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 Installfest

Our next Installfext, Linux InstallFest LXV, is scheduled for Saturday, October 07, 2017 at MIT Building E-51, Room 061.


MIT Building E-51, Room 061, Cambridge, MA


Saturday, October 07, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

What you need to bring

Please bring a Linux distribution and your complete system including Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, power strips, power cords, etc. We'll help you load all needed software onto your system.
Linux distributions are available as free downloads from
If you do not bring a distribution, our volunteers will generally have some available.


It's free! However, we DO have expenses, and contributions are welcome. Please consider contributing $25 per machine.

Previous Installfests

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

Valid HTML 4.01! Valid CSS!

Boston Linux & Unix /