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Writing Cleaner Bash Scripts

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Monday, 5 March, 2018 - 19:30

Tonight's talk will be given by Tai Kedzierski, covering bash scripting and how to write clean scripts.

Writing shell scripts is a common system administrator task, and whilst a programming practice, generally does not follow the same rigours of software development process - as a result, bash scripts are often regarded merely as ugly, unmaintainable shims.

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Computer Chronicles and the Way Back Machine

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Monday, 5 February, 2018 - 19:30

Welcome, to the first EdLUG talk of 2018 !

This month Shehraz Ditta will give a a dual-combo talk about Computer Chronicles, an 80's and 90's PBS broadcast television series that discussed the rise of personal computing and Internet in the industry ; and give an introduction for the Way Back Machine, also known as The Internet Archive, or Archive.org, a site on which as many web sites have been stored at various points in their history. Old site no longer reachable? The Way Back Machine just might have it!

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Talk: Beginner's Guide to Foreman + VMWare ESXi

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Thursday, 2 June, 2016 -
19:30 to 21:00

This month's talk will be an overview for beginners, on the topic of Foreman, with VMWare ESXi

Foreman is a systems management solution for coordinating the provision, management and monitoring of physical and virtual computers.

VMWare ESXi is a type-1 hypervisor, which runs directly on bare-metal instead of in a separate host operating system, and provides virtualization for guest environments.

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Joanna Cherry QC MP - Investigatory Powers Bill aka Snooper's Charter - Southsider.

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Thursday, 7 April, 2016 - 20:30

Joanna Cherry QC MP, the SNP spokesperson for Justice and Home Affairs, will be speaking about issues relating to the Investigatory Powers Bill (Snooper's Charter).

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Talk - Tech Support as a Career

Date: 
Thursday, 4 February, 2016 - 19:30

This month's talk will be about a career in tech support - and how it can be a viable entry point into a wider IT career.

After this, there will be opportunity to socialize, and get demos of Linux and hands-on experience.

 

If you have never been to one of these meetings, just know that it's friendly and informal - grab a pint or a soda, come ask questions, get help with open source software and Linux, or simply rant & rave!

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tmux - the next terminal multiplexer

Date: 
Thursday, 7 May, 2015 - 19:30

Robert McLay will be giving a talk about tmux a tty multiplexing tool that will be set to replace gnu's screen command in the near future.

It is essentially an updated version of screen which has a cleaner and easier to maintain code base; the talk will cover some of the history and why Robert ended up moving from screen to tmux, as well as some of the issues you may encounter when using it.

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Using Go in the Real World

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Thursday, 2 April, 2015 -
19:30 to 21:00

This month's talk is titled

    "Using Go in the Real World"

Douglas McCallum will be giving us a rundown on the use of Go in the real world.

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'\usepackage[portuguese]{babel}' : how I learned a language (almost) overnight

Date: 
Thursday, 2 July, 2015 -
19:30 to 21:00

This month's talk is titled:

    '\usepackage[portuguese]{babel}' : how I learned a language (almost) overnight

Jean-Louis Sougné will be giving us his insights into the art of learning languages, both programmatic and human (through the examples of LaTeX and Portuguese), and how the two learning processes compare.

Jean-Louis is a Franco-Belge signal-processing geek, polyglot, and integrations support engineer at Adobe, "for his sins."

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Temporal SQL Implementations in Oracle

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Thursday, 5 February, 2015 - 19:30

An Impromptu talk by Phil Nelson about Temporal SQL features - power-journaling applied to SQL databases, of sorts!

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Hacking Accessibility into GNOME + F/LOSS

Date: 
Thursday, 5 March, 2015 -
19:30 to 21:30

Hacking Accessibility features in/to GNOME:

Magdalen Berns works with the GNOME Foundation as developer and maintainer of the java-atk-wrapper module, as well as having been a sound engineer in a previous career.

The meeting takes place in the back room of the Southsider, West Richmond Street, Edinburgh. The Southsider serve food til 8pm, though it is recommended to order a little earlier than our start time so as to keep to schedule, so that we don't get drowned out mid-talk by the 9pm pub quiz!

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