The Protocol Club of the CS Department conducted the 'Linux System and Applications Workshop' from 9th-14th November 2017 in the CSE Lab. It was a hands-on workshop targeted mainly at students looking to grasp basic concepts of open source tools and the Linux operating system.
On the first day, Kiran and Karthik, 4th year students of the CS Department, taught the students on how to install the Linux software.
On the second day, Mrs. Namratha, Assistant Professor in the CS Department, briefed the enthusiastic participants about Open Source: Why and What? And Linux: Why and What? While engaging them in the pros and cons about open source software. This was followed by a practical demonstration of compiling and running programs in various languages by Karthik R, 4th year CSE Department.
On the third day, Mrs. Saritha, Assistant Professor in the CS Department, briefed the students about Linux architecture and Linux features which was followed by an interactive session of Installation and Updating of Packages, conducted by Kiran, 4th year CSE Department. On the fourth day, Mrs. Shyamala, Assistant Professor in the CS Department, conducted a session on Basic Shell Scripting and Exercises.
Karthik R, 4th year CSE Department, rounded up the final day with a discussion on some special topics which was well-received by the participants. This Workshop attracted students from several departments belonging to the first, Second, third and fourth years.
Mrs. Namratha M, Assistant,
Professor, Dept. of CSE
Mrs. Saritha AN, Assistant Professor, Dept. of CSE
Mrs. Shyamala G, Assistant Professor, Dept. of CSE
Karthik Ramanathan, 4th Year CSE
Kiran R ,4th year CSE
STUDENT COORDINATORS -
1. Rushikesh Kulkarni
2. Purbid Bambroo
3. Neeharika Arunkumar
4. Eleanor Prashamsini
The feedback for the workshop in general was positive. Students also mentioned they’d like to have such workshops in the future.