A Big event is going to occur on February 6th (Monday) Organised by FSFTN mainly and we PuduvaiLUG and other LUGs like ILUG-C, KanchiLUG are joining them to make this Grand event a big successful.1. What’s SPECIAL about this event?
Richard Mathew Stallman shortly known as RMS ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman ), the founder of the GNU Project (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Project) ; the initiator of Free Software Movement (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_software_movement)and the founder of Free Software Foundation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Software_Foundation) will be the Hero of the Event on February 6th 2012.
2. Where is the event going to happen?
FSFTN has finalized the Venue.
Date: 06.2.2012 – Monday
Venue: Student Activity Center – IIT-MADRAS.
Official page will be up in few days.
3. Are you in plan of attending?
Make yourself free on February 6th, and confirm your presence to us within this week. Registration details below.
When there are good number of people from Puducherry, we can arrange a transport (either a mini van or sort of that kind) and let us reach that place instead of everyone struggling to reach the place. This is possible only if the attendees are contributing some amount of money (ranging from Rs. 60 to 100).
4. Are you a school or college student?
FSFTN and PuduvaiLUG will send a Poster or Pamphlet to your College regarding this via famous educationalists or Professors.
Tell your friends about how Free Softwares are playing a major role in Society and this event will take India forward to avoid Software Piracy and don’t forget to tell them about the 4 RULES of FSF (http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html) -> this link is very important to read.
We believe Students (Youths’) are the next big thing in our society to change our country which has got a brand “Corrupted“. Students are only capable of bringing a revolution in Education and society. If Students doesn’t care then it is sure that our next generation (our children) are the one who is going to suffer in our society.
Certificates will be provided for the Students who wish to get and have to pay Rs.20 for a certificate
5. How to Register?
Here is the official link for registration from FSFTN (http://fsftn.org/content/richard-stallmans-visit-chennai)
6. Official Links for the above organizations:
i. Free Software Foundataion - http://www.fsf.org/
ii. GNU Project - http://www.gnu.org/
iii. Free Software Foundation Tamil Nadu - http://fsftn.org/
iv. Puducherry Linux Users Group (PuduvaiLUG) - http://puduvailug.wordpress.com/
v. Indian Linux Users Group – Chennai (ILUGC) - http://www.ilugc.in/
vi. Kanchi Linux Users Group - http://kanchilug.wordpress.com/