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Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG)


Under the Computer Hood Users Group (UCHUG) is a non profit Users Group.  UCHUG membership consists of first time computer users through Computer Consultants.  This diverse audience allows users of all experience levels to feel comfortable with exchanging ideas and obtaining help for problem resolution.

Upcoming Meetings


November 5th - VPN, Under the Hood of Computer Tech and History, Meetup social media site, Linux Q & A -

VPN does not stand for Very Paranoid Now.  Join us to find out the benefits of and how to use a Virtual Private Network. Our series of presentations on "Under the Hood of Computer Tech and History" continues with how MIT improves its robo-cheetah, and the cybersecurity threat that could be lurking on your phone.  Meetups are the latest thing; find out about them and how we are participating.  Bring your Linux questions for a short Q & A session.


December 3rd - Annual Holiday Cheer Potluck and Raffle

THIS MONTH on the UCHUG web pages

September 2014 Drive Light in Acrobat PDF format is now available to the public on the Newsletters page.

Just a few of the new October library files - Display Driver Uninstaller will help remove a corrupt display driver to install a good one - simulate complex networks while being as close as possible to the way real networks perform with GNS3 - Lightning will add the Sunbird calendar to the Thunderbird email client.

The presentations for the October meeting, Babbage Engine and Condor Cluster Interactive Computer, are now posted on the Group Activities - Meeting Presentations page.

Check out the pictures from the Southwest Computer Conference 2014 on the Group Activities page.  

All of the newsletters located by members are being placed on the Newsletters pages.  As more newsletters are located they will be added.  The latest batch were added on 5/30/2014.  Take a look through them and find out what was of interest to our members in the past.

Updated 24 October 2014

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