Last Modified: 4 December 2011

San Francisco Linux Users' Group

The next meeting is on Sunday July 03rd, from 11:00 AM till 1:00 PM, at the Cafe Enchante, on Geary at 26th Ave in San Francisco.

SF-LUG meetings are the first Sunday of the month, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and third Monday of each month, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Meetings are usually in San Francisco at the Cafe Enchante on Geary Boulevard at 26th Avenue.

SF-LUG is a discussion group that focuses on Linux and related open source technologies and news. We often have some great talks together. It's different from listening to a lecture and often more fun (we each get to talk). Topics vary from meeting to meeting, free form, sometimes with multiple simultaneous topics ranging from communities to technologies, including Linux, gnu toolkit, services and clients, freeBSD, Mac OSX, and Solaris.

Members are anyone belonging to the sf-lug mailing list. Anyone interested in Linux may join the sf-lug mailing list: sf-lug mail list.

Policies: Anything goes (per discussion among initial members summer 2004)

Job Postings: current policy is job posters use email to submit job postings to jim at well dot com and jim will post your listing to the sf-lug mailing list. Postings should include the job title, salary range, and city in which the job is located in the first sentence. Five paragraphs, no hyperbole, just a to-the-point job description and skills requirements list with company policies and benefits followed by contact information. ASCII only, no Word doc files.

Projects include:

  • Maintain the SF-LUG machine and our web site.
  • Help the Hayes Valley Community Center teaching facility
  • Support Alameda County Computer Resource Center
  • Support Saint Anthony's quarterly community computer support fests
  • Support persons and groups interested in using Linux and Free and Open Source Software.
  • Support the Noisebridge Linux Discussion meeting on Wednesday evenings, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (or so) in the Turing classroom.

  • Noisebridge is located at 2169 Mission Street, very near 18th Street, in San Francisco.
  • Support the Mission Beacon project at 450 Church between 17th and 18th streets. Afternoons, especially on Thursdays, are best times to visit.
  • See Ken Shaffer's article on Ubuntu Installation to a USB Stick


    SF-LUG mailing list is supported courtesy of

    SF-LUG.ORG web site is on, courtesy of CircleSoft.

    Costs of domain name and system maintenance and administration is courtesy of Systemateka, which provides linux and open source software support to individuals and nano-businesses.

    SF-LUG.COM web site and dedicated machine is located at the ServePath Colocation facility on Spear Street, courtesy of ServePath/ColoServe

    The machine that supports the SF-LUG and BALUG websites is courtesy of

    For more information about SF-LUG contact jim stockford