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openSUSE Project Presentation during Linuxfest 2013

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Linux, Linux User Group of Mauritius & openSUSE Project presentation during Linuxfest 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium, Mauritius.

Linux, Linux User Group of Mauritius & openSUSE Project presentation during Linuxfest 2013, Octave Wiehe Auditorium, Mauritius.

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  • 1. LINUX FESTIVAL 2013 Ish Sookun // openSUSE Advocate & LC
  • 2. LINUX! Tell me more ... LINUX IS A UNIX-LIKE OPERATING SYSTEM RELEASED WITH A FREE & OPEN LICENSE HOW OLD IS LINUX? A genius designed this operating during his university time in the early 90's. Several likeminded folks joined the project. Today Linux powers 96% of the top 500 supercomputers of the world. WHERE IS LINUX USED? Ahaaan … Apart from the supercomputers running at NASA, CERN, Fermilab etc … Linux also runs on the majority of web servers, Smartphones, Smart TV, Gaming Consoles, Routers etc. LINUX USER GROUP OF MAURITIUS
  • 3. TOP500.ORG SUPERCOMPUTERS! YAY! LINUX USER GROUP OF MAURITIUS
  • 4. Linux User Group Meta GEEK! NERD! GENIUS! AWESOME... WE BELIEVE IN KNOWLEDGE SHARING... WWW.LUGM.ORG LINUX USER GROUP OF MAURITIUS We are a bunch of like-minded geeks with the passion to make computing something fun ( : We are dedicated to the Linux & FOSS community. We strive to promote free software, open standards and share ideas & knowledge.
  • 5. openSUSE Project ABOUT THE PROJECT openSUSE is a community developed Linux distribution. The project has support and sponsorship from a number of companies notably SUSE (a subsidiary of Novell), AMD, B1 Systems, Heinlein Support and IP Exchange. The SuSE community has been around since the early 90's making it among the oldest surviving Linux distributions. LINUX USER GROUP OF MAURITIUS
  • 6. openSUSE Features OPEN BUILD SERVICE YAST YaST – Yet another Setup Tool A tool for administering & maintaining the openSUSE installation. It contains both GUI & ncurses front-ends. Formerly known as openSUSE Build Servcie, is development platform designed to encourage developers compile packages for multiple Linux distributions. SUSE STUDIO SUSE Studio is an online Linux image creation tool by SUSE. Users can create customize their own 'custom' Linux by selecting various applications and use openSUSE or SUSE Linux Enterprise as base.
  • 7. openSUSE Advocate Program GOALS OF THE ADVOCate program ● Act as an evangelist for openSUSE to the public ● Support openSUSE at local events ● ● Promote use of openSUSE and contributions to the openSUSE Project Have a lot of fun! MY EXPERIENCE AS AN OPENSUSE ADVOCATE IN MAURITIUS I have been an openSUSE Advocate for almost 4 years. It's been an fabulous learning curve while studying how a global project is handled & managed. You get to meet a lot of awesome people from around the world! LINUX USER GROUP OF MAURITIUS
  • 8. Ish Sookun // openSUSE Advocate & LC g USE.or nS n@ope ishwo

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