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In the world of open-source operating systems, first impressions count

http://www.insidesocal.com

One of the reasons the Ubuntu project is doing so well is that it puts a cleaner, slightly more polished face on what starts out as Debian.

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19 new Debian Developers this week: The Debian Project improves its New Maintainer process

http://times.debian.net

At april 18th 2008, 19 new Debian Developers (DD) accounts were created.

Debian Project is a volunteer effort, and needs more skilled manpower at many human knowledge areas.

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Checking Hard Disk Sanity With Smartmontools (Debian & Ubuntu)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This guide shows how to install and use the smartmontools package on Debian Etch and Ubuntu 7.10. The smartmontools package provides utilities to check hard disks for disk degradation and failure, using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI hard disks.

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I've been using Debian Lenny a lot -- and it works.

http://www.insidesocal.com

I'm hammering away in Debian Lenny right now, and I can pretty much say that it does what I need it to do.

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New Debian leader aims for better communication

http://www.itwire.com

In many ways the Debian GNU/Linux project is unique among all the distributions that dot the Linux landscape. Apart from putting out a high-grade distribution, it has served as the base for a number of others - Ubuntu and Knoppix, to name just two - which have had a big impact on the growth of the Linux ecosystem.

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4 months and 10 days without any new Debian developer. Is Debian dying?

http://www.lucas-nussbaum.net

"It has now been more than 4 months since the last Debian developer account was created. 18 contributors have been through all steps, and are simply waiting for this simple administrative task to be done..."

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Steve McIntyre elected Debian Project Leader 2008

http://times.debian.net

"The winner of the Debian Project Leader (DPL) 2008 election is Steve McIntyre, His term as DPL will extend for one year starting on April 17th, 2008..."

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Venezuela and the Hackers’ Revolution

http://www.dailyradical.org

"The Third International Forum on Free Knowledge was recently held in Maracaibo, Venezuela, bringing together many people interested in the development of free software worldwide. One reason Venezuela chose to host this event is that, in January 2006, their new free software law came into effect, which mandates that all government agencies migrate to free software over a two-year period.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 16 weeks ago
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Let's resurrect Debian Weekly News

http://lists.debian.org

"Hi! As many of you might have noticed, our weekly newsletter died more or less some time ago[1]. Considering that to be a great loss and a shame for a project as large as Debian, I think it's high time to resurrect it! [...] You saw an interesting blog or news about Debian? Report it to us! There is an interesting discussion on one of our mailing list?

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Debian GNU/Hurd K16 Snapshot Released

http://kerneltrap.org

Hurd Philip Charles has released the K16 snapshot of the Debian GNU/Hurd system. The K16 CD series includes a mini-ISO, 4 full CD images, and 2 DVD images. For the first time, a QEMU image based on the mini-ISO is provided as well.

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Are you a Debian user?

http://lists.debian.org

"... If you are using Debian on your phone, embedded computer, laptop, desktop, server, network, telecommunications equipment or other part of your information infrastructure, I'd love to hear from you. When replying, tell me anything you want to, but if you can't think of anything, here are some ideas to get you started: ..." -- via http://ftbfs.wordpress.com/2008/03/30/are-you-debian-user/

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Summary of Mono’s Danger to GNU/Linux and the Free Desktop

http://boycottnovell.com

We have received some mail recently from developers who are concerned about issues that are covered here, including OOXML and Mono. One person, for example, was concerned about pressure on KDE to implement support for OOXML (a big no-no). Coming from Debian, a concerned developer spoke about the problems surrounding Mono. Together, we ought to at least try to inform.

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Debian Installer Lenny Beta 1 released

http://times.debian.net

"The Debian Installer team is proud to announce the first beta of Debian Lenny's Installer. This is the first release since Etch and the whole team has been hard at work during the past 11 months to make this release full of new features and bugfixes. We do need your help to find bugs and further improve the installer, so please try it..."

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Debian Linux cluster beats supercomputer in tsunami warnings

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au

The Philippine government's official weather service, PAGASA, has replaced its SGI supercomputer with a clustered Debian Linux system that can process information vital to protection against typhoons, floods, droughts, tsunamis and other wild weather conditions at a fraction of the cost.

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Ubuntu Eye for the Debian Guy: Running Linux on Linux

http://www.devx.com

Take a journey around the world of Ubuntu 7.10 without exiting from Debian. Along the way, you'll learn how to run multiple Linux-in-Linux instances for development and study.

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