August Beginner's Workshop: An Introduction to the Command Line

Aug 18 2012 12:30
Aug 18 2012 17:30

VPAC Training Room, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South

NOTE that this event is at : VPAC is on the ground floor of Building 91, RMIT, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton and NOT Trinity College, Melbourne Uni ... (Don't know why it wont let me edit the venue above ?? )

In this talk, Lev will give a thorough introduction to the Linux command line, including file, system, and program commands, begining with an exploration of the environment through to simple scripting.

Lev is the current LUV president and has taught command-line Linux in several organisations over the past ten years.

General Workshop Area:

At the LUV Beginner's workshop you can come along and work with Linux enthusiasts to assist you in setting up your system the way you want. This could include friendly advice on partitions, distributions, configurations, networking and specific applications. Bring your laptop!

The Melbourne OLPC Club meetings are co-located with the Beginner's Workshops. If you are interested in the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project, please come and join in!

VPAC is on the ground floor of Building 91, RMIT, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton, close to the corner of Swanston and Victoria Streets.

It is accessible by all Swanston Street trams and is is near to Melbourne Central train station.

LUV would like to acknowledge BENK Open Systems for their financial support of the Beginners Workshops and VPAC for hosting!

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre, Evan Burge Building, Trinity College Main Campus Parkville Melways Map: 2B C5

Notes: Trinity College's Main Campus is located off Royal Parade. The Evan Burge Building is located near the Tennis Courts. See our Map of Trinity College. Additional maps of Trinity and the surrounding area (including its relation to the city) can be found at

Parking can be found along or near Royal Parade, Grattan Street, Swanston Street and College Crescent. Parking within Trinity College is unfortunately only available to staff.

For those coming via Public Transport, the number 19 tram (North Coburg - City) passes by the main entrance of Trinity College (Get off at Morrah St, Stop 12). This tram departs from the Elizabeth Street tram terminus (Flinders Street end) and goes past Melbourne Central Timetables can be found on-line at:

Before and/or after each meeting those who are interested are welcome to join other members for dinner. We are open to suggestions for a good place to eat near our venue. Maria's on Peel Street in North Melbourne is currently the most popular place to eat after meetings.

LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat for their help in obtaining the Buzzard Lecture Theatre venue and VPAC for hosting!


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Hi Oli

Not silly question at all!!!

It is at the VPAC premises at RMIT, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton.

Sorry about the confusion. It will be fixed asap.


Sorry to ask a silly question

Sorry to ask a silly question but is this event at Melbourne Uni or RMIT, you have both listed above.



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