The Linux Users' Group of Davis
is a 501(c)(7) non-profit computer club serving the
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
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
(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
Monday, January 16, 2017
Dennis Stevense, Streamline (a division of Digital Deployment)
Open source software can be used in various ways, and
'old' and 'new' can be used together. This talk will discuss
maintaining a Drupal 6-based codebase — long after the
releases of Drupal 7 (2011) and Drupal 8 (2015),
and the recent 'end-of-life' of Drupal 6 (early 2016)
About the Speaker:
Dennis Stevense is Lead Software Engineer at Digital Deployment,
responsible for managing the development team, and planning ongoing development
of their platform.
About Streamline and Digital Deployment:
Digital Deployment, Inc.
is a Sacramento-based web development company specializing in content
management systems where ease-of-use and scalability are required.
Their clients include UC Davis, United Way,
CalSTRS (Calif. State Teachers' Retirement System),
a division of Digital Deployment, creates tools that
help local governments stay compliant with Internet requirements,
such as California's Senate Bill 272 (SB-272),
the California Public Records Act.
This meeting marks our 18th anniversary! Join us in
celebration with free pizza and snacks.
Special location: Smashwords, Inc., downtown Davis.
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