Collection of 45 posts
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.
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.
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.
openSUSE Leap 15.4 Released, Let's party 🥳 🍻
openSUSE Leap uses source from SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE), which gives Leap a level of stability unmatched by other Linux distributions, and combines that with community developments to give users, developers and sysadmins the best stable Linux experience available.
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.
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.
Linux User Group of Mauritius meets Luboš Kocman
We did not have physical meetups for perhaps longer than a year. So, when Luboš told me that he is visiting Mauritius and will be glad to meet local openSUSE, Linux & FOSS people, I was thrilled. Not to mention he'd bring some openSUSE goodies. 😊 I called up LUGM friends to make this happen.
Linux Mint partners with Mozilla and makes some changes to the Firefox package it ships with its distribution
I tried to keep the title of this post less ambiguous or misleading as the others that I found in the past two days.