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=== Introduction ===
 
=== Introduction ===
  
On managed computers we install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is an operating system that will be supported for 5 years. This means that computers that are being installed in spring 2012 does not need to be reinstalled during the lifetime (in the theory).
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On managed computers we install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is an operating system that will be supported for 5 years.
  
=== The windows manager Unity ===
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=== The graphical shell Unity ===
 
[[File:Launcher_bfb.png|64px|left]]
 
[[File:Launcher_bfb.png|64px|left]]
Unity is Ubuntu's own windows manager based on Gnome 3. Unity can run in two modes, 3D and 2D.  
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Unity is Ubuntu's own graphical shell based on Gnome 3. Unity can run in two modes, 3D (using Compiz as the default window manager) and 2D (using Metacity as the default window manager).
  
 
3D mode only works with video cards that have sufficiently fast 3D performance and good enough drivers.  
 
3D mode only works with video cards that have sufficiently fast 3D performance and good enough drivers.  
  
 
Ubuntu tries to automatically use 2D mode if necessary.
 
Ubuntu tries to automatically use 2D mode if necessary.
 
 
[[Ubuntu unity| To learn more about Unity click here]]
 
[[Ubuntu unity| To learn more about Unity click here]]
  
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Ubuntu Software Center can be opened by pressing “ALT + F2” and typing “software centre”, and pressing enter.
 
Ubuntu Software Center can be opened by pressing “ALT + F2” and typing “software centre”, and pressing enter.
  
In Ubuntu Software Center you will find availble software. There are search options as well.
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In Ubuntu Software Center you will find available software. There are search options as well.
  
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[[Ubuntu Softwarecenter| To learn more about the software centre click here.]]
  
[[Ubuntu Softwarecenter| To learn more about the software centre click here.]]
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You can also install software directly in Terminal using '''sudo apt-get''' commands.
  
  
=== Monitor settings ===
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=== Monitor / Display settings ===
  
  
 
There are three different monitor configurations that are handy to know about.
 
There are three different monitor configurations that are handy to know about.
  
1. Laptop / Laptop with additional monitor
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1. Laptop / Laptop with additional monitor
  
2. Desktop / Desktop with additional monitor
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2. Desktop / Desktop with additional monitor
 
 
3. Projector
 
  
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3. Projector
  
 
There are also two different display modes to choose from when an additional monitor is available.
 
There are also two different display modes to choose from when an additional monitor is available.
  
1. Extended display
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1. Extended display
  
2. Clone display
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2. Clone display
  
Ubuntu normaly automatically detects the mointors in use.
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Ubuntu will normaly automatically detects the monitors in use.
  
 
[[Ubuntu_display| To learn more about configuring a display in Ubuntu click here]]
 
[[Ubuntu_display| To learn more about configuring a display in Ubuntu click here]]
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=== Printing ===
 
=== Printing ===
  
==== Network Printers ===
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==== Network Printers ====
  
  
1. Choose the function “print” in the program you are using.
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1. Choose the function “print” in the program you are using.
  
2. Choose a printer (standard printer is [[pullprint]]).
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2. Choose a printer (standard printer is [[pullprint]]).
  
3. Locate the printer and swipe your card.
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3. Locate the printer and swipe your card.
  
  
==== Local Printers ====
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It is possible to use local printers for some Ubuntu clients, mainly laptops, via CUPS’s administrator tools. This is a graphic tool that runs via the web browser, and can be reached by going to http://127.0.0.1:631.
 
 
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[[Category:BRA]]
 
 
[[Category:Linux]]
 
[[Category:Linux]]
 
[[Category:Linux software]]
 
[[Category:Linux software]]

Latest revision as of 12:25, 25 March 2019

Ubuntu on managed computer

Introduction

On managed computers we install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is an operating system that will be supported for 5 years.

The graphical shell Unity

Launcher bfb.png

Unity is Ubuntu's own graphical shell based on Gnome 3. Unity can run in two modes, 3D (using Compiz as the default window manager) and 2D (using Metacity as the default window manager).

3D mode only works with video cards that have sufficiently fast 3D performance and good enough drivers.

Ubuntu tries to automatically use 2D mode if necessary. To learn more about Unity click here

Software

Softwarecenter.png

To install software, use the Ubuntu Software Center.

Ubuntu Software Center can be opened by pressing “ALT + F2” and typing “software centre”, and pressing enter.

In Ubuntu Software Center you will find available software. There are search options as well.

To learn more about the software centre click here.

You can also install software directly in Terminal using sudo apt-get commands.


Monitor / Display settings

There are three different monitor configurations that are handy to know about.

1. Laptop / Laptop with additional monitor

2. Desktop / Desktop with additional monitor

3. Projector

There are also two different display modes to choose from when an additional monitor is available.

1. Extended display

2. Clone display

Ubuntu will normaly automatically detects the monitors in use.

To learn more about configuring a display in Ubuntu click here


Printing

Network Printers

1. Choose the function “print” in the program you are using.

2. Choose a printer (standard printer is pullprint).

3. Locate the printer and swipe your card.