First Meet of MarakkanamGLUG….!!!!


We are very happy to share that today 15.12.2013 (Sunday), the First meet of MarakkanamGLUG (MGLUG)  held !!!


The Schedule that was planned on the first meet:

1. History Of GNU/Linux

2. About FOSS

3. Linux Distributions

4. Difference between Linux and Windows Operating syatems

5. Disadvantage of Windows

6. Mailing List of MGLUG (Marakkanam Gnu/Linux user group)

7. Agenda of MGLUG



Location:  chennai main road , government high school ,chunambedu (Town nearby marakkanam).



Speakers: I (M.sathish) , P.Bagath Singh (M.E) , S.Vivek (B.E) .

Time : 11.00 am – 3.00 p.m



K.Balaji ,G.Magesh Kumar,A.Aravind,J.Athi Moolam,P.BagathSingh,A.Mohan,D.Gowtham,V.Visvanathan,V.Sundra Pandiyan,S.Vivek ,K.Yuvaraj,P.Dinesh ,P.Prakash ,K.Sathish, K.somunath,




Everyone Introduce themselves initially.


As per the schedule , the first session was About

  • Introduction and History of GNU (“GNU’s Not Unix!”)
  • Richard Stallman
  • Linux Trovold and his Kernel
  • Detailed Introduction FOSS
  • GPL (General Public License)
  • Open source Software vs piracy software.
  • Windows Vs Linux
  • Security of Linux

Taken by M.Sathish (Myself).




Mr.Bagath Singh as completed his Master of Engineering in Telecommunication and done is Final year project in Opensource hardware. now he is working as a assistant professor.


Gave his lecture about various Distribution of Linux and explained about the use of Mailing list in the MGLUG.








Finally Mr.Vivek gave the detailed information about MGLUG and Agenda and working of MGLUG to the participants.




All these people were really listened all these interesting technical informations and asking doubt about various thing’s in FOSS and Linux Distribution and we are very happy to explain and solve their doubt’s. and share the book of  introduction about Gnu/Linux in tamil  written by  Mr.  M.K.Saravanan. 








Marakkanamglug’s first week class was finished happily and full of technical informations





– Next meet’s  schedule, date & venue will be out soon… Agenda is pending… 


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