Outline of Ubuntu Help contents

  • If you're new to Ubuntu 5.10
  • Customizing settings
  • Internet and networking
  • Working with files from Windows
  • Documents, files, and folders
  • Disks and devices
  • Music, photos, and video
  • Printing and faxing
  • Keeping your computer safe
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Advanced topics
  • Getting more help

If you're new to Ubuntu 5.10

  • What is Ubuntu?
  • If you've been using Ubuntu 5.04
  • If you've been using Ubuntu 4.10
  • If you've been using Microsoft Windows
  • If you've been using Mac OS X

Customizing settings

  • Changing the background picture
  • Choosing a screensaver
  • Saving power
  • Accessibility options
  • Keyboard layout
  • Setting the date and time
  • ...

Internet and networking

  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Finding things on the Web
  • Sending and receiving e-mail
  • Chatting online
  • Connecting to another Ubuntu computer
  • Connecting to a Windows computer
  • Connecting to a Windows network
  • Sharing files with a Macintosh
  • ...

Disks and storage devices

  • Using floppy disks
  • Connecting extra hard disks
  • Burning files to CD

See also Music, photos, and video

Music, photos, and video

  • Listening to music
  • Playing MP3 music files?
  • Playing Windows Media music files
  • Connecting an iPod or other music player
  • Copying music from CD to the computer
  • Copying music from the computer to CD
  • Playing videos
  • ...

Printing and scanning

  • How to set up a printer
  • If printing doesn't work
  • If printing works, but not the way you want
  • How to set up a scanner
  • If scanning doesn't work

Keeping your computer safe

  • Use separate accounts for each person
  • Keep your software up to date
  • Set your screen to lock when you're away
  • Set up a firewall

Maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Sound doesn't work
  • Programs keep disappearing or crashing
  • My desktop icons have disappeared
  • An Ubuntu computer has a blank screen
  • An Ubuntu computer is frozen or running very slowly

Advanced topics

  • Using the terminal
  • Terminal commands reference ("man pages")
  • Setting up a file server
  • Setting up a print server
  • Writing your own programs
  • ...

UbuntuHelp/Contents (last edited 2008-08-06 16:24:37 by localhost)