Linux Around The World: Austria

AustriaOfficial Language: German
Population: 9 million
Capital: Vienna
Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)
Major Industries: Food and luxury commodities, mechanical engineering and steel construction, chemicals, and vehicle manufacturing

Austria is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It shares a border with the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west.


DornbirnLinuxDay is an event organized every Autumn by the Linux User Group Vorarlberg. About 20 different lectures on current projects are offered.Sept 24 2022
LizumerhuetteAlpine Linux Persistence and Storage Summit will discuss the hot topics in Linux storage and file systems, such as persistent memory, NVMe, zoned storage, and I/O scheduling in a cool and relaxed setting with spectacular views in the Austrian alps. Lizumerhuette is a Alpine Society lodge in a high alpine environment.Oct. 11-14 2022
GrazGrazer Linuxtage is an annual conference around open source software and hardware.
Apr 14-15 2023

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
SalzburgLUGA: Linux User Group Austria meet every few weeks usually on a Wednesday. Club evenings, workshops and other events are held.
St. PöltenLUGSP: Linux User Group St. Pölten offer specialist lectures.
TirolLUGT: Linux User Group Tirol
VoralpenVALUG: Voralpen Linux User Group is a meeting place for fans of free operating systems and free software.
VorarlbergLUGV: Linux User Group Vorarlberg is a community of people interested in Linux from Vorarlberg (Austria), Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.
WelsfhLUG is the Linux user group of the Hagenberg campus of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and offers students a platform for everything to do with Linux and free software.
OnlinePLUG: Peuerbacher Linux User Group offers assistance from its forum.

Did You Know?Austria is known for its mountain railways and trains such as the Giselabahn.

62% of Austria is covered by the Austrian Alps.

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