Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Lar Kaufman - "Running Linux" - 3rd Edition

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 16, 1999 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location

MIT Building 3-133

Presenters

Lar Kaufman - lark walden com

Summary

New edition of Lar's book

Abstract

Lar Kaufman returns with the third edition of "Running Linux", which has just gone to Production for final typesetting/indexing. Lar will talk about the new edition and about the changes in Linux and the Linux community over the years.

Bio

Lar Kaufman is a graduate of Boston University Law School, living in Concord, Massachusetts a few miles from Walden Pond. He has worked as a documentation consultant for many years, and began writing about UNIX in 1983. Since then, he has written on System V, BSD, Mach, OSF/1, and Linux. His hobbies include interactive media as art/literature, homebuilt and antique aircraft (he's a licensed aircraft mechanic), and natural history. Formerly a BBS operator, in 1987 Lar founded the Fidonet echoes (newsgroups) Biosphere and BioNews. He is currently working on a project to develop a media lab incorporating adaptive technology for print-disabled use through the law library where he studies. The lab will use a Linux server and provide user services on Windows NT, Macintosh, and Linux systems.

Attachments

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