This forum thread is intended to provide information on the updates and events of FOSS Clubs GEC Palakkad, one of the 12 clubs established in the first batch of FOSS Clubs program by FOSS United Foundation.
The purpose of this thread is to post updates on the activities, event plans/reports, and projects undertaken by the club.
3-Month Plan (October - November)
- FOSS Clubs Onboarding & Core Team Formation (Completed)
- Introduction to FOSS (Completed)
- A collaboration with Zendalona (A company providing Free and Open-Source Accessibility Solutions )
- Diving Straight into Contribution
- A session on finding good projects to work on.
- Linux Installation Party
- Intro to Open Source Programs such as GSoC, Outreachy, LFX Mentorship etc - Session
- Ritu Collaboration & School Visits
- Visit nearby schools to teach students and teachers to properly use resources there such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino and to introduce FOSS to them.
- Start OpenHack 3.0
- An state-level program that spans a month and intends to handhold beginners into contribution to Open-Source.
Some Background Activities
- Creating a Custom version on Telegram with additional features for students.
- Requirement collection going on
- Create a website for FOSS Clubs
- 5 Teams working along with Zendalona to create Accessible Free and Open Source Software and adding Accessibility to already existing software.