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16 Years of Debian

http://www.linux-magazine.com

It was about 16 years ago that Ian Murdock came upon the idea to design a new Linux distro. He named it Debian after Debra and Ian.

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Debian-Ubuntu debate: an upstream view

http://www.itwire.com

Ever since the release team of the Debian GNU/Linux Project announced that it would be adopting a time-based freeze for future releases, there has been much debate about it on the project's mailing lists.

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Debian: contempt for "end user" values has to stop!

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Three recent problems with packages in the last stable release of Debian GNU/Linux (“Lenny”), brought me face-to-face with what is still a major obstacle for acceptance of free software on the desktop: contempt for the values of the people who use it.

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How-To: Compile and Install Latest VLC in Debian Lenny

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

This tutorial will show how to compile and install the latest VLC from source in Debian Lenny in several steps. The current version at the time of writing is VLC 1.0.1, so the tutorial should work successfully for it.

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Ubuntu, Debian Partner to Employ Communist Era Model

http://www.serverwatch.com

The reason I mention all this stems from an offer made by Ubuntu head honcho Mark Shuttleworth to put some of his staff to work on the Debian distro, to help Debian developers get ready for a proposed code freeze in December.

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Shuttleworth wants to support Debian

http://www.h-online.com

In a long posting on the Debian mailing list, Ubuntu sponsor Mark Shuttleworth sets out his position in the dispute over bringing a fixed development cycle to Debian's GNU/Linux distribution. Shuttleworth points out that he has long advocated a model of synchronisation between the various releases of Linux distributions which are based on the same versions of the same core components.

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Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL On Debian Lenny

http://www.howtoforge.com

This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.

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DebConf9: Satisfying Conclusion

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After almost two weeks in the Spanish province of Extremadura, the free project Debian appears satisfied with the outcome and promises the next release “Squeeze” will benefit from the meeting.

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Howto setup Virtual IP address (more than one IP) to your Networkcard in ubuntu

http://shibuvarkala.blogspot.com

If you are a Network Administrator some time you need to assign more than ONE ip address (second ipaddress) to your network card of Ubuntu machine. For this you need to edit the /etc/network/interfaces file by adding the following lines . See the example below and make change according to your ip address settings

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Shuttleworth: On cadence and collaboration

http://lwn.net

Mark Shuttleworth has joined into the discussion on Debian release cycles; it's a rather lengthy attempt to make peace.

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Debian Squeeze: KFreeBSD, Dash and Automatic Debug Packages

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The Debian project is planning a whole series of enhancements for Debian 5.0 "Squeeze." A few results of the currently running Google Summer of Code are beginning to creep into it.

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Quran Study Tool for Ubuntu / Debian Linux : Zekr

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Quran Study Now Available in Linux, Arabic Quotes and English Translation. It is fully featured with advanced searching, navigation, recitation, and commentary. Principle of the Zekr project Never Profit Off The Prophet. All programs are and will always be Free and Open Source. That means that anyone can see and contribute to developing Zekr.

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Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence continues

http://www.itwire.com

In September 2006, an article titled "Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence" appeared in these columns, outlining why these two projects were not exactly the best of bedfellows. Nearly three years later it is evident that nearly as much bad feeling and suspicion still exists.

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Some backpedaling on Debian freeze dates

http://lwn.net

Buried deep within a "bits from the release team" posting to the Debian development community is this text: "Based on feedback of the community we are revisiting the decision to freeze December 2009."

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Boot On BTRFS With Debian

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial will explain you how to boot from a BTRFS filesystem with kernel 2.6.31-RC4 and BTRFS 0.19. BTRFS is a new filesystem with some really interesting features like online defragmenting and snapshots. BTRFS is an experimental filesystem, use at your own risk. The kernel used is also experimental.

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