No liability for the contents of this documents can be accepted. Use the concepts, examples and other content at your own risk. As this is a new edition of this document, there may be errors and inaccuracies, that may of course be damaging to your system. Proceed with caution, and although this is highly unlikely, I don't take any responsibility for that.
Also bear in mind that this is NOT official information. Much content in this document are assumptions, which appear to work for people. Use the information at your own risk.
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Following translations of the DHCP mini-HOWTO are available:
Japanese - http://www.linux.or.jp/JF/JFdocs/DHCP.html
Spanish - ftp://cuates.pue.upaep.mx/pub/linux/LuCAS/DHCP-mini-Como/
Permission is hereby granted to all individuals who want to translate the document into their own language. I would only ask that you provide a link back to this document and inform me of a URL to your translation so I can include a link to it.
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This document has been modified from the original version by Paul Makeev.
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