTML comments are rather special (see an HTML reference document for the details), and the syntax coloring scheme will highlight all ...
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Adding programming code into LaTex / LyX

Maybe I'm just being thick, but I can't find any sensible way to simply paste in my (python) code into latex without losing all the indent information (kinda important for python). Anyone got any ...
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Utility to format text file into fixed width for Readme file

We have a number of plain text, MS word, and pdf documents that we want to be formatted in fixed width / fixed cols format in a plain text file, similar to many readmes found out in the wild. I have ...
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Manual for IDE Syquest EZ135

Anyone know where I can find a copy of the manual for a IDE Syquest EZ135? My google-fu yields only the manual for the parallel-port version. I'm specifically looking for where/how to set the ...
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Where can I find a complete list of Windows STOP error codes?

Its all in the title, really. I need a list of STOP (blue screen) error codes so that when I see one, I can look it up. You'd think this would be documented somewhere, but I'll be darned if I can find ...
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Documentation Management [closed]

We are writing documentation for several of our software applications. Those documentation documents share some common content fragments (eg corporate profile, etc.). I need to find some decent ...
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Free official documentation for cables and models? [closed]

I've been looking through the ISO and IEEE sites for official documentation on the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, TCP, and a range of cable standards (5/5e/6). However, other than on the ...
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OpenSource web based documentation system

I have a set of HTML pages that document my (OpenSource) software which looks fine in any browser. Now I'd like to help the user searching through the documentation (full text search, some keyword ...
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How do I use the awesome window manager?

I've installed awesome on my Ubuntu laptop, and I like it. But I feel kind of lost. I don't know any keyboard shortcuts and the man pages aren't really any help (for instance, what does Mod4 mean?). ...
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Copy-paste multiple pages of programming codes to Microsoft Word

My problem: want to copy hundreds of lines of programming codes to a Microsoft Word 2010 document. (make some sort of documentation) I've tried the method described in this question, to copy and ...
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Auto generate documenttaion in eclipse for javascript

I have never used any documentation software or plugin. I am using Eclipse Kepler as code editor for js files. All files are plain JS files. Is there any plugin in eclipse where i click button and ...
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How to conveniently create and edit ASCII tables?

Are there any text editors which can read in a plain-text file containing an ASCII table and render the table wih convenient table-editing tools such as "add row," "auto-fit column width," "delete ...
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cygwin git documentation

I just installed git using cygwin. I then tried using git help status but I received the error fatal: '/usr/share/doc/git-doc': not a documentation directory. And indeed, there is no folder git-doc in ...
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non-root man pages with Linux-Ubuntu

I'm working on a Linux-Ubuntu server as non-root user. I created a small application and because I'm not a privileged user I'm going to install it under $HOME/bin directory (this directory is in the ...
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Javascript API explorer / sandbox

Does anyone know of a simple API explorer that I can use to make a nice test page for my web service? I am aware of the following, and these are similar to what I want: ...
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Free enterprise wiki solution with office inegration [closed]

I am looking for a free wiki solution for our employees (~50). It should be easy to use and the main use is documentation. It would be nice if it has a good wysiwyg editor or even better office ...
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Looking for something to write troubleshooting scripts

At the moment all our troubleshooting doc is written in Word. I'd like to make it a little user friendlier - first idea was just to write it in HTML with something like : <p>Is the server up? ...
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How to fix code examples in Python documentation?

I'm having a strange problem when trying to view the Python documentation. Basically, all code examples cut off the last line of text. The screenshot below illustrates what I mean. The text box isn't ...
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Getting started with Far Manager

I'm interested in learning Far Manager. Are there any walkthroughs or tutorials or feature tours out there? The F1 help system is good, but it's more of a reference than a beginners guide.
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Tool to annotate pictures (screenshots) for documentation purposes? [closed]

Long time ago, I saw someone use a software (on Windows) that was specifically created to annotate pictures. It made it simple to add arrows, boxes, circles in "outstanding" colors to the image. ...
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Sound quality in bluetooth headphones doesn't change to high

My Bluetooth headset Philips SHB6610 has several profiles. It can work as low-quality sound headset (HFP) and high-quality sound headphones (A2DP). Typically whenever I start to play the music in my ...
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Documentation for source code of wget

I downloaded the source code of wget from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/ (file wget-1.14.tar.gz). Is there any place where I can read to understand the whole structure of the source code? I can't find ...
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Old KB articles on MSDN

Microsoft removes KB articles when they get old. Its really frustrating to come up to a page for a KB article you know should exist, (you bookmarked it) but its just been removed. Does Microsoft put ...
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Karbon (KOffice) user manual

I'm looking for the Karbon user manual or Karbon tutorials. It seems there is absolutely no documentation whatsoever although Karbon is already pretty sophisticated.
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Word 2007 textbox management

I am updating a user manual that was initially written by somebody else. I know that most manuals are not written in Word, but our office only uses Microsoft Office applications. I am doing fairly ...
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Adobe InDesign + third party plugins vs. Framemaker

Apropos of this posting on Stackoverflow, I'd quite like to hear anyones experiences on using Adobe InDesign/InCopy plus third-party plugins such as those listed here. Specifically, how good would ...