Open Source LAN

Food – Fun – Frags

Join us for games you’ve never heard of before!

  • Armagetron
  • 0ad
  • Alien Arena
  • Nethack
  • And more!

Bring $5 for pizza!

Lawson B134 on Friday, October 30th at 6PM.

Feel free to come dressed up in your spookiest costume.

ACM/PLUG Linux InstallFest

ACM and PLUG are teaming up to host a Linux InstallFest on October 14th! Come join us in installing your favorite distribution of Linux. We will have students there to help with any issues you encounter along the way.

Food will be provided! Please RSVP at

Wed, October 14,
6pm – 7pm

Linux 201: Networking

Linux 201 is Purdue Linux Users Group’s class on more advanced topics in Linux.

  • Networking in Linux and tools to help you configure it
  • ifconfig
  • Firewalls
  • And more!

Join us on October 5th at 7PM in POTR141!

Linux 101: VIM

  • Learn to use VIM effectively
  • Navigation, copying, tabs, and more!

September 22nd 6PM in PHYS 112

New Office Hours

We have new office hours in Lawson B128 for the Fall 2015 semester (also viewable on the PLUG calendar)

Tuesday – 1:30pm
Thursday – 11:30am

Linux 101: Intro to Linux

Are you or a friend new to Linux? Or maybe you’ve used it before, but are afraid of the whole command-line thing? Well fear no more! At this presentation, we’ll be going over the very basics of using Linux, including basic file management and navigation from the command-line interface.

CHANGED: Thursday, September 17th at 6 PM in REC 112

PLUG Fall Callout

Hello PLUG,

Welcome to the new academic year.

We’re having our call out for the fall semester on:

Wednesday, September 2nd at 6PM in REC108

Hope to see you there!

Upcoming PLUG Events

Linux Installfest:
April 13th, 6pm, REC 108

Ever wanted to try Linux but don’t know how? Want to try out a new OS with emotional support? Come to the Linux Installfest! We’ll be providing some install media for common distributions and guiding people through the install process. Existing users can bring their own distributions and help guide new users.

Open Source LAN Party:
April 17th, 6pm, REC 108

Free and open source games. Free candy. What more is there to say? Join us for our close-to-end-of-semester LAN party, where we can blow off some steam as we murder each other in Armagetron Advanced, Alien Arena, Warzone 2100, and more. Feel free to send us your suggestions and we can see about adding your game of choice to our list.

Github Management:
April 20th, 6pm, REC 108

Git is a great tool for collaborative development, but many people don’t take advantage of its most powerful features. At this talk, we’ll explain what branching and merging are and provide an example of how to use them in your projects.

Open Source LAN

Fri, November 7, 6pm – 7pm

Our Open Source LAN is coming up. We will be playing open source games like Armagetron, Nethack, and Alien Arena. We will also most likely be ordering pizza for this event so if you would like some try and come a little early. We hope we can all see you there!

First Linux 101 Session

Hey everybody we have the first linux 101 session – Intro to Linux coming up on:

Tue, September 2, 7pm – 8pm
We’ll be covering a little about what makes Linux special and some basic command-line tools to get you started.

I hope we can see you there.

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