To help create gNewSense documention please see the How to Contribute section of this page.
- Before switching to gNewSense
- Hardware requirements
- Installing gNewSense
- Introduction to the Desktop Environment
- Basic Settings
- Using gNewSense
- Basic Administration
- Advanced Administration
- Hardware Hacks
- Project Documentation
- Wiki Documentation
- How to Contribute
Before switching to gNewSense
You can also install gNewSense on a virtual machine, which let you try it as you wish without altering your real hard drive.
gNewSense hardware support status is given in the recommended hardware page. Other useful information can be found on Supported Wireless Cards, the laptop guide page and in user experiences for some hardware configurations.
List of Supported Printers
Debootstrapping gNewSense 3 (for advanced users)
Introduction to the Desktop Environment
GNOME: the gNewSense default desktop environment.
KDE: a complete desktop environment with a more Windows-like behaviour
Xfce: a lightweight desktop environment
Enhancements: 3D effects with compiz
Keyboard layout: Setting up Dvorak
Networking and Internet
Web browsers: with Epiphany as the default application
Email: with Evolution as the default application
Pidgin: the default IM client
Office application suite: LibreOffice
Commonly Used Applications
Adding and Removing Programs
Changing the Appearance of gNewSense
Firewall: a guide to setting up a simple firewall to protect your computer from unwanted intruders
Repositories: reference page about the gNewSense repositories
Sessions preferences: where you decide which program(s) to start when you login
- Security tools (Bastille and Tiger)
Please see Writing Documentation for information on integration for documentation and translation on the wiki for a better implementation.
How to Contribute
If you would like to contribute to the gNewSense documentation you are more than welcome! We are currently working on a structure for future documentation (see below). If you would like to make suggestions for the structure, or start writing, please introduce yourself on the gnewsense-users mailing list.