From Luleå Academic Computer Society
What is Ludd?
Ludd is the computer society at Luleå University of Technology in the north of Sweden. The formal name in swedish is Luleå Universitets datorförening. The members are all students or employees of the university. It is an organisation with a board and a group of system administrators. You can find our byelaw here.
In the past we have also had an electronic newspaper, the Garbage Collect, but it is currently not in active duty.
Luleå Högskolas datorförening "LUDD"
C/O Luleå Tekniska Universitet
Building A, room A1401
Luleå University of Technology
Or, in swedish:
Luleå Tekniska Universitet
We do not have a phone.
148-8022 (OBS, New number)
- For e-mails concerning the society. Please mail our board at this address.
- For e-mails concerning technical issues. Please mail our administrators at this address.
In our domain, we have a number of workstations (most of which are SUN machines of different kinds) in a terminal room, connected to a mix of SUN and PC servers in out server hall. Most machines run flavours of UNIX, most notably Debian, Solaris and FreeBSD.
The network at Ludd is independant, meaning it is a purely student administrated network, independent of all institutions, although we do cooperate with CSEE in some regards, as well as IT service.
On our machines, we run a number of services:
- For our members
- Free, unlimited time access to internet, email, and our machines
- Free web space
- A public ftp server as ftp.ludd.ltu.se. At this ftp site, we have some of the top file areas for Linux and AmiNET. We also mirror NetBSD and FreeBSD archives.
- An electronic conference server - LuddKOM (swedish).
- A www-server at http://www.ludd.ltu.se
Aside from this, Ludd has also been responsible for installation and help to people that want to connect to the campus network, LCNet, and often acts as a helping hand with other computer related activities at the university.
BOSCH is the official refreshment server of Ludd. It holds an unknown number of soft drink cans.