View Full Version : New to Ubuntu? Guidance is here!

August 16th, 2006, 05:23 AM
The Ubuntu New Users Network (NUN), a group of Ubuntu enthusiasts, has created the first Ubuntu Classroom.
Providing new users with a one-on-one environment to learn Ubuntu’s ins and outs,the Classroom also doubles as a location for biweekly lectures ranging from the basics, all the way up to system administration.
Recently, the network was featured in an article over at Linux.com (http://community.linux.com/community/06/08/08/2042213.shtml?tid=12&tid=96). Mayank Sharma interviewed one of the New User Mentors, Richard Johnson (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/nixternal), and had this to say:

Ubuntu Linux might be an easy distribution to use, but some new users quickly run into things that bewilder them. Commands like sudo, apt-get, and terminal make newbies scurry around for help from forum boards, mailing lists, and IRC. To help such newcomers, Ubuntu has put together a community team that ensures new users are handled with care. The New Users Network, or NUN, is a group of experienced Ubuntu enthusiasts who help new Ubuntu users come to grips with the operating system.
Interested in becoming a mentor? Visit the New Users Network (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NewUserNetwork) page. To view upcoming lectures, head on over to the Classroom (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Classroom) page.
[Discuss NUN in the forums (http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=237097).]

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