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Linux: Why do computational scientists love it?
Organised By IOP North Wales and Cheshire Centre
Tags #Everyday-science #Linux #Computational #Student #Unix #Workshop #Chester #IOP-North-Wales-and-Cheshire-Centre #IOPWales #MerseysideBranch #IOPBranchEvents
March 3, 2020
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A hands-on tutorial workshop using Linux will be held on March 3rd, 2020, at Seaborne Library, Parkgate Road, University of Chester, CH1 4BJ
This student-led workshop will explore Linux, its various distributions, and try to answer questions such as why computational scientists prefer it over other operating systems
In addition, a hands-on session and Q&A will take place where you can set up Linux, learn to use Unix via the command line, explore various scientific software and appreciate the strengths of Linux as an alternative operating system to Windows and MacOS
Programme 15:00-16:00: A brief history of Linux                      Understanding Distributions                      Linux Programs that every Scientist should know about 16:00-16:10: Coffee break and biscuits 16:10-17:30: Hands-on and Q&A Session 17:30:           Closing Remarks Computers will be available to use in the library but feel free to bring your own laptop with VMware installed and your favourite Linux distribution downloaded
Seaborne Library
University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Link: Linux: Why do computational scientists love it?