KWLUG - The Kitchener-Waterloo Linux User Group is a monthly meeting of GNU/Linux, Free Software, Open Source and technology enthusiasts.

Where? When? We meet in Kitchener, Ontario, usually on the first (non-holiday) Monday of the month, beginning at 7pm. (Directions)

How much? Our meetings are free of charge and open to anybody with an interest in Linux and/or free software.

What next?

Upcoming Meetings

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, Oct 3 2016

Monday, 3 October 2016
Presentation Topic

Emulating the Tor network

University of Waterloo graduate student Nik Unger will tell us about his research. He is creating a state-of-the-art emulation platform that aims to emulate the entire Tor network at full scale. Tor is an open-source tool that helps users to stay anonymous online. He will discuss some of the challenges involved, his approach to the problem, why he chose Linux as a platform for it, and specific features of the Linux kernel that enable his work. He will also share some of this project's implementation details.


KWLUG Meeting: Monday, November 7, 2016, 7pm

Monday, 7 November 2016
Presentation Topic

OpenWRT Customizations

Kris Braun will discuss the work he did customizing OpenWRT images for his startup. He may cover topics related to lua, dnsmasq, iptables, and uhttpd.


KWLUG Meeting: Monday, December 5 2016, 7pm

Monday, 5 December 2016
Presentation Topic

C Language Introduction + One More

Colin Mills will give us an introduction to the C programming language. He writes:

C is the backbone of modern computing. Its a broad statement but I
believe it be true. With roots in almost every operating system on the
planet and having a rich forty year old history C still
stands. Providing both flexibility and simplicity C embodies the
world's first portable abstraction over hardware. Having an idea of
memory and lower level programming concepts helps us in all areas

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