put description hereKelvin McNulty RIP

It is with regret that we have to report the death of one of our founder members, Kelvin McNulty. Kelvin died on Saturday 11th October in Bridport, where he had lived since he moved away from Glastonbury in 2007 or 2008.

Kelvin's burial and memorial will be in Bridport on Thursday 30th October... more details available from diane.cheshire@live.co.uk

RIP Kelvin from all of those who were privileged to have shared some of our journey with you during your time in Glastonbury... you will be sadly missed.

Welcome to our Community

Debian The Linux User Group of Glastonbury (LUGoG) aims to give the local community in and around Glastonbury access to the GNU/Linux operating system as well as the many Free and Open Source applications that can run on it as a platform.

LUGoG's aim is to to promote the GNU/Linux and the BSD operating systems and to assist those people who are interested in Free OSes as well as raise awareness of the term Open Source and all that this implies. Technical support in the form of e-mail or verbal advice will be free. Low cost CDs and boot disks are also available. Books and other help can also be provided.

LUGoG is looking for sponsorship as well as support from the local community. If you think you have something to offer the group; expertise, software, books, LUGoG T-Shirts, finance, second hand or new PC hardware etc. please do get in contact via the mailing list.

Many of the group have significant experience in using the Linux Operating System, programming and various Open Source software including OpenOffice , The GIMP , and Firefox/Mozilla and are normally on hand to help those needing it.

Our aim is to learn together and to share expertise to become stronger.

LUGoG is affiliated to the Linuxinschools web site which is also a member of Schoolforge . Their mission is to help unify independent organizations that advocate, use, and develop Open Source resources for primary and secondary education around the world.

If you are interested in getting actively involved do join the list. If you wish to provide support for a particular application this would also help. We look forward to seeing you and hope that you get all the help that you need to become an informed GNU/Linux or Free BSD user .

"First they ignore you; then they laugh at you; then they fight you; then you win" - Mohandas Gandhi

Join the LUGOG discussion group!

For help and support, and to find out what is going on in the area, why not join our lively mailing list, which attracts members locally and from further afield.


BBC interview with Ubuntu evangelist

In the build-up to the release of the next Ubuntu release, Karmic Koala, the BBC interviewed Chris Kenyon of Canonical to find out what the fuss was all about.


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