Software freedom day at khammam
We organised software freedom day at Khammam on 17th september 2006.
Its location is at Jammi Banda Near ZP Centre,
The event will have people from these colleges (check each link for more details)
- VSCE - vazir sultan College of Engineering -- katta vijay,waseem
- Sree Kavitha Engineering College -- pavithran ,sandeep,raj
1. Pavithran Shakamuri Email: pavithran --dot-- s --at-- gmail --dot-- com Mobile:9885272195 2. Katta Vijay: katta -- dot-- vijayk--at--gmail -- dot -- com Mobile:9346462165== Event ==
We had balloons and a nice banner! ( check pics ) afterwards...we waited for chief guest madame bhavani who had been using Comps for more than 18 Years while GNU/Linux is only 15 years! I discussed the disadvantages of using propreitary softwares! explained what free means? and all other stuff like GNU linux,Histoy,sco batle,DRM,GPL,various distros..in linux.. The n after Five star chocolate and Ubuntu cds to everyone we had a practicl session where I showed them various alternate softwares ... Stated with eclipse ...gone until ppl are bored showed some games,played mp3,divx in mplayer . Then after some office ubuntu presentations.. I closed ubuntu. Then after some sweets and snacks and cool drinks. We started fedora ...and showed gnome ,kde merits and demerits. showed yum and showed how command line of yum is better than synaptic of ubuntu. well google ppl will like how we ended. We showed the pics of the day in PICASA. Then we showed the place where we are standing by google earth but they are dissapointed in seein the low clarity of khammam a district head quarter...while they liked hyderrabad ...they are angry that badhrachalam a small own in khammam district has more zoom level..had to cool them a bit by saying that 6 months before nothin was available...we must be happy Finally said adios to ppl and started uploading pics and writin blogs! Pavithran's blog http://look-pavi.blogspot.com/2006_09_01_archive.html