Next meeting is on Mar 8, 2016. Check out our calendar!
Tuesday, March 8: Drive Safe and Save data presentation - how data is collected, moved and filtered through Hadoop at State Farm.
Learn from Data Analysts at State Farm about how they go about number
crunching on customer data using Big Data tools like Hadoop
for the benefit of both the consumers and the company.
Tuesday, March 8
NH-100 (Nedderman Hall)
The goals of the Linux user group are to:
- promote the use of the Linux operating system and other open source software.
- provide a venue for students to gain experience giving technical presentations.
- provide a forum for students to learn about new aspects of Linux and open source software.
- promote fellowship among students who participate in the group.
We welcome people of all skill levels - from newbies to experts, and strive to address the needs of both in our activities. Please come to our meetings and chat with other people interested in Linux!
Join the MavOrgs Page
Our MavOrgs page is located at: https://mavorgs.collegiatelink.net/organization/luguta
Please sign-in with your Net-ID and request membership on MavOrgs to get listed on our official membership roster.
You can email us at:
We would like your feedback to decide our presentation topics: survey link
President - Rohit Rawat
Vice President - Jobin Thomas
Secretary - Tracie Perez
Treasurer & Webmaster - Robert Hamilton
Faculty Adviser - Dr W. Alan Davis
Faculty Co-Adviser - Mr Bito Irie
Officer positions open!
We have several officer positions open at this time. If you regularly attend our meetings or plan to do so in future, and are interested in sharing things you know with others, you are welcome to join our team. Please email Rohit or Clayton if you are interested. We will consider people of all skill levels.
You will find a list of our upcoming meetings in this calendar. Please attend and bring your friends.
Click on the +Google Calendar button to add it to your calendar.
Get the New Raspberry Pi 2
We have always loved the Raspberry Pi Linux computer. We are even more excited about the Raspberry Pi 2 with a better processor and increased memory. Check it out here: http://www.raspberrypi.org/raspberry-pi-2-on-sale/
Free Linux Course on EdX: The Linux foundation is making the Introduction to Linux course available for free on Edx. Click here to find out more and to register: https://www.edx.org/course/linuxfoundationx/linuxfoundationx-lfs101x-introduction-1621
From the course description:
Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.
It should be great way to learn more about your favorite operating system.
Articles: A nice article on why you should learn Linux! http://readwrite.com/2014/02/20/linux-jobs-report
We became an approved student organization in April 2011, but the organization took roots several months ago thanks to David Miller's efforts. We are active during the Fall and Spring semesters. Here are a few of our recent presentations:
|March 2, 2016||Introduction to Linux and Linux commands|
|February 3, 2016||NodeJS and shell scripting hack - SkyMap|
|November 17, 2015||Shell programming tutorial (video), Slides, scripts, and command reference|
|October 20, 2015||Programming in Linux (beginner)|
|October 14, 2015||Git overview|
|October 6, 2015||Basic Shell Commands, SSH, Omega & Gamma servers (updated)|
|September 30, 2015||Getting started with Linux, Installing Linux on Virtualbox (video), Enabling hardware virtualization support (video)|
|April 14, 2015||Introduction to Linux Linux Commands|
|March 17, 2015||Introduction to Wine|
|Feb 10, 2015||
|Careers in the US Foreign Service||
Shell scripting tutorial part 2 (coming soon)
Portable Cygwin and Emacs
Adafruit WebIDE and Gaming on Linux
|Feb 2013||RaspBMC media center & web server|
|October 2012||Basic IP networking on linux|
|Raspberry Pi demo|
|March 2012||Intro to Linux|
|Linux command line|
|Feb 2012||Ethernet bonding|
|Dec 2011||Demo installs|
Other DFW Linux User Groups:
Webmaster: Robert Hamilton