Our services are currently available in limited capacity. Donation and pickup are open at our Free Geek location Wed-Sat 11-1 & 3-5.


All classes at the Free Geek building have closed as of March 17th to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


Learn about technology and computers at Free Geek

Education that demystifies technology empowers our community. Join us for a wide variety of free classes and workshops on open source technology. All of our classes are open to the public. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.

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Important Reminders

  • Classes are open to anyone ages 7+.
  • Under 16? Please bring a responsible adult with you.
  • Please remember to wear closed-toe shoes when visiting Free Geek.

Group Education

Interested in bringing your community or school group to learn about technology at Free Geek? We offer regular tours and can accommodate a range of group sizes in our classes. Please submit an intake form to get started. 

Become an Instructor

Are you interested in teaching a class? Learn how to apply.

Portland Linux/Unix Group (PLUG)

Want more Linux? Check out the events offered by our friends at PLUG. The Portland Linux/Unix Group (PLUG) is a group of enthusiasts dedicated to teaching and learning about Linux, Unix and related projects. They offer regular meetings, advanced trainings, and more. PLUG volunteers hold a monthly clinic at Free Geek to help one and all with their Linux (and other *NIX) computer problems on the third Sunday of every month from 1PM to 5PM. Visit PLUG's website for details.