Thanks to Aaron Ruscetta for the following description of ALE:

ALE was founded in December, 1994 and has tracked the evolution of Linux from its root as a Unix technology hobby to its domination of the internet and on to becoming a familiar, user friendly computing environment (with all the associated niches it has been filling along the way). The ALE organization maintains the relaxed, casual structure of a home / student / enthusiast group, though the mailing list and meetings address a wide range of topics that are as likely to be relevant to IT administrators and developers as the everyday Linux user. ALE currently provides 2 monthly meeting opportunities: ALE Northeast which is hosted in Duluth, and ALE Central which is hosted on the Emory campus. The meetings are held on the 1st and 2nd Thursday of each month respectively.

See their website: http://www.ale.org

ALE News

Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts

Promoting Linux and Open Source Software Freedom in Atlanta Since 1994
  • First Steps with Two Factor Authentication Your password is not, and will never again be, good enough. Whether you are using services from Google or other providers, increasingly, you are being asked to provide another level to authentication, which is good for all of us. But, as a home user or beginning Systems Administrator, how […]
  • ALE-NW Meeting This is an open meeting. Everyone is invited, students, non-students, old and young. =================================== Topic: Linux Virtualization Overview, Details, Optimizations and Questions Presenter: JD Date: 11/13 @ 7:30p – 9:30p-ish Where: SPSU J-266 Directions: http://ale.org/?page_id=506 Server virtualization is the default in most enterprises today. Running directly on hardware is the exception. We’ll discuss […]
  • TOPIC – Systemd: Love it, hate it, it’s here! When: 7:30p Oct 16, 2014 Where: Ask JimK – directions on left are not correct. Suggest looking through email archives. UPDATE: See link on left for directions to ALE Central Meetings. A general discussion of systemd with no real focus other than to dispel myths and […]