Ubuntu Desktop Training Available

The Ubuntu Desktop Training program, aimed at new users, is now available. The training provides simulations, practical exercises and information to make daily tasks easy. While prior experience with Linux is not required, basic computer skills are a pre-requisite.

After completing the course, a user should be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of open source and how they tie in with Ubuntu
  • Customize the look and feel of the Ubuntu desktop
  • Navigate through the file system and search for files
  • Connect to and use the Internet
  • Perform basic word-processing and spreadsheet functions using OpenOffice.org
  • Install and play games
  • Add, remove and update applications
  • View, draw, manipulate and scan images
  • Play, edit and organize music and video files
  • Seek help on Ubuntu from free and commercial sources
  • Create partitions and dual-boot options

The retail price is $100 and can be purchased through shop.canonical.com. Bulk discounts are available for corporations. Any queries regarding this and other Ubuntu training courses should be directed to: training@ubuntu.com.

Other training options are available at http://www.ubuntu.com/training.

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