Welcome to the IPFire Wiki

This wiki is a community-maintained resource about everything there is to know about IPFire. Join us and help us improving it!

Looking for something?

Use the search and find answers to everything about IPFire. If you cannot find what you are looking for, join our community and talk to fellow IPFire users, developers and everybody else involved in the project.

IPFire Community

Differences in Revisions: docs

Older Revision
August 21 at 8:59 pm
»
old and unreferenced
# The IPFire Documentation Project
 
 
## Who are we?
The **IPFire Documentation Project** takes care of several text parts of the distribution. Since this is a german project, a lot of users write new ideas and how-tos in german for the wiki. We try to translate them also to english cause people from other countries uses the english part as a template for other languages. So it would be a great support if people with other native languages (above all, english) should take part in the team.
 
Current [coordinator](./coordinator): ---
 
For help, discussions and organization about this topic the Documentation mailing list [](documentation@lists.ipfire.org) ([link to subscribe](http://lists.ipfire.org/mailman/listinfo/documentation )) are our platform.
 
 
## What do we do?
* Keep the documentation about IPFire itself up.
* Primary targets are the english wiki to keep the knowledge transfer for other languages easy.
* There are a lot of addons, we try to document them step by step. A list can be found [here](/addons).
* Give some older wikis new structures so that the amount of information (which is increasing) should be easier to find.
* Extracting knowledge from the forum to the wiki to keep new community know-how.
* Write complex ideas as a handout for developers.
 
### Skills you have or want to learn
* Writing texts and improving grammar.
* Native speaker for especially English/American but also French, Spanish, Indonesian, Danish and Russian.
* Deeper knowledge of IPFire itself and pleasure of testing new wiki sections of their functionality.
* Verbalize complex ideas
 
### Tasks that fit
* Documentation/Wiki
* Documentation of process
* News/Release notes
 
### Workflow
We work on the documentation by strictly following our [](./workflow). This helps us to keep a certain level of quality in everything that is written on this wiki.
 
### Wiki guideline
IPFire has a few guidelines of how articles should looks like. These guidelines should be used to find a practical way of how to work with another.
 
* [](/projects/docs/basic_documentation_guidelines)
* Markdown [](/wiki/syntax)