7th Meet

The meet started at 2.40pm at Ocean Academy and ended at 5.30pm.

1. The meet started with the  Mozilla Projects Official video and then an audio clip about FOSS.

2. Mr.V. Arul Raj, took a big session of explaining the difference between Client Side and Server side and gave an intro to PHP.

3. Mr.Arul raj handed the diaz to me (S. Prasanna Venkadesh) and I spoke about Different Run Levels in a typical linux (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runlevel) and how to change the run levels from terminal.

4. We gave a live demo of installation of Linux Mint 11 (Ubuntu based) in one of our friend’s brand new laptop and explored few features of Mint.

Audio clip being played

Mr. Arul Raj's talk

Members attended the meet:
1. S. Prasanna Venkadesh
2. Swaminadane
3. Prasanna venkatesh
4. Arul Raj
5. Arun Prasath
6. Mohammad Thaafeek

Villupuram Linux Users Group, Inagurated!

Today (17/7/2011) few members from PuduvaiLUG went to attend the Opening and First Meeting of Villupuram Linux Users Group.
Mr. Praveen Singh (Co-ordinator) of Villupuram Linux Users group was busy in making arrangements for the meet to start.The meet started by distribution of Juice, and it was Praveen singh, who started his speech by explaining the need for a Linux User Group.
And then i took the chance to speak about the difference between the GPL of Open Source  and EULA of Proprietary Software’s.

Then explained the need for a change to Open source from Proprietary softwares, played an audio clip which Mr.Shrinivasan has shared me long back.
Then Praveen Singh displayed some videos showing graphical effects of Ubuntu Desktop, and played a game called OpenArena (http://www.openarena.ws/smfnews.phpContinue reading