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= UserDocumentation = ##Please discuss major/structural changes to this page on the Documentation team mailing list at: http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-doc
##If you want to get involved with editing and organising the Wiki please visit DocumentationTeam.
##YOU MUST READ THE WikiGuide PAGE BEFORE EDITING THE DOCUMENTATION ON THE WIKI!
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## This page is designed to remain mostly static - make and propose changes to the pages that are linked-to from this page
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http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/IconNote.png ||<tablestyle="float:right; font-size: 0.9em; width:40%; background:#F1F1ED; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="padding:0.5em;">'''Contents'''[[BR]][[TableOfContents]]||
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This page acts both as a (not complete but getting there) master index for documentation and a sketch pad for ideas. However at the moment it has no structural definition. We are working on changing that. For the moment please try searching the whole page for what you are looking for. If you want to get involved with editing and organising the Wiki please visit DocumentationTeam. The UserDocumentation page is the master index for documentation on the Ubuntu Wiki.
Before editing this page, please read the WikiGuide page. Thanks!
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Also please visit IdeasForNewFrontPageStructure and comment! == Start Here ==
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= Documentation Area =  * '''Documentation''' - [http://help.ubuntu.com Official Documentation Website] - home of the Ubuntu Documentation project and [http://help.ubuntu.com/starterguide/C/index.html The Ubuntu Starter Guide].
 * '''Other Resources''' - HowToGetHelp - Lists support resources for Ubuntu.
 * ''' Other Languages''' - LocalSupport - Index of the documentation in other languages.
 * '''Installation''' - [:Installation] - Guides to basic and advanced methods of installing Ubuntu, and the supported architectures and hardware.
 * '''Why Ubuntu?''' - [:WhatWindowsUsersWant:What Windows Users Want] has a list of substitutes for common Windows applications and SwitchingToUbuntu outlines what sets Ubuntu apart from other Linux distributions.
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'''Please discuss major/structural changes to this page on [http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-doc Documentation Email list].''' === After you've installed Ubuntu ===
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== Getting Started / Installation ==  * '''What to do after installing Ubuntu''' - If this is you're first time you're using Ubuntu, see StartersGuide
 * '''Multimedia Support''' - For MP3, DVD and other formats, and Java support, see RestrictedFormats.
 * '''Super-user / Root''' - is done using 'sudo'. For further information, see RootSudo.
 * '''Adding/Removing/Updating Programs''' - see SoftwareManagement.
 * '''Glossary''' - See the [http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/glossary glossary page] for the meaning of words related to computers, Linux and Ubuntu.
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 * UbuntuCommunityPhilosophy - Ubuntu Philosophy
 * GettingUbuntu - How to obtain the Install CD
 * SmartBootManagerHowto - Installing from PC which will not boot from CD
 * FrequentlyAskedQuestions - Answers for questions not yet in the [http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/faq/ FAQ database]
 * HardwareSupport - List of supported hardware
 * InstallFromKnoppixHowto - If the Ubuntu installer lets you down
 * InstallFromDebianSargeCDHowto - When the only thing you have is a debian 3.0 CD set.
 * LowEndSystemSupport - Making the desktop interface snappier on machines without much memory
 * NetbootInstallHowto - Installing over the net, e.g. with no CDROM or non-bootable SCSI CDROM
 * NetbootInstallLowMemHowto - Installing over the net to a system with no floppy, cdrom, and low memory
 * WartyWarthog/UpgradeNotes - upgrading from pre-Release or Debian Woody to Warty Warthog
== Software - Installing and Running Software ==
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== Documentation ==  * [:Multimedia] - Multimedia and Graphics related guides.
 * [:InternetAndNetworking:Internet & Networking] - Internet and Networking related guides.
 * [:Accessibility/doc/Guide:Accessibility] - A comprehensive Accessibility guide.
 * ["Games"] - Contains a list of great games for Ubuntu.
 * [:UbuntuEyeCandy:EyeCandy] - Ubuntu eye candy/artwork index.
 * [:CorporateUbuntu:Business Environment] - Guides on configuring Ubuntu for use in Business Environments.
 * [:Servers] - Guides on configuring various Servers.
 * [:Programming] - Programming related guides.
 * [:OSEmulation:OS Emulation] - Guides on setting up various OS Emulation tools.
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 * http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/
 * https://site-edit.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/folder_contents - lists all Wiki Pages in Alphabetical Order
 * BasicCommands - Basic Shell/command line/console commands for Newbies
 * RestrictedFormats - Discusses use and installation of mp3/dvd/flash/java
 * RootSudo - Discussion of use of sudo and lack/use of root account
 * StartingTheJourney - A conceptual, terminology discussing guide, not practical by any sense
 * [Repositories] - What are repositories?
 * UsefulDocumentation - Useful documentation not specific to Ubuntu/from External sites
 
