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It was the first grand session up for the registered GLUG members. With a huge response of about 143 members ready to participate in the “GNU/Linux Install Fest – Boot Camp”, it was decided to divide them into three groups. The first consisting of 54 members from the batch 2013-2017 had their session on 21st of September. The session was handled by Mr. Srikkanth J, Associate Professor, Jeppiaar Institute of Technology. It begin with how to single boot the system followed by the options of how to dual boot and live boot. Finally after the installation phase was over students were handed a pendrive each and were asked the live boot the system. Following which session on “Basic Shell Scripting” was handled by Mr. Vishal J, Secretary, GNU/Linux Users Group, Jeppiaar Institute of Technology. At the end of the session students were able to install the GNU/Linux Operating System of any variant on any system of any required type. The same agenda was followed on 22nd September and 23rd September for the batches 2012 – 2016 from the department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering on 22nd September and from the department of Information Technology and Computer Science & Engineering on 23rd September
It’s time to move on the world of GNU/Linux as every Free Software requires a Free Operating System to run.As an initiative we have our “Install Fest – Boot Camp & Shell Scripting” on 21.09.2015(Monday) for all 3rd Year JIT-GLUG Members and on 22.09.2015(Tuesday) for all 4th year JIT-GLUG Members from 12.45PM till 02.45PM at Jeppiaar Institute of Technology. Members are kindly requested to bring their laptops fully charged and if possible an empty Pendrive.Other required materials will be provided at the venue.
Venue: Seminar Hall, Jeppiaar Institute of Technology
Date: 21.09.2015(Monday) & 22.09.2015(Tuesday)
Time: 12.45PM till 02.45PM
GNU/Linux Users Group,
Jeppiaar Institute of Technology
Greetings from SWIFT Women In Free Technologies(SWIFT)! We hope you are enjoying learning free technologies collaboratively as a part of your college GNU/Linux Users Group (GLUG).
SWIFT is an initiative by Free Software Foundation, Tamil Nadu (FSFTN) to help increase women’s participation and contribution to technology. To know more about it, take a look at past SWIFT activities.
So what is OSM?
OSM is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. So, each of us could begin contributing to OSM, by mapping our neighbourhood. For an overall understanding of OSM, check out http://opensourceforu.efytimes.com/2013/12/openstreetmap-open-source-alternate-googlemaps/
We encourage you to bring a laptop.
Flat No. 2, First Floor, B Block, Silverpark Apartments,
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Phone: 044 – 43504670
Head over to http://tinyurl.com/SWIFT-mapathon
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SWIFT Initiative Team
As the proverb goes “Well begin is half done”. With a proper beginning it was time to move on to the second level. The core committee of the JIT – GNU/Linux Users group sat together today to discuss on the events to be followed in the upcoming academic year. The entire meeting carried on for a period of 1 hour and 30 minutes where committee took up various responsibilities and had discussion on what technology could people choose to learn in the upcoming sessions and finally the session concluded with basic Introduction on GNU/Linux Operating System and and few general shell commands.
Today we had the inauguration of “GLUG (GNU/Linux User Group)” by Mr.Prasanth Radhakrishnan, Vice-President of Free Software Foundation Tamilnadu & Chief Sub-editor with The Hindu, Mr.Raj Anand, Free Software Activist & Core Committee Member of Free Software Foundation Tamilnadu in the presence of our beloved director Dr.N.Marie Wilson,Jeppiaar Institute of Technology. And followed by which an introduction session by Mr.Raj Anand on “Free Software Free Society”