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Category Archives: CALUG

New(ish) Opensource Maryland Group

As many of you know, I run the Ubuntu Maryland Loco Team. We have a regular meeting that occurs the third Thursday of the month at the Howard County Library from 7-9pm. Over the last year the attendees have been discussing Ubuntu related topics as a smaller part of the meeting each month. We have had more and more […]

Ubuntu Maryland Team Meeting Jan 20th!

We’ll be having our monthly Ubuntu MD meeting this Thursday, Jan 20th. Among the things we’ll be discussing is the future of the Ubuntu MD team. What do we want to do over the next few months and the year? The rest of the meeting will be what it has become, a group of us […]

CALUG January 12th

If you find yourself in the Columbia, MD area looking for something to do from 6:30-9pm join the Columbia Area Linux Users Group for a great talk from James P. Howard II and Peter M. Van Buren. They will be presenting their talk “Using DVCS Frameworks for Homogeneous Systems Management” to us. We’ll be getting […]

CALUG Speaker Wanted For Wednesday The 8th

If you’re in the Columbia, MD area on December 8th and would like to present to CALUG on a Linux, FOSS or computer security topic drop me a line.

Maryland Release Party And GeekNic 10/10/10

Don’t forget to let us know if you’ll be attending the first Maryland Geeknic and Ubuntu release party this coming Sunday! Sign up on the wiki or drop us an email at

Its A Geeknic In Maryland

Its a picnic! Its a Ubuntu Release Party!! Its a birthday party for Brian!!! Its the first Maryland Geeknic!!!! That’s right, the first Maryland Geeknic is being organized now! And we want YOU to be a part of it. We will be holding this event on 10/10/10 at the Westminster Community Pond in Carroll County, […]

Software Freedom Day In The Free State!

Well it is that time of year again! Software Freedom Day is September 18th! This year the Ubuntu Maryland Local Community Team will again be holding a day of talks and discussions about Free and Open Source Software at the Miller Branch of our co-sponsors the Howard County Library! We are currently planning to have […]

CALUG May 12th – Mackenzie Morgan

Please join the Columbia Area Linux Users Group this Wednesday from 6:30-9pm where we will welcome Mackenzie Morgan from the Kubuntu (and other *ubuntu verse fame) where she will be discussing the Ubuntu Development Processes! This will provide a developers perspective on contributing to the Ubuntu distribution that many of us use and enjoy! We […]

Daniel T Chen Live In Person April 14th At CALug

I am happy to announce that we have a speaker for CALug‘s April 14th meeting. Daniel T Chen has volunteered to give a talk for us entitled “Making Ubuntu Audio Not Suck” Summary: As the Ubuntu desktop matures in 10.04 LTS (“Lucid Lynx”), bugs are being squashed across the entire software stack. The presenter will […]