Linux Around The World: USA – Illinois

Last Updated on July 25, 2023

IllinoisPopulation: 12.7 million
Capital: Springfield
Largest City: Chicago
Major Industries: Machinery, food processing, electrical equipment, chemical products, publishing, fabricated metal products and transportation equipment

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern United States which borders Indiana and the Mississippi River.

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
BellevilleSILUG: Southern Illinois Linux Users Group serves all of Southern Illinois.
BloomingtonUHACC: Unix Hobbyists', Administrators', and Coders' Club is tailored to those who are interested in Unix, Linux, and other Unix-like and open systems.
ChicagoUFO: Users of Free Operating systems gets together twice monthly for lively discussion and good food.
PalatineNWCLUG: NorthWest Chicagoland Linux User Group meets the first Tuesday of every month at Harper College in Palatine
RockfordRRLUG: Rock River Linux Users Group meets the second Thursday of each month through Jitsi Meet and the meetings last from 6 PM to 10 PM.
SpringfieldLUCI: Meetings of the Linux Users of Central Illinois are the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7 PM to 9 PM at the Springfield MakerSpace in Springfield.

Did You Know? Almost 80% of Illinois is farmland.

Nicknames for Illinois include the Prairie State, Land of Lincoln, and The Inland Empire State.

Linux Around The World This article is part of our Linux Around The World series showcasing usergroups that are relevant to Linux enthusiasts. Great ways to meet up with fellow enthusiasts.

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