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Answering questions of Debian users on various support channels

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When you start your journey with Debian, you tend to have lots of questions. You’ll find some answers in various documentations but there always are remaining questions. Those can be asked on various support channels:

on mailing lists ( for the English-speaking one);
on IRC (channel #debian on;
on questions & answers websites like;
on web forums like;
on every other places where Debian users hang out together (on a booth during a conference, during an install party of a Linux User Group, etc.).

Those are the places where you can also start your journey as a Debian contributor… instead of asking questions, you just have to answer questions of other users! Let me share some advice if you want to do some user support.

User support is difficult…

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