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The Kubuntu 5.10 Quick Guide

Jerome Gotangco

Greg Taylor

Troy Williams

Abstract

This document provides a quick tour and introduction to Kubuntu.

This is a draft document, parts may be incomplete or out of date. The Kubuntu documentation team needs your help, please join #ubuntu-doc to get involved.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
About this book
About Kubuntu
Online resources
2. Getting started with Kubuntu
Login
The Kubuntu Desktop
Toolbar
Starting an Application
Closing an Application
Connecting to a Printer
Connecting to the Internet
Configuring a broadband Internet connection
Configuring a Dial-Up Connection
Installing Additional Applications
Finding Packages
Installing Packages
Upgrading Packages
Removing Packages
Logging Out from Kubuntu
3. The K Menu
Graphics
Gwenview (Image Viewer)
Krita (Paint Program)
KPDF (PDF Viewer)
Kooka (Scan & OCR Program)
KSnapshot (Screen Capture Program)
Internet
Krfb (Desktop Sharing)
Kopete (Instant Messaging)
KPPP (Internet Dial-Up Tool)
Konversation (IRC Chat)
Krdc (Remote Desktop Connection)
Akregator (RSS Feed Reader)
Konqueror (Web Browser)
KWiFiManager (Wireless LAN Manager)
Multimedia
amaroK (Audio Player)
K3b (CD & DVD burning)
KsCD (CD Player)
KAudioCreator (CD Ripper)
Kaffeine (Media Player)
JuK (Music Player)
KMix (Sound Mixer)
Office
Kontact (Personal Information Manager)
OpenOffice.org
System
KInfoCenter (Info Center)
Adept (Package Manager)
KSysGuard (Performance Monitor)
KCron (Task Scheduler)
Konsole (Terminal Program)
KUser (User Manager)
Utilities
Kate (Advanced Text Editor)
ArK (Archiving Tool)
Konserve (Backup Tool)
KCharSelect (Character Selector)
KGpg (Encryption Tool)
KdeprintFax (Fax Utility)
KFloppy (Floppy Formatter)
KPilot (PalmPilot Tool)
KAlarm (Personal Alarm Scheduler)
KArm (Personal Time Tracker)
KNotes (Popup Notes)
Printing Manager
KJobViewer (Print Jobs)
KRegExpEditor (Regular Expression Editor)
KCalc (Scientific Calculator)
Wallet Management Tool
Kubuntu System Settings
Personal
Hardware
Internet and Network
System Administration
Find Files/Folders (KFind)
Help
Run Command
Switch User
Lock Session
Log Out
4. The System Menu
Home Folder
Storage Media
Remote Places
Settings
Trash
5. Beyond Kubuntu basics
A. Creative Commons by Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0
B. GNU Free Documentation License

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5.1. Going beyond the basics

 
 
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