Meetup, Villupuram GLUG

Weekathon#3 – 28/02/2016



  1. Introduction to GNU/Linux
  2. Alternative Free Software
  3. HTML and CSS

Date  : 28-02-2016(Sunday).
Time : 9:30am-12:30 pm.


Jeevika Academy, Opposite to Solai Mahal, Trichy main road, Villupuram.

In Meet up

  • No of people attended – 20+ members
  1. Introduction to GNU/Linux Manimaran.K (9:30AM to 10:00AM)
  • GNU is an operating system which is  free software. i.e, it respects users’ freedom.
  • GNU + Linux Kernal =”GNU / Linux “


2. Alternative Free SoftwareManimaran.K (10:00AM to 10:30AM)

  1. Freedom 0: The freedom to run the program for any purpose.
  2. Freedom 1: The freedom to study how the program works, and change it to make it do what you wish.
  3. Freedom 2: The freedom to redistribute and make copies so you can help your neighbor.
  4. Freedom 3: The freedom to improve the program, and release your improvements (and modified versions in general) to the public, so that the whole community benefits.
  • The software have above four freedoms thus the software is Free software.



3. HTML and CSSSathish Kumar.K (10:30AM to 12:00PM)

  • HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language
  • HTML describes the structure of Web pages using markup
  • HTML elements are the building blocks of HTML pages
  • HTML elements are represented by tags.
  • CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets
  • CSS describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on screen, paper, or in other media
  • CSS saves a lot of work. It can control the layout of multiple web pages all at once
  • External stylesheets are stored in CSS files



4. General DiscussionMohammed Adam (12:00PM to 12:30PM)




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