2010

Ostend

  • When : 18/09/2010 Software Freedom Day - 10.30 - 12.00 and 13.00-15.00 h.
  • Where : Ostend, public library Kris Lambert
  • What : Dag van de Vrije Software organized by Ubuntu-be and Zandletters.be
  • Team : jean7491, JanC, Samuel, Guy, Frank (afternoon)

Report

Software Freedom Day 2010 has been celebrated in Ostend (public library Kris Lambert) on 18/09/2010.

The event was the result of the cooperation between Zandletters.be and Ubuntu-be (4 volunteers in the morning, 5 in the afternoon).

From 10.30 to 15.00 hr., 4 sessions were organized, including presentation of SFD and FOSS, and 3 workshops focused on Office, Internet and Multimedia applications.

Approximately 50 interested persons attended the event. Most of questions were about OpenOffice, compatibility with MS Office formats, Ubuntu, dual-boot and virtualization.

All conversations stressed the need for more information about FOSS and alternatives like OpenOffice and Ubuntu, but in a way that "normal" users can understand.

Software Freedom Day 2011 will be organized on 17/09/2011.

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BelgianTeam/SoftwareFreedomDay/2010 (last edited 2011-02-16 15:15:38 by jean7491)