Welcome to South Mississippi Linux Users Group

SMLUG is a group of computer and technology enthusiasts that meets once a month to promote the free and open philosophy and to share ideas and knowledge. Linux is a free and open source operating system developed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). The GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change all versions of a program and to make sure it remains free software for all its users. If you have an interest in learning Linux as a career, or just for personal use, attend the next meeting to find out what the group has to offer.

What's happening at the meeting

There were 7 people in attendance at the meeting in March. This meeting for Aprill will be held in the Orange Grove Library on old Hwy 49 due to the USM Library being closed for Easter Weekend.

During the March meeting Michael Rainey demonstrated the setup and testing of the Raspberry PI Cluster using MPI.

Spence Candeland will be providing a discussion of how to use CGROUPS in the Linux OS. The help us to understand what CGROUPS are and how they are used to manage processes.

SMLUG will be holding open discussions on Linux, free, and open source related topics. Member's are encouraged to share topics and projects, if possible a short hands-on demo would be informative and welcomed. Our meetings are free and open to public.