Archive | January 2011

Packaging Training: Head Start into Ubuntu Development

On Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 15:30 UTC, Bhavani Shankar will be leading a Packaging Training Session about starting up with Ubuntu Development. If you are interested in starting up with Ubuntu Development, you will not want to miss this session.

Like all of our sessions, this one will take place in #ubuntu-classroom on irc.freenode.net. Logs for this session will be posted afterwards.

How to use top and similar tools to pinpoint system problems

On Thursday, January 27th at 16:00 UTC we welcome back Mulyadi Santosa (the_hydra). You may recall his first class which was very well-received on Understanding fields in /proc/meminfo, logs available here. This time he has come to present a class on How to use top and similar tools to pinpoint system problems.

This class is loosely based on his articles Uncover the Meaning of top’s Statistics and Using Top More Efficiently. So take this opportunity to learn direct from Mulyadi, and ask any additional questions you may have!

The class will take place in #ubuntu-classroom on irc.freenode.net (#ubuntu-classroom-chat for questions).

User Days January 29-30 Schedule

On the weekend of January 29-30th we will be hosting our 3rd Ubuntu User Days event in #ubuntu-classroom on irc.freenode.net (#ubuntu-classroom-chat for questions).

All times in the timetable are in UTC, click the time to find out your local time.

Saturday, January 29th

Time (UTC) Subject Presenter
08:30 Introduction to User Day nigelb, pleia2, nhandler
09:00 Software Installation shrini
10:00 Networking and sharing files in Ubuntu dnivra
11:00 Cloud for users Daviey
12:00 Ubuntu One ralsina
13:00 Finding Help in Ubuntu starcraftman
14:00 How to fix a broken machine popey
15:00 Switching from OS X aveilleux
16:00 Tips and tricks for multi-booters Cheri703
17:00 Inkscape Introduction doctormo
18:00 Command Line Email Clients for Ubuntu _marx_
19:00 Using IRC IdleOne
20:00 Accessibility apps Pendulum
21:00 Desktop Environments: Gnome, KDE, XFCE maco and pleia2
22:00 Command Line Basics imbrandon
23:00 Asking questions on Launchpad and Reporting bugs on Launchpad charlie-tca

Sunday, January 30th

Time (UTC) Subject Presenter
00:00 Switching from Windows cprofitt
01:00 Entertaining and educating kids using Ubuntu MichelleQ
02:00 Linux Security Myth maco
03:00 Unity jcastro and Dbo
04:00 What’s cooking in Ubuntu jcastro

For more information about User Days, including any last-minute adjustments to our schedule, please see our wiki page:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UserDays

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