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Arun Kumar- அருண் குமார்


thangam_arun AT freenode Channel: #ubuntu-tam



Dharmapuri, Chennai, TamilNadu, India

Ubuntu Tamil Team Mailing Lists

l10n Tamil Nadu User's List

At Ubuntu

Co-Ordinated Ubuntu Tamil Team for last two years(2008-2010).

Moderated Ubuntu Tamil Users and Ubuntu Tamil Translators Mailing Lists

Ubuntu Tamil Team

National Conference on Free Software Cochin

Writing FOSS articles in Tamil

Fonts workshop at NRC-FOSS - Sep 2008

Ubuntu kaippidi Thozargal - July 2008

KDE 4.1 will have Tamil - May 2008

Became Ubuntu Tamil Team Leader - April 2008

GNOME Translations Upstream - Sep 2008

Translation Contribution

Gnome Translation

KDE Translation Contributor for Tamil

Kanimozhi - Tamil Magazine to carry out FOSS News in Tamil

Customising Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04 Live CD's by adding Multimedia codec's, development packages and also added Tamil Language

Ported Ubuntu - 9.10 on i.MX31 and i.MX51 freescale ARM development boards completely in Tamil - July 2009

Free Software

As part of FSFTN Team, we organised two days FOSS workshop and given talk on Tamil Computing at Velalar Engineering College, Erode during 17-18 July 2010.

As part of FSFTN Team, we organised Regional convention on Free Software in March 2010.

Associating with FSFTN core team and guiding students on GRASS-GIS/GTK projects.

Conducted a workshop on Free Software at SSN engineering college along with FSF Tamil Nadu Team in December 2009.

Participated in FSF-TN regional convention held at Chennai in 2008.

Sessions Conducted/Events/Participated

Joined for Ubuntu -10.04 Release party at Kanchipuram by Kanchi-lug in June 2010

Organised a Industrial Training workshop on FOSS for students at SSN engineering college along with FSF-TN Team in June 2010

Ubuntu Demo to students and common public peoples at educational exhibition held in my home town Dharmapuri,Tamil Nadu in May 2010

Educational software's demo for Govt Schools students in Science City Chennai - Dec 2009

Ubuntu Demo at Educational Exhibition for students Vivekananda School, Chennai in Nov 2009

Celebrated Software Freedom Day as a ILUG-C Volunteer at Chennai in Sep 2009

FossConf, Chennai, India Mar 2008

Participated in an International Free Open source Conference named as FOSS.IN, Bangalore, India in Dec 2007

Participated in an International Free Open source Conference named as FOSS.IN, Bangalore, India in Dec 2005

My first FOSS event participation is "Hackers Crack Down-2k5" at NIT, Trichy in Jan 2005

Career/Professional Info

Currently working as Technical Consultant at SRM Technology/NEC Corp, Japan With 7+ Years of experience in IT Industry.

Over 8 months worked as Technical Consultant at SRM Research Institute, Bangalore, India

Over two years of experience in Product development based on Embedded Linux at Dyansys India Pvt Ltd, Chennai as Research and Development Engineer

Over half a year worked as Linux System Administrator at CFD CENTRE, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.

Over one-and-half years of experience in ITES industry as Application Engineer at HOV services Ltd, Chennai, India.

A Bachelor of Engineering passing out of College in 2006 from Computer Science and Engineering discipline from A.C.Tech, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India.


ThangamaniArun (last edited 2015-04-21 09:20:28 by thangamani-arun)