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Old 08-20-2011, 01:23 PM
Md Ashickur Rahman Noor
 
Default "Linux Day 2011' Bangladesh, Celebrating 20th Birthday of Linux

August
25, 1991, A student of IT in Helsinki University, named Torvalds Linus
had announced the first release of a free and open source kernel named
“LINUX”. From that day till today LINUX had travelled a long way and
conquered the world of Server Operating Systems. But now it is not only a
server OS but also very much popular in desktop computing world. To
spread out this information to the IT lovers of Bangladesh and to make
them understand the power of Linux based OSs and Open Source Softwares,
Foundation for Open Source Solutions Bangladesh is organizing a whole
day program at Teachers-Students Center (TSC) at Dhaka University as to
celebrate the 20th Birthday of Linux, “LINUX DAY - 2011”. If you *are a technology lover please join us at the program.

Date & Time: August 25, 2011, Thursday. Starts from 10:00 AM.


Place: Teachers-Students Center (TSC), Dhaka University

Program Schedule:

1.
We will start for a rally on 10:00 AM from the Public Library gate at
Shahbag and the rally will round up through Raju Monument, Shaheed
Minar, Bangla Academy and ends at the Pakhi Chattar at Dhaka University.
2.
At 10:30 AM the main program will began at the lobby and games room of
TSC and there will be a show of Banners and Festoons and Paper Dongles
featuring the Power of Open Source and Linux, History and timeline of
Linux, Organization working for Open Source and Linux promotions etc.
This program will be open for all.
3.
A video show will be there for all featuring the enthusiasts and lovers
of Linux and organizations working for Open Source and Linux promotions
and contributions.
4.
At Afternoon from 16:00 a conversation will be started to share
information and knowledge among the invited guests and enthusiasts and
the visitors came the show and program.
5.
Moreover there will be an arrangement where the the visitors may
collect their desired Linux in ISO format on Pen drive or in boot able
format in CD/DVD media.



--
Ashickur Noor

Asst. Co-Ordinator, Online Publications“LINUX DAY - 2011” Celebration Committee
Foundation for Open Source Solutions Bangladesh (FOSS Bangladesh)





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Old 08-20-2011, 05:20 PM
Tero Pesonen
 
Default "Linux Day 2011' Bangladesh, Celebrating 20th Birthday of Linux

On Sat, 2011-08-20 at 19:23 +0600, Md Ashickur Rahman Noor wrote:
> August 25, 1991, A student of IT in Helsinki University, named
> Torvalds Linus

Linus was his first name and Torvalds his last/family name, so we
normally write it as Linus Torvalds in contexts such as this as per
European tradition.

Tero



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