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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.

Ish Sookun

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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.

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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.

Ish Sookun

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Attila Pinter and Maurizio Galli join the openSUSE Board

The openSUSE Board Election was announced on the project mailing list on the 1st of November 2021. The election concluded on the eve of new year 2022.

Ish Sookun

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openSUSE Board Election 2021 happening right now

It's the time of the year when Ariez, Edwin and myself hold our regular meetings and chats to plan the openSUSE Board Election. This year we had a twist with insufficient nominations.

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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