Tchelinux, Free Software in motion!

The passion has led a group of users to gather and work together in organizing events to promote the open source philosophy in educational institutions in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil. In order to reach as many students as possible, the group decided that the events should always be free of charge, however the attendees are always encouraged to donate 2kg of non-perishable food, which is sent to charities in the cities where the events take place.

Since October 2006 Tchelinux has held 87 events in 20 cities with the help of thousands of volunteers who helped in organizing and presenting 1334 talks, attended by 10643 people who donated 16569kg of food to 41 charities.

There's still a lot to be done and everyone is welcome to participate in Tchelinux, helping to spread the Free Software and bring knowledge to all corners of Rio Grande do Sul state!

We're counting on you!


The 2019 calendar is currently being planned and we will be announcing the dates soon.

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Tchelinux has several communication channels (mailings, IRC, social media etc), and everyone is welcome to participate!

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Liked the idea? Please help to promote Tchelinux in your School or Community and help us take the group meetings to your city!

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