FOSS on Basilan "The Path to the Open Source World"

The MICOMS Organization composed of I.T. Students of Claret College of Isabela stage FOSS@CCI last September 16, 2006 at Audio Visual Room, with the theme “The Path to the Open Source World”. Promoting and orienting the power and efficiency of GNU/Linux in Basilan. Delegates are from different organizations in Basilan including students. Mrs. Yolyne Medina and Mr. Joseth Anthony Zamora (two FOSS experts) were invited as speakers.

The event was organized as part of the global Software Freedom Day celebration with an effort to educate and promote to the public the grassroot virtues and availability of Free and Open Source Software and GNU/Linux in Basilan. This was made possible with the help and support of TESDA, DOST and the Vice Governor of Basilan, Mr. Alrasheed Sakalahul who was also the guest speaker. Ubuntu Cd‘s 5.10 were given away including flyers, stickers and the IOSN “Primer: Open Standard”.