GNU/Linux User Group

Association for Computing Machinery
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


One of the most frequent questions we get asked is “What can I expect if I come to a meeting?”

We currently organize meetings into the following 5-15 minute sections but have the most fun when attendees take the floor and drive the agenda.

  • Ask/Discuss/Group
    • Announcements and logistical discussions
  • Linux in the News
    • Review and discuss some Linux-related headlines
  • Education/Learning tools
    • Share educational resources to improve our understading e.g. new books, MOOCs, tutorials, etc.
  • Filesystems
    • Learn about Procfs by example e.g. tune your kernel, gather data, etc.
  • SSH
    • OpenSSH tips and tricks
  • Shell
    • Improve your mastery of the shell each week
  • Vim/Emacs
    • Show off your vimrc and share productivity increasing shortcuts
  • Containers
    • Sharing Linux-based container tips
  • C coding
    • A C programming mini-series
  • Small Talks
    • Open mic, 20 min or less talks about anything FOSS related
  • Big Talks
    • The main course

Last updated on September 17, 2015