FOSSMeet 2016

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

What is a Linux distribution?

Submitted by Syam G Krishnan (@sgk01) on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Technical level

Beginner

Status

Confirmed

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Objective

Understanding the need for Operating system distributions and package management tool.

Description

Brief history of operating systems, the concepts and techniques of the Debian operating system, Debian philosophy, Root file system and the need for packaging.

Requirements

An open mind.

Speaker bio

Enthusiastic Free Software supporter, debian contributor likes to code mainly in C and Python.

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