Open Source Activities
In
Hong Kong
28 October 2010 at City University of Hong Kong.
Sammy Fung
Python
Rock & Roll
Basketball
Why am I interested to
Open Source Software ?
Why do I participate &
organise
Open Source activities ?
Computing is my interest.
1991
Computers are not that common
In Hong Kong.
4
2nd-hand computers
Are Installed in School library
Students could free to use it.
I started to use it.
1st
Month
1st
GWBASIC program
NOT “Hello World” !!!
DOS commands
UNIX commands
Who did provide and
install DOS, anti-virus,
GWBASIC on
computers ?
I dunno. XD
1997
I heard a UNIX software
which
can run on PC computers!
Not only on mainframes
and mini-computers
That's Linux.
Free of charge
Source Code are all
open.
More application
software are included.
Apache web server
(1997!!!)
C complier
Enlightment on X-Windows (1998!)
Linux Historical Screenshot Gallery (1998-2001) - http://titaniclinux.net/FC?cmsPage=true...
My journey
1997
linux.org.hk / linux.hk
Hong Kong Linux User Group
(HKLUG)
2002
hklia.org
Hong Kong Linux Industry Association
2006
oaka.org
Open-source Application Knowledge Association
2007
opensource.hk
Open Source Hong Kong
Activities
5 types
1. Cafe Meetups
2. Seminiars
Software Freedom Day 2008, Hong Kong
3. Workshops
4. Exhibitions
5. Projects
Chinese FreeFonts Project 開源香港常用中文字體計劃
4 reasons
To participate in community
1. Develop personal global social network.
2. Fun!
3. Learning
4. Sharing.
Upcoming events
6 Nov 2010
Mobile The Gathering
Android, iOS, Meego, WebOS
Mameo/Meego Talk, July 2010
Early of 2011
Firefox 4 Party
Dec 2010 / Jan 2011
Education and Open Source
Kid kissing a XO computer in Hong Kong. - One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
Licensed in Creative Commons BY-CC by @laihiu – flic...
Feb 2011
Causal Meetup
Check it out at
opensource.hk
2011
I want to visit.......
DrupalCon 2010, US
FOSDEM 2010, Europe. (Brussels, Belgium)
COSCUP 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.
Do you want too ?
How about...... ?
Linus Torvalds @ LinuxCon Brazil
GNOME.Asia Summit 2009
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
OK! A Question!
Not Hong Kong ?
an international city.
Yes, we don't have any big gig in the past.
Will we have..... ?
http://live.gnome.org/GnomeAsia/2011Summit/PotentialVenues/HK
GNOME.Asia 2011 Summit & Hackfest in Hong Kong ???
(on candi...
We dunno yet.
But surely we need more
resources....
People, Venues, Projects
Finally......
Purpose of this lighten talk
Invite you to try to use open source
software & participate in the community.
Hopes students can form
Their user/technology/interests groups
Related to open source.
For questions of open source
sammy@opensource.hk
Thank you.
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  1. 1. Open Source Activities In Hong Kong 28 October 2010 at City University of Hong Kong.
  2. 2. Sammy Fung
  3. 3. Python Rock & Roll Basketball
  4. 4. Why am I interested to Open Source Software ?
  5. 5. Why do I participate & organise Open Source activities ?
  6. 6. Computing is my interest.
  7. 7. 1991 Computers are not that common In Hong Kong.
  8. 8. 4 2nd-hand computers Are Installed in School library
  9. 9. Students could free to use it. I started to use it.
  10. 10. 1st Month 1st GWBASIC program
  11. 11. NOT “Hello World” !!!
  12. 12. DOS commands UNIX commands
  13. 13. Who did provide and install DOS, anti-virus, GWBASIC on computers ?
  14. 14. I dunno. XD
  15. 15. 1997
  16. 16. I heard a UNIX software which can run on PC computers!
  17. 17. Not only on mainframes and mini-computers
  18. 18. That's Linux.
  19. 19. Free of charge
  20. 20. Source Code are all open.
  21. 21. More application software are included.
  22. 22. Apache web server (1997!!!)
  23. 23. C complier
  24. 24. Enlightment on X-Windows (1998!) Linux Historical Screenshot Gallery (1998-2001) - http://titaniclinux.net/FC?cmsPage=true&link=96
  25. 25. My journey
  26. 26. 1997 linux.org.hk / linux.hk Hong Kong Linux User Group (HKLUG)
  27. 27. 2002 hklia.org Hong Kong Linux Industry Association
  28. 28. 2006 oaka.org Open-source Application Knowledge Association
  29. 29. 2007 opensource.hk Open Source Hong Kong
  30. 30. Activities 5 types
  31. 31. 1. Cafe Meetups
  32. 32. 2. Seminiars
  33. 33. Software Freedom Day 2008, Hong Kong
  34. 34. 3. Workshops
  35. 35. 4. Exhibitions
  36. 36. 5. Projects
  37. 37. Chinese FreeFonts Project 開源香港常用中文字體計劃
  38. 38. 4 reasons To participate in community
  39. 39. 1. Develop personal global social network.
  40. 40. 2. Fun!
  41. 41. 3. Learning
  42. 42. 4. Sharing.
  43. 43. Upcoming events
  44. 44. 6 Nov 2010 Mobile The Gathering Android, iOS, Meego, WebOS
  45. 45. Mameo/Meego Talk, July 2010
  46. 46. Early of 2011 Firefox 4 Party
  47. 47. Dec 2010 / Jan 2011 Education and Open Source
  48. 48. Kid kissing a XO computer in Hong Kong. - One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Licensed in Creative Commons BY-CC by @laihiu – flickr.com/photos/laihiu
  49. 49. Feb 2011 Causal Meetup
  50. 50. Check it out at opensource.hk
  51. 51. 2011
  52. 52. I want to visit.......
  53. 53. DrupalCon 2010, US
  54. 54. FOSDEM 2010, Europe. (Brussels, Belgium)
  55. 55. COSCUP 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.
  56. 56. Do you want too ?
  57. 57. How about...... ?
  58. 58. Linus Torvalds @ LinuxCon Brazil
  59. 59. GNOME.Asia Summit 2009 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  60. 60. OK! A Question!
  61. 61. Not Hong Kong ? an international city.
  62. 62. Yes, we don't have any big gig in the past.
  63. 63. Will we have..... ?
  64. 64. http://live.gnome.org/GnomeAsia/2011Summit/PotentialVenues/HK GNOME.Asia 2011 Summit & Hackfest in Hong Kong ??? (on candidate list) (Final decision will be made by GNOME Asia.)
  65. 65. We dunno yet.
  66. 66. But surely we need more resources.... People, Venues, Projects
  67. 67. Finally......
  68. 68. Purpose of this lighten talk
  69. 69. Invite you to try to use open source software & participate in the community.
  70. 70. Hopes students can form Their user/technology/interests groups Related to open source.
  71. 71. For questions of open source sammy@opensource.hk Thank you.

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