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Installation and configuration

Mac OS X
Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista
Debian, Ubuntu

This section provides some guidelines on how to install and configure BoostBook and Quickbook under several operating systems.

Before continuing, it is very important that you keep this in mind: if you try to build some documents and the process breaks due to misconfiguration, be absolutely sure to delete any bin and bin.v2 directories generated by the build before trying again. Otherwise your configuration fixes will not take any effect.