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Do We Still Need LUGs?

Jul 19, 2007, 17:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"In the world of Linux, many things have changed in the last decade. The operating system itself has grown up, and is no longer an 'upstart.' But one mainstay of the Linux community, the Linux user group (LUG), appears to be on the decline in some areas. Attendance is down, LUG presidents say, and some groups have stopped meeting. Does this mean we don't need LUGs anymore?

"The faithful are more inclined to think that the function of the LUG is changing from that of an incubator for Linux newbies to a social gathering for like minds..."

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