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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 Saturday of the month and the Nomikai Meetings are usually held on the 4th Friday, 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


November 26, 2011 (Saturday)


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


Digital Garage
Digital Gate Building
3-5-7 Ebisu-minami, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 150-0022, Japan

8 minutes walk from Ebisu Station
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14:00-15:00 "Haskell on Debian"

by Kiwamu Okabe (@master_q)

Haskell is a purely functional programming language that uses Cabal as a system for building and packaging Haskell libraries and programs.

Okabe-san will talk about the problems with Cabal, and why the Debian packaging system is one of the best solutions to those problems.


Short break, auction, announcements, etc.

15:30-16:30 "Infiniband Primer"

by Avi Telyas

This presentation will cover:

  • Protocol Internals
  • Lossless High-Speed Fabric
  • RDMA
  • Open source software stack, open source management

If you don't understand what the points above mean, then this talk is for you :)

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)

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