The Linux Users' Group of Davis
is a 501(c)(7) non-profit computer club serving the
consisting of hundreds of people who share an
interested in the Linux®
operating system, Free
& Open Source software
and other related topics — both technical and non-technical.
Our goals are to advocate the use of Linux and Open Source,
to educate the community on these software alternatives, and
to support and provide a social network for local
LUGOD holds regular meetings
twice a month.
On the first Tuesday of each month, we hold a social gathering
at a local restaurant or café,
and on the third Monday of each month we meet
at the Davis Public Library to listen to informative
(Day, time and location subject to change!)
We also hold other events and workshops
and maintain a number of active
mailing lists (some with over
200 subscribers) and an IRC channel for
Our meetings, events and membership, are
free and open to the general public. Join us!
Next LUGOD Meeting
Monday, February 15, 2016
Ultra low-cost Single Board Computers:
Next Thing Co's "C.H.I.P.", a $9 computer, and
PINE64, a $15 64-bit supercomputer|
Stephen Matthew Helms
"the world's first $9 computer", touted as being
"built for work, play, and everything in between".
It utilizes a 1GHz 'Allwinner R8' CPU, and has 512MB of RAM,
4GB of high-speed storage, USB port, built-in WiFi B/G/Ni,
Bluetooth 4.0, and composite video output;
HDMI and VGA adapters will also be available.
PINE A64 is
"the world's first 64-bit expandable Quad Core 1.2GHz
supercomputer, tablet, media center, and more... starting
at just $15."
It utilizes a PINE64 ARM A5 64-bit processor,
MALI-400 MP2 GPU running at 500MHz. It ships with two USB ports,
HDMI output, 3.5mm audio/mic, Ethernet port, and two I/O expansion buses.
The A64+ model adds three ports for optional accesories such as
camera, touch panel, LCD, WiFi, Bluetooth.
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