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. (Virtual 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 January 9, 2023, 7pm

CiviCRM, Origin Stories

Meeting Date


Ian Kelly of PeaceWorks will tell us about the CiviCRM project and their work with it.

CiviCRM(wikipedia) is a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system designed especially for non-profit and civil society groups. Built in PHP and licensed AGPLv3 it integrates with a wide variety of other CMSes.


Several KWLUG members will share quick (10 minute) introductions about how they got into Linux and free software. (Thanks to KWJavaScript for the topic inspiration.)