Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Our Next Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 06:30 pm
MIT Building E-51, Room 315

(We hold a Q&A session from 6:30-7:00; the main meeting begins at 7:00)

Project Atomic

A Docker-based project for creating and running applications in Linux containers

Next InstallFest :: Linux InstallFest LX (Hands-On) :: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 09:00 am
MIT Building E-51, Room 061


A few photos from our 20th anniversary meeting

Documents and Links From Recent Meetings

Rooftop WLAN, IoT, and the Doobie Brothers
18 May 2016; Kurt Keville
    Derek's slides - (pdf)

Linux Soup XVI: SystemD overview
16 March 2016; Christoph Doerbeck
    Christoph's slides - (pdf)
    Getting to Know Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 - (pdf)

Functional Package Management and GNU Guix
20 January 2016; David Thompson
    David's slides - (pdf)

OSS Digital Photography Workflow
18 Novenber 2015; Christoph Doerbeck
    Christoph's slides - (pdf)

Energia MT: Efficiently Sensing the World Around You
20 May 2015; Brian DeLacey, Zigurd Mednieks, Arun Thomas
    Brian's slides - (pdf)
    Zigurd's slides - (pdf) - (pptx)

SoC Update : How embedded Linux is changing the PC ecosystem
15 April 2015; Brian DeLacey, Kurt Keville, Aaron
    TI-RTOS working on the CC3200 - (mp4)
    Brian's slides - (pdf)

Linux Filesystem Comparisons
17 December 2014; Jerry Feldman
    Jerry's slides - (pdf) - (PDF/A) - (LibreOffice)

Crypto News, Tor, and our annual PGP/GnuPG Keysigning Party (XIV)
17 September 2014; Bill Ricker, Shava Nerad
    Bill's notes on Crypto News - (LibreOffice) - (PDF)

(Here's a complete list)

Many of our meetings are held at M.I.T.

Fedora 24 Final Release (GA) is scheduled for release on 2016-06-14 (in 19 days)

The next version of Ubuntu 
   is coming soon

For information on wearable computing, see R. Paul McCarty's Wearables Central site.

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