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  1. In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Português Pусский Türkçe As of March 14, 2018, pricing for each mainland tier allotment has been reduced by 10%. Additionally, Premium subscribers now receive 1024m² of bonus land allotment, doubled from the previous 512m². Pricing and allotment comparison Previous tier structure New tier structure Tot
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  2. What is abandoned land? How to abandon land How to tell if land is abandoned What happens to abandoned land I abandoned my land by mistake! How to request purchase of abandoned land Review of land that looks abandoned In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Português What is aband
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  3. Overview Why buy land? Types of land How to buy land Buying mainland Buying Private Regions Additional tips Land tier Example Land use fees Exceptions Finding land to buy Land sales in Private Regions Land object capacity Overview More than one parcel in a region
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  4. Introduction Themes Traditional homes Houseboats Campers Victorian Log Homes First-generation themes Features Getting your Linden Home Prerequisites Checking if you have enough land tier available Signing up New premium accounts
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  5. Visiting a Place Page Managing your Place Pages Setting a landing point Hiding a Place Page Using a 360 snapshot as a Hero Image Determining who last edited a Place Page Bulk enabling and disabling Place Pages Want to tell the world about your Second Life land, parcel or region? Now you can with Place Pages, which are Linden-hosted web pages that make it easier than ever to promote and discover your presence in Second Life. Visiting a Place Page To visit a place p
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  6. What is Tilia? Processing credit with Tilia Identity verification questions Why am I required to provide personal information to Tilia and what will you do with it? What types of IDs are acceptable? I have already submitted my photo ID. Why do I have to do it again? My bank, credit card company, or PayPal has already verified my identity. Why do I need to verify again with Tilia? I do not have a Social Security Number. How do I proceed?
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  7. Saving an outfit Re-using an item in multiple outfits The Outfit Gallery Upload a photo Select a photo from your inventory Take a snapshot Wearing a saved outfit Replacing your outfit Adding to your outfit You may save and load many different looks for your avatar by using outfits. An outfit can include everything that makes up your avatar, including but not limited to your shap
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  8. Introduction to avatars in Second Life Using the Avatar Picker to choose a pre-made avatar Customizing a classic style avatar Understanding and customizing rigged mesh-style avatars Getting a rigged mesh avatar from the Second Life Marketplace In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano Português Русский Türkçe
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  9. Before you start Registering for and installing Second Life Your first steps inworld Basic skills Finding cool stuff to see and do Doing more Moving on In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano Português Türkçe
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  10. How it works When is an object's land impact calculated using the new algorithm? How to find an object's land impact rating In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Português Italiano 日本語 Land impact is Second Life's mechanism for calculating the computational weight of an object against land usage limits. All mesh objects, all objects that contain mesh content, and all ob
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  11. US dollar balance Ways to use your US dollar balance Pay for Second Life expenses Process credit (withdrawal) Wire transfers Sending money to Linden Lab Receiving money from Linden Lab In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano Português Pусский Türkçe
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  12. Benefits of premium membership Upgrading to a premium account Linden Homes Linden dollar rewards Sign-up bonus Weekly Linden dollar rewards (stipend) Stipends for old accounts Premium virtual goods (gifts) How to get your premium virtual good Object permissions on premium virtual goods How to get help for premium virtual goods Frequently asked questions
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  13. What is a baked texture and why would I want it on mesh? Major Features Benefits How it Works Wearable and Bake Channels Universal Wearables Setting a mesh to use baked textures Working with the new channels Working with Animesh Script Support Step-By-Step Example Test Content Known Issues
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  14. When to file an abuse report How to file an abuse report What happens when an abuse report is filed Retracting an abuse report Abuse through voice chat In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Português Italiano 日本語 Türkçe Pусский When to file an abuse report Abuse occur
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  15. Auction requirements Finding a parcel for auction The bidding process Bidding on a parcel What happens next Creating your own auctions In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Português The Land Auctions page is now part of Place Pages. Here you can find a list of Open Auctions, S
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  16. How to build objects Getting started Editing prims Using Shift-drag to copy objects Using the Copy selection feature Using the Content tab Linking objects Linking The Undo Feature In other languages: Français How to build objects This page presents a short "crash course" on building in the Second Life® virtual world. Getting started Y
