Collection of 44 posts
Installing MySQL Community Server version 8 on openSUSE Leap 15
The MySQL repository for SUSE Linux provides a simple and convenient way to install and update MySQL products with the latest software packages using the Zypper package management tool.
openSUSE Board Election 2022 — Results
openSUSE Board Elections are carried out every year and members are called to cast their vote electronically for their preferred candidate. The Election Platform is run by the Election Committee. Ariez Vachha, Edwin Zakaria and I were the Election Officials.
openSUSE Board Election 2022 campaign has begun
The electronic voting for the openSUSE Board Election is scheduled to begin on 1 December and ballots will close on 15 December. Six candidates are running for three seats on the Board.
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.
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.