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== Basics ==
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These video tutorials teach the basics of using Second Life. For more general help, please visit our '''[http://secondlife.com/support Knowledge Base]'''.
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''Note: This series appears different because it was filmed using our upcoming [[Dazzle]] look because we're planning ahead — don't worry, almost all the stuff is in the same place so you can still view and follow along.''
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== Basics ==
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These video tutorials teach the basics of using Second Life. For more general help, please visit our '''[http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Knowledge_Base Knowledge Base]'''.
  
''Also, After clicking on the related articles below, you may be asked to login to your Second Life account. Go ahead and do it.''
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''Note:'' If you're wondering why the user interface (controls) look light silver-blue instead of dark gray, that's because the viewer skin is changed. [http://lindenlab.blip.tv/file/1105645/ Learn how to do that.]''
  
 
=== Moving & flying ===
 
=== Moving & flying ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Moving-&-flying.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Moving-&-flying.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related articles:
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4050 How do I fly higher? I want to see what's on top of this building.]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4050 How do I fly higher? I want to see what's on top of this building.]
  
 
=== Looking around with camera controls ===
 
=== Looking around with camera controls ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Looking-around-with-camera-controls.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Looking-around-with-camera-controls.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related articles:
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4049 How do I look at something from a different angle?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4049 How do I look at something from a different angle?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4044 How do I use the mouse to look around?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4044 How do I use the mouse to look around?]
  
 
=== Chatting ===
 
=== Chatting ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Chatting.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Chatting.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4029 How do I chat?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4029 How do I chat?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4030 How do I Instant Message (IM) someone?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4030 How do I Instant Message (IM) someone?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4561 How do I log chat and instant messages?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4561 How do I log chat and instant messages?]
  
 
=== Searching ===
 
=== Searching ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Searching.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Searching.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4722 New Search FAQ]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4722 New Search FAQ]
  
 
=== Teleporting & landmarks ===
 
=== Teleporting & landmarks ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Teleporting-&-landmarks.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Teleporting-&-landmarks.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related articles:
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4562 How do I use the World Map?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4562 How do I use the World Map?]
  
 
=== Shopping ===
 
=== Shopping ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Shopping.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Shopping.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related articles:
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4078 How do I sell things?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4078 How do I sell things?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4061 How do I find land to buy?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4061 How do I find land to buy?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4059 How do I buy land?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4059 How do I buy land?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4416 How do I rent land to other people?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4416 How do I rent land to other people?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4530 How do I sell land?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4530 How do I sell land?]
  
 
=== Friendships ===
 
=== Friendships ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Friendships.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Friendships.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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: Related articles:
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4217 How do I add a friend to my friends list?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4217 How do I add a friend to my friends list?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=3949 How do I make someone my partner?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=3949 How do I make someone my partner?]
  
 
=== Editing your appearance ===
 
=== Editing your appearance ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Editing-your-appearance.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Editing-your-appearance.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4023 How do I change my avatar's appearance?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4023 How do I change my avatar's appearance?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4028 How do I attach and detach objects from my avatar?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4028 How do I attach and detach objects from my avatar?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4414 How do I attach a body part to my avatar?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4414 How do I attach a body part to my avatar?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4319 How do I find out everything I'm wearing?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4319 How do I find out everything I'm wearing?]
  
 
== More Basics ==
 
== More Basics ==
 
=== Using the pie menu ===
 
=== Using the pie menu ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Using-the-pie-menu.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Using-the-pie-menu.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
  
 
=== Creating & joining a group ===
 
=== Creating & joining a group ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Creating-&-joining-a-group.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Creating-&-joining-a-group.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4035 How do I join a group?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4035 How do I join a group?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4040 How do I change the title in front of my avatar's name?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4040 How do I change the title in front of my avatar's name?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4038 How do I quit or leave a group?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4038 How do I quit or leave a group?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4036 How do I create my own group?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4036 How do I create my own group?]
  
 
=== Sending a postcard ===
 
=== Sending a postcard ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Sending-a-postcard.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Sending-a-postcard.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
: [http://youtube.com/watch?v=cBDAYizCvOI Sending a postcard]
 
: [http://youtube.com/watch?v=cBDAYizCvOI Sending a postcard]
  
 
=== Buying Linden Dollars ===
 
=== Buying Linden Dollars ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Buying-Linden-Dollars.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Buying-Linden-Dollars.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
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:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4074 How do I get Linden Dollars?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4074 How do I get Linden Dollars?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4585 How do I buy Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4585 How do I buy Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
:* [https://secondlife.com/community/support.php?questionID=4584 How do I sell Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
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:* [https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=4584 How do I sell Linden dollars (L$) on the LindeX?]
  
 
=== Filling in your profile ===
 
=== Filling in your profile ===
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* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Filling-in-your-profile.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
 
* '''[http://vidtuts.s3.amazonaws.com/Basics-Filling-in-your-profile.mp4 DOWNLOAD HIGH-QUALITY VERSION]'''
  
 
== Want to learn more? ==
 
== Want to learn more? ==
 
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Latest revision as of 05:19, 31 January 2010

Click here to enjoy our VIDEO PLAYER WITH SEARCH!

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Basics

These video tutorials teach the basics of using Second Life. For more general help, please visit our Knowledge Base.

Note: If you're wondering why the user interface (controls) look light silver-blue instead of dark gray, that's because the viewer skin is changed. Learn how to do that.

Moving & flying

Related articles:

Looking around with camera controls

Related articles:

Chatting

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Searching

Related articles:

Teleporting & landmarks

Related articles:

Shopping

Related articles:

Friendships

Related articles:

Editing your appearance

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More Basics

Using the pie menu

Creating & joining a group

Related articles:

Sending a postcard

Sending a postcard

Buying Linden Dollars

Related articles:

Filling in your profile

Want to learn more?

Watch more video tutorials!