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Up and Running with Ubuntu Desktop Linux

Course Summary

Learn how to install and set up Ubuntu as your main operating system or on a virtual machine, navigate the desktop, and work with popular Linux desktop programs.     


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    Course Syllabus

    Introduction
       Welcome 
       What you should know before starting this course 
       Using the exercise files 
    1. Getting Started with Ubuntu
       Introducing Ubuntu 
       Getting Ubuntu 
       Installing Ubuntu in a virtual machine 
       Creating an Ubuntu installer 
       Booting a computer from USB or optical disc 
       Using a portable Ubuntu Live Disk 
       Installing Ubuntu as the only operating system 
       Exploring advanced installation options 
    2. Using Ubuntu Desktop
       Navigating the Unity Dash 
       Working with the launcher and applications 
       Exploring the account-specific settings 
       Exploring the hardware and system settings 
       Updating the installed software 
       Understanding the Linux file structure 
    3. Common Tasks and Actions on the Desktop
       Working with files and folders 
       Using files on external storage devices 
       Installing new software from the Ubuntu Software Center 
       Browsing the web 
       Creating documents, spreadsheets, and presentations 
       Listening to audio in Rhythmbox 
       Working with photos in Shotwell 
       Using the Thunderbird email client 
    4. Managing Your Linux Computer
       Backing up your data 
       Adding another user 
       Sharing files with others 
       Sharing files on a network 
       Finding out what's going on behind the scenes 
       Working with the command line 
    Conclusion
       Next steps 
     

     


Course Fee:
USD 25

Course Type:

Self-Study

Course Status:

Active

Workload:

2 - 3 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Networks & IT Infrastructure and Operating Systems Community

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