[dgplug-users] [SUMMERTRAINING] Next steps for 2019 batch

Kushal Das kushaldas at gmail.com
Mon Jun 10 21:57:01 PDT 2019

Hello everyone,

Welcome to the Summer Training 2019. The training sessions will start from 16th
of June. But, before it starts, there are few more steps to make sure that we
all are ready. Please go through the following steps and make sure you are
ready for the first session.

# Step 1: Get a latest Linux system

It can be your primary system (laptop or desktop). If you are totally new to
Linux, then try to install it on Virtualbox in your regular Windows as a
virtual machine. Tip: if you don't know how to do that, search on Internet,
there are many tutorials which will guide you.

# Step 2: Read about emails and how to reply to a mailing list

[0] contains a few basic rules, we will learn more during the sessions.

# Step 3: Connect to IRC

This is a very important point, Please go through [1] document and register a
nickname. You will need a registered nickname and also have to identify
yourself to the server to attend the sessions.  If you need help, write back to
this thread (as an inline reply). Make sure that you can join the #dgplug
channel on the freenode server.

# Step 4: Read the FAQ once more

FAQ: [2]

# Step 5: Answer the following 3 questions as inline reply

1. What is your expectation from the training?

2. What do you want to achieve at the end of the training?

3. Do you have any prior FOSS experience?

4. [OPTIONAL] Your location

[0] https://summertraining.readthedocs.io/en/latest/communication.html#do-not-write-html-emails
[1] https://summertraining.readthedocs.io/en/latest/irc.html
[2] https://summertraining.readthedocs.io/en/latest/faq.html

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