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<big>'''FAQ''' </big><br>Here are answers to some common questions about Kiwix:
 
*Why is Kiwix not available for PPC Macs?
 
*Why is Kiwix not available for PPC Macs?
 
*Where can I find new content?
 
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<big>'''Where to start from?''' </big><br>
 
<big>'''Where to start from?''' </big><br>
 
Kiwix is generally distributed and bundled with a content package. This package may be the content from Wikipedia, Ubuntu documentation or any other online contents been build for Kiwix.<br>
 
Kiwix is generally distributed and bundled with a content package. This package may be the content from Wikipedia, Ubuntu documentation or any other online contents been build for Kiwix.<br>
You'll see the '''Help page''' (the current page) after launching Kiwix and at the program start-up, unless you have installed a content package before which in that case you should see the content's '''default page'''.<br>
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You'll see the '''Help page''' (the current page) after launching Kiwix and at the program start-up, unless you have installed a content package before, which in that case you should see the content's '''default page'''.<br>
 
Kiwix content packages, called '''''ZIM files''''', are not belonged to Kiwix. ZIM file format has been created by the [http://openzim.org OpenZIM project], but Kiwix focuses on the offline content of Wikipedia and you can see the more information about the ZIM files of Wikipedia in '''[[Wikipedia in all languages|this page]]'''.
 
Kiwix content packages, called '''''ZIM files''''', are not belonged to Kiwix. ZIM file format has been created by the [http://openzim.org OpenZIM project], but Kiwix focuses on the offline content of Wikipedia and you can see the more information about the ZIM files of Wikipedia in '''[[Wikipedia in all languages|this page]]'''.
 
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Revision as of 10:31, 10 March 2013

Welcome to Kiwix!
What do you need help with?

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What is Kiwix?
Kiwix allows you to enjoy a lot of different web content offline and without any access to internet. It's a software especially intended to make Wikipedia available without internet, but it is potentially suitable for all HTML content.
Kiwix is a Free Software licensed under the GPL3 which means you can freely distribute and share it with other people.
More information

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FAQ
Here are answers to some common questions about Kiwix:

  • Why is Kiwix not available for PPC Macs?
  • Where can I find new content?
  • Is it possible to update a ZIM file?
  • How can I build a ZIM file by myself?
  • And more questions ...

Click to see the answers

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Technical support

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User guide
Kiwix is a user-friendly software ...

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Contact us!

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