Note: the following instructions assume that you are connected to the Internet and that you have both the main and universe package repositories enabled. All unix shell commands are assumed to be running from your home directory ($HOME). Finally, any command that begins with sudo assums that you have administrative rights on your machine. If you do not — please ask your system administrator about installing the software you need.
This book is free as in freedom, which means you have the right to modify it to suite your needs, and to redistribute your modifications so that our whole community can benefit.
That freedom lacks meaning, however, if you the tools needed to make a custom version or to contribute corrections and additions are not within your reach. This appendix attempts to put those tools in your hands.
The source code is located on the Launchpad website at http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~thinkcspy/thinkcspy/english2e/files.
The easiest way to get the source code on an Ubuntu 9.10 computer is:
The last command above will download the book source from Launchpad into a directory named thinkcspy which contains the Sphinx source and configuration information needed to build the book.
To generate the html version of the book:
The last command will run sphinx and create a directory named build containing the html verion of the text.