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If you see something that needs work, and don't know how to fix it yourself, please add a
 
If you see something that needs work, and don't know how to fix it yourself, please add a
 
comment to the discussion page for the article. This is helpful for those watching the page, to know
 
comment to the discussion page for the article. This is helpful for those watching the page, to know
what the issues are with the page.  To mark a whole page as needing editing help, add the NeedsEditing category
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what the issues are with the page.  To mark a whole page as needing editing help, add the ''NeedsEditing'' category
tag to the page.  To do this, edit the page, and add the following text at the bottom: <nowiki>[[:Category:NeedsEditing]]</nowiki>.
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tag to the page.  To do this, edit the page, and add the following text at the bottom: <nowiki>[[Category:NeedsEditing]]</nowiki>. You can look at the bottom of this page for an example:
  
 
A list of pages that have been flagged as needing editing is at:
 
A list of pages that have been flagged as needing editing is at:
 
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Revision as of 19:42, 24 April 2007

Hi there! I assume you have come to this page because you want to help edit the embedded Linux wiki. Thanks for your interest. Depending on your skill level and available time, there are a number of different things you can do to support this site.

  • Review material
  • Add new material or links to the site
  • Organize material on the site
  • Special projects and sections

Reviewing articles

Flagging material that needs review

One important thing you can do is to mark articles that need attention. This can be deficiencies in style, content or just out of date material. It may be because of a broken link, missing attachment, or some other problem.

If you see something that needs work, and don't know how to fix it yourself, please add a comment to the discussion page for the article. This is helpful for those watching the page, to know what the issues are with the page. To mark a whole page as needing editing help, add the NeedsEditing category tag to the page. To do this, edit the page, and add the following text at the bottom: [[Category:NeedsEditing]]. You can look at the bottom of this page for an example:

A list of pages that have been flagged as needing editing is at: Category:NeedsEditing