What Windows Or New Users Need To Know About Ubuntu

by vitalbodies on September 5th, 2008

What Windows Or New Users Need To Know About Ubuntu

If you are used to Windows or Mac or you just suddenly start using Ubuntu, there are few things that you will want to know sooner or later.

Usually sooner…

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VitalBodies recently switched all of our computers over to Ubuntu and upgraded from Hardy Heron to Intrepid Ibex to Jaunty Jackalope to Karmic Koala.

Glad we did, but there was a learning curve.

Below is a list of posts originally done for Hardy Heron but work equally well for Intrepid Ibex, Jaunty Jackalope and Karmic Koala.

The list of How Tos below is intended to reduce the incline of your learning curve…

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Installing Applications / Programs / Software In Ubuntu:

Installing Fonts:

Wireless That Works Out Of The Box:

Wireless Range:

Shockwave Or Flash:




Resource Monitor:

Terminal Commands:

Web Building or Development:


What Version Are You Running?:

64-Bit Ubuntu:

Blender 3D:

Wireless Monitor:

  • Applications > Add/Remove… > Show: All Open Source Applications > Search: Wireless

Screen Capture:

  • Press the PrtSc button on your keyboard…

Where Are My Documents?:

  • Places > Home Folder or home/username

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VitalBodies would like to thank the countless Ubuntu teams and free software teams that make Ubuntu possible!

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