We are a student organization devoted to the teaching and advocacy of Linux, open source, and free software of all kinds. We welcome anyone and everyone from the Linux, Unix, BSD, and macOS realms, so come join us! All of our meetings are open to the public.

Chat with us we are on IRC at irc.oftc.net #utdlug


Saturday March 14, 2015 / 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in ECSS 2.201

Come join as we watch REVOLUTION OS, a documentary about the 30+ year history of GNU, Linux, open source, and the free software movement. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

Linux 101 Meeting

Saturday February 21, 2015 / 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in ECSS 2.201

Come join us as we talk about why and how you can get started using Linux. We’ll show how you might use Linux during a typical school day. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

Boot Process Meeting

Saturday October 25th, 2014 / 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in ECSS 2.311

Come join us on Oct. 25th at 5pm as we talk about the SUPER SCARY Linux/BSD boot process and init systems including bsd, sysv, systemd, and upstart!

For you hungry folks, we’ll have pizza and Halloween candy, too.


The slides from the event.

Hackathon Primer Meeting

Saturday September 20, 2014 / 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm in ECSS 2.201

The Linux Users Group is hosting an event to help you get the most out of the upcoming Hackathons!

Come find out how you can get set up in the cloud quickly and easily so that you have more time to build your project and have fun!

Members of LUG will host a one hour discussion on Git + GitHub and spinning up cloud infrastructure on AWS, Google, etc.

Other possible topics include DevOps tools like Vagrant and Ansible, or setting up quick solutions on embedded systems.

Amazon Web Services Meeting

Tuesday March 25, 2014 / 7:00 pm in TI Auditorium (ECSS)

Amazon Web Services

Interested in Cloud Computing? Want to learn how to deploy your own virtual server, or host your data in the cloud?

The Linux Users Group @ UTD coordinated with local Amazon reps to host a technical introduction to AWS, demonstrating its many services and abilities.


Here is the video stream from this event.

Additionally, the slides are available for download.