- The H: Backports now an official Debian repository
- iTWire: Debian's next release frozen
- The H: Debian Squeeze frozen
- eWeek: Debian Developer Conference Under Way in New York City
- Debian Project News: Debian Project News - May 31st, 2010
Devel Announce: bits from the DPL: RFH, comm., derivatives, delegates, newbies
- PolishLinux: Stefano Zacchiroli (Debian Leader): Local communities are important
- Debian Project News: Debian Project News - May 18th, 2010
- iTWire: Keeping 1000 devs focused: new Debian leader speaks
- iTWire: Stefano Zacchiroli is new Debian leader
H: Wayback machine for Debian repositories
- Debian: New archive snapshot service available
UK: Updated Debian GNU/Linux Distribution
Debian 5.0, "Lenny" was released on 14 February 2009 after nearly two
years of development. It includes more than 25 000 packages including
many security enhancements such as SELinux included with all new installs
(although it is disabled by default) and PHP's Suhosin system.
H: Debian 6.0 Squeeze to be released in
- iTWire: Debian looking at development freeze by March
- The H: Kernel 2.6.32 for Debian Squeeze
- iTWire: Debian powers robotic sub to victory
- iTWire: Next Debian release with FreeBSD kernel as well
- Debian: Robotic Submarine Running Debian Wins International Competition
- Register: Debian to harness freebsd with kernel port
- The H: Update for "Lenny", Debian 5.0.3
H: Debian switches to Upstart
- Linux Magazine: ROSE Blog Interviews: Meike Reichle, Debian Developer
- InternetNews.com: Happy sweet 16 Debian - where now?
- The H: Happy Birthday Debian
H: Shuttleworth wants to support Debian
- Debian: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 "Squeeze" release goals
- Debian: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes
- Slashdot: The State of Munich's Ongoing Linux Migration
H: Berlin art colleges switch to Linux
UK: Up close and personal with Debian 5.0
- The H: Health Check: Ubuntu and Debian's special
- The H: First update for Debian 5.0 "Lenny" released
- iTWire: Steve McIntyre re-elected Debian leader
- Linux Magazine: Combining Debian and FreeBSD; Pushing the Envelope of FOSS
- PC Quest: Debian 5: Lenny
- Adventures In Open Source: Distro Review: Debian Lenny
- The H: Kicking off Debian Squeeze
- The H: Debian Project updates Package Policy
- The H: Interview: Steve McIntyre of Debian
- Howto Forge: A Short Introduction To Apt-Pinning
- eWeek: Debian 5.0 Continues Strong Linux Tradition
- eWeek: Debian's Lenny Remains an Apt Community Linux Option
- HowtoForge: The Perfect Desktop - Debian Lenny
- Datamation: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0: Flexible
and (Almost) Free
- Ars Technica: Looking at Lenny: hands on with Debian 5.0
- Computerworld: Debian 5's Five Best Features
- Register: Debian 'Lenny' arrives: bigger, longer, searchable
- ZDNet UK: Debian 'Lenny' released
- DesktopLinux.com: Debian achieves fifth major release
- TechWorld: Debian's Lenny offers enterprises open-source option
- Register: 'Lenny': Debian for the masses?
- Slashdot: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 "Lenny" Released
- Tectonic: Debian ships Lenny 5.0 release after 22 months of development
online: Lenny debuts - Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 released
- Debian: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 released
- InternetNews.com: Debian Lenny: A Linux Valentine Release
- ITWire: Why Debian release schedules don't matter
- LXer: Debian goes into deep freeze
- ITWire: A conversation with Bdale Garbee
- ITWire: Getting FOSS developers and companies to play nicely
Technica: Debian 5 release approaches... binary
- Ars Technica: Why Ubuntu users should care about Debian
- LinuxPlanet: Seven Most Influential GNU/Linux Distributions
- Heise online: Ts'o calls for pragmatic Debian
- PhysOrg.com: Linux Evolution Reveals Origins of Curious Mathematical Phenomenon
- Register: Debian all business with Lenny and Squeeze
- iTWire: 20 reasons to shed the Microsoft yoke and use Linux
- EFYTimes: Debian Is Live Now!
- iTWire: Why Debian is different
online: Debian is 15 years old
Debian: 15 Years Old and at the Crossroads
- Internet News:
Debian @15 is it still relevant?
