The UNIX® CRONicle
UNIX® is a registered trademark of the Open Group
Linux® is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds
Online version: http://www.sluug.org/cronicle/
|6:30 PM||Tutorial||PING with Robert Citek|
|6:30 PM||Guru's Gathering||Topics To Be Determined - hosted by Rich Seibel|
|7:00 PM||Announcements||(Standard Introductions & Procedure )|
|7:05 PM||Call For Help||(An opportunity for you to ask technical questions of the group)|
|7:15 PM||Break||Social, off-line conversations, & book sales|
|7:20 PM||Admittance to building may no longer be possible See Meeting Directions|
|7:30 PM||Presentation||Python: Life is Better Without Braces - by Michael Easter|
This talk will be about "ping", which is a simple network testing command found where ever the TCP/IP suite is used.
Robert Citek has volunteered to present this group developed tutorial. It is an experiment spearheaded by Stan Reichardt. By pooling the knowlege of many members such as Gary, Rich, Robert and Tom we hope to assemble some basic tutorials with some interesting points. On such a basic subject this may prove be less of a tutorial and more of a discussion of the experiences of the audience. We think the result will be of interest to all.
This Gathering of Gurus (GoG) is an informal discussion group of people with similar degrees of experience and common interests for open discussion. They would rather talk with peers than sit quietly and listen to the tutorial. Anyone may attend, and discussion is encouraged.
Ideas for future discussions are welcomed; please send mailto:email@example.com
Python is an object-oriented scripting language that is portable, powerful, and scalable. It is also becoming increasingly popular, due to its elegance and strong library support. It is a viable alternative to Perl, particularly for larger projects, and is a worthy addition to anyone's toolbox.
The goal of this session is to give a broad survey of the Python landscape in an effort to inspire attendees to examine it for themselves.
Michael Easter works as a system analyst for Data Research Associates Inc. in St Louis. Exposed to a wide variety of programming languages in his formative years as a computer scientist, he continues his search for elegant, productive languages.
Here is a PYTHON Tutorial:
Ideas about this discussion are welcome; please send
Today's employers want verification that computer professionals have the specific set of skills that they need. Certificates tell employers that the professional does indeed possess the necessary skills. Furthermore, companies exploit the certification of the computer professionals they employ by advertising their certification skills to the customer. As the number of Linux installations rises, the demand for knowledgable Linux professionals increases also. These two facts have led Linux certification to become a reality.
Nathan Ave-Lalleman is a Project and Training Manager for LinuxGruven.com, a Linux company headquartered in Saint Louis, MO. One of LinuxGruven.com's primary focuses is Linux certification, based around the SAIR certification exams. LinuxGruven.com offers a complete array of Linux certification courses, seminars, and workshops to give customers the latest information in this cutting edge area.
Ideas about this discussion are welcome; please send mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
See the following various sites for additional information
http://www.linuxgruven.com/- Linux Gruven
http://www.lpi.org/- Linux Professional Institute
http://www.wavetech.com/ Wave Technologies Intl.
See the basics on source code Downloading, Compiling, Installing at
Then some Kernel Resources at
|Title of the
The August discount special will be 25% on any Python book and any book with the word "network" in the title (covers TCP/IP UX & NT, Linux, Java, VPN, etc). There will be a 10% discount on all other books.
|<!ul><!li><!a href="#desc"><!description><!/a><!li><!a href="#author"><!about the author(s)><!/a><!/ul><!hr size=1 noshade>
All regularly priced titles are 10% off retail cost at the general meeting.
(Excludes featured, or specially priced or promotional items)
The O'Reilly and Associates line of books is available at each monthly general meeting as a convenience to our members.
Each month features a book related to that month's presentation or tutorial
Discounts off retail cost are offered to all members and each month's featured book(s) may be additionally discounted. Usually, all titles are discounted 10%, while special titles are discounted 25%.
|SLUUG General Meeting||Aug 9, 2000 at 6:30 PM
7910 Manchester (at Hanley)
St. Louis, MO
|9th USENIX Security Symposium||Aug 14-17, 2000
|Steering Committee||Aug 15, 2000 at 6:00 PM
One City Place (2nd floor)
Creve Coeur, MO
|Linux World Conf & Expo||Aug 15-17, 2000
San Jose, CA
|Linux SIG||August 17, 2000 at 7:00 PM
( TOPIC: ) Linux SAIR Certification - by Nathan Ave-Lallemant
Indian Trails Library
8400 Delport Drive (at Midland)
St. Louis, MO
|Really Really Hot Day||Aug 18, 2000|
|Perl Mongers||Sep 7, 2000
|SLUUG General Meeting||Sep 13, 2000|
|Steering Committee||Sep 19, 2000||
|Linux SIG||Sep 21, 2000|
|Linux Business Expo||Sep 25-29, 2000
Georgia World Congress Center
|4th Linux Showcase||Oct 10-14, 2000
Directions From Downtown
(NOTE: A security guard from Sunnen is scheduled to be at the door from 6:20 PM to 7:20 PM to allow entry. After 7:20, the door will be unattended and attendees may not be able to enter.)
The SLUUG Steering Committee meets the Tuesday following the general meeting at 6:00 PM in the 2nd floor training room of Daugherty Systems, One City Place in Creve Coeur.
The SLUUG Linux SIG (SLUUG-LS) meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at the Indian Trails Public Library.
See map at http://www.stllinux.org/directions/
Be a Survivor. Become a Millionare. Avoid Big Brother.
