[fedora-india] Event Report

Navneet Singh navneetsingh0693 at gmail.com
Thu May 2 11:05:18 UTC 2013


An event was organized at Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2 AFS[1], Jodhpur,
Rajasthan on Tuesday, 30 April, 2013.
The day started with the discussion about why software piracy is done
specially of operating system, why we are unable to learn the software we
use or modify it, which was followed by “Introduction to Open Source”. I
discussed about advantages of open source and explained the concept of
“Free Software” to them which was followed by “Why to use Free Software”. I
told them about about various free software which can used in by them like
Libre office, GIMP, gedit. I also discussed advantages of FOSS in a
student's learning.
 After a few minutes break, I continued with “Introduction to Fedora” to
them and advantages of Fedora was discussed with them. I introduced the
audience with Fedora's website and also I gave demo of Fedora 17 and Fedora
18 to them. It was followed with a hand-on lab session which included “How
to install Fedora” and then students were left to experience Fedora for few
minutes. After that a Q/A session was there in which various queries of the
students were answered. I also distributed Fedora 17 and Fedora 18 iso

I would sincerely like to thank Mr. Rohit Gupta who helped me through out
the session.

The photos taken during the event are available on my blog[2].
Navneet Singh

[1] Kendriya Vidyalya No. 2 AFS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

[2] Photos. http://navneetsingh06.blogspot.in<http://navneetsingh06.blogspot.in/2013/04/introduction-to-freeopen-source.html>
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