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Champaign Urbana Linux Install Day at (Cucug) Nov 15, 2012

Champaign Urbana Linux Install Day at (Cucug) Nov 15, 2012

Install Linux at cucug first annual Linux install fest.

 Cucug is holding its first annual Linux install day Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 6:00pm. If you are interested in installing Linux to your existing computer system or you want to find out how to install Linux. This is the place to be. Several things you need to bring if you want to install Linux on your computer.

  1. Your laptop computer, and monitor if you have a desktop

  2. Mouse and keyboard

  3. Several blank DVD and several blank cd roms

  4. Power cords

  5. A willingness to learn a really Cool os.

We have limited space if you plan to attend please email me at to register. This event is free.

  Note: You must back up your existing data. Cucug is not liable for any loss of data.

 The Cucug linux install is located at the First Baptist Church of Champaign/Savoy. The church is located at 1602 Prospect and is at the corner of Prospect and Burwash in Savoy

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Posted by on October 23, 2012 in linux


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How Linux is Built

How Linux is Built

While Linux is running our phones, friend requests, tweets, financial trades, ATMs and more, most of us don’t know how it’s actually built. This short video takes you inside the process by which the largest collaborative development project in the history of computing is organized. Based on the annual report “Who Writes Linux,” this is a powerful and inspiring story of how Linux has become a community-driven phenomenon. More information about Linux and The Linux Foundation can be found at and

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Posted by on October 23, 2012 in linux


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Windows 8 Review

Windows 8 Review

I had to post this because I was so impressed with windows 8 design.  Ok, I am just kidding.  I really think that the open source community is going to skyrocket in the next few years.  Not sure where Microsoft is going with this G.U.I.  It seems to be a very large step in the wrong direction.  I guess I really like windows 8 after all.

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Posted by on June 25, 2012 in linux


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Study Explains How Retailers Stop Linux From Entering The Market

Tux, the Linux penguin

Tux, the Linux penguin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Portuguese Open Source Business Association (ESOPhas published a white paperPDF which aims to explain the problems laptop manufacturers are facing when trying to introduce systems preloaded with Linux to the market. The report, which is titled “Laptop retail oligopoly: the unnoticed digital divide“, analyses the current laptop market with the help of game theory and concludes that it is “bound to a configuration which is not efficient” and does not benefit consumers.

In another publicationPDF from January, the organisation had detailed the sales failure experienced by an open source software bundle, which included Linux, that was pre-installed on laptops locally built and marketed in Portugal. The failure of Portuguese retailers to supply these laptops led to the second study analysing that behaviour by the market.

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Posted by on May 3, 2012 in linux


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The Linux Power Show

The Linux Power Show


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Posted by on April 6, 2012 in linux


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“EVOLUTION” – Linux Commercial

“EVOLUTION” – Linux Commercial

Another Linux commercial

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Posted by on March 14, 2008 in Uncategorized


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Get a Linux

Get a Linux

Get a Linux


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