Pop!_OS – FULL Beginners Guide (updated for 21.04)

Pop!_OS is an awesome Linux distribution, and a favorite among many Linux users. And with good reason – it’s easy to use, has great features, it’s stable, and awesome overall. In this video, I’ll teach all of you beginners out there how to get up to speed with Pop!_OS so you can start using it.

Note: I previously already had a guide on Pop!_OS uploaded to my channel, but this one has been updated for 21.04 and the COSMIC desktop.

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Individual section times:

00:00:00 – Intro

00:02:00 – Section 1: Preparing the Installation Media

00:09:14 – Section 2: Testing compatibility before installing

00:15:26 – Section 3: Installing Pop!_OS

00:20:27 – Section 4: Overview of the COSMIC Desktop
00:21:03:00: Initial setup
00:24:06:00: Touchpad gestures
00:26:31:00: Installing updates
00:28:18:09: Launching applications
00:29:44:08: Application launcher
00:32:02:26: Customizing settings
00:44:22:44: Using the Dock
00:46:20:12: Dynamic Workspaces

00:50:15:00 – Section 5: Tiling
00:56:02:06: Tab stacks

01:02:13:00 – Section 6: Installing & Removing Applications

Video-specific links:

🐧 Official Pop!_OS site:
➡️ https://pop.system76.com/

🐧 Pop!_OS documentation:
➡️ https://support.system76.com/#pop

🐧 Pop!_OS chat room:
➡️ https://chat.pop-os.org/login

🐧 Contribute to Pop!_OS on Github:
➡️ https://github.com/pop-os

🐧 usbimager download:
➡️ https://gitlab.com/bztsrc/usbimager

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