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, December 16, 2015 at 06:30 pm
MIT Building E-51, Room 335

NOTE: The location has changed since last month!

Introduction to Ceph and Architectural Overview

Distributed object store and file system

Next InstallFest :: Linux InstallFest LVIII (Hands-On) :: Sat, Dec 5, 2015 at 09:00 am
MIT Building E-51, Room 061


A few photos from our 20th anniversary meeting

Documents and Links From Recent Meetings

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)

OpenCL: The open standard for parallel programming of heterogeneous systems
16 July 2014; Chris Allen
    Chris' slides (DRAFT - Jul 13) - (LibreOffice)

Getting Started with IPv6
16 April 2014; Walter Horowitz
    Walter's slides - (LibreOffice) - (PowerPoint) - (PDF)

Linux Soup XIV: CGroups and Linux Containers (LXC)
19 March 2014; Christoph Doerceck, Daniel J. Walsh
    Raw audio of meeting - (mp3) - (caf)

(Here's a complete list)

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

The next version of Ubuntu 
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For information on wearable computing, see R. Paul McCarty's Wearables Central site.

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