Ubuntu sponsor joins Linux Foundation
- Technocrat.net: 15 years of Debian
- iTWire: Happy Birthday Debian
- EFYTimes: Debian Turns 15 Years Old
- Slashdot: Debian's Testing Branch Nears Completion
- TechRepublic: Debian: The OS for the rest of us
- iTWire: Being Debian leader can be 'scary at times'
- LinuxWorld.com: http://www.linuxworld.com/community/?q=node/41141
- IT Jungle: Debian Project Updates 4.0, Code Freezes Debian 5.0
- Register: Next Debian's 'Lenny' frozen
- Tectonic: Debian celebrates 15-year legacy
- The Linux Link Tech Show: Episode 244 Special Guest Steve McIntyre - Debian Project Leader
- ComputerWorld: Interview: Steve McIntyre, Debian Project Leader
Debian: An Interview with Steve McIntyre
- Debian: Debian is participating in the 2008 Google Summer of Code
- internetnews.com: Debian Sarge Ends Tour of Linux Duty
- iTWire: Debian shows how security snafu should be handled
- ZDNet: Interview with Debian Project Leader Steve McIntyre
- iTWire: Steve McIntyre elected Debian leader
- Slashdot: Study Reports On Debian Governance, Social Organization
- PC World: Debian Linux cluster beats supercomputer in tsunami
- Debian Times: DebConf8 registration open
- Datamation: In Defense and Praise of Debian by Bruce Byfield
- Linux-Watch: Debian 4.0 gets security update
Debian 4.0 (Etch) was released on April 8 after 1 year and 10 months
of development. Etch includes a graphical installer, udev transition,
modular X.Org transition, a new architecture: amd64, and a dropped
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated
Voyage Linux: The Comforts of Debian. Embedded.
- internetnews: Big Debian Linux Payday For HP
Debian stays true to its roots
Linux DevCenter Blog: Desktop Debian Etch (and Ubuntu)
- Wired News: Is Debian Etch The Other "Easy Linux"?
Software Magazine: Debian as a desktop system:
A good alternative to Ubuntu
- Desktop Linux: Apt-get remove SUSE; apt-get install Etch
- linux.com: First interview: Sam Hocevar, new Debian Project Leader
- CLICK: All roads lead to Debian
Insider: Debian 4.0 Tiptoes to Leading Edge
- HowtoForge: The Perfect Setup - Debian Etch (Debian 4.0)
- Debian GNU/Linux:
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 released: 8 April 2007
Online: Debian picks new project head
DebConf8 location: Mar del Plata, Argentina
Exploring the Debian Installer
- Debian Wiki:
Debian's page to track press coverage about Debian
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With several announcements of support for Debian by HP, it is now evident
that enterprise scale support for Debian GNU/Linux is now available.
The well-tempered Debian desktop
Debian Etch: So Easy A Newbie Can Do It
Munich Linux scales desktop management
Indian schools to use homebrew Debian distro
City of Munich deploys a Debian-based solution for
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated
- PC Magazine:
HP Announces Support for Debian Linux
HP Backs Debian Linux to The Hilt
New installer gives Debian Etch an edge
New community project targets the Debian user
Extremadura.gov switches onto Linux
Debian gives Linux a Bhutanese touch
- PC World:
Next Debian Release to Support AMD64 Chips
HP Backs Carrier Grade Debian GNU/Linux
Debian Project Embraces OSDL Carrier Grade Specification
Debian Linux to Include OpenVZ Virtualization
DebConf6: Hot, spicy, and working hard to satisfy Debian users
- Sun Microsystems:
Sun Recasts Java Licensing for GNU/Linux and OpenSolaris Communities
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated (r2)
SUSE, Fedora or Debian for sys admins: A closer look
Reader's Questions to the Debian Project Leader
Interview with Debian Project Leader-elect Anthony Towns
Towns the talk of Debian Project
Debian decides on GNU Free Documentation License
Interview with DPL Branden Robinson
[Debian] Linux in Italian schools - five months later
Debian scrutinizes GPL3
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Debian 3.1 (Sarge) was released on June 6th; a distribution derived from
Debian, Ubuntu, has become one of the hottest Linux distributions; the
DCC Alliance brought a Linux Standards Base (LSB) 3.0 compliant core to
Debian; and Netcraft reported that Debian has regained its position as
the fastest growing Linux distribution for web servers. Together these
show that Debian has matured significantly over the past year.
