Few things that we did – Infographic timeline

PuduvaiLUG was founded in the year 2011. This Post is to show few Milestones we achieved along with few Activities that we have done

It is almost going to be 2 years since PuduvaiLUG was founded back in 2011 by Volunteered Youth’s of Pondicherry to spread the awareness on the usage of Gnu/Linux Operating Systems and to create an interest about Open Source development methodologies in students by explaining the concepts of Free Software, encouraging students to use, learn and contribute to Open Source projects.

List of Activities in the above Infographic Timeline

The above Info-graphic was designed using Inkscape & Pencil. Most of you might have already known about Inkscape tool, Pencil is an Open-Source, cross-platform, Mock-up tool built on top of Mozilla technologies.


VLC Media Player Crosses 1 Billion

VLC Media Player – A Free and Open Source Media player software has crossed 1 Billion downloads from their official server according to the statistics released by VideoLAN Organization. These statistics of number of downloads are based only on the downloads for Windows and Mac users and not including GNU/Linux download -> mentioned in their page.

Reason for Not including the count from GNU/Linux users:-

The reason for not including GNU/Linux download count is that every GNU/Linux Operating System uses the repository to distribute the Software for the users and due to which they are not able to keep track of the downloads made by GNU/Linux users. If included, it would have crossed more than that.

The Open Source software approach has proved the maturity once again. Go Open Source, Support Free Software, Eradicate Software Piracy, Don’t get Vendor Lock-in.