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== Roadmap ==
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 * '''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''':
  * [[https://launchpad.net/~chrisjohnston|Chris Johnston]]
  * [[https://edge.launchpad.net/~lyz|Elizabeth Krumbach]]
  * [[https://edge.launchpad.net/~pendulum|Penelope Stowe]]
  * [[https://launchpad.net/~cox.jmark|Mark Cox]]
  * [[https://launchpad.net/~NigelBabu|Nigel Babu]]
=== Suggested (Read Required) Topics ===
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 * 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)
 * Intro
 * Switching to Ubuntu & Installation
 * Command Line Basics Part 1
 * Command Line Basics Part 2
 * Finding Helpful Resources Part 1
   * Ubuntu Forums
 * Finding Helpful Resources Part 2
   * IRC
   * Using IRC
 * Restricted Drivers
 * Using Launchpad
   * Creating an account
   * Uploading PGP Keys
 * 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
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 * 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
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==== Ubuntu User Day 10.04 ====

 * [[/Meetings/04272010|27 April 2010]], [[http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=4&day=27&year=2010&hour=23&min=0&sec=0&p1=0|2300 UTC]]
==== Ubuntu User Day 9.10 ====

Suggested (Read Required) Topics

  • Intro
  • Switching to Ubuntu & Installation

  • Command Line Basics Part 1
  • Command Line Basics Part 2
  • Finding Helpful Resources Part 1
    • Ubuntu Forums
  • Finding Helpful Resources Part 2
    • IRC
    • Using IRC
  • Restricted Drivers
  • Using Launchpad
    • Creating an account
    • Uploading PGP Keys
  • 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

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

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Switching to Ubuntu & Installation

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Command Line Basics Part 1

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Command Line Basics Part 2

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Finding Helpful Resources

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Using IRC

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Restricted Drivers

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Using Launchpad

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Seahorse and GnuPG

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Choosing hardware that works with Ubuntu

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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

Ubuntu User Day 10.04

Ubuntu User Day 9.10

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