On the 25th of November 2013, the Linux Festival will bring together a wide variety of Open Source contributors to talk about Linux...

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Speakers that will blow your mind! LUGM has the most awesome program ever! See rock-star speakers cover the topics of our community and technology.

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The event will be held at Octave Wiehe Auditorium, University of Mauritius.

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The awesome event, Linuxfest 2013

UoM Computer Club in collaboration with LUGM and various Linux geeks from around the island have put their efforts together to bring you Linuxfest 2013. This is a half-day event happening on 25th November 2013 with the aim to bring Linux closer to fellow Mauritians. The event will comprise of presentations by members of the Linux User Group of Mauritius & other speakers from the IT industry.

The Linux Festival
Power to the Geeks!

This workshop will comprise of Live demos of on Linux desktops & notebooks where public will get to try their usual IT activities like internet surfing, listen to music, watch a video or even start a video call :) Yes! All that can happen with Linux. Gamers will surely find our small Valve stall awesome! What’s that? Well … Linux does have games that will blow off your mind! Come & have fun.

The Speakers.
The geeks.


# Time Speaker Topic
1. 10h00 -- Introduction
2. 10h10 Avinash Meetoo Expansion of Linux & Android in the world and particularly, Mauritius
3. 10h30 Nitin Bachraz Skills needed for a Unix System Admin & open source in our current IT
4. 10h50 Jochen Kirstätter Running Windows applications on Linux
5. 11h10 Nirvan Pagooah / Nayar Jolfoo MSCC & Development on open source platforms
6. 11h40 Ish Sookun openSUSE Project / openSUSE Advocate Program
7. 12h10 Selven Cheenaramen Still brewing ...
8. 12h30 Nadim Attari Linux Mint for daily activities
9. 12h50 - 15h00 Everybody Linux demos and face-to-face talk in the lobby

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About LUGM. The Linux User Group of Mauritius

Linux User Group of Mauritius, LUGM, is a computer users group comprising of like-minded geeks with the passion to make computing something fun (:

We are dedicated to Linux and the FOSS community. We strive to promote free software, open standards and to generally have a good time by hosting social events that educate, allow members to share ideas and knowledge and to build friendship. We hold regular meetings mostly on Saturdays. The meetings are free and open to the public. Membership is free for full-time students.