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Debian Squeeze Pre-review

http://cannonblast.net

Every two years or so, Debian puts out a new "stable" release. This is my favorite distribution because of the minimal number of bugs and the huge software repositories and the powerful package manager.

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Created by penguinista 4 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 6 weeks ago
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Pieces of the roaming laptop puzzle in Debian

http://people.skolelinux.org

Today, the last piece of the puzzle for roaming laptops in Debian Edu finally entered the Debian archive. Today, the new libpam-mklocaluser package was accepted. Two days ago, two other pieces was accepted into unstable. This collection of packages allow for two different setups for roaming laptops.

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The Perfect Subversion Server - Debian Lenny [ISPConfig3]

http://www.howtoforge.com

Subversion is a free/open-source version control system. That is, Subversion manages files and directories, and the changes made to them, over time. This allows you to recover older versions of your data, or examine the history of how your data changed. In this regard, many people think of a version control system as a sort of "time machine".

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Debian + Backports is Better than the Latest Ubuntu

http://pclinuxos2007.blogspot.com

Debian Stable has a bad reputation of being little obsolete. It's never able to catch up with time. But I don't buy to the view that Debian Stable is outdated.

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Parallellized boot is now the default in Debian/unstable

http://people.skolelinux.org

Since this evening, parallel booting is the default in Debian/unstable for machines using dependency based boot sequencing.

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KDE 4.4.3 reached Debian Sid, and its awesome

http://gnuski.blogspot.com

Today, the 3rd of May 2010, KDE SC 4.4.3 has been uploaded to Debian Sid (Unstable). This is the first of the 4.4.x series that Debian has had (outside of the Experimental repository and an unofficial repository), and so far the whole of it is awesome.

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Have Debian Forks Hurt Debian?

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It has been argued both ways for years. Both sides have valid points, and experience varies so widely depending on so many factors that it seems impossible to come to a conclusion.

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GNU HURD in April 2010

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A month of the Hurd: Arch Hurd, updated Debian GNU/Hurd QEMU image, and GSoC students.

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A Future Opening

http://elevenislouder.blogspot.com

As I look through DistroWatch's list, I see a trend. The top ten at the moment are: Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint, OpenSuSE, Mandriva, Debian, PCLinuxOS, Sabayon, Arch, and MEPIS. Strangely, we find two relatively non-n00b distributions in there...

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Fight Image Spam With FuzzyOCR And SpamAssassin On Debian Lenny

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial describes how to scan emails for image spam with FuzzyOCR on a Debian Lenny server. FuzzyOCR is a plugin for SpamAssassin which is aimed at unsolicited bulk mail containing images as the main content carrier. Using different methods, it analyzes the content and properties of images to distinguish between normal mails (ham) and spam mails.

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Using The Debian Alternatives System

http://segfault.in

There are several cases where two packages provide two different versions of a program, both of which provide the same core functionality.

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Processing 10000 Pictures Using Many Computers With Oropo (Debian/Ubuntu)

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Have you ever had a lot of data to process? In such a moment after a while of processing we realize that it will take ages to complete. It would be faster if we could use two or three or even more computers. Let's use some computers - you think it is a lot of configuration? You are wrong. With Oropo it's easy. Let's discuss a problem of processing large number of pictures.

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Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And ftplicity On Debian Lenny

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When you rent a dedicated server nowadays, almost all providers give you FTP backup space for your server on one of the provider's backup systems. This tutorial shows how you can use duplicity and ftplicity to create encrypted backups on the provider's remote backup server over FTP.

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A Slimline Debian Install: It's Easier Than You Might Think

http://www.linuxjournal.com

There are some superb desktop Linux distributions that are designed to work with very old hardware. However, there are a lot of machines floating around that are a bit too good for something as limited as Puppy.

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The Debian Democracy

http://www.daniweb.com

Do you consider yourself to be fairly familiar with the Debian Linux distribution? I thought I was familiar with it enough to know its origin and history. There's one significant piece of the Debian puzzle that I didn't know about: Its Constitution.

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