5 day Student Training Workshop on Free Software


Swecha is organizing a five day workshop for students on various Free Software technologies in such a way that they become free software developers and make active contributions to the Free Software community. Students from various engineering and MCA colleges and any one interested in Free Software technologies can attend the workshop. The workshop deals with training students for these 5 days on - Preparing GNU Labs (Free Software Labs), Scripting Languages which include Shell & Python, Content Management Systems (Web Technologies) like Drupal and Graphics Tools like Gimp, Inkscape & Blender.

Participants will be provided with accommodation, food and transport. The training camp will be held from June 30, 2010 to July 4, 2010 at Hyderabad at MLRIT (Dundigal) with a 24 hour lab facility for the students. Interested students may contact Mr. Sandeep - 9052993355

Registration Fee with Accommodation - Rs.600/-
Registration Fee without Accommodation - Rs.400/-

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About Swecha:

Swecha was founded in 2005 as an organisation to support the Swecha project, it is now a vibrant community of software users, students, academicians and software professionals/developers determined to provide quality software built on the guidelines of free software development model. Swecha aims at providing global software solutions to the local people with the Free Software development model by working together with the community of developers and users all over.

The prime objective of Swecha OS is to provide a complete computing solution to a population that speaks and understands only Telugu. The project aims at bridging the gap between the computer technology that exists predominantly in English and the Telugu-speaking community of India. The project also aims at providing a framework for development and maintenance of Free Software projects taken up by the community.