Wednesday 13 June 2018
Milson Community Centre
$2 gold coin donation.
- A Brief History of Unix
Speaker: Tom Ryder
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.
Tea & coffee.
- General Meeting
- 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
Confirm speakers for upcoming meetings – John Flower
- Open floor
Talk about Linux, get help with Linux, and socialize.
- Doors close
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Great meeting tonight folks, thank you!
Presentation slides are here: https://sanctum.geek.nz/presentations/a-brief-history-of-unix.pdf