[Ubuntu PA] Looking for training resources & suggestions

Art Alexion art.alexion at verizon.net
Mon Dec 10 19:33:20 GMT 2007

On Monday 10 December 2007 13:41:03 Alex Launi wrote:
> Art, I'm still not sure what kinds of resources you're looking for. What
> types of things are you going to be teaching in the class? Lots of shell
> stuff? Linux desktop usage? Server administration? If you can give some
> specifics I/we could help out a lot more in pointing you to resources.

Desktop, not much shell.  The course is geared toward Windows desktop users 
who are interested in exploring Linux, and program administrators looking to 
save money on desktops.  These are small environments without a central 

The rest are individuals who just want a home desktop.

I don't want to scare anyone away with a terminal.

> --Alex
> On Dec 10, 2007 1:23 PM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at verizon.net> wrote:
> > I am planning to teach a Linux for Beginners course sometime in the next
> > couple of months through my non-profit employer.  My company is a large
> > decentralized non-profit social services agency.  Some of our programs
> > are cash strapped, and Linux could be a strategy for saving money, not
> > just on software, but as a way to get more years out of hardware as well.
> >  In addition, this may help individual employees.
> >
> > Anyway the course is geared toward people with a reasonable amount of
> > user experience — not tech people but not new-to-computers.
> >
> > Do you know of any Ubuntu resources that I can draw on?  I am looking for
> > suggestions from people who have done this before, lesson plans, as well
> > stuff to distribute, like CDs, stickers and other trinkets, if available.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
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