Ubuntu Desktop Training Course

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Ubuntu Desktop

This course was very valuable to me as it balanced learning specific tasks, with understanding potential and context. Trainer created a great environment - both relaxed enough and rigorous enough for productive learning.

 

Rachel Lewsley - NEAFC

Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code

ubtdt

Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Participants should be familiar with a operation system (like Windows or other distribution of Linux) and understand a concept of a file, directory, application, etc...

Overview Overview

This course has been prepared for people who want to know how to use Ubuntu Desktop for everyday work. This course explains how to manage your files, install and configure your devices, send emails, browse internet and use the full power of GNU/Linux operating system.

Course Outline Course Outline

Linux, Distributions and Ubuntu

  • What is Linux?
  • What is Ubuntu?
  • What versions of Ubuntu are available?
  • Is Ubuntu free?

Know your Environment, Gnome

  • Configuring Appearance
  • Visual Effects with Ubuntu
  • Input devices settings
  • Sound configuration
  • Network configuration
  • Monitoring your resources
  • Reading Log files

Installing and Removing Software

  • Browsing staggering catalogue of applications
  • Installing software
  • Upgrading selected application
  • Removing software
  • Upgrading the system
  • Upgrading distribution

Sharing Desktop with Others

  • Vino and other VNC clients and servers
  • Remote control of your computer

OpenOffice

  • Editing documents with OpenOffice writer
  • Using OpenOffice Calc
  • Note taking through Tomboy

Emails, Calendars, Contacts and Tasks

  • Using Evolution
  • Configuring email settings
  • Creating calendars
  • Using Web Calendars (Like Google Calendar, Ical, WebDav, etc...)
  • Synchronizing your emails and calendar with mobile devices
  • Instant messaging with Pidgin IM

WebBrowsing

  • Configuring Firefox
  • Bookmarks and history
  • Spell checker
  • Add-ons and plug-ins

Photos and Images

  • Organizing your images with F-spot manager
  • Editing pictures with Gimp

Music and Video

  • Playing DVD's
  • Access (truly) free music store
  • DRM and Ubuntu

Running Windows Applications

  • Using windows emulator (wine) to run your Windows applications
  • How to run Windows inside Linux

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $2640
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Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
From $2640
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Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $1790
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SelfStudy SelfStudy
Self-study courses allow you to learn at your own pace on your own time. There is no live instructor involved. The participants use recorded video, quizzes and reading at their own convenience.
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Classroom Private Remote
1 $2640 $2640 $1790
2 $1565 $1515 $1090
3 $1207 $1140 $857
4 $1028 $953 $740
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
CO, Denver - Denver PlaceWed, Jul 13 2016, 9:30 am$1790 / $3140
CT, East Berlin - East BerlinWed, Jul 13 2016, 9:30 am$1790 / $3090
MN, Eagan - Grand Oak IWed, Jul 13 2016, 9:30 am$1790 / $3110
NJ, Princeton - Overlook Business CenterWed, Jul 13 2016, 9:30 am$1790 / $3340
Stamford CT - DowntownWed, Jul 13 2016, 9:30 am$1790 / $2940

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