[arch-general] [Classroom] The Beginner's Guide to Arch Linux package management

Eli Schwartz eschwartz93 at gmail.com
Mon May 29 19:30:20 UTC 2017

Eschwartz will be teaching a class "The Beginner's Guide to Arch Linux
package management". As usual, the class will be taught in the
#archlinux-classroom channel on irc.freenode.net. It will take place on
Sunday, June 4 at 17:00:00 UTC, and last approximately 2 hours.

This class is primarily focused on teaching the basic structure of
PKGBUILDs: how to read/write/modify them, handle different source types,
common errors and how to avoid them, and finally contribute them to the
AUR for others to use. Everyone is welcome to join, as long as you
follow the eminently fair rules in
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Code_of_conduct. :)

* Have a basic knowledge of bash and shell commands in general.
* The ability to use a text editor (e.g., nano, vim, emacs, gedit, Atom,

Eschwartz is well known for his profusion of posts to the Arch Linux
Fora, Mailing Lists, bugtracker, and IRC -- basically, anywhere that
doesn't shut the door on him first. He has been an Arch user ever since
he was introduced to Linux about four years ago, and has never looked
back. He enjoys bash scripting, ebooks, and (apparently) referring to
himself in third-person.

Eli Schwartz

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