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  17. Prerequisites Cost to upload GETTING STARTED: Uploading your first model Step 1: Choose a model to upload Step 2: Define visual levels of detail Uploading your own LOD files Step 3: Define the model's physics shape Step 4: Upload Options Step 5: Calculate weights & fee Step 6: Upload Bonus section: Rigging options Wearing a model with rigging
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  18. What is Avatar Rendering Complexity How can I determine the complexity of my avatar? Why are some avatars solid colors and what is a JellyDoll? How can I find out if the complexity of my avatar is too high? How can I examine complexity values? How can I reduce lag while still drawing other avatars? In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語
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  19. How to change your preferences to view adult content Getting payment information on file In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Português Pусский Türkçe Land and other content in Second Life is rated General, Moderate, or Adult. By default, new Residents aged 18 or older have access to General and Moderate content, and Resi
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  20. Registration May I browse listings without registering for Second Life? How do I register for Second Life? Second Life Auctions and "My Account" Can anyone in Second Life buy land in the auctions? Does the land I win in auction count against my land allocation? Can I bid on land if it would put me in a higher land tier? Can I bid with L$ that I don't have? Bidding How do I bid?
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  21. What is a store manager? What can a store manager do? What can a store manager not do? Adding a manager to your store Removing a manager from your store Changing a manager's additional permissions Monitoring store managers' actions Audit logs Email alerts Viewing stores that you manage What is a store manager? A store manager is a Resident you have designated to manage some operati
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  22. Creating a store Listing items for sale The Marketplace Listings window Version folders Stock folders Creating a new listing Changing versions of a listed item Changing the item associated with a listing Previewing your store Delivering items to the buyer Store managers Third-Party Viewer developer resources
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  23. Starting with Second Life Viewer 4.0, the internal web browser of the Second Life Viewer has been updated to use the Chromium Embedded Framework. This allows content creators to use a much wider array of web technologies in their products for Second Life, including Adobe Flash. However, in order to use Flash in the Second Life Viewer, you must first install a specific version of the Adobe Flash Player on your computer. Installing the Adobe Flash Player for use with Second Life To install the Adobe Flash Player on your computer for use with Second Life: Make sure that plugins a
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  24. Adding attachments to your avatar Editing attachments Removing attachments from your avatar Any object in your inventory can be attached to your avatar and worn as part of an outfit. Examples of attachments include customized hair, jewelry, shoes, weapons, and other accessories. Attachments may contain scripts, but they do not count against a land parcel's object limit. Adding attachments to your avatar The easiest way to add an attachment to your avatar is to click the Inventory button on the left side of the Viewer window, find
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  25. Normal maps Specular maps Advanced techniques and technical details Normal and specular maps in Second Life are texture layers that convey additional rendering information to the graphics engine. This additional information is used in conjunction with standard "diffuse" textures to add a whole new level of detail to otherwise flat surfaces without drastically increasing either land impact or graphical or server lag. Tip: Applying a normal or specular map to an object does cause the object's land impact to be calculated using the
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  26. Movement View Communicate System General For advanced users Shortcut keys differ between PC (Windows and Linux) and Mac not just in Second Life, but across applications in general. PC shortcuts are indicated in the tables below. For your convenience, here's a table showing how modifier keys for keyboard shortcuts translate between platforms: PC Mac Ctrl Cmd ⌘ Alt Opt ⌥ Shift Shift Right-click
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  27. Estates versus Private Regions Private Regions overview Additional types of Private Regions Homestead Regions Homesteads for educators and non-profits Land parcels on Homestead Regions Openspace Regions Buying Private Regions Land parcels on your regions Transferring or canceling Private Region ownership Estates overview Transferring or canceling an
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  28. General tips for boosting performance The basics Optimize your preferences Don't display extraneous things Manage your antivirus software Troubleshooting tips Using the statistics bar General tips for boosting performance Tip: Maintain your computer by: Routinely removing unwanted files and programs from the system. Defragmenting your disk drive regularly. Using anti-Malware software to remove spyware, viruses, and other
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  29. Overview Why provide billing information? Second Life billing policies Premium membership Land use fees Private region fees Auctions Region rental Linden dollar exchange How to view or change your billing information Adding a new payment method Associating payment methods with payment types
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  30. General information Information for landholders and other stakeholders How venues and content are selected Newcomer friendly Editor's picks and popular places Adult-rated areas Submission guidelines Image specifications Inworld photography resources Contact the Linden Lab editors General information The Second Life Destination Guide highlights some of the best inworld locations and Resident creations.
