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Linux

AlmaLinux mirror in Mauritius 🐧

AlmaLinux is a Linux distribution which is binary compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). It was created by CloudLinux and it is currently maintained by the AlmaLinux OS Foundation, a non-profit to steward ownership and governance of the project.

Ish Sookun

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS ARM64 mirror in Mauritius

AArch64 or ARM64 is the 64-bit extension of the ARM architecture family. Ubuntu supports the ARM64 architecture via the ubuntu-ports repository.

Ish Sookun

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Internet Community

Right of Reply from Cloud Innovation to AFRINIC's Communique referred in SysAdmin's Journal on 30 August 2022

Following a recent post that I published which referred to a communique by AFRINIC appearing on its website and on page 7 of the l'express dimanche newspaper, I was contacted by the legal representative of Cloud Innovation. Below is the latter's verbatim reply to the AFRINIC's communique.

Ish Sookun

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MSCC

Developers Conference 2022, it's finally happening 🎉

Due to COVID-19, sanitary restrictions and limit on number of people at gatherings, tech conferences did not happen in Mauritius in the past two years. That's about to change.

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

AFRINIC published FAQ to explain the litigation with Cloud Innovation Ltd

More and more people are taking cognisance of this particular matter between AFRINIC and one of its resource members. AFRINIC even issued a press communique to clarify the situation. The communique was published in a few Mauritian newspapers and news websites across Africa.

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

AFRINIC issued a communique after Cloud Innovation published "right of reply" in Mauritian newspaper

The legal battle between AFRINIC and one of its resource members, Cloud Innovation Ltd, continues. However, it seems that the fight is not just in the Supreme Court of Mauritius anymore but they are also fighting to be heard via the press. 🤔

Ish Sookun

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu mirror in Mauritius

Operating system updates when fast and smooth, it is always a pleasure to see. No one ever wants a slow machine because updates are hogging resources. Thanks to cloud.mu who sponsored a server and bandwidth, we now have an Ubuntu mirror in Mauritius.

Ish Sookun

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Meetup

Front-End Coders Meetup at ACENSI Mauritius

Front-End Coders Mauritius is a community around front-end development based in Mauritius. The group organises monthly meetups free for anyone interested to attend. Meetup announcements are made on social media platforms and agenda is available on frontend.mu.

Ish Sookun

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openSUSE

Announcing the availability of two openSUSE mirrors in Mauritius

Until a few months ago, there were only two openSUSE mirrors in the whole African continent — in South Africa and Kenya. Now, Mauritius has joined the list by adding two more openSUSE mirrors in Africa.

Ish Sookun

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