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JMU Unix Users Group

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Welcome to the home of the UUG, JMU’s 2nd best penguin club. The UUG is a group of Linux and Unix-like operating system users, as well as other open-source software users based at James Madison University. We provide a forum for education and advocacy in the FOSS ecosystem.


Our meetings are Wednesday nights at 6:30 in room 246 of the ISAT/CS building. For information about our meeting topics, please see the following sites:


The UUG publishes a virtual appliance version of Linux Mint. The VM has been preconfigured with software for many JMU Computer Science courses. Please see:


The UUG is run by a team of advisers and student officers, according to our constitution.