Ubuntu User Days - Teaching the User

New to Ubuntu? Looking for classes to help you become a more proficient Ubuntu User? Then Ubuntu User Days are for you!

Ubuntu User Days are a set of courses offered during a one day period to teach beginning and/or intermediate Ubuntu users the basics to getting started with Ubuntu and You're Invited!

What: Ubuntu User Days

When: Saturday, January 23, 2010

Where: #ubuntu-classroom and #ubuntu-classroom-chat
(You will need to join both channels on Freenode. #ubuntu-classroom will be where the instruction is given, and #ubuntu-classroom-chat will be where you will be able to type your questions and comments .)

Time: 1200UTC to 0200UTC

(Classes being offered: (All Times in UTC) Click here for Time Conversion )

12:00 - Introduction
13:00 - Switching to Ubuntu & Installation
14:00 - Command Line Basics
15:00 - Finding Helpful Resources
16:00 - Restricted Drivers
17:00 - Using Launchpad
18:00 - Seahorse and GnuPG
19:00 - Choosing hardware that works with Ubuntu
20:00 - Partitioning 101
21:00 - Ubuntu Equivalent Programs
22:00 - Getting involved in the Ubuntu Community
23:00 - Trusted Software, Where to find it and why
00:00 - Package Management Basics
01:00 - Using Ubuntu One
02:00 - Using IRC

What are you waiting for - join the wonderful volunteers of the Ubuntu Learning and Beginner teams for what will prove to be a day of sharing knowledge and participating community learning.

For more information check out the Ubuntu User Days wiki and let's get started.


Follow along as Ubuntu enthusiast and Community organizer Amber Graner helps put the "You" in Ubuntu.

Amber Graner is an active Ubuntu community member and organizer who encourages everyone around her to participate, support, and learn about Ubuntu and Open Source. With a smile and a sense of humor, Amber reminds people that there is a place for everyone in the Ubuntu community – regardless of technical skill level (or lack thereof). She is constantly looking for people, places, and events within the Ubuntu community that help inspire Ubuntu users to participate actively within the Ubuntu community. Email Amber at amber AT ubuntu-user DOT com.


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