Date : 26/ 06/ 11 Week : 94 People : 32
Time : 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Location : Shri Narayana Guru Matriculation School
Attendees : Praveen, Balaji, Nagarajan, Rajkumar, Priya, and Selvamani (Myself).
New Attendees : From Madras University, Chennai – Ilayaraja. V, SugaPriyan. G.
M.Sc.(CST), Pachayappas College for Men, Kanchipuram – Deepak. M, SenthilKumar. V, Ravichandran, Yuvarani. L, Aruna. D, Kanchana. E, Devi. P, Monisha. M, Srideve. G, SheelaRam. R, Mageshwari. K, Yasodha. R, Bharkavi. J, Shanbagavalli. P, Saranya. S, Pavithra. M, Pavithra. B
MCA Students, Pallavan College of Engineering, Kanchipuram – Sowmiya. P, Gajapriya. K, Ramya. S, Kavitha. P, Kalaiselvi. M, Dhanalakshmi. K, Poongodi. S.
Discussion: FOSS History, Open-Source Intro and Installation
We had a great surprise. Yes, we could see lot of newcomers for this meeting. Therefore, we decided to give the intro talk about linux to them. First, everyone introduced one by one. Then, Mr. Rajkumar started to give the talk over FOSS History. He started with the Richard M. Stallman story followed by Linux Revolution, about Linus Torvalds, about GPL License. The presentation is published here
And, He explained about Open Source and Its advantages like Security, Virus-free, Quick Technology Development. The presentation about Open Source is shared here.
Meanwhile, Mr. Rajkumar explained and clarified their question and doubts in detail. Moreover, He shared them the Linux based distribution such as Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, RedHat etc.,
Finally, He showed the installation steps of Ubuntu.