[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 17:40:13 UTC 2011
Unfortunately, the TTCS did not register for SFD as our workload (and
lack of time) made it difficult to do a proper SFD event this month
worthy of our previous efforts from 2006-2010 this year.
Dev Anand Teelucksingh
On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 12:28 PM, Frederic Muller - SFI
<fred at softwarefreedomday.org> wrote:
> Hey guys!
> Nice to see you're still maintaining the project. I didn't see you
> registering for SFD this year, no time?
> On 09/11/2011 11:49 PM, Dev Anand Teelucksingh wrote:
>> 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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