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{{KBtodo|Now that the official '''[[Knowledge Base]]''' is [[KB2Wiki|on the Wiki]], please merge pages so they can get more exposure and reduce unnecessary duplication.}}
 
  
 
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You are new to Second Life (SL) ? You want to learn the basics of SL ? This section is for you ! You can also '''[http://tr.im/quickstart download the quickstart guide]''' !
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* '''[http://secondlife.com/support/quickstart/basic Quickstart Guide]'''
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''How to Guides'''</span>
default [http://secondlife.com/whatis/faq.php About Second Life]
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:* [[How to Earn Linden Dollars in Second Life]]
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:* [[How to Have Fun in Second Life]]
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''Second Life? What is it?'''</span></div>
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''Beginner Guides'''</span>
:* [http://secondlife.com/whatis/faq.php About Second Life]
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:* '''[[User's Manual|Second Life User's Manual for Concepts, Viewer 1, Web, and Software]]'''
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:* '''[[User's Manual 2012|Second Life User's Manual for Viewer 3]]'''
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:* [[Video_Tutorials/Basics|Video tutorials: the basics]]
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:* [[User:Gwyneth_Llewelyn/Beginners_Guide_To_Second_Life|Gwyneth's Guide]], [[User:Tid_Kidd|Tid's Guide]] & [[user:Lum_Pfohl/Newbie_Must_Knows|Lum's guide]]
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*Visit [[Help Island Public]] / [[Orientation Island]] or join groups of the [[Resident Help Network Portal]]
<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''Beginner Guides''', several Guides are available:</span></div>
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:* '''[[User's Manual|User's Manual for the Second Life Software]]'''
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:* [[Video_Tutorials/Basics|Learn the skills you need in just a few minutes with Torley's videos]]
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:* [http://imohax.com/heyavatar Try the Hey Avatar! video tutorials from Mo Hax for beginners]
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:* [[User:Gwyneth_Llewelyn/Beginners_Guide_To_Second_Life|Gwyneth's guide]], [[User:Tid_Kidd|Tid's guide]] & [[user:Lum_Pfohl/Newbie_Must_Knows|Lum's guide]]
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*You can also visit [[Help Island Public]] / [[Orientation Island]] or join groups of the [[Resident Help Network Portal]]
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;">This is about the software you need to start your SL!</span></div>
 
<span style="vertical-align: bottom;">This is about the software you need to start your SL!</span></div>
* '''Main viewer : '''
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** [[Release Notes]]
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: [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads.php Download main viewer]
** [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads.php Download main viewer]
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:* [[Release Notes]]
* '''Release candidate viewer : '''
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** [[Release_Candidate|Release Candidate]]
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: This is an early look at what will become the next version of the viewer; it will have newer features, and fixes for some problems that are still in the main viewer, but may also have some new problems (finding those and fixing them is what Beta is all about).  These are released approximately weekly.
** [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads.php Download Release Candidate]
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: [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads/#download-testviewers Download beta viewer]
* '''Preview Grid viewer : '''
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** [[Preview_Grid_Common_Questions|Common questions about preview grid]]
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** [[Beta_Release_Notes|Release notes for preview grid]]
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** [http://secondlife.com/support/downloads.php Download preview grid viewer]
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* You can also check the '''[[alternate viewers]]''' or download [[old versions]].
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;">'''About Lindens'''</span></div>
 
<span style="vertical-align: bottom;">'''About Lindens'''</span></div>
:* [[:Category:Linden_Lab_Employees|The list of Linden Lab employees]]
 
 
:* [[Linden_Bear|Linden Bears !!]]
 
:* [[Linden_Bear|Linden Bears !!]]
:* Do you want to meet Lindens ? Check their [[:Category:Office Hours|Office Hours]]!
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:* Do you want to meet Lindens? Check their [[User Groups]]!
:* Visit the [[Linden Village]] !
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:* Visit [[Linden Village]] !
:* Go to [http://blog.secondlife.com Linden blog] !
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:* Go to [http://community.secondlife.com/t5/Blogs/ct-p/Blogs Linden blog] !
 
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;">'''About Linden Lab'''</span></div>
 
<span style="vertical-align: bottom;">'''About Linden Lab'''</span></div>
:* [http://secondlife.com/corporate/tos.php Linden Lab Term of Services] & [[LL:Second_Life_Community_Standards|The Big Six (CS)]]
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:* [http://secondlife.com/corporate/tos.php Linden Lab Term of Services] & [[Linden Lab Official:Community Standards|Community Standards)]]
 
:* [[Proposing_Features_to_LL_FAQ|How to propose new features to Linden Lab ?]]
 
:* [[Proposing_Features_to_LL_FAQ|How to propose new features to Linden Lab ?]]
 
:* Go to [http://lindenlab.com Linden Lab Web Site]
 
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''[[:Category:Help/Land|Lands]]''' (land, sims & estate):</span></div>
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''[[:Category:Help/Land|Lands]]''' (land, Region & estate):</span></div>
 
:* [[Land Buying FAQ]],
 
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<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''[[:Category:Help/Viewer|Viewers]]''' (preference, menu, etc):</span></div>
 
<span style="vertical-align: bottom;"> '''[[:Category:Help/Viewer|Viewers]]''' (preference, menu, etc):</span></div>
:* [[10 Things You Want to Know in Your new 1.20 Viewer]],
 
 
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:* [[Help:Keyboard_shortcut_keys|Keyboard shortcut keys]] & [http://www.kippiefriedkin.com/resources/secondlife-viewer-cheatsheet.pdf Keyboard shortcuts by Kippie Friedkin (1.14 MB)]
 
:* [[Help:Keyboard_shortcut_keys|Keyboard shortcut keys]] & [http://www.kippiefriedkin.com/resources/secondlife-viewer-cheatsheet.pdf Keyboard shortcuts by Kippie Friedkin (1.14 MB)]

Latest revision as of 13:26, 3 March 2016


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The goal of this portal is to centralize all information likely to help Residents.
Please add resources you find helpful!
You can put your questions, remarks and suggestions about this portal and its contents in the suggestion box.
To overcome your doubts about the wiki, read Wiki myths busted.

First steps in Second Life
Viewers
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This is about the software you need to start your SL!
Main viewer :
Download main viewer
Beta Viewer :
This is an early look at what will become the next version of the viewer; it will have newer features, and fixes for some problems that are still in the main viewer, but may also have some new problems (finding those and fixing them is what Beta is all about). These are released approximately weekly.
Download beta viewer
Creation
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The wiki proposes portals dedicated to creation:
Bugs, Abuse Report, DMCA, tickets, etc
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About bugs reporting in JIRA :
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Linden Lab Support:
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Trademark & Copyright:
Other subjects
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  • Dazzle : Information about the latest SL viewer !
  • Havok4 : All you want to know about the new physics engine !
  • Mono : Mono is here...
  • WindLight : The new atmospheric lighting and rendering system
  • Open Grid Public Beta : The open grid public beta has been launched
Wiki
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Linden Lab
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About Lindens
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About Linden Lab
Advanced Help

This section contains advanced help for Residents about avatars, objects, navigation, communication, community etc.


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Tutorials:
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Avatars (appareance, gesture, etc):
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Objects (build, inventory, etc):
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Multimedia (voice, audio/video stream, sound, etc):
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Communication (chat, IM, etc.):
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Community/Social (group, SLetiquette, events, etc):
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Navigation (map, SLurl, movement, etc):
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Lands (land, Region & estate):
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Viewers (preference, menu, etc):
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Hardware:
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Miscellaneous information (Combat, $L, etc):