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Hello friends,
 
I would like to invite you for the Debian Utsav in SICSR. Debian is one of the more known GNU/Linux distributions.  It is the foundation on which popular distributions such as 'Ubuntu' and other debian-derivatives are made. It is also known as "The father of Ubuntu!"
 
Debian Utsav is celebration of Debian Folks - seeking to enhance awareness about Debian in the FOSS ecosystem as well as network with like-minded individuals. 
 
Its a series of events to create awareness about Debian and packaging with the first one held at the end of January 2012 in Magarpatta City. The idea/intention is to take it to every college/institution and make people aware for better smarter and ethical computing. 
 
Date :- Sunday 26th February 2012
 
Time :- 10 :00 a.m. onwards
 
Venue :- Lab #207, Second floor. SICSR,Atur Centre,Pune-411016
 
a. Ice-breaking activity -  FOSS quiz -  Shravan Aras
 
b. Debian  history-shirish 
 
c. What goes on in making Debian (infrastructure) - Shirish Agarwal  and Muneeb. 
 
d. Introduction to packaging :-  (Muneeb Shaikh and Abdul Karim)  
 
e. Lunch break - 1 hour. 
 
e. The actual Packaging session -handson -(Muneeb Shaikh and AbdulKarim
 
There is just a rough roadmap for the day, the timings are not written as we want to have flexibility on when to end. It  depends on people's participation.
 
For Questions and queries Contact :- 
 
Shirish Agarwal - 091 - 976 333 0874 or shirishag75 at gmail dot com
 
Meha Raje Upadhyay- +91-9975480409