The Open Source Lan this semester will be this Friday, November 8th from 6-10pm in LWSN B155! We will be playing Nethack, Alien Arena, 0AD, Warsow, Super Tux Kart, Marathon, and more! Please install games in advance. If you have trouble you can stop by at 5:30pm. There will be competitions and prizes. Please plan to bring $12.50 if you would like to get a PLUG shirt!
There will be a tech talk about the process of writing Linux Drivers on Monday, October 28th at 7:30-8:30pm in LWSN B134. Eric Villasenor will be speaking. If you can, bring a laptop to follow along with any examples.
The next installment of the Linux 101 series on advanced editors will be presented in the form of a battle between vim and emacs! Thor Smith will present vim usage and Alex Ryker will present emacs usage. There will be debate and time for questions at the end. The event will be in LWSN B158 from 7-8pm on Wednesday October 23rd!
There will be a PGP signing event this coming Monday, October 21st at 6pm-7pm in LWSN B155. Please bring a student ID and government ID. Also, please try to print about 10-30 copies of your pgp fingerprint beforehand. Professor Gene Spafford has agreed to present on how PGP works at the event.
You can generate a pgp key by doing the following:
You can get the fingerprint for the key by doing the following:
gpg –fingerprint <keyId>
You can reference the general layout for a pgp signing event and look at the process for generating keys and signing them here:
Linux 101 Session 3
The next installment of Linux 101 is Wednesday, Oct. 9th at 7pm in LWSN B158! This session will talk about bash scripting and file permissions.
1. Introduction to Shells
2. File permissions
3. Introduction to Shell scripts
4. Bash programming concepts
On Thursday, 10/3/2013 PLUG will have a tour of the MATH Supercomputers. We will meet at 6:30pm under the MATH building breezeway and walk as a group to the tour area.
The next installment of Linux 101 is Wednesday, Sept. 25th at 7pm in LWSN B158! This session will talk about package managers and various types of file systems. See the full list of topics below:
1. Package Manager Basics
2. Installing Software via Package Managers
3. Installing Software Manually
4. Linux directory structure
5. File systems
6. Mounting and Unmounting
Linux 101 starts this week on Wednesday . The first session will be an introduction to using Linux.
Introduction to Linux (Wednesday, Sept. 11th at 7pm in LWSN B158)
1. Basic commands
2. File Operations
3. Basic Editors
4. Root access
5. TTY vs. X
Welcome freshmen, returning students, and everyone else to Fall 2013. The callout has been scheduled, you can see it on our calendar. Linux 101 will follow shortly. BoilerBuntu will be making its first release this semester at the Boilermaker GetInvolved fair. You can see what we currently have on github at www.github.com/purduelug/boilerbuntu. If you have questions, send an email out on the google groups mailing list. I hope you have a wonderful semester!
Elections for officers is coming up! There will be a member meeting on Tuesday April 9th in LWSN B151. Any Purdue student that is a member of PLUG can run for an officer position. You can reference our Constitution here: http://purduelug.org/wiki/index.php/Constitution
The primary positions open will be President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Web Master, and Member at Large. There may be other positions open depending on the amount of people who attend! If you have any questions, send me an email!
What: PLUG Elections
When: Tuesday, April 9th at 6-7pm
Where: LWSN B151
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