- Debian Weekly News - 2005 Timeline
- Strong growth for Debian
- InternetNews.com: Debian Alliance Eyes The Enterprise
- LinuxDevices.com: Debian Based Nokia 770 as mobile innovation platform
- MadPenguin: Book Review: The Beauty of "The Debian System"
- Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated (r1)
- LXer: Debian Stabilizing the Linux Landscape
- TUXjournal: A very long chat with Debian's Branden Robinson
- A Concise apt-get / dpkg primer for new Debian users
- Sixth Annual Debian Conference Final Report
- free-bees.co.uk article on Installing Debian Sarge
article on Installing Debian by Edd Dumbill.
article on Chinese Ed. Dept. in Major Linux Buy by Sean
Vol. VI, No. 3, June 2005 Measuring Libre Software Using Debian
3.1 (Sarge) as A Case Study: Preliminary Results .
publishes Vienna dumps Microsoft, moves to Linux by Nick
publishes The Debian legacy by Nick Myra.
publishes Review: Debian 3.1 by Bruce Byfield.
GNU/Linux 3.1 released
fifth annual Embedded Linux Market Survey reports that Debian is
the most popular distribution in embedded systems.
publishes Interview: Branden Robinson, new Debian Project
publishes Debian wins Munich Linux deal by
publishes Munich picks its Linux distro by
publishes Munich banks on Debian.
publishes Non-Commercial Linux Use on The Rise by
Sean Michael Kerner.
Magazine publishes Its All About the Debians by
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reported in January that Debian is the Fastest Growing Linux Distribution
for web services. Here is a sampling of other important news
about Debian GNU/Linux from 2004:
publishes Debian Installation with the Net-Installer RC2 by
publishes Debian Women: Geek feminists in action by Bruce Byfield.
publishes An apt-get primer by Bruce Byfield.
publishes a guest editorial by Binh Nguyen "A Constructive Critique of
publishes an article about the group Debian Women.
reports that Europcar International has migrated 1500 systems to Debian
Kivilcim writes in Newsforge about why he uses the Debian GNU/Linux
operating system (OS) on his workstation.
reports on Debian Sarge.
reports that Oxford University's computer centre embraces PostgreSQL running on Debian.
- Lägler completely
migrates to Debian GNU/Linux.
book The Debian System Concepts and Techniques by
Martin F. Krafft is available.
book Debian GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide by
Graham Williams is available.
switches to Debian.
is used for the new Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association (HKAOA) online
offers 24x7 support for Debian GNU/Linux with HP Extensions.
Chooses Debian to expedite feature additions for Carrier Grade Linux.
continues to grow its market share of Linux-based web hosting providers at a brisk pace.
- Debian has given users more power than they have ever had.
sysadmin lauds Debian for software management.
- Debian's testing
release adds integrated XML Support.
- eWeek: Debian Linux Distribution Earns Quiet Popularity.
- Debian Security
Advisories are Declared CVE-Compatible.
Reviews Debian's stable release.
Tille's paper Custom Debian Distributions on bridging the
link between upstream software developers and end users.
Marcus Thiesen's review of the
data mining efforts by CSIRO run under Debian.
is the Fastest Growing Linux Distribution according to Netcraft.
Barry Smith published articles comparing five Debian based
distributions in a Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) environment:
and Xandros 2.0 Deluxe.
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2003 was a banner year for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution. Debian
celebrated its tenth anniversary and won many awards, placed high in many
industry surveys, and was cited in case studies and white papers. Here is
a sampling of the most important news about Debian GNU/Linux from 2003:
- Debian Weekly
News - 2003 Timeline.
- Debian GNU/Linux
3.0 (r2) is released.
Expands Debian Linux Support.
- Debian GNU/Linux won the 2003
Linux New Media Award in the category "Best Distribution".
- Debian GNU/Linux won the 2003 Linux Journal
Reader's Choice Award for "favorite distribution".
- Debian GNU/Linux won the German
Linux Enterprise magazine reader's
choice award for "Best Enterprise Distribution".
- Debian GNU/Linux placed third in
annual Embedded Linux Market Survey for most popular GNU/Linux
distribution for embedded development.
- Newsfactor Special Report:
Is There a
Place for Debian in the Enterprise?
- Netcraft rated Debian GNU/Linux as the second
most popular distribution on Internet web sites and the most
- Debian celebrates its 10th
- LinuxForce published a
case study featuring our Remote Responder service for a Debian GNU/Linux
- LinuxForce published a case
study featuring our Remote Responder service in a Debian GNU/Linux web
announced the development of a new, web-based educational application
built under Debian GNU/Linux.
- HP published a white paper using Debian GNU/Linux to demonstrate "leveraging
open source for web services development".
MacCárthaigh and Colin Whittaker publish a Case-Study in
Best Practice for Operating System Management featuring Debian
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