[oclug-announce] May Tutorial
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Mon May 16 11:22:14 EDT 2005
ANNOUNCING: Power Linux for Newbies
Topic: Power Linux for Newbies
Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2005
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm (Come a bit early for drinks and snacks)
Cost: Free (Donations to OCLUG appreciated)
Location: ExitCertified, 85 Albert St., Suite 1200, Ottawa.
WHAT IS IT?
This is one of a series of Linux-related Technology Seminars to be
presented by the Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group (OCLUG) and
ExitCertified. ExitCertified has generously made their classroom space
available to OCLUG for these training sessions and other events.
WHAT IS THIS MONTH'S TOPIC?
Power Linux for Newbies is a tutorial for those who are ready to move
beyond merely being a Linux User and into using Linux to do real work.
The only prerequistes are that the student already be familiar with how
to boot his/her Linux system and a willingness to move beyond GUIs and
An overview of the file system organization, I/O system and process
model will be presented. We will then discuss the shell and basic
command syntax, the help system and general tools oriented philosophy
behind Linux and most Unix-style systems.
Then the basic two dozen or so 'essential' commands will be presented
including sed, awk and the grep family, cat, cp, tar, tr, tee, ls, ps,
top, cut, paste, chmod, chown, chgrp, etc. Regular expressions will be
discussed in detail and how it differs from glob.
The Bash shell will be discussed in detail including history, built in
commands and writing programmes. Script programming in general will be
discussed touching upon various scripting languages such as as tcl/tk,
perl and python.
Finally, a small, fully working networking application written entirely
in shell script (with some minor assistance from tcl/tk, perl or python)
will be presented and analysed in detail and with the active
participation of the class expanded as to functionality and features.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
This month's tutorial is presented by Francis J. A. Pinteric, Ph.D.
Dr. Pinteric has been using and developing applications on almost every
flavour of Unix for thirty years. Holding a doctorate in Mathematics, he
had worked for almost ten years in the field of Industrial Irradation of
medical and food products and wrote the seminal work on software
validation methods for parametric release protocols in the sterilization
of medical products. He was also a member of the ISO-11137 working group
(Sterilization of health care products -- Requirements for validation
and routine control -- Radiation sterilization). He is currently
President and CEO of Leiter Solutions, a small high technology startup
Registration for this class is on a first-come, first-served basis. If
you are interested in attending, please email:
mondrechak.lists at gmail.com with the subject line: May Tutorial.
Please include your name and email address in the email. Your
reservation will be confirmed via email.
Please sign up ASAP, as there are only 20 seats available. These classes
usually fill up very quickly!
Please make sure you attend if you sign up. If you must cancel, email me
so I can make the spot available to someone else.
FUTURE TECHNOLOGY COURSES
OCLUG and ExitCertified plan to continue this series of technology
courses. We plan on holding one session per month, with various topics
and skill levels covered. If you are interested in leading a training
session, or have a good idea for one, please contact
mondrechak.lists at gmail.com to arrange something.
Volunteers are needed to teach these classes and ensure the sessions
continue to be a part of OCLUG's regular schedule of events!
June Looking for Speakers
July no tutorial planned
ABOUT EXIT CERTIFIED
ExitCertified is an Authorized Sun Education Centre and the only training
company in Canada to focus solely on providing Sun technology education
Serving IT professionals, government agencies and corporate clients,
ExitCertified specializes in delivering Solaris(tm) Operating
Environment, Networking & Security, Server & Storage Systems and Java(tm)
Technology training. Courses offered relate to industry recognized Sun
Professional Certification programs.
For more information about ExitCertified or to view an upcoming course
schedule visit: http://www.exitcertified.com/register/
The Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group promotes and supports the use of
Linux at the local community level in Ottawa.
Founded in March 1997, OCLUG holds monthly general meetings and other
special events. Membership in OCLUG is diverse from newbies to the
proverbial Gurus. OCLUG was created to help promote Linux in the Ottawa
area and maintains several mailing lists to help accomplish this goal.
For more information about the group and its activities, please visit our
website located at: http://www.oclug.on.ca/
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