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|== Ubuntu Documentation Topics ==|
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|== Other Resources ==
* UsefulDocumentation - Useful documentation not specific to Ubuntu from External sites
* [http://www.ubuntuforums.org Ubuntu Forums]: a massive forum for Ubuntu users
* [http://www.ubuntuguide.org/ Unofficial Ubuntu guide]
## * [http://www.ubuntux.org/ Unofficial Ubuntu community]
* [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]
* [http://www.gnome.org/learn/ Learn to use Gnome]
* [http://docs.kde.org/ KDE Documentation]
* [http://linuxcommand.org/ Linux Command]: good basic CLI tutorial.
* [http://tuxfiles.org/ Tuxfiles]: newbie-friendly command-line information
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]
|## == Other Resources == has been merged with UbuntuSupport|
Welcome to the Ubuntu Wiki. Here you can:
- Finding existing solutions to known issues
- Learn how to use Ubuntu better and faster
- Find links to other resources for Ubuntu, Linux and much more
- Write documentation to help other Ubuntu Linux users
This page is the master index for documentation To find what you need you can:
- Look at the Table of Contents
- Search the page with your browser (press Ctrl + F and enter a search term, such as "mp3")
- Use the SEARCH dialogue in the top right hand corner
If you're new to wiki then you'll want to know that a link looks LikeThis (notice the words are strung together)
This page is an index and links to a topic, not the actual guides. So if you know of a guide which doesn't fit - you'll need to make a new topic!
Ubuntu Documentation Topics
NewToUbuntu - This page lists guides for those with no technical knowledge who need some basics to get Ubuntu installed and stable
UbuntuSupport - This page lists guides to finding support for Ubuntu so you can choose the best method for you.
- [:Installation] - This page lists guides to basic and advanced methods of installing Ubuntu, and the supported architectures and hardware
SoftwareManagement - This page lists guides to the different ways of adding and removing software from your system
After you've installed Ubuntu
Multimedia support for MP3, DVD and other formats: RestrictedFormats
UbuntuBackports - adding official backport repositories
Computer Administration is done using 'sudo'. This page explains why: RootSudo
[http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/glossary Glossary] of words related to computers, linux, and Ubuntu.
FAQ at [http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/faq/ FAQ database] and FrequentlyAskedQuestions for questions not yet in the database
Help me! HowToGetHelp - this page lists all the various resources available to you, to find help with your Ubuntu system!
Software - Installing and Running Software
Here you'll find documentation about how to install software.
Multimedia & Graphics
["MultimediaApplications"] - General intro to multimedia applications in Ubuntu
[:RestrictedFormats:Non-free multimedia formats] - Ubuntu does not come with support for mp3/dvd/flash/java. This page tells you how to install it
[:DMA:Improve CD/DVD drive performance] - activate Direct Memory Access
["BeepMediaPlayer"] - Install Beep Media Player and configure plugins
[:MplayerInstallHowto:Install Mplayer] - the popular and powerful media player
[:MidiSoftwareSynthesisHowTo:MIDI Software Synthesis] - most soundcards will need this to play MIDI
[:AudioCDCreation:Create audio cds]
[:AcrobatHowTo:Adobe Acrobat] - pdf viewer
[:EvinceMozilla:Evince & Firefox] - Howto embed PDFs with Evince in Mozilla/Firefox
[:TheGimpHowto:The Gimp] - powerful graphic design program
- ["GJay"] - Playlist generator which chooses appropriate songs to follow the previous one
- ["Amarok"] - a KDE media player
["BMPInvalidUTF8"] - Fix the error "Invalid UTF-8" in Beep Media Player
[:GXMMS:gxmms] - GNOME panel applet that lets you control the basic functions of XMMS or BMP.
- ["MythTV"] - a digital video recorder
[:DVDAuthoring:DVDAuthoring] - Software for authoring a DVD
Networking & Internet
[:WiFiHowto:WiFi (802.11a/b/g) wireless networking] - how to set it up
[:XChatHowto:XChat] - connect to the Ubuntu chatroom!
["UbotuUsage"] - the IRC robot
[:GaimHowto:Gaim] - multi-protocol internet chat program (e.g. MSN)
[:SkypeHowto:Skype] - internet telephony software
[:Gizmo:Gizmo] - internet telephony software
["OperaBrowser"] - an alternative web-browser.
[:ApacheMySQLPHP:Apache] - web server with PHP and MySQL support
[:HulaHowTo:Hula] - the mail and calendar server
[:SSHHowto:SSH] - you can use this to log into other machines remotely
[:MountWindowsSharesPermanently:Mount Windows Shares Permanently] - How to mount a Windows Share permanently with Samba
[:EthernetOverFirewire:Ethernet Over Firewire] - How to enable Ethernet over Firewire
[:iFolderHowto] - Install and configure iFolder 3.0 with Simpleserver to share and synchronize files over the network
[:NFSClientHowTo:NFS Client How-To] - How to set up Ubuntu to connect to an NFS server
[:NFSServerHowTo:NFS Server How-To] - How to set up Ubuntu as an NFS server
[:ADSLPPPoE:ADSL PPPoE connect] - How to set up Ubuntu to login to an ADSL modem using PPPoE
[:DynamicDNS:Dynamic DNS] - How to set up a free DNS and redirection service with No-IP
- [:P2PHowTo:Peer-2-Peer How-To] - How to install p2p software, like Azureus (Bit Torrent), Limewire, DC++ and Amule.
FirefoxTipsAndTricks - How to tweak Firefox to make surfing the web faster, easier and more pleasant.
