How to ask/answer a question

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – There is a venerable old document on how to ask questions ... http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html but I think this forum could use a few more specific rules. [OP=original post ,RP=reply post] For OPs, Look for a solution before creating a thread. Google the specific error message and maybe throw 'fedora' or 'f17' into the search. Search on this forum. It's surprising how often the solution is posted already. Pick a good title; brief, specific, descriptive. BAD: "Yum is broken, "Internet is down", "Can't boot F17" BETTER: "yum upda (HowTos)