Learn Linux

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This basics workshop is designed for people who have zero Linux experience. Come learn what Linux is and how it can be useful for you. Learning will focus on teaching basic commands and get a peek into the Linux world. Plan how you can take the next steps in your Linux journey!

At the end of the session you will know how to issue commands that find, copy and manipulate files, Install software and login to a remote machine. Linux is the foundational framework that many familiar devices (Android phones, vehicle navigation systems, webpage servers...) utilized under the hood.


Logging on for class: We recommend clicking the link with the Google Chrome browser from a desktop/laptop computer. If you are using a phone or tablet, you may be prompted to download an app. Please log on 5 minutes prior to the start of the class to be sure you have all the technology ready to go.

Need help with the technology? If you are new to using google meetup or just want some time to say hi and settle in, log in 10 minutes before the start of class (12:50). We will go over the controls, how to mute and unmute, how to send comments and quesions to the group, and so on.

Note that if you are doing the livesteam (View Only), you must login with a google account! This is not required for registered participant login.

Real name: 
J.R. Logan


Instructor Bio: 

J.R. is a cofounder and executive director of MakeHaven, a nonprofit makerspace and FabLab in New Haven, Connecticut.  J.R. has a history of nonprofit leadership at United Way, in New Haven he currently serves on the board of the Eli Whitney Museum and Elm City Innovation Collaborative. He has been involved in local environmental initiatives and is an advocate for urban river restoration and access. He has earned a master's degree in Public Affairs from the School and Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University with a focus on nonprofit management.

When capacity of event is full you may join the Waiting List. For online events a link to join the session will be automatically emailed after registration.
Terms and Conditions
Arrival more than 15 minutes late will result in not being able to participate.