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Debian 5.0.6 "Lenny" released

http://www.h-online.com

The Debian Project has released the sixth maintenance update to Debian 5.0. The updated version includes a number of updates and addresses several bugs and security issues found in the 5.0.5 release from the end of June

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Linux Mint Debian review

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Linux Mint Debian is the latest edition of Linux Mint. As the name implies, this edition is based on Debian rather than Ubuntu, and it sports a new installer, too. This article presents a detailed review of the features of the new installation program.

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Bulk conversion of documents using OpenOffice and Unoconv

http://bit.ly

A simple tutorial on mass conversion of documents using Openoffice and Unoconv. Also shows how to start OpenOffice in headless mode.

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Debian mourns the loss of Frans Pop

http://www.debian.org

The Debian Project has lost a member of its community. Frans Pop (fjp) died on August 20th.

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Debian's backports service moved back to home

http://lists.debian.org

After several years of slacking by everybody involved it finally happened: backports.org has become backports.debian.org. For that to happen several things had to get changed and streamlined, so please make sure to read this announcement to avoid too many surprises.

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Debian ongoing release name is approved

http://lists.debian.org

We will continue to use Toy Story character names for squeeze's successor. The next release will be called "wheezy" (the rubber toy penguin with a red bow tie), and will be Debian 7.0.

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Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

http://lists.debian.org

The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename "lenny"). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

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Record Installed .deb Packages In A Text File (Ubuntu/Debian)

http://howtoforge.com

This short guide shows two methods of recording all your installed .deb packages in a text file that you can then use on another computer to install the same packages there. This is useful if you want to install the same set of packages on more than one computer.

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Debian at 17: As Important as Ever

http://www.linux-mag.com

It’s hard to believe that Debian has 17 years under its belt, but the project celebrated its 17th birthday on August 16. Though Debian may not be quite as well hyped as other distros, it’s still one of the most important FOSS projects around.

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Create A Full System Backup Or Custom Live Ubuntu / Debian CD With Remastersys

http://www.webupd8.org

It's one of the best tools out there to make a disaster recovery disc or make an ISO of your own customized Ubuntu. It's an equivalent to Windows backup and restore (if you use it only for system recovery and not to recover your personal files).

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Debian Squeeze live Alpha 2 image — I like it

http://www.insidesocal.com

I love the fact that I can sort of follow along as Debian Squeeze makes its way from Testing to Stable with the excellent images from the Debian Live project. For i386, I was impressed with the Alpha 1 system, and today I just burned and tried the Debian Live Alpha 2 image for i386 on the Lenovo G555 laptop.

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Debian Appreciation Day

http://www.marga.com.ar

Today is Debian's Birthday, and for a while I've wanted to do something special on this date. In order to raise the general motivation of the project, have a special day when everyone is invited to thank those that make our lives easier.

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Why prefer Debian GNU/Linux over another distribution

http://artipc10.vub.ac.be

Quite some time ago I wrote a blog post explaining why I preferred Mandriva over other distributions. But I have now switched to Debian GNU/Linux, so it is time for an update.

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Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" frozen

http://www.unixmen.com

Finally announced during the annual Debian Developer Conference "Debconf10" in New York that Debian "Squeeze" has now been frozen. In consequence this means that no more new features will be added and all work will now be concentrated on polishing Debian "Squeeze" to achieve the quality Debian stable releases are known for.

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Life is good after Oracle

http://dzone.com

There are alternatives to all this mess as Linux, FreeBSD, PostgreSQL, Firebird, C++, Python, Ruby, PHP, Perl, Lua , LLVM and much more the world is more wide and richer than Oracle draconian world with now the new Draconian Java.

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