Requests

Revision 7 as of 2007-01-05 14:00:31

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Reference Material

  • ["ScreencastTeam/Requests/Template"] - To be used when creating a specification for a new screencast.
  • ["ScreencastTeam/RecordingScreencasts"] - Current known-good procedure for actually creating the screencast.

  • ["ScreencastTeam/FAQ"] - Frequently Asked Questions about this project/team.

Requestsed Screencasts

Specifications

Introductions

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/WhatAreTheComponents"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/LinuxForWindowsUsers"]

"Where is my C drive!?" etc

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingUbuntuOnANewDisk"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/WhereToGoForHelp"]

websites, wikis, forums etc

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/AnIntroductionToTheUbuntuDesktop"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/IntroductionToTheFilesystem"]

where everything lives

Needs Spec

Typical Basic User Activites

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstantMessaging"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/AccessingWindowsFileShares"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/CreatingAndUploadingSimpleWebPages"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/UsingBitTorrent"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/WritingAndPrintingALetter"]

The basics of word processing and printing

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/BurningAndDuplicatingCDs"]

Burning data, music and ISO images to CD.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ManagingDigitalPhotos"]

Getting photos off a digital camera, and using F-spot to manage them.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ManagingDigitalMusic"]

Ripping CDs to various formats (MP3, OGG, WAV), managing collections.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InternetTelephony"]

Using tools like Skype and Ekiga

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/FileNavigation"]

Needs Spec

Typical Intermediate User Activities

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/WatchingDigitalTelevision"]

Getting a DVB-T card to work, and then using an application to watch telly.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/RunningWindowsPrograms"]

Using Wine / Cedega / Transgaming

Recorded

Basic Admin Tasks

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingNewSoftwareViaSynaptic"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/PlayingMP3s"]

Configuring the system to be able to play MP3s, then actually playing them.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/WatchingVideos"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingJava"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ConfiguringAPrinter"]

Setting up a printer which may be networked or locally attached.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/RemoteControl"]

- SSH, VNC and Rdesktop

Needs Spec

Intermediate Admin Tasks

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingSoftware"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/UsingTheShell"]

basic Linux commands (ls, cd, mv, ./, chmod, chown)

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ConfiguringSamba"]

from both a server and client point of view

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/KeepingTheSystemSecure"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/FindingDriversForHardware"]

Non specific - cover video cards (open vs closed), wireless, LAN, sound etc

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/MakingThingsHappenRegularly"]

Regularly scheduled jobs using cron.

Needs Spec

Problem Solving

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/VideoCardTroubleshooting"]

Needs Spec

Unsorted / Incomplete

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/FullSystemEmulation"]

Qemu / VMWare etc

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingFromAlternateCD"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingEdgyFromLiveCDOnANewDisk"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ConfiguringAdditionalRepositories"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/BackupAndRestore"]

Using sbackup/hubackup to do full backup and restore of individual files

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/EnablingNvidiaBinaryDriver"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ReconfiguringXorg"]

When you screw the video config, how to get it working again.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/UpgradingFromReleaseToRelease"]

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/MakingThingsHappenAtStartup"]

Configuring applications to start globally but also on a session by session basis.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingVideoDrivers"]

- Cover video cards in more detail

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingWirelessLanDrivers"]

Cover options including madwifi, ndiswrapper and native support.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/UsingExternalDrives"]

- USB and firewire drives for example, could be hard disks or flash memory card or digital camera.

Needs Spec

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/UsingMultipleScreens"]

- Dual headed displays

Needs Spec

Completed Videos

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ChangingTheLookOfYourDesktop"]

Complete

AlanPope

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/ConfiguringEmailInUbuntu"]

Configure evolution to get mail by pop3 and send mail by smtp

Complete

AlanPope

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingFlash"]

Installing flash 7 and 9 beta

Complete

AlanPope

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InternetRelayChat"]

How to connecct

Complete

AlanPope

["ScreencastTeam/Requests/InstallingUbuntuDualBoot"]

Install ubuntu on an existing windows system

Complete

AlanPope


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