ILUGC Monthly Meet - January 09, 2021 - 3-6 pm

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] has been spreading awareness on Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) in Chennai since January 1998. We will be organizing this month’s meet through ILUGC’s Official IRC channel (#ilugc in freenode.net). If Visual Presentation required, we will use https://meet.jit.si (Link will be provided in #ilugc irc channel at the time of meet by the speaker who is willing to show visual content) We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month, and for the month of January we shall meet through IRC on Saturday 09, 2021 at 1500 IST.

ILUGC Monthly Meet - December 12, 2020 - 3-6 pm

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] has been spreading awareness on Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) in Chennai since January 1998. We will be organizing this month’s meet through ILUGC’s Official IRC channel (#ilugc in freenode.net). If Visual Presentation required, we will use https://meet.jit.si (Link will be provided in #ilugc irc channel at the time of meet by the speaker who is willing to show visual content) We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month, and for the month of December we shall meet through IRC on Saturday 12, 2020 at 1500 IST.

Meeting Minutes - ILUGC - November 2020 Meet (conducted on 21-11-2020)

Here is the summary of what happened on this month’s ILUGC meet systemd-nspawn Mohan welcomed participants and started his session about systemd-nspawn, gave a brief gave a brief overview about how containers are created in Linux, what are the building blocks for container, how a good old chroot is one type of container etc. He then explained how we can achieve a simple container through systemd-nspawn. How systemd-nspawn can act as both system container as well as application container, what is the difference between these two type of containers.

ILUGC Monthly Meet - November 21, 2020 - 3-6 pm

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] has been spreading awareness on Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) in Chennai since January 1998. We will be organizing this month’s meet through ILUGC’s Official IRC channel (#ilugc in freenode.net). If Visual Presentation required, we will use https://meet.jit.si (Link will be provided in #ilugc irc channel at the time of meet by the speaker who is willing to show visual content) We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month, and for the month of November we shall meet through IRC on Saturday 21, 2020 at 1500 IST.

ILUGC Monthly Meet - October 10, 2020 - 3-6 pm

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] has been spreading awareness on Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) in Chennai since January 1998. We will be organizing this month’s meet through ILUGC’s Official IRC channel (#ilugc in freenode.net). If Visual Presentation required, we will use https://meet.jit.si (Link will be provided in #ilugc irc channel at the time of meet by the speaker who is willing to show visual content) We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month, and for the month of October we shall meet through IRC on Saturday 10, 2020 at 1500 IST.

ILUGC Monthly Meet - August 08, 2020 - 3-6 pm

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] has been spreading awareness on Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) in Chennai since January 1998. We will be organizing this month’s meet through ILUGC’s Official IRC channel (#ilugc in freenode.net). If Visual Presentation required, we will use https://meet.jit.si (Link will be provided in #ilugc irc channel at the time of meet by the speaker who is willing to show visual content) We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month, and for the month of August we shall meet through IRC on Saturday 08, 2020 at 1500 IST.

Announcement: Emacs APAC virtual meetup, Saturday, July 25, 2020 (#emacs on Freenode and Jitsi)

Announcing call for speakers for Emacs APAC (Asia Pacific) virtual meetup on #emacs (irc.freenode.net) and Jitsi scheduled for Saturday, July 25, 2020 (1400-1500 IST). If you would like to give a demo or talk (maximum 20 minutes) on GNU Emacs or any variant, please ping me (“mbuf”) on Freenode with your talk details: Topic Description Duration About Yourself The Jitsi URL for the session will be announced 30 minutes prior to the session on #emacs.

Meeting Minutes - sh - Posix Shell Session - Day 5 - July 10, 2020

Here are the topics covered on the last and final day of this session, introducing function how it is basically a custom built-in command which we define emulating ‘cd’ command using custom ‘replicate_cd’ function introducing positional parameters howto get current program name through "${0}" howto get all positional parameters through "${@}" difference between "${@}" and "${*}" howto get number of given positional parameters using "${#}" introducing shell patterns how we can use * anywhere in the filename to match multiple files howto filter filename matching using prefix with * howto filter filename matching using suffix with * howto we can use range pattern to match different characters in filenames introducing find command providing -maxdepth to find command filtering filenames through -name in find command two types of post processing after find find with while-do-done and read command providing -exec to find command a very small introduction to BRE (Basic Regular Expression) through grep command importance of ed command and how grep and sed commands are one functionalities of ed command writing shell script basic struction of a shell script the #!

Meeting Minutes - sh - Posix Shell Session - Day 4 - July 09, 2020

Here are the topics we covered on day four, importance of exitcode (or returncode) howto retrive last executed command’s exitcode through ${?} special variable howto use this exitcode in if-elif-else-fi command howto use case-esac command introducing ‘for-do-done’ loop how this is different from regular for loop in ‘C’ programming iterating through static values using for loop introducing command substitution through $() how command substitution can generate dynamic values for each iteration in for loop importance of command substitution introducing ‘while-do-done’ loop introducing variable expansion, what exactly means ‘$’ before a word difference between ${var} and “${var}” different way to expand variables using :+, :=, :?

ILUGC Monthly Meet - July 11, 2020 - 3-6 pm

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] has been spreading awareness on Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) in Chennai since January 1998. We will be organizing this month’s meet through ILUGC’s Official IRC channel (#ilugc in freenode.net). If Visual Presentation required, we will use https://meet.jit.si (Link will be provided in #ilugc irc channel at the time of meet by the speaker who is willing to show visual content) We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month, and for the month of July we shall meet through IRC on Saturday 11, 2020 at 1500 IST.