What Mailing Lists Are There?
The Linux developers now mainly use the Majordomo server at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Send a message with the word "lists"
(without the quotes) in the body to get a list of lists there. Add a
line with the word, "help," to get the standard Majordomo help file
that lists instructions for subscribing and unsubscribing to the
Currently, the kernel list is archived at:
Please do not post off-topic material to the mailing lists. Most of
them are used by Linux developers to talk about technical issues and
future developments. They are not intended for new users' questions,
advertisements, or public postings that are not directly related to
the mailing list's subject matter. Comp.os.linux.announce is the place
for all public announcements. This is a common Internet policy. If you
don't observe this guideline, there's a good chance that you'll be
There is a linux-newbie list where, "no question is too stupid."
Unfortunately, it seems that few experienced users read that list, and
it has very low volume.
There are numerous Linux related mailing lists at
http://www.onelist.com/. Go to the categories page and choose "Linux."
There are also mailing list subscription links at:
The Mailing Lists Available in Usenet page is: http://paml.net/. The
list information is also on: ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/, and is posted to the
groups: news.announce.newgroups, news.lists, and news.groups, among