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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!
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.
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.
openSUSE Board Election 2020 announced
The openSUSE Regular Board Election has been announced for the 15th of December 2020. Results will be published on the new year's eve, i.e 31st December. Call for nominations and applications for the openSUSE Board candidacy is now open.
DevFest 2020 Mauritius
The GDG Mauritius and the Mauritius Software Craftsmanship Community (MSCC) are bringing the DevFest 2020 this November. The previous DevFests have been successful and no doubt this year's event will be great too, despite the challenges brought by the pandemic.
Microsoft Edge preview for Linux
A year after an announcement that Microsoft Edge is coming to Linux, now Edge is available through DEB and RPM packages for major Linux distributions. These packages can be downloaded from the Microsoft Edge Insider website.
Hacktoberfest Mauritius 2020
The virtual Hackertoberfest event happened last night. Folks from the local tech community joined in to celebrate open source software. I joined them too and spoke about Flatpak on openSUSE.
openSUSE + LibreOffice Conference 2020
oSLO 2020 kicked-off on Thursday 15 October at 10h00 UTC with an opening address by The Document Foundation's Chairman, Lothar Becker. The conference was due to happen in Nuremberg, Germany, but due to the pandemic plans were changed and event went fully online