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Re: RFC - Moving to Fedora from Windows



On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 19:05 +0100, Andrew Hudson wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> Having read with a heavy heart the post from Greg concerning a newbie 
> experience with Fedora, I kinda figured that what we need is an 
> orientation document for new users (ie new to Linux) to pick up when 
> they come to Fedora.
> 
> Brief outline below:
> 
> Welcome to Fedora Core Linux
> 	Linux concepts (ie root etc)
> First impressions
> 	Gnome - where do I find? Screensaver, desktop background etc
> 	Email - What's this Evolution thing? (potential to include 		 
> Thunderbird here because of availabilty on Windows)
> 	Internet - Finding the web
> 	Productivity - Finding OpenOffice.org, brief intro to each 			component
> 	IM - Where's AIM or Windows Messenger?
> Moving Further
> 	Games - getting your Windows games working under Fedora
> 	Getting support for your graphics card/Installing appropriate 			drivers
> 
> This is just a starting point - feel free to shout down or include any 
> other areas that you feel would be genuinely advantageous for a newbie 
> to read about when they first boot into Fedora.

Andrew,

I threw this on the wiki:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocsProject/Drafts/GettingStartedGuide

As per the FDSCo meeting yesterday, we might as well think of this as a
good test case.  Hope I'm not inducing any cringe....

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