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February 12 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

📍Hackforge HQ, (300 Ouellette Ave, Unit 210)
👥In-person Only

Welcome to the First Meetup of the Year: Linux Systemd & Podman Quadlet Workshop!

We’re thrilled to kick off the new year with the inaugural meetup of the Hackforge Linux User Group! Join us as we embark on an enlightening journey into the basics of systemd and the exciting world of Podman Quadlet, all through engaging hands-on activities.

Event Details:

  • Date: Monday February 12th, 2024
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: 300 Ouellette Ave, Unity 210 Windsor, Ontario N9A 7B4


  1. Understanding systemd Basics: Delve into the basics of systemd services, the cornerstone of modern Linux init systems.
  2. Introduction to Podman Quadlet: Explore the innovative features of Podman Quadlet, a versatile tool for managing containers as systemd services.

Follow Along with openSUSE Tumbleweed or Compatible Distros:

For those eager to participate hands-on, we recommend configuring a virtual machine (VM) using openSUSE Tumbleweed. Equipped with the latest version of Podman, this setup ensures seamless synchronization with our workshop content. Alternatively, any distribution featuring Podman version `4.8.3` or higher will also be compatible for following along.


Don’t hesitate to contact Randy via the Hackforge Discord if you need any help setting up your VM. He’s here to assist you every step of the way and ensure you’re fully prepared for the workshop ahead.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of our inaugural meetup of the year and connect with fellow Linux enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your Linux journey, there’s something for everyone at our workshop.


Hackforge HQ

300 Ouellette Ave, Unity 210
Windsor, Ontario N9A 7B4
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