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Debian Project News - November 3rd, 2008

http://lists.debian.org

"Welcome to this year's 14th issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Some of the topics covered in this issue include: _______

* Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated
* Debian membership
* First Lenny Bug Sprint finished successfully

..."

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5 Simple APT Tricks for Debian and Ubuntu

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Install the dependencies of an application
Sometimes you need to compile from source a newer version of an application which is already included in the repositories. For example, to install the development libraries for BasKet, you would run as root:

apt-get build-dep basket

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Test Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 Without Changing Your Existing Installation

http://vivapinkfloyd.blogspot.com

Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 was released on October 14, 2008 and it currently comes in 36 fully-localised languages. This beta is based on Gecko 1.9.1 layout engine and according to the official website, this release features "significant changes to improve web compatibility, performance and ease of use". You can read the release notes on the official website, here.

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7 Reasons to Pick Ubuntu and When Not to Choose It

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I guess most of the readers are already familiar with Ubuntu, but I'm also writing this for new users, which use Linux for the first time. I use Debian for over a year now, but I used both Ubuntu and Kubuntu in the past (especially Dapper Drake and Edgy Eft) and also 8.04 and 8.10 Beta.

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Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated

http://www.debian.org

"The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename etch). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

Please note that this update does not constitute a new version of Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 but only updates some of the packages included..."

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Debian Lenny Slogan Contest

http://www.ducea.com

"The Debian Art team is seeking a slogan for the next stable release, Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 'Lenny'..." # See Freedom Work <- my favorite one ;)

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Debian at Systems Expo in Munich, Germany

http://times.debian.net

"The Debian project will be present again at this year's Systems expo which takes place from October 21-24 in Munich, Germany [...] a preview of the next version of Debian, lenny, will be presented..."

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Mount CD/DVD Images (ISO/BIN/NRG) Using AcetoneISO2 in Debian and Ubuntu

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

AcetoneISO is a graphical application written in Qt4 which lets you mount CD/DVD images easily. The formats supported are ISO, NRG, MDF, BIN and IMG. It does not come in Debian's repositories, but I will show you how to easily install, run and start to use it.

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Impressions of emacs on a cell phone

http://lists.gnu.org

"...You see my goal is to not use the FreeRunner as a cellphone, but as a PDA: bbdb, w3m (mainly offline with a WWWOFFLE cache)... Impressions of emacs on a cellphone: ..." -- via It was only a matter of time

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Scandanavian Free Software Conference

http://use.perl.org

"The second annual FSCons is about to take place in Gothenburg, Sweden the 24th to the 26th of October. I am giving a talk about Perl and debian, and there are lots of good talks this year as well as the second Nordic Free Software Award, won last year by Skolelinux. We hope you'll attend if you are in the neighborhood!"

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preview of OCaml batteries included Debian packages

http://upsilon.cc

"OCaml batteries included is a wonderful community-driven initiative to standardize the OCaml development platform..."

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Sidux grows on you

http://www.linux.com

Sidux, a relatively new desktop Linux distribution, is based on Sid, the unstable developmental branch of Debian.

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FSCONS: Interview with Fredrik Jonsson on Ubuntu deployment

http://www.fsfe.org

For the upcoming FSCONS Fredrik Jonsson, who's presenting Ubuntu Deployment for Your Enterprise has been interviewed

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Bubba Two: The little server that could

http://www.linux.com

Converting an old PC into a home or office server may look like a good idea on paper, but in reality, the idea has a few serious drawbacks. Turning an old PC into a server also means installing and configuring all the necessary software, which can be a time-consuming and laborious process........ consider instead Bubba Two, a nifty Debian-based device that can be used for a variety of tasks.

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Linux Package Manager Cheatsheet

http://www.linuxplanet.com

A short introduction to package management. Provides an overview of YUM (RPM-based distributions) and Aptitude (Debian and its derivatives).

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