We are CPLUG, the Cal Poly Linux Users Group. We're both users and fans of the GNU/Linux Operating System, and we want you to be too. We have regular talks and meetings, as well as social events when the opportunity arises. For information about future events subscribe to our mailing list.


CPLUG's main purpose is to provide users of the Linux Operating System opportunities to socialize, and network, with both other students and people working in the industry.

Furthermore, we aim to promote the existance of the Linux Operating System as well as contribute new ideas to the Linux Project.

Upcoming Events

Intro to Unix Workshop more_vert

Sept. 19, 2017, 6 p.m.

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Come and learn about the Unix operating system family, its guiding principles, and how to use the many available tools! No technical experience needed!

Facebook Tech Talk more_vert

Oct. 26, 2017, 7 p.m.

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Come learn about Facebook's system architecture, their involvement with Open Source Software, and participate in a Linux challenge they will be giving! Food and drink will be provided!

Git and Vim Workshop more_vert

Oct. 2, 2017, 6 p.m.

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Come and learn the basics of Git and Vim!

Web Stack Workshop more_vert

Oct. 7, 2017, noon

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Come to our web stack workshop and learn about the entire web stack from the bottom up! This workshop will be split into 3 parts, each 1 hour, so you can attend one, two, or all three. We will go over Linux webservers for the first hour, backend web development the second, and frontend web development the third. Come for whichever you want to learn more about, and we hope to see you there!

Free Your Machine more_vert

Sept. 23, 2017, 1 p.m.

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Need help installing Linux? Or want to learn about how to replace your proprietary tools with Open Source Software? Come to our first Free Your Machine and we can help you free both your operating system and your software. Look forward to seeing you there!