Presentation: Winds of Change - FOSS in India
Since 2010, Libresoft has been with the mission to strengthen the adoption of Free and Open Source Software in India, this talk focuses on the various aspects of FOSS in India.
Since 2010, Libresoft has been with the mission to strengthen the adoption of Free and Open Source Software in India and the flag bearer has been SuperX, a KDE distribution.
In this talk/presentation, I will discuss the challenges faced and accomplishments so far, in the Government sector as well as the state of FOSS in general in India. This talk shall highlight various policies of the Union Government as well as policies of different states of India, with the special focus for the State of Assam and how much of those policies are materialized and what needs to be done by open source projects and communities in order to improve the open source scene in India.
In this talk, I shall also highlight the role of KDE software and how KDE software has helped Libresoft and SuperX towards its goals.