If you need help setting up or adding your Debian Local Group, come by #debian-localgroups on IRC (OFTC network).
If you would like to add a new local group to this page, please enter the short name of your group below, with no spaces. If you are the maintainer of a group page, you are expected to subscribe to both it and the template or subscribe to the RecentChanges RSS feed so that you are notified when your group page is out of sync with the template and more information needs to be added. When editing your group page, please replace the date at the end with @TIME@ so that the current date is added.
Hint: if you need a mailing list for your group please create it on lists.debian.org naming it debian-dug-<groupname> (dug is an acronym for Debian User Group)(no spaces)
- Middle East
- North America
- Central America
- South America
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
IRC Channel: #debian-au on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
Description: Australian Debian Group.
Debian Burkina Faso
Location: Vienna, Austria
Group Email Address: email@example.com
IRC Channel: #debian.or.at
Description: meets every third Thursday in metalab. If you are close drop by - see linked Websites for details.
Geolocation: 48.200 N 16.367 W
Location: nomad, throughout the length and breadth of the country
Group Email Address:
IRC Channel: #debian-catalan on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
Mailing list: Not yet but you can find us at the global catalan mailing list <debian DASH user DASH catalan AT SPAMFREE lists DOT debian DOT org>
Description: At this moment we're planning our first meeting. Join us!
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- #debian-france - Association Debian France
- #debian-fr - Debian technical support in French
Description: We organise meetings, produce goodies, drink wine, etc
Location: Berlin, Germany, Europe
IRC Channel: #debian-berlin
Location: Munich, Germany
Group Email Address: email@example.com
IRC Channel: #debian-muc
Contact: Michael Ablassmeier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Description: Meets roughly monthly - or when people are in town and get in touch with us.
Geolocation: 48.150 N 11.583 E
The Secret "Fetch Every DD Passing Thru Bologna and Take 'em To Dinner" Group
Location: Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, ...
Group Email Address: email@example.com
IRC Channel: #debian-nordic
Description: A Debian community for the Nordic region with the goal to bring together people that are interested in, uses, or develops Debian.
Debian ZH ("Debian-Treff Zürich")
Location during COVID-19 Lockdown: https://jitsi.debian.social/Switzerland
Location normally: St. Gallerhof (http://www.st-gallerhof.ch/), Konradstrasse 2, 8005 Zürich
Geolocation: 47.3799976 N 8.5373936 E
- Very close to Zurich Main Station and easy to find if you come by public transport or bicycle.
IRC Channel: #debian.ch
Contact: Axel Beckert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Description: A monthly gathering of Debian users and developers from the greater Zurich area
Location: The Netherlands
Group Email Address: email@example.com
IRC Channel: #debian-nl
Contact: Just use the list
Geolocation: 52.350 N 4.917 E
Location: United Kingdom/Great Britain/'England'
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org (sign up at http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/debian-uk)
IRC Channel: #debian-uk
Geolocation: 51.517 N 0.105 W (London) 52.205 N 0.144 E (Cambridge)
Iranian Debian GNU/Linux Users
IRC Channel: #debian-ir
Location: (Greater) Toronto
Group Email Address: email@example.com
IRC Channel: #thug
Geolocation: 33.000 S 151.600 E
Location: University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Geolocation: 43.467 N 80.533 W
Location: Quebec province, Canada
IRC Channel: #debian-quebec
Mailing list: https://lists.debian.org/debian-dug-quebec/
Description: Our group has been recently organizing a local meeting roughly every two months. We've also been sporadically organizing events such as release and bug squashing parties. In the past, we've organized DebConf17 in Montreal.
CA - California
Southern California Debian
Location: CA, US (Los Angeles, San Diego)
Group Email Address: email@example.com
Contact: Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Description: The usual low-traffic mailing list, irregular meetings, key signing
Geolocation: 32.715 N 117.156 W
Bay Area Debian
Location: CA, US (San Francisco Bay area)
Group Email Address: email@example.com
Geolocation: 37.775 N 122.418 W
DC - Washington
Location: Washington, DC, US
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
IRC Channel: #debian-dc
Contact: Aaron M. Ucko <email@example.com>
Geolocation: 38.895 N 77.037 W
MA - Massachusetts
Location: Boston, MA, US
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Geolocation: 42.358 N 71.060 W
NY - New York
Location: New York City, USA
Group Email Address: email@example.com
IRC Channel: #debian-nyc
Description: We get together to celebrate notable events for Debian and sometimes Ubuntu or when people come to town looking for Debian signatures or who are of interest to other Debian folks.
Geolocation: 40.714 N 74.006 W
OR - Oregon
Location: Portland, OR, USA
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Steve Langasek <email@example.com>
Description: Local group of Debian folks who get together about once a month for beer and the occasional hackfest. If you're in the area, drop us a note!
PA - Pennsylvania
Pa Debian User Group
City,State,Country: Altoona, Pa, USA
IRC: Mibbit - Channel #padebian
Description: We are developers and users who share information and knowledge of the Debian Operating System. The goals of the group are different for everyone, and we encourage all to communicate and feel welcome. Upcoming Meetings Check the web site meetings forum for meeting details. Last updated: 02/12/2013
WA - Washington
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Benjamin Mako Hill email@example.com
Description: Super low-traffic mailing list of folks that meet irregularly for keysigning, lunches, the odd bug squash, and to coordinate when some Debianer comes to town.
Geolocation: 47.606 N 122.331 W
Debian Costa Rica
Location: Managua, Nicaragua
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
IRC Channel: #debian-ni
Contact: Leandro Gómez email@example.com
IRC Channel: #debian-ar
Description: Just an IRC channel, sometimes events are organised.
Group Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
IRC Channel: #debian-br
Translator IRC Channel: #debian-l10n-br
Ceará Debian Users Group
Location: Curitiba (city), Paraná (state)
Group Email Address: email@example.com
Grupo no telegram: debiancwb
Description: Debian-Curitiba is a project created by Brazilians in Curitiba city with the goal of making Debian easier and more accessible to local users, trying to coordinate mainly translation efforts and its "sub-divisions", a different user group for each state, so that very well localized efforts to promote Debian are possible.
Location: São Paulo (city), São Paulo (state)
Description: DebianSP is a group for Debian users in the State of São Paulo who gather for events, lectures and meetings in order to promote Debian in any way possible.
Location: Brasília (city), Federal District
Description: Debian Brasília is a group of Debian contributors initially focused on helping newcomers (specially teaching them on how to use free software), but now we have a broaden scope which aims also to help people to start to contribute to the project. We hold some local meetings with talks and hands-on activities.
Location: Lima, Peru
IRC Channel: #debian-peru
Contact: Rudy Godoy firstname.lastname@example.org
Geolocation: -12.050 N -77.050 W
Location: Caracas, Venezuela
Group Email Address: email@example.com
IRC Channel: #debian-ve
Geolocation: 10.500 N 66.917 W