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The Linux and Unix Users Group at Virginia Tech Wiki is a free reference. Its purpose is to document how to make the most of Virginia Tech and other resources by utilizing *nix operating systems. Many articles on this site are templates from the VTLUUG-pioneered Uniluug project, in hopes of fostering greater collaboration between university Linux and Unix user groups.

Note: Select 'VTLUUG SSO' on the Login page for VTLUUG AND Google Auth

Please read Contributing.


Also see our full calendar and past events.

  • Our next meeting will happen on 2019-03-07 and will be a regular social meeting. We will be giving news, interesting software, and some possible events like a LAN Party or Movie Night. In addition, there is room for lightning talks for anyone wanting to give 5-15 minute presentations on their favourite topic.

Last updated 2019-03-07.

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This is a list of the various infrastructure/funding/etc projects that need to be done. Priority should range between 0 and 10 (inclusive), where higher is more imporant. Also check out dead projects and finished projects.

Priority Project Description Leader Progress
10 Infrastructure Infrastructure Maintenance echarlie, mhazinsk, pew, johnv Ongoing
2 Funding Get SEC/SBB funding johnv, bgregos An officer needs to attend SBB orientation, after that, bgregos (or current treasurer) needs to know what exactly is needed, as we can only request funding for specific items and not general club money.
4 T-shirts Decide on a t-shirt design, do a group order marcusw Need new candidate designs
5 Wiki expansion Update existing content, import content into Gobblerpedia echarlie Evaluating current state of pages
6 Club automation Configuration management, etc mhazinsk, echarlie, johnv Need automation stuff setup to enable rapid re-deployment of infrastructure
7 Inventory Go through the offline equipment stored with marcusw and update information on Inventory marcusw, echarlie None
9 Develop Backup Solution Needs to be proposed and then agreed to by officers [ew None

About this wiki

This wiki was intended to support *nix usage on campus. Here are suggested items for this wiki:

  • Anything related to Linux usage, such as tutorials and other documentation, especially related to that at VT
  • Anything related to VTLUUG (meeting minutes, infrastructure, projects, history, etc)
  • Technical projects that VTLUUG members (individually or collectively) have done
  • General geekery that doesn't fit anywhere else, related to interests of one or more VTLUUG members (e.g. audio gear, coffee, amateur radio, etc.)
  • Opinionated content that may not reflect the interests of the entire Virginia Tech or Blacksburg community

Some items are more suited for Gobblerpedia, our sister wiki. These include:

  • General content about Blacksburg or Virginia Tech that is non-technical in nature. Please categorize these with Move to Gobblerpedia so we can later migrate them in bulk.