[kwlug-disc] Computer beginner tutorials on Linux

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 21 15:29:26 EST 2009


My experience is that the easiest way is with a game. Maybe solitaire for a mature person.

With window managers and interfaces, the problem is that to use the tutorial you should already know how to use the interface :)

So, sitting down with the person and walking through 


In any event. I found this googling for "absolutely computer beginner tutorial"

http://www.seniorsguidetocomputers.com/basics.asp

Raul Suarez


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----- Original Message ----
From: Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca>
To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 2:45:22 PM
Subject: [kwlug-disc] Computer beginner tutorials on Linux


I am looking for some very basic software that goes through mouse
basics, opening and closing windows, managing files and so on.
Interactive tutorials would be good. 

My search-fu is pretty weak. When I look for Linux introductions I
find stuff like "How to flogrib using glrebratz on the command line"
and "importing CACert into Ubuntu in five easy steps", not stuff I
could plunk in front of the apocryphal grandma who has never used a
computer before. 

- Paul



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