Video Overview

New users of Ubuntu may find the environment a bit unsettling. Especially if you're used to a Windows environment. This screen-cast will give you a brief overview of the functionality of the included programs within Ubuntu, give you a simple knowledge of how to navigate the desktop environment, show how the Ubuntu/Gnome desktop is laid out, and what all the icons and Menu items mean.

Target Audience

  • Users who are new to Ubuntu and the Gnome desktop


  • Working Ubuntu desktop.

Required Knowledge

  • None

Recommended Knowledge

  • Some knowledge of Windows. (e.g. The difference between a program, document file, and folder. How to use the start menu)


  • Describe the most basic of basics that someone new to Ubuntu may need or want to know.


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