Written by Hong Kong Linux User Group on 2012-07-17.
What is HKLUG
Hong Kong Linux User Group (HKLUG) is a non-profit organization by Hong Kong GNU/Linux lovers. It is aimed to gather GNU/Linux and Free/Opensource software(F/OSS) users or developers in Hong Kong, providing chances for them to exchange experience on GNU/Linux and F/OSS, helping new users, promoting F/OSS in Hong Kong and acting as a connection point of all the F/OSS users, developers and organization or community from overseas; in order to help the GNU/Linux and F/OSS Community. HKLUG is Hong Kong Registered Society No. 21299 under Societies Ordinance.
香港Linux用家協會(Hong Kong Linux User Group, HKLUG)是一個由香港 GNU/Linux 及自由或開源軟體(F/OSS)愛好者組成的非牟利組織，旨在聚集香港各GNU/Linux及F/OSS用家及開發者，提供機會互相交流 GNU/Linux及F/OSS 上的經驗，協助各新手，推廣GNU/Linux及F/OSS在香港的應用，以及充當香港F/OSS用戶和開發者，與世界各地F/OSS用家、開發者及組織的溝通橋樑, 以助整個
In 1990s, several HKLUG or similar organizations have been established by different groups of people. However, most are stopped due to some problem. In October 1997, some Hong Kong GNU/Linux users discussed in StarZine starforum.comp.unix that they want to have a local LUG in Hong Kong. They met on IRC and vote for the EXCO team re-establishing the HKLUG.