Chapter 16. General information about the FAQ

Table of Contents

16.1. Authors
16.2. Feedback
16.3. Availability
16.4. Document format

16.1. Authors

The first edition of this FAQ was made and maintained by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) and Chuck Stickelman. Authors of the rewritten Debian GNU/Linux FAQ are Susan G. Kleinmann and Sven Rudolph. After them, the FAQ was maintained by Santiago Vila and, later, by Josip Rodin. The current maintainer is Javier Fernandez-Sanguino.

Parts of the information came from:

The authors would like to thank all those who helped make this document possible.

All warranties are disclaimed. All trademarks are property of their respective trademark owners.

16.2. Feedback

Comments and additions to this document are always welcome. Please send e-mail to , or submit a wishlist bug report against the debian-faq package.

16.3. Availability

The latest version of this document can be viewed on the Debian WWW pages at

It is also available for download in plain text, HTML, and PDF formats at Also, there are several translations there.

This document is available in the debian-faq package. Translations are available in debian-faq-de, debian-faq-fr and other packages.

The original XML files used to create this document are also available in debian-faq's source package, or in GIT at: and

16.4. Document format

This document was written using the DocBook XML DTD. This system enables us to create files in a variety of formats from one source, e.g. this document can be viewed as HTML, plain text, TeX DVI, PostScript, PDF, or GNU info.