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2011 Meeting Presentation Notes

December

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
http://macnash.telfer.uottawa.ca/week101/doku.php?id=word_processing
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.

November

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!

See: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/workgroups/yocto

October

The Edison Approach. Using scientific software outside the lab. (John Nash) The zip file http://devel.oclug.on.ca/attachment/wiki/MeetingPresentations2011/oclug111006.zip has slides and demos, though you will need to install quite a bit of software to run them.

September

Sat. Sept 17 was a gaming fest.

August

  Crunch Bang Linux - John Nash, http://devel.oclug.on.ca/attachment/wiki/MeetingPresentations2011/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.

April

{{:ian-ward-python-2-and-python-3-talk.pdf?linkonly|Python 2 and Python 3}} - Ian Ward

March

Gnews - {{:shell_programming.txt?linkonly|Basic Shell Programming}} - Roland Renaud
Remote Access - Michael Richardson

February

Kernel Modules - Robert P. J. Day

January

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