Meetings

Due to lockdown we’re holding weekly Zoom video conferences each Wednesday from 19:30 onwards. As the conference ID is different each week, the details are posted on the LUG mailing list a few days in advance. You can join the mailing list here. You will need to install the Zoom client, though you don’t need to create a Zoom account to be able to participate in a conference.

We’re also holding daily video conferences between 12:00 and 14:00 UK time at the following address:

https://meet.intrbiz.net/wolveslug

The daily meetings tend to be lower in attendees so you’d be advised to post to the mailing list to let people know you’re in there, otherwise you may end up being ships in the night.

No software special is required for the daily meetings, you just need a web browser, a microphone and optionally a webcam.

The microphone built into your laptop should be sufficient, though a headset sounds far better if you have one.

Feel free to join us.

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in person meetings are postponed for the foreseeable future. We look forward to resuming in a few months.

In the meantime, you can follow us on Twitter, Facebook or join us in #wolveslug on the Freenode IRC network.


Old Information

Meetings take place roughly every two weeks, starting from about 7:30pm on a Wednesday evening. The time, date and venue are announced on the mailing list roughly 3-5 days before the event, and a list of likely attendees is posted, allowing you to judge the size, interest and overall scariness of the proposed meeting.

WolvesLUG is often described as a “social” LUG, with great emphasis placed on eating, drinking and merrymaking together. The atmosphere is generally informal and friendly. Subjects of conversation range from non-technical small-talk to in-depth technical/development-related discussions (some topics being completely bizarre!), with formal talks/presentations every so often when we can overcome apathy (which is rare).

As an informal rule, the proportion of conversation that is about Open Source/technical topics tends to increase as the evening draws on as people mention subjects that people find interesting. These occasionally lead up to a large round-table informal discussion/debate about some topical subject that can go on into the small hours of the morning.