Requests

Reference Material

See Adding a Request for how to request a new screencast specification.

Requested Screencasts

Key

Needs Spec

An idea for a screencast has been suggested, a specification is now required

To Allocate

Waiting to be allocated to someone, or to be recorded

Preparing

Allocated to someone who is getting ready to record it

Recorded

The screencast itself has now been recorded. Further processing/editing may be required

Complete

Screencast uploaded and is available for viewing

Requests

If you want to create a page in this table that doesn't exist, click on the link, and ensure that you use the Screencast Team Request Template which you see on the left hand side of the next screen.

Specification

Brief Description

Status

Owner

Introductions:

/WhatAreTheComponents

To Allocate

/LinuxForWindowsUsers

"Where is my C drive!?" etc

Needs Spec

/InstallingUbuntuOnANewDisk

To Allocate

/WhereToGoForHelp

websites, wikis, forums etc

Needs Spec

/AnIntroductionToTheUbuntuDesktop

Needs Spec

/IntroductionToTheFilesystem

where everything lives

To Allocate

Typical Basic User Activites:

/InstantMessaging

To Allocate

/FoldingatHome_and_FahMon

Recorded

BrandonKruger

/AccessingWindowsFileShares

Needs Spec

/UsingBitTorrent

To Allocate

/BurningAndDuplicatingCDs

Burning data, music and ISO images to CD.

To Allocate

/ManagingDigitalPhotos

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

To Allocate

/ManagingDigitalMusic

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

To Allocate

/InternetTelephony

Using tools like Skype and Ekiga

Needs Spec

/FileNavigation

Preparing

cprofitt

Typical Intermediate User Activities:

/WatchingDigitalTelevision

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

Needs Spec

/RunningDOSandWindowsPrograms

Using DOSEMU / WINE / Cedega / Transgaming

Recorded

AlanPope

/WatchingDigitalTelevision

To Allocate

/InstallingMythTV

Installing MythTV on Ubuntu

To Allocate

/WebDevelopmentPartOne

Needs Spec

Basic Admin Tasks:

/InstallingNewSoftwareViaSynaptic

To Allocate

/PlayingMP3s

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

To Allocate

/WatchingDVDs

Setting up the system to be able to play DVD Movies

To Allocate

/InstallingJava

A walk through to install and enable Java Sun

To Allocate

/RemoteControl

- SSH, VNC and Rdesktop

To Allocate

Intermediate Admin Tasks:

/InstallingSoftware

Needs Spec

/InternetConnectionSharing

Install and set-up Firestarter

To Allocate

/UsingTheShell

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

Needs Spec

/KeepingTheSystemSecure

Needs Spec

/FindingDriversForHardware

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

Needs Spec

/MakingThingsHappenRegularly

Regularly scheduled jobs using cron.

Needs Spec

/WebDevelopmentPartTwo

Installing a LAMP server on your Ubuntu computer.

Needs Spec

/SettingUpARepositoryMirror

Creating a local Ubuntu Repo mirror

To Allocate

Problem Solving:

/VideoCardTroubleshooting

Needs Spec

/LaunchpadBugSubmission

How to submit a bug via launchpad

Needs Spec

Unsorted / Incomplete:

/FullSystemEmulation

Qemu / VMWare etc

Needs Spec

/InstallingEdgyFromLiveCDOnANewDisk

Needs Spec

/ConfiguringAdditionalRepositories

Needs Spec

/BackupAndRestore

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

Needs Spec

/EnablingNvidiaBinaryDriver

To Allocate

/ReconfiguringXorg

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

Needs Spec

/UpgradingFromReleaseToRelease

Needs Spec

/MakingThingsHappenAtStartup

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

Needs Spec

/InstallingVideoDrivers

- Cover video cards in more detail

Needs Spec

/InstallingWirelessLanDrivers

Cover options including madwifi, ndiswrapper and native support.

Needs Spec

/UsingExternalDrives

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

Needs Spec

/UsingMultipleScreens

- Dual headed displays

Needs Spec

Completed Videos:

/ChangingTheLookOfYourDesktop

Complete

AlanPope

/ConfiguringEmailInUbuntu

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

Complete

AlanPope

/InstallingFlash

Installing flash 7 and 9 beta

Complete

AlanPope

/InternetRelayChat

How to connecct

Complete

AlanPope

/InstallingUbuntuDualBoot

Install ubuntu on an existing windows system

Complete

AlanPope

/ConfiguringAPrinter

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

Complete

AndrewGee

/ConfiguringSamba

from both a server and client point of view

Complete

AndrewGee

/InstallingFromAlternateCD

Complete

Harkonen

/InstallingXubuntu

For lower spec machines

Complete

Harkonen

/WatchingVideos

Complete

Harkonen

/BurnUbuntuCDUsingInfraRecorder

Burning ISO under Windows

Complete

MichaelFelczak

/BurnUbuntuCDUsingNero

Burning ISO under Windows

Complete

MichaelFelczak

/WritingAndPrintingALetter

The basics of word processing

Complete

Harkonen

Adding a Request

  1. Check if the request already exists in the above table.
  2. Think of a good WikiName for the screencast. It will be used to create a subpage under this page.

  3. Do a search to ensure that the page doesn't already exist.
  4. Create your page by entering the name here:
  5. Read the instructions and fill in the requested data.
  6. Contact the team and introduce your idea for further discussion.


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