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Ubuntu Desktop TrainingTable of ContentsCourse Overview1. Target Audience and Pre-requisites2. Student Responsibilities3. Ubuntu Session Plan4. Instructor Responsibilities4.1. Pre-Training Preparation/Checks4.2. Instructional Methods4.3. Instructional Tips/Guidelines4.4. Lecture Components4.5. Introduction4.6. Context Setting4.7. Main Body5. SummaryChapter 1. Introducing Ubuntu1.1. About Open Source1.2. Free Software Movement, Open Source and Linux1.2.1. The Free Software Movement1.2.2. The Open Source Movement and Linux1.3. About Ubuntu1.3.1. The Ubuntu Promise1.3.2. Ubuntu Versions1.3.3. Ubuntu Derivatives1.3.4. Ubuntu Development and the Community1.4. Ubuntu and Microsoft Windows: Key Differences1.4.1. Installation1.4.2. Applications1.5. Lesson Summary1.6. Review ExerciseChapter 2. Exploring the Ubuntu Desktop2.1. Ubuntu Desktop Components2.2. Changing the Default Language2.3. User Accounts and Fast User Switching2.4. Adding/Removing Applications2.5. Desktop Effects - Compiz Fusion2.6. Lesson Summary2.7. Review Exercise2.8. Lab ExerciseChapter 3. Using the Internet3.1. Connecting to and Using the Internet3.1.1. Network Manager3.1.2. Using a Cable Connection3.1.3. Using a Wireless Card3.1.4. Using a Dial-up Connection3.2. Browsing the Web3.3. Using an RSS feed reader3.3.1. Liferea Newsreader3.4. Sending and Receiving E-Mail Messages3.4.1. Using Evolution Mail3.4.2. Using an Alternative E-Mail Client3.5. Instant Messaging3.6. Making Phone Calls Using Softphones3.6.1. Using Ekiga3.6.2. Skype3.7. Lesson Summary3.8. Review Exercise3.9. Lab ExerciseChapter 4. Using OpenOffice.org Applications4.1. Introducing the OpenOffice.org Suite4.1.1. OpenOffice.org Writer4.1.2. OpenOffice.org Calc4.1.3. OpenOffice.org Impress4.1.4. OpenOffice.org Base4.1.5. OpenOffice.org Draw4.1.6. OpenOffice.org Math4.2. Using OpenOffice.org Writer4.2.1. Key Features of OpenOffice.org Writer4.2.2. Performing Basic Word-Processing Tasks4.3. Using OpenOffice.org Calc4.3.1. Key Features of OpenOffice.org Calc4.3.2. Performing Basic Spreadsheet Tasks4.4. Using OpenOffice.org Impress4.4.1. Key Features of OpenOffice.org Impress4.4.2. Creating Multi-Media Presentations4.5. Using OpenOffice.org Draw4.5.1. Key Features of OpenOffice.org Draw4.5.2. Performing Basic Drawing Operations4.6. Using OpenOffice.org Math4.6.1. Key Features of OpenOffice.org Math4.6.2. Creating and Editing Formulae4.7. Additional Applications4.7.1. GnuCash Accounting4.8. Lesson Summary4.9. Review Exercise4.10. Lab ExerciseChapter 5. Ubuntu and Games5.1. Installing Games on Ubuntu5.1.1. Installing a Game from a Repository5.2. Playing Ubuntu Games5.2.1. Playing Frozen-Bubble5.2.2. Playing PlanetPenguin Racer5.3. Playing Other Popular Games5.3.1. Installing Wine5.3.2. Playing a Microsoft Windows Game on Ubuntu5.4. Lesson Summary5.5. Review Exercise5.6. Lab ExerciseChapter 6. Customising the Desktop and Applications6.1. Customising the Desktop6.1.1. Changing the Desktop Background6.1.2. Customising the Desktop Theme6.1.3. Customising a Screensaver6.1.4. Customising the Screen Resolution6.2. 3D Effects6.3. Working with Files Using Nautilus6.3.1. Features of Nautilus6.3.2. Nautilus6.4. Package Managers6.4.1. Types of Package Managers6.5. Using Add/Remove Applications6.6. Using Synaptic Package Manager6.7. Installing a Single Package File6.7.1. Installing/Uninstalling Debian Packages6.8. Software Repositories6.8.1. Software Repository Categories6.9. Adding New Language Settings6.10. Lesson Summary6.11. Review Exercise6.12. Lab ExerciseChapter 7. Managing Graphics and Photos7.1. Introducing Graphics Applications7.2. Viewing and Managing Photos with F-Spot7.2.1. Importing Photos in F-Spot7.2.2. Viewing Photos7.2.3. Organising Photos7.2.4. Removing Red Eye7.3. The GIMP7.4. Drawing with Inkscape7.4.1. Installing Inkscape7.4.2. Creating Vector Graphic Images Using InkScape7.5. Using a Scanner7.5.1. Checking Scanner Compatibility7.5.2. Scanning an Image7.6. Lesson Summary7.7. Review Exercise7.8. Lab ExerciseChapter 8. Playing Music and Videos8.1. Legal Restrictions8.2. Playing Music Files8.2.1. Playing Music using Rhythmbox8.3. Playing and Extracting Audio CDs8.3.1. Playing Audio CDs8.3.2. Extracting Audio CDs8.4. Burning Audio CDs8.5. Proprietary Multimedia Formats8.6. Using an iPod8.6.1. Playing Music Using an iPod8.7. Creating and Editing Audio Files8.7.1. Creating Audio Files8.7.2. Editing Audio Files8.8. Playing DVDs8.8.1. Playing DVDs in Totem Movie Player8.8.2. Backing up DVDs8.9. Playing Online Media8.9.1. Watching Videos in a Web Browser8.10. Editing Videos8.10.1. Editing videos using Pitivi video editor8.11. Lesson Summary8.12. Review Exercise8.13. Lab ExerciseChapter 9. Ubuntu Help and Support9.1. Introduction9.2. System Documentation9.3. Online Documentation9.4. Community Support9.4.1. Mailing Lists9.4.2. Web Forums9.4.3. IRC Channels9.4.4. LoCo Teams9.4.5. The Ubuntu Team Wiki9.5. Launchpad9.5.1. Launchpad Technical Answers9.5.2. Launchpad Bug Tracker: Malone9.5.3. Shipit9.6. The Fridge9.7. Commercial Support9.7.1. Professional Support Services from Canonical9.7.2. The Canonical Marketplace9.8. Lesson Summary9.9. Review ExerciseChapter 10. Partitioning and Booting10.1. What is Partitioning10.2. Creating a Partition10.2.1. Installing GParted by Using Synaptic Package Manager10.2.2. Partitioning Using GParted10.3. Boot-up Options10.3.1. Running a System Command Automatically at Start-Up10.3.2. Changing the Default Operating System at Boot10.3.3. Configuring Start-Up Services10.4. Lesson Summary10.5. Review Exercise10.6. Lab ExerciseAppendix A. Review Exercise AnswersA.1. Chapter 1. Review ExerciseA.2. Chapter 2. Review ExerciseA.3. Chapter 3. Review ExerciseA.4. Chapter 4. Review ExerciseA.5. Chapter 5. Review ExerciseA.6. Chapter 6. Review ExerciseA.7. Chapter 7. Review ExerciseA.8. Chapter 8. Review ExerciseA.9. Chapter 9. Review ExerciseA.10. Chapter 10. Review Exercise

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