KWLUG - The Kitchener-Waterloo Linux User Group is a monthly meeting of GNU/Linux, Free Software, Open Source and technology enthusiasts.

Where? When? We meet in Kitchener, Ontario, usually on the first (non-holiday) Monday of the month, beginning at 7pm. (Directions) (Subscribe to monthly meeting announcements)

How much? Our meetings are free of charge and open to anybody with an interest in Linux and/or free software.

What next?

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, March 4, 2019, 7pm

Linux Mint, UEFI/GUID Partition Tables

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Note: The location for this meeting has changed. It will now be held at TriOS College.

Tom Goulet will give us an overview of Linux Mint, one of the easiest distributions for new users to try.

Chris Irwin will give us a practical overview of UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface), the successor to computer BIOSes, and GUID partition tables, the successor to MBR tables.

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, April 1, 2019, 7pm

OpenVAS, NixOS

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Bob B will give us an introduction to OpenVAS, the Open Vulnerability Access Scanner.

Victor Kofia will discuss NixOS and the Nix package manager. Nix takes a declarative approach to systems configurations, and all upgrades/rollbacks are atomic. It bills itself as "the purely functional Linux distribution."