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  • 1. Hiran Venugopalans Celebrating Freedom hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 2. I have nothing new to teach the world,  ahimsa and truth are as old as hills. Mahatma Gandhi hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 3. I have nothing new to teach the world, freedom and sharing of knowledge are as old as hills. Hiran Venugopalan  hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 4. Free software hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 5. Free  software hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 6. Free software hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 7. Free software hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 8. What does theFree software can give you? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 9. Freedom! hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 10. Freedom!Free as in freedom hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 11. Freedom  to usea software completely. hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 12. Freedom  to studyhow a software works. hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 13. Freedom  to modify software as you wish. hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 14. Freedom  to distribute software with or without modification. hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 15. What is the need for these  freedoms ? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 16. a question :who owns your computer ? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 17. think...hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 18. ...of a cycle hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 19. buy a cycle if you are not will you  its owner even you paid for that? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 20. you allow them to take will back the cycle when they wish? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 21. will you  allow the manufactures condition that the cycle should be  used only by you? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 22. allow the  condition that it will you  should be repaired only from the  specified workshop? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 23. if your answer is NO.... hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 24. ...then  why on  softwares? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 25. hope you got  the answer! hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 26. GNUGNU is Not Unix! gnu.org hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 27. Free Software Foundation www.fsf.org hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 28. Free Software Foundation of India www.gnu.org.in FSF Friendshttp://mm.gnu.org.in/mailman/listinfo/fsf­friends hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 29. GNU General Public License [GNU GPL] hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 30. Linuxhiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 31. Linuxits a kernel GNU is the system ! hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 32. we should call it Why GNU/Linux ? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 33. GNU/Linux distributions [distros] hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 34. Is GNU/Linux the  only free  operating system ? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 35. No. There is GNU/HURD[The GNU system with HURD kernel] but its not yet stable... hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 36. Free BSD GNU/BSDOpen Solaris hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 37. these all are global teams;is there any one local to help us? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 38. Yes!hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 39. Palakkad Libre software Users Society Adding freedom to common minds.... http://plus.sarovar.org hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 40. Free Software Users Group Thrissur www.fsugtsr.org hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 41. FOSS Community, India fci.wikia.com hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 42. SPACEwww.space­kerala.org hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 43. Free Me freeme.inhiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 44. Swathandra Malayalam Computing smc.nongnu.org smc­discuss@googlegroups.com hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 45. GNU Labslabs.gnu.org.in hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 46. there are more such communities better do a search ! hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 47. Then,what can you do for the free  software movement?? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 48. |Join and start contributing to free software projects|Start using free softwares|Stop using non­free softwares|Make a free software group inside your campus|Make a GNU Labs inside your campus.  hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 49. Questions; comments ? hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 50. ThanksNow its the time to  wake up! hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 51. Hiran Venugopalan hiran.movingrepublic.orghiran@movingrepublic.org +919846951870 hiran.movingrepublic.org
  • 52. Presentation created  using Open Office.  (C) 2007 Hiran Venugopalan, hiran@movingrepubic.org Presentation published under GNU GPL Version 2 or later.  The font used in the presentation is Nimbus Roman No 9 L. Image on background template is  created using Inkscape. Thanks to Hitha, Anivar, Praveen, Baiju M, Riyas Uzman, Pramode C E, Anitha P,  Sujith H, Sajeev Kumar, C K Raju, Manu Anand S & members of VAST GNU Labs  who helped me to make this slide. hiran.movingrepublic.org