In the very first year of degree, students are made to work on linux environment. The lab is equipped with the latest high-end workstations (Linux OS). With systems with AMD Quad Core processors(HT), interconnected in a 100 Mbps network. Dedicated Internet connectivity is provided through National Knowledge Network(NKN). The lab is made inside a Bamboo Hut, dedicated specially to First Year Students of IIC. It is maintained by the students themselves and is interconnected to Communication\ Microprocessors Lab thus allowing easy access and perfect exchange of resources.