Sunday, August 26, 2007

Using the Linux Console

I came across this nice little intro while chatting in #ubuntu-offtopic on IRC. A guy named therealnanotube popped in to ask if there were any glaring inaccuracies. I found none so I decided to pass this along.

If anyone has any questions or would like to discuss this wiki further please post in the comments

Friday, August 24, 2007

Customising Ubuntu Desktop

This video covers the settings which can be changed to personalize the Ubuntu desktop. Thanks to Alan Pope (once again) and this video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 License.

This video includes:-

  • Being able to change the screen resolution.
  • Download an image from an online gallery.
  • Describe how to change the desktop background image.
  • Modify screensaver settings.
  • Change the theme use by the desktop environment.
  • Add icons for regularly used applications to the panel.
  • Edit the menus.
  • Adding additional panel tools and widgets.
  • Add a personal photo
  • Change logon screen
  • Change panel settings
  • Modify workspace settings

You can download this video here

Monday, August 6, 2007

Dual booting Windows and Ubuntu

This video is a little older but the fundamentals are the same, thank you to Alan Pope at for this. This video is licensed under a Creative Commons, Attribution, Non-Commercial, No Derivatives, 2.5 License

You can download this video here