Newbie Corner
Assumption <ul><li>Totally new to linux
GUI user
Use linux as desktop
(from survey done previously on links) </li></ul>
What will be covered <ul><li>Basic of using linux Desktop
Basic Task when using linux
Basic application, ie, text editor, multimedia
For everything else, you can asked during the hands on session </li></ul>
Gnome Desktop <ul><li>The linux desktop, is called Desktop Environment,
And there is a few, KDE is another one </li></ul>
Installation(software) <ul><li>We use package manager
Rarely we have to download from the web via the browser
The story of compiling software, it is old history, rarely done in desktop,
Demo on synaptic and PackageKit </li></ul>
Open Office <ul><li>The de facto standard on Open Source office suites.
Open almost all office format.
Do almost what ms office does
And can save in .doc </li></ul>
GIMP <ul><li>A replacement of Photoshop
Demo </li></ul>
Other Useful app <ul><li>F-Spot
Gstreamer
VLC
Rhythmbox </li></ul>
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introduction to linux desktop draft 5

  1. 1. Newbie Corner
  2. 2. Assumption <ul><li>Totally new to linux
  3. 3. GUI user
  4. 4. Use linux as desktop
  5. 5. (from survey done previously on links) </li></ul>
  6. 6. What will be covered <ul><li>Basic of using linux Desktop
  7. 7. Basic Task when using linux
  8. 8. Basic application, ie, text editor, multimedia
  9. 9. For everything else, you can asked during the hands on session </li></ul>
  10. 10. Gnome Desktop <ul><li>The linux desktop, is called Desktop Environment,
  11. 11. And there is a few, KDE is another one </li></ul>
  12. 12. Installation(software) <ul><li>We use package manager
  13. 13. Rarely we have to download from the web via the browser
  14. 14. The story of compiling software, it is old history, rarely done in desktop,
  15. 15. Demo on synaptic and PackageKit </li></ul>
  16. 16. Open Office <ul><li>The de facto standard on Open Source office suites.
  17. 17. Open almost all office format.
  18. 18. Do almost what ms office does
  19. 19. And can save in .doc </li></ul>
  20. 20. GIMP <ul><li>A replacement of Photoshop
  21. 21. Demo </li></ul>
  22. 22. Other Useful app <ul><li>F-Spot
  23. 23. Gstreamer
  24. 24. VLC
  25. 25. Rhythmbox </li></ul>
  26. 26. When everything Fails <ul><li>Wine is the solution
  27. 27. But not all apps works.
  28. 28. Know to work software. </li></ul>

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