Meetings & Location


Due to lock down issues related to Covid for the near-term our meeting have become all virtual. We may switch back at some point in time as things reopen, but we are covered now. Our meetings occur the second Thursday of each month through Google Meet and run from 6:00 – 10:00pm.

2021 RRLug Virtual Meeting Schedule

  • January 14 2021
  • February 11 2021
  • March 11 2021
  • April 08 2021
  • May 13 2021
  • June 10 2021
  • July 08 2021
  • August 12 2021 
  • September 09 2021   <<<<<  Next Virtual Meeting
  • October 14 2021
  • November 11 2021
  • December 09 2021

Future Presentation Topics

  • Automating system deployment and management
    Tips and Tricks
  • Cool Pi/SBC projects
  • Development toolchains
    compilers / linkers, etc
    embedded tools
  • Favorite utilities – tools
    have everyone contribute a project that they rely on for their work.
  • Filesystem deep dive
    ZFS, Ext4, BTRFS, etc.
    which filesystem is right for your application. ZFS, Ext4, BTRFS, etc.
  • Gaming on Linux
    Open Source
    AAA Games – Steam, etc.
  • Home server hosting
    how to get away from the cloud
    alternatives to Google, O365, etc.
  • Linux Design Tools
  • Linux Distribution reviews?
    Pick a disto that we all install and review at a next meeting?
  • Linux friendly gadgets
  • Linux Media production
    Audio/Video editing
    Music production – multitrack recording,
  • Linux Troubleshooting
  • ML and AI applications on Linux
  • Open source infrastructure
    load balancing, etc.
  • Retro emulation on Linux
    Old games systems
    mini computers, etc.
  • Techniques for managing Linux
    Linux systems at scale
    Linux system admin and server setup and deployment
    Linux security hardening
    Active Directory integration
  • WSL2 – James Shaw August meeting
    Using WSL2 on Windows

Attend The Virtual Meeting

The Google Meet information is provide in two flavors. First will be on our website in the form of a meeting notice. Second it will be sent out to our LUG email list. You can subscribe to that by clicking on the link below. The list is pretty low traffic so you shouldn’t be spammed in any way.

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Directions to Rasmussen

Rasmussen College
6000 East State Street (Chase Bank Building) 
Fourth Floor
Rockford, Illinois

Note: Corner of State Street and Mulford. Click the Directions link below for specific driving instructions.

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