Additional styling for the SoSLUG theme
Templates add a consistency of style to web pages via styles sheets. For example by adding a class rule. to a <p> tag, i.e. <p class = 'justify- right' > text can be justified right simply and without specific knowledge of CSS style rules.
The second section shows how, notes warnings and updates can be added to enhance the look of a document, again simply by adding a class rule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) about SoSLUG content layout
How do I centre, justify, or right justify text?
Simply add a class rule to the paragraph <p> ,or <div> tag if you want one than one consecutive paragraph reformatted. E.g
Installing Scratch on Debian or Ubuntu
Scratch is a developer application with the young in mind it is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas and concepts, learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
Image Editing with Gimp
Gimp is an image editor which is as powerful as Photo Shop but has the great advantage of being free whereas Photo Shop will cost you many hundreds of pounds. The other advantage is that Gimp will work not only with Linux based operating systems, with which we are primarily concerned, but also with Windows and Macs .
What is Codecademy? Simply put it is a website that serves two distinction functions, first and most obvious is that it attempts through the use of lessons and exercises to bring an awareness and heighten sense of achievement when learning to programme. It does this through the use of tokens and points, although having completed the course available I am not sure what the maximum score achievable might be. There is no league table that I am aware of so cannot compare notes so to speak.
This section covers material to help a novice to Linux get started. If you are just starting out, or wondering what flavour of Linux to try, then read this in conjunction with the section on Linux distributions (distros for short). Of course you may be new to Linux but have been using to computers for some time. This section is aimed at helping you make that transition. Many of the articles have been written by novices themselves, recording their experiences and first impressions of Linux.
Simple How To for Novices
A collection of how to's to get you started with Linux. What new people to Linux will want to do once they have installed their particular distribution of Linux is to set about personalising their computer, in particular the desktop.
How to Build a Desktop Computer
I wanted to upgrade my ten year old desktop but found that what I wanted and what I could afford were two completely different things. Therefore, I decided to look into building my own Desktop and after some considerable research decided to purchase the following as the basic parts for my desktop:-
Personal Certificate and private key for SSL client authentication in Chromium
This workshop seeks to solve the problem of client authentication, particularly when logging into a secure third party mail server or secure website using the Chromium browser.
As many of you are aware when attempting to access a webmail account using any browser the relevant ISP will exchange SSL Certificates with your computer and if your computer does not allow that ISP Certificate a warning will be issued and you have to decide whether to proceed.
This tutorial covers connecting a Windows based printer, to Debian 6.00 - Squeeze, the latest Debian version that has been declared stable on 6th February 2011.