Friday, April 11, 2008

Ubuntu Jordan LoCo: FLOSS Introduction - Princess Sumaya University of Technology

Amman, April 9th-10th 2008 -Ubuntu Jordan LoCo Team.
Ubuntu Jordan LoCo Team Logo As part of Ubuntu Jordan LoCo Team continuous efforts to spread awareness about GNU/Linux in the Kingdom, the team organized a public event at Pricess Sumaya University for Technology in Cooperation with The King Hussein School for Information Technology. Mr. Jad Madi & Khamis SekSik gave a two hours lecture Introducing FLOSS in the Jordanian way, as well as a brief background of FLOSS history.
In addition, the lecture included Mr.Seksik explaining some reasons to use FLOSS Jordan, as well as comparing selling service VS selling software, and comparing backward compatibility issues between FLOSS and other software.
Other issues discussed by like the ethical reasons to use FLOSS. The argument is that using proprietary software without paying for it equal theft and as such is unethical. In many ways, we highlighted title="Ubuntu Jordan LoCo Team- March 2008 event">again, choosing the right software is a very important decision because it affects time, effort, and money invested in this software.
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