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The Art of Learning New Interfaces

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A great many people find new interfaces downright puzzling. However, most interfaces share common features. Having been there and done that, Don Parris shows the technologically challenged how to find their way around nearly any graphical interface, whether it's an operating system GUI or a new office suite.

It's a Learning Experience

Perhaps you're faced with having to learn a new operating system, or just a new program. Perhaps your boss spoke, and it's happening. Or maybe you still haven't tried out that Live GNU/Linux CD your friend gave you six months ago. Many people won't try something new because they fear failure. They're afraid they'll click the wrong icon and ruin their whole computer. Or they're afraid they'll see the new interface, and won't recognize anything. They'll feel lost. If you fit into this category, let's see if I can help you out.

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