[Ubuntu PA] Looking for training resources & suggestions

Jim Fisher pechterbread at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 16 13:35:07 GMT 2007

--- Kevin Valentine <kevin.valentine at gmail.com> wrote:

> Elizabeth Bevilacqua wrote:
> > They're still developing the first course which is
> a very, very good
> > introduction to Ubuntu 7.10. Check out their
> current beta revision of
> > the course on launchpad:
> >
> >
> >
> > (you'll need bzr installed, instructions on that
> page on how to snag
> > the course file, it's big so it takes a while).
> I just went through the process of building the html
> and pdf files using
> the make file.  I agree, the download and the
> docbook conversion take a
> very long time.  Also make sure your folder can hold
> a approximately 240
> MB of files (lots of images).  I found that I had to
> install a bunch of
> docbook packages via Synaptic.  The main app needed
> is dblatex.  I had
> to edit my Makefile to use "TEXSTYLE = -T
> $(CURDIR)/lib/training.sty"
> line instead of the one above it.  The documentation
> is very good.  Hope
> they can get it into a more accessible package soon.

I downloaded also, and when makefile failed, after
installing the 3 required packages, I installed

docbook2pdf worked wonderfully, although each
chapter/Lesson had to be done independently.

jim fisher

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