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Vyvidh 2019 is here ! And FOSSers is conducting events ! After a long time, FOSSers VAST is conducting events for Vidya’s tech-fest Vyvidh ! FOSSers has been in college for more than 10 years, but has been dormant. This year, we’re excited to announce that we’re back ! We’re the only club to have special events for this year’s tech fest ! Stall FOSSers/LinuxChix will have a stall at room MB-109 (Middle block, first floor, room 109).

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FOSSers of Vidya participate in Major League Hacking event at Adi Shankara and win prizes They are really passionate about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)! As many as thirteen members of the FOSSers’ Club of Vidya participated in the Local Hack Day events organised by the ASIET Hack Club at Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology (ASIET), Kaladi, on 4 December 2018. The event was part of the 200+ Local Hack Day events worldwide and was sponsored by GitHub, Microsoft, Twilio and Kerala Startup Mission.

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FOSSers of Vidya help translation of GNOME to Malayalam The FOSSers Club of Vidya is a thriving community of free software enthusiasts in Vidya’s campus. The members of the Club are actively participating in several free software projects. The latest project in the series of such activities is helping in the translation of GNOME into Malayalam language. The Free Software Community of Kerala had decided to create an operating system for Malayalees.

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FOSSers Club organises one-day workshop on “Let’s Learn Linux-V2” FOSSers,in association with IEDC,conducted a one-day fully hands on session titled “Lets Learn Linux – V2 ” on 2 October 2018 at ME CAD Lab. As many as 35 students of S1 and S3 B Tech batches participated in the event. The activities relating to installation and basic command line operations were handled by Mr Shali K R (Server Administrator). Mr Subin (S3 B Tech CSE) gave an introductions to FOSS and free software alternatives.

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FOSSers conducts OpenHackUtsav Hacktoberfest, the month-long celebration of open source software, was proudly celebrated in the College under the title OpenHackUtsav on 15 October 2018. The long-awaited program was organized in the MCA Lab, hosted by the FOSSers Club of the College in association with IEDC and Student Developers Society (SDS), Thrissur. It consisted of a Workshop on the basics of git and GitHub. Students of Vidya (belonging to different branches and years) and other colleges like Govt Engg College, Thrissur, and Thejus Engg.

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“WordPress for Beginners” workshop : An initiative of FOSSers Club The FOSSers Club (Free and Open Source Software Users Club) of the College, in association with Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Cell (IEDC) of the College, organised a one-day programme titled “WordPress for Beginners” on 27 September 2018. Fifteen students from various departments including members of the Web Development Team of the “Minor Research Project VAST” participated in the programme. The programme was intended to familiarise the participants with WordPress which is a free and open-source content management system, blog tool and publishing platform.

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