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Table of Contents

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PART I

Prologue

Benjamin Humphrey Jamin Day

Introduction

  • About this manual
  • Welcome
  • Who this manual is aimed at
  • Contact details

The spirit of Ubuntu

  • Ubuntu philosophy
  • A brief history of Ubuntu
  • Canonical
  • Linux
  • Is Ubuntu right for you?

Details here.

1. Starting out

Benjamin Humphrey Parry Mathur

Getting Ubuntu

  • Downloading Ubuntu
  • Ordering a free CD

Installing Ubuntu

  • The LiveCD
  • Using Wubi
  • Partitioning
  • Installation options
  • Booting and Grub configuration

2. Around your desktop

Alistair Munro/Tom Cantara Ben VB (need surname)

  • What is GNOME?
  • Panels
  • Appearance and themes
  • Nautilus file manager

3. Default Applications

Matt Griffin and Ilya Haykinson Tom Cantara

  • Rhythmbox
  • F-Spot
  • Open Office
  • Tomboy
  • Empathy
  • Firefox
  • Evolution
  • Totem
  • Ubuntu One

Details at the blueprint page

4. Preferences and Hardware

Deon Spengler Ilya Haykinson

  • Printing
  • Multiple Users
  • Desktop Effects
  • Appearance
  • Screensaver/Wallpaper
  • Display
  • External devices
    • Connecting a Digital Camera
    • Connecting a Scanner
  • Webcams
  • Sound
  • Disk Drives and Hard Drives
    • Mount external/USB drives
    • Mount internal drives/NTFS (Windows) Drives
    • Mount automatically at boot
  • Networking

Details at the blueprint page

5. Software and Packaging

Wolter Hellmund Benjamin Humphrey

  • Software Management in Ubuntu
  • Software Center
  • Deb packages
  • Software Sources
  • Synaptic Package Manager
  • NEW Updating your computer (i.e. packages)

  • NEW Upgrading your computer (i.e. distro)

PART II

6. The Command Line

Ryan Macnish Jamin Day

  • understanding the terminal
  • using the command line
  • changing system settings
  • advanced command line use

Details at the blueprint page

7. Security

Kelvin Gardiner JJ Laxton

  • Why Ubuntu is safe
  • Firewall
  • Trusting your sources
  • Users and permissions
  • Sudo

8. Troubleshooting and System Maintenance

Elan Kugelmass Jamin Day

  • Common problems
  • Wireless connections
  • Networking
  • Music and Video

9. Learning more about Linux

Josh Holland - first half only Bryan Behrenshausen

  • Other distributions
  • Linux servers
  • Free software
  • Where you can get help

Extra Applications

Hussein Al Sayed Bryan Behrenshausen

  • Cheese
  • The GIMP
  • Gnome Do
  • Google Chrome
  • Jokosher Audio Editor
  • Sun Virtualbox
  • VLC
  • Wine

Glossary of Terms

Paritosh Mathur/Conrad Volle

Index

Joe Burgess

Credits

Benjamin Humphrey


Comments

  • Added names of allocated editors to some chapters --JaminDay 2010/01/13

  • Huge overhaul due to bug #504668 - old ToC can be found here.

  • Updated to reflect latest content/structure changes as of 2010/03/03 (i.e. removed old chapter 6) --JaminDay

ubuntu-manual/TableOfContents (last edited 2010-03-15 10:59:52 by nisshh)