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Wiki Review for Mepis 8.5 Manual

Please review these links that are included in MEPIS 8.5 Manual. Please make sure the information is up-to-date, accurate, and is formatted properly. Once you finish an article, please mark the link with "good" or "fixed", "needs more info", "needs update" or any other informative tag that you might feel you need to add.

NOTE: please be sure to check the User's Manual 8.5, because some sections have been rewritten there and not yet brought back. You can pretty much copy and paste, with minor formatting correction, since the Wiki can handle basic HTML.

The primary list of articles is alphabetical, except GRUB's several articles are grouped together for convenience of the reviewers.

The second section is basic housekeeping: are current articles entered in appropriate Categories so a person can find them?

To enter your username and date, just insert 4 tildes like this: ~~~~ I'm going to do that right now, so you can see how it comes out. Thanks, SilverBear 15:53, 25 March 2010 (EDT)


Wiki articles

Wiki topic OK for MEPIS 8.5 Reviewer Comment
Adjusting_Monitor_Gamma OK JBoman 19:18, 07 April 2010 (CDT) minor edit
AIGLX  ? JBoman 19:24, 07 April 2010 (CDT) last updated Nov 2008
Alternative_boot_methods OK Nats007 16:34, 29 March 2010 (EDT) "Deleted Windows XP/98 boot loader (MEPIS 6.0.x or lower). - Broken Link; Minor edit to Chainload GRUB to have MEPIS 8 and MEPIS 8.5 versa MEPIS 7 and MEPIS 8. This may need to be updated - Portable MEPIS on USB hard drive
Applying_patch(es)_to_a_kernel OK Stevenp 23:54, 25 March 2010 (EDT) Warren says: is this page really useful?
It should not be linked in the manual any way, here in the Wiki it has some very marginal use, if somebody wants to learn how to "patch" the kernel or software in general... but no reason to delete it either. AdrianTM 16:07, 7 April 2010 (EDT)
Aufs OK Jerry bond 16:16, 25 March 2010 (EDT) I thought this link had been removed
Backup OK JBoman 21:59, 09 April 2010 (CDT) could be expanded
Blackberry  ? Nats007 13:18, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Added tethering category due to a tethering link. Not sure if this works in 8.5
Bluetooth OK Jerry bond 16:32, 26 March 2010 (EDT) No file transfer at this time
Boot_options OK Nats007 16:22, 29 March 2010 (EDT) Changed one reference of "MEPIS 7" to "MEPIS"
Cedega OK JBoman 23:41, 01 April 2010 (CDT) Has links for newest version and for 8.5 install
Change_Measure_Units OK Nats007 16:42, 29 March 2010 (EDT) Someone updated with 8.5 already.
Change_Wallpaper OK Richb 19:50, 29 Mar 2010 (EDT) Added clarification and more info
Compiling OK JBoman 22:04, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Compiling_and_installing_a_new_kernel OK Stevenp 00:33, 26 March 2010 (EDT)
Converting_unsupported_file_types OK JBoman 22:05, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Creating_a_link_on_the_desktop OK SilverBear 21:09, 2 April 2010 (EDT) Looks good for 8 and 5.5
Dansguardian_setup OK JBoman 22:06, 09 April 2010
Database_Server OK JBoman 23:44, 01 April 2010 (CDT) adequate
Ddrescue OK Jerry bond 07:48, 26 March 2010 (EDT)
DNS_Server OK JBoman 23:46, 01 April 2010 (CDT) adequate
Dolphin good SilverBear 15:56, 25 March 2010 (EDT) Looks like it were written just for Mepis8.5!
Dpkg-reconfigure_xserver-xorg OK Acesabe 07:44, 26 March 2010 (EDT) legacy info and marked as so-should be removed from manual
Firestarter OK JBoman 15:44, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
Fstab OK JBoman 21:55, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
FTP Looks OK Nats007 16:52, 29 March 2010 (EDT) Need to confirm default FTP for 8.5 (gFTP?) Fixed, thanx! SilverBear
FTP_Server OK JBoman 23:51, 01 April 2010 (CDT) adequate
G4l OK JBoman 22:08, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
General_Knowledge_Database#Emergency_and_Recovery OK JBoman 15:12, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
Getting_and_Installing_MEPIS OK JBoman 23:14, 29 March 2010 (CDT) I see an updated page for this already in the Wiki with 8.5 FAQs that brings it up to date so it needs linked to the new page. Thanks JBoman: got it. SilverBear 17:21, 1 April 2010 (EDT)
GRUB OK JBoman 22:54, 09 April 2010 (CDT) Should possibly link to a GRUB-2 page
Customizing_GRUB OK JBoman 22:55, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Editing_the_GRUB_menu OK JBoman 22:55, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
GRUB_from_command_line OK JBoman 22:56, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Reinstalling_GRUB OK JBoman 22:57, 09 April 2010 (CDT) needs some minor updating
Rustlin'_up_some_GRUB  ?!!? Acesabe 07:44, 26 March 2010 (EDT) hehe - is this really linked in the manual?!
Securing_GRUB OK JBoman 22:58, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Guarddog OK JBoman 15:34, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
Hardware#Printers  ? JBoman 21:56, 05 April 2010 (CDT) This page covers many Peripherals not just printers and the install for Brother, Canon, etc is linked from it.
Increase_Resolution OK JBoman 22:07, 05 April 2010 (CDT)
Install_Brother_Printer_Drivers OK JBoman 22:00, 05 April 2010 (CDT) This article links from the Hardware page.
Install_Canon_ixxx_Printer_Drivers OK JBoman 22:02, 05 April 2010 (CDT) This article links from the hardware page.
Installing_/_Removing_Software OK JBoman 19:12, 07 April 2010 (CDT)
Installing_Software  ? richb 20:05, 29 Mar 2010 (EDT) not sure about Klik in 8.5, made minor changes re kpackage.
Installing_without_a_CD OK JBoman 22:13, 05 April 2010 (CDT)
Iptables  ? JBoman 22:15, 05 April 2010 (CDT) Considering Warrens announcement per Brooko today this will need an overhaul
IRC OK JBoman 22:30, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Jpilot OK Jerry bond 13:37, 30 March 2010 (EDT) SavvyCowgirl already made changes
KDE4_desktop#KDE_4_Desktop_customization OK JBoman 22:18, 09 April 2010 (CDT) Needs some dressing
