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AFRINIC

AFRINIC – CEO Impromptu Travel & attempt to oust the Board Chair

The African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa. It is responsible for the distribution and management of Internet number resources (IPv4, IPv6 and ASN) for the African and Indian Ocean region.

Ish Sookun

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openSUSE

A local mirror for openSUSE users in Mauritius 🥳

This is something I had planned since long — a local mirror for openSUSE users. The only hiccup to it was finding a server & bandwidth sponsor. In fact, sponsorship is usually the struggle for open source projects and/or activities, in Mauritius.

Ish Sookun

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Meetup

Front-end Coders Meetup

The Front-end Coders are back on the meetup scene. This blog post is a sum-up of the meetup that happened on Saturday 9 April 2022 at Prodigious, Ebène.

Ish Sookun

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Censorship

Hindi film « The Kashmir Files » has been rejected by the Film Classification Board of Mauritius — an appeal has been made by mCine

The Kashmir Files is a Hindi film directed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri. The film's story is based on video interviews of the first generation victims of the Genocide of Kashmiri Pandit Community In 1990. Among the cast are film stars like Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi & Puneet Issar.

Ish Sookun

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Laravel

Modify content of password reset email in Laravel Jetstream

Laravel Jetstream is an application starter kit beautifully designed using Tailwind CSS. It uses Fortify for authenticating users and has built-in features for user account registration, email verification, password resets etc.

Ish Sookun

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openSUSE

openSUSE Leap 15.4 Beta testing

The openSUSE Leap 15.4 Beta was released on 2 March 2022. Users can test the beta distribution to hunt and report bugs. The final release of Leap 15.4 is scheduled for 8 June 2022.

Ish Sookun

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Laravel

How to redirect to a URL with query parameters?

Laravel helpers: the redirect() function returns a redirect HTTP response, or returns the redirector instance if called with no arguments:

Ish Sookun

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Laravel

Setup MailHog on openSUSE for development on Laravel

MailHog is an email testing tool that can be very handy in web development and it's very easy to set up. I am using it in my local set up with Laravel 9.

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

Cloud Innovation Ltd loses appeal against AFRINIC

TL;DR — AFRINIC has won. A dramatic legal battle that started in March of last year, can be probably said to be concluded now.

Ish Sookun

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