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 19, 2018 at 06:30 pm
MIT Building E-51, Room 315

Security: Rogue Device Attacks

A live demonstration of hacking with keystroke injection attacks


A few photos from our 20th anniversary meeting

Documents and Links From Recent Meetings

Short Takes: Fotoxx 2018 Update; Application Containers
18 July 2018; Jerry Feldman; Dick Miller
    Jerry's slides on Wayland vs X11 - (containers) - (wayland)

Blockchain, and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
16 May 2018; Bill Ricker and Jerry Feldman
    Bill's BitCoin Rant - (odp) - (pdf)

Lightning Talks 2018
18 April 2018; Brian DeLacey, Kurt Keville, Alexei Miagkov, others
    Brian's photos - (zip) - (html)
    Alexei's slides - (zip) - (html)

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)

Linux Encrypted Backups
15 February 2017; Brian DeLace, Jerry Feldman
    Restic slides (pptx) - (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)

(Here's a complete list)

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

Fedora 30 Final Release (GA) (Target #1) is scheduled for release on 2019-05-07 (in 142 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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We also thank MIT for the use of their facilities.

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