LUG: Welcome to the Linux Users Group - 2018

Jack Rosenthal jrosenth at
Sun Aug 26 16:39:21 MDT 2018


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list, just let me know and I'll unsubscribe you (no hard feelings).

Our first meeting will be Thursday, August 30 at 6 PM in the ALAMODE
Linux Lab. This Linux lab is located at BB 136 -- downstairs on the OLD
(east) side of Brown Hall.

The topic of the meeting will be to introduce newcomers to who we are
and why we like Linux. If you bring a laptop, we can help you install
a Linux distribution on your laptop in a variety of scenarios (wipe it
clean, dual booting, virtual machines, etc.). You can even haul down a
desktop, or bring your toaster with a microcontroller (and we'll try our

If you come an hour early (5 PM) we will have a Linux Help Session.
During this time, you can get help with pretty much anything related to
Linux, and we will try our best to help you out. If you'd like to sign
up and lead a help session this semester, you can do so at the Google
Excel Sheet below:

Finally, if you would like to sign up for a talk this semester, just let
me know. There's still plenty of slots open.

If you did not get a chance to see our sister club, the ACM chapter,
check them out too. Chances are you would be interested in the stuff
they do too. The first meeting will be Monday (Aug 27) in BB W280. See
the website below for more info and mailing list sign-up:

See you Thursday!


Jack M. Rosenthal                 (
Graduate Student, Computer Science )

Writing ______ is like writing ______:
  PostScript ... assembly: a compiler usually does it for you.
  LaTeX ... C: it's powerful, but tedious and only somewhat portable.
  reStructuredText ... Python: it's magically delicious!

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