Discussed About PHP

November 21, 2011

Date : 20/11/11 Week : 109 People :  9

Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location :  Shri Narayana Guru School

Attendees : G. Manimaran, R. Manimaran, M. Saravanan, K. Saravanan, Balakrishnan,  Dhanalakshmi,  Selvamani and sanmugasundaram(Myself).

New Attendees : Venkata prasad.

He is doing first year computer science in University college of Engineering Kanchipuram.

Discussion :  PHP Intro & Linux intro to new guy

In this week we discussed about PHP. Mr.Selvamani gave the history of PHP. He briefly explained growth of PHP, increased version by version, How the developers supported to grew PHP, PHP Supported Database, etc., Finally we divided the Chapters in PHP, Every one took one chapter and share about next week.

sanmugasundaram(myself) gave the basic linux intro to the new guy Venkata prasad.

Growing FOSS

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Discussion about Gedit Plugins

November 13, 2011

Date : 13/11/11 Week : 108 People :  9

Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location :  Shri Narayana Guru School

Attendees : Praveenkumar, Manimaran, Saravanan, Shanmugasundaram, Pavithra, Vishwanathan, Rajkumar, Hariharan, and Selvamani (Myself).

Discussion :

First we started to talk about our KanchiLUG activities and its status right now. Same people are giving talk on every kanchilug meet, since all newcomers are learning linux applications from us. Now the new people got some experience using ubuntu in their home. Hence we asked them about their learning from Kanchilug and Linux. Each people shared their learnings and experience from KanchiLUG. Their experience was very nice to hear.

Then, Mr. Rajkumar discussed about the Gedit Text Editor and Its additional features.   He installed a package named gedit-plugins which gives some additional addons to Gedit. Then he showed the demo on gedit that how to use those plugins. First Mr. Rajkumar enabled those additional plugins such as Bookmarks, Bracket Completion, Code Comment, External Tools, Python Console, Embedded Terminal and so on. He explained and showed demo on each use of each plugins.

Booming GNU/Linux,

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Druapl Installation Demo

November 6, 2011

Date : 6/11/11 Week : 107 People :  10

Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location :  Shri Narayana Guru School

Attendees : Arulalan T, Praveen, R.Manimaran, Saravanan, Kavitha, Ramya, Dhanalakshmi, Udhayakumar, Rajkumar, Shanmuga sundaram (Myself).

Discussion :

Today we discussed about Drupal. Drupal is one of the CMS built in php. First i explained the steps to run Hello world program in php. Then gave the step by step live drupal installation demo. I explained the overall functionality in drupal. End of session discussed some idea about the final year project.

Growing FOSS

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Discussion about github and ssh

October 18, 2011

Date : 16/10/11 Week : 106 People :  18

Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location :  Shri Narayana Guru School

Attendees : Praveen, G. Manimaran, R. Manimaran, M. Saravanan, K. Saravanan, Balakrishnan, Kavitha, Ramya, Dhanalakshmi, Logeshwari, Udhayakumar, Shanmuga sundaram, Vishwanathan, Rajkumar and Selvamani (Myself).

New Attendees : Hariharan, Jayaprakash, and Parthiban.

Discussion :

We had overall talk over the Tamizha project and its event which was happened last week at Chennai. Yeah, few of our kanchilug guys attended Thamizha hackathon event to develop a open source software based on tamil language.

Our people  Mr. Rajkumar, Mr. Shanmugasundaram, Mr. Praveen, Miss. Dhanalakshmi, Miss. Ramya, Miss. Logeshwari attended this oneday event and they shared and communicated those information to all of us.

To build tamil based open source project, they are maintaining the project in github. They explained about Git revision control systems and how to handle the project on github.com. For that, they created the github account for all the participants and divided the people into teams. Each team has been assigned to a project to continue their developments on it.

In our Kanchilug meet, some new people dont understand the git. Hence, we explained the revision control systems and gave the live demo on git and we had a datacard to explain the github to maintain our project online. Mr. Shanmugasundaram explained it online and he also explained about the ssh key for authentication for the project on github like how to create a ssh key(public and private key). His explanation was very informative for all of us.

