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NIT Agartala GLUG


  • Date: July 18-19, 2009
  • Time: 1000-1800 IST
  • Location: NIT Agartala, Tripura, India


  • FEL demo
  • Installfests
  • Talks via VoIP with Fedora & O'Reilly speakers (to be confirmed). Having Gordon Meyer to give a talk on DIYs as part of the extension of Free/Open Source hardware via VoIP.
  • Shakthi Kannan (Fedora ambassador) - talks/demos/workshops.
  • Paul Frields confirmed via VoIP
  • Pradeepto Bhattacharya(KDE developer)
  • Talks from NIT Agartala GLUG members.
  • Speakers from Sun (now Oracle). To be confirmed.

Shakthi Kannan's(mbuf)schedule


  • i-want-2-do-project. tell-me-wat-2-do-fedora (2 hours)
 * mailing list guidelines
 * communication guidelines
 * Fedora sub-projects
  • Installation concepts (45 minutes)


  • GNU/Linux desktop demo (45 minutes)
  • Badam Halwa of Embedded Systems (1 hour)
  • FEL- Demo of pcb, qucs, gschem will be included.
  • Packaging Red hot, Paneer (butter) masala (1 hour)
  • Q&A or brainstorming session (30 minutes)


  • Inviting interested faculty members & students of our college, Tripura Institute of Technology(TIT), ICFAI, Tripura Medical College(TMC) & other local colleges & schools officially through college invitation.
  • Also inviting IIT Guwahati, NIT Silchar, NIT Durgapur, Jadavpur University & NERIST, Itanagar.
  • Will send out official invitations through college & also via email to all the NITs & IITs.
  • Will also put up few posters at important places in the city to invite people.
  • Expected attendance of over 1,000 people over the two days.


  • Stay.
  • Food arrangements (TBD)

Remote Participation

  • TBD


  • Fedora, openSUSE & Ubuntu sponsoring free CDs & DVDs
  • Mozilla sponsoring a swag pack
  • Media sponsors -Linux for You magazine-
  • Looking for travel & other sponsorships