The secrets to these and other important topics will be delivered to you when you subscribe to YOUR club's mailing lists. Our DISCUSS list includes all Unix variants including Linux, AIX, HP-UX, BSD, Solaris, and SCO. We also cover hardware problems, the Internet, and even how to make Windows do productive work. This is a great place to ask those "dumb" questions that might get flamed on Usenet, or discuss local issues such as DSL reliability. The STEERCOM list is also open to everyone, allowing you to help improve YOUR club, even if it is just to suggest disco lighting during meetings.
Recent discussions have included "Linux desktop security", "Building a DNS server", "UMSL Certifies Linux", "Presentations at Linux SIG", "Used HW & computer fair", "Apache Security", "SSH", "Float trip", "Linux friendly ISPs", and our "Sandbox".
Satisfy your Greed for knowledge by subscribing today. The Price is Right,
just sign up for free. Send a message to email@example.com
or firstname.lastname@example.org with the word "subscribe" in the text.
Then read the reply on how to complete the subscription. To terminate
your subscription, sent another message to the "request" address with
the word "unsubscribe". Please don't send these commands to list itself.
Too complicated? Point your browser to http://www.sluug.org/~archive/
and fill in the blanks. Avoid Jeopardy, join the Family Feud right now.
Informix Software is the technology leader in software infrastructure solutions for the Internet-providing a fast, simple and complete way to bring businesses to the Web.
Informix is the first and only company to integrate e-business and business intelligence on a true Internet infrastructure.
The company's highly scalable Web engines, together with its personalized content management, real-time analytics and media asset management capabilities, offer customers a unique competitive advantage.
For more information you can send mailto:email@example.com , visit the Informix web site at http://www.informix.com or contact the nearest sales office (314-542-3120).
Slight disorientation after prolonged system uptime is normal for new Linux users. Please do not adjust your browser.
XML Gets Down to Business by Steven E. Sipe on pages 111-114 in PC Magazine, Volume 19 No. 14, August 2000.
Addresses agregation and syndication of data with XML. Talks about Resource Description Framework (RDF), mentions Document Type Definitions (DTD) and alternative XML Schema language. Aludes to XHTML, which is a reformulation of HTML 4.0 in XML.
http://linux.miningco.com/compute/linux/ . - fairly short and comprehensive article on Linux security
http://www.domainnamebuyersguide.com - Domain Registrar Rankings
http://www.iccp.org/- Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals
http://www.usenix.org/sage/jobs/jobs-descriptions.html - What the Unix System Administrator Does...
(Oracle of the pointy hair):
http://linuxtoday.com/stories/18812.html - VNU Net: Don't be scared of Linux, says Gartner
http://linuxtoday.com/stories/19371.html - JustLinux.com: Introducing vi
http://linuxtoday.com/stories/19283.html - LinuxWorld: Protest draws attention to DMCA
Message Stolen From: "gary j. meyer"
Subject: Re: [STEERCOM] tutorial/presentations
Here is my working list.
...any time I see 4 months planned I am positive at least
1 or 2 will be cancelled or rescheduled...
CALENDAR OF POSSIBLE TOPICS:
13 -Presentation Citrix server by "InfoLan"
13 -Tutorial Dynaic DNS by Chad Bersche
21 -Linux SIG Oracle on Linux by Craig McElroy
11 -Presentation Hardware-OS Interactions Important2Graphics.-Ramin Pasha
11 -Tutorial CVS by Roland Krause
19 -Linux SIG ?
8 -Presentation OpenBSDforBetterSecurity-DavidJobes,PhoenixSecurityChief
8 -Tutorial ?
16 -Linux SIG ?
XML, URL Forwarding, Uncle Eli's Experience, and more "group developed" tutorials
Ideas for future discussions are welcomed; please send
One of the side effects of recommending book purchases to the St. Louis County Public Library of over a dozen new Linux books will be that I will be the first to see each as they arrive. Of the dozen titles that I requested about three weeks ago ten have been marked with a hold for my account.
Being addicted to reading such subject matter I can not afford to buy them all. So I have put tax money to work to my benfit and the benfit of other Linux inclined patrons.
Members should recommend new titles for various Linux, Unix, BSD and computer network security subjects.
For more information members can send mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitted by Almost Anyone
The following PERSONAL COMMENTARY
expresses personal opinions and SLUUG exerts no more editorial control
over such content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand.
Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information
or Content expressed herein are those of the respective author and not
necessarily supported by SLUUG. SLUUG does not guarantee the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or
fitness for any particular purpose.
that Linux can't fix.
-- seen on VA Linux T-shirt
Indian Trails Public Library
8400 Delport Drive
|Follow 170:||Exit Page east to North-South Rd., go left on North-South Rd. to Midland, go left on Midland one block to Delport, the Library is on your left (see map at http://www.stllinux.org/directions/ ).|
For more information on SLUUG-LS refer to the WWW home page for the
group at http://www.stllinlux.org
or contact Matthew Porter by mailto:email@example.com
For more information about sponsoring the St. Louis UNIX Users Group,
contact Ed Wehner, send
|BBS Questions||Gary Meyer||mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Corporate Sponsors||Ed Wehner||mailto:email@example.com|
|O'Reilly Books||Dave Mills||Work: (314)230-5151, extension 103
|Presentations||Open Position||Send info/ideas by mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Publisher||Sanjiv Bhatia||Home: (314)519-9272
|Editor||Stan Reichardt||Home: (314)298-1183
|Gary Meyer||Home: (314)781-8644
|SLUUG Secretary||Rich Seibel||mailto:email@example.com|
|SLUUG Treasurer||Mike Kriz||mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Special Interest Groups (SIGs)|
|Linux SIG Chair||Matthew Porter||Home: (314)353-7988
St. Louis UNIX Users Group P.O. Box 411302 Creve Coeur Post Office St. Louis, MO 63141-9998