Saturday February 23, 2019

Linux Users of Central Illinois

The Linux Users Group of Springfield, Illinois and the surrounding area.

Some other users groups in the area:
Chicagoland Linux Users Group

Southern Illinois Linux Users Group
Springfield Perl Mongers
Unix Hobbyists', Administrators' & Coders' Club

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Meeting Info:

Meetings of the Linux Users of Central Illinois are the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7 PM to 9 PM at the Springfield MakerSpace in Springfield, IL. (The Springfield MakerSpace is located at 1227 S. Pasfield Street. Follow the link for a map and driving directions.)

The next LUCI meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

In addition to the regular meeting, there is also a special Newbie Night, intended for new Linux users, on the second Tuesday of every month at the same time and location as the regular meetings.

The next Newbie Night is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

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Last updated Tue Sep 25 11:40:00 2018.