[ubuntu-za] ♥ Saturday is Software Freedom Day 2009 ♥

Karl Fischer kmf at fischer.org.za
Fri Sep 18 12:19:56 BST 2009


Hello Happy People!

Software Freedom Day is a yearly event organised by the Open Source
Community, The Department of Science and Technology has hosted the
Gauteng event for the past 4 Years.

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open
Source Software (FOSS). Our goal in this celebration is to educate the
worldwide public about of the benefits of using high quality FOSS in
education, in government, at home, and in business

This year it's on Saturday September 19

Things we'll be doing

Distro Love Station - Get Information on your Distro!
Install Fest - Helping you to Install and Configure on your Hardware!
Frets on Fire Showdown - The Most Interactive Music Game you'll *EVER* play!
Podcasts and Photos ... people want to document the event in different ways!
Talks : Sun, Novell, Sita FPO, Floss.pro, LSD, Joomla, Jumping Bean

Companies involved this year :

  * Joomla! Southern African Portal
  * Jumping Bean
  * LPI
  * Linux Holdings
  * Meraka
  * Linux System Dynamics LSD
  * Novell
  * Obsidian
  * OpenZA
  * Translate.org.za
  * Sun Microsystems
  * Openstreetmap.org
  * OpenSource Release Feed
  * Learn Joomla!
  * Slingshot Content Management
  * Abrocha Engineering And Solutions
  * Learn Drupal
  * Meso ICT Solutions

We also have 200 Computer Science Students attending

Please Join us and share the love!


Karl Fischer
SFD 2009 : http://is.gd/2zsH7
www : http://floss.pro
jid : kmf at floss.pro

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