Interesting news, projects, events on GNU/Linux and Open Source / Free Software all together.
1. Two Day Workshop on Free Open Source Software (MIT, Anna University, Chennai)
2 day FOSS Workshop is to be conducted at Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University Campus, Chennai on August 24 & 25th. To know more details about the event and to download Registration form click here.
2. Software Freedom Day at Puducherry
” If you have a Cup of tea and you share it with your friend it becomes half cup of tea, But if you have knowledge and share it with others it doubles and grows exponentially “.
Do you use VLC Media Player, Mozilla Firefox, GIMP, Audacity, Chromium or any other Free Software, ? Then why don’t you take a day to thank the community that develops these Software and letting anyone (even you) to see the code of the software, allows you to modify the code of the software, distribute to anyone. The Day is near-by. Yes, Every year on the Month of September 3rd Saturday falls the Software Freedom Day. This year it is on September 15, 2012. Last year we celebrated the day at MIT, Anna University Campus, Chennai with Indian Linux Users Group Chennai along with other Volunteers, Students, and corporate. This year we are planning to Organize here at Puducherry and open for Public. If you are a School or College Student / Working professional / An Entrepreneur / Wikipedia Contributor / Open Source Enthusiast / GNU/Linux user / Programmers then you are most welcome to put your stalls and show case the Open source / Free software tools that you use or love the most.
Note:- If you are interested to put a Demo stall, kindly email at ” prasmailme @ gmail . com ” with the subject ” SFD 2012 “. More details like Venue, Time, Resources will be updated soon.
3. The Power of GIMP [Video – 1 minute]
A Time-lapse video showcasing the latest version of GIMP
4. For Web Developers
Demo here:– http://graphjs.com/
5. Python Programming – Send SMS from Python
Do you want to Send SMS to any mobiles in India using your Way2SMS.com account without going to the site? And that too from your GNU/Linux Operating system using Python? Or Are you looking for a code that sends SMS using Way2SMS.com to use in your project? Take a look at this Page
To See and download the code click on “View Project on Github ” at the right top of the page.
Thank you for spending your time here. Expecting Volunteers for Software Freedom Day. Don’t forget to Email at ” Prasmailme @ gmail . com “.