group is for people who want to hear about, get support for, or just
discuss, computing with 'libre' software. Libre software is software
which is usually gratis,
yet is legally licensed in a specific and open way to enable and
encourage a community friendly
It is worth noting that most ordinary 'free' software is
encumbered with restrictions, including the restriction through secrecy
of its contents. For four
years, the UK Governments have been very keen to encourage use of
Started 25 years ago 'Libre' (free) Software, not only survived, but
has prospered against intense
opposition to come to dominate many areas of computing.
There is a lot of libre software for Windows, and a lot more for
systems not running Windows.
The Group will cater for both systems, Windows and non Windows.
However, it is likely that more time will be spent on non - Windows
systems, such as Ubuntu, because it is more unusual, and has many
The Group will be happy to welcome those with a passing interest or
curiosity, also existing users.
If you had been wondering about your old spare PC, then consider
getting this group to work an
Ubuntu 'miracle' on it, and be amazed!
The Group meets at a member's house, at 14:00 hrs on the second
For more information please email:-