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. > > > _________ BU LUG: http://lug.bu.edu. To unsubscribe, email bulug-list-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the subject field.