Linux Around The World: USA – Virginia

Last Updated on February 20, 2023

VirginiaPopulation: 8.6 million
Capital: Richmond
Largest City: Virginia Beach
Major Industries: Service sector, technology, agriculture

Virginia is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United States. Virginia is bordered by Maryland to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, North Carolina and Tennessee to the south, Kentucky to the west, and West Virginia to the northwest.

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
BlacksburgVTLUUG: The Linux and Unix Users Group at Virginia Tech is dedicated to improving the computing skills of its members, supporting Linux and Unix use on campus, and serving the community through Free Software and open data.
CharlottesvilleCHUUG: Charlottesville Unix Users Group is a group users (ranging from hobbyist to professional) of Unix and Unix-like systems, with specific interests in astronomy and the moon, FreeBSD, and other free (i.e., open-source) systems (NetBSD, OpenBSD, etc.).
Hampton RoadTWUUG: TideWater Unix User's Group supports the local community's Unix, Linux, BSD, and Free Open Source Software needs since 1989.
McLeanNovaLUG: Established 1993, Northern Virginia Linux Users Group is still going strong talking about Linux and anything Open Source.

Did You Know? Virginia was named after Queen Elizabeth I, who was called the Virgin Queen.

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