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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, November 1, 2016 @ 7:00pm

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Informal social gathering over dinner at Crepeville restaurant in downtown Davis. Free WiFi available. Geek

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Recent LUGOD News
  Nominations open for LUGOD officer positions
Posted Sun. October 23, 11:50pm
Nominations are now being accepted for LUGOD's four elected officer positions. If you'd like to nominate yourself, or someone else, for one or more of: root (president), sys (vice-president), typescript (secretary), and/or /dev/null (treasurer), then please send an email to Kenneth Lyon, typescript@lugod.org.

Nominations remain open until our next general meeting, Monday, Nov. 21st. Voting (if necessary) will occur online between that, and the next meeting (Dec. 19th). For more details, see our Bylaws.
EFF speaking at UC Davis, too
Posted Sat. October 8, 8:30pm
Shahid Buttar and others from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will be speaking at UC Davis at noon on Oct. 17th, the same day they'll be visiting LUGOD (later in the evening). At the UCD School of Law, Room 1303, topic: "How Law Students Can Restore Constitutional Limits on Government Surveillance." Open to all. Learn more.
Inkscape slides available
Posted Thu. September 22, 10:40pm
Slides from June's talk on "Inkscape for Art and Science" are now available. Enjoy!
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Upcoming Local Events
  lugod-Tue Nov 1 [geek:0] Tue Nov 1 - LUGOD social gathering.

svlug-Wed Nov 2 [geek:-] Wed Nov 2 - Silicon Valley LUG meeting in Mountain View. Mandatory Access Control on Linux

none-Wed Nov 2 [geek:0] Wed Nov 2 - UC Davis Open Science meeting.

nblug-Tue Nov 8 [geek:-] Tue Nov 8 - North Bay LUG meeting in Sebastopol. Topic TBA.

davismug-Tue Nov 8 [geek:-] Tue Nov 8 - Davis Mac User Group meeting.

none-Sat Nov 12 [geek:0] Sat Nov 12 - Consortium of All Bay Area Linux meeting in Menlo Park.

berkeleylug-Sun Nov 13 [geek:0] Sun Nov 13 - Berkeley LUG meeting.

balug-Tue Nov 15 [geek:-] Tue Nov 15 - Bay Area LUG meeting in San Francisco. Topic TBA

macnexus-Tue Nov 15 [geek:-] Tue Nov 15 - MacNexus meeting in Sacramento. Topic TBA

sacpcug-Wed Nov 16 [geek:1] Wed Nov 16 - Sacramento PC Users Group meeting. Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016, and Office 365

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