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The campus IT department does not officially support Ubuntu
Please refer to the Ubuntu campus community for support
The Ubuntu campus community only supports stable LTS releases
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- Click on the Ubuntu logo above anytime to get back to this home page.
- Click on the tabbed headings below the Ubuntu logo for more specific help.
- Use the search box above the tabbed headings.
- This is the Stellenbosch University wiki help guide for Ubuntu.
- Ubuntu is a SECURE desktop and server operating system alternative to Microsoft Windows.
- Ubuntu is FREE TO USE and has thousands of FREE SOFTWARE programs to use at no charge.
- Ubuntu is an ideal platform for facilitating future innovative OPEN CAMPUS higher education technology systems.
- Ubuntu is great for BUSINESS ENTERPRISES that want to save lots of money on software licensing costs.
- Test and use Ubuntu
- Take the ONLINE TOUR and then give Ubuntu a TEST DRIVE using the live CD.
The live CD will not change anything on your computer, all the software runs from the CD.
Click here to find out how to create your own live CD.
- CLICK HERE to download the "Getting started" guide for Ubuntu 12.04, created by the Ubuntu manual community.
- CLICK HERE for help about the new Unity desktop user interface.
- On a DUAL BOOT computer, use Ubuntu for a SECURE desktop experience and Microsoft Windows for gaming.
- If you are switching from Microsoft Windows, first read this article, and then watch these YouTube videos.
- To get up and running with a minimum of fuss on campus, just follow the simple CAMPUS SETUP GUIDE.
- Thanks to the central IT department for hosting this server.
- Thanks to the many students and staff who volunteer time to help. You know who you are!
- Thanks to Ubuntu SERVER SOFTWARE the Stellenbosch University Library is able to provide the following:
** You use this wiki entirely at your own risk **
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In addition, please note that all Maties Ubuntu members are unpaid volunteers.
All help is subject to the "ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY" condition found in the GNU General Public License .
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