KDE_file_server OK JBoman 22:19, 09 April 2010 (CDT) sort of outdated with KDE-4
KDEWallet OK SilverBear 21:12, 2 April 2010 (EDT) looks adequate for all versions
Keep#Rdiff-Backup OK JBoman 22:10, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Kernel_headers OK JBoman 22:50, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
Killing_a_runaway_program OK JBoman 15:39, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
Kmail OK JBoman 22:52, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
Kodak_cameras OK JBoman 22:22, 09 April 2010 (CDT) assume ok unsure how current
KTorrent OK JBoman 15:54, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
Kuser OK JBoman 22:40, 29 March 2010 (CDT) Usable, needs 8.5 screenshot
Kwikdisk OK JBoman 22:01, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
LAMP OK JBoman 22:24, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Loading_a_module OK JBoman 22:17, 29 March 2010 (CDT)
LTSP_Server OK Acesabe 07:44, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Marked as 'old'-last attempt to install LTSP on M8.x failed
MEPIS_doesn't_boot_to_graphical_login  ?? Acesabe 07:44, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Shouldn't this page be updated to reflect current live CD Grub options?
Midnight_commander OK SilverBear 21:15, 2 April 2010 (EDT) skimpy but adequate article
Modem#Dialup_Connection OK JBoman 22:26, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Monitor_and_Display_Setup OK Chatan 23:09, 2 April 2010 (EDT) I edited as much as my experience allows :)
Native_wireless_drivers OK JBoman 22:27, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Netbook OK Nats007 13:14, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Should be OK
Network_interface_varies  ? Acesabe 07:44, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Is this still an issue in Mepis 8.5?
NVIDIA_supported_cards OK Acesabe 07:19, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Is there going to be newer version than 185 for 8.5?
NX_Server OK JBoman 22:34, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Onthego OK JBoman 22:35, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
OpenOffice.org OK Nats007 13:25, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Should be OK
PalmOS_devices OK Savvy 23:49, 30 March 2010 (EDT) Took out kpilot, explained support for kpilot dropped & gave ref. Added tip for using Open Office
Partimage OK JBoman 00:22, 02 April 2010 (CDT) updated
Pdf OK JBoman 00:18, 02 April 2010 (CDT) updated
Permissions OK Acesabe 07:44, 26 March 2010 (EDT)
Phone  ? JBoman 22:18, 05 April 2010 (CDT) Opinion...This should be expanded to include VOIP phones.
Pinning_nvidia_drivers  ? Acesabe 07:44, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Should still work
PocketPC_devices stub JBoman 22:24, 05 April 2010 (CDT) Added section from users manual, needs additional formatting
POP3_Server OK JBoman 00:24 02 April 2010 (CDT) adequate
Print_Server OK JBoman 00:26, 02 April 2010 (CDT) adequate
Quanta OK SilverBear 21:19, 2 April 2010 (EDT) good --with slight edit performed.
Reinstalling_X_config_file OK Acesabe 07:46, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Still the same method - page could do with fleshing out+more links
Repartition_your_hard_drive OK Savvy 23:59, 30 March 2010 (EDT)
Replacing_KDM_with_GDM OK AdrianTM 16:41, 29 March 2010 (EDT) Kind of silly piece of info though. AdrianTM 16:41, 29 March 2010 (EDT)
Runlevel OK JBoman 19:05, 07 April 2010 (CDT)
Script OK JBoman 19:07, 07 April 2010 (CDT)
SMTP_Server OK JBoman 23:14, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Smxi#sgfxi OK Acesabe 07:54, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Updated info +links to go to smxi.org
Soundblaster_Extigy OK JBoman 23:15, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Sound_Driver_Database  ? JBoman 23:16, 09 April 2010 (CDT) stub from the wayback machine
Sound_not_working OK JBoman 23:17, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Sources.list_MEPIS_8.0  ?? Acesabe 07:57, 26 March 2010 (EDT) For M8.5 - this will be wrong - should be: Sources.list_MEPIS_8.5
SSHFS OK JBoman 23:18, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Testing_your_hardware_for_problems OK JBoman 23:20, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Trying_MEPIS OK Nats007 13:28, 26 March 2010 (EDT) No change
Tv  ? JBoman 23:44, 09 April 2010 (CDT) Part good part dated
Unstable_Connection OK JBoman 23:45, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Upgrade_vs._dist-upgrade OK Nats007 12:53, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Should aptitude be added?Nats007 12:53, 26 March 2010 (EDT)
I don't think Warren likes it, he said he never uses it and aptitude might do ugly things if users don't know what they are doing. AdrianTM 13:15, 26 March 2010 (EDT)
Useful_links OK Nats007 13:12, 26 March 2010 (EDT) Added 8.5 User Manual link, removed Mepis 7 due to HTTP 404 error.
Using_Ndiswrapper OK JBoman 23:46, 09 April 2010 (CDT) I updated some, but page needs to be rewritten Jerry bond 16:14, 13 April 2010 (EDT)
VirtualBox OK AdrianTM 16:39, 29 March 2010 (EDT)
VNC_Server OK JBoman 21:02, 10 April 2010 (CDT) added 8.5 info
Webcam_Overview OK JBoman 21:08, 10 April 2010 (CDT)
Webmin OK JBoman 15:14, 11 April 2010 (CDT) needs minor 8.5 updates
Web_Server OK Nats007 16:55, 29 March 2010 (EDT) Looks good!
Wep OK JBoman 15:15, 11 April 2010 (CDT) needs minor 8.5 updates
Windows_to_MEPIS OK JBoman 15:16, 11 April 2010 (CDT) needs minor 8.5 updates to "overview" page
Windows_to_MEPIS_migration OK JBoman 15:17, 11 April 2010 (CDT) needs minor 8.5 updates
Wine_setup OK JBoman]] 15:18, 11 April 2010 (CDT) needs minor 8.5 updates
Wireless_connection OK JBoman 15:19, 11 April 2010 (CDT) needs minor 8.5 updates
WPA OK JBoman 15:20, 11 April 2010 (CDT)
XFCE OK Nats007 17:34, 29 March 2010 (EDT) Consolidated and looks good
Xscreensaver OK JBoman 15:21, 11 April 2010 (CDT) needs minor 8.5 updates

