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First General Meeting for Fall 2015

Welcome back, CPLUGers! Join us for our first general meeting of the school year on Monday, October 12 at 6pm in 14-247!

We’ll go over some history of the club, what we do, what we plan to do, and get feedback from you on what you would like to see.

Come with your questions and ideas about anything Linux-related.

If you can’t make it, be sure to stay tuned for future events. Our weekly Linux help sessions continue to be held on Fridays at 1pm in 20-124.

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Free Linux Help Every Week!

CPLUG offers free Linux help every Friday in 20-124 (Engineering East Networks Lab) from 1pm to 2:30pm. We are available to help with any problem you might have, including any of the following:

  • Dual-Booting Linux
  • Running Linux in a Virtual Machine
  • Troubleshooting driver issues
  • Configuring complicated packages like LaTeX and X11
  • Making your use of Linux more productive
  • …And much more.

Even if you don’t have an issue, come check us out, just to hang out and talk about Linux.

Here’s our schedule for what officer will be helping in what week. That officer’s distro of choice is also included in case you have a problem specific to one of those distros.

  • 2/6 Vignesh Kalidas (OS X) and Jacob Hladky (Gentoo)
  • 2/13 Robin Choudhury (Arch) and Jacob Hladky (Gentoo)
  • 2/20 Corey Ford (Debian) and Robin Choudhury (Arch)
  • 2/27 Jacob Hladky (Gentoo) and Corey Ford (Debian)
  • 3/6 Vignesh Kalidas (OS X) and Jacob Hladky (Gentoo)
  • 3/13 Robin Choudhury (Arch) and Jacob Hladky (Gentoo)
  • 3/20 Corey Ford (Debian) and Robin Choudhury (Arch)

We’ll see you there!

FYM Fall 2014

What: Free Your Machine
When: Saturday, October 18, 10am-2pm
Where: 20-124 (Networks Lab)
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Come have CPLUG help install Linux on your computer! We can also troubleshoot any Linux-related problems you have, or you can just show up to hang out.

We will dual boot your machine with Linux Mint (an excellent Linux distribution) so you won’t lose your current OS. We’ll have Linux Mint 17 and Ubuntu 14.04 flash drives on hand, and we can help you install another distribution if you bring your own installation media.

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Guide to the Distros

When: Thursday, October 9, 6:00PM
Where: 14-246
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Confused about the myriad and ever increasing variety of GNU/Linux distributions? The CPLUG officers will each talk about our favorite distro, why we use it, and why you should use it, in an attempt to shed some light on your options.
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Officer Elections 2014-2015

CPLUG officer applications for next year are now open!

See more information and submit an application on this form!

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