Wednesday April 14, 2021

Linux Users of Central Illinois

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

Some other users groups in the area:
Southern Illinois Linux Users Group

Springfield Perl Mongers
St. Louis Linux Users Group
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, April 27, 2021.

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, May 11, 2021.

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