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Jacksonville Linux Users' Group (JaxLUG)

The Jacksonville Linux Users' Group or JaxLUG is a diverse assembly of Linux users (beginners, casual desktop users, system administrators, developers, and IT professionals) that have a passion for supporting Linux and Free Open Source Software (FOSS) and live in or around Jacksonville, Florida metropolitan area. The JaxLUG, originally started by Daniel Stringfield in 1996, is led by Officers, who are elected annually.

To get to know us and become a member of the JaxLUG, please join our Mailing List and attend our Monthly Meetings. We also have a IRC channel #jaxlug @ freenode.net for real time access to JaxLUG members.

JaxLUG Meetings

The JaxLUG meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month. The meeting begins with social intermingling at 6:30PM and presentations start at 7:00 PM. JaxLUG meeting presenters and topics vary, for more information take a look at our Past Meeting History. JaxLUG meetings usually end with several members traveling to a local restaurant for a LUSH (Linux Users Social Hour).

Be the presenter at a meeting

Anyone, be it local, outsider, hobbyist, professional, student, or other, is welcome to be a presenter at any meeting. With a topic of their choosing, or one the group has requested. Simply update the wiki with information on the presentation as soon as possible, to provide adequate time for member notification. Then post to the list with the same information on the presentation.

Meeting Format

  • 6:30 PM - Regular arrival, setup
  • 6:45 PM - Gather for introductions
  • 7:00 PM - JaxLUG old/new biz, meeting topics, events...
  • 7:05 PM - Presentation, Topics, Ask-it/Q&A
  • 8:xx PM - Conclusion, summary, event reminders
    Meeting and presentations times can vary and may well end beyond 8:00 PM.
  • 8:xx PM - Linux Users' Social Hour (LUSH)
    Join us afterwards for more conversations and discussions with "snacks and beverages of choice" at an agreed upon location.

Next Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 16th, 6:30pm
Where: 421 West Church St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Topic: Netplan - How Not to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04
Synopsis: Gene Cronk will go over the NetPlan networking system of Ubuntu
Presented By: Gene Cronk
Venue Sponsor: GoRack Datacenters
Food Sponsor:

Last Meeting

When: Wednesday, April 25th, 7:00pm-11:00pm
Where: Kickbacks Gastropub 910 King St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Topic: JaxLug Presents:JaxLan
Synopsis: Who is this for? Everyone! From greenhorn to expert: if you are new to the scene, we can show you the basics, such as installation and maintenance. Build your first 'nix Rig! If you are a novice to expert: it's a great time to talk shop. Chat about how to shoe-horn gentoo into a Pi, or play with networking/scripting or whatever you wish to share. This is a great time to mix and mingle and show us your 'nix skills!

What you need to bring: laptop, power cable for laptop, Ethernet (lan) cable if possible

Presented By: Jaxlug
Venue Sponsor: KickBacks Gastropub (near Kings/College st), Basement Bar area
Food Sponsor: -

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