TLUG Flier

RE: Getting the message out - I've come up with a (very simple) poster. It has the (instantly recognisable) Linux penguin, and an encouragement to join the list and/or show up to meetings.

Townsville Linux Users Group (Australia)

TLUG is a group of Linux (and other Free/Open source software) enthusiasts that typically meets each second Monday of the month at 6:00 PM. The meeting location is published on the mailing list leading up to the event

As well as this website, the group has an active mailing list and not so active IRC channel:

#tlug on

TLUG Meeting

2012-03-12 06:30
2012-03-12 23:59

Location: - Needs to be confirmed prior to each meeting. Will be announced on the mailing list.

compiling git on a default ec2 ami

I like to use the latest stable git release on my ec2 instances. Here are the steps I follow to get this done:

mkdir src
cd src


2012-02-13 18:30
2012-02-13 18:30

1st 2012 TLUG meeting. Venue to be decided.

Next TLUG Meeting

2011-07-11 23:10

Our next meeting is the 11th of July. The venue location will be notified in due course on the mailing list.

CAD for Linux Bricsys style

Being that I work full time for a local engineering consultant as a design drafter and do contractors shop drawings from home at night I rely on Autocad fairly heavily.

rvm and gentoo

If you are a Gentoo and Ruby user and you have decided to try out rvm you might end up having trouble using gems.

Japanese Keyboard with xorg 1.8+

Xorg has decided to dramatically change the way input devices are handled again. Without too many gory details basically input device configuration has moved back into the xorg.conf file.

What is your favourite Linux distribution?

Ubuntu - and all variants
33% (3 votes)
11% (1 vote)
11% (1 vote)
0% (0 votes)
22% (2 votes)
11% (1 vote)
11% (1 vote)
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 9
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