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Course Cancellation

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, ETH decided to close all buildings until the end of the semester.
All of our courses are cancelled. You can find all our course material here.

cancelled

Stammtisch

Thu 02.04.2020 18:00 - 22:00 | Katholische Hochschulgemeinde Zürich AKI, 2nd floor, Hirschengraben 86, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We meet in a casual atmosphere, have a beer and discuss upcoming technical trends. Come join us!
If you have troubles with Linux, bring your Laptop and we will be glad to help.

cancelled

Console Toolkit - Part 1

Fri 03.04.2020 17:15 - 19:00 | ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland, HG F 7 | register

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Now that you have your Linux system up and running, it's time to make the best out of it. Learn how to utilize the console and work towards mastering it in this two-part course. We will start with the basics, and present you some useful terminal applications designed to simplify your workflow. Furthermore, you may directly solidify the abilities you learn by solving short exercises.

This way, you will feel comfortable with using the console in no time!

cancelled

Console Toolkit - Part 2

Mon 06.04.2020 17:15 - 19:00 | ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland, F 7 | register

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Now that you have your Linux system up and running, it's time to make the best out of it. Learn how to utilize the console and work towards mastering it in this two-part course. We will start with the basics, and present you some useful terminal applications designed to simplify your workflow. Furthermore, you may directly solidify the abilities you learn by solving short exercises.

This way, you will feel comfortable with using the console in no time!

cancelled

Bash Scripting Workshop

Wed 08.04.2020 17:15 - 19:00 | ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland, HG E 5 | register

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Take your new abilities a step further: Learn how you can use Bash to program simple scripts that can save you a lot of work. Bash is a scripting language that is designed to interact with other programs and your system easily. Whether you want to backup your newest files to a hard drive or quickly download a lot of PDFs—with Bash, you can do it at a keystroke.

Note that we highly recommend visiting "The Console Toolkit" if you have no prior experience with the Linux terminal.

cancelled

Spotlight 2 - The Proprietary Firmware beneath the Surface

Tue 21.04.2020 17:15 - 19:00 | ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland, HG E 5 | register

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

If you have a modern computer, it is impossible to run only free software on it. Hidden from plain sight, management engines and service processors are running and firmware needs to be flashed, all of whose operating systems and programs can only be distributed as binary blobs by the hardware vendors. This talk shines a light into this world dominated by closed-source software.

cancelled

Stammtisch

Thu 23.04.2020 18:00 - 22:00 | Learning Spaces on the E Floor of ETH Building CHN, Universitätstrasse 16, 8006 Zürich, Schweiz

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We meet in a casual atmosphere, have a beer and discuss upcoming technical trends. Come join us!
If you have troubles with Linux, bring your Laptop and we will be glad to help.

cancelled

Stammtisch

Tue 05.05.2020 18:00 - 22:00 | Katholische Hochschulgemeinde Zürich AKI, 2nd floor, Hirschengraben 86, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We meet in a casual atmosphere, have a beer and discuss upcoming technical trends. Come join us!
If you have troubles with Linux, bring your Laptop and we will be glad to help.

cancelled

Stammtisch

Wed 20.05.2020 18:00 - 22:00 | Learning Spaces on the E Floor of ETH Building CHN, Universitätstrasse 16, 8006 Zürich, Schweiz

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We meet in a casual atmosphere, have a beer and discuss upcoming technical trends. Come join us!
If you have troubles with Linux, bring your Laptop and we will be glad to help.

cancelled

Stammtisch

Thu 28.05.2020 18:00 - 22:00 | Katholische Hochschulgemeinde Zürich AKI, 2nd floor, Hirschengraben 86, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

All classroom teaching has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We meet in a casual atmosphere, have a beer and discuss upcoming technical trends. Come join us!
If you have troubles with Linux, bring your Laptop and we will be glad to help.

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Alexander Schoch

nicolas

Vice-President
Nicolas König

nils

Events
Nils Leuzinger

florian

Sponsoring
Florian Moser

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