FOSS Bangladesh

We, various professionals had joined together and formed this organization to promote free softwares and spread out knowledges about software freedom in Bangladesh.

At present the Executive committee of FOSS Bangladesh are --

All the Executive members are serving this organization voluntary and managing the legal, communication and financial issues as per the country rules where it is registered as a non-profitable, voluntary organization.

Along with these Executive members we have a lot of volunteers with us and they are helping in organizing various programs. Each and everyone of these people are working totally voluntary and they are continuing this for their love, dedication and passion for an IT enabled, free, happy and prosperous Bangladesh.

FOSS Bangladesh area of Interest:

1. Community Building – Adoption

2. Universities – Syllabus, Curriculum, Motivation and Hands on Training

3. Government – Collaboration

4. Industry Development – Subject Matter Experts

5. Research and Development - Inventor and Business Developers

Celebration plan "Software Freedom Day - 2012"

FOSS Bangladesh will be celebrating the Software Freedom Day as the "সফটওয়্যার মুক্তি দিবস - ২০১২" with all the free software lovers in Bangladesh. In Dhaka (Capital of Bangladesh) we are organizing this event in two venue. Wanna join us??


Saturday, 15 September 2012

Venue & Timing

Presidency University, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1230.[From 10.00 to 18.30 hrs(local time, GMT+6:00)]


United International University, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205. [From 10.30 to 13.00 hrs(local time, GMT+6:00)]


GNU/Linux installation and support booth

All the participants may avail this service (registration required) for their laptop/desktop/netbook for free of cost by our volunteers.

We have bunch of DVDs for the participants with various GNU/Linux distros.

For more details please contact:

-- contact@fossbd.org
or please call:

-- Ring @ +8801671411437

Post Event updates

As scheduled the event started at 10:00 @ Presidency University and 10:30 @ United International University in the morning with the National Anthym of Bangladesh and the Free Software Song. After that the video speech by Richard Stallman for Software Freedom Day (dubbed into Bengali by FOSS Bangladesh) and Freedom Fry by Stephen Fry was played. After that the main show began. There was a whole day seminar, sessions and video shows for the participants on the event.

We have an arrangement for the participants as "Linux and FOSS installation and support booth" where the participants installed GNU/Linux based OS and Free Softwares to their laptop/netbook as their own choice by our volunteers. The event areas was covered under wireless (Wi-Fi) network. There was a CD/DVD/ISO distribution booth too. From where the participants had collected their choosen GNU/Linux distros.

To view some of the photos of this event: 1 2 3 4 5


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