On Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 12:13:35 AM UTC+1, Andrew David Wong wrote:
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> On 12/02/16 11:17, Kopimi Security wrote:
> > On Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 12:56:11 AM UTC+1, Andrew David Wong wrote:
> >> Unfortunately, the financial necessity of shifting our priorities to 
> >> commercial
> >> clients will mean that we have less time to work on features that benefit 
> >> the
> >> wider, security-minded open source community, which has been our focus for 
> >> the
> >> past seven years.  This deeply saddens us. (We all use Qubes on our 
> >> personal
> >> computers too!) However, the reality is that ITL can't afford to sustain 
> >> the
> >> open source development of Qubes for much longer. We're running out of 
> >> time.
> >>
> >> In an attempt to keep the open source development of Qubes going, we've 
> >> teamed
> >> up with Open Collective [07], which makes it easier to donate to the Qubes
> >> project.  Now, in addition to our Bitcoin fund [08], we can also accept
> >> donations via credit card. ITL will not benefit from of any of the money 
> >> donated
> >> through Open Collective. Instead, the funds will be paid directly to 
> >> individual
> >> developers who have been hired to work on the open source edition of Qubes.
> > 
> > I'm excited about this, and wish to support Qubes.
> > My first thoughts are "How can Qubes reach a broader community", and "Can 
> > the HOWTO's be made more approachable?".
> > For example, the section 'assigning-devices' on the /doc/, didn't get into 
> > how to actually use a mouse with a sys-usb qube, before at the very end.
> > And there, the way it was written gave the impression of giving the answer 
> > almost as an afterthought, as if it should have been obvious to everybody.
> > As such, it reads as it was written by somebody "too close to the problem".
> > Somebody being so familiar with the system that outsiders' inability to 
> > grasp the "obvious", escapes him. Or her.
> > This is not a unique issue for ITL though, the same problem pops up 
> > everywhere when highly technical minded people try to convey something to 
> > people who just wants to be *users*!
> > 
> > So that's what I'm thinking, maybe it would be good for the 
> > "evangelization" of Qubes to make some very simple, brief, and to-the-point 
> > videos and howto's?
> > 
> Yes, certainly. Would you be willing to help us with that? :)

Would it be okay if I started with some of the /doc/-articles?
I've noticed that some of them could benefit from an update, as an example the 
one on Kali (https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/pentesting/kali/).

Please let me know if this is something that I could help out with.

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