Talks

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Upcoming talks

  • Puppet Tutorial, by Matthew McKeen- TBA
  • Network Security for Admins, by Jacqueline Lo - TBA
  • Privacy on the Internet, by Troy Sankey - TBA
    • theory
    • PGP, OTR
    • darknet, meshnet, ad-hoc wifi, onion routing, i2p, tor, cjdns
  • Creating Packages for Linux, by ??? - TBA
    • high level overview, and history of package management
    • RPM spec file overview
    • DEB control file overview
    • Effing Package Management (FPM)
    • openSUSE Build Service
  • Contributing to Open Source, by ??? - TBA
    • review of why open source matters
    • examples of successful open source projects and how they expanded
    • using open source helps open source
    • best practices
  • In-depth Git, by ??? - TBA
    • make a patchset that is so good Linus would merge it into the kernel

Proposed talks

  • django tutorial
  • revision control introduction (based around git)
  • personal backup and encryption solutions
  • intro to linux [1][2] [3]
  • PGP/SSH keys, and other cryptography topics, followed by a keysigning party. also cover sending plaintext passwords over the network and demonstrate using three laptops (sending, receiving, intercepting)
  • Cross-compiling (eg, PC to Raspberry Pi == Lintel to armv6)
  • window manager overview (e.g. tiling vs. stacking, compositing vs. non-compositing, 2d vs. 3d, X11 vs. wayland, etc)

Note Note: Feel free to add talks you would like to hear, or are willing to give.

Past talks

Submitting a talk

If you will give a talk, please email the presentation slides (ODP, PDF, or impress.js) to officers@linux.ucla.edu. Your slides will be uploaded to the LUG file server and linked from here.