Manlug meeting February 2014

The Manlug meeting for February 2014 is taking place on 22nd February, please note later date
(fourth Saturday this month), details below:

Details below:

Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
– (Between Thomas Street and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called
Date: Saturday, 22nd February 2014
Starts: 14:00
Approximate finish: 17:00 ”


This talk will be given by myself, it will be an introduction to bash scripting at the basic level, everything from the shebang to loops.
It is an unbelievably useful skill to have. I have for example written a simple script at home that tells the rest of the family if they should remove the RJ-45 cable from the home plug
(we have dodgy old Victorian wiring) or reboot the modem when the internet stops working as I got fed up having to work out why. It also then logs the results.

Update : 16/03/2014

Talk slides click here

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