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Linux Desktop Training

Linux Desktop Productivity and Applications Training

A two day course, taught by one of the leaders in Linux desktop computing, designed to empower the end user to use a Linux desktop in a highly productive manner.

Topics Covered Include:

Day One:

  • Introduction to Linux
    • History and current status
    • Linux Kernel and the Distributions
  • Linux Fundamentals
    • X Windows Sytem
    • Text Editing
    • Working on the command line
    • Basic commands
  • Desktop Environment
    • GNOME
    • KDE
  • Using and Configuring
    • WRITER
    • CALC

Day Two:

  • Migrating from and Collaborating with Microsoft Windows Environment
    • Document formats - cross-platform compatibility
    • Data migration
  • Linux Networking Fundamentals
    • Setting up network
    • Working in a Microsoft Windows Network
  • Desktop applications
    • Mozilla
    • GIMP
    • Installing new applications

This course is intended for end-users, as well as for managers who are interesting in evaluating Linux for their workforce.

Class Timing: Class will be held from 9AM to 5PM, both days, with a morning and afternoon break.

Prerequisites: This is an introductory course which assumes user level experience with any computer system, use of mouse and menus. If you have any questions about the difficulty level of the class, please contact us at

On-site: If you would like to arrange an on-site Linux desktop class, please contact us at We customize our class to match your choice of distribution(s), desktop and software.


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