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{{box1 startMoreLinks}} === [[IfYouAre|If you are ]] === Whatever be your role in the society, you can do your bit to build a good society where sharing knowledge becomes a virtue and not a vice. We are living in a society where sharing is discouraged, often called by derogatory names, such as for example 'piracy'. This campaign is to create a ready reckoner for any person who intends to promote free knowledge and free software. [[IfYouAre|Here]] you have some tips. === [[Contribute|I want to contribute, tell me how to start?]] === I like Free Software, I use it regularly and I want to contribute. I don't know where to start. * [[Contribute|Learn More]] {{box2 start}} ==[[High Priority Projects]]==[[Image:High.png|centre|140px]] We need to provide Free Software replacements to proprietary communication services which can match feature to feature with their proprietary counterparts. * List of [[High Priority Projects]] ==[[Campaign for Document Freedom]]== [[Image:140px-Liberate.svg.png|centre|140px]] * [ Say NO to Microsoft Office broken standard]* [ MSOOXML-QUESTIONS]  ==[[Anti-DRM-Campaign|DRM elimination crew]]== [[Image:DBD_eliminate.Small.jpg|centre|140px]]Join the [[Anti-DRM-Campaign|DRM elimination crew]] which is determined to study the effects of DRM and educate the public. So if you wanna join this campaign, just sign your name on the crew list. {{boxes end}} {|style="width:100%;margin-top:+.7em;background-color:#fcfcfc;border:1px solid #ccc"|style="width:56%;color:#000"|*[[GNU Labs]]*[[Challenges|Challenges to Indian FOSS Contributors]]|style="width:56%;|*[[Contributors|List of Indian FOSS Contributors]]*[[Hackers|Hacker Community]] |}'''IRC channel for Free Software Community of India is #fci on freenode. You can access this through the [ Wikia IRC Gateway] ([[Wikia:Wikia IRC channel|help]])''' '''Comment about the FCI logo [ here]'''<!-- {{featured-contributor}} -->  == See also ==*[ Mailing list]*[ Loomio]  == Initiatives Planned ==#[[Free Software Contribution 101 with j4v4m4n]]#[[FOSS in Schools]] - to discuss and implment FOSS in schools.#[[Unsupported Hardware]] - to collect data on unsupported hardware and offer them as projects to college students.#[[Supported Hardware Configurations Database]] - to collect Hardware configuration details for Laptops, Desktops and other accessories which fully support Free Software#[[FOSS project identification and indexing]] by Swathanthra Software users Group, [[Malappuram]]#[[Campaign to promote free software in Karnataka]]#Foss Community of India is celebrating [ Software Freedom Day] on September 16. [[SFD | List of participating communities]]#Celebrate February as [[Bangalore/FOSS_Month-2006|FOSS Month 2006]] (Feb 17th at [[Bangalore/MCC|MCC]] and 20th at [[Bangalore/SCE| Saptagiri]])#Initiation of Student projects at various institutions in association with RedHat India. More focus on to make students comfortable in handling FOSS projects#Formation of [[KDE|KDE Developer Community]] in India to be known as in association with Sirtaj Singh Kang ------------------------------------------------------------

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