Workshop about Linux in Dharan, Nepal -- Help! wanted

Ahsan ahsan.jnl at
Fri Jul 11 10:03:49 UTC 2008


One question --

Will there be any presentation about working on  FEDORA... and the like...
or is the workshop mainly focused on raising awareness among people  ?

Please let me know asap.

Thanks and have a nice time :)

Md. Ahsanur Rashid,

Undergraduate Student,
Level-4, Term-1,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE),
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET),
Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
Tel - (+88) 01715621323


2008/7/11 Tushar Neupaney <tushar.neupaney at>:

> Dear Abhishek,
> gr8 mail from your side. I have downloaded all your recommended videos.
> I have the following plan:
> 1. 2 Hrs of Presentation each day
> 2. 2 Hrs of Video/Documentary Show
> 3. 2 Hrs of Hands on Practical
> 4. 1 Hr of Launch
> 5. 20 Min Tea Break
> 6. 40 Min Break
> The program will start at 10:00 A.M in the morning and end at 6:00 in the
> evening.
> And It would be great if you could join us. I hope if it is feasible please
> also come by with some presentations. I will appreciate that. And can we
> call someone from neighboring countries too.
> Wishes,
> Tushar
> Abhishek Singh wrote:
> Dear Tushar,
>        So as I guess, you are organising an orientation programme cum
> workshop that will make the target audience aware of GNU/Linux and FOSS, and
> provide them a brief insight of how to use them, isn't it?
>         Can you send a brief detail of how are you structuring the
> programme? Meanwhile the target of 1000 audience doesn't seem feasible; how
> can you manage them with just 30 volunteers. You need to prepare a lot.
>        Well, regarding the contents, you can use some of the marketing
> slides of Fedora which you can find at .... I'll also suggest you to use
> some of the RedHat Videos like "Truth Happens<>",
> "We are here <>" etc. You can
> include some materials like "FOSS for Education" (refer to IOSN FOSS
> Primer <> for more
> such materials), "How can FOSS help to create secure and low cost ICT
> infrastructures?" (refer to the RedHat's Cost Cutter Video<>for reference). You can also include a Install Fest, which will enable your
> target audience to get Linux (preferably Fedora) installed on their
> PC/Laptop. Moreover, providing Live CDs would have been a good option, but
> the number of audience is a great barrier here.
> Well after 27th July, I'll be free and would be able to help you more. Keep
> in touch.
> Regards,
> Abhishek Singh
> Tushar Neupaney wrote:
> Dear ambassadors,
> I am conducting a three day workshop in BPKIHS, Dharan, this is a medical
> university and I hope that at least a 1000 people will attend.
> To make this opportunity an event of a lifetime and utilize it to motive
> many to use Linux is my prime goal.
> Can anyone contribute to the materials that are needed to be discussed in
> the workshop.
> The things that should not be missed and anything special that can be done
> economically and easily to motive people.
> The tentative date of starting is August 20. (Date still flexible)
> We can support:
> 1. Hall for workshop.
> 2. Some computers (Not all can get one! limitation due to the crowd)
> 3. We also have a small set of volunteers (Count: 30)
> 4. Other supports are still to come....
> Hoping to get some support,
> Best Regards,
> Tushar.
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