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CALug Feb 11 Feat. Riddell and Kirby

Hi Everyone! This coming Wednesday, February 11th is the next Columbia Area Linux Users Group meeting in Columbia, MD at the offices of Tenable Network Security. Jonathan Riddell will be opening with his talk entitled “Kubuntu Community and Technology”. He will talk about the Linux distribution Kubuntu who makes it and the tools used. Jonathan […]

Forced Changes In My Browser

As announced today Ubuntu Lucid will be changing Firefox to use Yahoo! search (powered by Bing) as the default search engine due to a revenue sharing deal. This financial deal will be good for Canonical to pay for developers and resources for Ubuntu. That’s all well and good. The issue that I have is that […]

Maryland Tour Finksburg — Saturday

Don’t forget to join the Ubuntu Maryland Loco team in Finksburg, MD this Saturday December 5th from 9:30am-11:30am. I’ll be giving a talk at 10am on what Ubuntu is and how it can benefit you! Check out the event page for more information!

Ubuntu Maryland Tour

This is an idea that’s been coming together in my head for a while. What we are going to do is about once a month go to an area in Maryland and talk about Ubuntu, Linux and Free Software. We will take requests on areas to visit. With some luck we can find a volunteer […]

Maryland FOSS Online Project

Hi everyone! Ubuntu Maryland Team member and University of Maryland Lug (my first LUG way back when) President Craig Younkins has started a new project. Let’s Help FOSS. This is an online event Saturday night from 8-10pm. From his original email: Let’s…. – Contribute code to your favorite FOSS project – Confirm, triage, and gather […]

Pizza And Disks At CALug

The Columbia Area Linux Users group will be meeting Wednesday November 11th. We will be having a presentation by Phil Shapiro on Inkscape. This meeting will be starting a bit early, 6:30pm, so that we can enjoy some pizza provided by Praxis Engineering, a local growing consulting firm. And if you’re looking for Karmic CDs […]

Karmic Release Party In Maryland!

Greetings All! The Ubuntu Maryland team will be celebrating the release of the Karmic Koala this Saturday the 31st of October at Fuddruckers in Columbia, MD. We’ll be gathering from noonish til 2ish. We’re going to try to be in the back of the restaurant to make it easy to find us. As with previous […]

Software Freedom Day 2009

Software Freedom Day 2009 planning is getting into full swing! As the Ubuntu Maryland team did last year, we are planning a day of talks and discussions about Open Source Software and its benefits. While there may be a bias towards the Linux platform in general and the Ubuntu distribution in particular we are open […]

Ubuntu Maryland Team Meeting July 16th

Greetings all! The Ubuntu Maryland team will be having a meeting this week at the Central Branch of the Howard County Library. Among the topics to be discussed will be our plans for SFD09! Tentative plans for the day include talks as we did last year. These talks were on Open Source projects and ways […]

Random Things

I’ve been keeping myself pretty busy lately with several things going on. The Ubuntu Maryland Local Community Team will be starting plans for Software Freedom Day on September 19th soon. The tentative thoughts are to have a similar event to what we did last year with a day of tutorials and discussion on Free and […]