New York

Linux Around The World: USA – New York

Last Updated on July 28, 2023

New YorkPopulation: 19.8 million
Capital: Albany
Largest City: New York City
Major Industries: Financial services, healthcare, professional and business services, retail trade, manufacturing, and education

New York, officially known as the State of New York, is a state in the Northeastern United States. The state is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont to the east; it has a maritime border with Rhode Island, east of Long Island, as well as an international border with the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the north and Ontario to the northwest.

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
CamillusCNYTUG The Central NY Tech Users Group holds meetings are held at the Maxwell Memorial Library.
East GreenbushCDLUG: Capital District Linux Users Group started back in 2002 to create an environment for people to learn about Linux.
New YorkNYACC: New York Amateur Computer Club, Inc.
New YorkNYLUG: New York Linux Users Group supports all things Linux and Open Source in the greater New York area.
New YorkUnigroup of New York is the oldest and largest Unix User's Group (Unix/Linux/BSD) serving the Greater New York City Regional Area since the early 1980s.
New YorkNew York Red Hat User Group brings together the NYC Red Hat User Community for technical presentations, conversations and perhaps some food and drink.
PoughkeepsieHV Open started as the Mid Hudson Valley Linux Users Group (MHVLUG) in 2003.
RochesterLUGOR: Linux User Group of Rochester is a diverse group composed of people just exploring Linux to advanced hackers that are coding their own applications on Linux.
SyracuseSyrLUG is devoted to providing education, support, and opportunities to network (the human kind!) with like-minded Linux and computer users.

Did You Know? New York state was originally called New Amsterdam when it was discovered and settled by the Dutch. However, when led by the British its name was changed in honor of England’s Duke of York.

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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