What we're about

The Phoenix Linux Users Group (PLUG) is Arizona's oldest and largest group devoted to Linux, Free and Open Source software and hardware in Phoenix, Arizona, USA area. We hold several meetings a month ranging from formal presentations to installfests dedicated to helping people install Linux on their machines to informal conversation meetings we call a Stammtisch.

We talk about the state of Linux, what we've recently done with Linux, share problems and create solutions. No knowledge of Linux is presumed or required, although most members are running Linux in some application. PLUG membership is no cost and open to anyone. We also welcome users and fans of all Free Software and Open Source Software such as GNU and BSD.


Upcoming events (5)

Linux Installfest

The University of Advancing Technology

We're still social distancing so this Installfest will be be held virtualually on our Big Blue Button Server at located at https://bbb.azloco.net/ just go to the address type a name (any name) add voice or video if you like. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month from 10am till 4pm Anyone interested in Linux is welcome. We can just chat or we can install almost any version of Linux on your computer (you must bring everything needed to use your computer (e.g. monitor, keyboard, cords, etc). We provide power and network connectivity as well as install media. We are also happy to fix problems, answer questions or simply discuss Free/Open Source software. If you are already comfortable with Linux, come on by and see what you can do to help others, or just stop on by and hang out. You never know what you'll learn or what you can contribute. We are always happy to see additional volunteers.

Phoenix Linux Users Group Meeting

Chandler PD Desert Breeze Substation

This is our main meeting. This meeting usually takes the form of 1 or usually more presentations. We try to keep a good balance of novice and advanced subjects so that nobody will be overwhelmed or bored. Just show up, and we hope you learn something. If you would like some examples of what to expect at this meeting, check out some of the videos that have been made of our presentations (http://phxlinux.org/plug-videos.html). See you there...

Linux and Free/Open Source Stammtisch

Boulders on southern

A Stammtisch (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stammtisch) is a gathering of people with a common interest, so there is no formal presentation for this meeting. Please come and join us for some good conversation over good food and drinks (which are both optional)... Friends and family are all welcome. Come meet your fellow PLUGers and see where the conversation leads this time, it doesn't just stick exclusively with Linux. Us Linux geeks are interested in all sorts of things, so the conversation always leads to a good time. See you there...

PLUG's Security Meeting

Chandler PD Desert Breeze Substation

This is PLUG's Security focused meeting (http://phxlinux.org/index.php/meetings/20-plug-security.html) You are invited to attend this event if you are interested in cyber security and wish to have an opportunity to learn about digital security as well as related hardware and software. The Meetings will be on the 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 7pm, at the Desert Breeze Substation located in Chandler AZ (Same location as the regular PLUG meeting). Your Instructor: Aaron is an experienced Linux user with several years of teaching experience. He works in the industry as a software developer while also providing consultancy on cyber security related topics. His discussions are AZ Post certified for training credit for law enforcement and he prides himself on providing quality educational material that is relevant and topical. He has a Masters Degree in Intelligence Analysis with a focus in Cyber Security, is a life long learner, and prides himself on staying up to date with the ever changing field of cyber security.

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Linux and Free/Open Source Stammtisch

Boulders on southern

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