[bulug] Re: proposed presentations/tutorials for BU-LUG meeting

Hey Guys,

I'm doing a demonstration and class of Ubuntu development with the new
ground control project for the opportunistic developer week.

I could always give the talk again for blu.

Martin,

Ground Control:
http://doctormo.wordpress.com/2010/01/27/ground-control-demonstration/

On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 17:23 -0500, Benjamin Kraus wrote:
> Jimmy,
> 
> Thanks for the offer.
> I can say that I would be interested either of these:
> 
> 13. Basic LaTeX: for creating professional-looking reports and papers
> 12. Electronic design automation tools: gEDA & friends
> 
> A few of the others looked interesting as well.
> 
> - Ben
> 
> on 2010-02-11 16:14, Jimmy C. Chau said the following:
> > It seems like we haven't done much as BU-LUG in a long while.  To
> > prevent BU-LUG from disappearing due to inactivity, I'm offering to
> > present a tutorial on one (or more) of the following.  Please let me
> > know if any of you are interested and which topics interest you. 
> > 
> >    1. How to report bugs
> >    2. Linux wireless routers: OpenWRT, Tomato, long-range antennas, and
> >       connecting to BU's wireless network (from far away).
> >    3. wpa_supplicant and connecting to "BU (802.1x)"
> >    4. Basics of network security: netfilter/iptables (firewall)
> >       configuration with BU specific rules and nmap
> >    5. udev basics
> >    6. Basic/intermediate SSH (& related): overview, key-based
> >       authentication, connecting from a Windows computer, SFTP, chroot,
> >       firewall, and nohup
> >    7. Accessing the BU engineering network drives: via SFTP and via CIFS
> >       mount
> >    8. Locating drivers for USB devices (very short presentation)
> >    9. Working with (APC) uninterruptible power supplies: apcupsd
> >   10. Scripting and useful scripts: alarm clock program & simple dynamic
> >       DNS updater
> >   11. Data-recovery (may also briefly cover backups and SMART)
> >   12. Electronic design automation tools: gEDA & friends
> >   13. Basic LaTeX: for creating professional-looking reports and papers
> >   14. Partitioning a hard-drive (this will probably be more of a
> >       discussion of the various ways we partition our hard-drives)
> >   15. Intermediate dial-up networking: AT commands, chat scripts, kernel
> >       configuration, (and possibly also over Bluetooth modem)
> >   16. How to build programs (basic overview): GCC, g++, makefiles, java,
> >       configure files, flags, and Java.
> > 
> > These are the topics that came to mind but there are probably others
> > that I can teach.  If you want a different topic, let me know and we'll
> > see if I (or someone else) knows that topic well enough to teach. 
> > 
> > It'll take me some time (a week or two) for me to prepare the actual
> > tutorial after you choose.  And obviously, some tutorials will be long
> > and some will be short.  If anyone wants to team up and make another
> > tutorial to complement mine (or work together on one tutorial), that
> > will probably make the tutorials much better in general. 
> > 
> > Note that while I have experience in each of these topics, I am not the
> > authoritative expert on any of these topics; I may make mistakes, so
> > please forgive (& correct) me if I do. 
> > 
> > Ryan, if this tutorial happens, I'll probably need help with the
> > logistics: planning a place and a time.  Let me know if this will be a
> > problem (I know you're probably busy with senior design & other work)
> > and how I can help. 
> > 
> 


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