[SFD-discuss] Free and Open Source software for Windows compilations TTCS OSSWIN DVD and TTCS FSWIN CD available online for SFD 2011

Dev Anand Teelucksingh devtee at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 15:49:48 UTC 2011


The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society (TTCS ; http://ttcsweb.org/)
is pleased to announce the availability of the TTCS OSSWIN DVD for
download on the Internet in time for Software Freedom Day 2011 on
September 17, 2011.

TTCS OSSWIN DVD - http://www.ttcsweb.org/osswin-dvd/

The TTCS OSSWIN DVD is a compilation of nearly 100 programs Free and
Open Source Software for Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP.

You can use your web browser to read detailed information about each
program in this compilation : what the program does, its key features,
useful related websites, view a screenshot of the program and find
links to the program's website and to download/install the program
from the TTCS OSSWIN DVD.

The web-based interface allows you to quickly browse the variety of
software organised into the following categories:

* Desktop Applications
* Educational
* Games
* Graphics
* Internet
* Server
* Sound and Video
* Utilities

Visit http://www.ttcsweb.org/osswin-dvd/ for a complete list of
programs and how to download and use the 1.5GB ISO via BitTorrent.

The TTCS OSSWIN DVD is the successor to the TTCS OSSWIN CD v2.2
(http://www.ttcsweb.org/osswin-cd/), our compilation of Free and Open
Source Software on a 700MB CD. Launched in 2006, the TTCS OSSWIN CD
was garnered many favourable reviews from various websites and has
found use in many countries at many events over the past 5 years.
The TTCS OSSWIN CD was also updated in August 2011 in time for SFD
2011 for those seeking to distribute CDs rather than DVDs. See
http://www.ttcsweb.org/osswin-cd/ for a list of programs and how to
download the 700MB CD via direct download.

Also available is the TTCS FSWIN CD, a compilation of Free Software
for Windows 7/Vista/XP.
Free Software is software that meets the Free Software Foundation’s
(FSF) definition at http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html

The impetus for the TTCS FSWIN CD came from a request from someone
from Free Software Foundation Europe (FSF Europe)
(http://www.fsfe.org/). Details about the TTCS FSWIN CD, including the
download mirror can be found at http://www.ttcsweb.org/fswin-cd/


Kind Regards,

Dev Anand Teelucksingh
Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society at http://ttcsweb.org/
"networking local computer users!"



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