Category Archives: Applications

How to install Logger Pro

Logger Pro is a data-collection and analysis program used on some of your Science classes. If Logger Pro is not installed follow the steps below to add it to your laptop:

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Amplifying sound with Audacity

Here we will be teaching you how to amplify the volume level of audio¬†recordings. However, keep in mind that if you used an external microphone when capturing your recording then¬†most likely you won’t need to increase the recording’s volume level. … Continue reading

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How To Install PlayOnLinux Via Command Line

Unfortunately when trying to install PlayOnLinux via the Ubuntu Software Center is troubling for some of you all. I bring you another way of installing it. PlayOnLinux is used if you need to run some sort of windows software on … Continue reading

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How to Record Audio

To record audio, we use a program called Audio Recorder. This program has already been installed on all of the student laptops. To open Audio Recorder: Search for it in the Dash by typing the word Audio, and click on … Continue reading

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MicNote

Original Post By: Jared Claar Edited and Video By: Brielle Bitts Micnote is a Google Chrome application that records your voice and turns it into notes that you will able to look back at later. Watch the video below or … Continue reading

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Installing the Spotify app

Among the giants of music streaming such as Pandora, is Spotify. Spotify is a music service which allows users to stream their favorite music and create playlists with them. As some students may have noticed, Spotify is not found when … Continue reading

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Playing media files on your 1:1 laptop

There are many ways to play media files on your 1:1 laptop. In addition to the system default music and video players, there are two other robust media players installed on the 1:1 computers – Clementine and VLC Media Player. … Continue reading

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Uploading LibreOffice documents to Google Drive

LibreOffice is the open source productivity suite, similar to Microsoft Office or Apple iWork, that is included on the 1:1 laptops. In some cases it may be necessary to export the documents that you created in the LibreOffice applications for … Continue reading

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Setting the default internet browser

There are two internet browsers included with the 1:1 systems: Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The default browser is Google Chrome. You can set the default internet browser on your 1:1 laptop to your preference. To change the default browser … Continue reading

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Installing Applications with the Ubuntu Software Center

Although the 1:1 Laptop Project provides students with a wide selection of applications installed on their 1:1 laptop, there are thousands of other “apps” available to students to install on their system. Similar to the App Store found on Apple … Continue reading

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