openSUSE Board election 2019-2020

This year's openSUSE Election Committee is composed of Ariez Vachha, Edwin Zakaria and myself. Ariez joined the committee for the first time, while Edwin and I have worked together on the previous openSUSE Board election.

Preps for the Developers Conference 2020...

The next Developers Conference, simply dubbed DevCon 2020, will be held on 2 - 4 April at the Caudan Arts Centre in Port-Louis, Mauritius. This time the conference theme is Comics, which I am pretty sure requires no further explanation as to what to expect.

Change the page margins for a single page in a LaTeX document

The simplest way I found of doing it is using the changepage package available from While the package provides several commands to adjust the page margins, text blocks or the entire page design, I find the below single line command extremely useful.

अगला openSUSE Asia Summit भारत में होगा

सम्मेलन के समापन समारोह से पहले यह घोषित कि गइ की अगला सम्मेलन, याने कि openSUSE Asia Summit 2020, मानव रचना इंटरनेशनल इंस्टिट्यूट ऑफ़ रिसर्च एंड स्टडीस, फरीदाबाद, हरियाणा, भारत में होगा। इंस्टिट्यूट की प्रतिनिधि, शोभा त्यागी, ने विस्तार से अपना प्रस्ताव बाताया जोकी सम्मेलन के...

Debugging on MicroOS made easier with toolbox

Until now, it was not easy to run debugging tools on openSUSE MicroOS or Kubic for the simple reason that installing any package using the transactional-update in package_name command would require a reboot for the program to be available on the system.

Elections & Propaganda in Mauritius

It's not a new thing that opponents spread rumours during an election period to mislead the population in favor or against something. Such tactics predates the use of Internet & social media campaigns.