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It is possible to add new web links to the computing page.
 
It is possible to add new web links to the computing page.
  
In order for web links to show op on the Computing Page within an orbiter, you have to add the link in Firefox from a [[Media Director]]. Here is the easiest method for adding new bookmarks.
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In order for web links to show op on the Computing page within an orbiter, you have to add the link in Firefox from a [[Media Director]]. Here is the easiest method for adding new bookmarks.
* Browse to Computing Screen and Select one of the Preloaded Web links or Bookmarks,  this will open up a Firefox browser on the Media Direction.  
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* Browse to Computing screen and select one of the preloaded "Web bookmarks". This will open up a Firefox browser on the Media Director.  
 
* Browse the web like any normal web browser and when you find a page of interest
 
* Browse the web like any normal web browser and when you find a page of interest
* Add your new bookmarks
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* Add your new bookmark
 
* ''' NOTE: you must close the browser with File->Quit.'''  
 
* ''' NOTE: you must close the browser with File->Quit.'''  
* Reopen the Computing Scree,
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* Reopen the Computing screen,
** Your New bookmarks will be visible.
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** Your new bookmarks will be visible.
  
 
'''IMPORTANT: If you close the browser by using the LinuxMCE buttons at the bottom of the screen your bookmarks will not be saved!'''
 
'''IMPORTANT: If you close the browser by using the LinuxMCE buttons at the bottom of the screen your bookmarks will not be saved!'''
  
 
[[Category : Tutorials]]
 
[[Category : Tutorials]]

Revision as of 17:17, 28 April 2010

It is possible to add new web links to the computing page.

In order for web links to show op on the Computing page within an orbiter, you have to add the link in Firefox from a Media Director. Here is the easiest method for adding new bookmarks.

  • Browse to Computing screen and select one of the preloaded "Web bookmarks". This will open up a Firefox browser on the Media Director.
  • Browse the web like any normal web browser and when you find a page of interest
  • Add your new bookmark
  • NOTE: you must close the browser with File->Quit.
  • Reopen the Computing screen,
    • Your new bookmarks will be visible.

IMPORTANT: If you close the browser by using the LinuxMCE buttons at the bottom of the screen your bookmarks will not be saved!