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Sri Ramadoss M

Free Software

SRM Tamil Computational Linguistics event

Titian Digital Event on Tamil Schools using Ubuntu LTSP, Malaysia

Tamil Computing Kalasilangam University

Yavarkkum & MIT meet on Tamil Computing

Teerthamalai, Aroor

Kattatra Menporul - Selected Essays of Richard M Stallman in Tamil

Swadeshi Jagran Manch - Way, Vision, Journey - Talk on Free Software & Tamil Computing Experiences

Mayiladurai AVC FOSS Intro - Fedora Based

Initiated Debian Tamil List

Ubuntu Tamil Team

FOSS Conf 2009, Madurai

Erode Nanda Arts College

Arunai Arts College, Tiruvannamalai

Intrepid Release event Udhagai

Intrepid Release event Tiruppur

National Conference on Free Software Cochin

Intrepid Release Event - Erode, Nov 2008

Feel the Freedom - SASTRA, Sep 2008

Letters to be made better - Fonts workshop, Sep 2008

Insider - 2008 - Rural development Conference at Arunai Engineering College - Thiruvannamalai, Aug 2008

Patent Manual Stake Holder's Meet - Chennai - 28 Aug 08

Ubuntu kaippidi Thozargal - July 2008

4.1 to have Tamil - May 2008

Successor Identification - April 2008

CD Local Production - Jan 2008

Translations Upstream - Sep 2008

Services for Ubuntu CD Distribution - June 2007

Ubuntu Tamil Team - June 2006

At Ubuntu

Board Member of Asia Oceania Membership Board

Sessions/ Events Conducted/ Participated

Indlinux 2009 Meetup

GNU/ Linux with Ubuntu Intro for members

A day GNU/ Linux Intro with Ubuntu

FossConf, Chennai, India

Manonmaniyam Sundaranar University, Thirunelveli, India

SS Jain College, Chennai, India

St. Joseph Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai, India

Bloggers Meet, India

South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Kalmunai, Sri Lanka

Bloggers Meet, Puducherry, India

Translation Contribution/ Co-ordination

Author & Maintainer of Ubuntu Basic Handbook in Tamil

KDE Translation Contributor/ Co-ordinator for Tamil

GNU Website translation Contributor/ Co-ordinator for Tamil

Debian Website/ Documentation Translation Co-ordinator for Tamil

Postgres Translation Co-ordinator for Tamil

Hacker's dictionary English - Tamil Glossary of GNU/ Linux Terminologies

Kanimozhi - Tamil Magazine to carry out FOSS News in Tamil, Now Kaniyam

Immediate Future?

  • A Tamil distro based on Fedora & KDE.
  • The distro to have Tamil Spell Checker in it & few new applications like Indic Onscreen keyboard for KDE, Tamil Dictionary.
  • If somebody could work together, a Kubutu derivative can also be obtained.

At Press

  • Wrote for Sify Tamil Online Magazine on Free Software Philosophy - The links are now extinct following its shutdown

Other Career/ Professional Info


  • Founder, The Root at Amachu Infrasoft Services (, offering FOSS IT Infrastructure Software Services on FOSS, June 2010 till now.
  • Founder, Chairman of Yavarkkuma Menporul Arakkatalai – A foundation to propagate Free Software ideology & proliferate its usage and development across Tamilnadu since December 2009.
  • Co-ordinator of Ubuntu Tamil Team , Ubuntu Member (Since October 2006), Board Member to its Asia Oceania Membership Board.
  • Co-ordinator of ILUGC Tamil Wing – The prominent LUG of Chennai.