[Ilugc] Open Source Implementation at mahendra engg College
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Fri Aug 1 12:58:21 IST 2008
Hope, everyone remember my earlier mail on possible implementation of open
source software for regular day to day use in colleges.
As a follow up, i have prepared a team of 4 final year students in mahendra
engg colelge, mallasamudram, tcode, and they have sourced a separate machine
and installed wiki, blogs and forums in that machine.
The principal seems to be encouraging these students..
I used the following setup..
1. WAMP server
I had a mobile conference with them, guiding them clearing their doubts..
Although, the above softwares are very simple, they had lot of obstacles,
and now, they seem to be confident of installing and deploying the
There was question of how to sustain these applications in future.. we have
proposed to build a team comprising of students from 2nd year, in training
on Open source web development, so that the skill set could continue in
To install a mail server (available in ubuntu server edition) and use an
open source mail client, preferrably Thunderbird, at each of the officials
systems. Initially, it would be configured in principal's system, all HOD's
Later, a web based mail client can be setup so that each student would be
given a mail id, which they can access over the browser...
I do not have experience in setting up a mail server. So, can any one who
has experience in this, pls let me know, so that i could contact in case of
Also, any inputs or suggestions regarding this are welcome..
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