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Linux-related Events in the South Bay

Silicon Valley Linux User Group (SVLUG)
The Silicon Valley Linux User Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7PM SVLUG has detailed directions on their web site at
Bay Area Linux User Group (BALUG)
This group is located in San Francisco and welcomes Linux users from all parts of the Bay Area when they can get them to drive that far away. :-) See
Consortium of Bay Area Linux (CABAL)
There is no CABAL. Not even at
Bay Area Linux Events (BALE)
Calendar of upcoming Linux events in the Bay Area, maintained by Rick Moen.

Linux Online Resources in the South Bay

sbay.linux newsgroup
This newsgroup is for discussion of Linux topics in the South Bay Area.
The SVLUG Link Farm
Lots of links relevant to the Linux and the Silicon Valley area.

Linux and Open Source Organizations in the Region

South Bay/Silicon Valley Community Network (
sbay.linux Newsgroup
Silicon Valley Linux User Group (SVLUG)
Stanford University Linux User Group (SULUG)
Silicon Valley Perl Mongers
Silicon Valley Java User Group (SVJUG)
Silicon Valley BSD User Group (SVBUG), San Jose
Bay Area NetBSD User Group, San Jose
OpenBSD Users Group of Silicon Valley (OBUG), San Jose
Bay Area Large Installation System Administrators (BayLISA), Sunnyvale
Santa Cruz Linux User Group (SlugLUG)
Santa Cruz Perl Mongers
East Bay Linux User Group (EBLUG), Fremont
Bay Area LinuxChix
Consortium of All Bay Area Linux (CABAL)
Bay Area Linux Events (BALE)
Bay Area Linux User Group (BALUG), San Francisco
San Francisco Perl Users Group (SFPUG), San Francisco
Bay Area Python Interest Group (BayPIGgies)
San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
City College of San Francisco Gnu/Linux User Group (CCSF GLUG)
UC Berkeley Linux User Group (CalLUG), Berkeley
LBNL Linux User Group, Berekeley
Berkeley Perl Mongers
Bay Area FreeBSD User Group (BAFUG), Berkeley
North Bay Linux User Group (NBLUG), Sebastopol
Sonoma Perl Mongers
Linux User Group of Davis (LUGoD)
Sacramento Linux User Group (SacLUG)
Central Valley Area Linux Enthusiasts (CVALE), Stockton/Modesto
Stockton Linux User Group (SLUG)
Modesto Perl Mongers
Chico State Linux User Group (CSLUG), Chico
Cal Poly Linux User Group, San Luis Obispo
Fresno Linux User Group
Kern County Linux User Group (KLUG), Bakersfield
Reno Linux User Group (RLUG)
Linux User Groups of Los Angeles
This is just a place to start - items listed here will undoubtedly refer to others since there's lots of Linux activity in Silicon Valley, and Silicon Valley is the focus of Linux activity throughout the region. If you have other items specific to both Linux and Silicon Valley, send additions for this list to Last updated January 21, 2012