Where can I find information about Silicon Graphics (SGI) systems and software?
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A wide variety of topics are covered in a series of FAQ lists for SGI computers. FAQ lists are available for the following categories:
|SGI admin||IRIX system administration|
|SGI apps||Applications and miscellaneous programming|
|SGI audio||Audio applications and programming|
|SGI graphics||Graphics and user environment customization|
|SGI impressario||IRIS Impressario|
|SGI inventor||IRIS Inventor|
|SGI misc||Introduction and miscellaneous information|
|SGI performer||IRIS Performer|
|SGI pointer||Pointer to the other FAQs|
|SGI security||System security information|
Read the SGI misc FAQ for information about the FAQs themselves. Each
FAQ is posted to the
comp.sys.sgi.misc , the
news.answers , and
newsgroups (whose purpose is to store FAQs) twice per
You can also read these documents online with your web browser at:http://www.faqs.org/faqs/sgi/faq/
Also, several Usenet newsgroups discuss SGI systems:comp.sys.sgi.misc comp.sys.sgi.hardware comp.sys.sgi.admin comp.sys.sgi.announce comp.sys.sgi.apps comp.sys.sgi.audio comp.sys.sgi.bugs comp.sys.sgi.graphics comp.sys.sgi.marketplace
Last modified on February 19, 2013.