Government of India has released its new Open Source Software Policy for all e-Governance projects on 28 March 2015. The policy document is available here .
(2 Feb 2015) The draft Conference Proceedings of Swatantra 2014 is now available for download here .
(20 December 2014) Swatantra 2014 , the Fifth International Free Software Conference - Kerala that was organized by ICFOSS, concluded successfuly after three days of deliberations. The conference, which was inaugurated by Dr. Richard Stallman, President, Free Software Foundation, was organized during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Trivandrum. Pls see the Conference Website for details.
(20 September 2014) ICFOSS is launching a new initiative on Software Freedom Day 2014. An initiative to leverage Free Software for public use About CoFFI ICFOSS is launching a new initiative on the 2014 Software Freedom Day called "Code Free for India!" (CoFFI), to invite programmers from the Free Software community to develop Desktop, Internet, Mobile, Cloud, Internet-of-Things tools and
Software Freedom Day 2014 falls on 20 September 2014. Please view the media release here .
ICFOSS played an important role in transitioning the complex workflow of the Kerala Legislative Assembly into Free Software. Read the media release here .
ICFOSS is assisting Kerala Agriculture University and the Kerala State Biodiversity Board in the creation of an inventory of organic farms in the state. Applications are invited for project staff for this programme. Notification Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the following positions for the pilot phase of the Project on “Inventory of organic farms in Kerala”, for which field
In continuation with the order of the Government of Kerala mandating the migration of Desktop PCs to Free Operating Systems, ICFOSS has brought out a Handbook to support the process of migration. The handbook, which is work in progress, is available here for use by practitioners, as well as for comments from the community (kindly mail your comments to email@example.com). The Malayalam version of the
The Government of Kerala announced its intention to transition computers in the Departments, institutions and PSUs under it to Free and Open Source platforms, in the opportunity caused due to expiry of support period to Windows XP. Please see the order here .
(11-12 March 2014) ICFOSS organized a two-day Workshop on Free Mobile Platforms and Localization during 11-12 March 2014 at Technopark, Trivandrum. The workshop covered emerging platforms such as Firefox OS, Ubuntu Touch, Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and the Replicant Project. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. B. Ramani, Executive Director, CDAC Thiruvananthapuram. On the occasion of the