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Released Indic Keyboard v3, MSC, Varnam Editor on flatpak, Partnered with fosshack, New version of Manjari, Malayalam spellchecker, Mapping parties, release file server, New tools such as Entechil, conjunct finder and more.
Another busy month for SMC. Read full report for Auguest 2020:

Today, from 15:00 to 17:00 UTC #DebConf20 online speaks Malayalam! Talks are: State of writing Malayalam on GNU/Linux : ഗ്നു/ലിനക്സിലെ മലയാളമെഴുത്തു്‌ (15:00 UTC), എന്താണ് ഡെബിയൻ? (15:30 UTC) and എനിയ്ക്കും ഡെബിയനില്‍ വരണം, ഞാന്‍ എന്തു് ചെയ്യണം? (I want to join Debian, what should I do?) (16:00 UTC)

ഇന്നത്തെ എന്റെ debconf talkനു വേണ്ടി നിർമ്മിച്ച ഒരു Malayalam Input Tools comparison. ഇത് നിർമ്മിക്കുമ്പോഴാണു, Q കീയ്ക്ക് ലിപ്യന്തരണത്തിൽ വല്യ കാര്യമില്ലെന്ന് മനസ്സിലായത്.

Demonetization during Nazi occupation of Netherlands. From Anne Frank's diary.

I've updated the Wikipedia page with this. I also found out that France & Netherlands also did more demonetization during/after war :

(Possible unpopular opinion) PHP is easier than Python to script faster and solve a problem. It's an easier to use swiss knife

This script combines results from a paginated Django REST Framework API endpoint

Since KFON is via KSEB power lines, we can have digital electricity meters i.e electricity meter will be an IoT device, sending KSEB the meter reading at time of bill, no more manual reading needed !

Lot of things we can do when almost everywhere has good internet connectivity.

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Only 20% of mobile towers in Kerala has fiber connection ? That explains the slow speed. What other mechanism do they use to communicate ? Satellites ?

Mentions "internet as a right" here.

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This is huge! Internet as a right to everyone with infrastructure under public ! Helps IoT, increased high speed fiber internet connectivity even to villages ! Hope this gets completed well !

KFON expected to be completed by 2020 December.

KFON, The Kerala Fiber Optical Network

Varnam Editor is now available on Flathub ! Available on a Linux software center near you !

flatpak install flathub com.varnamproject.Varnam

So I just realized now todo.txt is created by the founder of @lifehacker, @ginatrapani. Best life hack I've ever used. It has increased my productivity a LOT.

"If you want to get it done, first write it down."

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I've been using for keeping track of things for some months now.

It's plain simple to use and gets things done

sudo apt install todotxt-cli
alias t="todo-txt"

കമ്പ്യൂട്ടറിൽ മലയാളം എഴുതുന്ന പ്രിയരേ

നിങ്ങൾ ഏതു് ഉപകരണം ഉപയോഗിച്ചാണ് മലയാളം എഴുതുന്നതു് ? അതിൽ തൃപ്തരാണോ ?

Thanks to @radhikaa2001 for this spidey logo !

Check out @walter_tommasi's Buefy library to build beautiful UIs in VueJS

WebDrop is also available at

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WebDrop uses public @WebTorrentApp Trackers for discovering devices and sharing files too!

WebDrop.Space is just a static website and the transfer happens with the max speed peer to peer !

Source code :

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Introducing WebDrop.Space, an easy way to transfer files & messages across all your devices seamlessly.

It works entirely on your browser with @WebTorrentApp, no installation needed ! Plus all devices under the same WiFi auto join the same room!

Made @MLHacks

Indic Keyboard is available for 23 languages with 57 layouts.

It's available in Play Store and F-Droid :

It's a free software project hosted here :

It's been my primary keyboard for a month now, and I love it so far :)

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Teaching amma Malayalam keyboard. Circle of life eh. Manglish won't work for her, because the spelling millenials use is very different from their assumption of words.

@smcproject's Indic Keyboard is super useful for all generations.

Keep up the awesome work @jishnu7 !

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Subin/സുബിൻ:/bin/su's choices:

സൗത്ത് ഇന്ത്യയിലെ ആദ്യത്തെ മാസ്റ്റഡോൺ കമ്മ്യൂണിറ്റി!

ഫെഡറേറ്റഡ് സോഷ്യൽ വെബ്ബിലെ മലയാളിക്കൂട്ടം.