Wiki Categories

Check over and see if all the pages that ought to be listed under these cats are in fact listed. Do a search for pages/topics and add the right category at the bottom of the page. If you don't know how, cite the page in the space for Comment and someone will get it.

Wiki topic OK for MEPIS 8.5 Reviewer Comment
Category:Customization
Category:Installation
Category:KDE4
Category:Terminology


Linux software lists

Please check the lists. Do all the links work? If not, can you fix the link? If not, please flag it. Also: note any references to programs that DO NOT play well with Mepis 8.5 that may be in the list, and note them in the Comment space

Wiki topic OK for MEPIS 8.5 Reviewer Comment
Linux_software#Advanced_file_tools OK JBoman 21:40, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#AntiRootKit OK JBoman 21:41, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Backup OK JBoman 21:42, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Browser OK JBoman 21:43, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Business_Management OK JBoman 21:44, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Email OK JBoman 21:45, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Emulation_.26_Compatibility OK JBoman 21:46, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#File_Sharing OK JBoman 21:48, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Firewall OK JBoman 21:49, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#FTP OK JBoman 20:38, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Image_Editors OK JBoman 2039, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Image_Viewers OK JBoman 20:40, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Instant_Messenger OK JBoman 20:41, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#IRC OK JBoman 20:42, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Money_Management OK JBoman 20:43, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Music OK JBoman 20:44, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Music_composer.2Feditors OK JBoman 20:45, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Music_Player OK JBoman 20:46, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Music_Ripper OK JBoman 20:47, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Office_Productivity OK JBoman 20:48, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#PDF OK JBoman 20:49, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Photo OK JBoman 20:50, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Programming OK JBoman 20:51, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Scanner OK JBoman 20:52, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Screen_Saver OK JBoman 20:52, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Text_Editing OK JBoman 20:53, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Utilities OK JBoman 20:54, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Video_Chat OK JBoman 20:55, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Video_Editor OK JBoman 20:56, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Video_Player OK JBoman 20:57, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Video_Recording.2FRipping OK JBoman 20:58, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
Linux_software#Voice_Chat OK JBoman 20:59, 09 April 2010 (CDT)
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