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India OSS Essential Training, January 22 to 24, 2008

Program

Center for International Cooperation for Computerization (CICC). Singapore office conducted OSS Training Program from 22-24, January 2008 with their Indian partners Computer Society of India, IEEE Computer Society, National Resource Centre for Free and Open Source Software (NRCFOSS) of CDAC, VIT University and Bharadhidasan University. More than 200 people participated in the program

Duration : 3 days 22 - 24 January 2008

Venue : Tamil Nadu

For logistics purposes, the training was conducted as three subgroups according to topics covered as indicated below:

Sub GroupI: Linux Desktops & Distributions and System Administration at Chennai

Duration: Two days, 22-23, Jan 08
Location: Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)

Block II, 6/13, Park Avenue, Keshavaperumalpuram

Chennai- 600 028

Tamil Nadu, India

Topics covered
  • FOSS, Licensing and Copyrights issues and Software Development
  • Open Protocols and standards
  • Booting up Linux Live CD
  • System Setup
  • System Administration
  • Managing Directories & Files
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Connecting Printers, Scanners and devices
  • Open Source Server based applications
  • Office Applications
  • Using Windows Applications in Linux and Samba

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Sub GroupII: Linux Internals and Embedded LINUX at Tiruchirappalli

Duration: Two days, 23-24, Jan 08
Location: Bharathidasan University Technology Park, Khajamalai Campus, Tiruchirappalli-23

Tamil Nadu, India

Topics covered
  • FOSS, Licensing and Copyrights issues and Software Development
  • Building the Linux Kernel Image
  • Booting
  • Kernel command line
  • Process and Interrupt Management
  • Virtual Filesystem (VFS)
  • IPC mechanisms
  • Generic Linux Requirements for Embedded Systems
  • Linux Salient Features
  • Linux Drawbacks for Hard Real Time Systems
  • Embedded Linux Market Trends
  • Some Directions for Future Developments

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Sub GroupIII: Apache + MySQL + PHP and OSS applications at Vellore

Duration: Two days, 23-24, Jan 08
Location: VIT University Vellore - 632014

Tamil Nadu, India

Topics covered
  • FOSS, Licensing and Copyrights issues and Software Development
  • Open Protocols and standards
  • Installation and Configuration
  • Introduction to databases with MySQL
  • PHP: General structure of PHP and programming concepts
  • Create basic web application
  • Database connection from PHP
  • Joomla, Drupal, Media Wiki, Plone, OS commerce

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Last updated on 24 December 2007