Newton Free Library: GNU Linux Introductory Lectures and Course
This is the web site for the Fall 2015 Newton Free Library and FSF GNU Linux Introductory lectures and course.
The lecture presentation times, place, date etc, along with class materials will be posted on this web site.
Before course begins, please install a version of GNU/Linux on a laptop which you will need to bring with you to class. See the
installation web page
Currently Scheduled Events
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Introduction to GNU/Linux for Teens
Come learn about GNU/Linux, a free platform and operating system! It
runs and helps control everything from phones to the stock exchange and a panoply of devices and equipment in-between! The lecture will
present an overview of "What is GNU/Linux?" as well as discuss privacy issues, data security concerns, and ways to protect personal
and other sensitive information. Come learn about the best operating system that you're probably already using! Registration is required. To register for the teen lecture, please click here. For more
information, please see the Newton Free Library website or contact Marc Ronell. Location: Newton Free Library, Newton, MA - 3rd Floor Rear Arc.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Introduction to GNU/Linux for Adults
This is a repeat of the presentation from September 16 described in the item above, but focused instead on adult themes such as small business needs and applications. To register for the Adult GNU Linux lecture please click here. For more information, please either see the Newton Free Library listing of events or contact Marc Ronell. Location: Newton Free Library, Newton, MA - 3rd Floor Rear Arc.
If the two lectures scheduled for September 16 and 30, 2015 generate enough interest, a free, multi-session, in-depth class on GNU Linux will commence starting on October 14, 2015. For more information on the future class, see the draft syllabus.
You can view the proposed class syllabus by clicking on its link.