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  31. Finding land on which to rez objects Find the box in your inventory Open and unpack the box Wear or rez your purchased items Why does it tell me "Can't rez object..."? Unpacking a box on your avatar In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Português Русский Did you bu
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  32. How to sell an object Should you sell Original, Copy, or Contents? How to set permissions on an object Bulk-setting permissions Setting default permissions when uploading Setting bulk permissions in an object's contents Advertising rules and etiquette How to sell an object Follow these steps to put an object up for sale: Right-click the object and choose Edit. Click on the General tab. If you don't see it, click More. Select
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  33. Managing your inventory Unassociated marketplace inventory Listed, unlisted, and unavailable status Editing a listing Removing a listing Changing the item associated with a listing Editing more than one listing at a time Viewing your Moderate or Adult listings Listing enhancements Managing your existing listing enhancements Listing enhan
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  34. Overview Obtaining grandfathered pricing Region transfers Limited-time "buy down" event How to participate in the buy down event Overview Some older Regions have "grandfathered" or discounted pricing on their monthly maintenance fees. In 2010, we raised the maintenance fees of private Regions to match the increased costs of newer and more powerful server hardware to run new Regions, but allowed existing Region owners to continue paying the original lower monthly rate. While grand
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  35. What to do if you forget your password What to do if you forget your Second Life username Retrieve your name from your welcome email Retrieve your name from the Second Life website How to change your password How to change your email address What to do if your account is compromised What to do if you forget your password If you know your username but have forgotten your password, go to the password recovery page. Enter your username and click Send Instruc
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  36. En otros idiomas Cómo cambiar las preferencias para poder ver contenido adulto Cómo aportar la información de pago El terreno y otros contenidos de Second Life pueden tener la calificación General, Moderado, o Adulto. De forma predeterminada, los residentes nuevos de 18 o más años de edad tienen acceso a los contenidos calificados como General y Moderado, y los de 16 o 17 años solo pueden acceder a los contenidos de calificación General. Consulta Calificación de contenidos para obtener más información acerca del sistema de calificación de Seco
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  37. Avatar types Which clothing fits which avatar types? Determining your avatar type General tips: Try on a piece of classic avatar clothing and see if it appears correctly Information for merchants How to label your clothing for sale Marketplace instructions Why create a brand to support clothing fit for your custom avatar? Example situations for clothing merchants
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  38. What is abuse? Reporting abuse Merchant fraud and other scams Setting privacy preferences If the person is nearby inworld If you are being physically pushed inworld If you are being harassed by an object Finding the object with beacons Finding invisible objects Finding underground objects Other tips Dealing with the object If you are being
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  39. Adding someone to your Friends list How to accept or decline a friendship offer Video tutorial Friendship etiquette Partnering How to make someone your partner How to end a partnership Partnership history Letting friends edit your objects The group method The friend method A few things to note In other lang
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  40. Second Life Share is also available for Facebook and Twitter. Opting in to Second Life Share for Flickr Adding and removing the Flickr toolbar button Uploading photos to Flickr from Second Life Opting out of Second Life Share for Flickr Opting in to Second Life Share for Flickr The first time you use SL Share for Flickr, we guide you through the process of opting in. Unless you disconnect your Second Life account from Flickr, you will not need to opt in again: Choose Communicate > Flickr... from
