Debian Documentation Project

The Debian Documentation Project was formed to coordinate and unify all efforts to write more and better documentation for the Debian system.

DDP Work

Documentation Policy

  • Manual licenses comply with DFSG.
  • We use Docbook XML for our documents.
  • The sources should be at
  •<manual-name> will be the official URL
  • Every document should be actively maintained.
  • Please ask on debian-doc if you like to write a new document

Git Access

Problematic manuals

In addition to the normally advertized manuals, we maintain the following manuals that are problematic in one way or another, so we can't recommend them to all users. Caveat emptor.