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    SGI misc Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This is one of the Silicon Graphics FAQ series, which consists of:

    SGI admin FAQ - IRIX system administration
    SGI apps FAQ - Applications and miscellaneous programming
    SGI audio FAQ - Audio applications and programming
    SGI diffs FAQ - Changes to the other FAQs since the last posting
    SGI graphics FAQ - Graphics and user environment customization
    SGI hardware FAQ - Hardware
    SGI impressario FAQ - IRIS Impressario
    SGI inventor FAQ - IRIS Inventor
    SGI misc FAQ - Introduction & miscellaneous information
    SGI movie FAQ - Movies
    SGI performer FAQ - IRIS Performer
    SGI pointer FAQ - Pointer to the other FAQs
    SGI security FAQ - IRIX security

Read the misc FAQ for information about the FAQs themselves. Each FAQ is
posted to comp.sys.sgi.misc and to the  and 
newsgroups (whose purpose is to store FAQs) twice per month. If you
can't find one of the FAQs with your news program, you can get it from

    ftp://viz.tamu.edu/pub/sgi/faq/
    ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/sgi/faq/

(rtfm.mit.edu is home to many other FAQs and informational documents,
and is a good place to look if you can't find an answer here.) The FAQs
are on the World Wide Web at

    http://www-viz.tamu.edu/~sgi-faq/

If you can't use FTP or WWW, send mail to mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu with
the word 'help' on a line by itself in the text, and it will send you a
document describing how to get files from rtfm.mit.edu by mail. Send the
command 'send usenet/news.answers/sgi/faq/misc' to get the SGI misc FAQ,
and similarly for the other FAQs. Send the command 'send
usenet/news.answers/internet-services/access-via-email' to get the
"Accessing the Internet by E-Mail FAQ".

You may distribute the SGI FAQs freely and we encourage you to do so.
However, you must keep them intact, including headers and this notice,
and you must not charge for or profit from them. Contact us for other
arrangements. We can't be responsible for copies of the SGI FAQs at
sites which we do not control, and copies published on paper or CD-ROM
are certain to be out of date. The contents are accurate as far as we
know, but the usual disclaimers apply. Send additions and changes to
sgi-faq@viz.tamu.edu.

Topics covered in this FAQ:
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   -1- How can I quickly find the information I want in the SGI FAQs?
   -2- What about the SGI FAQs and the World Wide Web?
   -3- With what version(s) of IRIX do the SGI FAQs deal?
   -4- What about material which doesn't fit in the FAQs?
   -5- What are the comp.sys.sgi.* newsgroups?
   -6- What about comp.sys.sgi.marketplace?
   -7- Are the SGI newsgroups archived?
   -8- What are some related newsgroups?
   -9- What are the info-iris-* mailing lists?
  -10- What are some related mailing lists?
  -11- What are some related WWW pages?
  -12- What are some related network-accessible documents?
  -13- What number do I call for information about SGI products?
  -14- What number do I call for technical support from SGI?
  -15- What about SGI-related publications?
  -16- What is the current release of ...
  -17- What is the current release of IRIX for my machine?
  -18- When will the next release(s) of IRIX be out?
  -19- How can I get lists of known bugs, lists of patches, and/or the
       patches themselves?
  -20- What's the best newsgroup in which to complain to SGI?
  -21- Wouldn't Nextstep be great on SGIs?
  -22- Can I run Windows NT on my Indigo or Indy?
  -23- Credits

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