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  41. Em outros idiomas Adicione alguém à sua lista de amigos Como aceitar ou recusar uma oferta de amizade Tutorial em vídeo Regras de comportamento para amigos Parceiros Como fazer de alguém seu parceiro Como finalizar uma parceria Histórico da parceria Permitir que os amigos editem seus objetos O método de grupo O método de amigo Algumas coisa
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  42. Maturity ratings overview What are maturity ratings? General Moderate Adult Setting your maturity preferences Maturity ratings and media access Voice and maturity ratings Gestures, sounds, and maturity ratings Examples Parcel media and maturity ratings Maturity ratings and search Web Search Second Life Search
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  43. Account types Basic Premium Concierge Scripted agent status Inactive or canceled accounts Canceling an account Re-activating a canceled account In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 Português Русский This art
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  44. Questions about searching How do I use the search window? What is the difference between the Everything tab and the other tabs? Why doesn't the Everything tab show what I searched for? Is search functionality available on the web? What about search in Viewer 1.23? Why don't I see the item I'm looking for? Why am I getting an error that some search terms have been removed from my query? Why isn't my last search sh
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  45. In anderen Sprachen Zum 14. März 2018 wurde der Preis für jede Mainland-Landzuteilung um 10 % reduziert. Darüber hinaus erhalten Inhaber eines Premium-Kontos nun eine Bonus-Landzuteilung von 1024 m². Dies entspricht dem Doppelten der bisherigen 512 m². Preis- und Zuteilungsvergleich Bisherige Landstruktur Neue Landstruktur Gesamte Landzuteilung (m²) Preis (USD) Gesamte Landzuteilung (m²) Preis (USD) 512 Kostenlos mit Premium-Konto 1.024
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  46. En otros idiomas Introducción a los avatares de Second Life Elección de un avatar prediseñado con el Selector de avatar Personalizar un avatar de estilo clásico Entender y personalizar los avatares de estilo de malla con rigging Comprar un avatar de malla con rigging en el Mercado de Second Life Introducción a los avatares de Second Life Tu avatar te representa en el mundo de Second Life. Es lo que te permite explorar el mundo de Second Life e interactuar con él, además de comunica
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  47. На других языках До начала игры Регистрация и установка Second Life Ваши первые шаги в игровом мире Основные умения Поиск особо интересного, на которое стоит посмотреть или попробовать Дополнительные возможности Далее До начала игры Важно: Для доступа ко всем возможностям трехмерного мира Second Life вам надо установить автономную программу Second Life
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  48. Accessing adult content Limiting land access by age In other languages: Deutsch Español Français Português Italiano 日本語 Русский Türkçe When you register for Second Life, you provide your birth date, because you are required to be at least 16 years old. If you are 13-15 years old, you may be allowed if you are restricted to the estate of a sponsoring organization. For more informati
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  49. What is a click action? How to set a click action Click action types Touch/grab (default) Sit on object Buy object Pay object Open Play parcel media Open parcel media What is a click action? A click action enables you to interact with an object with a single left click. In addition, each click action has a special cursor indicating what it does. This makes using o
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  50. Using gestures How to make a gesture Using voice levels to trigger gestures Troubleshooting gestures Using animations How to start an animation How to stop an animation Using gestures Gestures are a type of inventory item that trigger your avatar to animate, play sounds, and/or emit text chat. Created with a series of steps, gestures can be used for practical purposes or to amuse friends. For example, a cartoon "Squish!" noise accompani
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