Ubuntu Training at Nonprofit Technology Resources (NTR)

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Location and Information

NTR Website
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Next Training Session

Date: January 21, 2008
Topic: "Old laptops with light distros"

Demonstrate and discuss laptops already configured with light distributions in various configurations.

Past Training Sessions

Date: August 22, 2007
Topic: Intro to Ubuntu Installation and Configuration

1. Install Techniques

  1. Dual Boot
  2. Ubu only
  3. Desktop Customization

Date: September 17, 2007
Topic: Install Xubuntu / Show Help

1. Install Xubuntu

  1. Due to new people attending; show an install again
  2. Xubuntu alternate install as dual boot

2. Getting Help in Ubuntu

  1. Previous attendee was shown "Getting Help" techniques

Date: October 15, 2007
Topic: Play with Ubuntu

New Volunteers had the opportunity to freely explore the Ubuntu desktop.

Date: November 19, 2007
Topic: Upgrade/Install Gutsy and Samba Configuration

Date: Monday December 17, 2007
Topic: Light Distributions

Basic Intro to specialized light distributions featuring Puppy and DSL Linux running on a 166MHz cpu with 32M ram.

Training Syllabus


  1. Install Techniques
    1. Dual Boot
    2. Ubu only
    3. Desktop Customization
  2. Update
  3. Synaptic / Apt-get
  4. Getting Help
    1. Local Help / Examples
    2. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
    3. Forums
    4. Books
    5. Web Sites
      1. Official Documentation
      2. Community Documentation
      3. Flash Demos
  5. Beryl / Compiz
  6. Imaging
    1. Ghost for Linux
    2. Clonezilla
  7. Q & A

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