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Follow up sessions: Ubuntu users    Ubuntu logo

The "Having fun" courses are aimed at those who want to start enjoying their computer. 
You'll benefit most if you have basic keyboard & website skills  - but don't let that stop you from having a go!  It's really not that difficult!

Emails with photos learn how to add photos and documents to emails - how to send and download them
Facebook / social networks use Facebook to find out what friends, old & new, are doing - swap photos, ideas etc.
Shop & check prices find out how to use the internet to shop or reserve items from home day or night -
if you prefer shopping find the best deals before you leave home use printouts to haggle
Holidays & flights learn how to look for cheap flights & hotels online - practice using popular websites with support - check the reviews of hotels written by the guests and avoid pitfalls
Improve & share photos download & improve digital photos easily with Picasa - try the different features including filters, light & printing - make web albums so that friends can view the results online
Catch up TV & radio how to use BBC iPlayer to play TV & radio programs for the last 7 days, compare it with 'listen again' options - learn how to download a TV program to watch for up to 30 days - find programs for other TV channels 
Netmums & toddlers see how 'netmums' is great for mums & dads with toddlers - find out how to join and find all kinds of local resources, from child-friendly cafes to childminders, places to go etc.
CVs & job applications get advice about writing CVs & job applications - learn how use i-point, a free online service to help you write CVs - practice completing your own CV & saving for future use
The Directgov site how to make the most from directgov  - a government website masses of information:
  • tax your car online
  • stop unwanted telesales calls
  • check benefits
  • find health information & advice
  • travel & transport
  • employment regulations
  • and much, much more
Using eBay/Amazon know how online auction sites work - searching for items on eBay & Amazon - how to set up a PayPal account - bidding for something - selling an item on eBay & Amazon  - some of the problems & how to avoid them
Research family tree advice & resources for getting started with a family history search - look at some of the options & websites - what you need to benefit from a visit to local records offices - use the 1851 & 1891 censuses of Bristol & Bedminster