GNOME Asia Summit 2016 Part 2

Writing this a little late, as I stayed few more days in Delhi. It was very interesting and exciting. This was first event of its kind for me and it was great learning experience.
If you’re the most intelligent person in the room then you’re in the wrong room. That’s why I choose a room filled with Linux Enthusiasts, developers, and professionals to place myself in. This whole event was divided in 3 days.
Day 0 I arrived a little late but the event was still not started. So, I got an ID card with schedule for the day and volunteers directed me to the hall. I was kinda uncomfortable at first as didn’t know anybody. Ekaterina started the event’s first workshop. It was about How to make first contribution. Then we had a little break, that’s when I started talking to few guys. I was getting more comfortable, people were very kind and welcoming. This was followed by workshop by David King on Writing a Gnome application for newcomers. At last the Arun and Nirbheek took over with the worksh…

GNOME Asia Summit 2016 Part 1


This is my first post.

It all started 8 months ago when suddenly my hard disk failed. But need to use computer for Lectures, and then while surfing on internet I found out that Linux Distros have Live boot option so I thought why not give it a try.

As Ubuntu is very famous and recommended distro for new users so I downloaded Ubuntu. But, soon I was bored of it, and then begin a journey of trying new distros. I downloaded a lot of distros including Fedora, Chromixium, Chromium OS, Remixos, Elementary os, Debian, Tails, even Kali linux et cetera.

But at that point of time I started using Kali Linux for live boot as when I came to know about its popularity amongst the hackers, I suddenly become intrested. That’s where Gnome came in. Kali Linux uses Gnome desktop as default and Gnome was very different from Windows and much simpler and minimal.

Then I came to know that Gnome desktop can be actually manipulated using tools to make it how you want unlike windows from surfing the interne…