Boston Linux Installfest XXVII

Boston Linux Installfest XXVIII
When: Saturday, March 1, 2008 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: MIT Building E-51, Room 061, 2 Amherst St, Cambridge

What you need to bring: Your computer, monitor, power strips and yourLinux distributions. We do have copies of some distributions. In general we have expertise with most distros, but if you need special expertise, please email the BLU discussion list in advance.

COST: It’s free! However, we DO have expenses, and contributions arewelcome. Please consider contributing $25 per machine.

Our volunteers will help you to install Linux on your own system. While Linux runs on most systems, some systems do have configurations and hardware that may not be supported. Please consult the following web pages for hardware compatibility.

Linux.ORG: http://www.linux.org/hardware/index.html
Hardware HOWTO: http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Hardware-HOWTO.html
Linux Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.linuxdoc.org/

Generally our volunteers have sets of the latest Fedora, SuSE and Ubuntu distributions:
* Fedora – http://fedora.redhat.com (Fedora 7)
* Open SuSE – http://opensuse.org (OpenSuSE 10.3)
* Ubuntu – http://www.ubuntu.com (Gutsy Gibbon 7.10)

Please refer to the BLU website (http://www.blu.org) for further information and directions. Parking is available in front of the building on Amherst St. Enter the building, and take the elevator to your left down 1 floor. Room 061 is opposite the elevator.

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