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While professional PC-BSD® support is available from {{citelink|url=http://www.ixsystems.com/support-center/ix/software/pc-bsd.html|txt=iXsystems}}, most users turn to the Internet for help. We are doing our best to make PC-BSD® as easy as possible for newcomers. Should you need help, there are plenty of ways to get in touch with the PC-BSD® community. This section discusses the following help resources:
  
 
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While professional PC-BSD support is available from [http://www.ixsystems.com/ iXsystems], most users turn to the Internet for help. We are doing our best to make PC-BSD as easy as possible for newcomers. Should you need help, there are plenty of ways to get in touch with the PC-BSD community. This section discusses the following help resources:
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* {{local|link=IRC Channel}}
* [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/PC-BSD_Forums PC-BSD Forums]
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* [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/FAQS FAQS]
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* [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/IRC_Channel IRC Channel]
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* [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Mailing_lists Mailing lists]
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* [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/FreeBSD_Handbook_and_FAQ FreeBSD Handbook and FAQ]
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* [http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Forums Forums]
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As your teacher may have told you, "Do or Do Not, there is no try," or more likely, that "there is no such thing as a stupid question." However, there are better ways to ensure that you receive the response you seek and that it will be a productive exchange for all parties involved. The two articles below help to describe how and why it is important to follow certain protocols when requesting help:
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Latest revision as of 02:05, 16 December 2013



While professional PC-BSD® support is available from iXsystems[1], most users turn to the Internet for help. We are doing our best to make PC-BSD® as easy as possible for newcomers. Should you need help, there are plenty of ways to get in touch with the PC-BSD® community. This section discusses the following help resources:

As your teacher may have told you, "Do or Do Not, there is no try," or more likely, that "there is no such thing as a stupid question." However, there are better ways to ensure that you receive the response you seek and that it will be a productive exchange for all parties involved. The two articles below help to describe how and why it is important to follow certain protocols when requesting help:


References


  1. http://www.ixsystems.com/support-center/ix/software/pc-bsd.html
  2. http://divajutta.com/doctormo/foo/ask-smart-questions.pdf
  3. http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
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