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Welcome to the Seattle BSD Users Group (SeaBUG)

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SeaBUG is a users group for Open Source Unix based in Seattle, WA. Our primary emphasis is on BSD but enthusiasts of other Open Source Unix such as Linux are welcome.

BSD is an advanced UNIX operating system for "PC-compatible" computers. It offers advanced networking, performance, security and compatibility features today which are still missing in other operating systems, even some of the best commercial ones.

The size of our group is about 100 members and growing.

SeaFUG was formed in early December, 1998 as a group for FreeBSD enthusiasts. In early 2003 the group was renamed to SeaBUG to widen the audience to other BSD enthusiasts in the Seattle area.

People interested in becoming part of the group should start by joining the mailing list and introducing themselves (no lurkers please!). Next - come to one of our monthly meetups.

Volunteers Needed!

Are you an advocate or posess some talents that might help advance the cause of free software and BSD specifically? Let us know...volunteer opportunities are listed below.
  • Board members - needed to help organize meetings and weigh-in on important topics like how the meetings are run, what the agenda is, appropriate topics, etc.
  • Coordinator - coordinate meeting presenters and topics.
  • Advocate - promote the group by exchanging web links, posting meeting announcements and working with sponsors.
  • Treasurer - collect donations, bookkeeping.
  • Refreshments - bring refreshments to the monthly meetings (reimbursed).

Credits & Sponsors

The following individuals, companies and organizations have contributed to seabug.

Thanks to Jeremy Reed and Puget Sound Technology. Jeremy runs the mailing list.

Thanks to Bri Hatch of Onsight for hosting DNS.

Thanks to RootBSD for server colocation and bandwidth donation.

Don't see your name or company listed here? Let me know -bryan

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