Tech Tips for your student laptop

Welcome to Marticville’s Tech Tip page! Below are some tips and tricks to help make your laptop experience even better.



Avoiding the wireless “guest” network
Microphone sensitivity adjustment


Laptop Basics

How to connect to wireless networks
How to save battery power
Taking screenshots + the difference of sleep mode and power off


Documents & Presentations

Xournal – How to use interactively edit PDFs with Xournal
Print – Using the Marticville print station
Backups – Backing up files to a USB flash drive
Google Classroom – How to turn in Google Classroom assignments
Xpad – Quick notes with Xpad



Audacity – Audio editing with Audacity
OpenShot – Video editing with OpenShot
Kazam – Record your screen with Kazam!
Cheese – How to use your laptop’s webcam to record video or take pictures
Audio+Video Files – Multimedia file types explained (OpenShot Revisited)