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Needs Guide (in PDF format) for Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron Server

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Hi friends !

I am exploring Ubuntu. Long before one Ubuntu guy gave me Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Dapper Drake Server Guide in PDF format. But now, I want to explore latest Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron Server and I am looking for a PDF guide that I can download and print.

I am failing to get the guide in PDF format. I searched Ubuntu and also other sites but I don't know how to get it.

Regards.
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Ubuntu has never built a pdf for Hardy. You have a couple of choices:

- official documentation (browseable on the web): https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/serverguide/C/index.html
  You can save a local copy of all pages with this command:
wget -m -k -np -w 20 --no-check-certificate https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/serverguide/C/


- download a pdf here (needs to register): http://www.pdfoo.com/linux/119-16509-pdf.html
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Thanks for your comment.

Well...I registered on "www.pdfoo.com" but found that the link: http://www.pdfoo.com/linux/119-16509-pdf.html is NOT for a complete pdf for Hardy Server (It is just 6 pages manual)

For your first suggestion, let me apply it in practical and I will soon let you know about the experience and troubles if I face.

Regards.
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Hi fmarzocca !

Sorry for not being on the discussion for so long. I was sick and was not on my work. Now, I have come back and working on your suggestion.

Please give me sometime to explore it and I will soon let you know about my experience.

Regards.
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no prob...
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Hi !

I am back on the discussion. I applied your tips and noticed that it worked. I mean I could see the messages that the files (.html) are being downloaded on the Ubuntu Desktop PC (from the site). BUT...I failed to locate the location of the downloaded files. Means I am not knowing where it is downloading those html files ?

Again sorry for not replying instantly because these days there are two main reason. First I am not feeling well and another internet is also not regular at my place.

Regards.
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The files are located in the folder from which you have launched wget command.
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Yes...I could see all the files there in the said location.

Well...give me last favor. This seemed to me a very useful command. If possible, please explain me the structure of this "wget" command, its attributes (-m. -k, -np, what they stand for) and the parameters this command accepts.

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That's a matter of another issue. Anyway, wget has a nice manual. Type this in a terminal:

man wget

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Thank you for being part of this discussion and assisting me.

Regards.
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