Software Freedom Day 2014 Nepal


Software Freedom Day 2014, Nepal

Various community leaders planning for Software Freedom Day 2014 in Kathmandu Nepal
Software Freedom Day is an annual event marked to increase awareness and knowledge on Free and open source software, open knowledge and open communities. Many free and open source communities come under one banner to mark this day.

Program summary

This year event has been designed to enrich the communities rather than outreach upon the Free and Open Source movement.

Event Partners

  • Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Nepal Community
  • Wikimedians of Nepal
  • Open Knowledge Network
  • Mozilla Nepal
  • Robotic Association of Nepal (RAN)
  • Open Street Map (OSM) Nepal
  • Google Developer Group (GDG) Kathmandu
  • PHP Developers Nepal
  • Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) Nepal
  • Chitwanix
  • Ruby Developers Nepal
  • Google Business Group (GBG) Kathmandu
  • Wordpress Nepal

Program Schedule

Start time Program
10:30 - 11:00 Venue Open for Participant
11:00 - 11:10 Welcome and Introduction
11:10 - 11:20 Introduction to Nirvalkapa and Nepali Linux
11:20 - 11:30 Chitwanix
11:30 - 11:45 LTSP
11:45 - 12:00 Wikipedia
12:00 - 12:15 Open Knowledge Nepal
12:15 - 12:30 Open Street Map (OSM) Nepal
12:30 - 12:45 PHP Developer Nepal
12:45 - 01:00 Mozilla Nepal
01:00 - 01:15 Wordpress Nepal
01:15 - 01:30 Ruby Developer Nepal
01:30 - 01:45 Google Developer Group (GDG) & Google Business Group (GBG) Nepal
01:45 - 02:00 Open Hardware
02:00 - 03:00 Open Chautari (Open Disccuss)


Software Freedom Day 2014 | NOSK

Software Freedom Day is a global celebration and education of why transparent and sustainable technologies are now more important than ever. With more than 280 teams participating, it is a fantastic event to get your schools and communities involved in. Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a celebrated every year worldwide on 3rd Saturday of every September. This year it is on 20th September, 2014.
NOSK (Nepal Open Source Klub) is celebrating this SFD at NCIT (Nepal College of Information Technology), Balkumari, Lalitpur, premises with new ideas and innovation.

Following are the events going to be held on the day:
1. Distro Demo – Demonstration of various Linux Operating System
2. SFD Specials – Demonstration of various open source software/technologies for different
3. USB Linux Installation Camp – Bring your USB Drive and we install Linux on them on the
4. Linux Rescue Cell – We will help you solve any problems that you have encounter in Linux
5. Talk Shows /Presentations – Talks on various topics
6. Satasat – Come and exchange the open resources you have / with us
7. Photobooth – Click selfies with your friends/groups
8. Open Art – Flow your imagination in canvas
9. Food Stall – Food Stall for visitors
10. Fedora Repository Launch – We plan to launch a repository for Fedora in Nepal


Date: September 20, 2014 -  Event Category:Website:

Software Freedom Day 2014 Chitwan

Venue: Jaycees Bhawan, Narayangarh (Narayani Kinar)
Sponsors: Indreni College and Lumbini ICT College
Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
20th September 2014 - SATURDAY

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