Linux Owners Group In Newcastle (LOGIN) Wiki

Welcome to LOGIN, the Linux Owners Group in Newcastle. We are a LUG (Linux Users Group) for people in the Newcastle and Hunter region of NSW Australia. We are affiliated with Linux Australia with subcommittee status

Do you want to help promote our Linux club then please feel free to pass on the flyer or better still print a couple & place them on a noticeboard in your local area.login_flyer.pdf

Meetings and Events

Next Meeting

At this stage a meeting is scheduled on the 20th May 2014 at 7:30 pm. The new premises is - Casablanca, 21 Gordon Avenue, Hamilton East. Please check here prior to meeting for any changes.

15h of October meeting 7:30pm

Edit: Meeting is going ahead, topic: Electric Cars

20th of August 7:30pm

No Meeting

19th of Feb 7:30pm

Topic: Open Energy Monitor



Last Meeting

20th November 2012 @7:30pm

Mixed bag: R, FUSE, ChunkFS, and Android.

Venue available from 7:20pm, meeting start 7:30pm.

Suggested topics and talk proposals should be placed on the ideas page

Previous Meetings

Previous Events


For more information please contact or our Mailing List below.

Mailing List

Our mailing list is our most popular means of communication. You can come here for:

  • Meeting Chatter - The mailing list is home to the organisation that goes on behind the meetings. If you have an idea for a Talk/Demo let us know.
  • Linux Help and Support - Most questions posted to the mailing list are answered by other LOGIN members quickly and often accurately.
  • General Open Source Notices - If you find something that you think others may be interested in then post a link, keep us all informed.

To sign up to the Mailing List please visit

By default all new mailing list sign ups to the list are moderated, this is to avoid spam.

If you have any problems with the mailing list please email . Don't forget to add to the white-list in your anti-spam program.

While it is not enforced on this list, it would be considered good Netiquette not to top post


Our members meet regularly on IRC.

Visit #LOGIN on Freenode, or follow the link irc://

Meeting Location


If you have written some how-tos which are particular helpful to people in the Newcastle/Hunter area please add them here.

University Wireless


Have a Blog or what to see what our LOGIN members are up to. head over to Planet LOGIN

Planning Area

Other resources

Other Groups

The Sydney Linux Users Group has multiple very active mailing lists and is a great resource for immediate help with Linux problems.

Westlakes Linux Learners meet on the 4th Monday night of each month near Morisset. The group caters especially for Linux beginners and home users.

You may also find the BSD Users Group, Sydney useful.

For a full list of other NSW Linux User Groups please visit Linux Australia's website.

Attempts are currently underway to start a SAGE-AU chapter in Newcastle. Contact Neil Glennon to express your interest.


Want to get together with fellow Open Source enthusiasts and IT workers? Australia has three high quality conferences that might suit you:

  • Linux.Conf.AU - One of the world's leading Linux conferences attracting people from everywhere. Runs each year usually in January - March. Many of the 2007 talks were recorded and are available.
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