Ubuntu Desktop Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

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Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Participants should be familiar with a operation system (like Windows or other distribution of Linux) and understand a concept of a file, directory, application, etc...

Overview Overview

This course has been prepared for people who want to know how to use Ubuntu Desktop for everyday work. This course explains how to manage your files, install and configure your devices, send emails, browse internet and use the full power of GNU/Linux operating system.

Course Outline Course Outline

Linux, Distributions and Ubuntu

  • What is Linux?
  • What is Ubuntu?
  • What versions of Ubuntu are available?
  • Is Ubuntu free?

Know your Environment, Gnome

  • Configuring Appearance
  • Visual Effects with Ubuntu
  • Input devices settings
  • Sound configuration
  • Network configuration
  • Monitoring your resources
  • Reading Log files

Installing and Removing Software

  • Browsing staggering catalogue of applications
  • Installing software
  • Upgrading selected application
  • Removing software
  • Upgrading the system
  • Upgrading distribution

Sharing Desktop with Others

  • Vino and other VNC clients and servers
  • Remote control of your computer


  • Editing documents with OpenOffice writer
  • Using OpenOffice Calc
  • Note taking through Tomboy

Emails, Calendars, Contacts and Tasks

  • Using Evolution
  • Configuring email settings
  • Creating calendars
  • Using Web Calendars (Like Google Calendar, Ical, WebDav, etc...)
  • Synchronizing your emails and calendar with mobile devices
  • Instant messaging with Pidgin IM


  • Configuring Firefox
  • Bookmarks and history
  • Spell checker
  • Add-ons and plug-ins

Photos and Images

  • Organizing your images with F-spot manager
  • Editing pictures with Gimp

Music and Video

  • Playing DVD's
  • Access (truly) free music store
  • DRM and Ubuntu

Running Windows Applications

  • Using windows emulator (wine) to run your Windows applications
  • How to run Windows inside Linux

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $3740
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $3740 $1840
2 $2185 $1160
3 $1667 $933
4 $1408 $820
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Upcoming Courses

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ON, Markham - Trillium Executive CentreTue, Nov 8 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3740
BC, Victoria - The AtriumWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3940
QC, Montreal - University StreetThu, Nov 10 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $4090
BC, Vancouver Park PlaceThu, Nov 10 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3790
BC, Vancouver - YaletownMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3840

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