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authorNils Gillmann <ng0@n0.is>2018-10-10 06:47:47 +0000
committerNils Gillmann <ng0@n0.is>2018-10-10 06:47:47 +0000
commit552cb91724fe714ca989959f84346884d1770e3d (patch)
tree234ced116fa77f67992e8177df780c25e4a56526 /doc/documentation
parent697b2ed1273cefc78d2068a6425830935a9f9f22 (diff)
installation: likewise.
Signed-off-by: Nils Gillmann <ng0@n0.is>
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diff --git a/doc/documentation/chapters/installation.texi b/doc/documentation/chapters/installation.texi
index 559a97f96..6bf67ee97 100644
--- a/doc/documentation/chapters/installation.texi
+++ b/doc/documentation/chapters/installation.texi
@@ -224,8 +224,9 @@ This section describes a quick, casual way to check if your GNUnet
installation works. However, if it does not, we do not cover
steps for recovery --- for this, please study the instructions
provided in the developer handbook as well as the system-specific
-instruction in the source code repository@footnote{The system specific
-instructions are not provided as part of this handbook!}.
+instruction in the source code repository.
+Please note that the system specific instructions are not provided
+as part of this handbook!.
@menu
@@ -258,19 +259,16 @@ Currently these interfaces cover:
@subsection Statistics
@c %**end of header
-First, you should launch GNUnet gtk@footnote{Obviously you should also
-start gnunet, via gnunet-arm or the system provided method}.
+We assume that you have started gnunet via @code{gnunet-arm} or via your
+system-provided method for starting services.
+First, you should launch GNUnet gtk.
You can do this from the command-line by typing
@example
gnunet-statistics-gtk
@end example
-If your peer@footnote{The term ``peer'' is a common word used in
-federated and distributed networks to describe a participating device
-which is connected to the network. Thus, your Personal Computer or
-whatever it is you are looking at the Gtk+ interface describes a
-``Peer'' or a ``Node''.} is running correctly, you should see a bunch
+If your peer is running correctly, you should see a bunch
of lines, all of which should be ``significantly'' above zero (at
least if your peer has been running for more than a few seconds). The
lines indicate how many other peers your peer is connected to (via
@@ -284,6 +282,12 @@ of storage available and used by your peer. Note that "Traffic" is
plotted cumulatively, so you should see a strict upwards trend in the
traffic.
+The term ``peer'' is a common word used in
+federated and distributed networks to describe a participating device
+which is connected to the network. Thus, your Personal Computer or
+whatever it is you are looking at the Gtk+ interface describes a
+``Peer'' or a ``Node''.
+
@node Peer Information
@subsection Peer Information
@c %**end of header
@@ -1240,13 +1244,15 @@ ProxyPassReverse https://gnunet.foo.org:4433/
@noindent
More information about the apache mod_proxy configuration can be found
-in the Apache documentation@footnote{@uref{http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_proxy.html#proxypass, http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_proxy.html#proxypass}}
+in the
+@uref{http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_proxy.html#proxypass, Apache documentation}.
@node Reverse Proxy - Configure your nginx HTTPS webserver
@subsubsection Reverse Proxy - Configure your nginx HTTPS webserver
Since nginx does not support chunked encoding, you first of all have to
-install the @code{chunkin} module@footnote{@uref{http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpChunkinModule, http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpChunkinModule}}
+install the @code{chunkin}
+@uref{http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpChunkinModule, module}.
To enable chunkin add:
@@ -1491,7 +1497,7 @@ sections.
@subsubsection Configuring the GNS nsswitch plugin
The Name Service Switch (NSS) is a facility in Unix-like operating systems
-@footnote{More accurate: NSS is a functionality of the GNU C Library}
+(in most cases provided by the GNU C Library)
that provides a variety of sources for common configuration databases and
name resolution mechanisms.
A superuser (system administrator) usually configures the