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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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Internet Community

Obtain a Let's Encrypt certificate for your domain using acme.sh

Let's Encrypt is a non-profit Certificate Authority (CA) run by Internet Security Research Group that provides X.509 certificates for Transport Layer Security encryption at no charge. Its goal is to make all websites secure using HTTPS.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

S. Moonesamy writes to the Data Protection Office regarding the alleged data capture at the Baie Jacotet Submarine Cable Landing Station

The Data Protection Office of Mauritius operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, since February 2009 when the Data Protection Act 2004 came into force. ​This office aims at protecting privacy rights of individuals.

Ish Sookun

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Internet Community

How much space is required to store 2 mins of data captured from all internet traffic in Mauritius?

It is a question that probably many people are asking after reading the news since last week-end.

Ish Sookun

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Cybersecurity

What is TLS encryption and how does it secure your internet communication?

Lately a lot of people have been asking the question – whether their private message on the internet could be decrypted by a third-party if the latter intercepted their internet traffic?

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, reaches out to the African Telecommunications Union (ATU), for potential Board Directors

The African Telecommunications Union is a specialised agency of the African Union set up to promote the development of info-communications in Africa. The Union comprises of 48 Member States and 54 Associate Members (comprising of telecom operators).

Ish Sookun

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macOS

Apache Directory Studio on the Apple M1

Apple M1 is an ARM-based system-on-chip (SoC) designed by Apple Inc., for its devices, like the MacBook, Mac Mini, iMac, iPad, etc. A system-on-chip (SoC) is an integrated circuit that contains components such as the CPU, GPU and other I/O interfaces.

Ish Sookun

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