Collection of 40 posts

Linux

openSUSE

openSUSE distributions dedicated page

openSUSE is not just one Linux distribution. It is a project that hosts different distributions adapted for specific needs, e.g desktop, server & container orchestration. The desktop and server editions are available in regular releases and rolling editions.

Admin

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Ubuntu

How to host a free 1 year server running UBUNTU in AWS?

If you are looking to practice with Ubuntu servers, especially hosting websites, running databases etc, then an Ubuntu virtual private server is the ideal solution. If you can get that for free it's even better. Yes, you can get an Ubuntu virtual server for free on the Amazon Web Services.

Chittesh Sham

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Linux

Grab a cool wallpaper for your Linux desktop

Digital Ocean released a bunch of really nice wallpapers in 2016. Not all of all of the wallpapers are Linux themed but there are a few cool ones featuring the Linux mascot, Tux.

Admin

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Linux

RHEL no-cost* vs openSUSE Leap

TL;DR. Red Hat allows its clients to use RHEL for free on up to 16 machines. On the other hand, openSUSE Leap boasts binary compatibility with SUSE Linux Enterprise and comes without any restriction on usage.

Admin

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Linux

SOGo calendar synchronization breaks due to emoji in the event title

Recently, I encountered an issue with the SOGo CalDAV synchronization. If an emoji is inserted in the event title, then the calendar would stop synchronizing across devices.

Admin

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openSUSE

openSUSE community elects Axel, Gertjan and Neal to serve on the Board

openSUSE members were called to vote in the Regular Board Election on 15 December 2020. Five candidates ran in this election for three available seats.

Admin

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu Mauritius

In 2021, we are going to sort out a few things and make the Ubuntu Mauritius group active again. Chittesh has agreed to take on the reign. He is already the team's go-to person. Expect to see more purple desktops next year!

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openSUSE

Candidate slate for the openSUSE Board Election 2020

The openSUSE Board Election is scheduled for the 15th till 30th of December 2021. The candidate slate has been finalised and posted on the project's mailing list this morning.

Admin

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MSCC

Developers Conference 2021 - Call for Speakers announced

DevCon 2021 is happening. Save the dates; 18, 19 & 20 March 2021. After having to resort to a virtual conference this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the DevCon 2021 physical conference will be a much awaited event on the island.

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