Linux Around The World: USA – Ohio

OhioPopulation: 11.8 million
Capital: Columbus
Largest City: Columbus
Major Industries: Manufacturing, financial activities

Ohio is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is bordered by Lake Erie to the north, Pennsylvania to the east, West Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Indiana to the west, and Michigan to the northwest.


Hilton Columbus Downtown Hotel, ColumbusOLF Conference is a grassroots conference for the GNU/Linux/Open Source Software/Free Software community that started in 2003 as a large inter-LUG (Linux User Group) meeting and has grown steadily. Dec 2-3 2022

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
AkronALUG: Akron Linux Users Group is a group for anyone interested in Linux and Open Source Software.
CantonCanton GNU/Linux Enthusiasts is an informally-organized group.
CincinnatiCLUG: Cincinnati Linux User Group.
DaytonDLUG: Dayton Linux Users Group is Dayton’s oldest user group promoting and supporting Linux and other Free Software.

Did You Know? Ohio is known as the Buckeye State because of the buckeye trees commonly found throughout the Ohio River Valley.

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