Integrated Search

Firefox includes an integrated search feature that enables you to search for and find any information. The Search bar comes pre-loaded with search engines for Google, Yahoo , Amazon, eBay, Answers.com and Creative Commons. You can enter a search term in the Search bar and receive immediate answers from the search engine you choose. You can select a new search engine from the Search bar menu at any time and add search engines from favourite Web sites. 8Amaion.C > ni ft Answers .cam 0 creative...

Removing Red

In some cameras, the proximity of the flash to the lens causes the light from the flash to reflect from the subject's retina to the lens, leaving a red eye mark on the image. Referred to as a red eye, the size of the mark depends on the amount of light reflected. The gThumb software can be used to remove the red eye from images. 1. In the gThumb window, double-click the thumbnail of the image that has a red eye. The image opens in a new window. Figure 8.9 Image with a Red Eye 2. In the edit...

Figure 28 Evolution Email Client

Word Processing The OpenOffice.org suite is installed on Ubuntu by default and provides many features of Microsoft Office. Vista comes with WordPad by default the full version of Microsoft Word (or Office) for Microsoft Windows, is available at an additional cost. Multimedia Several multimedia programmes are configured by default on Ubuntu, such as Sound Juicer, Rythmbox, Serpentine, Movie Player and Sound Recorder. Sound Juicer is the default application for playing audio CDs. If you plug-in...

Lab Exercise

Exercise 1 Playing Music Using Rhythmbox You have recently installed Ubuntu and want to play and organise your music files, listen to music podcasts and Internet radio. List the steps that you would take. 1. On the Application menu, point to Sound & Video and then click Rhythmbox Music Player. 2. To start importing individual music files into Rhythmbox, right-click Library and click Import File. 3. In the Import File into Library dialogue box, navigate to the folder from which you want to...

Exercise 1 Creating a Web Album by using gThumb

You have just returned from a vacation with your friends. You decide to write about this experience on your blog and post some photographs of the trip. However, uploading images one by one to the Web site involves a lot of effort and time. You want to find a more convenient way to 1. Launch gThumb. The Desktop Images window is displayed. 2. Click Images on the left navigation bar and navigate to the folder in which the images are stored. Click Open. The workspace displays all the images...