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ginderhulk
September 22nd, 2008, 03:48 PM
I just installed ubuntu hardy heron because I needed a software that could surf the web, listen to music, and play games time to time. I wanted to get away from the constant problems that Windows bring, so I am making this thread for all those people that need help using the new applications on Ubuntu, using the terminal, installing and playing games, and how to use basic functions in the terminal.

I am not an expert on any of the things listed above so I ask for any one kind enough to devote some time to help the new ubuntu users including myself.

:)

lukjad007
September 22nd, 2008, 04:04 PM
Here are a few links that I found useful:


Howto: Set up Hardy for speed, v1.0 (http://kmandla.wordpress.com/2008/05/04/howto-set-up-hardy-for-speed/)

Illustrated Dual Boot Site (http://users.bigpond.net.au/hermanzone/)

Install CD Customization (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallCDCustomization)

Live CD Customization (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization)

Mounting Windows Partitions Third Party NTFS3G (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountingWindowsPartitions/ThirdPartyNTFS3G)

The (Other) Ubuntu forums (http://theubuntuforums.org/)


Psychocats.net (http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/) (I highly recommend this site)


USB Installation Images (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/USBInstallationImages)

Is Ubuntu for You? (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=63315)

Debian Admin (http://www.debianadmin.com/)

How to Dual Boot when (Fill in the blank) is preinstalled (http://thevistaforums.com/index.php?showtopic=19902)

FOSSwire (http://fosswire.com/)

How to block internet advertisements, banners and spyware in Linux (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=110440)

Howto Create your own Ubuntu (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869659)

How to Get Help (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToGetHelp)

How to reset your password in Ubuntu (http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword)

Less is more: the hidden treasure of less command (http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/less-is-more-the-hidden-treasure-of-less-command.html)

Lightweight Linux (http://lightlinux.blogspot.com/)

(Linux is Not Windows) (http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm)

Open MS-Word and MS-PowerPoint file under Linux/UNIX (http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/open-ms-word-and-ms-powerpoint-file-under-linuxunix/)

Security on Ubuntu (http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/security#recoveryrisk)

Super Grub Disk (http://www.supergrubdisk.org/index.php)

The table of equivalents / replacements / analogs of Windows software in Linux (http://www.linuxrsp.ru/win-lin-soft/table-eng.html)

The Ubuntu Guide (http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Hardy)

Ubuntu Tips (beta) (http://www.ubuntutips.net/)

A bunch of links to different tips on Ubuntu (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=863575)

Linux Distribution Chooser (http://www.zegeniestudios.net/ldc/index.php)

Ubuntu Security (Very interesting!) (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=765421)

mkvnmtr
September 22nd, 2008, 04:40 PM
Welcome. That list of links is everything you need. Any problem you have you can come to these forums for more personal help. Have fun.

Het Irv
September 22nd, 2008, 04:48 PM
In addition to lukjad007's list there are a few more sites you should know of:

wiki.ubuntu.org
help.ubuntu.org

and this one is not for help... but its nice to know.
www.getdeb.net

getdeb hosts a bunch of programs that might be in the repos, but it is updated more frequently.

wolfen69
September 22nd, 2008, 05:16 PM
and this one is not for help... but its nice to know.
www.getdeb.org

getdeb hosts a bunch of programs that might be in the repos, but it is updated more frequently.

i think you meant www.getdeb.net :) the link you gave is :confused:

Het Irv
September 22nd, 2008, 05:55 PM
i think you meant www.getdeb.net :) the link you gave is :confused:
DOH!

I mess that up everytime, evenwhen I am trying to go there

Thanks for that!