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There are some tips in the ''[http://laptop.org/start Getting Started Guide]'' on our [http://laptop.org laptop.org] website. You can download a PDF version: [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/getting_started_3.pdf getting_started.pdf.] There is also a [[User_Guide|community-maintained ''User Guide'']] on the wiki.
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== Help activity/manual ==
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[[Image:Activity-help.svg|left]]If your XO is running a [[Releases|Release]] from 2008 or later, there is a [[Help (activity)|'''Help''' activity]] for it.  If it is installed on your XO, it will appear in your [[Home view]] with a (?) icon.  You can install this activity from [[Activities/Help-G1G1]] or using Software update in the Sugar Control Panel.
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You can read a version of the same manual at http://laptop.org/manual  The updated version of this Getting Started Guide is included, and you can use the menu on the left side of the [http://laptop.org/manual manual page] to jump directly to it if you wish.
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== Getting started pages ==
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There is a small set of pages at http://laptop.org/10.1.3/gettingstarted/ for OLPC software [[Releases|release]] 10.1.3.
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=== Getting started for earlier releases ===
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If your XO is running earlier software, such as 8.1 which is on the first deliveries of [[G1G1 2008|2008 Give One, Get One]] laptops or "Ship.2" release that came with the 2007 Give One, Get One laptops,
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you should consider [[upgrading the XO|upgrading your XO]] to a later [[releases|release]].
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See [[What release am I running?]].
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You can read the earlier [http://laptop.org/start Getting Started Guide] online.
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You can also download this as a [[:Image:Xo-start-13.xol|collection to your XO]] (in English and and Spanish), or download as a [http://laptop.org/start/getting_started_3.pdf PDF] or download in [http://wiki.laptop.org/images/8/86/Getting_started.doc MS Word format].
==Guides==
==Guides==
* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/index.shtml opening the laptop]
* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/index.shtml opening the laptop]
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/connecting.shtml getting connected]
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* [[Getting started/connecting|getting connected]]
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/activities.shtml using activities]
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* [[Getting started/activities|using activities]]
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/invite.shtml inviting a friend]
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* [[Getting started/invite|inviting a friend]]
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/sharing.shtml sharing with the neighborhood]
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* [[Getting started/sharing|sharing with the neighborhood]]
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/journal.shtml using your journal]
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* [[Getting started/journal|using your journal]]
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/ebook.shtml ebook mode]
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* [[Getting started/ebook|ebook mode]]
==Overviews==
==Overviews==
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/keyboard.shtml keyboard]
* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/keyboard.shtml keyboard]
* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/battery.shtml battery]
* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/battery.shtml battery]
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==Troubleshooting==   
==Troubleshooting==   
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* [http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/troubleshooting.shtml troubleshooting]
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* [http://laptop.org/7.1.0/gettingstarted/troubleshooting.shtml troubleshooting] (originally written for software release [[7.1.0]] but much still applies)
==Additional support==
==Additional support==
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* [[Manuals]] lists some other resources.
* [[Support|support overview]]
* [[Support|support overview]]
* [[Support FAQ|frequently asked questions (regarding support)]]
* [[Support FAQ|frequently asked questions (regarding support)]]
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* [[New Users|new users]] Q&A
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* [[New Users|new users]] Q&A, [[New G1G1 Users notes]]
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* [[workarounds]]: Temporary ways to deal with problems that will be fixed.
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* community-maintained [[User Guide]]
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Current revision as of 07:18, 14 October 2012

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Contents

Help activity/manual

If your XO is running a Release from 2008 or later, there is a Help activity for it. If it is installed on your XO, it will appear in your Home view with a (?) icon. You can install this activity from Activities/Help-G1G1 or using Software update in the Sugar Control Panel.

You can read a version of the same manual at http://laptop.org/manual The updated version of this Getting Started Guide is included, and you can use the menu on the left side of the manual page to jump directly to it if you wish.

Getting started pages

There is a small set of pages at http://laptop.org/10.1.3/gettingstarted/ for OLPC software release 10.1.3.

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The content of this section is considered
DEPRECATED and OBSOLETE
It is preserved for historical or documenting reasons.

Getting started for earlier releases

If your XO is running earlier software, such as 8.1 which is on the first deliveries of 2008 Give One, Get One laptops or "Ship.2" release that came with the 2007 Give One, Get One laptops, you should consider upgrading your XO to a later release. See What release am I running?.

You can read the earlier Getting Started Guide online. You can also download this as a collection to your XO (in English and and Spanish), or download as a PDF or download in MS Word format.

Guides

Overviews


Troubleshooting

Additional support

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