Next Meeting

Wednesday April 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm at Hurricane Electric in Fremont, CA

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Advances of Open Source in the Enterprise

This month we will be going over the advances open source is making in the enterprise. Our presentation will focus on data accumulated from North Bridge Venture Partners in association with 54 open source industry leaders. This years analysis is a consensus of over 1,200 respondents.

Presented by Scott DuBois

Linux Education

Linux Training

The Linux Foundation is expanding their training offers to the community by providing a massive open online training program in association with edX. For those who have been wanting to get top Linux training from some of the best Linux professionals in the world, The Linux Foundation is now making this possible.

Companies are in need of trained Linux professionals and are reaching out to The Linux Foundation and collaborative companies for support in filling those needs. Now, more than ever, is the time for Linux users, advocates, and developers to get the training that employers are looking for to fill those roles and become a productive part of the Linux collaborative movement in the workplace.

For more information, visit The Linux Foundation's official page.

Linux Education

Linux Action Show - The Debian Decision

In this video coverage from Jupiter Broadcasting, The decision of Debian to initialize systemd.

Hurricane Electric Gains Prestigious Award!

After a Year of Impressive Growth, Hurricane Electric Named to Renesys’ “Baker’s Dozen” List of Top Internet Providers in the World

Global Internet backbone featured among the leading 13 global Internet providers of 2013

“This recognition reflects the hard work of Hurricane Electric’s team and our commitment to provide as much Internet service as possible to as many people as possible around the globe.”.......................Mike Leber, President of Hurricane Electric

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release Party

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release Party in SF!

There will be a presentation, and some people running Ubuntu on laptops, tablets and phones. Come and meet other Ubuntu users in the bay area and maybe join the team in helping to spread the word about Ubuntu and how it is changing the way schools and enterprises get work done throughout California.

Visit the “official” Ubuntu Ca wiki page for further details!


EBLUG is always looking for volunteers!

Contributing to your local LUG is a great way to make new friends who share the same interests and have fun discussing Linux and open source technology while sharing ideas! Being part of a LUG can help students learn: teamwork, current technologies, leadership and community activism!


Should I learn Python or Perl?


In this month's newsletter we discuss the choice between Python and Perl programming languages. We do not concentrate on the technical aspects of these two languages. Rather than that, we look on the demand for such skills among the employers of Linux talent.

Meeting Agenda:

 7:00 Meeting starts
7:00 to 7:15 - EBLUG Business
7:15 to 7:30 EBLUG member Linux Educational presentation
7:30 to 8:30 Guest Speaker /  TBD
8:30 to 9:00 Questions and Answers

Free Books!


Many topics to choose from and lots of material to satisfy MOST Linux and Unix fans