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"Today many people are switching to free software for purely practical reasons. That is good, as far as it goes, but that isn't all we need to do! Attracting users to free software is not the whole job, just the first step."- Richard Matthew Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation (FSF)

Welcome to LibrePlanet TIET!

About the group

LibrePlanet Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (LPTIET) is the group of our college Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. TIETians who are users and supporters of free software took the first step by forming a community that would encourage people to switch from proprietary software to free software. Even though most of us are not coders or software engineers, as computer users, it is important for us to understand why software freedom is so essential. So, we aim to spread our message through the following activities:

  • write-ups
  • speeches
  • presentations
  • workshops
  • seminars
  • projects
  • events
  • hackfests

LPTIET was formed on May 30, 2019. We also have our Instagram channel, LUG TIET], on WordPress.


LibrePlanet TIET understands the Mission Statement and agrees with the Code of Conduct.


  • Radhesh Goel
  • Vanshika Mittal
  • Selina Varshney
  • Riya Sharma
  • Viraj Mathur
  • Arun Bhatnagar
  • Nishit Dudeja
  • Suhawni
  • Anchit Mehra
  • Parth Aggarwal
  • Inesh Kumar
  • Advit Garg
  • Sachin Goyal
  • Swastik Sharma
  • Ankit Sharma
  • Amish Priyadarshi
  • Aanchal Trehan
  • Siddharth Raj
  • Sirimalla
  • Daksh Kumar
  • Nahar
  • Kartik Gupta
  • Kanika Chanana
  • Ronit Gorisari
  • Harshit Sharma
  • S Uma Shankar Reddy


a). Workshops

1. GNU/Linux

  • Instructor: Radhesh Goel
  • Topics covered: history, installation, and commands of GNU/Linux (Linux Mint); introduction to free software

b). Projects

1. Almalinux Playground

  • Team members: Radhesh Goel
  • Details: This project has been accepted by Alma Linux


Non-Thapar Membership at LibrePlanet

  • Create a non-member account
  • Log in (an IP address will be displayed on the top right of the window if you are not logged in)
  • Go to your user page by clicking on your username (top right)
  • Go to 'Edit' to create your profile (take help from 'Editing help' if needed)
  • Add your name to the list of members on this page (do not forget to insert the link to your user page)
  • Congratulations! You are now a part of LPJGI as well as a non-associate member of the FSF.

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