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Ish Sookun

Ish Sookun

Passionate blogger and an open source software advocate who lives on the beautiful island of Mauritius.

COVID-19

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases in one day

Mauritius sets new record of new COVID-19 cases. The country re-opened its borders on 15 July 2021. On the same day the number of new local cases of COVID-19 rose to an unprecedented peak and the country recorded one unfortunate COVID-19 related death.

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COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V available in Mauritius

The Ministry of Health has started administering the first dose of the Sputnik V vaccine as part of its campaign against COVID-19 in Mauritius.

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Linux

Insert unicode characters in KDE using Ctrl + Shift + U

The keyboard key combination of Ctrl + Shift + U allows special characters to be inserted in a text editor in GNOME. For example, Ctrl + Shift + U followed by 00e9 will produce é.

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Linux

Disable "single-click" to open folder in KDE Dolphin

A short blog post to explain how to enable "double-click" in Dolphin in KDE Plasma.

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Internet Community

Indian government gives final notice to Twitter to comply with new IT rules

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has given Twitter a final notice to comply with its new IT rules, which were passed in February. Among the rules, it is required that social media companies appoint a Chief Compliance Officer.

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Internet Community

Nigerian government suspends Twitter operations in the country

The Federal Government of Nigeria has suspended all Twitter operations in the country. It is unclear, however, what does the suspension mean for Twitter, since the social network service is still accessible across Nigeria.

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MSCC

We love ❤️ links

An online tool to create a short link that contains a list of links.

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Mauritius

ICTA says it will summarize the comments & suggestions, can we trust?

In its latest press communique, the Information and Communication Technologies Authority, displayed a cheap tactic of manipulating public opinion, by publishing only a selection of paragraphs from Facebook's submission to show them in the good light.

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Mauritius

Proof-of-concept proxy shows user account passwords and private photos can be decrypted

A proof-of-concept proxy using Fiddler Everywhere shows that user account passwords from websites like Twitter, LinkedIn, Gmail Hotmail and private photos from Facebook, Messenger and Instagram can be decrypted.

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