Chrome SIG

meets Thursday June 29th from 10 am – Noon. Hewie Popluck from the APCUG will be our guest speaker. The Chromebook is the ideal laptop for most of our members, but the Chrome scene is rapidly changing. As always. we’ll learn more about this and help each other, June Chrome Links

Join us for lunch between these two meetings.


This summer we’re watching interesting computer documentary movies. In June we’ll see Revolution OS, the behind-the-scenes story of Open Source movement and the Linux operating system. In July we’re watching Steve Jobs: His Story and in August Snowden 2016. See the June FOSS Links

NOTE: Above meetings will be in the comfortable Classroom.

This website now reports on activities of three Tampa Bay Computer Society Special Interest Groups. They are the FOSS or Open Source SIG, the Linux SIG and a new Chromebook SIG. Click the groups above to see schedules of past meetings and an agenda for next meetings. Email for additional information but know our meetings are open. We appreciate visitors at the TBCS clubhouse.

open-source-logo-x110The FOSS-SIG has met since 2008. It encourages the use of Free and Open Source Software in place of expensive closed-source operating systems and software. Gain freedom and save $ with open source software.

linuxLinux is a complete, attractive free open source operating system we recommend for home and small business desktops/ laptops. We’ve tried different Linux distros and feel comfortable helping people convert their outdated Windows systems to Linux for $0.00

chromeiconThe Chromebook SIG is new in 2016. We believe with a little knowledge the Chromebook can meet all our computer needs. Come and hear members proud of their Chromebook.

Use the search function on the menu bar to to find links and meeting content over four years. Please look around, email ideas and visit one of our SIG Meetings at the TBCS Media Center:

Linux-SIG meets the third Monday at 7:00 pm
Chromebook SIG meets the last Thursday at 10:00 am

FOSS-SIG meets the last Thursday at 1:00 pm

Join us at the TBCS clubhouse for all activities.