COEP's Free Software Users Group (COFSUG) is a group of volunteers to promote the use and development of Free Software (also known as Open Source Software) in COEP and in other institutions in Pune.
The group carries out activities like:
- Installation festivals to teach people how to install GNU/Linux operating system
- Workshops on Linux Administration, Drupal, Python, Various FOSS technologies, etc.
- The group promotes development of software under GNU GPL-v3 license.
- 8 Feb 2010 Participation in COEP Entrepreneurship Week
COFSUG Volunteered promoted the idea of Entrepreneurship based on FOSS>
- 7 - 8 August 2010 Mini Debian Conference
COEP hosted a Mini Debian Conference in Association with the Debian, India community, supported by CDAC, Pune.
- 4 Feb 2011 Debian Packaging Workshop
One day workshop conducted by Pravin A. for COEP Students on Debian Packaging.
- 4-6 Nov 2011 FUDCON
COFSUG hosted the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, FUDCON'11 in COEP.
- 23 Jan 2012
Moodle v2.5 upgrade completed and announced.
- 17 Feb 2012
A talk on Marathi Wikipedia was given by Vijay Sardeshpande.
- 14 Feb 2012
A talk on philosophy of free software and opportunity for academic institutions was delivered by Abhijit A.M. at IBS, Pune.
- 23 Feb 2012 Talk on Moodle
Abhijit A.M. Delivered a talk to COEP faculty on use of moodle in teaching learning process.
- 21 March 2012 C Programming Workshop
Abhijit A.M. conducted a one-day workshop on C Programming in Linux environment at MIT, Pune.
- 28 Mar 2012
SY students of Computer Engg and IT conducted an introductory Linux workshop for SY Students.
- 12 Aug 2012 Linux Administration Workshop
TY Students conducted a workshop for SY students in FOSS Lab.
- 6 Oct 2012 - Talks in Mindspark
Nishchay Mhatre and Sanket delivered talks in Mindspark 2012.
- 22 May - 2 June 2012
10 day COEP Summer of Code workshop organized by Abhijit A.M. for selected TY and B.Tech. students.
- Oct-Nov 2012
Introductory talks on Free Software were conducted by Abhijit A.M. for SY and TY students of various departments in their regular lecture hours.
- 23-24 Feb 2014 Android Development Workshop
A workshop on Android development was carried out by IITB remotely. It was a 4 day workshop from 23-24 Feb and 2-3 Mar 2013.
- 3-9 May 2013 Linux Administration Workshop
Ty Students conducted a workshop on Linux Administration for SY Students from 3rd to 9th May 2013 in FOSS Lab.
- 3-10 May Linux Administration Workshop
SY and TY students conducted a workshop on Linux Administration for FY students.
- 11 May 2013 Workshop for Indira College Faculty
A workshop was conducted for the faculty of Indira College by Abhijit A.M. on use of Linux based systems in Academics.
- May-July 2013 Summer Projects
Mini projects based on reading and changing Free Software code were offered to students of TY.
- 9 July 2013 Talk in MIT COE
A talk was delivered by Abhijit A.M. in MIT COE on Free Software Philosophy and why the students should adopt it.
- August 2013 Talks on Why FOSS *=
Talks were delievered on the importance of FOSS in academics to SY Computer Engg. and I.T. students by Abhijit A.M.
- 27 August 2013 spoken-tutorials
First session of spoken tutorials program of IIT, Bombay was conducted
- 24 - 26 Nov 2013 Winter Workshop
Workshops were conducted by Abhijit A.M. and TY students for SY Students, on Linux Administration and FOSS Development.