Celebration plan "Software Freedom Day - 2012" at Rajshahi
For the first time such an event is going to celebrated here in Rajshahi and FOSS Bangladesh is going to celebrate the Software Freedom Day as the "সফটওয়্যার মুক্তি দিবস - ২০১২" with all the free software lovers in Rajshahi division of Bangladesh. Wanna join us??
Saturday, 15 September 2012
Venue & Timing
Rabindra Bhaban, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi. [From 16.00 to 18.30 hrs (local time, GMT+6:00) (2 hour 30 minute long event and will be Open for all)]. !!! Find out the venue in wikimapia!!!
- 16:00 - 16:30 -- Welcome + Opening Speeches
- 16.30 - to till end there will be banners and festoons showing the history and moments, developments information etc. of various Free Softwares and GNU/Linux.
- Along with this there will be localized video shows representing Software Freedom and the FSF movements and many more.
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.
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Post Event updates of Celebrating "Software Freedom Day - 2012 @ Mass Communication and Journalism Department, Rabidra Bhaban, Rajshahi University"
Due to bad weather we had rescheduled the event to 16 Sept 2012 @ 11:00 and as scheduled the event started at 11:00 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 and sessions 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. 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, 6, 7, 8.