Task-help is a type of help document focussed at new users (new users and those not interested in learning the details and specifics of the operating system operation.
At the moment there is a lack of documents of this type. The existing document types (HOWTOs, man, info, application-specific, etc.) are not written for new users, and are often cryptic or require a knowledge of the operating system that new users do not have.
A complete set of requirements has not been developed. Some of the possible requirements for task-help are:
Currently there is no set format for writing task-help. See the samples section (below) for some possibilities.
At this point there have been no task-help documents specifically written for the SEUL system. Some files have been written for other desktops, however. Press here to see them.
Following is a list of topics which may be needed for a task-help system. Note that no task-help files have been written for the SEUL as of yet. As topics are covered, they will be marked as completed.
Some documents have been written for (potentially) non-SEUL systems. These files may be found here. Some are also displayed below. Included in the table below are documents written for GNOME, KDE and FVWM2. Note that GNOME is currently the desktop chosen by SEUL
ApplicationsNote: Whenever possible the actual program which performs the tasks are listed in the applicable category.
Distribution SpecificNote: Whenever possible the actual program which performs the tasks are listed in the applicable category.
UnclassifiedNote: It is unsure at this point under which of the above categories (or new category) the following should belong. Obviously most will eventually make it into the Application section, however the specifics have not been determined yet.