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Welcome to Free Software Community of India,
meeting point of Indian FOSS Communities.
261 articles in English and other Indian Languages. Arranged in Categories

Free Software Community of India co-ordinates the free software (also open source) related activities in India. Regular meeting are happening locally. Campaigns in colleges and schools to spread the awareness of Free Software are ongoing. More about FSCI

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An open letter to Government of India to enforce Free Software.

Mailing List




If you are

Whatever be your role in the society, you can do your bit to build a good society where sharing knowledge becomes a virtue and not a vice. We are living in a society where sharing is discouraged, often called by derogatory names, such as for example 'piracy'. This campaign is to create a ready reckoner for any person who intends to promote free knowledge and free software. Here you have some tips.

I want to contribute, tell me how to start?

I like Free Software, I use it regularly and I want to contribute. I don't know where to start.

High Priority Projects


We need to provide Free Software replacements to proprietary communication services which can match feature to feature with their proprietary counterparts.

Campaign for Document Freedom


DRM elimination crew

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Join the DRM elimination crew which is determined to study the effects of DRM and educate the public. So if you wanna join this campaign, just sign your name on the crew list.

IRC channel for Free Software Community of India is #fci on freenode. You can access this through the Wikia IRC Gateway (help)

Comment about the FCI logo here

See also

Initiatives Planned

  1. Free Software Contribution 101 with j4v4m4n
  2. FOSS in Schools - to discuss and implment FOSS in schools.
  3. Unsupported Hardware - to collect data on unsupported hardware and offer them as projects to college students.
  4. Supported Hardware Configurations Database - to collect Hardware configuration details for Laptops, Desktops and other accessories which fully support Free Software
  5. FOSS project identification and indexing by Swathanthra Software users Group, Malappuram
  6. Campaign to promote free software in Karnataka
  7. Foss Community of India is celebrating Software Freedom Day on September 16. List of participating communities
  8. Celebrate February as FOSS Month 2006 (Feb 17th at MCC and 20th at Saptagiri)
  9. Initiation of Student projects at various institutions in association with RedHat India. More focus on to make students comfortable in handling FOSS projects
  10. Formation of KDE Developer Community in India to be known as in association with Sirtaj Singh Kang