Warm greetings to the Free Software community, Indian Libre User Group, Cochin turned 13 years last month. As like last year there will be a one day special annual meeting on Sunday (26th September). The meeting will have discussions, technical presentations and talks to give awareness to people about free software. The following are the details of the meet: Date: Sunday, 26th September 2010. Time: 9 AM Venue: Adhyapaka Bhavan Kaarikkaamuri Road - Hide quoted text - Ernakulam Sessions: - Introduction to Free Software and related topics - Malayalam Computing in Free Software - Latex Typesetting tool - GNU/Linux Installation and configuration - Content Management Systems - GNU Khata Accounting Software - GNU GPL and the protection of Freedom - Contributing to Free Software community - How the Free Software community works - Finding help in the free software community. - Free Software compatible hardware - Koha Library management tool - Free Software Tools for professional graphic designing - Moodle course content creation tool Other planned activities : Quiz Competition GNU/Linux Installation and Troubleshooting Booth Free Software posters exhibition Distribution of distros Demo Machines for trying out free software applications Parallel discussions brainstorming sessions Kickoff of Malayalam localization initiatives As you all know unlike normal meetings, this is the first time in ILUG Cochin's history that the meeting is arranged outside the regular venue. The reason being that the group has grown over the years and we intend to accommodate more people and provide awareness to maximum people through this effort. Hence please take special consideration in attending the meeting, as well to spread the message in your colleges, organizations, companies, neighborhood etc. Contact: George - 9633684801 Sameer - 9995717112 Sreenadh - 9747173432 Harikrishnan - 9495927003 Sanalkumar - 9496449969 Jay Jacob - 9447111771 We look forward to your wholehearted participation for this annual meeting. Hope to meet you all on Sunday. About ILUG Cochin ==================== From August 1997 ILUG Cochin has been working for the cause of Freedom in the field of Software by promoting Free Software. Website: http://fsm2010.ilug-cochin.org Happy Hacking.