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 +===== Getting started with Vinux =====
 + 
 +Below are resources you may find helpful when getting started with Vinux. ​
 + 
 +They are split into individual articles for external linking purposes.
 + 
 +Please start by [[downloading_iso|downloading a Vinux image]], you may want to read the latest [[release_announcement_5.0|release notes]] for Vinux.
 + 
 +Check the integrity of the downloaded image by [[md5sum|checking the MD5 sum]].
 + 
 +Once the integrity has been confirmed, you can [[burning_iso|burn the image to optical media]].
 + 
 +After [[booting_live|booting from the live image you just created]], you will be greeted by the orca screenreader.
 + 
 +You can use insert spacebar to bring up the 
 +[[orca_preferences|Orca preferences]] window where you can configure the screen reader.
 + 
 +If you do not have an insert key you can open the orca preferences window by pushing:
 +<​code>​
 +ALT + F2 then
 +orca -s
 +</​code>​
 + 
 +in the dash or a terminal.
 + 
 +Control ALT T opens a terminal window in any of the three graphical desktops available in Vinux5. ​
 + 
 +Please be sure to consult [[partitioning|How to partition your drive]] prior to [[installing_vinux4|Installing Vinujx]]
 + 
 +If you find yourself without sound please read over our [[sound-indicator|sound indicator]] information.
 + 
 +=====Default Vinux Applications=====
 + 
 +Here are links to articles about Some of the most used programs found in Vinux.
 + 
 +[[classicmenu_indicator|Classic menu indicator]]
 + 
 +[[nautilus|Nautilus file manager]]
 + 
 +[[firefox|Firefox web browser]]
 + 
 + 
 +[[thunderbird|Thunderbird email client]]
 + 
 +[[gedit|Gedit text editor]]
 + 
 +[[nano|Nano command line text editor]]
 + 
 + 
 +[[rhythmbox|Rhythmbox media player]]
 + 
 +[[pidgin|Pidgin internet messenger]]
 + 
 +