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== Looking For Help Online ==
The Ubuntu North Carolina team is committed in helping you find answers!
== North Carolina Community Support ==
The Ubuntu North Carolina team is committed in helping you find answers!<<BR>>
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   * There is a Team mailing list; you can post questions there after [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-us-nc | subscribing]].
 * The Team has a dedicated [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat | IRC]] channel on the [[http://freenode.net | Freenode]] network.
  * Good information on using the XChat client can be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XChatHowto
  * A Forum [[http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1361733 | post]] from internalkernal covers connecting to the Team IRC channel using Pidgin.
  * A blog [[http://www.markthecarp.net/2010/01/emapthy-how-to.html | post]] from _marx_ contains a brief video on using Empathy to connect to the team channel.
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If you want instant chat/IRC support, please follow these instructions. You must already have Ubuntu installed.
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 7. Ask away!

Welcome New User To Ubuntu!

There are plenty of places you, as a user, can find help, from adding your printer to installing new applications.

The first place you can look is the help file on your copy of Ubuntu.

  • From the menu at the top of the screen, click on System > Help.

  • In the search field, type in a word in reference what you are looking for, such as printing, email, or install programs.
  • Click on a topic in the window with information that you need.

North Carolina Community Support

The Ubuntu North Carolina team is committed in helping you find answers!

Other Resources For Help And Education

The Ubuntu New User Network

The Ubuntu New User Network was established to mentor and assist of new users of Ubuntu. The New User Network is comprised of team members made up of other Ubuntu users who devote 10 hours a week to helping new users of Ubuntu in the forums, mailing lists and IRC.

NewUserNetwork

The Ubuntu New User Network sponsors the Classroom project which consists of biweekly tutorials in IRC that cover a variety of subjects relating to Ubuntu.

Classroom

The Ubuntu New User Network posts the Classroom Transcripts of past tutorials.

ClassroomTranscripts

Ubuntu Open Week

ubuntu-openweek-small.png

During the week of, Mon, May 3rd - Fri, May 7, 2010, Jono Bacon,Ubuntu Community Manager, has organized Ubuntu Open Week. This is a week series of tutorials in IRC that covered a variety of subjects relating to current Ubuntu release that are conducted by active Ubuntu Community members and leaders.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek

The Ubuntu Open Week transcripts are posted.

Ubuntu Open Week Transcripts

North Carolina LUGs (Linux User Groups) And Other Groups That Promote, Educate And Support Linux And FOSS (Free And Open Source Software)

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Unofficial Ubuntu HOWTO, Tutorial And Educational Resources

The Ubuntuguide is an very easy and well-versed HOWTO guide for all versions of Ubuntu.

Ubuntuguide

The Ubuntu Linux Resources is an effective set of tutorials and HOWTO guide that is maintained by a highly praised member of the Ubuntu forums.

Ubuntu Linux Resources

A centralized archival repository for information that is produced on the Ubuntu forums.

Ubuntu Document Storage Facility

The APT HOWTO provides a thorough understanding of APT works. APT is the command-line utility that provides the same features as Synaptic, the gaphical package manager for Ubuntu.

APT HOWTO

Pre-Installed Linux Computers

Pre-Installed Linux Vendor Database

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