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About FOSS Nepal Community

  • Maybe a brief history (Background)
  • FOSS Nepal Community is a team of volunteers who believe in the usage of Free/Open Source Software (FOSS). The primary objective of the community is to promote and diversify the usage of Free/Open Source Software in Nepal.
* To raise awareness among general public, government bodies, private sector, civil society, educational institutions and media for expanding the scope of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) via Free and Open Source Software
* To sensitize general public, government bodies, civil society and media for the implementation of e-governance by means of FOSS; the optimal solution for e-governance
* Advocacy for alternatives in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) specific to ICT
* To enhance the capacity of IT professionals by promoting inclusion of Free and Open Source Software in educational system and providing platform for IT professionals to make them globally salable

What is FOSS?

Benefits of FOSS in general and Nepal's context

Useful Resources

How to get involved/contribute?

  • Artwork
  • Translation/Localization
    • GNOME
    • KDE
    • Partial Localization/Translation of the site itself
    • ...
  • Website
  • Documentation
  • Feedback/Inputs
  • Volunteer
  • Coding
  • ...


Contact us

News and Announcements

  • with RSS feeds

Teams/Interest Groups

  1. Artwork
  2. Fedora User Group
  3. Ubuntu-NP
  4. Curriculum
  5. College Coordination
  6. ...

Ongoing Events/Activities/Projects

  1. Nirvikalpa
  2. prasfutan

Upcoming Events/Activities

  1. Fedora 10 (Cambridge) release party - tentatively 29th November

Past Events/Activities

  1. FKK

Mailings lists

  1. Googlegroups Mailing List:
  • including M/L etiquettes and Subscribe buttons







Useful Links

  • IOSN, FSF, GNU, etc.
  • Get Firefox, OOo, Pass it on, etc.


Local FOSS Communities across Nepal


University/College/School FOSS Communities

University/College Communities...maybe with with their own pages like local FOSS Communities:

School FOSS Communities:

  • Brihaspati
  • AVM
  • Malpi
  • ...

Profiles of Community Members

  • Who's who in the community
  • Optional (depends on member's preference)

In the News (Media/Press Coverage)


  • 2007 Best SFD Award

Supporting Organizations

FOSS Newsletter

  • We could have a subscription page for Newsletter


FOSS Alternatives/Migration


Help FOSS Nepal

  • donation (via PayPal and/or local bank account)

FOSS Nepal Email address for Contributors

  • <>

How to form a new team/project?

  • Local
  • University/College/School
  • Project

How to get help?

  • Mailing Lists
  • Forum
  • Live Chat (IRC)