== Maintain and Administer your System ==
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== External Documentation ==  * SystemAdministration - Guides on performing System Administration, Configuration & Maintenance tasks within Ubuntu.
 * [:Security] - Guides related to Security tools and best-practices.
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=== Ubuntu-specific ===
 * [http://www.ubuntuguide.org The Unofficial Ubuntu Guide]
 * [http://del.icio.us/tag/ubuntu Ubuntu links section on del.icio.us]
== Hardware & Drivers ==
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=== Debian-specific ===
 * [http://www.debian.org/doc/ Debian documentation index]
 * [http://www.debian.org/doc/user-manuals Debian Documentation Project Users' Manuals]
 * [http://www.togaware.com/linux/survivor/ GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide]
 * [:HardwareSupport:Ubuntu Hardware Support] - Main hardware support page.
 * [:DrivesAndPartitions:Drives and Partitions] - Drive and Partition related guides.
 * [:Peripherals:Keyboard and Mouse] - Keyboard and Mouse related guides.
 * [:LaptopTestingTeam:Laptops] - Laptop hardware guides.
 * [:NetworkDevices:Network, Wireless & Internet Devices] - Network & Internet Device related guides.
 * [:Printers] - Guides on installing and managing Printers.
 * [:Sound] - Guides on installing and managing Sound devices.
 * ThinClients - Guides on setting up and managing Thin Client architectures.
 * [:Video] - Guides on installing and managing Video-related hardware.
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=== Gnome-specific ===
 * [http://www.gnome.org/learn/ Learn to use Gnome website]

=== Support for Included Applications ===

HINT: Many of the below applications come with extensive Help Sections-check these first!!!

[http://support.openoffice.org/index.html OpenOffice Suite]
[http://www.mozilla.org/support/ Mozilla Firefox]
[http://www.gimp.org/docs/ The GIMP]
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The UserDocumentation page is the master index for documentation on the Ubuntu Wiki. Before editing this page, please read the WikiGuide page. Thanks!

Start Here

  • Documentation - [http://help.ubuntu.com Official Documentation Website] - home of the Ubuntu Documentation project and [http://help.ubuntu.com/starterguide/C/index.html The Ubuntu Starter Guide].

  • Other Resources - HowToGetHelp - Lists support resources for Ubuntu.

  • Other Languages - LocalSupport - Index of the documentation in other languages.

  • Installation - [:Installation] - Guides to basic and advanced methods of installing Ubuntu, and the supported architectures and hardware.

  • Why Ubuntu? - [:WhatWindowsUsersWant:What Windows Users Want] has a list of substitutes for common Windows applications and SwitchingToUbuntu outlines what sets Ubuntu apart from other Linux distributions.

After you've installed Ubuntu

Software - Installing and Running Software

  • [:Multimedia] - Multimedia and Graphics related guides.
  • [:InternetAndNetworking:Internet & Networking] - Internet and Networking related guides.

  • [:Accessibility/doc/Guide:Accessibility] - A comprehensive Accessibility guide.

  • ["Games"] - Contains a list of great games for Ubuntu.
  • [:UbuntuEyeCandy:EyeCandy] - Ubuntu eye candy/artwork index.

  • [:CorporateUbuntu:Business Environment] - Guides on configuring Ubuntu for use in Business Environments.

  • [:Servers] - Guides on configuring various Servers.
  • [:Programming] - Programming related guides.
  • [:OSEmulation:OS Emulation] - Guides on setting up various OS Emulation tools.

Maintain and Administer your System

  • SystemAdministration - Guides on performing System Administration, Configuration & Maintenance tasks within Ubuntu.

  • [:Security] - Guides related to Security tools and best-practices.

Hardware & Drivers

  • [:HardwareSupport:Ubuntu Hardware Support] - Main hardware support page.

  • [:DrivesAndPartitions:Drives and Partitions] - Drive and Partition related guides.

  • [:Peripherals:Keyboard and Mouse] - Keyboard and Mouse related guides.

  • [:LaptopTestingTeam:Laptops] - Laptop hardware guides.

  • [:NetworkDevices:Network, Wireless & Internet Devices] - Network & Internet Device related guides.

  • [:Printers] - Guides on installing and managing Printers.
  • [:Sound] - Guides on installing and managing Sound devices.
  • ThinClients - Guides on setting up and managing Thin Client architectures.

  • [:Video] - Guides on installing and managing Video-related hardware.


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