Donate to the Black Lab Linux Project

When you donate to the Black Lab Linux Project it helps us with many things:

Domain renewals
Aging equipment replacement

How much should you donate? Any amount you wish. No matter how large or small it goes to the project. We also take hardware donations as well. Contact for details. We thank you for your support.

Black Lab Enterprise Linux

Black Lab Enterprise Linux is a 64 bit Linux based OS, that is geared towards the business, education and government worker.  It has all the applications business users will need for work, research and deployment among very high end systems.  Desktops and Servers.  With this system you can host the entire line of legacy applications that may still be in use in your environment as well as facilities for deploying web apps.  Black Lab Enterprise Linux is certified in many states to run government intranet and web based applications.  Black Lab Enterprise Linux is the ONLY Debian and Ubuntu based system that is certified by Oracle and IBM to host and deploy their respective cloud technologies.  Black Lab Enterprise Linux is deployed by 4 out of 5 US military branches and is in use by the NOAA and the National Weather Service.  Black Lab Enterprise Linux is also used by many local law enforcement agencies as well as deployed by over 100 school systems in 50 states as well as 20 school systems on the African continent.

Black Lab Enterprise Linux is shipped either preinstalled on our systems for maximum performance and compatibility or users can purchase Black Lab Enterprise Linux for hardware that they wish to repurpose.  You can also download Black Lab Enterprise Linux free of charge  below


Free license - The free license, when you download Black Lab Enterprise from the website, provides full community, forum and social media support.

Support Subscription - For an annual fee the support subscription provides you with 12 months of phone and e-mail support from PC/OpenSystems LLC.  It also provides you with onsite service and support as well as auditing, training and a complete overview of your IT infrastructure.


What does this system include?  it contains the MATE desktop environment and is designed to work with conventional keyboard and mouse input, as well as make it as comfortable as possible for users with touch screen input.  It also includes a whole host of applications and features that are geared towards the business user.

Web Browser
e-mail client
Video Player
Font Manager
Integrated Virtual Machine software
.NET Core support
Microsoft SQL Server for Linux Support
Ice SSB web app creator
Full ZFS Filesystem support
Full XFS Filesystem support
Full UEFI and Secureboot support

Black Lab Enterprise Linux is compatible with all Ubuntu and Red Hat Enterprise Linux applications. Black Lab Enterprise Linux also presents the user with basic Unix application compatibility.

System Requirements

64 bit 1ghz or newer processor
2 gb of RAM
20 gb of hard drive space
VGA Graphics
Touch interface or keyboard and mouse interface.


Black Lab Enterprise Linux Editions

If you need a specialized release of Black Lab Enterprise Linux they can be downloaded from the following locations and you can also purchase support subscriptions for these releases as well

Black Lab Studio

Black Lab Enterprise Linux for Education
Black Lab Embedded Linux


You can purchase Black Lab Enterprise Linux on currently available systems provided by PC/OpenSystems LLC as well as our Webstore

Legal Notice

PC OpenSystems LLC offers indeminity for all customers and users of all versions of Black Lab Linux.  Customers and users are non-liable for any and ALL accusations of trademark or patent infringement.  Despite your license or subscription status.  PC OpenSystems LLC and Black Lab Linux are proud to be licensees of the OIN, Open Invention Network.