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Fedora And Open Source Event, GCECT, Kolkata

Fedora 14 release party

A Fedora 14, release get-together for Fedora, and Linux interested folks, Webel IT Training members and trainers.

When and Where

All College students are requested to bring there own College Identity Card).

Time 12:00-05:30 and Date 2nd Feb 2011.

Govt. College Of Engineering & Ceramic Technology,
Government Of West Bengal,
73, Abinash Chandra Banerjee Lane,
Kolkata-700 010,
West Bengal, India.

The Map of the location can be found here Google Map

Event's Activities

Please inform owner of this event, if you like to speak on any topic (existing on this list/any-other).

I. Section- A:- Talk (duration: 90mins+)

1. Introduction to FOSS and Fedora Project -Indranil Das Gupta (40 mins)
2. Digitisation of Documents in Fedora Linux(50mins)- A.Mani.
3. Linux Awareness  (20mins)- Rahul Ghose.

II. Section-B:- Installation and Configuration (duration: 30mins+ time for installation 30mins approx +):

1. Step-by-Step Installation process- Prosun.
2. Network Configuration- Prabin.

-- break for 10 mins --

III. Section- C:- Application Awareness (duration: 50mins + )

1. KDE-EDU : Using, Learning, Contributing -Stephanie Das Gupta
2. RPM and YUM package managers.- Prabin
3. XChat IRC- Prabin.
4. Awareness On Programming tools in linux + GNU C- Ghose.
5. How to make money from open source projects- Abhishek Jha
6. File System Partitioning and Some Important Directories- Prosun

-- break for 10 mins --

IV. Section- D:- Idea about Security and Network Applications.(duration:50mins + )

1. Security (Firewall and SELinux)- Prosun.
2. OpenStack- Prabin
3. PAM- Prosun

-- break for 30 mins --

V. Section-E:- Quiz:(duration: 30mins)

1. Quiz (20questions)- Prosun. 
2. Gifts for each right answer.

Distribution Of Gifts:

1. Fedora f14 DVD.

Also, if the attendees bring their own USB sticks, we can make LiveUSB of Fedora 14 available.


Event Sponsors

  • Fedora
  • Webel
  • more will be added later on.

How can I Join this?

Registration Closed

If you like to join this event please send a with:

  • Name.
  • College,Stream,Year,Roll/Company/Other.
  • Contact No.
  • Comment (Something you wish to add on this event or any past problems which you have faced with fedora)

Maximum Registration From Colleges

What are the things I have to bring for this event?

Just like any other events, you can bring:

All College students are requested to bring there own College Identity Card.
  • Note Book.
  • 1 Pen.
  • Laptop with full charge.
  • Drinking Water.
  • Identity Card (MUST).

Deadlines for Event

What Who Till Status
Taken Permission From both of the HODs Prabin * 29th Nov, 2010 Done!
Taken Permission From Principal Ghose and Paulomi * 27th Nov, 2010 Done!
Procure Stickers & LiveMedia Prabin 20th Dec, 2010 Done!
Projector on event day NJ, Prosun 20th Dec, 2010 Done!
Event Advertisement All Volunteers 10th Jan,2011 Done!
Notice for this event Prabin 10th Nov,2010 Done!
Registration Arin * 28th Jan, 2010 Done!
List of all Registered Users Arin * 28th Jan, 2010 Done!
Food Section ALL UNION members * 28th Jan, 2010 Done!
At-least 3MP Camera Paulami, Ankur, Ghose 30th Jan, 2011 Done!
Laptop, minimum 512MB RAM and 400 MHz Pentium Pro Peeyush, ALL UNION members 20th Jan, 2010 Done!
Prepare SlideShow Arin, Peeyush, Ghose 31th Jan, 2010 Done!
Print Manuals/Leaflets/Posters Prabin 20th Dec, 2010 Done!
Setup Auditorium for Event ALL UNION members * 31th Jan, 2011 Done!
Network Setup ALL UNION members * 31th Jan, 2011 Done!
Event's Anchors Mohona and ? 31st Jan, 2011 Done!
Quiz Prosun (Webel) 30th Jan, 2011 Done!

Note: * These tasks are only for GCECT family members. If someone like to work as volunteers/take any work

List Of Volunteers

Total Volunteers Required 32 (5 Union + 10 Girls + 7 Third Yr + 10 Fourth Yr)

Name College Phone No. Flag
Arin GCECT -- Removed -- 4
Arijit Modak GCECT -- Removed -- 3
Amit GCECT -- Removed -- 4
Amit Sonkar GCECT -- Removed -- 4
Ankita GCECT -- Hidden -- G
Bichira Ranjan Das GCECT -- Removed -- 3
Chandan GCECT -- Removed -- U
Chayan Bala GCECT -- Removed -- 3
Farha GCECT -- Hidden -- G
Koushik Mandal GCECT -- Removed -- 3
Nirjhar GCECT -- Removed -- U
Nima GCECT -- Removed -- 4
Mimun GCECT -- Hidden -- G
Mohona GCECT -- Hidden -- G
Pallabita Basu GCECT -- Hidden -- G
Paulami GCECT -- Hidden -- G
Peeyush GCECT -- Removed -- U
Prabin Kumar Datta GCECT -- Removed -- O
Rahul Ghose GCECT -- Removed -- 4
Rahul Drolia GCECT -- Removed -- 4
Ritwika Naskar GCECT -- Hidden -- 4
Saumi GCECT -- Hidden -- G
Shantanu Brahma IGNOU -- Removed -- BCA
Shounak GCECT -- Removed -- 4
Sourabh Kumar IEM -- Removed -- 3
Sourav Banerjee GCECT -- Removed -- 2
Sujan Majumdar GCECT -- Removed -- 3
  • G=Girl 2=Second Yr, 3=Third Yr, 4=Fourth Yr, U= College Union and O=Organiser

Note: If someone like to work as volunteers

Soft copy of All Presentations

Note: Requesting all Speakers to kindly mail me a soft copy of your presentation. My email id: prabindatta @ gmail Dot com

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Event's Pictures

  • Taken By Jayanta Nath - [1]
  • Taken By Rahul Drolia - [2]

All Tickets for this event

Ticket Number Link Status
#116 Fedora-India Rahul Sundaram

Event's Poster

Event's Poster


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