My Experience in Software Freedom Day(SFD) at Loyala-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology ,Chennai on Sept 27,2015

I Just Heared about Software Freedom Day(SFD) is happening in worldwide in September Month, So I registered for the Mozilla Stall at Loyala College SoftwareFreedomday(SFD) Conducted By FSFTN. And I Waited for Few More Days, And My Name is Shortlisted in SFD. I was Happy to Make an Stall  and also learn Newthings about all FOSS Related Subjects like (WordPress, CyanogenMod, MozillaFirefox, Docker, Linux Games, Ruby on Rails, Stellarium, Open Hardware
Andriod app alternatives, Kodi, Libre Office, Firefox OS Apps Demo, Introduction to Ruby,  Fcrackzip, KeepassX, Internet, Free Software alternatives Bitcoin,GNU Cash, Wikipedia, Programming in Free Software, GNU/Linux installation, Free Software Philosophy, Internet survillence,Net Neutrality, Mesh Network, TOR, Free software android apps, Odoo, Multimedia, Tamizh Softwares, Desktop Environments
Editors and Programming IDE’s, Introduction to Python)


Me(Adam) with My brother(Asar) who also interested to Contribute in Opensource and also in Mozilla like me. So Called him and we Started our Journey morning 5am on Sept27,2015


And We entered Into the Loyala College at 9am, me With My bro Surprised to See the College, Wonderful Place I have never seen even Before, this was the First time, Peaceful place and beautiful Chruch.

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I asked to the College Peoples like where is the Software Freedom day happening they Said in First Floor, So I Reached the Floor,


I Seen Many Peoples who are Students, volunteers, MNC Staffs and all are Came for the Event, So I Realized that Hmm Super all the peoples are intrested to learn newthing about Free and OpenSource Softwares like me.


As all Are Waiting for the Event to Be Started, one thing I want to Tell you that Be a Active Listener, so you can Became a Good Leader.


The SFD Event Started with the Speech of Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, He Addressed  the Students, Staffs and Volunteers and also he Invited FSFTN Members, he welcomed all. 


After that, Mr.Prashanth (Core Member of FSFTN ) took up the Charge and He Delivers his Speech about FSFTN what is FSFTN(Free Software Foundation Tamilnadu), which is affliated to the Central body of FSMI(Free Software Movement of India). What is the ultimate aim of FSFTN is to Promoting or Evanglising or Guiding the Students towards Free Softwares. It can be useful for the Students Career.


Next to Him, Mr. Aravinth (Core Member of FSFTN) tookup the Charge to Speak about  what is FreeSoftware, What are the Freedoms of FreeSoftware(Learn,Modify and Share) , he said like Free Software is a matter of Liberty not price, then he said about Why would you leave yourself open to attack on the Internet, when fixing your computer is Free. He tells about Linux Makes Things Easy,Think Free,Think Linux, it is Build for EveryOne, Compute with Nature, Sharing Ideas Freely, Atlast he Concluded with The Freedom of Choice and Money Think Linux.


After that, All are Assembled in their Stalls, So I Also Assemble in my Stall Called Mozilla Firefox Stall,


And I Called Mr. Naresh Kumar (Reps) Who helped and Supported me in all Instance whenever im in Chennai, He Only Given me the Mozilla Booth Tabling Cloth,


We Two of Mozillians Explaining about Firefox OS, When it is launched in India 2014, but the people of India Many of them not Known about it, So I tell them about All Feature of it, Naresh Kumar Bro Explained more about BoottoGecko Project, Mozilla Using Gecko Engine for Rendering. 21575787160_174bdb0376_o

I Just Explaining How to Download /Publish the Apps for the FirefoxOs using Firefox Marketplace. I Just Shown How to Create a Simple App for FirefoxOS using HTML,CSS,Javascript. And Showcasing Firefox Simulator for Customizing or Correcting the app with manifest.webapp file. And Also Giving Difference between FirefoxOs vs Android vs windows Os. 



Okay, Im Interested to see all Stalls, Because in FreeSoftware Philisophy says that “Shared Knowledge” So I want to learn more newthings from them, I Visted the stalls like,

Wikipedia Stall, Wikipedia is an First Good Example for OpenAccess, Whoever from the world can Contribute to Wikipedia, in any native languages they know, So the Peoples made an OFFLINE Wikipedia, by using a Modem with WPS, they can connect with Ip address like So all can Browse the Wikipedia in OFFLINE like that.

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Free Software Alternatives Stall,  for that is an Good Example for Alternatives, you can Learn More About FreeSoftware tools ,


OpenArena Stall, OpenArena is an FreeSoftware Adventure Game, its an Mutli Player game too, By Creating WifiHotspot we can play, or By Using Internet or by offline


Stellarium Stall, Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go,


Inkscape Stall, Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor; it can create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos and even complex paintings.


The Boy Named Called ShriRam Who is Contributing in Blender 3D Software, he Showcased ,many Videos like ZERO Movie, then He Showcase his own project Called Visualization Using blender. the development of Blender, an open source 3D content-creation program.


Then Tamil Wikipedia Contributor Speaks and Delivers Some Words about Tamil Wikipedia, And Showed a Awesome DocumentaryVideo. ( The video is an Documentary about Tamil Wikipedia who are the Contributors in TamilWikipedia) யாவராலும் தொகுக்கப்படக் கூடிய ஒரு கட்டற்ற கலைக்களஞ்சியம்.


Atlast I Learned about LATEX taken by a Women Called Ditty, Who was a Contributing in many OpenSource Projects, Especially for womens, they created a thing called SWIFT for womens.


LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents. LaTeX is available as free software

Atlast I the Event was Finished, Once Again Thanks to FSFTN who made my Day Super, Because I Meet Varities of people, Learned more things, and etc. And Thanks to NareshKumar Bro whenever I Come to Chennai, for me He Come and meet me, When I called him, whenever He has Some Works, Thanks You bro.

FSA Present in the Mozilla Stall –  Mohammed Adam

Reps presented with FSA – Mr. NareshKumar 


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