BU Linux is based on Fedora Core Linux, but specifically tailored for the BU environment.
Version: 4.6Linux is an increasingly popular open source Unix-like operating system. These pages aren't intended as a general guide (for that, check out our list of resources) but rather information specific to using Linux here at Boston University, and particularly to using our custom distribution, BU Linux.
Operating System: Linux
BU Linux is based on Fedora Core Linux, but specifically tailored for the BU environment. We've added security updates, made modifications to make software work better with the way things are set up here, and added some applications that we think you might like to have. For details, see the FAQ.