UKUUG works with a number of organisations and companies in the UK, Europe
and beyond. UKUUG also acts as co-ordinator for a list of European
Unix User Groups.
Organisations and groups
ORG — the Open Rights Group.
The Open Rights Group is a fast-growing NGO focused on raising
awareness of issues such as privacy, identity, data protection, access
to knowledge and copyright reform. Founded in 2005 by a pledge from
1000 members, ORG is funded by small grants and donations from
supporters. We aim to improve both understanding and policy in digital
rights matters that affect both businesses and the public. Our
activities include organising campaigns, lobbying government, and
helping journalists find experts and alternative voices for stories.
The British Computer Society
Established in 1957, the British Computer Society (BCS) is the leading body for those working in IT.
The UK group of debian users
The UK Linux User Groups
The resource for LUGs in the UK.
XML UK: the United Kingdom Forum for Structured Information Standards
OSC — The Open Source Consortium
The Open Source Consortium represents the Open Source business community in
FSF Europe supports all European aspects of Free Software, especially the GNU
Project. They are actively supporting development of Free Software and
furthering GNU-based Operating Systems such as GNU/Linux, and provide an
assistance centre for politicians, lawyers and journalists in order to secure
the legal, political and social future of Free Software.
OSS Watch promotes awareness and understanding of the legal, social, technical
and economic issues that arise when educational institutions engage with free
and open source software. It does this by providing unbiased advice and
guidance to UK higher and further education.
National Open Centre
The National Open Centre is a home for strategic thinking about open
source and open standards in the UK.
- Open Schools Alliance
- ODF Alliance
OFE — OpenForum Europe
OpenForum Europe (OFE) is not-for-profit, independent of any organisation and
was launched in March 2002 to accelerate, broaden and strengthen the use of
OSS in business and government.
The Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) is a non-profit
organisation dedicated to establishing a free market in information
technology, by the removal of barriers to competition. The FFII was largely
responsible for the rejection of the EU software patent directive in July
2005, working closely with the European Parliament and many partners from
industry and civil society.
- UK Citrix User Group
The UK Citrix User Group is a forum for users of Citrix products which offers a
network through which to share your experiences of Citrix with your peers in
other organisations. The Group is also a formal channel for dialogue with
Citrix. As well as having access to the latest information on Citrix products,
our members have the opportunity to help guide the development of future Citrix
products and upgrades. Since 2003 the UKCUG has been a completely independent
organisation run by users, for users. Non-profit-making, it is funded through
sponsorship and subscriptions.
EFF is a nonprofit group of passionate people - lawyers, technologists,
volunteers, and visionaries - working to protect your digital rights.
The US based Advanced Computing Systems Association