Welcome to SoSLUG Wiki Pages
The Southend Linux User Group has been meeting every week at TAP in North Road Southend since 2009 and previous to that the MediaShed in Grainger Road also in Southend now closed, as a group we have functioned on a weekly basis since March 2003 when the group was initially formed. Now occupying larger premises to cope with demand we assist and train others to use the Linux Operating System and that of it's various and numerous application and management systems, in addition we assist various functions and workshops that are held at various locations throughout the UK.
SoSLUG also provide product support and expertise for the software and management systems used by and within TAP to communicate it goals and objectives to that of the community. TAP and SoSLUG are in close partnership together and are committed to bring the highest possible standards and stability, with closer ties for the community network at large, with that of freely available and freely obtainable software to the benefit of the Companies, Prosumer and the individuals alike.
SoSLUG and TAP operate to provide technical and creative expertise to groups and or individuals provided the software is solely Open Source in nature, either that or protected under the creative commons license.
Both TAP and SoSLUG use open source software where possible, that is to say software that is just as good if not better than proprietary software, and which is freely available to use or modify for the benefit of you and the other users.
As a SoSLUG and TAP member SoSLUG is always mindful that their is always someone who knows more than we do, to that that end we do not belittle that of your abilities, or presume we know better than you.