Open Source Comes to Campus/UIUC
This is just an informational landing page. Most info about the event lives at the conference website.
Goal: install an IRC client
IRC is a real-time chat protocol that open source projects often use to talk about the project and as a medium for users and developers to help each other.
Optional: Log into our server
For the command line tutorial, if you have Linux or Mac OS X, then you're already good to go.
On Windows, we recommend you log into our demonstration server to try a Linux command line. (It runs Debian.)
Command line practice
Goal: Find a task to work on
- Use this guide: http://labs.openhatch.org/foss-contrib-guide/
- If you want help finding a project, read here: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/uiuc-bitesize