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BLUG was started in 1998 by a small group of computer geeks in Bellingham, Washington who wanted to get off Windows and learn from local Unix gurus.  Our focus is on Linux and all Open Source software.

We hold a presentation meeting the first Thursday of the month at Bellingham Technical College in Campus Center room 201 (CC201). On the second Thursday we hold an informal organization meeting with the time and location announced on our mailing list. We also put on special events including the regional LinuxFest Northwest in the Spring.

Next Meeting

BLUG Meeting 2/7 – Gregory Rehm: Arduino! Opensource and driving IOT development.

02/07/2019 at 06:30 PM

Meeting Includes…
“Hands-on Help Time” from 6:30pm til 7pm, BLUG/LFNW & Linux News, Q&A, and a presentation by Gregory Rehm: “Arduino! Opensource and driving IOT development.”

Gregory Rehm is a tenured faculty member in the Information Technology department, at Bellingham Technical College, and a member of the LFNW board.

Gregory’s Presentation:
Arduino! Opensource and driving IOT development. Arduinos are fun, simple microcontrollers you can use for all sorts of projects, or just to learn electronics or programming. The platform has become so popular that pros are using it as a development model for IOT devices. Gregory Rehm has been exploring the space and will share what’s he’s learning.

Hands-on Help Time
Starting at 6:30pm, 1/2 hour prior to the regular 7pm start time, BLUG offers hands-on help for anyone with a Linux issue. Bring your computer and let the BLUG folks give you a hand.

BTC Room CC201, on the 2nd floor of the Campus Center building. Remember this meeting is open to the public, tell your neighbor and bring a friend!