[ubuntu-uk] 12.04 Unity intro poster
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Sat Apr 28 18:23:13 UTC 2012
On 28/04/12 17:36, paul sutton wrote:
> On 28/04/12 17:31, Bill Baker wrote:
>> On Sat, 2012-04-28 at 15:55 +0100, alan c wrote:
>>> On 28/04/12 14:14, kpb wrote:
>>>> On 28/04/12 11:59, Barry Drake wrote:
>>>>> Someone just upgraded from 10.04 and after answering a couple of
>>>>> questions, I pointed him to the poster. He found it very helpful.
>>>> Hello Barry and all
>>>> That is exactly what/who the poster is for, I'm glad it was useful.
>>>> The Ubuntu Desktop Guide really is good documentation once you get the
>>>> names of things and the basic actions sorted out.
>>> I think it has been noticed that Ubuntu 12.04 does not make it at all
>>> easy to find a useful Help facility, not sure if a bug has been raised
>>> at all, I hope so. One guinea pig I saw use it here immediately
>>> searched around for a help list. Unfortunately even I did not know
>>> where that was ... :-(
>>> My try was F1 but this is context sensitive.
>>> alan cocks
>> Reading this - and purely as a guess....
>> I hit the<Super>** key which, of course, opened the main lens.
>> I typed "help".
>> There it was.
>> Whilst that might be an obvious route to me - it most definite;y would
>> not be to a new Unity user.
>> ** I would hit the<Super> key - wouldn't I. I am<Super>Engineer. ;D
> As the super key is the windows key on windows, people may not realise
> that the windows key works in Linux and is called the super key. if you
> press the windows key on windows the start menu pops up straight away,
> with linux the super key is pressed there is a delay, the fact there is
> a delay (good thing and i guess reasons for this ) may make people think
> it does't do anything.
Bit ironic, but when I used Windows for years and too long, I never
used the Windows key! I now see the error of my ways and will be using
it a lot!
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