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The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)(7) non-profit computer club serving the Sacramento region, consisting of hundreds of people who share an interested in the Linux® operating system, Free & Open Source software and other related topics — both technical and non-technical.

Our goals are to advocate the use of Linux and Open Source, to educate the community on these software alternatives, and to support and provide a social network for local Linux users.

LUGOD holds regular meetings twice a month. On the first Tuesday of each month, we hold a social gathering at a local restaurant or café, and on the third Monday of each month we meet at the Davis Public Library to listen to informative presentations by guest speakers. (Day, time and location subject to change!)

We also hold other events and workshops and maintain a number of active mailing lists (some with over 200 subscribers), an IRC channel for live chatting, and communities on social networks (Facebook and LinkedIn).

Our meetings, events and membership, are free and open to the general public. Join us!

Next LUGOD Meeting

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 @ 7:00pm

* Social gathering

An informal social gathering over dinner at Crepeville restaurant in downtown Davis. Geek

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Recent LUGOD News
  August LUGOD meeting canceled
Posted Tue. August 2, 3:20pm
We didn't get a speaker lined up for August's meeting, and most of the club officers will be out of town on the day of the meeting, so we've decided to cancel. We still have a social gathering tonight (Tue. Aug. 2) and next month (Tue. Sep. 6).

Our next regular meeting will be Mon. Sep. 19: "Get out of your own way: build the open source career you want!", presented by Emily Kurze of The Linux Foundation.
"Docker" presentation slides online
Posted Sun. June 12, 10:15am
Slides from May's presentation on Docker are now online (5.1MB PDF) Enjoy!
"Inkscape" talk in June, and a special thanks
Posted Wed. June 8, 6:25pm
Michele Tobias, Environmental Scientist at the Natural Resource Division of California State Parks, will be presenting a talk on "Inkscape" at our June 20th meeting.

Also, special thanks to Phil Shapiro (all the way out in Washington DC) who has been suggesting guest speakers (like Michele, and Emily Kurze, speaking in September) for us to invite!
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Upcoming Local Events
  lugod-Tue Sep 6 [geek:0] Tue Sep 6 - LUGOD social gathering.

svlug-Wed Sep 7 [geek:-] Wed Sep 7 - Silicon Valley LUG meeting in Mountain View. TBA

none-Wed Sep 7 [geek:0] Wed Sep 7 - UC Davis Open Science meeting.

berkeleylug-Sun Sep 11 [geek:0] Sun Sep 11 - Berkeley LUG meeting.

nblug-Tue Sep 13 [geek:-] Tue Sep 13 - North Bay LUG meeting in Sebastopol. Topic TBA.

davismug-Tue Sep 13 [geek:-] Tue Sep 13 - Davis Mac User Group meeting.

lugod-Mon Sep 19 [geek:1] Mon Sep 19 - LUGOD meeting. "Get out of your own way: build the open source career you want!", with Emily Kurze, The Linux Foundation.

balug-Tue Sep 20 [geek:-] Tue Sep 20 - Bay Area LUG meeting in San Francisco. Topic TBA

berkeleylug-Sun Sep 25 [geek:0] Sun Sep 25 - Berkeley LUG meeting.

lugod-Tue Oct 4 [geek:0] Tue Oct 4 - LUGOD social gathering.

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For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.