Sunday FSFTN Meetup in CITU Office,Villupuram On 29/6/2014

Im with My Eight Friends Went to CITU office for meetup conducted by Villupuram Glug of FSFTN.( On 29/6/2014

My Friends are new to the FSFTN. But I want to tell  something about what is  Free software and opensource. And what process is running Behind our eyes in Operating system or any other software or program.

Because Im a volunteer in Free software Foundation Tamilnadu-Villupuram Glug. Our Moto is to give the technology to the normal people and for all.  So I tell to my friends to come for  weekly meetup to know newthings and technology. So They Came for meetup with me.

1) Philosophy  is taken By Mr.Anand

Mr.Anand tells about the Free software Philosophy and  Freedoms

What is Free software and for what purpose we are going for free software ?

Free software means software that respects user’s freedom and community roughly, the users have the  freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software.

Free software is a matter of liberty not price. To understand the concept you should think of Free as free as in free speech.  And the Free software are developed by Free Software Foundation.


Click this site

What are Freedoms of free software ?

Freedom 0 – To run the program for any other purpose.

Freedom 1– To study how the program works, and change it for computing as you wish. Access to source code is precondition for free software.

Freedom 2-To redistribute copies to your neighbours.

Freedom 3-To distribute copies of your modified versions to others.

He tells the comparisons between Proprietary software and Free software. And he tells about the copyleft. Richard stallman story of For want of printer. He tells about the GNU(Gnu is not Unix) And GPL(General Public License).


And he Finishes his speech..

After that

2)Start Our Contribution To Free Software

Bug reporting Taken By Mr. Sarath

Mr.Sarath Tells about the Bug reporting in Mozilla Firefox. Because Mozilla Firefox is a free software so we go for that.

What is mean by Bug ? 


A Software Bug is an Error,Flaw,Failure,or fault in a computer program system. That Causes to produce an incorrect or unexpected result.

To report the Bug, we can Use Bugzilla.

Bug Zilla is a Web-Based General Purpose Bugtracker&Testing Tool Developed By Mozilla and licensed under Mozilla Public License


For Eg: If there is a bug occur in mozillafirefox we can the send the bug information to the mozilla community, so they can help for me. And we can enhace or enlarge our contribution by clicking this site

3)Creation Of Blog By Mr.Balaji 

Mr.Balaji tells about how to create a blog and why we create a blog.

What is Blog?


A personal website or web page on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a regular basis.

He  Listed out some of the opensource blogs in internet

1)wordpress (



4) (


6)Submify (

And he tells how to create a blog in There are two type we can differ in Blog one is Personal Blog(we can write about myself or my life story in myBlog). other is Technical Blog(for sharing our technical knowledge to other so they can have the interest to know newthings).

We can include the widgets like (facebook,twitter) in our blog, So all people can know about you & way of technical knowledge. We can create a Homepage of our blog so the readers can know what is the blog is about.

 4) Introduction to the Basics of Cryptography By Mr.Prasanna

He tells the Concept of Cyptography that ‘Cryptography prior to the modern age was effectively synonymous with encryption

And He tells about the Symmetric-key Cryptography ,where the same key used for Both Encryption&decryption


We uses the Both Public key and private key for cyptography for security of our information sending to one person to anther without any  distrubance.


And Atlast All the Volunteers are sit together and Discuss about the suggestions, where we are going for, what is our next goal,how can we select the sessions about how the newmembers expecting by their Interest.

Whole meetup is finished all Vounteers and newmembers said bye.















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