Contributing to Open Source

Searching “contributing to open source” throws  About 30,100,000 results (0.56 seconds)  Now the real question is being an Open Source evangelist, what/how should one proceed when talking about same? I am still from Old school & believe contribution to Open Source comes from inside hence: 1. Telling someone to use Open Source because its virus free… Continue reading Contributing to Open Source

Software Freedom Day in Chennai and Pondicherry on Sep 22, 2012

Last week i participated at SFD conducted by the folks from ilug-chennai and fsf-tn. The event was good and i had chance to interact with lots of college students. There were many booths with students explaining about it like Ubuntu,  Mozilla, Mysql others. You can find all details about it in official ilug-c blog here At same time i… Continue reading Software Freedom Day in Chennai and Pondicherry on Sep 22, 2012

Event report: FOSS meetup in Hyderabad!!

Am too late to blog on the same.  Pavi along with Praveen organized nice meetup in Hyderabad. The refreshing part about the meetup was presence of 30+ folks 🙂 We had folks from Ubuntu/Wikipedia/Mozilla/Puppet/Openstack were present. Detailed blog post about the event can be found at :– http://telugulinux.blogspot.in/  (In Telegu/use translate software) http://look-pavi.blogspot.in/2012/06/ubuntu-release-event-foss-team-hangout.html  (English) Photos: https://plus.google.com/photos/110580559131773472480/albums/5757213753439087057… Continue reading Event report: FOSS meetup in Hyderabad!!

Salt

Its been over 3-4 months i been itching to find alternative of Ruby based configuration management tool. I came to know about Salt. Its a configuration management tool written in python, from initial 30 mins of my experience am writing this blog. It took me less than 2 minutes get master/minion running on multiple VM via Virtualbox. From my experience… Continue reading Salt