Celebrate SysAdmin Day With Free, Weekly Linux Tutorials

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tuxLinux Foundation is celebrating SysAdmin day with a FREE 22 Weeks of Linux tutorial ebooks. From their description: “We’ll deliver one free e-book tutorial to your inbox each week for 22 weeks from Linux Foundation Training.”

And as a bonus, everyone who signs up before then end of July will also be entered into a drawing to win one of 10 free e-learning courses of your choice or one of three free LinuxCon North America passes. Win/Win for everybody. More info here: https://www.linux.com/blog/celebrate-sysadmin-day-free-weekly-linux-tutorials

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LinuxChix LA’s Good ‘Ol Fashioned Linux Installfest was a success!!!!!!!!!!!

Good ‘Ol Fashioned Linux Installfest

Saturday, Jun 4, 2016, 11:00 AM

Location details are available to members only.

10 Members Went

Important Instructions:Signing in: IndieDesk DTLA is in the Wells Fargo North Tower building.  You will need a picture ID when you sign in at the building reception and you will be escorted up to 4th floor.Parking:$10 Validated Parking is available at the Wells Fargo North Tower building. You can still park in the Disney Hall parking for $10 if …

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LinuxChix LA’s Good ‘Ol Fashioned Linux Installfest!!!!!!!!

Saturday, June 4, 2016

11:00 AM-3:00 PM

IndieDesk logo

IndieDesk DTLA

333 South Grand Ave. Suite 450, Los Angeles 90071 , CA  (edit map)

 

Important Instructions:

Signing in: IndieDesk DTLA is in the Wells Fargo North Tower building.  You will need a picture ID when you sign in at the building reception and you will be escorted up to 4th floor.

Parking: $10 Validated Parking is available at the Wells Fargo North Tower building. You can still park in the Disney Hall parking for $10 if easier, but unless you have a vault of coins don’t park at a meter on the street.

 

Developers need a comfort level with the basics of Linux that’s impossible to get from on line tutorials or a book. Interacting with the servers at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Digital Ocean, or other cloud providers will almost always require command line interface (CLI) basics. Get your hands down and dirty with the Linux command line without giving up your ‘other’ operating system.

Linux can be run from a Flash/USB drive, a live CD, or within one of the many virtual machines like VMwareVirtualBox, or Parallels. This “Good ‘Ol Fashioned Linux Installfest” aims to get you up and running via a virtual machine, a live CD/USB disk, or an install to your current computer.

This Installfest is aimed at beginners looking to get into Dev or Dev Web work who need a hand up in Linux CLI. If you have experience in Linux and would be interested in mentoring please contact the organizers directly.

With the kind sponsorship of IndieDesk DTLA this event will be on June 4th from 11am – 3pm. The first 1.5 hours will be dedicated to installing Linux following by a quick CLI tutorial to get you started.

In order to best respond to each participant’s questions throughly we are limiting RSVPs to 10 people.  Depending on demand another Installfest may be scheduled later.

RSVPs will need to be made through EventBright and IS LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/good-ol-fashioned-linux-installfest-tickets-25709511842

You will need a computer with a minimum of 2gb memory for the virtual machine options.

 

Important notes:

LinuxChix Los Angeles Chapter is not gender exclusive, but we do ask that male gendered individuals make every effort to bring a female gendered individual with them to LinuxChixLA meetup events.

Please be sure you read, understand, and are able to comply with our Anti-Harassment and Code of Conduct (CofC) Policy.

 

The LinuxChix LA are now on meetup.com :-) !!!!!

Looking for a venue for our first LinuxChix LA meetup.com meeting and will keep you posted 🙂  Sign up!

LinuxChix Los Angeles (LinuxChixLA)

Los Angeles, CA
35 Members

Be Polite, Be Helpful. A community for and by women interested in F/LOSS. LinuxChix is an international organization for women who use Linux and women and men who want to supp…

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Keila Banks, Our LinuxChix LA Super Star in the latest Linux User & Developer Magazine :-) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Keila Banks, our young LinuxChix LA Super Star just got a wonderful interview in Linux User & Developer Magazine!
She gave a shout out to the LinuxChix and included a picture of us. I am extremely humbled and proud . . .

Pick up the latest issue of Linux User & Developer, Issue 163!

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Pictures of Keila’s article will be posted as soon as we get a hold of the issue at the local book retailer!

 

Teach girls bravery, not perfection

Thought provoking and enpowering. Amazing 12 minutes spent with passionate Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code

We’re raising our girls to be perfect, and we’re raising our boys to be brave, says Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code. Saujani has taken up the charge to socialize young girls to take risks and learn to program — two skills they need to move society forward. To truly innovate, we cannot leave behind half of our population, she says. “I need each of you to tell every young woman you know to be comfortable with imperfection.”

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LinuxChix LA @ SCaLE 14x!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

LinuxChix LA @ SCaLE 14x!!!!! Yeah! We won the award for "Biggest SCaLE Spirit!" Thank you to our friends and family of SCaLE and we will miss you till next year smile emoticon #scale14x — with Betty Chung and Sharon Lake at SCALE.

LinuxChix LA @ SCaLE 14x!!!!!
Yeah! We won the award for “Biggest SCaLE Spirit!”
Thank you to our friends and family of SCaLE and we will miss you till next year 🙂  #scale14x — with Betty Chung and Sharon Lake

And here is Alan Williams’s, fellow friend and volunteer LinuxChix LA Booth Babe 😉 beautiful time lapse video at our LinuxChix LA booth 🙂 !!!!

 

LinuxChix LA @ SCaLE 14x–Multi-monitor Gaming for Under $400! 1-23-16 Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2pTegQjAWk

 

LinuxChix LA @ SCaLE 14x Dead Dog Party at Islands 1-24-16! Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHHmKjC3kog

 

Mathieu (strycore), My husband Steve, Me (jill_linuxgirl) and Patrick (Mir) streaming from SCaLE 14x Game Night on Mathieu’s laptop via Lutris to LinuxGameCast Weekly!!!!!

 

 

And also Steve, Jill and Betty were spotted in the wild @ SCaLE 14x by Chris LAS and Noah 🙂  Check out the fun segment from the SCaLE expo hall floor at 1:29mins!

 

 

More LinuxChix LA @ SCaLE 14x Dead Dog Party at Islands 1-24-16!

 

More pics from our LinuxChix LA booth on Saturday @SCaLE14x!