Pune (India) hosts countrys most dence engineering population in large
number of engineering colleges... and each of the instituation usually helds
a technical fest each year in jan-march months which lasts for around 3-6
days... ( http://www.bharatiyam.net/
will give you an idea i made this
website ) there are around 15 major events covering thousands of
now what i propose is to organise a linux confrence/fest during this time
with events like
1. coding (c/perl/...)
2. artwork/look&feel (best customised desktop)
3. oss-made-desktop (best collections of oss packages to make pass general
4. seminars on various oss topics
and likewise now the output of these events will provide informations like
how people want and manages their linux desktops... the coding events will
make familar the power tools and thus encourage people to use them...
(all the events using latest Fedora Core version avalible on the date)
the events promises large contributions from students ... prizes in form of
various things like freebies and cash can be provided ....
looking forward to your reply..