On behalf of ilugc and kanchilug, we people conducted One Day FOSS Workshop in SRM University, Poteri on 21.08.2010.
We people Rajkumar, Dhasthagheer, Sanmugam, Balakrishnan, LogeshPrabhu and Arulalan (myself) conducted this workshop for CSE Department.
Nearly 250 students participated. Students are first year and second year of CSE in that University.
The workshop started at 10.30 am.
First we introduced ourself and about kanchilug to all the students.
Logesh Prabhu started with “Why FOSS and Gnu/Linux ?” and explained detailed about FOSS with its History.
Then Dhasthagheer took “An Introduction to Php”.
After lunch, Rajkumar demonstrated the “Joomla” and explained the features of php in CMS.
Myself(Arulalan) took “An Introduction to Python”.
Students enjoyed with php and python, raised many questions in that.
BalaKrishnan explained the steps of Ubuntu installation as dual boot by live demo.
At last we were windup the workshop around 5 pm.
We explained everything in English only.
SRM Lug provided ubuntu 10.04 dvd to all the participations.
Finally we explained about Lugs, mailing list, forums and community supports. We invited all of them to SFD’10.
This is first time, kanchilug members have been conducting FOSS workshop in such a big University.
We thank Shiv Deepak (III yr CSE) for organized this FOSS workshop and invited us.
Also we thank the management of the SRM Univesity.