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

John jakewc2 at sky.com
Tue Jun 23 14:37:11 BST 2009

alan c wrote:
> 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.
> http://code.google.com/p/gitso/
Oh right. I have gitso installed, who are the helper friends?


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