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''' Date & Time TBD '''

|| '''Time''' || '''Subject''' ''(and logs)'' || '''Presenter''' ||
|| || ''Intro'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Switching to Ubuntu & Installation'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Command Line Basics Part 1'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Command Line Basics Part 2'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Finding Helpful Resources'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Using IRC'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Restricted Drivers'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Using Launchpad'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Seahorse and GnuPG'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Choosing hardware that works with Ubuntu'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Partitioning 101'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Ubuntu Equivalent programs'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Getting involved in the Ubuntu Community'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Trusted Software, Where to find it, and why'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Package Management Basics'' || '''' ||
|| || ''Using Ubuntu One'' || '''' ||

Roadmap

  • OBJECTIVE: Develop a one day online IRC based classroom geared towards new Ubuntu users.

  • SUCCESS CRITERIA: Provide a quality set of courses for users in the Ubuntu Community

  • ACTIONS:

    • Determine a name, when to have the courses, and what courses/how-to's/tutorials are needed DONE

    • Meet with the Ubuntu Beginners Team to present to them the idea and request assistance in putting together courses for users. DONE

    • Secure people to create and teach the courses DONE

    • Create a wiki page for the User Days Project DONE

    • Advertise the day to the public IN PROGRESS

  • BLUEPRINT: <link>

  • DRIVER:

  • Wiki page forming at UserDays

Course suggestions

  • Switching to Ubuntu
    • from Windows
    • from OS X
    • from BSD
    • another distro
  • Command Line Basics
    • navigating the file system from the command line (key concept: where am I)
    • using tar (tape archive) with gzip/bzip (key concept: input file(s) output file)
    • aliases, setting an alias, adding an alias to ~/.bashrc (key concept: saving keystrokes)
  • Ubuntu Equivalent programs (OO == MS Office, etc)
  • Using Ubuntu One
  • Launchpad
    • Why have a Launchpad account
    • Creating a Launchpad account
    • Using your Launchpad account for OpenID
    • Asking questions on Launchpad
    • Reporting bugs on Launchpad
    • How to become an Ubuntero
  • How to get help
    • Asking questions on Launchpad
    • Reporting bugs on Launchpad
  • How to 'use' restricted drivers
    • From the repositories
    • From the vendor
  • Using F-Spot
  • Whats new in Lucid
  • How to Get Involved with the Community (this section isn't really appropriate for User Days as our focus is using Ubuntu, not contributing)
    • LoCo Teams

    • Forums
    • BugSquad

    • Translations
    • Developing
    • Joining teams on Launchpad
  • Seahorse and GnuPG
    • Creating a key pair
    • Use with Launchpad/Code of Conduct
    • Use with Evolution/Email
    • Signed packages in the repositories and PPAs

Things to do

  • Recruit instructors
  • Flesh out schedule on UserDays page

Possible instructors

Please join the User Days Instructors group on Launchpad when signing up.

Instructor

Preferred Topics

Timeslots available on Saturday Jan 23rd

NOTE: Please do not edit the schedule. If there is a problem, please contact Chris Johnston

Date & Time TBD

Time

Subject (and logs)

Presenter

Intro

'

Switching to Ubuntu & Installation

'

Command Line Basics Part 1

'

Command Line Basics Part 2

'

Finding Helpful Resources

'

Using IRC

'

Restricted Drivers

'

Using Launchpad

'

Seahorse and GnuPG

'

Choosing hardware that works with Ubuntu

'

Partitioning 101

'

Ubuntu Equivalent programs

'

Getting involved in the Ubuntu Community

'

Trusted Software, Where to find it, and why

'

Package Management Basics

'

Using Ubuntu One

'

Meetings

UserDaysTeam (last edited 2013-12-16 05:44:11 by lyz)