Ngày hội TỰ DO PHẦN MỀM – Software Freedom Day – Journée mondiale pour la Liberté des logiciels

More information to come in this page Ngày hội TỰ DO PHẦN MỀM 2009 tại Hà Nội

Ngày Hội Tự do Phần mềm (SFD) nhằm quảng bá việc sử dụng Phần mềm Tự do mã nguồn mở (FOSS) khắp thế giới. Mục đích chủ yếu của ngày SFD là nâng cao sự hiểu biết của cộng đồng người dùng về những thuận lợi sẽ được mang lại nếu ứng dụng những phần mềm tự do mã nguồn mửo có chất lượng cao trong ngành giáo dục, chính phủ, tại cơ quan, tại nhà, v.v., nói chung là ở khắp mọi nơi ! Nếu như tổ chức phi lợi nhuận Software Freedom International phối hợp sự kiện SFD ở quy mô toàn cầu, đặc biệt bằng cách gửi các dụng cụ giúp các nhóm địa phương tuyên truyền cho ngày SFD, việc tổ chức ngày SFD thực tế được giao cho các nhóm người tình nguyện đã tập hợp để tổ chức ngày SFD tại địa phương của mình một cách tự do và chủ động.

Ngày Hội Tự do Phần mềm SFD 2009 sẽ diễn ra khắp thế giới vào ngày 19 tháng 09/2009. Các bạn có thể tham khảo chương trình của Ngày SFD2009 tại Hà Nội đang được xây dựng.

Bạn có thể tham khảo chương trình của ngày SFD 2007 ở đây, và của ngày SFD 2008 ở đây.

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Our goal in this celebration is to raise public awareness of the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, in government, at home, and in business – in short, everywhere! The non-profit company Software Freedom International provides guidance in organizing SFD, but volunteer teams around the world organize their own SFD events to impact their own to represent the LUG.

2009’s SFD event ( will take place worldwide on Sat. 19th September, 2009.

The program of the SFD 2009 can be found here.

La Journée pour la Liberté des logiciels (SFD) est une célébration des logiciels libres et à source ouverte qui a lieu dans le monde entier. Le but de cette célébration est de sensibiliser le public aux avantages que peut procurer l’utilisation des logiciels libres de haute qualité dans le monde de l’éducation, au gouvernement, au travail, à domicile, etc., en bref : partout ! Une coordination globale est faite par l’association à but non lucratif Software Freedom International, mais ce sont des équipes de volontaires qui organisent localement la célébration de la Journée SFD à leur propre manière et de façons diverses.

La Journée SFD 2009 aura lieu cette année le 19 septembre 2009. Vous pouvez voir le programme en construction de la Journée SFD 2009 à Hanoï en cliquant ici.

Red Hat Delivers Grant To Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science

Red Hat Summit – Chicago – Sept. 1, 2009 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has gifted a grant to Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science (SCS) to create a state-of-the-art, open source computer laboratory. The laboratory, which will be officially dedicated later this year, will be available to all students, faculty and staff to promote the development and use of free and open source software.

“The School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon is one of the foremost computer science institutions in the world and Red Hat is proud to partner with them in the creation of an open source computer lab,” said Michael Cunningham, executive vice president at Red Hat. “The need for an open source software lab came from an overwhelming demand from students and faculty and Red Hat’s involvement is a natural extension of our company’s historical involvement in the education arena.”

The computer lab has 60 workstations installed with Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, will be open 24 hours, seven days a week and is housed in the School for Computer Science’s newly constructed Gates Center for Computer Science.

“We couldn’t be happier about our partnership with Red Hat and we are thankful for their generous contribution that will make the computer lab a reality,” said Greg Kesden, SCS director of undergraduate laboratories. “We are dedicated to giving students full exposure to the complete spectrum of modern computer science development practices and we wanted to ensure that open source methodologies had a central presence in both our curriculum and in our new facility.”

Previously, the School for Computer Science had a small Linux Lab which held 15 machines. The demand on the lab had outstripped its capacity, oftentimes with four students sharing each workstation. Representatives from the Fedora Project, a Red Hat-sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration project, met with SCS faculty and staff during Red Hat’s annual University Tour and identified the demand for a gathering space dedicated to open source software.

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