Hamara Sugam Alpha Release

Hamara Sugam Alpha Release

At Hamara Linux we’re pleased to have reached an alpha release of Hamara Sugam 2.0. The 2.0 release track represents our move from the distro being based on Ubuntu towards Debian – The Universal operating system. We feel that basing on Debian aligns with...
Hamara Sugam Theme Update

Hamara Sugam Theme Update

As always, it took a little bit longer than expected, but this is where I am right now with the hamara sugam theme. If you don’t know, Hamara Sugam is intended to be a light weight version of Hamara Linux and will be the first of our releases to be based on...
Hamara Linux at Wikipedia Workshop

Hamara Linux at Wikipedia Workshop

I recently was invited to be part of a wikipedia workshop for newbies which was held at Sinhagad Institute of Technology and Science, Pune at Narhe. The Invitation can be found at Meta . The Meta is where all planning is done about having any events about Wikipedia,...
Thoughts on Open Source and UI / UX

Thoughts on Open Source and UI / UX

After an inspirational few days at the Software Freedom Day in Mumbai and Hamara conference in Pune, I got into some very interesting discussions with some incredible people, which truly changed my view on open source software. One such person was the inspiring...
Hamara Linux 2nd Conference at Pune – III

Hamara Linux 2nd Conference at Pune – III

This would be the conclusive part of the 3-part series of blog posts about the Second Hamara Linux which took place in Pune, this part shares ideas shared by Vikas, Shirish and Raju. Before continuing, you can look at part I and Part 2 of the series at the links...
Hamara Linux 2nd Conference at Pune – II

Hamara Linux 2nd Conference at Pune – II

This will be the second post in the series of chronicling the events that happened in the second HamaraLinux which was held at Courtyard Mariott on 20th September 2015. The talks and sharing were given by Ameya, Nikhil and Gurvinder on various topics.   Going on...
HamaraLinux 2nd Conference at Pune – I

HamaraLinux 2nd Conference at Pune – I

Hi all, This is a 3-part series report on the second Hamaralinux Conference held at Courtyard Mariott on 20th September 2015. The first deals with using free software for financial accounting. For sometime, me, Vikas, Raju and few others have been wanting to do some...
SFD at Mumbai, Directplex – III

SFD at Mumbai, Directplex – III

The concluding part of Hamara community participation at #SFD2015 Mumbai, Directiplex After this it was turn of Raju to share about his experiences of his short yet exciting journey into the world of FOSS. Raju started by sharing how he came into the world of FOSS,...
SFD at Mumbai, Directplex – II

SFD at Mumbai, Directplex – II

Want to make a difference in education? Then read on as to how Hamara is cracking this somewhat untractable problem at SFD celebrations at Directiplex. Part 2 in the series. After lunch, mid-afternoon it was turn of Vikas to share about hamaralinux, a community-based...
SFD at Mumbai, Directiplex – I

SFD at Mumbai, Directiplex – I

Part 1 of a 3 part series of blog posts on celebrating Software Freedom Day (SFD) at Mumbai, Directiplex on 19th September 2015. Just few days after the Trip to Chandigarh, this time we thought of celebrating Software Freedom Day at Mumbai as well. I had been...