Why should I donate to Black Lab Linux? Black Lab Linux is provided free of charge to download and in order to keep it free of charge to download certain costs need to be covered.

Paying developers
Paying for web maintenance
replace aging equipment
Paying for mirrors and other bills

How much should you donate? Any amount is welcome.

Downloads and Documentation

Here we have all the download locations and documentation for Black Lab Linux.

Current Stable Release: 4.2
Current Developer Release: 5.0

You can download Black Lab Linux right now from the Black Lab Linux Download site.  Mirrors provided by Sourceforge (


Black Lab Documentation team

Team Lead: Rich Dennis

This page is for documentation of Black Lab Linux and Black Lab Enterprise Linux.  While the documentation is titled for OS/4, it is still 100% accurate and reliable for Black Lab Linux and Black Lab Enterprise Linux.

Installing OS4 OpenLinux

OS4 OpenLinux User Guide

Dual Monitor Support In OS4 

Using Wine with OS4 

Webmin User guide 

Install IBM Websphere Application Server 7 or 8 on OS4 Enterprise Linux

Install Oracle 11g on OS4 Enterprise Linux

Install JBoss Application Server 7.1.1 on OS4 Enterprise Linux 

Teach Yourself UNIX in 24 Hours - This ebook is published with permission from SAMS publishing

Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible, 2nd Edition

The Newbies Guide to Linux