January 11, 2008
Lovable LUGgable: support your Linux user group
ThereÃ¢â¬â¢s no denying that the widespread growth of Linux was due in part to the raw enthusiasm of advocates meeting together under the broad banner of a Ã¢â¬ÅLUGÃ¢â¬Â Ã¢â¬â a Linux User Group. LUG members were pioneers and cowboys, early adopters and passionate hobbyists. Today, the LUG is different. With the rise of commercial backing, the ease of distro installation, and the omniscience of Google do LUGs still have any role to play in the Linux world?