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== Getting started ==
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==Welcome on the free astronomy wiki==
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* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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''Free'' as in [http://www.gnu.org free software], meaning that it's free of charges, open source, and well documented.
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Free software for astronomy is discussed and documented, whether they are related to [[Telescope Control:Main|telescope control]], [[Cartography:Main|cartography]], or [[Image Processing:Main|image processing]].
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[[Hardware compatibility list]] is kept up-to-date by free software users.
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[[Protocols]] are documented or reverse-engineered in order to develop software for not yet supported devices.

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Welcome on the free astronomy wiki

Free as in free software, meaning that it's free of charges, open source, and well documented.

Free software for astronomy is discussed and documented, whether they are related to telescope control, cartography, or image processing.

Hardware compatibility list is kept up-to-date by free software users.

Protocols are documented or reverse-engineered in order to develop software for not yet supported devices.