Getting your next gig
Jobs in Hi Tech
Speaker: Alan Kearns
CREDIL and the “cooperative commons” model
Speaker: Chris Meloche
Panel discussion: Alan Kearns, Chris Meloche, Tim Inkpen, Ian Gorman, Rob Echlin
Moderator: John Nash
Announcement: The Board is planning the Second Leavitt Memorial Seminar around the theme of Open Source word and text processing. We anticipate building a suite of materials and using a team of presenters. To view, and contribute, ideas, see the wiki item at (NOW DEFUNCT!!)
Despite any note on that wiki, you need to ask nashjc _at_ uottawa.ca for a login to edit. (The server cannot send email outside the uottawa domain.) Volunteers most welcome.
Introduction to Yocto
Speaker: Robert P. J. Day
Quote: “The Yocto Project provides open source, high-quality infrastructure and tools to help developers create their own custom Linux distributions for any hardware architecture and across multiple market segments. The Yocto Project is intended to provide a helpful starting point for developers. The Linux Foundation welcomes the participation of embedded vendors, developers, and other open source projects.”
Rob Day will provide an introduction to Yocto!
The Edison Approach. Using scientific software outside the lab. (John Nash) The zip file oclug111006.zip has slides and demos, though you will need to install quite a bit software to run them. Slides: 2011oclug111006.ppt
Sat. Sept 17 was a gaming fest.
Crunch Bang Linux - John Nash, crunchbang110802.odp See also https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DefaultFileManager for how to change default file manager in Ubuntu from Nautilus to Thunar so one can remount USB drives. The page has a script with page numbers, and an online tool to strip line numbers was very helpful. e.g., http://www.gonnalearn.com/code/remove_line_numbers_from_code.htm
Bart T. talked about the window manager he uses.
Python 2 and Python 3 - Ian Ward
Gnews - Basic Shell Programming - Roland Renaud
Remote Access - Michael Richardson
Kernel Modules - Robert P. J. Day