Booming GNU/Linux,

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Linux installation & PyGTK

October 9, 2011

Date : 09/10/11 Week : 105 People :  12

Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location :  Shri Narayana Guru School

Attendees :  M. Saravanan, K. Saravanan, Balakrishnan, Kavitha,Pavithra,Pavithraa, Manju, Udhayakumar,Balaji,Vishwanathan,Selvamani, Nagarajan(Myself)

Discussion:

Session 1 : Linux Installation

First,  I (Nagarajan) gave the presentation on Linux installation to beginners. Before I started the topic, I explained that how to change BIOS settings to boot live cd and dual boot options. Then I started to explain step by step installation process.

Session 2 : PyGTK with Glade

Mr.Selvamani gave the introduction to Glade with PyGTK , how to create GUI applications using Widgets like Buttons, Lables, Window, Menubar, Toolbar etc., and how to connect Glade file with PyGTK. Finally ,he listed out the different languages that user can use as backend supported by Glade such as C, C++, Python, Perl, Ruby etc., and How to do a project using Glade.


Linux Intro

October 5, 2011

Date : 02/10/11 Week : 104 People :  15

Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location :  Shri Narayana Guru School

Attendees : Praveen, G. Manimaran, M. Saravanan, K. Saravanan, Balakrishnan, Nagaraj, Kavitha, Ramya, Rajkumar and Selvamani (Myself).

New Attendees : Harikrishnan, Pavithra, Manju, Udhayakumar, Vishwanathan.

Discussion:

We could see lot of newfaces in this meet. As usual, To give them a welcome to foss world, we once again started to talk about the foss history, why linux, Linux features and advantages. Mr. Balakrishnan took the overall session to the new comers.

In the recent days, we are seeing lot of newcomers interested to know and learn Open Source Softwares. We often give the same talk in these times. Hence, we have planned to have two different session like linux basics for newcomers and a technical talk for all.

And LDD discussed last week will happen as soon as we got the place for it.

Booming GNU/Linux,

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Discussion to conduct LDD in Kanchipuram

September 28, 2011

Date : 25/09/11 Week : 104 People :  23

Time : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location :  Shri Narayana Guru School

Attendees : Saravanan. M, Manimaran. G, Venkatesh, Saravanan. K, Devakarthick, Logeshwari, Kavitha, Ramya, Pavithra, Dhanalakshmi, Praveen, Nagarajan, Yassir, Balakrishnan, Manimaran, Vishnu, Shanmugam, Rajkumar, and Selvamani (Myself).

New Attendees : Vasanthraja, Manivannan – Doing final year CSE in P.T Lee CNCET, Oovery, Kanchipuram.

Satheeshkumar – doing final year CSE in Pallavan College of Engineering, Kanchipuram

Discussion:

Followed by the Software Freedom Day 2011, we are decided to conduct the LDD(Linux Demo Day) Program at Kanchipuram. The discussion was all about this program in this week. As we prepared for SFD, we people decided that this event should be covered the overall FOSS awareness and public should know from the linux basics level to advanced level applications. Then we had a long list of applications from eachone to exihibit in the demo stalls.

FOSS History
Installation
Equivalent Softwares – Overview,  User managements and roles
Compiz Config Settings
Libre Office -3 in 1
Gimp
Audacity, Ptivi, Vlc
Games
build essioncial g++,gcc
python
help and supporting from mailing list/irc channel/forum
php & mysql
clustering
distribution
education tools
stellerium
umberllo
drupal
cloud computing – open-stack, eucaliptus
java development – ecllipse, netbeans
scilab
Android- sdk
openerp
git

Now we are looking for laptops/PC and Place for this event. Once the place is confirmed, we will decide and confirm the event date and stalls list here.

And Shanmugam gave the overall introduction about foss and kanchilug to newcomers.

Booming GNU/Linux,

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