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All Linux lovers, and supporters of open source code and free software, in the Kanto area (or anywhere else) are invited to attend the next Tokyo Linux Users Group meeting. Membership is open to anyone. There are currently no membership dues or entrance fees.

TLUG meetings are traditionally small and unstructured (VERY CASUAL). Most of the benefit of the meeting comes from chatting with other Linux users and having informal discussions.

As a general rule, the Technical Meetings are held on the 2nd SAT of the month and the Nomikai Meetings are usually held on the 3rd FRI, every month. There are, of course, exceptions to this rule, so it is best to keep an eye on the mailing list, or check back here for date/venue changes as the date approaches.

Technical Meeting


August 14, 2010 (Saturday)


14:00-16:30 (doors open 13:30)


Oracle Japan Corporation
東京都港区北青山2-5-8 オラクル青山センター 13F

Oracle Aoyama Center, 13th floor
2-5-8 Kita-Aoyama,
Minato-ku Tokyo Japan

[ Train ]


<< Presentation (1) >>

""M-x Emacs" by Zev Blut

A review of Emacs showing off features like ansi-term, sql-mode, magit and editing text. 1 hour

<< Break >>

Short break (maybe)

<< Presentation (2) >>

"SEO for Software Companies" by Patrick McKenzie

Search engine optimization is a scalable and cost-effective method for Internet-based businesses to acquire customers. Software firms can leverage their products, websites, and skills to exploit opportunities in the current environment. The presentation offers tactical advice for engineers and marketers with intermediate to advanced knowledge of SEO and includes examples of results from employing techniques that benefit small businesses. 45 minutes

Other items on the agenda are:
  1. Introduction of new members
  2. News about Linux/Open Source, general announcements, Q&A
  3. Auction (bring any gear that would would like to donate to TLUG)
  4. Discussion of TLUG meeting hosting changes.

Contact Info

For directions or information before the meeting, call:



August 20, 2010 (Friday)


19:30 - 21:30 (last order 21:00)


Eat and drink (primarily a social activity)


Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Dept Store Rooftop Beer Garden [1]

address: Nihombashi Muro-machi 1-4-1 Chuo-ku, Tokyo



Men: 3,601 yen / Women: 3,001 yen (all you can eat/all you can drink)


This event is open to all Linux users and friends, and is to promote casual Linux (and non-Linux) related discussions over a few cold ones. Even if you're not a Linux user or a LUG member, but want to hang out with Linux people, please come.

Even if you want to come at the last minute it's okay - we may have to squeeze a bit, but please come!

IMPORTANT: We will need to know how many people will attend. Please register your participation with Doorkeeper [2]

Contact Info

For directions or information before the meeting, call:

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