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, May 16, 2018 at 06:30 pm
MIT Building E-51, Room 145

**UNCONFIRMED** Topic to be determined

Monthly BLU meeting

Live Stream of tonight's meeting is at


A few photos from our 20th anniversary meeting

Documents and Links From Recent Meetings

Algot Runeman on 3D Printing
15 November 2017; Algot Runeman
    Algot's Overview - (html)
    Algot's slides - (zip) - (html)

IoT Security, Digital Data Privacy, the Linux Dirty COW and related matters
19 April 2017; Brian DeLacey
    Brian's slides - (pdf)

Red Hat OCID and Container Security
18 January 2017; Daniel J. Walsh
    Dan's slides - (html) - (tarball) - (text)

Reproducible Builds
16 November 2016; Valerie Young
    Blog post - (txt)
    Valerie's slides - (pdf)

Transposition Cyphers in Historic Context
21 September 2016; Bill Ricker
    Bill's Slides - (odp) - (pdf) - (ppt) - (pptx)
    Bill's Notes - (txt)
    PGP primer in emoji - (png)
    Anatomy of a Cipher - (pdf)
    Gray Fox ACW Intercepts Plants - (pdf)

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)

(Here's a complete list)

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

Fedora 28 Final Release (GA) (Preferred Target) is scheduled for release on 2018-05-01 (in 9 days)

The next version of Ubuntu 
   is coming soon

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

BLU is a member of BostonUserGroups
BLU is a member of BostonUserGroups
We also thank MIT for the use of their facilities.

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