Linux Around The World: Norway

Last Updated on July 25, 2023

Map of Norway with flagOfficial Languages: Norwegian, Sámi
Population: 5.4 million
Capital: Oslo
Currency: Norwegian krone (NOK)
Major Industries: Oil and gas, Hydropower, Seafood, Shipping, Tourism

Norway is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Finland and Russia to the northeast and the Skagerrak strait to the south. On the other side of the country are Denmark and the United Kingdom.

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
BergenBergen Linux (and BSD) User Group is a user group for Linux, BSD and other free software.
OsloNorwegian Unix User Group is a non-commercial organization for businesses and individuals, working for the awareness and usage of UNIX-like systems, free software and open standards. is a group for those interested in the programming languages ​​Perl and Raku (Perl 6), CPAN and related technologies.
OsloBitraf is Norway's largest hackerspace and makerspace.
OsloHackeriet hacks playfully and spontaneously, sharing ideas, knowledge and tools.
OsloCloud Native and Kubernetes Oslo is the official Cloud Native Computing Foundation Meetup group about the technologies hosted under CNCF umbrella.

Did You Know? The Lærdal Tunnel is a 24.51-kilometre-long (15.23 miles) road tunnel connecting the municipalities of Lærdal and Aurland. It is the longest road tunnel in the world.

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