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.

Links to Other Linux Resources

New England User Groups

  1. BLU - Boston Linux & Unix User Group
  2. GNHLUG - Greater New Hampshire Linux Linux User Group
  3. WLUG - Worcester Linux Users' Group
  4. $GROUPNAME - New Jersey Unix Sysadmin User Group
  5. Unigroup - Greater New York City Unix User Group
  6. MELUG - MainE Linux Users' Group

Linux Organizations

  1. Linux Journal / Specialized Systems Consultants
  2. General starting point
  3. Another good starting point
  4. Linux International
  5. JustLinux - Help for New Linux Users

Linux Ports

  1. Ultra Linux: Linux for Sparc's
  2. MKLinux: For the power of (older) Mac's
  3. Yellow Dog Linux for PPC


  1. WINE: a Windows emulator
  2. SAMBA
  3. XMMS: MP3 Software for UNIX
  4. X-CD-Roast: CD-Writer Software for Linux
  5. Trelos - The maker of win4lin. A kernel modification allowing support of Windows Applications for Linux
  6. vmware
  7. The BLINUX Documentation and Development Project ... a source of software and documentation which will enable the blind user to run his or her own Linux workstation. 

X Windows

  1. X Consortium
  2. XFree86
  3. Xi Graphics: The Makers of Accelerated-X
  4. Metrolink


  1. Red Hat Software
  2. SuSE Linux
  3. Mandrake Linux
  4. Turbo Linux
  5. Debian GNU/Linux


  1. Linux Documentation Project
  2. An unofficial archive of GNU information.
  3. Lars Wirzenius's Linux Software Map
  4. INFORMIT: Books Online (Free)
  5. Linux Soup anyone?
  6. Oreilly publishing house
  7. The Linux ITtoolbox
  8. Several good papers on different things


  1. Linux Daily News
  2. Linux Today
  3. An OpenBSD News Sight

Security Related

  1. OpenSSH
  2. Commercial SSH
  3. NMAP A UNIX based host scanner
  4. Nessus another good security tool
  5. Ethereal us a UNIX Network Sniffer
  6. Security Watch
  7. Security Portal
  8. Security Focus
  9. Security Team
  10. Packet Storm

Web Server & Related

  1. Apache - your first stop for a web server
  2. ModSSL - A module for Apache
  3. OpenSSL - Libraries for ModSSL
  4. PHP - another cool module for Apache
  5. MySQL - A database that can be linked into Apache & PHP
  6. phpweblog - A slashdot like interface
  7. Chilisoft makes an Active Server Page solution for Apache


  1. Informit has many good books that are one revision back
  2. Another Reference sight for Professionals

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