Open Source Workshop installation

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These are installation instructions for the Open Source Workshop running September 20th from 6:30-9:30pm at MIT as part of SIPB's Fall 2011 Cluedump series.

Attendees must install some software prior to arriving. Please follow the instructions for your operating system below, and e-mail open-source-workshop@mit.edu with questions.

Windows[edit]

Please install the following software prior to the workshop:

OSX[edit]

Please install the following software prior to the workshop:

OSX comes with additional software that we'll use during the workshop:

  • diff, a command-line utility for comparing files line by line. We'll use diff to create code patches.
  • patch, a command-line utility for applying diffs.
  • tar, a popular command-line archiving utility.

Linux[edit]

Please install the following software prior to the workshop:

  • git, a popular distributed version control system:
    • sudo apt-get install git on dpkg-based systems
    • sudo yum install git on rpm-based systems
  • xchat, a popular graphical IRC chat client:
    • sudo apt-get install xchat on dpkg-based systems
    • sudo yum install xchat on rpm-based systems

Or install the git and xchat packages through your graphical package manager.

Linux comes with additional software that we'll use during the workshop:

  • diff, a command-line utility for comparing files line by line. We'll use diff to create code patches.
  • patch, a command-line utility for applying diffs.
  • tar, a popular command-line archiving utility.



Don't hesitate to e-mail open-source-workshop@mit.edu with questions about the curriculum, software installation, or anything else.

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