FAQ

What is Linux?
Linux is a free and open source operating system.  Many different companies release their own versions of Linux, e.g. Red Hat, Ubuntu, etc.

 

What do we discuss at our meetings?
Everything!  From the latest happenings in the world of Linux, Emacs vs Vi debates to penguins.

 

How can I join AberLUG?
We have no formal membership system as such. If you want to get involved, come along to our meetings and join our mailing list.

 

How much Linux skills do I need to get involved?
None whatsoever. People who take part in our meetings and on our mailing list range from people new to using Linux to experienced systems administrators.  Everyone is welcome.

 

How to I attend a meeting? Is a meeting still going ahead?
You can just turn up – you don’t need to register beforehand, etc. and you can turn up later then the meeting start time!

A reminder of meetings is usually sent on our mailing list a few days before the meeting – it is often best to check the mailing list to check if a meeting is still going ahead, and if anyone else is attending, any changes, etc.