[smc-discuss] [fsug-calicut] Re: [x-post] Sign and spread: Petition for Mandating Use of Free and Open Source Software in New Education Policy -2016

Junise Safvan junisesafvan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 02:12:59 PDT 2020


Please try with the latest version of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

On Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 10:42 AM jijiya rp <jijiyarp at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi there,
> While installing ubuntu it is not showing whether it is to install or
> try??
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016, 8:04 PM Pirate Praveen <praveen at onenetbeyond.org>
> wrote:
>> Information Communication Technology (ICT) is the pivot and backbone of
>> our lives in this digital age.
>> Education is one of the most important aspect which is affected by ICT.
>> The said sector depends heavily on computers and other such devices like
>> Tablets and more so on the software (programs ) and the Operating System
>> which these machines run.
>> There are two types of software systems available as choices. Free (as
>> in freedom ) often referred to as Open source software, and proprietary
>> software. These two systems differ In the way they are provided to the
>> end-users, development practices and amount of freedom users have with
>> the technology.
>> While Free and Open source software gives every one the permission to
>> use, understanding and make copies with or without modifications, the
>> proprietary software only allows user to use a single copy on a single
>> machine without any permission to understand, modify or make copies for
>> personal or professional reasons even though license has been payed for.
>> There are several issues governing what kind of Software and OS should
>> be used in education. This document focuses on these issues and will
>> make recommendations on software and OS to be used in educational
>> institutes syllabus and administration.
>> Read full document and sign
>> https://www.change.org/p/petition-for-mandating-use-of-free-and-open-source-software-in-new-education-policy-2016
>> Share this link widely and get as many signatures as you can so we can
>> create maximum impact.


Junise Safvan

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