Games available via [:SynapticHowto:Synaptic] in the [:AddingRepositoriesHowto:Universe repository]:
[http://icculus.org/neverball/ Neverball] - Similar to Monkeyball
[http://www.reptilelabour.com/software/chromium/ Chromium] - Unique space shooter
[http://www.frozen-bubble.org/ Frozen Bubble] - Similar to Puzzle Bobble
[http://tuxracer.sourceforge.net/ Tux Racer] - Downhill penguin racing
How to install other games:
[:LokiInstaller:Loki-Installer] - Information about games with the Loki-Installer
[:RushingBender:Rushing Bender] - a futuristic single and a multiplayer racing game.
[:EnemyTerritory: Enemy Territory] - How to install Enemy Territory
[:AmericasArmy: Americas Army] - How to install Americas Army
[:Doom3: Doom 3] - How to install Doom 3
- ["Cube"] - an opensource first person online shooter
- ["Nexuiz"] - an opensource first person online shooter
- ["Frenesia"] - an addictive retro arcade Linux game.
- ["Tutris"] - a simple Tetris clone
- ["Cedega"] - to run Windows games on linux.
- ["KOffice"] - the office suite for the KDE desktop
[:MultisyncHowto:Multisync] - Syncronization Program for Smart Phones/PDA's
[:NanoHowto:Nano] - the simple text editor
DeveloperResources - building packages and other material for developers.
[:InstallingCompilers:Compilers] - get started for programming in C, C++, and Fortran
- ["MATLAB"] - Matlab technical computing
ZopeOnUbuntu - Install Zope
["AccessibilityHowto"] - Docs related to accessibility
["UbuntuEyeCandy"] - Ubuntu eye candy/artwork index
["BasicCommands"] - Basic Shell/command line/console commands
[:Expocity:Expocity] - Howto Expose like functionality from Apple’s OSX
[:Skippy:Skippy] - Howto for another Expose like functionality from Apple’s OSX
- ["Unp"] - Extract any and multiple archive files
[:ManageDiscImages:Manage Disc Images] - How to convert CloneCD to ISO and mount ISO files
["CdDvdBurning"] - How to burn CD-R and DVR/+-R/+-RW/DL
["FileCompression"] - dealing with .tar.gz, .zip, .rar and other files
- ["Filer"] - Filer is a small, fast and efficient Norton Commander clone
[:EjectCDLauncher:Eject CD] - How to add a launcher on your panel to eject your cdrom
[:GnomeTranslate:Gnome Translate] - Translate a text or web page between several natural languages
Maintain and Administer your System
AddUsersHowto - add users to your system
[:forum/community/BugReports:Bug Reports] When and how to report a bug
LowEndSystemSupport - Making the desktop interface snappier on machines without much memory
AddingRepositoriesHowto - Increase the number of packages available to install on your system
SynapticHowto - How to use the Synaptic package manager (graphical tool for apt-get)
AptGetHowTo - How to use apt-get package management system
AptitudeSurvivalGuide - Using aptitude for package management
GnomeMenuEditingHowTo - various ways to add items to your Gnome menu
GrubHowto - learn about the grub boot manager
BackupYourSystem - this page describes how to backup your system
KernelHowto - make a custom kernel for your system
ChangeTimezoneHowto - change your timezone
NautilusScriptsHowto - enhance nautilus by adding scripts
CronHowto - guide to cron, to schedule commands
[:BootText:Boot Text] - Spice up your boot text (font resolution and color)
[:UPower:upower] - is a next generation bootsplash for linux systems
[:GnomeComputerMenu:Gnome Computer Menu] - How to add missing disks in computer:///
[:PandaAntivirus:Panda Antivirus] - How to install Panda Antivirus for Linux
["BitDefender"] - How to install Bit Defender Linux Edition
["ProactiveSecurity"] - An overview of security options and thoughts
["InstallingSecurityTools"] - A guide to installing several security applications in Ubuntu
["IptablesHowTo"] - An introduction to the powerful Linux IPTables firewall
["UnsafeDefaults"] - Default settings that you should change if you run any services
["EncryptedFilesystemHowto"] - How to transparently encrypt hard discs.
Hardware & Drivers - Setting up and Configuring Hardware
Here you'll find documentation about how to setup different hardware and drivers.
[:HardwareSupport: Ubuntu Hardware Support] - index of the wiki's main hardware support pages.
[:HardwareSupportComponentsPrinters:Printers in Ubuntu] - reports of printer functionality in Ubuntu.
KernelCompileHowto - How to compile kernels
BinaryDriverHowto - install support for your new ATI or NVIDIA graphics card
HowToSetUpNdiswrapper - install and setup ndiswrapper to make difficult wifi cards work
MacOnLinuxHowto - install Mac-On-Linux
[:OptimizingNvidia:Optimizing Nvidia] - How to tweak your Nvidia Drivers
[:NvidiaTroubleshooting:Nvidia Troubleshooting] - How to solve OpenGL Problems with Nvidia Drivers
[:NvidiaTVOut:Nvidia TV Out] - View X simultaneously on your monitor and TV.
[:NvidiaManual:Nvidia manual drivers installation] - How to install the Nvidia accelerated drivers without apt.
[:ACPIBattery:Getting laptop battery state] - How to add a fixed DSDT to initrd to fix battery problems.
To see a list of all the pages in the category "Documentation", read: CategoryDocumentation.
The Ubuntu User's Guide: (work in progress) http://ubuntu-doc.ath.cx/gnome/userguide/C/