on 19.09.2009 , Software Freedom Day ’09 was celebrated very grandly in chennai.
from kanchi Lug , totally 18 members participated in SFD.
we went to Birla Planetarium around 9 am.
many students were presented and Mr.Raman guide us.
shortly, we all people arranged stalls by using tables . They provided power cable . All students ping together , and connected power supply to our laptops.
Around 9.30am , public were started to visit our sfd stalls.
Kanchi Lug Members : 18
Rajkumar, Dasthageer, Selvamani , Manikandan , Loganathan , Logesh , Athi, Ezhil , Jegan, Elango, Praveen , Yasar , Balakrishnan , Priya , Udhaya , Rajeshwari , Nandhakumar and myself (Arulalan).
All of us put stall in various topics of Linux.
Kanchi Lug Stalls
OpenOffice Writer :
Elango , Yasar
OpenOffice Calc :
Rajkumar , Bala krishnan
OpenOffice Impress :
Praveen , Priya , Udhaya
Dasthgeer , Arulalan
Glade with Ruby :
Glade with Python :
Nandhakumar , Loganathan
SFD T-Shirts Sale Incharge :
and i supported to all of us ( kanchilug) stalls as a backup .
College Of Engineering , Guindy Students
a) Equivalent software windows Vs Linux
b) 2Dto 3D modeling
Kongu Linux User Group Students
These Students came from Erode to participate in SFD…. ( Really Great )
a) Various Desktop Environments ( Gnome, Kde, Xfce , Lwde)
Dhana Lakshmi Engg College Students :
a) OpenCV ( Open Computer Vision ) projects
we really surprised by seeing OpenCV ….
They did, Face Detection Project Using OpenCv Library.
AVIT College Students :
a) LTSP ( Linux Terminal Server Project )
They make LTSP in Fedora11.
b) Virtual OS
c) Networking ( SAMBA , RSYNC )
MIT Students :
They explained about various audio and video players
Kamban Engg College , Thiruvannamalai Students :
These explained their projects used bt Arduino …
1. Automatic Door Lock & Unlock
2. Automatic Water Tank Control
The surprise thing is , Hod Of Kamban Colll , Mr. Jothy also attend SFD in Chennai with his Students… ( Superb HOD)
Jaya Foss Club Students :
From jaya Engg college , many students explained many things . . .
a) Educational Tools In Linux
They showed demo on Chemistry , Physics , Maths tools for 12 th standard syllabus .
b) CMS ( Content Management System )
Joomla , Drupal , WordPress
c) Scientific Python Tools
More than 52 students were participated in SFD as volunteer ( put stalls in sfd )
Many people were came to SFD festival .
Around 10.30 am , Mr. Ravi jaya gave a wonderful talk about FOSS to public in auditorium.
The interesting thing is , from Pallavan Engineering College ( Kanchipuram ) MCA students were visited SFD.
More than 75 students were came and visited all stalls …
Mr. Raman gave a wonderful speech about FOSS to Pallavan college Students…
Those students were realized about FOSS by his Speech.
After noon ilugc ( Indian Linux User Group Chennai ) Organizing group provided Lunch to all of us . ( Thanks to them )
After noon also more public visited stalls… At last all students were visited other students stalls .
Finally , evening 4.30 pm all stalls were closed …
Mr.Bharathi , Mr. Raman , Mr.Ravi jaya, Mr.Thiyagarajan , Mr. Asokan , Mr.Baskar, Mr.Thangamani , Mr.Saravanan, Mr.Thanigarajan , Mr.Shrinivasan ( ilugc members)
all these people were supported in many ways to make this Software Freedom Day as a wonderful day.
also we ( KanchiLug) thanks to Mr.Raman and Mr.Bharathi to gave the wonderful opportunity to take classes on SFD …
This is first time all kanchi Lug members took classes to public…
Thanks a lot to ilugc !
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To view SFD Aricle in Tamil , download it from here . . .