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    typing tutor?


    Is there a typing tutor program available for Linux?

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    I am on a journey to mastering Linux and I got a bloody long way to go!!!

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    typing tutor...what is that??
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    A typing tutor is a program that teaches you to type properly.
    So far I came across gtypist, which is very plain and ktouch which looks nice but I can't get it to compile
    I am on a journey to mastering Linux and I got a bloody long way to go!!!

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    tux typeing for kids is good for a total novice or "ktouch" is an exelent tutor for an adult with or without typeing ability to start with.

    http://ktouch.sourceforge.net/

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    The best typing tool I can think of is a chatting program such as gaim. Before I went to college, I never even touched a computer. Once I started using AOL instant messenger on my friend's pc, I quickly picked up typing. Another advise I would give here is to say that the bottom of your hands (near the wrist) should be elevated. This helps tremendously.
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    Thats very true. when I fisrt started useing irc I couldnt type and it was hard to keep up with conversations, I quickly became quite fast but I was not typeing correctly (two fingers) so I tryed ktouch and I can now type very fast/accurately and according to traditional touch typing standards (although my spelling/grammar still sucks ((even that has improved with ktouch))) ktouch seems to be of a high standard I would say even profesional, although there are a few bugs. The latest version has a few bug fixes.

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