[ubuntu-uk] Two things I wanted to ask about.....

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Tue Jun 23 14:14:05 BST 2009

John wrote:
> My main pc went to the manufacturer today, it didnt break down as such, 
> it just needs some work done on it, plus it I want some extra RAM memory 
> and a better Graphics card. I am now using my little netbook, which is 
> doing remarkably, for what I have attached to it.
> I just wondered, I have attached the 17" monitor to it, plus the larger 
> keyboard, it is working really well so far. I now have two monitors side 
> by side, which I have managed to work out how to get working. I just 
> wondered, the monitor resolution is the largest, (cant remember the 
> exact resolution) but the Display box doesnt give that resolution, and 
> everything looks so big. I just wondered, is there any way to get it to 
> show the bigger resolution? Plus, with the two things added to the 
> netbook, will it be too much for it? I dont want to break this one. Its 
> the only one I have left at the moment, as I lent the laptop out.
> The second thing I wanted to ask was, I am hopeless at picking things up 
> by reading, I'm from the old school, where I learn better being shown. 
> Are there any courses I can go on, that can help me learn Linux better?
> Thanks for your help.
> John.

I do not know about courses, however I do know that if you can get the
attention of a helper friend then 'gitso' can be used with remarkable
effect. It is even pretty simple from the helper's end.
alan cocks
Ubuntu user

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