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

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.

Hardware Requirements

Black Lab Enterprise Linux runs on the following minimum hardware:

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

As long as these requirements are met this system will run on any hardware produced by Sony, Dell, HP, Gateway, ACER, eMachine, Microsoft Surface Pro and all other commodity x64 systems


What does this system include?  It has the brand new KDE Plasma 5 desktop.  Black Lab Enterprise Linux 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.

Chrome Web Browser
Thunderbird E-Mail Suite
Korganizer and Addressbook
Video Player
Font Manager
Ice SSB web app creator
Kexi database creator
Full ZFS Filesystem support
Full XFS Filesystem support
Full UEFI and Secureboot support

And many more that can be downloaded from the Black Lab Linux Software Center.

Education support

Black Lab Enterprise Linux when ordered by educational institutions also includes many of the Edubuntu and DebianEDU utilities and tools.  Users also have a choice between KDE Plasma 5 and GNOME3 It is also fully supported by Google Classroom


You can buy Black Lab Enterprise Linux from here and you can purchase Black Lab Enterprise Linux on hardware from PC/OpenSystems.

Black Lab Enterprise Linux
Order Notes:

Educational Pricing

Black Lab Enterprise Linux for Education
Install Media
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Hardware Systems

You can purchase a whole line of business, education Pro systems and servers from PC/OpenSystems LLC

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.