Linux Around The World: Mauritius

Last Updated on February 20, 2023

MauritiusOfficial Languages: English (de facto), French (de facto)
Population: 1.3 million
Capital: Port Louis
Currency: Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Major Industries: Textiles, tourism, financial and business sevices, information and communication technology, seafood processing, real estate development, energy, and education/training

Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles) off the southeast coast of the African continent, east of Madagascar.

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
La Ville des FleursLUGM: Linux User Group of Mauritius was formed in 2009. It's open to everyone in Mauritius who are curious about Linux, users of Linux (new or seasoned) and lovers of free software/open source in general.

Did You Know? Compared to other African countries, Mauritius scored the highest in the Human Development Index (HDI) in 2019.

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