Software Freedom Day Celebration
CSEA (a group of students, 'Computer Science & Engineering Department', NIT Sikkim) would be conducting a hands-on worksop on FOSS and GNU/LINUX on account of Software Freedom Day'13.
The workshop would be conducted in Computer Lab 1, Academic Building.
Time : 1130 Hrs
The Activities Planned for the day are :
- Introduction to Software Freedom Day
- Introduction to Free and Open Source Software
- Introduction to Linux/UNIX (Brief)
- Introduction to Ubuntu (Linux based)
- Installation of Ubuntu (Hands-on)
- Basic Shell Scripting (Hands-on)
- Some more information about different Linux based Operating System
- Distribution of goodies.
The session is introductory in nature. By the end of the session, you'll have a working knowledge of the GNU/Linux system. You'll learn to use a command line(terminal) effectively and write small programs to automate repetitive tasks. You'll be introduced to Free Software Philosophy and the use of Free Software in industry.
No prior knowledge/experience is required or is assumed in the session, but curiosity and a want to learn is always appreciated.