Installfest Fall 2016

Want to try Linux but don’t know how to get started?  Come the the Linux Install-Fest! Our Linux technicians will set you right.

  • Dual-boot Windows/Mac
  • Test-drive without installing

Meet us at 6:30 on Tuesday the 13th of September for food, fun, and Linux!

Fall 2016 Callout and B-Involved Fair


We will be at the B-Involved Fair on Saturday, August 27th, so be sure to come visit us to learn more about what we do. The fair was cancelled because of weather.

Our callout will also be Tuesday the 30th at 6 in REC225. Be sure to come for free cookies and to get involved!

Year End Wrap Up and Getting Ready for Next Year

So, for the last few posts of the year, I know we haven’t done a good job of keeping the website up to date, especially for things like the Open Source LAN.

I take full responsibility for this as it is usually my responsibility to keep the website up to date with all the things that we’re doing.

So, onto next year! We’ve got some exciting things planned.

  • We’re gonna try and bring in a famous speaker or company. We are unsure who yet, but we’re working on it!
  • We’d like to have more than just one LAN party! One at the beginning of the year and one at the end, or whatever works out.
  • We’re gonna try and have some more “advanced” Linux talks. In the past couple years, we’ve kinda stuck to the basics and some more introductory talks, but we’d like to kick it up a notch next year.
  • We’re also gonna try and have the installfest a bit earlier. It was almost 2 months into the semester this time, and that’s just too late.

Next year is gonna be an exciting time for PLUG! We hope you’ll all come along for the ride!

Installfest Spring 2016

Linux Installfest is next week!
Monday, Feb. 29th in LWSN B151 at 6pm.

Tell your friends, coworkers, and enemies and
help spread the blessings of Linux.

There will be free food! (thanks to ACM)

Upcoming Events

Hello PLUG people,

We have two upcoming events.

Mini Techtalks – Sat. Feb. 13th, 12p – 1:30p in  HAMP1113
Open floor presentations/demos on useful and interesting tools.  eg. Blender, tmux, Go, etc.

Intro to Vim – Wed. Feb. 10th, 6p in EE117.
Beginner/Intermediate guide for using Vim effectively.

Teaching others is a great way to learn for yourself, so we invite everyone to participate in the Mini Techtalks.  Just shoot us an email.

Spring 2016 Callout

Welcome to the new semester!

We’re having our callout for the Spring semester on

Monday (Jan 25) at 6pm in REC108.


Hope to see you there!

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

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