We are living in a world built on, and by, Open Source.

Every Web page we visit, every message we send, every video we watch, every second of our connected lives owes its existence to an idea that's part technology, part ideology, and part philosophy.

That idea would eventually infect millions, tearing down old business models, cultures, and even livelihoods, as it went. It's an idea that would redefine the meaning of 'free' and 'freedom'. But it would also create the world we live in, a world that is still struggling to adapt to the changes, a world where the idea that is "free and open" will, in time, define the future.


George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre at Ryerson University

245 Church Street, Room 203 (second floor).


  • 7:30 pm Meeting and presentation.
  • 9:00 pm After each meeting a group of GTALUGers move to the The Library/ The Imperial Pub (54 Dundas St East) for beer and more socializing.

Code of Conduct

We want a productive happy community that can welcome new ideas, improve every process every year, and foster collaboration between individuals with differing needs, interests and skills.

We gain strength from diversity, and actively seek participation from those who enhance it. This code of conduct exists to ensure that diverse groups collaborate to mutual advantage and enjoyment. We will challenge prejudice that could jeopardize the participation of any person in the community.

The Code of Conduct governs how we behave in public or in private whenever the Linux community will be judged by our actions. We expect it to be honored by everyone who represents the community officially or informally, claims affiliation, or participates directly. It applies to activities online or offline.

We invite anybody to participate. Our community is open.

We encourage you to read the complete Code of Conduct before attending the meeting.