FOSS User Project A not-for-profit, volunteer based organizationdedicated to areas related with Free and Open Source Software in Sri Lanka since 2009.
VisionFOSS User project envisions development of a free culture by promoting Free and Open Source Software, providing FOSS relatedKnowledge and enabling a framework for FOSS related developments.
Our Values● FOSS User Project, ● Is a community driven project for the community. ● Is an open minded project with no extremism. ● Is an equal opportunity organization with associates who are driven by the passion towards FOSS.
FOSS User Magazine● The first and the only FOSS related magazine in Sri Lanka (ISSN 2012-7650).● Started in 2010 April and delivered free.● Release on January, April, July and October.● From 2012 January : The magazine can be reused and modified for commercial purposes.● Released under Creative Commons License.
FOSS User Academia● Organizes events, initiatives to promote FOSS locally.● Provides support to students to promote FOSS.● Initiatives; ● “Path to GSoC 2012” ● FOSSitiveTM ● University Computer Society Partnerships (OUSL, UCSC, FIT UoM) ● “Support Linux”
FOSS User ResearchA platform to encourage FOSS relateddevelopments locally.● Projects; TM ● Nirogi Healthware
Organizational Profile● Governs by the Board mainly and supported by 3 departments.● Manage 3 Programs (Academia, Magazine & Research)● FOSS User Community is open to anyone interested.
Why you should join?● First and the only organized and structured FOSS organization in Sri Lanka purely driven by the volunteers and the community● Possible to join with the organization easily● Your imagination and the contribution set limits● Not only IT related students but anyone is welcome● Shape your technical knowledge while improving soft skills (communication, leadership ….)● Clear paths based on your contribution
Community Membership● Join with one of our mailing lists/ groups. firstname.lastname@example.org (simply send an email to the above address)
Join as a contributor !Email your Name, Phone No. and Your interesting area to join email@example.com
Internships Join with us as an intern (3/ 6 months);earn your experience while studying (part time) Email your CV firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to contact?Contact us for anything related with FOSS email@example.com