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  1. 1. Introduction to Linux (A short introduction) By HKLUG
  2. 2. What’s Linux ? <ul><li>Linux is an Unix-clone Operating System </li></ul><ul><li>Linus began his work on Linux in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Version 1 of Linux Kernel was released in 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed under GNU General Public License </li></ul>
  3. 3. What’s Linux ? <ul><li>Source code of Linux is freely avaiable to everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Linux is avaiable on few platforms now including Intel x86, Dec Alpha, Sun Sparc, SGI, Machintosh m68000, Machintose PowerPC </li></ul><ul><li>Linux is porting to PalmPliot </li></ul>
  4. 4. Linux Inside <ul><li>POSIX standards implementation with System V and BSD extensions </li></ul><ul><li>True multitasking </li></ul><ul><li>Multiuser </li></ul><ul><li>Multiprocessor, SMP support </li></ul><ul><li>Memory protection between processes </li></ul><ul><li>TCP/IP networking </li></ul>
  5. 5. Linux Inside <ul><li>Lan Manager (SMB) client and server </li></ul><ul><li>Many networking protocols </li></ul><ul><li>Special filesystem called UMSDOS which allows Linux to be installed on a DOS filesystem </li></ul>
  6. 6. Linux Distributions <ul><li>Caldera OpenLinux </li></ul><ul><li>Debian Linux </li></ul><ul><li>RedHat Linux </li></ul><ul><li>Slackware Linux </li></ul><ul><li>S.u.S.E. Linux </li></ul><ul><li>others </li></ul>
  7. 7. Linux Applications <ul><li>Networking Tools, Internet Utilities </li></ul><ul><li>Development Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Office Suites </li></ul><ul><li>DBMS (Database Management System) </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  8. 8. Introduction to HKLUG Sammy Fung Chairman Hong Kong Linux User Group
  9. 9. Background of HKLUG <ul><li>Hong Kong Linux User Group is established since November 1997 by few Linux users in Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>In July 1998, there is 208 registered members in HKLUG </li></ul>
  10. 10. Aims of HKLUG <ul><li>To share Linux experience </li></ul><ul><li>To promote Linux in Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>To raise up Linux technology in Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>To communicate with Linux users in Hong Kong and other LUGs in the world </li></ul><ul><li>To take part in HK social services </li></ul>
  11. 11. Functions of HKLUG <ul><li>Web Server (www.hklug.org) </li></ul><ul><li>News Server (news.hklug.org) </li></ul><ul><li>General Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Special Events </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  12. 12. RC5 Project <ul><li>Organised by Distributed.net </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed cracking </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager - Kevin Ng </li></ul><ul><li>Team Rating - 599th </li></ul>
  13. 13. General Meetings <ul><li>Bi-Monthly GMs </li></ul><ul><li>Special Interest Topic </li></ul><ul><li>A Talk, Q&A on Latest Linux News </li></ul><ul><li>Group Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>
  14. 14. Projects <ul><li>Linux-related Projects </li></ul><ul><li>I.T. Projects </li></ul><ul><li>A Project Group will be formed for specified projects </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager will coordinate the running of project </li></ul>
  15. 15. Events in August <ul><li>13th-17th August </li></ul><ul><li>A booth in Joint-School Electronics and Computing Exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>End of August </li></ul><ul><li>3rd General Meeting ‘98 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Joint-School Electronics and Computing Exhibition <ul><li>13th-17th August 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong Science Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Linux Demos </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Linux & HKLUG </li></ul>
  17. 17. Plans in the Future <ul><li>GNU’s GPL Linux software on CD-Rs </li></ul><ul><li>HKLUG Linux Resources Library </li></ul><ul><li>Linux Events in Universities & Colleges </li></ul>

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