- Attend a Meeting
If you are on campus, it’s easy to request help in person just by attending a meeting. For Fall 2011, meetings are held
at 12:00 pm in ITE 234 on Wednesdays.
- LUG Mailing List
The mailing list can provide help with your questions about Linux or other Unix operating systems. You are welcome to
join the discussion; select the Mailing List link for more information. The mailing list is especially helpful for
UMBC-specific questions such as working on the GL servers, ResNet and wireless access; etc.
- Ubuntu Forums
Web-based forums with many other new and experienced users. One of the best parts of Ubuntu is the huge community that
surrounds it. The Ubuntu Forums are a great place with very knowledgeable people willing to help. First, try searching
for the problem you are having. If after a bit of searching with different keywords you cannot find a solution, feel free
to create a new post in the appropriate forum. While these forums are Ubuntu-specific, you may find help with a problem
on another distribution here.
- Google Linux Search
Are you getting a specific error message? Try typing the problem with specific text into Google with quotes. Example:
"error: 'x264_param_t' has no member named 'i_bframe_adaptive'"
If you use the popular social networking site Facebook, you can also find UMBC LUG members through our Facebook group.
Click the above link to see our group.