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The Linux Users Group of Michigan Tech offer a wide range of various useful Services that students on campus can take advantage of
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'''This page needs work.  Please don't hesitate to add and make correwctions'''
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The Linux Users Group of Michigan Tech offer a wide range of various useful services for the public and is of particular advantage to students and staff of [[Michigan Technological University]] because there is no traffic shaper between our server and hosts on the [http://www.tc.mtu.edu/data/index.htm campus network].
== Mirrors ==
== Mirrors ==
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LUG hosts several mirrors and is ranked normally in the 10 ten mirrors of the distributions that it mirrors. The mirros that LUG hosts are
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LUG hosts many mirrors and is normally ranked one of the top 10 mirrors for each distribution. Some of the more popular mirrors that LUG hosts are:
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* Debian
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* Ubuntu
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* [[Ubuntu]]
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* Gentoo
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* [[Debian]]
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* [[Gentoo]] [[Gentoo Distfiles|Distfiles]] and [[Gentoo Portage|Portage]]
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A complete list can be found at http://lug.mtu.edu/mirrors.php
== IRC ==
== IRC ==
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LUG also hosts an IRC server for facilating that rapid comunication between its members, for various task that range from problem solving, trouble shotting, to tossing the bull around.
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LUG also hosts an IRC server for facilitating rapid communication between its members, for various task that range from problem solving, troubleshooting, to tossing the bull around.
=== IRC Clients ===
=== IRC Clients ===
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There are several IRC clients out there in the world
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There are lots IRC clients out there in the world. Here is a short list (sorted by popularity in LUG)
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Linux
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* [[Irssi]]
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* [http://www.csl.mtu.edu/~agmeyer/pidgin.html Pidgin]
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* [[Xchat]]
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* [[BitchX]]
Windows
Windows
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* Mirc
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* [http://www.csl.mtu.edu/~agmeyer/pidgin.html Pidgin]
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* Xchat
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* [[Irssi]]
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* Trillian
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* [[Xchat]]
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* [[Trillian]]
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* [[BitchX]]
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* [[Mirc]]
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*Colloquy
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* [[Xchat]]
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*Snak
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* [http://www.csl.mtu.edu/~agmeyer/pidgin.html Pidgin]
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*Xchat
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* [[Irssi]]
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* [[Colloquy]]
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* [[Snak]]
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Linux
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=== IRC Channels ===
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* Irssi
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* Xchat
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* Pidgeon
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=== Channels ===
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It would rock to get a list of channels and their uses I'll include some that I know, and there uses for the final draft we should leave some out
It would rock to get a list of channels and their uses I'll include some that I know, and there uses for the final draft we should leave some out
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* #mtu General discussion for both student and alumni.
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* '''#mtu''' General discussion for both student and alumni and others.
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* #linux General Linux discussion, and help
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* '''#linux''' General Linux discussion, and help
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* #beginners A place for newer people to Linux to hang out and get help.  (Will have to ask Lego or ehntoo to be sure)
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* '''#beginners''' A place for newer people to Linux to hang out and get help.  ''(Will have to ask Lego or ehntoo to be sure)''
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* #MTUstudents General discussion for current MTU students.
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* '''#MTUstudents''' General discussion for current MTU students.
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* #botsex For letting bots talk to each other in an attempt to being down the IRC server
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* '''#botsex''' For letting bots talk to each other in an attempt to being down the IRC server ''(someone rephrase this please)''
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* #ballpit "We're adults now, so it's our turn to decide what that means."  No adults allowed ;)
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* '''#ballpit''' "We're adults now, so it's our turn to decide what that means."  No adults allowed ;)
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* #prfc This channel is for PFCR members to let loose and talk about anything and everything science/PFRC related.
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* '''#pfrc''' This channel is for PFRC members to let loose and talk about anything and everything science/PFRC related.
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* If you are allowed in the alumni channel, you probably already know what it's called. So don't even try looking for it if you are not one of the ''All-Seeing, All Knowing Council of the Ancients''.
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* I'm not sure what the alumni channel is called anymore, they changed it.
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== Jabber ==
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I know nothing about this, we have it. [[Jabber]]
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== [[Jabber]] ==
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LUG hosts a Jabber/XMPP server. There are many clients for this protocol, which is also used by systems such as [http://talk.google.com Google Talk]
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== Lug Radio ==
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== [http://lug.mtu.edu/lugradio/ LUGRadio] ==
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[[LugRadio]] Expand this
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http://lug.mtu.edu/lugradio/ Um, kind of a podcast of sorts.  I hear they are somewhat entertaining at times.
== Install-a-thon ==
== Install-a-thon ==
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We install, teach, and attempt to help with Linux. Twice a year.
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We install, teach, and attempt to help with Linux, once every Fall and Spring semester.

Latest revision as of 14:30, 29 October 2009

This page needs work. Please don't hesitate to add and make correwctions

The Linux Users Group of Michigan Tech offer a wide range of various useful services for the public and is of particular advantage to students and staff of Michigan Technological University because there is no traffic shaper between our server and hosts on the campus network.

Contents

[edit] Mirrors

LUG hosts many mirrors and is normally ranked one of the top 10 mirrors for each distribution. Some of the more popular mirrors that LUG hosts are:

A complete list can be found at http://lug.mtu.edu/mirrors.php

[edit] IRC

LUG also hosts an IRC server for facilitating rapid communication between its members, for various task that range from problem solving, troubleshooting, to tossing the bull around.

[edit] IRC Clients

There are lots IRC clients out there in the world. Here is a short list (sorted by popularity in LUG)

Linux

Windows

Mac

[edit] IRC Channels

It would rock to get a list of channels and their uses I'll include some that I know, and there uses for the final draft we should leave some out

  • #mtu General discussion for both student and alumni and others.
  • #linux General Linux discussion, and help
  • #beginners A place for newer people to Linux to hang out and get help. (Will have to ask Lego or ehntoo to be sure)
  • #MTUstudents General discussion for current MTU students.
  • #botsex For letting bots talk to each other in an attempt to being down the IRC server (someone rephrase this please)
  • #ballpit "We're adults now, so it's our turn to decide what that means." No adults allowed ;)
  • #pfrc This channel is for PFRC members to let loose and talk about anything and everything science/PFRC related.
  • If you are allowed in the alumni channel, you probably already know what it's called. So don't even try looking for it if you are not one of the All-Seeing, All Knowing Council of the Ancients.

[edit] Jabber

LUG hosts a Jabber/XMPP server. There are many clients for this protocol, which is also used by systems such as Google Talk

[edit] LUGRadio

http://lug.mtu.edu/lugradio/ Um, kind of a podcast of sorts. I hear they are somewhat entertaining at times.

[edit] Install-a-thon

We install, teach, and attempt to help with Linux, once every Fall and Spring semester.

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