A Brief History of Unix and General Meeting

Date
Wednesday 13 June 2018

Venue
Milson Community Centre

Cost
$2 gold coin donation.

  • Agenda
    • Welcome
      7pm
    • A Brief History of Unix
      Speaker: Tom Ryder
      7:10pm
      Tom will give us a bird’s eye view of how modern Unix and Unix-like systems like Linux came to be: from teletypes hooked up to a PDP-7 in a dark corner of Bell Labs to revolutionising the whole concept of a computer operating system.

      Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie
    • Break
      8pm
      Tea & coffee.
      Donations collected
    • General Meeting
      8:15pm

      • President’s report – Nick Skarott
      • Treasurers Report – Don Esslemont
      • Elect a new committee. Nominations for the next committee are:-
        President: John Flower
        Vice President: Nick Skarott
        Treasurer: Joseph Calkin
        Secretary: Tom Ryder
        Committee member: Don Esslemont
      • Adopt the constitution drawn up by Don Esslemont – PLUG Rules 2010
    • General Business
      8:35pm
      Confirm speakers for upcoming meetings – John Flower
    • Open floor
      8:45pm
      Talk about Linux, get help with Linux, and socialize.
    • Doors close
      9pm

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