1.2. About the LDP


The Linux Documentation Project (LDP) is working on developing free, high-quality documentation for the GNU/Linux operating system. The overall goal of the LDP is to collaborate in all of the issues of Linux documentation. This includes the creation of "HOWTOs" and "Guides". We hope to establish a system of documentation for Linux that will be easy to use and search. This includes the integration of the manual pages, info docs, HOWTOs, and other documents.

--LDP Manifesto located at http://www.tldp.org/manifesto.html 

The human readable version goes more like this: The LDP consists of a large group of volunteers that are working on documentation for the Linux OS. The most visible documentation are the HOWTOs located at http://www.tldp.org/". This Guide focuses primarily on how to write your own HOWTOs for submission to the LDP.