The Sri Lankan ICT Industry Mourns the Loss of its Most Valued Member

Vidya Jyothi Professor V.K. Samaranayake passed away on Wednesday, 06th June 2007 aged 68 in Stockholm, Sweden. Prof. Samaranayake served as the Chairman of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka from 2004. He was also the Emeritus Professor of Computer Science of the University of Colombo. He was the founder Director of […]

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FOSS-ed for Windows

Thank you all for participation in FOSS-ed on Windows Presentation slides by speakers are linked with respective items in the schedule While there is a trend in the industry moving towards GNU/Linux and Free and Open Source Software – FOSS – Microsoft Windows is still a dominating force. Many applications have been developed around it […]

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Ubuntu Representatives in the island

During the 19 – 21 of April, Matthew Barker and Maria Bonnefon from Canonical of Ubuntu visited Sri Lanka. For video footage of an interview where they discuss various aspects of Ubuntu, please check: Streaming video Download video

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FOSS-ed On Wheels Kandy

An exceptionally well organised and successful event. The turnout included students from several universities and schools. Thanks go to the entire organising committee. We even got plaques! Many thanks to our main sponsor, Google, for making all of this possible. For photos of the event, please check: Anuradha D’s Photos Lasantha’s Photos Sagara’s Photos

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FOSS-ed On Wheels Mahavilachchi

Another successful FOSS-ED on Wheels filled with many memories. Many thanks to our main sponsor, Google, for making all of this possible. For photos of the event, please check: Anuradha R’s Photos Anuradha W’s Photos Suchetha’s Photos

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FOSS-ed On Wheels Buttala

A successful FOSS-ED on Wheels. Many thanks to our main sponsor, Google, for making all of this possible. For photos of the event, please check: Anuradha R’s Photos Suchetha’s Photos

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FOSSSL 2006

FOSSSchool FOSSSchool is aimed at educating school children and university students on the benefits of Free and Open Source Software. It is a half day program for each group held on the 14th of August at the University of Moratuwa. There will be talks on all aspects of free and open source software ranging from […]

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Software Freedom Day 2006

Software Freedom Day celebrations this year were held at Crescat in the morning and afternoon and at Excel World in the evening. The high end PCs were demoed at Crescat in the morning, including a server machine and some laptops donated by our friends at Fencom, and Bud’s Mac Mini running Linux as well. Hundreds […]

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ApacheCon Asia 2006

ApacheCon Asia was the first of its kind in Asia and was a tremendous success. A very big thank you to all of you who attended! In addition we’d also like to say a very big thank you to our generous sponsors, hosts, all the speakers and the spectacular organising committee, without whom the event […]

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ApacheCon Asia ’06

ApacheCon Asia was the first of its kind in Asia and was a tremendous success. A very big thank you to all of you who attended! In addition we’d also like to say a very big thank you to our generous sponsors, hosts, all the speakers and the spectacular organising committee, without whom the event […]

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