Linux Foundation #OSSummit North America[/caption]Mark September 11-14, 2017 on your calendar. Linux Foundation is offering diversity scholarships for the full cost of attending this year’s LinuxCon/Open Source Summit North America. Included is a Diversity Empowerment Summit designed to help promote and facilitate an increase in diversity, inclusion, empowerment and social innovation in the open source […]
Author: Sharon Lake
Yes, it’s 2017 and Linux can play sound
Terrific tutorial from RedHat’s Opensource.com on using Pulse to manage sound on Linux. But even better you get sound on Linux background in an easily digestible method that makes fooling around feel safe. Yes, you too can record to a file. Enjoy!
City of Los Angeles is Sponsoring a Tech Fair Jan 26th, 2017
#LosAngeles #WomenInTech The City of LA is sponsoring a Tech Fair Jan 26th. Free tickets are available, but not for long. Link to announcing tweet and relevant info below. Join the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City’s Entrepreneur in Residence Jason Nazar, for one of the City’s largest Technology Job Fairs […]
Apt-get? Yum? Synaptic? … What?!?
Package management. Every Linux distro has one, or more, ways to update and/or install software. These one, or more, ways are grouped under the “package management” subsystems in Linux. From Wikipedia: A package manager or package management system is a collection of software tools that automates the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing computer […]
Celebrate SysAdmin Day With Free, Weekly Linux Tutorials
Linux 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 […]
EVENT: @PyLadiesRemote sponsoring “Learn Testing with Python”
PyLadies Remote EVENT: @PyLadiesRemote sponsoring “Learn to Testing with Python” WHEN: April 30th, 2016 / 8-10am PDT WHERE: Google Hangouts Link for more info
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 […]
SCaLE14x – Day 1
Not bad for the first day of the 14th Southern California Linux Expo, or SCaLE14x. Jill discusses her vintage (and working!) Digital Equipment Corp (DEC) Alpha 64 bit, dual 500 mhz per dual core machine with the Mad Dog himself, Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall. Left to right, Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall, Sharon Lake, Betty Chung, Jill Bryant […]