Celebrating Software Freedom Day 2015

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual worldwide celebration of Free Software. SFD is a public education effort with the aim of increasing awareness of Free Software and its virtues, and encouraging its use. FSHMP (Free Software Hardware Movement, Puducherry) has been celebrating SFD for the past 4 years. As a continuum,  we are also celebrating SFD this year at “Venue to come here” on 20 SEPT 2015. The event will go on from 9 am to 5 pm throughout the day.

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Events Planned :
This year as a part of SFD, various stalls and talks have been planned. Most of the stalls will widely be taking about Various Free Software’s like LibreOffice, GIMP etc and Introducing the public about Free Software, Mass Surveillance  and Net Neutrality.
 
As a part of FSHMP activities, we have also experimented a bit on Mesh Networks (A better way of open internet). We have also planned to share our knowledge on the same. Apart from Mesh Network, we are also planning to share our knowledge and show a few other projects that we have been experimenting on.
Well too much technology and no fun is not good. So this year we also having a Gaming Contest to impress and show the amount of gaming that GNU/LINUX is having. Well what game? Well it’s “Open Arena”. Bring in your GNU/Linux powered laptops, and lets play. 
    
What more, that’s a lot. Apart from these told above, we will also be having various people from other Movement likes ours , FSFTN (Free Software Foundation, TamilNadu) etc, also sharing their knowledge.
Ok, this is all interesting, But I dont have an GNU/Linux powered laptop ? What to do? Bring your laptop, and we will help you unleash the beast.
Note : We are not a computer service center. We are set of students, professionals etc who are working our way to educate the common man about Free Software.
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Registrations Closed

Hey all,

We are back this year for Software Freedom day with two program as mentioned in our previous posts. The first program on August 25, 2013 is a series of Technical talks, which is what this registration is for.

Agenda

Registration Fee: Rs. 100 (for students) and Rs. 150 (for others).

Registration fee includes Lunch, Certificate and goodies. Bring your Pendrive and get GNU/Linux Operating system.

Click here to register. Your entry will be confirmed as soon as you pay the fee to one of the Student Representative for PuduvaiGLUG at your institution. You will receive a email of confirmation on successful payment which is the ticket to attend the event. Below is the list of Institutions and the name of Respective student reps.

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You can find our poster for the event attached below.

Note – The Venue has been updated. Details of New Venue can be found below

Bliss Inn, 30, Chinna Subburaya Pillai Street, Puducherry – 605001.

Open Street Map – http://osm.org/go/y4D1TrnMc–?m=

Contact details are mentioned in the above poster.

The Student Reps. Program

Today, we are announcing the new program exclusively for College students in and around Puducherry. The program will be called as ” The Student Reps. Program “, where Reps stands for Representatives.

What exactly is Student Reps. program of PuduvaiGLUG ?

Students from any College ( Engineering / Arts & Science / Medical / Polytechnic / ITI ) can join this program. Each college can have any number of student representatives registered with us.

The role of a typical Student representative of PuduvaiGLUG

  1. To learn and create awareness on Free Software & Gnu/Linux Operating Systems at Your College.
  2. Become a part of Organizing committee for PuduvaiGLUG.
  3. Connecting PuduvaiGLUG with Your friends at Your College / Institution.
  4. Organizing and conducting technical events in Your Institution with PuduvaiGLUG.

In short, You will represent PuduvaiGLUG at your College.

How do I Register?

You can register by visiting the following link and filling out the form.
http://goo.gl/cF7k9
There is no fee involved for registration. It’s free. Once registered, we will send an email to you for confirmation and other details within 2-3 days.