Training Resources: Ubuntu users
Below are links to PDF files of the documents in
your Welcome Pack.
You'll also find copies of the
plans for each of the Free Training Sessions. Click on
the headings to open the documents.
If you're unable to view them you need to download and
install Acrobat Reader - ask for help at the first training
First Steps with Ubuntu
The basics about starting and shutting down the Ubuntu
computer plus how to open "Firefox" and view The Internet -
including images of the screens.
Bookmark Your Favourite Websites
When you find a website you like e.g.
iPlayer make it easy to find next time by bookmarking it
Training for New Users
An outline of the 4 Introductory Training Sessions for users of
Knowle West Web plus examples of the
sessions each just £2/session
The first Introductory Training Sessions are called "Gateway
Take a look at the various activities for each session.
Why not write down questions or problems before you
come to the session.
Knowle West Web User Guide
An introduction written by Knowle West Media Centre
Knowle West Web User Guide - Definitions & Information
Some basic terms explained plus information from Knowle West
Welcome to the Knowle West Web
Your questions about the Knowle West Web answered plus
contact details for problems or queries.
Setting up your Ubuntu computer
Pictures of where the cables go just in case you move the
Ask at a training session if you'd like to
have a go at connecting up the leads.
Using OpenOffice Writer
These PDF files are similar to the documents used for
You can use them to refresh you memory or read the first one
to get ready.
They really need to be explained but if you're feeling
confident you're welcome to have a go - just print them out
first print them out first.
Using OpenOffice Writer
Read through this document to get used to the 'Writer'
screen - it covers all the features you'll use in the
Ubuntu Open Office Writer training
This is roughly how your document should end up looking -
use as a comparison.
Ubuntu Initial Training INSTRUCTIONS
Here's finished work in grey with step by step instructions
of the changes required below.
To avoid lots of typing you
can download an unformatted version.
First save a copy of the document below:
clicking on the brown link below, a small menu will appear
Ubuntu OpenOffice Writer training
When you are ready to start work go to the file and
double click it - it will open in OpenOffice Writer.
- LEFT click to select "Save link
- Save it to Documents so that you know where to find it